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Volume 21, Issue 25 – Section 1

In this issue

  • Silent Sports Column

    Last week, our Arts, Entertainment & Literature Editor Alyssa Skiba came to my desk in the far reaches of the Pulse office to talk bikes. After we got past the fear that cycling was giving her disproportionately sculpted calf muscles, she mentioned that her punishment for not participating in last weekend’s Peninsula Century Spring Classic will be finishing the 62-mile Fall Challenge ride in September.

  • Bays Beat Ports

    The league-leading Sister Bay Bays beat the West Jacksonport Ports, 4-2, in West Jacksonport on June 21. The Bays’ Ryan Demmin pitched a seven-hitter, with 10 strikeouts.

  • Destroyers Bullied in Baileys

    On June 20 in Baileys Harbor, the Racine Raiders bullied the Door County Destroyers to a 52-11 victory. The Raiders’ offense was crisp and on point for most of the game, with a couple of long drives for scores.

  • Strivers at Nationals

    Nine talented gymnasts from the Door County YMCA Strivers Gymnastics Team traveled to Wichita, Kansas for the 2015 YMCA National Gymnastics Championships, June 24 – 27.

  • Calling all Volunteers!

    Volunteers are needed for the Door County Triathlon throughout event week, particularly July 17 – 19. The areas of greatest need are course monitors (bike and run); food tent; packet/t-shirt handout; transition area; finish area; and water station 2 (The Shallows).

  • Northern Door Volleyball League

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • 2015 Women’s Double Header League Softball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • Door County League Baseball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • The First Vacation Destination or, How Neanderthals Became Extinct

    Once a very, very, very long time ago, two Neanderthals were sitting by the shore of a river in the early evening after a long day of hunting and fishing.

  • In Search of Civility

    I have heard that the Civility Project is not the civility police. I don’t want to come off as the civility police either. However, I recently felt a need to speak up about comments I thought were unfair and uncivil – and I didn’t do so.

  • Living as a working dad in Wisconsin

    In order to help dads balance their dual role as parent and provider, analyzed the work-life balance, health conditions, financial well-being and child-rearing environments for working dads in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Eating Green

    The addition of sweet potato fries as a more expensive side for your lunch is understood to be the healthier option. But why? With their traditionally orange color, sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, or Vitamin A, which is known as an antioxidant in fighting diseases such as cancer and heart disease.

  • Article posted Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:30am

    Beetles must be among God’s favorite creatures, for they represent about 22 percent of all living species, including plant life. About 380,000 described species exist, and thousands remain to be discovered and named.

  • How Health Care Can Help Climate Change

    Paul Linzmeyer will present the Climate Change Coalition of Door County’s monthly program at 7 pm on July 7, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Water St.

  • Open House at Garden Door

    The Door County Master Gardeners Association plans to hold an open house at The Garden Door on July 11 from 11 am – 2 pm. This free public garden is located on Hwy.

  • USDA Takes Stand Against Climate Change

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced additional steps it is taking to integrate climate change adaptation into its programs and operations.

  • A Natural Path

    In May, Facebook feeds fill up with graduation photos, pictures of mothers and fathers beaming with their children, a freshly minted diploma in their hand. But one recent graduation meant a little bit more than most.

  • New Pastor for Methodist Parish

    The Northern Door United Methodist Parish – Calvary UMC in Egg Harbor and Zion UMC on Highway F between Baileys Harbor and Fish Creek – announces the retirement of their pastor and the arrival of a new parish minister.

  • Article posted Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:14am

    If we had to pick only one word to describe Rex, it would be handsome. This youngster is a little more than a year-and-a-half old and is a Labrador and Siberian husky mix.

  • Nancy and Bob Davis: Philanthropists of the Year

    Nancy and Bob Davis first met in the Fox Cities, where he was working after graduating from Carleton College and serving as an officer aboard a Navy destroyer.

  • Pet Talk

    Q. Why do dogs want to eat grass?

  • Door County History in Pictures

    Gordon Nelson’s snack shack at Northport in the 1940s. This building is now at the Liberty Grove Historical Society Museum, next to the barn. Gordon Nelson later started Nelson’s Hardware in Baileys Harbor.

