Category: Entertainment

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.

  • “Child’s Play: Tales & Crafts” Is Back

    Child’s Play is back for another summer at the Anderson Barn History Center in Ephraim. Don’t miss this great summer activity for children, grandchildren, and visiting friends (ages four to eight) organized by teacher and long-time Ephraim Historical Foundation volunteer Barbara Fox.

  • Olde Ellison Bay Days

    Another Door County festival will kick off the summer when the 42nd Olde Ellison Bay Days starts Friday, June 27, with the popular talent show and ice cream social at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church at 5 pm.

  • Summer Movie Series at The Clearing

    Henry and Joan Timm have taught a popular movie class during The Clearing’s Winter Program for several years. Now they are offering a summer series. The movies will be shown at the Jens Jensen Center every other Tuesday evening at 7 pm beginning July 15.

  • Intro to Sea Kayaking

    Come join the certified Team Leadership Center paddling team for a day of paddling on the waters surrounding beautiful Door County. Whether a first time sea kayaker or an experienced paddler, this workshop has something for everyone.

  • Festa! Stone’s Throw Winery Italian Festival

    Stone’s Throw Winery will host Door County’s Second Annual Italian Festival, Festa! June 28, from noon – 8 pm. The festival will offer a variety of Italian food, music, games and plenty of Vino! Admission to event grounds at the winery is free.

  • Ridges Lecture Series Begins

    The Ridges Sanctuary kicked off its Thursday evening lecture series on June 19 with a presentation on “Backyard Birdscapes” by Mariette Nowak. Presentations similar to this will continue on Thursday evenings through Aug.

  • Egan Center Hosts Sunset Concert Series

    In a world in which music is in danger of becoming a commodity, the free Sunset Concert Series at the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center (PEPAC) offers a chance for people to reconnect with music.

  • Putting on a Show: The passion behind Fish Creek’s fourth celebration

    Almost immediately after the last multi-colored light shower explodes over the bay of Fish Creek, Terry Bolland, owner of the Summertime Restaurant, and Brian Hackbarth, Summertime’s General Manager, will start again the arduous and lengthy process that is putting together the next years’ show.

  • Door County Event – Schedules for the Fourth

    Fish Creek Festival and Fireworks 920.868.2316 • July 5 Food and music starts at noon at Clark Park, with a Venetian boat parade at dusk and fireworks to follow at approximately 10 pm. Sturgeon Bay Celebrates 920.743.6246 • July 4 Brats and burgers cooked by the Pioneer Fire Department at 5 pm, ice […]

  • Celebrating the Fourth

    July Fourth is almost upon us, and places all around Door County have fun-filled events planned. From fireworks to grill outs, parades to shows, there is a little something for everybody.

  • Unity

    With lofty hopes such as delivering an angelic, energetic, diverse, liberal and peaceful message to listeners, it’s hard not to love the reggae sounds of Unity.

  • Toivo

    This new group, made up entirely of Door County residents, has only been playing together for a year but they plan on making a name for themselves around the peninsula this summer.

  • Todd Carey

    MTV Online described this young, new artist as a “talented musician with a lot of energy and an established following…you won’t be disappointed.” And it’s hard to imagine being disappointed while listening to his latest album, Watching, Waiting, which is full of unique, contemporary pop-rock.

  • The Nicks

    With an ever-changing posse, “The Nicks,” Steingart and Hoover, will be playing all over Door County this summer. The duo met in Egg Harbor in 2000, but did not start playing together until 2004, when they made their first appearance at Fred and Fuzzy’s waterfront restaurant.

  • pat mAcdonald

    His latest album, Troubadour of Stomp, pays tribute to mAcdonald’s rock and swamp blues roots. No Depression magazine describes it as “a dozen brazen new songs, packed with MacDonalds lusty, low-end guitars, stormy harmonica and falsetto singing, and some of the best wordplay in American music."

  • Mullet Hunters

    Nothing says party in Door County like a Mullet Hunters show. They’ve been rocking the peninsula for the past seven years, and with the release of their newest CD, Mullet Hunters, they’ve really upped the ante.

  • Little Marsh Overflow

    Though they can’t say exactly what type of music they play, this band guarantees to keep their audience dancing long into the night, and they make good on this promise show after show.

  • JT and the Clouds

    This Chicago-based band is a group on the move. With a tour in the UK this summer, the Clouds travel the world as much as their music travels between genres.

  • Jana Nyberg Group

    Not every act on the peninsula is fighting for a piece of the rock/ funk market. The Jana Nyberg Group has been bringing jazz to the county for the past couple summers, entertaining diners at the Mission Grille many Friday nights and saluting the sunset Wednesdays at the Top Deck Restaurant at Gordon Lodge.

  • Eric Lewis & Friends

    A flat-picking extraordinaire from Memphis Tennessee, Eric Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist who has performed and recorded with some of the top Memphis artists including Jimbo Mathus and the Starlite Wranglers, Amy LaVere and the Perfect Gentlemen, Jimmy Davis, Tommy Burroughs and many others.