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Door County entertainment news from the staff of the Peninsula Pulse and Door County Living. Find the latest details on concerts, performing arts, theater, and much more from the Door County scene.

  • New Hours at DCMM

    The extended hours at the Door County Maritime Museum’s Sturgeon Bay facility have recently come to an end. The museum will still maintain daily hours throughout the year, and will be open daily 10 am – 5 pm.

  • Astronomy Weekend at Crossroads

    “Welcome to the Universe” is the theme of the 2009 Family Astronomy Weekend at Crossroads of Big Creek. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 19 and 20, with the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society and Friends of Crossroads sponsoring an array of family activities designed to introduce learners of all ages to the wonders of astronomy.

  • Celebrate Door County with A Taste of the Favorites

    A selection of Door County businesses will host a special event to celebrate the arrival of fall’s colors. Featuring a variety of activities including a fashion show, demonstrations, food, and entertainment, “A Taste of the Favorites” will be held on Sunday, September 20 from 11 am – 3 pm at the Corner of the Past and the Old Anderson House Museum in Sister Bay.

  • Mayan Culture Subject of Next Base Camp Travelogue

    Keith and Ursula Leedy will present another adventure travelogue at Base Camp Coffee Bar on Wednesday, September 23 at 6:30 pm. The program will feature the ancient and modern Maya in the Central American countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize.

  • Quilt Show at Door County Outpost

    Area quilters will display their talents this Labor Day Weekend at the 4th annual Quilt Show and Sale, held at the Door County Outpost in Egg Harbor. More than 150 quilt items will be on display September 4 – 7 from 10 am – 5 pm.

  • Kiwanis Club Kicks Off Travelogue Series

    The Kiwanis Club of Northern Door kicks off their 30th season of presenting travel films to the community on Friday, September 18 at 7:30 pm, with veteran travel film producers Don and Fran Van Polen presenting A Taste of Old Holland.

  • Gibraltar Talks Lecture Focuses on Lumberjack History

    Escanaba, Michigan-based author and historian Bill Jamerson will be on hand for a musical presentation on lumberjack history as part of the Gibraltar Talks program series.

  • Wine:30

    What’s in a bottle? Although wine making dates back thousands of years, bottling wine in glass bottles is a relatively recent development that can be traced back to the Roman Empire.

  • Servers of the Week

    Eddie Rockwell, Sister Bay Bowl Jason Rockwell, Bayside Tavern The staff at the Pulse thought that reinstating its popular “Server of the Week” was a perfect way to say thank you to the countless Door County bartenders and “waitrons” that have slung food and drinks throughout the duration of the summer.

  • Nasewaupee….Music Festival?

    For a community as small as Door County, it’s always a promising sign when there’s a chance to increase the visibility of the live music and nightlife scene on the peninsula.

  • Culture Club – Peninsula Arts & Humanities Alliance

    With the onset of World War II, many Americans found themselves answering their nation’s call to duty. So it was with the Door County Maritime Museum’s tug John Purves (then named Butterfield).

  • Last Weekend for Pen Players Wait Until Dark

    (Left to right) Roat (played by Jay Whittaker) smooth-talks his way into the home of Suzy (played by Linda Fortunato), an unsuspecting blind woman in the Peninsula Players current show, Wait Until Dark.

  • Pen Players Receives Increased WAB Grant

    Fish Creek’s Peninsula Players Theatre has received a matching grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board (WAB) in the amount of $22,583 – an increase of 17 percent from what was awarded to the theater last year through the WAB’s Creation & Presentation program.

  • Paula Poundstone at DCA

    Armed with nothing but a stool, a microphone, and a can of Diet Pepsi, Paula Poundstone’s ability to create on the spot humor has become the stuff of legend.

  • “A Night to Remember” at DCA

    The Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek will be alive with the music of the ’50s and ’60s on Saturday, September 12 at 7 pm, when the Doo-Wop Daddies and other special guests perform in “A Night to Remember.

  • AFT Announces Fall Show Guys & Does

    American Folklore Theatre (AFT) takes aim for hilarity with Guys & Does, the world premiere deer hunting musical that opens Friday, September 4 at the Ephraim Village Hall.

  • Henhouse Prowlers at TAP

    Chicago is a city known for its blues as well as its bluegrass. In the bluegrass history books, it was a pivotal stop along the road to success for the Monroe Brothers and, in more current times, noteworthy as home base for the long popular Special Consensus.

  • February Sky Opens UUF Emerson Series

    The folk/Celtic duo of February Sky, featuring Susan Urban and Phil Cooper, will open the 2009 Unitarian Universalist Emerson Performance Series on Saturday, September 19 at 7:30 pm.

  • LOVEdada Concert at Studio 330

    Studio 330, Hans Christian’s new recording studio, and Gallery Jenwah is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a live concert by LOVEdada on Thursday, September 17 at 7:30 pm.