  • Life Notes

    Moreland G. Fandrei March 15, 1934 – June 22, 2015 Moreland Fandrei (Mort), 81, of Ellison Bay, died June 22, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife Margaret (Marge), son Mordy Jr. (Kathie) Fandrei, daughter Colleen Purdy, son-in-law Thomas Czarnecki, sister Goldie Lundquist, 14 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. A memorial service to honor his […]

  • Drink Bloody “Merrys” to Help Local Families

    Bloody “Merrys” will be sold at the Door County Secret Santa tent during the Olde Ellison Bay Days Parade, June 27, beginning at 10 am. The tent will be on Hwy.

  • Spuds ‘n Splits at Immanuel Lutheran

    On June 27 
Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor will serve Spuds ‘n Splits starting at 6 pm 
following the Praise Service. Enjoy a large baked potato with a 
choice of toppings and then have a make-your-own banana split or ice cream
 sundae for dessert.

  • New Cancer Support Group for Women at Community Clinic

    The Community Clinic of Door County (CCDC) welcomes women who have been diagnosed with cancer and are in the process of cancer treatment or have completed treatment, to join the new Women to Women cancer support group.

  • All Dogs Welcome to the “Best” Minster Dog Show

    Olde Ellison Bay Days presents the 2nd Annual “Best” Minster Dog Show on June 28 at the Ellison Bay Community Park. All dogs are welcome. Category sign-up begins at 11:30 am.

  • Time to Preregister for the Door County Fair

    The deadline to pre-register entries in the Junior Fair division of the Door County Fair is July 1 at 4:30 pm. Junior Fair includes anyone in a supervised youth group: 4-H clubs, Boy & Girl Scouts, school exhibits, etc.

  • Greg Stephen Receives Melvin Jones Fellowship

    Sturgeon Bay Lions Club awarded a Melvin Jones Fellowship to Lion Greg Stephan at a recent meeting. The award is named after the founder of the Lions Club and is the highest form of recognition in Lions.

  • “Todey & Croatian Heritage” Presented at Sevastopol Historical Society Meeting

    On June 29 at 7 pm, the Sevastopol Historical Society will present “Todey & Croatian Heritage” at the Sevastopol Town Hall, 4528 Hwy 57. Sue Todey of Sevastopol will share the story of her grandfather Jacob, who, with other Croatian and Slavic immigrants, came to America to escape poverty and search for a better life to work in the farming, mining and forestry trades.

  • Taxidermy Demonstrations at Historical Museum

    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.

  • Whitefish Boil on Washington Island on July 18

    On July 18, the Washington Island Wisconsin Lions Club will host its 62nd annual Fly-in Whitefish Boil. The rain date is July 19. Fly-in, boat in, motorcycle in, or walk in.

  • Give Blood on July 14

    The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply now and throughout the summer.

  • Zion Hymn Sings Begin July 5

    Zion United Methodist Church, located at 8781 County F, will hold the first of its two annual hymn sings at 5 pm on July 5. Begun in 1993 at the 140-year-old country church, the activity features old-time hymns picked by the audience.

  • Memories of Johnny Fitz Shared

    Liberty Grove Historical Society (LGHS) members packed Century Farm barn atop Ellison Bay grade on June 15 to hear author Kari Fitzgerald Brandt relate memories of her father, John David Fitzgerald, for whom Fitzgerald Park in Ellison Bay is named.

  • Become Intern for Reid Ribble

    U.S. Representative Reid Ribble announced that he is accepting applications for a fall internship in his Washington, D.C., office. “It is always a pleasure to welcome young people from Wisconsin to Washington for an internship in my office.

  • Volunteers Needed at The Ridges

    The opening of The Ridges’ Cook-Fuller Center was a huge success. Help them keep this momentum going by volunteering at the center. They are looking for volunteers to help greet visitors, collect day passes, and assist in the Nature Store.

