Volume 18 Issue 34 – Section 1

In this issue

  • Mike Toneys Presented with LEAF Award

    Volunteer Mike Toneys’ efforts to revitalize outdoor education at Southern Door Schools were recognized on Nov. 20, when University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point’s LEAF organization, which is designed to promote forestry education in Wisconsin, presented him with one of 2012’s six LEAF awards.

  • Sister City Relationship Under Examination

    Most people can’t choose their siblings, but the same isn’t true for cities. In May 2004, Door County began the process of entering into a sister city relationship with Jingdezhen, China, a city known as the “Porcelain Capital of the World.

  • Staring Death in the Face, With a Smile

    [Editor’s Note: This article has been reprinted with permission from Myles Dannhausen’s blog “Learning Chicago.” This post from November 27, 2012 can be found online at http://mylesdannhausen.

  • Sturgeon Bay Native Takes 6th in World’s Toughest Mudder Competition

    Sturgeon Bay’s Matt Hanson is a pretty crazy guy. That’s really the only way to say it. Hanson was one of a number of like-minded athletes who competed in 2012’s World Toughest Mudder competition, a 24-hour race where contestants are expected not just to run 10-mile laps, but to overcome extreme obstacles (like dangling 10,000 volt live wires and 80-yard swims through freezing water) while doing so.

  • What Happened in Door County?

    • Sturgeon Bay's Winter Parking Ban went into effect on Dec. 1. The ban prohibits on-street parking from 2 to 6 am, December through April. Special parking permit information and applications can be obtained from the city’s Municipal Services office at 835 N.

  • Southern Door Community Church Seeks to Build a Homeless Shelter

    While they may not sleep in doorways or under bridges, there are homeless people in Door County and one small, rural church is determined to help by building a homeless shelter.

  • Green Door Film Society Screens If a Tree Falls

    On Dec. 13 the Green Door Film Society will show the film If a Tree Falls. Filmmaker Marshall Curry explores the inner workings of the Earth Liberation Front, a revolutionary movement devoted to crippling facilities involved in deforestation.

  • Cellcom Further Invests in Chambers Island Green Cell Site

    In an effort to harvest more energy at its Chambers Island cell site during the dark winter months, Cellcom has further invested in the green cell site.

  • What’s Coming Up in Door County?

    • A ‘Veterans Stand Together’ listening session will be held at 2 pm on Dec. 13 in the Peninsula Room at the County Government Center. Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary John Scocos, Department of Safety and Professional Services Secretary Dave Ross, and Rep.

  • Topelmanns’ Journey to Ephraim Began in WWII Germany

    There’s surely no artist or art lover in Door County who isn’t familiar with the watercolors and oils of Karsten Topelmann and the acrylics of Ellen, his wife.

  • Gibraltar and Sevastopol Consider Switching to 8-man Football

    Gibraltar High School may be putting a few less people on the field at football games next year. At a Nov. 26 meeting, the school’s Extracurricular Committee voted unanimously to recommend to the school board that the school switch from 11-man to 8-man play.

  • TKH Ice Rink Abounds with Activity

    Activity is heating up at Sister Bay’s Teresa K. Hilander (TKH) Ice Rink in anticipation of the temperature cooling down. The 1st annual Skate and Equipment Swap will be held at the TKH building on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8 am - 12 pm.

  • Door County Strivers Successful at Tournament

    The Door County YMCA Strivers Gymnastic Team capped off the weekend tournament on Nov. 17 & 18 at the Manitowoc YMCA with fantastic results. The Team competed in the Luau Meet with gymnasts from 16 YMCAs across the state.

  • Monday Night Volleyball Results (Sturgeon Bay YMCA)

    Standings for Monday Night Volleyball at the Sturgeon Bay YMCA.

  • High School Sports Schedules

    Varsity sports schedules for Door County high schools.

  • Sugar Maple

    Every spring, starting in the mid-to-late 1930s, my dad would take my two older brothers and me to the Reynolds’s sugar bush near Casco Junction in central Kewaunee County to watch them make maple syrup.

