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Volume 21, Issue 24 – Section 1

In this issue

  • Silent Sports Column

    In light of the Peninsula Century Spring Classic conveniently finishing up at the Door County Beer Festival, don’t rule out a deep ale when thinking about your post-ride recovery drink.

  • Running with a Smaller Footprint

    Crossroads at Big Creek will hold its Crossroads Trail Run 2k, 5k, 10k on June 20 with an 8 am start time. Competitive and recreational health enthusiasts alike are all welcome to join.

  • Kids Triathlon Open for Registration

    The kids’ triathlon event for the Door County Triathlon will take place at Murphy Park on July 18 from 2 – 5 pm. This fun event is for children ages 6 – 14 (as of Dec.

  • Trolling on the River

    A rule to allow motor trolling while fishing on all inland waters of Wisconsin takes effect July 1, 2015. Trolling means fishing by trailing any lure, bait or similar device that may be used to attract or catch fish from a boat propelled by means other than drifting, pedaling, paddling, or rowing.

  • Sink or Swim

    Through a partnership with YUSA, the YMCA’s Sturgeon Bay Program Center has received an outreach grant to offer free swim lessons to 100 children ages 5 – 12 during their 2015 summer swim program.

  • Destroyers Tie With Hitmen

    The Door County Destroyers were on the road on May 13 to face the Muskego Hitmen in their first game of the season in their new host organization, the Mid States Football League.

  • Northern Door Volleyball League

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • 2015 Women’s Double Header League Softball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • 2015 Nor-Door Little League

    Results and schedule

  • Door County League Baseball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • Nature’s Vacuum Cleaner: the Chipmunk

    Invariably I feed the birds and other wildlife that come for food in our front yard before I feed myself. By doing this we reap the benefit of having these interesting and often challenging creatures to enjoy while we eat.

  • Writing Myself Bedtime Stories

    One of the annoyances of aging is the inability to sleep soundly. Most nights I wake frequently and can seldom tolerate laying in bed more than seven hours, regardless of how much rest I have managed to accumulate.

  • Good Government Groups Denounce Bill to Destroy Audit Bureau

    Three leading good government groups in Wisconsin are condemning a proposed bill in the state Assembly that would do away with the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau and the bipartisan Joint Audit Committee.

  • Article posted Thursday, June 18, 2015 11:56am

    Summer officially arrives at 11:38 am CDT on June 21. Here are a few travel facts about the season. 23 Percent of Americans who admit using a sick day as a vacation day.

  • The Climate Corner

    In our personal, business and political lives, we constantly confront the need to act responsibly and live within our means. This requires avoiding waste, conserving scarce resources and balancing budgets.

  • Eating Green

    The ability of food to affect the acidity of blood is still highly debated in the world of nutritional science, but the idea that acidic blood harms the body is universally agreed upon.

  • Great Scapes

    Garlic scapes, the first harvest from the garlic plant stalk, are nearly ready to harvest and gourmet chefs in the know understand that fresh scapes appear locally only once a year and only for about a week.

  • Call of the Birders

    While volunteers helping survey Wisconsin birds have already lit up the record books before prime nesting season even begins, survey organizers are calling for more avid and interested birders to join the cause to provide the most comprehensive account yet of the birds that call Wisconsin home.

  • Call of the Birders

    While volunteers helping survey Wisconsin birds have already lit up the record books before prime nesting season even begins, survey organizers are calling for more avid and interested birders to join the cause to provide the most comprehensive account yet of the birds that call Wisconsin home.

  • Live Healthier, Eat Organic Food

    The Door County Environmental Council is hosting a presentation by Mark Kastel of the Cornucopia Institute on why eating organic food is vital to health.

  • Article posted Thursday, June 18, 2015 11:28am

    There are thousands of gauges around the globe that measure sea level. Some records date back to the 18th century, but of tidal swings and other factors, data from these stations are subject to misinterpretation.

  • Crafting a Family Brewery

    At a recent Buy Local event held by the Door County Economic Development Corporation at the Door County Brewery Co. in Baileys Harbor, brewery founder John McMahon explained that the whole idea of starting a brewery was to bring his family back together after he and his wife Angie watched their two sons, Danny and Ben, move from Door County for better opportunities.

  • All Dogs Go to Sister Bay

    Jeff Bakke and his golden retriever Morgan the Wonder Dog walk the grounds of the Sister Bay dog park 350 days a year. It wasn’t long before this self ordained Grand Pooh-bah of the park kept seeing the same faces.

