Volume 18 Issue 14 – Section 1

In this issue

  • Variety of Vendors at Settlement Farmer’s Market

    The Settlement Farmer's Market is off to a great start for its 9th season. The market is held every Wednesday from 10 am – 2 pm, or until sellout, but will not be held on July 4 or if there is inclement weather.

  • Featured Stretch: Sitting Side Bend

    Sitting side bend brings movement and freedom to the side of your torso. When we can move the side body with ease and we are able to expand the muscles between each rib – we are able to breathe with more freedom.

  • Coulsons Celebrate 40 years at the White Gull Inn

    When Andy Coulson first became part owner of the White Gull Inn in Fish Creek, there were rotting floorboards, soggy beams and leaky roofs. Most rooms didn’t have their own bathrooms and were half the size they are today. And Jan Lindsley, at the time, was just an employee.

  • 2012 Nor-Door Little League

    Standings, results and schedule for Nor-Door Little League.

  • Marina Park Painted Orange

    Marina Park in Sister Bay was painted orange on the evening of June 24. Friends of Bo Johnson turned out in droves for a candlelight vigil for the Gibraltar 8th grader who is facing his toughest test yet in his battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

  • Weekend ReCAP

    I am a busy girl living life in Door County, trying to take in as much of this crazy, awesome place as I can (with the help of my brand new iPhone). See what adventures ensued as I reflect on this week’s Weekend ReCAP.

  • Results of the Washington Island Kayak Marathon and Half Marathon

    When the starting horn went off at 8:30 am on June 16 at Gislason Beach, Detroit Harbor, spectators saw Mark Anich, an elite marathon kayak racer from Racine, take a quick and speedy lead.

  • Gibraltar Schools to Ask for Recurring Referendum

    The Gibraltar School Board will be looking for voters to approve a recurring $2,875,000 revenue limit override this November. The school’s current two-year override referendum, which asked for the same amount of money annually, retires as of the 2012-13 school year.

  • Strivers Compete in Nationals

    The Door County YMCA Strivers Gymnastic Team will compete at the YMCA Gymnastic Nationals June 28 – July1 in Milwaukee at the Frontier Airlines Convention Center in cooperation with Summerfest.

  • Sturgeon Bay Officials Reach Out to Coast Guard

    The Sturgeon Bay Coast Guard Steering Committee is looking to reinforce the city’s relationship with the servicemen and women of the U.S. Coast Guard.

  • What Happened in Door County?

    • The week of June 25 marked Gibraltar Superintendent Steve Seyfer’s last week with the Gibraltar School District. Seyfer has worked with the district for 15 years both as superintendent and, for the last two years, elementary school principal.

  • Bandits and Explosion Come Out on Top of Tournament

    Thirteen teams competed in 40 games during the 2012 Field of Dreams Fastpitch Softball Tournament in Sturgeon Bay June 22 – 24, but only two walked away with bids to the USSSA World Series.

  • What’s Coming Up in Door County?

    • The City of Sturgeon Bay and the Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) will be offering $140,000 in loans to businesses along next year's Bayview Bridge closure detour route.

  • Dickcissel

    The Dickcissel, now quite commonly seen and heard throughout Wisconsin, is a bird that a good many state birders have not seen before. This year marks only the second time in 30 years that we have observed and heard this field bird within walking distance of our home.

  • Bringing Home the Bacon

    There are few things quite as disheartening as not having a single thought for a column anywhere in your head with a deadline looming. Such is the situation I found myself in this week.

  • Overfished Oceans & Gene Therapy

    Most fisheries scientists agree that our oceans are grossly overfished, and that many fish populations are on the verge of collapse. Lobby groups argue against closely regulating fisheries because, according to them, “not enough is known” about the dynamics of fish populations.

  • Historic Day for Door County

    Welcome to the Notes from the Grove, providing Liberty Grove residents and visitors tid bits of information about goings on in town government. • June 23 marked a historic day for the Town of Liberty Grove, the community of Ellison Bay and Door County.

  • The Hairpin

    For most of Door County, the Fourth of July signifies a celebration of our nation’s independence accompanied by a barrage of tourists, parades, and fireworks.