  • This Cellar Thing

    The cellar is how our father spent winter, winter spent in the cellar of the farmhouse. After morning milking, after the barn was cleaned, after the snow was plowed, the heifers fed, watered. After the farm was tended, the fires stoked, our father retreated to the stonewalled cellar.

  • Moving Beyond Telling Stories, Toward Impacting Them

    After eight years of working for the Pulse in some fashion or another, it’s bittersweet to tell our readers that I’m moving on from my first “real job."

  • Campus Read: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

    Rebecca Skloot first learned about HeLa cells in 1988 when she enrolled in a community college biology class after failing her freshman year in high school.

  • Giving is Not a Synonym for Shopping

    Since the early part of 20th century, Thanksgiving has been the unofficial the start of the holiday gift buying season. However, in 1939, Thanksgiving was to fall on November 30, allowing for a mere 24 days of shopping before Christmas.

  • Town Takes Over Grand View Park

    The town has officially taken ownership of the Grand View Park property atop the Ellison Bay hill.

  • Article posted Wednesday, December 5, 2012 2:18pm

    150,000 - Number of murders in the United States since 9/11

  • Albert Einstein’s Brain & Multivitamins for Men

    When Albert Einstein died in 1955, his brain was carefully examined by a pathologist and others for clues as to his genius. After photographing the brain, it was cut into blocks for preservation and later study.

  • Coordinated Community Response Column

    Recently, I was given the opportunity to present to a high school class about the myths and facts of sexual violence that are most commonly believed in today’s society.

  • Article posted Wednesday, December 5, 2012 2:05pm

    Sleeping in a barn on damp, moldy straw transformed the coat on this pit bull terrier into a mass of sores and raw red infections. His name is Cash, and as his former owner said when he surrendered this dog, “Now you will be taken care of."

  • Door County Tavern League Makes Donation to Kimberly House

    On behalf of the Door County Tavern League, Bob Geitner (left) donated a check for $500 to Paul Schuster of the Kimberly House. The Wisconsin Tavern League Foundation will match the donation.

  • Bell Ringers Collect for the Community

    Kiwanis Club members Russ Smith (left) and John Skogsbakken set up the Salvation Army’s “Red Kettle” outside the Pioneer Store in Ellison Bay − one of 12 locations in Northern Door County.

  • Scandia Village’s Holiday Fundraiser Ends Dec. 7

    Good Samaritan-Scandia Village’s Holiday Fundraiser, which ends Dec. 7, offers holiday shopping to benefit a worthy cause. Themed stockings filled with a variety of gifts will be available as well as handmade crafts by residents and staff.

  • Go Bo Fund Launches New Website

    The Go Bo Foundation recently launched a new website. Facing the most serious medical condition, Bo Johnson chose to show all of us what it means to “live life to the fullest and enjoy every day.

  • Giving Emphasized in Jacksonport Thanksgiving Day Parade

    A combination of beautiful weather and wonderful people contributed to the success of the 16th Annual Jacksonport Thanksgiving Day Parade. Hundreds of onlookers enjoyed the parade entries that included a camel and Santa Claus.

  • Local FSA Offices Search for Committee Advisors

    The Kewaunee County Farm Service Agency (FSA) office and the Door County FSA Office are currently searching for minority and female producers interested in serving as advisors to the FSA County Committees.

  • Sister Bay Moravian Women’s Fellowship Hosts Christmas Bazaar

    The Women’s Fellowship of Sister Bay Moravian Church will host “Christmas in the Country” on Dec. 8, 10 am – 2 pm. They will serve breakfast rolls, coffee and homemade chicken soup.

  • YMCA Launches “Freedom From Smoking” Clinic

    In an effort to help smokers improve their quality of life, the Door County YMCA will launch a smoking cessation program at the Sturgeon Bay center. The American Lung Association's “Freedom From Smoking” seven-week clinic focuses on evidence based cessation practices in a small group setting.

  • First Friday Festivities Return on Dec. 7

    The next First Friday event in Sturgeon Bay is scheduled for Dec. 7. Nearly 20 businesses are participating, and the highlighted nonprofit is the Door County Legal Aid Society.