  • Article posted Thursday, June 18, 2015 11:04am

    “Some like it hot” and I am no exception. I know that I look like the next Marilyn Monroe because of our matching facial beauty mark but my short black and white fur is better than blond hair, right? To those of you clamoring to find out more about me (Pickle), I can only be described as a cuddly, big, beautiful, diva that loves to receive as much attention as possible.

  • Door County History in Pictures

    Door County Northern Stage Line, with proprietors Alonzo S. Putman and Walter C. Olson, operated between 1915 and 1922. The autobus made connections with the railroad and boat lines at Sturgeon Bay for the villages of Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Ephraim, Sister Bay and Ellison Bay.


    In Sept. 2011, as Nathan Nichols was celebrating the 10th anniversary of Nathan Nichols & Company, a high-end furniture, home accessories and interior design store in Baileys Harbor, his store was recognized as one of America’s “50 Retail Stars” by Home Accents Today magazine.

  • Life Notes

    BIRTHS Hailey Salmeri, Sturgeon Bay, is the parent of a daughter born on June 7, 2015, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparent is Penny Salmeri, Sturgeon Bay. Melissa Church and Kurtis Lauder, Sturgeon Bay, are parents of a son born on June 4, 2015, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon […]

  • Patrice Sebastian Named Executive Director of Volunteer Center

    The board of directors of the Volunteer Center of Door County recently named Patrice Sebastian as executive director. Sebastian comes to the role with a wealth of experience in the nonprofit and business worlds.

  • Inventor’s Showcase at Southern Door School on June 19

    On June 19 at 2:45 pm, campers from Camp Invention will showcase their innovative creations during an Inventor’s Showcase in the Southern Door Elementary/Middle School cafeteria.

  • World Marketplace Opens in Ellison Bay on June 27

    World Marketplace opens its summer season on June 27, 4 – 7 pm, at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church as part of the annual Olde Ellison Bay Days celebration.

  • Waffle Breakfast at Belgian Heritage Center

    There will be a waffle breakfast on June 28, 9 am – 1 pm, at the Belgian Heritage Center, 1255 County Road DK, Brussels. The all-you-can-eat breakfast includes waffles, trippe (a Belgian sausage), eggs, potatoes and a beverage.

  • Learn to Prevent Falls at Next Health & Wellness Program

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with “Fall Prevention and Balance Enhancement” on June 28 at 4 pm.

  • Lakeshore CAP Can Now Provide Short-term Rental Assistance

    Lakeshore CAP has been awarded the Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) grant from the state’s Division of Housing to provide short-term rental assistance to homeless families and individuals in Door, Kewaunee and Manitowoc counties.

  • Cellcom Awards Scholarship to Sylvia Hauser of Sturgeon Bay

    Cellcom has selected 16 graduating high school seniors from across its service area to receive $750 scholarships, including Sylvia Hauser from Sturgeon Bay High School.

  • Get CPR Certification

    The Sister Bay & Liberty Grove Fire Department is partnering with the American Safety & Health Institute to offer classes on the proper method of using an AED, performing CPR and basic first aid.

  • A Budding Romance at Humane Society

    Love is in the air at the Door County Humane Society (DCHS) between an unlikely couple. Caitlin, the well-bred Basset Hound, often comes to the shelter to volunteer her time socializing the cats and dogs.

  • Scholarships Awarded to Health Care Students

    “The Door County Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded $21,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors and other local students who are continuing their education in the health care field,” explains Deb Hogan, president-elect of the Auxiliary and chair of the scholarship committee.

  • It’s About Who You Know

    It’s not about what you know; it’s about who you know. The cliché used all too often as counsel during a job hunt is actually wildly accurate in the golf industry, unless you don’t make the most of it.

  • Fosters Named Grand Marshals of Olde Ellison Bay Days Parade

    Pastor Bruce Foster and his wife Angela have consented to be Grand Co-Marshals of the 49th annual Olde Ellison Bay Days Grande Parade on June 26. Bruce Foster is retiring as pastor of Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church after 26-plus years of service.

  • Sophia Pollman to Compete in Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen Pageant

    Sophia Pollman of Door County will compete in the Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, held in Oshkosh. Pollman was awarded the “Spirit Award” at last year’s pageant as Miss Door County’s Outstanding Teen.

  • St. Norbert College Participates in Private College Week

    St. Norbert College is offering student-guided campus tours and giving students and their families a chance to meet with staff from the office of admissions during Wisconsin Private College Week, July 13 – 17.