  • Article posted Thursday, June 28, 2012 2:34pm

    Only 48 hours remain in a very special cat adoption deal at Door County Humane Society. To celebrate June as “Adopt a Shelter Cat” month, any cat three years or older has the adoption fee slashed to only $30, from the regular $90 charge.

  • Notice the Unnoticed

    Several years ago I was asked to speak to a gathering of people who were working to increase civic engagement in their home communities.

  • Old-time Hymn Sing at Zion United Methodist Church

    Zion United Methodist Church will hold the first annual hymn sing on July 8 at 6:30 pm to benefit local food pantries. The evening features old-time hymns picked by the audience at a 137-year-old church.

  • YMCA Hosts Community Walking Group

    Ministry Door County Medical Center is sponsoring a community walking program at the Sturgeon Bay YMCA. The walking group meets at the outdoor track on Monday or Wednesday from 5 – 6:30 pm; Tuesday from 9 –10 am; or Thursday from 6 – 7 am.

  • Women’s Fund of Door County Announces Grant Recipients

    Positive self-image and self esteem were the underlying messages from speakers accepting grants from the Women’s Fund of Door County at the June 6 reception.

  • First Aid App Launched by Red Cross

    The American Red Cross recently launched its official first aid app. This app is the first in a series to be created by the American Red Cross. It gives instant access to information on how to handle the most common first aid situations, and includes videos and interactive quizzes.

  • Golden LivingCenter-Dorchester Offers Cool Tips

    Golden LivingCenter-Dorchester would like to inform the public with tips for staying cool and safe. Tips include drink water and avoid caffeine and sugary drinks; check on neighbors and seniors; wear lightweight fabrics, like cotton; and take breaks when working/playing outdoors.

  • Gibraltar Grill Introduces a Featured Pasta Donation

    The Gibraltar Grill will donate $2 from each Alfonso Featured Pasta sold each month to a local non-profit. The Alfonso Featured Pasta Donation for the month of June was made to the Door County Humane Society.

  • Family Centers of Door County Announce New Program

    The Family Centers of Door County announce a new program for the summer, Youth Move. An exciting line up for children entering 1st grade through 7th grade are planned, and the day camp will be held at the Southern Door Family Center.

  • Plum Island Hosts Coast Guard Annual Meeting

    On July 28, the Friends and the US Fish and Wildlife Service will welcome Coast Guard veterans to Plum Island during the organization’s annual meeting and volunteer recognition picnic.

  • Altrusa Club of Door County Awarded Grant

    Altrusa International Foundation has honored its local chapter, Altrusa Club of Door County, with the substantial grant of $2,000. This grant will be used towards the Club's annual Back-to-School Fair, which provides school supplies to children from disadvantaged families.

  • Noteworthy Read: “Non-Violence: The History of a Dangerous Idea”

    War and violence have been an integral, almost constant part of the world’s history; in fact, in Mark Kurlansky’s book Non-Violence: The History of a Dangerous Idea, he states that philosophers Will and Ariel Durant determined in 1968 “that of the previous 3,421 years, only 268 had been without war."

  • Barbara Larsen Looks Behind the Fine Print

    Door County Poet Laureate Barbara Larsen has recently released her chapbook Obits: Reading behind the fine print, her seventh book of poetry. “Obituaries have always interested me,” wrote the poet in the forward to her book.

  • American Life in Poetry: Column 363

    Psychologists must have a word for it, the phenomenon of shifting the focus of sadness from the source of that sadness to something else. Here’s a fine poem on this subject by Penelope Scambly Schott, who lives in Oregon.

  • “The Subject Was Roses” at Third Avenue Playhouse

    The first play by Third Avenue Playhouse’s (TAP) new theatre company, Stage Door Theatre Company, is the Pulitzer Prize winning comedy/drama The Subject Was Roses by Frank D. Gilroy.

  • Like Coming Home: Q&A with Amy Ludwigsen

    Many changes herald Door Shakespeare’s 17th season. Quite possibly the most important change is the addition of new Managing Director Amy Ludwigsen, a long-time member of the Door County arts community.

  • Sweet, Tart, Spit: The Art of Cherry Spitting

    The Orchard County Winery explodes with fruity aroma the minute the door opens. They also do not hold back when it comes to the county’s favorite fruit, cherries.