  • Sevastopol School Board Nominates MDCMC for Business Honor Roll Program

    The Sevastopol School Board recognized Ministry Door County Medical Center for their support of the school during the Nov. 18 School Board meeting. The School Board nominated MDCMC as part of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards’ (WASB) 2012 Business Honor Roll program.

  • Christmas by the Bay Announces Parade Winners

    Christmas by the Bay was a smashing success with over 40 participating groups, businesses and nonprofits partaking in the festivities. The crowd at the parade on Nov. 17 enjoyed beautiful weather, glistening blue skies and fantastic floats.

  • Door Tran Welcomes New Volunteer Coordinator

    Door-Tran welcomes Carissa Mann as the Volunteer Coordinator for the volunteer transportation programs. Mann’s first goal is to market the Countywide Volunteer Driver program.

  • Fire Chief Chris Hecht Briefs Service Club

    Sister Bay & Liberty Grove Fire Chief Chris Hecht stressed community cooperation and personnel needs at a meeting, sponsored by the Ellison Bay Service Club, on Nov. 15 at the Clearing Folk School in Ellison Bay.

  • Ephraim Moravian Church Offers Photography Sessions to Community

    The Ephraim Moravian Church is creating an opportunity for Northern Door residents to sit for professional portraits. The church is creating a new photo directory in 2013, photographed by Lifetouch, and non-members are invited to take part.

  • College Employees Give in Record-setting Numbers

    Northeast Wisconsin Technical College recently completed its 2012 Employee Giving Campaign with a record 92 percent of its faculty and staff making a pledge to give the NWTC Educational Foundation.

  • Help Light the Lights in Sturgeon Bay

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center announces more snowflakes will soon be added to the snowflakes already casting a warm, festive glow around Sturgeon Bay.

  • HELP Starts Healthy Relationships Support Group

    HELP of Door County, Inc. will start a Healthy Relationships support group on Monday evenings from 6 – 7:30 pm, beginning Dec. 3. Mary Cram will facilitate the group.

  • Nonperishable Food/ Care Items Drive at Bank Mutual

    The Sturgeon Bay branch of Bank Mutual is collecting nonperishable food and personal care items during the month of December. “We wanted to do something to help others over the holidays,” stated Kristine Vlies, assistant vice president of the Sturgeon Bay office.

  • Knights of Columbus Hold Annual Tailgate Party

    Join the Knights of Columbus at their annual indoor Tailgate Party to benefit Feed My People. The Sister Bay Bowl will host the festivities, with doors opening at 10:30 am.

  • Peninsula Genealogical Society Celebrates 25 Years

    The Peninsula Genealogical Society recently celebrated their 25th anniversary with an Ethnic Epicure Event. Members each brought a dish that his or her ancestors might have served.

  • Government Funds Available for Rural Housing

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development still has loans available to rural communities in Wisconsin with affordable monthly payments.

  • United Methodist Church Hosts Remembrance Services

    The Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church will host the remembrance service “Roses in December” on Dec. 8 at 4 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Anyone remembering a loved one this holiday season is welcome to attend.

  • The Singing Christmas Card Project Returns

    Youth groups in Sturgeon Bay are currently selling “Singing Christmas Cards” as a fundraiser to benefit United Way of Door County. Send a relative or friend a “Singing Christmas Card” by making a $25 donation to United Way of Door County.

  • Women’s Connection Holds Christmas Fireside Chat

    Women’s Connection of Door County is holding “A Christmas Fireside Chat” on Dec. 11, 12:30 – 2 pm, at The Log Den. Luncheon will be followed by a presentation by Betsy Rozelle, “Joy to the World – It's not just a Christmas Carol."

  • Reaching Out

    Judy Dobbins said her first deployment with the Red Cross was a doozy. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, she was dorm supervisor for a New Jersey shelter hosting almost 500 people, including a group from a nearby hospital with IVs and oxygen tanks, a group of developmentally disabled individuals, recovering heroin addicts on methadone treatment and sex offenders who had to be separated nightly.

  • Red Whey Paves the Way for Recovery

    A Forestville company now has a foot in the game with University of Wisconsin – Madison sports, at least when players step off the field. Country Ovens has created a line of cherry products for athletes, with the help of the UW – Madison Athletics Department and the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research.