  • Artists Pay Tribute To pat mAcdonald With Surprise CD Release

    “No self-respecting artist can have anything to do with his own tribute album.” Joseph Kaftan recalls the night Sturgeon Bay musician pat mAcdonald uttered those words to him – the two men hanging out at Kaftan’s place in Seattle, Washington, and mAcdonald wondering aloud what his next project would be.

  • Biggest Bridge Tournament Held in Door County

    Stella Maris was one of the winners in the Door County Invitational Bridge Tournament, held June 1 – 3 in Fish Creek. Stella Maris didn’t compete, however, they, along with The Clearing Folk School, were recipients of significant donations from the proceeds of this competition.

  • OutDOORs with Coggin Heeringa: Seeds In Winter, Bugs In Summer

    It just doesn’t seem fair. All winter we risked life and limb, trudging through icy drifts to fill our bird feeders and now that the weather is nicer and the birds are more colorful, they seem to be visiting feeders less and less often.

  • Father’s Day Foodie Delight: Sake Mimosas and BLTs

    Hey, kids, want to know what dad wants for Father’s Day? Speaking as a father, I can say that nothing would please me more than a nice brunch of a bacon sandwich and sake mimosas.

  • Summer Food Program Offered by the Y

    The Door County YMCA will again offer a Summer Food Program that provides nutritious meals and/or snacks paired with fun learning activities to keep children stay healthy, active and well nourished all summer.

  • New Eclectics Shop is Exactly That

    Surely there’s not a shop more aptly named than Eclectics, that opened May 22 at 8085 Highway 57 in Baileys Harbor – the former location of Novel Ideas bookstore.

  • DCVB’s Bradley Named One of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Marketing

    Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has named Laura Bradley, marketing & sales manager for the Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB), as one of 30 future leaders of the destination marketing industry.

  • Gibraltar Golf Coach, Players Reflect On Successful Season

    It hurt Matthew Meacham to laugh on the morning of Wednesday, June 10. Despite his pleas, his employees tried to force him to choose between enjoying humor and avoiding a sharp pain in his side.

  • Summer Kick Off Party at Gibraltar Grill

    The Gibraltar Grill will host its Summer Kick Off Party from 6 – 10 pm on June 20. There will be brats, hot dogs, cold beer and more. Big Mouth & The Power Tool Horns will play during the celebration.

  • Personal Training Sessions Offered in Your Home

    Homebody Personal Training of Sister Bay is now offering personal training sessions in the comfort of a private fitness studio. In years past, Homebody exclusively offered in-home training, but a growing demand for high quality fitness coaching has allowed them to expand their services.

  • Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery Wins Big

    Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery received six awards at the 28th Annual Tasters Guild International Wine Competition in Grand Rapids, Mich. The winery received gold medals for Audrey Grace, Seyval Blanc and White Christmas; silver medals for Sweet Cherry and Nathan John; and a bronze medal for Ashlyn Sophia.

  • Who You Know

    It’s not about what you know; it’s about who you know. The cliché used all too often as counsel during a job hunt is actually wildly accurate in the golf industry, unless you don’t make the most of it.

  • Eagle Tower on Last Legs

    In the wake of a report recommending the razing of Eagle Tower, park and state officials now look at what to do next. “We obviously do not have funding to accommodate every one of those projects,” said Kimberly Currie, deputy director of the Wisconsin Bureau of Parks and Recreation.


    June 28: 6th Annual Peninsula Big Cup Scramble, four-person team scramble open to the public, Peninsula Golf Course July 11: “Tee Up for Ted” golf outing benefit, Idlewild Golf Course July 15: 8th Annual DKBEP/DCHBA Golf Challenge, four-person scramble, The Orchards Golf Course, 12 pm July 25: Night Golfing, Stonehedge Golf, starts at dusk

  • Ribboncutting for Sturgeon Bay Skatepark

    Sturgeon Bay Mayor Thad Birmingham wields a giant pair of scissors to cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the Sturgeon Bay Skatepark on June 13.

  • Room Tax Changes Inserted in Budget

    In what has been described by an official with the Wisconsin League of Municipalities as a “backroom proposal,” the Joint Finance Committee on May 28 passed a motion inserted into the biennial budget that, if approved by the governor, will change aspects of the state’s room tax legislation.