  • 2011 Tourism Numbers

    Last year’s numbers are in, and it looks like Door County tourism was strong in 2011. The Door County Tourism Zone Commission recently released numbers on room tax revenue, visitor spending and the reach of Door County Visitor Bureau advertising.

  • A Story Behind Each Wreck

    Door County is surrounded by water. It’s integral to our weather, recreation and economy – and it’s a big part of our history. That’s why two maritime archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society recently dove beneath the waves near Whitefish Dunes State Park to explore the Australasia, a ship that sank in 1896.

  • Roundabout Project Proposed in Sturgeon Bay

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is taking preliminary steps towards the installation of roundabouts on Highway 42/57 in Sturgeon Bay. The proposed roundabouts would be installed at the Michigan Street and Egg Harbor Road intersections of Highway 42/57.

  • Strange Bedfellows? Or a Marriage Made in Heaven?

    It’s fun to imagine bluegrass legend Del McCoury and Charlie Gabriel of New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band sitting down and having a drink together.

  • Elephant Revival Brings Transcendental Folk to Door County

    After first appearing on the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) stage last year as the opening act for Mason Jennings, Elephant Revival is back by popular demand.

  • Old Home Takes Up New Residence

    Those driving through Jacksonport may have noticed that something old has taken up new residence on the south side of town. The Loritz log home, which was built by Joseph Loritz and his sons Harry and George in 1925, has been moved from Loritz Road to its new location at the future site of the Jacksonport Historical Museum.

  • Community Mural to Grace Baileys Harbor

    Murals are popping up on walls all over Wisconsin, and Baileys Harbor will soon feature this outdoor art. The Baileys Harbor Community Mural Project will celebrate the past, the present, the future, and the natural beauty of the town.

  • More Lives to Live: James Rigoni

    Henry David Thoreau’s experiment in living simply at Walden Pond was only one of “several more lives” he had to live. In that same spirit, James Rigoni has opened Rigoniworks Art Gallery in Sister Bay.

  • Renovation of Door County Beaches Protects Swimmers

    Two Door County beaches were closed on June 20 after two really rainy days that brought down almost two inches of rain. The county public health department surveys beaches and found elevated bacteria counts at many sites after the rain.

  • Northern Door Volleyball League

    Northern Door Volleyball League standings after play on June 27.

  • By the Numbers

    483 Number of cyclists in 2011 Ride for Nature 734 Number of cyclists in the 2012 Ride for Nature 5,000 Estimated number of participants in Door County's silent sports events in 2006 13,000 Number of particpants expected in Door County's silent sports events in 2012 92 Percent of Door County Half Marathon particpants that live outside Door County 46 Percent of half marathon participants who stayed at a hotel, B&B, or campground 84 Percent of half marathon particpants who ate or drank at a local establishment after the race 49 Percent of cyclists who have household incomes over $100,000 300 Miles of bike lanes and trails built by the city of Portland, Ore.

  • Virge Temme Architecture Homes Earn Notable Distinctions

    Virge Temme Architecture Inc. designed homes have recently grabbed national attention. Temme designed (Laaksonen Builders constructed) a home for Andy and Melissa Mather in Ellison Bay that was just featured as the cover story for the July/August issue of Midwest Living.

  • JCC Offers New Product, Amish Cashew Crunch

    Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts is offering a new product under their own label, Amish Cashew Crunch. This rich, tasty Amish candy with a crunch is an irresistible treat.

  • DCVB Brings Travel Writers to County

    The Door County Visitor Bureau organized a group of 18 journalists to visit the peninsula from June 25 – 29. The DCVB uses the public relations program to invite credentialed travel writers to Door County from throughout the Midwest and across the country experience firsthand all the area has to offer.

  • Gills Rock Independence Day Schedule of Events

    Wednesday, July 4 • 5 pm – Food and Live Music • Dusk – Fireworks

  • Fish Creek Hosts Summer Festival

    Fish Creek’s Summer Festival takes place at Clark Park on July 7 for the Independence Day celebration. The festival features food, drinks, live music from a DJ, a dunk tank, and beginning at 3 pm everyone is invited to partake in a water balloon toss, sack races, and tug-of-war.

  • Door County Distillery Gin Wins Gold Medal

    Door County Distillery Gin recently won its first gold medal at a Finger Lakes International competition earlier this month. Later this year, the distillery will produce Ridges Gin, with juniper harvested sustainably from Door County properties.