  • Milwaukee Business Expands to Fish Creek

    Co-owners of Fred Boutique, Ronald Krinn and Kotti Anderson, announce expansion to 9432 Spruce Street in Fish Creek. “Kotti and I have spent three years looking for the right fit, and we feel we’ve found that home in Door County,” states Krinn.

  • Joshua Nelson Offers In-Office or In-Home MFR Therapy

    Joshua Nelson recently completed professional training in Myofascial Release Therapy by John F. Barnes and is now specializing in Myofascial Release Therapy (MFR) in Sturgeon Bay and surrounding areas.

  • Don Koepsel Retires after 40 Years at American Family Insurance

    After nearly 40 years as an agent for American Family Insurance, Don Koepsel retired on Nov. 30. Jennifer Boeckman, who has worked in the office for several months, will take over Koepsel’s duties.

  • Birch Creek Names New Executive Director

    The Birch Creek Board of Directors announces the appointment of Alan Kopischke as the new Executive Director. Board President Jane Berg commented, “On behalf of the Birch Creek Board of Trustees, we are thrilled to welcome Alan Kopischke as our new Executive Director.

  • Piggly Wiggly’s Open House Features Samples, Sales and Prizes

    Shop the Piggly Wiggly in Sister Bay on Dec. 8 and see a side of the “Pig” you’ve never seen before at their Holiday Open House. Santa Claus will arrive at 10 am and stay until 2 pm to hear children’s gift requests.

  • Schoolhouse Artisan Cheese Shop Hosts Holiday Open House

    Schoolhouse Artisan Cheese Shop has exciting news for cheese aficionados in Door County, they will host a Holiday Open House on Dec. 14, 4 – 6 pm. The open house is free and a great opportunity to learn how to put together the perfect cheese board for holiday entertaining.

  • Christmas Sauerkraut Available for Holiday Season

    Door County Kraut Company is featuring a limited edition Christmas Sauerkraut for the holiday season. Christmas kraut is made from red cabbages to add color to holiday tables and is vacuum packed raw from fermenting barrels – never heated.

  • Robbens Nest Farm Christmas Décor Available at Greco Gallery

    The folks of Robbens Nest Farm have transformed the rear courtyard of Greco Gallery into a holiday wonderland using fragrant garlands, swags, wreaths and inventive Christmas décor.

  • Inn at Cedar Crossing Serves Holiday Teas

    Inn at Cedar Crossing will host Holiday Teas on Sundays in December. Gather friends and family for a relaxing afternoon of refreshments and holiday cheer.

  • AmericInn Honors Local Military Families

    In a special tribute to America’s military, the AmericInn in Sturgeon Bay prepared and delivered 47 gift bags to local military families as part of a Veterans Day salute.

  • Craft Cottage Announces Holiday Hours

    Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts reminds customers that Amish Cashew Crunch makes for a perfect holiday gift in new holiday packaging – red foil bags. The craft cottage also announces special holiday hours, in addition to the winter hours (Friday through Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm); they will be open daily 9 am – 5 pm between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

  • Henriksen Recognized for Years of Service

    As a commercial fisherman who relies on the lake to make his living, Charlie Henriksen made a good addition to the Wisconsin Invasive Species Council.

  • GLC-Dorchester Earns CMS Five-star Quality Rating

    Golden LivingCenter (GLC)-Dorchester recently earned a five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The five-star rating, the highest the CMS awards, places GLC-Dorchester among the top 18 percent of skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin.

  • Weekend ReCap

    1_Following the Friday workday, Pulse employees Carol Thompson, Matt Ledger, and Sally Slattery found themselves in the big city - catching a flick at Sturgeon Bay Cinema 6 and enjoying some live music/comedy at the Lodge at Leathem Smith.

  • Congratulations to Sue Johnson!

    When moms need a break They zip to the Y, Great classes to take, Happy kids, my oh my! Happy because Sue Johnson is there To make them feel good, To watch them at childcare - The moms relax just as they should.


    Sadie Bley shot this big buck near Egg Harbor on Nov. 18 at 125 yards. “This is a once in a lifetime deer,” said a representative of the DNR. Photo submitted by Sarah Sawyer.