  • The Celebratory Fires of June: Ephraim’s Fyr Bal unique among county festivals

    June is a special time of year, particularly in Door County and, most particularly, in the Village of Ephraim where the annual Fyr Bal festival (pronounced fear ball) is held.

  • Our Representatives in the News

    Governor Scott Walker Walker arrived in Canada on June 12 to lead a six-day business development mission aimed at encouraging Canadian companies to consider establishing operations in Wisconsin or increasing their presence in the state.

  • County Close to Having New Administrator

    After two closed-door sessions at its June 16 meeting, the seven-member Door County Administrative Committee recommended the hiring of Ken Pabich as the new county administrator.

  • Municipal News

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Parks and Recreation Committee meets at 4 pm on June 24. County of Door: The Board of Supervisors meets at 9 am on June 23, where Ken Pabich, the county’s choice for a new county administrator, is expected to be hired by the board.

  • Bulletin

    WHAT HAPPENED • Paul Edward Wise, 47, 8073 Hwy. 57, Baileys Harbor, was arrested on June 14 for burglarizing Nathan Nichols & Co., a furniture store across the street from where Wise was living.

  • Reasons and Seasons to Celebrate, Opening Night at Door Community Auditorium

    Door Community Auditorium’s 2015 season opened on Sunday, June 14. The 24th season of a performing arts venue generally isn’t viewed as an auspicious benchmark, however, the auditorium’s opening came with plenty of reasons to celebrate.

  • Los Lonely Boys Cancels Show Due to Death of Members’ Mother

    Due to the sudden death of their mother, the Los Lonely Boys have canceled their concert dates through June 23, including the June 18 concert at the Door Community Auditorium, the DCA announced June 17.

  • Review: ‘A Real Lulu’

    The political system in this country is broken, if we are to believe popular opinion. Paul Slade Smith’s play A Real Lulu, now premiering at the Peninsula Players Theatre, takes on that notion with hilarious results.

  • Eagle Tower on Last Legs

    After a May engineering report recommended razing Eagle Tower due to safety concerns, citizens and state officials are dubious about prospects for rebuilding the icon.

  • Wine Glasses and Decanting

    Wine is a living organism; the life of a wine is sped up when in contact with oxygen. As you pour the wine through an aerator, into a decanter or into a glass, wine begins to change.

  • Article posted Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:17pm

    This week’s question: The Tyrannosaurus’ roar in Jurassic Park is a combination of the sounds of what five animals?

  • Congratulations to Gabriel Peterson, of Bj?rklunden!

    Bj?rklunden server Gabriel Peterson loves Dogs and Saxophones Bug spray and hot sauce But not Kenny G. or cats or the color pink His dog named Rollins Is at home in Appleton Much to his chagrin He has a new bike And a dark green hammock For afternoon naps.

  • Overheard & Obsessions

    Overheard & Obsessions

  • Article posted Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:04pm

    Dear Mary Pat, My husband and I live in a relatively new condo development. Apparently, we don’t pay as much attention to the owner’s handbook as some of our neighbors do.

  • Framed

    (From left) Joe Kaftan, Adrian Murre, Phil Arnold and Kevin Nordahl make a pit stop at the Blue Ox during the Annual Freddie K. B. S. Tractor Ride on June 9.

  • Piloting a German Beer

    Plenty of people fall in love with a particular beer, but not many fall in love so hard that they decide to become beer distributors. But that is exactly what happened to Tony Hart of Prairie du Sac, Wis.

  • TAP Enters the World of Online Dating

    The Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) and Riverway Studio of East Haddam present Methuselah’s Guide to Online Dating (For Those With Reading Glasses) starring Todd Little, Ira Sakolsky, Becca Atkins, Suzanne Powers, and Elijah Manning, June 18 – July 3.

  • Pen Players Opens with a Comedy

    Peninsula Players Theatre opened its 80th season June 16 with the world premiere of the comedy A Real Lulu by Paul Slade Smith, with a three-week run closing July 5.

  • World Traveling Pianist

    Midsummer’s Music star pianist, Jeannie Yu, and her husband and cellist, Stefan Kartman, have been invited by the government in Beijing, China, to perform and teach in a new Faculty Training Program for the music school faculties in Beijing.

  • The Life & Times of David Peterson

    The life of David Peterson, hailed as Wisconsin’s Musical Historian, will be celebrated in a gala musical event on June 28 at 2 pm at the Northern Sky Amphitheater in Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek.

  • A New Food & Beverage Experience Returns

    Door County North, the business association for far northern Door County, has announced the return of the Door Peninsula’s countywide food and wine festival.