  • Bayview Terrace Apartments Earn 2012 Award of Excellence

    USDA Rural Development is honoring Bayview Terrace Apartments with the 2012 Award of Excellence. Bayview Terrace Apartments, in Sturgeon Bay, was selected as recipient of the Award of Excellence in recognition of their continued dedication to providing affordable housing.

  • Congratulations Doug Blahnik

    A secret to our dear readers I now promptly shall leak, Doug is a “server of history” In our hamlet called Fish Creek. An elementary teacher, With social studies his passion, Now shares for all our rich past In a most believable fashion.

  • Albariٌo

    In the northwest coastal region of Spain is the area known as Galicia. This green, hilly region is home to the white varietal of Albariٌo. This grape has been grown in the region for centuries and was most commonly seen as the main blending varietal in the Rias Baixas (ree-ass by-shass).

  • Article posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012 11:35am

    There are only three lighthouses in the United States with the birdcage dome on top, one is in Door County, where is it located?

  • Article posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012 11:31am

    Cancer (June 22 – July 22): This period your fears will disappear, including the trepidation that moving a second story apartment to the first floor will alter your view of the universe.

  • Overheard, Shout Outs and Pet Peeves

    Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud?

  • Article posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012 11:27am

    Dear Ms. Manners, I have a problem. A friend of mine (he may not the sharpest crayon in the box) texts me constantly. I'm talking upwards of 60 times a day.


    Members of the Swedish American Children’s Choir from St. Charles, Illinois, delighted the crowd at Olde Ellison Bay Days with authentic Swedish songs, garb, and dancing.

  • The Cheese Insider

    The artisan cheese movement in Wisconsin, as well as the rest of the country, is a fast moving segment of the food industry, and is driven in large part by two distinct groups of cheesemakers.

  • Golf League Results

    Recent golf league results from around the county.

  • Tip from the Pro

    The average golfer could lower their score five to ten shots by becoming a better putter. Turning three putts into two putts is a great start. Putting is 90 percent confidence.

  • Finding a Professional to Suit Your Fancy

    Golfers everywhere appreciate a good birdie, a saving par, and anyone who has ever held a handicap appreciates the magnificence of Augusta National, the Lake Michigan winds of Whistling Straights, and the tradition of historic Saint Andrews.

  • A Round for The Ridges

    On July 8, The Ridges will hold its fifth annual summer fundraiser, A Round for The Ridges, on the blue course of the Alpine Resort in Egg Harbor. The 9-hole scramble tees off with a shotgun start at 3 pm.

  • Sporting the Longest Drive and a Super Bowl Ring

    Madison Resch was the winner of the longest drive for a female at the 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Outing for the Boys & Girls Club at Horseshoe Bay on June 12.

  • The Ridges Sanctuary Offers Outdoor Adventure Opportunities

    The Ridges continues its series of Discovery Bird Walks on July 7, 6:30 – 8:30 am. Bird Walks are also scheduled for July 14, 21, and 28. Enthusiasts of all ages, abilities and interests can explore birding hot spots in the Baileys Harbor area.

  • Sister Bay Parks Committee and YMCA Bring Exercise Programs to Sister Bay

    For the fifth year the Parks Committee of Sister Bay and the Northern Door YMCA join in a cooperative effort to bring healthy programs for kids and adults to Sister Bay starting July 11 and running until August 15.

  • Register for 2012 Tractor & Engine Show

    The 2012 Tractor & Engine Show celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and will be held July 28 and 29. Registration day is July 27 from 8 am – 2 pm.

  • Saturday Vintage Markets in Ellison Bay

    The Liberty Grove Historical Society will host three Saturday Vintage Markets. The markets will be held at the museum site at the top of the Ellison Bay Hill on July 7, Aug.

  • Rowleys Bay Resort Hosts Door County Sea Kayak Symposium

    The 9th Annual Door County Sea Kayak Symposium is set for July 13 – 15 at Rowleys Bay Resort. Presented by Rutabaga Paddlesports, the symposium features on-the-water classes for all skill levels, on-land workshops, guided tours, special youth programs, and tracks especially designed for brand-new paddlers.