  • Article posted Wednesday, December 5, 2012 10:51am

    Dear Mary Pat, I’m a little stressed out about germs, especially this time of year. All the holiday parties mean people in small places, lots of hugging and handshaking and lots of germs.

  • 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, December 5, 2012 10:42am

    Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21): A sudden influx of pirate gold will allow you to buy the house of your dreams. Unfortunately, you’ll wake up as soon as you’ve finally settled on a color to re-paint the walls.

  • Article posted Wednesday, December 5, 2012 10:40am

    How many swimmers participated in Jacksonport’s first annual Polar Bear Plunge in 1986?

  • Door County String Academy Performs

    The Door County String Academy held a concert at Hope Church in Sturgeon Bay on Dec. 2. Members of the academy also performed with Christine and Nelson Whyatt of the Fairland Bluegrass Band and Hana Rass.

  • Dan Klarer Stars in TAP’s Production of “Santaland Diaries”

    “This show is kind of nuts,” admits actor Dan Klarer, who will perform his first one-man show, Santaland Diaries, dressed in a yellow turtleneck, candy-cane leggings, and a perky, spangled stocking cap.

  • It’s Winter – Time for Soup

    It’s a tradition in the Thompson family to cook, and eat, buckets of gut-cleansing soup after Thanksgiving. Hot, spicy vegetable soup does wonders for a stomach recovering from days of feasting.

  • Church Basement Ladies Bring Christmas Cheer to SDCA

    And out of the basement shall come a Church Basement program of good tidings, great humor and joy to the Southern Door Community Auditorium on Dec. 16, 2 pm.

  • AFT Announces 2013 Summer and Fall Seasons

    American Folklore Theatre recently released their 2013 Summer and Fall Seasons, and will feature a new production in the upcoming year.

  • Auditions Announced for Door Shakespeare

    Door Shakespeare is searching for actors for their 2013 productions of Macbeth and Love’s Labours Lost, and will hold auditions to find local talent. Auditions will be held Dec. 16, 11 am - 1 pm, at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall.

  • Replica Rocks “End of World Party”

    Some say December 21, 2012 will mark the end of the world and if so, the band Replica will go down in a blaze of glory, paying tribute to the classic rock songs of the ‘70s and ‘80s at the Lodge at Leathem Smith in Sturgeon Bay from 8 pm – midnight.

  • Stranded Behind the Skunk Line

    As far as I know, I was born playing card games with my grandparents. I don’t remember winning my first game of King’s Corners, although my grandma assures me I was a natural.

  • Peninsula Singers Celebrate with “Hallelujah! It’s Christmas!”

    The Peninsula Singers are ready to bring yuletide cheer to the Door County community with two choral performances of "Hallelujah! It's Christmas!" Artistic Director Merle Colburn selected a program to challenge and display the talents of the fifty-plus volunteer choir and accompanist Janet Anderson.

  • Volunteer Birders Needed for Christmas Bird Count

    Volunteer bird enthusiasts all over the country are gearing up for the annual Christmas Bird Count, sponsored by the National Audubon Society. The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor coordinates two local bird counts, the Ephraim and Northern Door Counts, scheduled for Dec. 15.

  • Enjoy the Winter Weather at Crossroads

    Even though temperatures are falling, Crossroads at Big Creek offers ample opportunities to enjoy the start of winter. “A Hike to the Evergreen Forest” will be held on Dec.

  • Salsa with J-Ro at Red Oak Winery

    The hottest weekly dance night in Door County is Friday at Red Oak Winery in Sturgeon Bay. Every Friday salsa dance lessons will be offered along with a free dance social.

  • UUF Screens Timeless, Christmas Classic

    In honor of the holiday season, Movies That Matters presents Frank Capra’s 1946 classic, It's A Wonderful Life, on Dec. 18 at the UU Fellowship in north Ephraim.

  • Art and About: Getting Creative with Clay

    The tunes were rocking and the creativity was flowing at Peninsula School of Art’s first Rock ‘N Bowl night held Nov. 28. Over 80 people participated in the successful bowl-making event, which allowed an opportunity for those over the age of 21 to play with clay, while enjoying tasty drinks and refreshments.