  • The Importance of Bats

    Bats are some of the most unique and ecologically beneficial animals in the world. In fact Jennifer Redell, cave and mine specialist with the Wisconsin DNR, says a recent study found that insect-eating bats represent the equivalent of $658 million to $1.

  • Crossroads Trail Goes Green

    The name has changed to Crossroads Trail Run, but Door County’s first and only trail run, scheduled for 8 am on June 20, has stayed true to the Running Green purpose of “promoting wellness and healthy living, cross-generational recreation and increasing awareness of ‘green’ living in our community.

  • Visiting the Past

    Volunteers gathered to kick off the 2015 season at the Corner of the Past and Old Anderson House Museum for their annual get-together and planning session.

  • Heritage Village Opens for the Summer

    Heritage Village at Big Creek, the Sturgeon Bay interpretive site of the Door County Historical Society, opened its doors for the season on June 14. Volunteers will lead daily guided tours at 1:30 and 2:30 pm throughout Heritage Village.

  • Quenching Your Thirst for Four Years

    The fourth annual Door County Beer Festival will quench thirsts and fill stomachs June 20 in Baileys Harbor. This year’s festival features more than 200 craft beers from dozens of breweries, with more than 40 beers available on draft.

  • A New Kind of Vintage

    WIFEE and the HUZz BAND will open the Peg Egan PAC Sunset Concert Series on June 21 at 7 pm. This concert series takes place at the Peg Egan PAC on Church Street in Egg Harbor and is free to the general public.

  • A Sharp-Witted Lyricist

    The Cookery’s wine bar will feature Katie Dahl on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer and fall starting June 24. Dahl is a Door County folksinger known for her sharp-witted lyrics, intricate melodies, and engaging performances.

  • Oldest Bluegrass Band in the County

    Base Camp Coffee Bar welcomes Last Man Standing for an early evening performance on June 19, 4 – 6 pm. Last Man Standing bills themselves as the “oldest bluegrass band in the county,” but promises up-tempo sets of traditional and original tunes, guaranteed to make audiences smile, chair dance and perhaps even sing along.

  • Soul Country

    Eddie Smith and Tommy Burroughs open the Woodwalk Concert Series on June 19 at 7 pm. These musicians light up the stage with their vocal harmonies, lightening speed mandolin, guitar and fiddle playing and fabulous original bluegrass/country tunes.

  • A Unique Brand of Americana

    On July 2, Birds of Chicago will play at Bier Zot in Sister Bay in a show for all ages at 7 pm. Birds of Chicago (BOC) return to the road (and Door County), fresh from the studio with Grammy Award-winning producer Joe Henry.

  • Living Legends & Country Stars

    A couple of big names are coming to the Door Community Auditorium, performing two days apart in June: living legend Mavis Staples on June 23 and country music sensation Josh Turner on June 25.

  • Heritage Dinners Returns for Another Season

    The 2015 Heritage Dinner Series at the Farm Market Kitchen returns for another season. The dinners are a showcase event of the Farm Market Kitchen Incubator, a shared-used food processing center located in the marina district of Algoma.

  • Return of the Flea Market

    The Stuff-o-Rama flea market returns for 2015 on July 18 and September 6 (Labor Day weekend) at Domicile in Sister Bay. The flea markets are held on the grounds of Domicile, 10592 Hwy 57, at the corner of Canterbury Lane, entering Sister Bay.

  • Irish Art & The Beatles

    From July 12 – 17, Lawrence University’s Bj?rklunden is offering these seminars: “The Book of Kells and the Golden Age of Irish Art” with Ben Tilghman and “The Beatles…Four Lads Who Shook the World” with Carl Rath.

  • The Art of Taxidermy

    Master taxidermist Mike Orthober will be at the Door County Historical Museum most of the day on June 27 demonstrating the art and methods of taxidermy as he mounts a specimen for the museum’s permanent wildlife diorama.

  • Tools of the Past

    Join the Jacksonport Historical Society on June 24 at 7 pm at the Jacksonport Town Hall on County Highway V for a wonderful presentation by the Madden brothers.

  • Gibraltar Talks Postcards

    The first Gibraltar Talks of 2015 is “Yesteryears Fish Creek.” Richard Lauder will be the guest presenter to kick off the 2015 season, and he will showcase his recently expanded “Yesteryears Fish Creek” DVD on June 22 at the Old Town Hall in Fish Creek.