  • Tickets Available for “A Day in the Garden” Tour

    “A Day in the Garden,” the annual tour of local gardens sponsored by the Sister Bay Historical Society, celebrates its 10th anniversary on July 5. Six settings will be featured in this year’s event, and participants include Kathleen and Ralph Blankenburg, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Keith and Claudia Kasen, Sara and Bob Larsen, Dona and Tom Pritchett, and the Corner of the Past Museum.

  • 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival Features Ethnic Dance Parties

    The 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival will be held July 11 – 15 in Baileys Harbor, Sister Bay, Ephraim, and Fish Creek. This festival presents a fun-filled and educational dance/music weekend with participants from around the world.

  • Music in the Garden Concert Series at Orchard Country Winery & Market

    Orchard Country Winery & Market is kicking off its Music in the Garden Summer Concert Series on June 30 with free live music from 3 – 6 pm by coverLeague.

  • The Cookery’s Music Series Continues in July

    The Cookery’s Wine Bar continues their music series in July on Thursday nights. The series features Paul Spring on July 5, Jess Holland on July 12, melaniejane on July 19 and Cherry Dirt on July 26.

  • Woodwalk Concert Series Kicks Off July with Two Shows

    Woodwalk Concert Series features two shows within the first week of July. On July 5, Roger Kuhns and Robin Bienemann will perform their new original show, “Talking Until I’m Blue and Red In the Face.

  • TAP Hosts “Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters”

    Singer Lisa Rock and her six-piece band will bring the music of The Carpenters back to the stage with their renditions of Carpenters classics with “Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters” at Third Avenue Playhouse on July 14 and 15.

  • “Women with Spirit” Take the Stage at Peg Egan PAC

    Four female national touring artists will take the stage at the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center for the “Women With Spirit” concert on July 1 at 7 pm.

  • TAP Hosts Fundraising Gala for “Souvenir” Opening

    In honor of Third Avenue Playhouse's (TAP) current production of The Subject was Roses, the Door County Historical Museum in Sturgeon Bay lent World War II memorabilia for display in the lobby of TAP for the run of the play.

  • “The Nerd” Currently On Stage at Peninsula Players

    On stage at Peninsula Players now through July 22 is Larry Shue’s comedy The Nerd. The play’s protagonist Willum has a promising career as an architect, devoted friends and, hopefully, a serious girlfriend.

  • Peg Egan PAC Hosts Improv Workshop with Second City

    The Peg Egan Performing Arts Center in Egg Harbor will offer an improvisation workshop featuring Chicago's Second City's Improv team on July 22. This class is a great way to learn concentration, focus, unity, spontaneity, and creativity.

  • Midsummer’s Music Festival Features the Classic Masters

    Midsummer’s Music Festival will perform the fourth program of the festival, Classic Masters. This program features the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Joseph Haydn, and Ludwig Van Beethoven.

  • Gary Lane Returns with a “Nite to Remember”

    Gary Van Vorous, known musically as Gary Lane, returns to the Door County Auditorium with his “Nite to Remember,” a doo-wop and rock show. This show also features a number of other artists including the Doo-Wop Daddies, Paul Lent, Junior Brantley of Las Vegas, and the headliner is recording artist Jimmy Clanton.

  • Brian Groner Celebrates his 20th Season at Birch Creek

    Birch Creek Music Performance Center welcomes back many of its seasoned faculty members for their Symphony Orchestra concerts. Birch Creek Symphony Conductor Brian Groner, celebrating his 20th season, reflects, “The faculty’s professionalism, and the elevated level of commitment to the art of music making, is so inspiring to the students attending as well as to the faculty.

  • Arrival from Sweden brings ABBA to the DCA

    Swedish pop sensation ABBA took the music world by storm in the 1970s with hits like “Dancing Queen” and “Mamma Mia,” selling 500 million records in all.

  • “Dream Big” at the Egg Harbor Library

    The Egg Harbor branch of the Door County Library will host the “Dream Big” Dress-up Party on June 30. Kids from pre-kindergarten through third grade are invited to a “Dream Big” party to celebrate the library’s summer theme, “Dream Big – Read!” Participants should think about what they want to be when they grow up, and are invited to come dressed as that person.