  • Carpenters Tribute Celebrates Holiday Season

    Singer Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band will bring holiday classics – Carpenters style – to Third Avenue Playhouse on Dec. 8 with “A Carpenters Christmas."

  • Len Villano Exhibits “Door County, Seasons of Light” at Glas

    Glas Coffeehouse in Sturgeon Bay will present a solo exhibition of work by Door County photographer Len Villano in December. “Door County, Seasons of Light” will feature some of Villano’s favorite images that show Door County through the seasons.

  • Plum Bottom Pottery Hosts Annual Holiday Show

    Join Plum Bottom Pottery for their Third Annual Holiday Show on Dec. 8, 10 am – 4 pm. This is an ideal place to pick up a gift for art lovers on people’s Christmas lists.

  • Artists Guild Hosts Winter Workshops

    Registration is open for a one-day workshop taught by Door County artist Craig Blietz at Artists Guild. “Seminar in Still Life Painting” takes place Dec. 15, 8:30 am - 4 pm.

  • Opening Reception for Pre-Digital Photography Exhibit

    During the month of December, the Gallery of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County will feature “Keeping it Real,” a photographic exhibit by Peter and Dianne Trenchard.

  • The Hardy’s Annual Online Auction is Underway

    The Hardy Gallery in Ephraim recently debuted their third annual online auction, which is currently underway through Dec. 19. The auction features more than 60 items perfect for gift-giving and includes golf, dining and spa gift certificates; an array of luxury candy and chocolate gift baskets; a selection of fine art and craft; and a variety of items from Door County businesses— handmade soaps, certificates for fresh and perennial flowers, hotel accommodations and jewelry.

  • Learn to Reinvent Watercolors with Kari Anderson

    Have a stack of unsatisfactory watercolor paintings? Incomplete paintings from workshops? Exercises and samples of techniques or brushwork experiments? “Reinvent Your Watercolor Paintings with Kari Anderson” at the Peninsula School of Art will instruct participants to isolate beautiful compositions within larger works.

  • Books Signing for Local Author Valerie Clarizio

    Sturgeon Bay author Valerie Clarizio will be signing books of her newly released contemporary romantic suspense novella, Cookies for Santa (Melange Books), at Door County Coffee & Tea on Dec. 13, 11:30 am - 4:30 pm.

  • Dickinson Poetry Series Features Steven Link

    Steven P. Link will be the featured Dickinson Poetry Series reader on Dec. 12, 7 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Link’s engaging, sporadic, poetic “occurrences” often find him scurrying for pen and paper to capture poetic images.

  • Amy Hanten Signs New Cookbook at Novel Ideas

    The Cooking Mom and television host of Fox 11’s Living with Amy, Amy Hanten, is coming to Baileys Harbor on Dec. 12. She'll be signing her new, full-color cookbook, The Cooking Mom Cooks Up Memories, at Novel Ideas from 3:30 – 5 pm.

  • Holiday Gift Idea for Poetry Lovers

    For poetry lovers, or even people who appreciate the occasional poem, there's no better gift than the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets (WFOP) Wisconsin Poets’ 2013 Calendar.

  • Wisconsin Historical Society Press Releases “Jens Jensen: Writings Inspired by Nature”

    Wander through the distinctive scenery of revolutionary landscape architect Jens Jensen in the newly released, Jens Jensen: Writings Inspired by Nature.

  • Firefighter In Training

    For about the past month, I’ve been training to be a volunteer firefighter. To say it’s been a learning experience would be putting it mildly. For those who don’t know much about me, here are a few necessary background facts.

  • Tidball Resigns After Election Results

    After a majority of Liberty Grove voters supported President Barack Obama in the last election, Robert Tidball decided to resign from the Liberty Grove Town Board, the Fire Board and all committees.

  • Robbens Nest Farm Wreaths and Garlands Available at Greco Gallery

    The folks of Robbens Nest Farm have been busy transforming the rear courtyard of Greco Gallery, on Sturgeon Bay’s Historic Third Avenue, into a holiday wonderland.