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Door County is home to a selection of performance venues and ensembles unmatched by any other small communities in America. Birch Creek brings jazz and classical music to a rustic barn, Midsummer’s Music Festival tours the peninsula for intimate concerts, and the Peninsula Music Festival awes visitors and locals alike at the Door Community Auditorium each august. Find schedules for these and many other venues here.

  • “Time Flies” on Washington Island

    On February 15 and 16 the Island Players on Washington Island will present seven comedies by David Ives at the Washington Hotel. The production, Time Flies: A Matter of Life and Death, is produced by Charlotte Manning and directed by David Ranney and Carissa Mann.

  • Green Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra

    The Green Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra, conducted by Mike Ross, will perform at the Weidner Center on Monday, March 10 at 10 am for area elementary students.

  • DCA Presents Third Annual “Door County Idol”

    With a resounding drum roll, six of Door County’s most talented young singers will step onto the Door Community Auditorium stage to compete for the title “4th Door County Idol” on Saturday, February 9, at 7 pm.

  • Auditions for Lyons’ “Ma’s Case…Ehn So?” at TAP

    Carol Lyons will hold auditions for her production of Ma’s Case: All the World’s a Stage, ehn, so? on Sunday, February 10 from noon – 3 pm at Third Avenue Playhouse, 239 N.

  • Victoria Vox Featured in Concert at White Gull Inn

    Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Victoria Vox will be featured in concert Wednesday, December 12, at the White Gull Inn in Fish Creek. The 8 pm concert is the second of a series of six this winter, featuring nationally touring acoustic folk musicians.

  • “The Christmas Schooner” – A Musical

    The Christmas Schooner, will be performed on Washington Island on December 1 at 7:30 pm and December 2 at 2 pm. Tickets prices are adults $12 and children $6.

  • Hagen Christmas Show is a Family Affair

    The Hagen Family returns to Third Avenue Playhouse for their annual Christmas concert on Saturday, December 15 at 7:30 pm. The harmonies, humorous presentation, wide variety of material and family values of this multi-generational group have made the Hagens favorites throughout the county and the state.

  • DCA Celebrates the Holiday Season with “The Nutcracker”

    The David Taylor Dance Theatre (DTDT) celebrates the yuletide season at the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) with The Nutcracker. Under the direction of the company’s founder David Taylor, the DTDT version of everyone’s holiday favorite is bright, bold, and imaginative.

  • Music Man Charlie Eckhardt is Leading the Parade

    Like Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man, Gibraltar Schools’ music teacher Charlie Eckhardt is leading the parade…and his students are keeping step. Since first walking through the Gibraltar Schools’ music room in 2000, Eckhardt has won the hearts of teachers, students, and parents. With an infectious enthusiasm that radiates through his students, Eckhardt’s influence […]

  • Under the Newborn Stars: American Folklore Theatre

    “In our little corner of the woods, those ominous rumblings about the Death of American Musical Theatre are drowned out by the footfalls of 50,000 loyal fans strolling down the path in Fish Creek’s Peninsula State Park each year to laugh and cry with our merry players under the newborn stars.” – Fred Alley, AFT […]

  • Midsummer’s Music Festival

    As with so many good things in life, Midsummer’s Music Festival began as a conversation among friends. And, as often happens in Door County, those friendships were formed amid the excitement of building a long dreamed of home on the peninsula. In this case the home belonged to Jim and Jean Berkenstock, longtime visitors to […]

  • Birch Creek Hits a Milestone

    For the past 30 years, Birch Creek Music Performance Center has been helping young musicians develop their skills by working alongside a distinguished performing faculty. In honor of this noteworthy milestone, Birch Creek is offering a few exceptional extras for their summer season. There will be three special guest musicians for this year’s concert line-up. […]