  • Ephraim Historical Foundation Hosts Appraisal Event featuring Mark F. Moran

    The Ephraim Historical Foundation presents “What’s it Worth,” an antiques and collectibles appraisal event featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola, Wisconsin, on June 30 at Ephraim Village Hall.

  • Cong. Edward S. Minor Returns from 1895 to Visit Crossroads

    At The Historical Village at Crossroads in Sturgeon Bay, celebrate the Fourth of July a few days early with the only Door County resident to be elected to Congress.

  • Bjِrklunden Offers Late-Summer Seminars

    Lawrence University’s Björklunden offers three summer seminars from July 22 – 27, and “Learning to Live, Learning to Die: Lessons from WIT” will be held July 29 – Aug.

  • Where’s Waldo? In Sister Bay, of Course

    Waldo's turning twenty-five this year, and to celebrate, the famous fellow in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs will visit nineteen Sister Bay businesses throughout July.

  • Nyberg Returns to Whimsy

    Tim Nyberg will show new works (acrylic on canvas) this weekend, June 29 - July 1 at the delightfully different FUN ART Studio/Gallery. Nyberg, who niched out a career creating humorous and whimsical illustration, migrated to "fine art" since moving to Door County in 2005.

  • Hardy Gallery Announces Juried Show Award Winners

    Ephraim’s Hardy Gallery named the award winners of its 50th Annual Juried Exhibition at the opening reception on June 8. The artwork chosen for this annual exhibit is selected through a process of careful deliberation by a panel of jurors.

  • Woodwalk Exhibits “Natural Forms”

    Woodwalk Gallery’s “Natural Forms” exhibit features painter John Davenport of Milwaukee and sculptor Tom Eddington of Mukwonago. A reception for the exhibit is set for July 1 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.

  • UU Gallery Features Abstracts by Marjorie Mau

    Marjorie Mau’s abstract art titled “Here is There: Abstractions” will be featured at Ephraim’s UU Gallery in July. Mau’s latest exhibits are a series of “Re-presenting Place.

  • PSA Youth Take Flight in July 4th Parade

    The Peninsula School of Art continues to stay in step with its 25-year tradition of a youth created entry in the Baileys Harbor Fourth of July parade, with this year's theme encouraging children to "Let Your Imagination Soar.

  • Door County Outdoor Painters on Location

    The Door County Outdoor Painters, comprised of prize-winning plein air artists, continue to capture the many scenes familiar to residents and visitors of the peninsula.

  • The Old Cheese and Ale House Art Gallery Opens

    The Historic Island Dairy will host an opening reception for The Old Cheese and Ale House Art Gallery from 4 – 7 pm on June 30. The inaugural exhibit, "The Era of Film," features photographs highlighting the career of photojournalist and Washington Island resident Ronald M.

  • Hen & Chick Hatches onto the Art Scene

    Emily Watton will introduce a new line of garden accessories at Greco Gallery in Sturgeon Bay on July 1. Using vintage pieces such as ceramic doorknobs, enamel bowls and even shoe molds; Hen & Chick takes pride in bringing simple beauty to Third Avenue.

  • Ekholm Gallery Releases Poster

    To celebrate the summer, Judi Ekholm recently published a new poster entitled “The Arrival of Summer.” The poster is suitable for framing as a poster or print and is available at the Ekholm Gallery.

  • DCAL Announces Artists of the Week

    The Door County Art League (DCAL) Gallery is featuring the artwork of Gretchen Misselt and Beverly Hart Branson, artists of the week, July 1 – 8. An accomplished fiber artist, Misselt also loves to paint the landscapes of Washington Island with pastels.

  • Clay Bay Pottery Displays their “Labor of Love”

    Clay Bay Pottery in Ellison Bay will host its annual summer show, “Labor of Love,” with a wine and appetizer reception on July 6, from 5 – 8 pm. The exhibit features the work of Clay Bay owners Jeanne and David Aurelius along with fellow potters who have gathered annually in Door County since 1991.

  • Door County League Baseball

    Egg Harbor now claims sole ownership of the top spot in Door County League play thanks to their convincing victory over Washington Island and Baileys Harbor’s extra inning victory over Sister Bay.

  • All About the Song

    “I started as a folk singer, a Joan Baez wannabe,” says Emmylou Harris, the iconic 12-time Grammy Award winner who will perform at the Door Community Auditorium on June 26 at 7 pm.