  • Day of Great Golf

    Bay Ridge Golf Course hosted the Sister Bay Lions Club golf outing to benefit the Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Department on June 8. Bay Ridge Golf Course donated all the greens fees to the fire department.

  • Golf Results

    Alpine, Idlewild, Maxwelton Braes, The Orchards

  • Review

    Jane Smiley won both the attention of her readers and a Pulitzer Prize for her 1991 novel A Thousand Acres, a family narrative dealing with an Iowa farm in a plotline that mirrored the tale of Shakespeare’s King Lear.

  • ‘Early Warning’

    Jane Smiley won both the attention of her readers and a Pulitzer Prize for her 1991 novel A Thousand Acres, a family narrative dealing with an Iowa farm in a plotline that mirrored the tale of Shakespeare’s King Lear.

  • New Children’s Book from Local Author

    Local author/artist Janet Tlachac-Toonen has released her first book that she both illustrated and wrote titled, Sidney the Bear. “I really want to inspire children’s imagination and encourage them to read.

  • The Bestseller List

    Hardcover Fiction, Hardcover Nonfiction, & Children's Illustrated

  • International Recognition

    Bren Sibilsky, an Algoma sculptor and painter, was recently selected for the third time as a finalist in the International Arc Salon 2015 Art Competition.

  • Expanded Diamond Collection

    The newest diamond work from Philadelphia artist Michelle Pressler is now at Plum Bottom Pottery and Gallery. Delicate and unique, Pressler’s newest collection is the perfect complement to any wardrobe.

  • Dual Signing

    Peninsula School of Art (PenArt) invites the public to celebrate the creative lives of two iconic Door County artists with a book signing on June 27, 1 – 3 pm.

  • The Summer Show

    The next show – the Summer Show – at the Meadows Art Gallery is somewhat different. This is a group of work that features the contributions of Sturgeon Bay artists.

  • Expressive Sculpture, Diverse Jewelry

    Lost Moth Gallery will present new works by Judy Madsen and Maureen McGrath at an opening reception on June 25, 4 – 7 pm. Artists will be in attendance, and wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

  • Tree Sculptures at JCC

    Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts now features “Copper Tree Sculptures” handcrafted by Rebecca. These miniature pieces are created from repurposed copper wire.

  • Upcoming DCAL Shows

    Found objects are part of the fodder for David Franke’s sculptural mixed-media assemblies, which he will discuss at the June 22 meeting of the Door County Art League (DCAL).

  • Midsummer’s Music Celebrates 25 Years With Artistic Musical Chairs

    Midsummer’s Music Festival will celebrate 25 years of bringing classical chamber music to Door County’s residents and visitors by merging two of the area’s most beloved segments, art and music, into its Great Musical Chairs project, debuting June 24 in Sister Bay.

  • DCAL Scholarship Awarded to Clipper

    In keeping with its mission of promoting community interest in the creative arts, the Door County Art League (DCAL) is supporting local high school arts through the purchase of art supplies for students, and honoring a student artist with a special merit award and scholarship.

  • A Mids?mmar Celebration

    Clay Bay Pottery in Ellison Bay celebrates Midsömmar with the opening of its new show, The Language of Flowers. The public is invited to view new works while enjoying refreshments and music by David Hatch and Lynn Gudmundsen on June 19, 5 – 8 pm.

  • Latest Addition to Bay Art Gallery

    Bay Art Gallery welcomes John Philbin Dolan as its newest artist. Dolan is an award-winning artist who works in oil and pastel. In 2005, Dolan decided to close his technology-consulting firm to pursue an art career full time.

  • Underwater Inspiration

    Base Camp Coffee Bar in Sister Bay is featuring the work of local Baileys Harbor artists, Skye and Peter Ciesla of Bazyli Studio. Their experience as artists range from Skye’s stone and fiber sculpture and Peter’s fashion and costume design.

  • What To Do In Door County This Weekend: June 19 – 21

    The first weekend of summer is nearly upon us, and it's a big one for celebration in Door County! From beer fest to Fyr Ball, we've got you covered for the weekend ahead.

  • World Blood Donor Day

    In honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14, we offer some statistics on blood donation. American model Niki Taylor is the celebrity spokesperson for World Blood Donor Day.

  • Report Says Peninsula State Park’s Eagle Tower Should Come Down

    Eagle Tower, the iconic landmark that rises high above Eagle Bluff in Peninsula State Park, should be torn down, according to engineers.