  • Lodge at Leathem Smith Hosts Wounded Hero Fishing Excursion

    The Lodge at Leathem Smith will host the 4th annual Wounded Hero Fishing Excursion Aug. 16 – 18. Paul Meleen, owner and executive chef of The Lodge of Leathem Smith and a professional fisherman, is excited and honored to be organizing this event.

  • Jim Seaquist Reelected to Wisconsin Cherry Board

    The election results are in for seats on two of Wisconsin’s market order boards. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has certified that Wisconsin’s cherry producers re-elected one director, James Seaquist of Ellison Bay, to the industry’s board.

  • Edge Salon Owner Completes Barber Instructor Program

    Dawn Berna, master barber/stylist and owner of The Edge Salon in Fish Creek, has successfully completed the Barber Instructor Program at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) in Milwaukee.

  • Jo Brinkley-Chaudoir Displays Jewelry at JCC

    Jo Brinkley-Chaudoir is a Door County artist who creates jewelry with her background beginning with beads at a craft store and a necklace for a friend.

  • Marketplace Home Mortgage Opens Office in Green Bay

    A thriving and well-established force in the mortgage industry in Minnesota announced that it is bringing that same success to two significant housing markets in Wisconsin.

  • Tourism Zone Pursues Airbnb Homes

    Private residential homes for rent are cropping up in Door County and the Tourism Zone Commission is trying to keep up. Web companies like Airbnb offer a platform for homeowners to rent out their space while they are away.

  • Cupola Room to Open at Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery & Market

    Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery & Market is celebrating 30 years of award-winning wine and the grand opening of its new Cupola Room, June 27 – 28.

  • Savory Spoon Featured in “Discover Wisconsin” Episode

    Wisconsin cheese pairings is the focus of an upcoming episode of the popular tourism TV show Discover Wisconsin. The episode premieres June 27 at 10 am on Fox Sports North and locally at

  • It Takes a Village

    “Some are born in their place, some find it, some realize after long searching that the place they left is the one they have been searching for.

  • Our Representatives in the News

    Gov. Scott Walker Walker told donors via a June 19 email that he’s still praying over whether to run for president in 2016, but he believes he is “uniquely qualified to lead this country.

  • Municipal News

    City of Sturgeon Bay:  The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on June 30. The Plan Commission meets at 7 pm on July 1.

  • Pabich Given Nod to Lead County

    Ken Pabich (pronounced Pabick) may be the new guy in Door County government, but he is no newcomer to Door County. “Our family has been coming here for years, probably 25 years as a family, and my wife [Stephanie] even longer than that,” Pabich said during a break in the June 23 Door County Board of Supervisors meeting where Pabich was unanimously approved as the new county administrator.

  • Producers Can Now Enroll in ARC & PLC Programs

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that eligible producers may now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015.

  • Buy or Lease?

    A new ambulance headquarters in Sturgeon Bay is a step closer to fruition after a unanimous vote by the Door County Board of Supervisors on June 23 to proceed with Phase III of the project, which is the actual letting of the architectural design and bidding process.

  • Bulletin

    WHAT HAPPENED • Door County Judge Todd Ehlers dismissed a Kewaunee County farm’s appeal of its state-issued pollution permit.

  • Thimbleberries

    Many wild white-flowering plants reach front and center stage during the last week of June in northeastern Wisconsin. The Canada Anemone, Canada Dogwood, Highbush Cranberry, Oxeye Daisy, Red Dogwood and the Thimbleberry are decked out in their immaculate white.

  • Pro Golf Tips

    After being up in Door County for more than a month now and seeing all that is available for families, friends and couples, it reminds me how lucky I am to be living a life helping people with their golf games.

  • Independence Day 2015 Schedules

    Egg Harbor All activities take place in Harbor View Park, 7809 Hwy. 42 in Egg Harbor Friday, July 3 4 – 10 pm: Food and refreshments 5 – 9 pm: Modern Day Drifters perform 9:30pm: Fireworks Saturday, July 4 1:30 pm: Independence Day Parade on Highway 42 After parade: UW Marching Band performs 5th Quarter Sunday, July 5 10 am: Egg Harbor Family Race/sailboat race (8 am registration) Baileys Harbor Friday, July 3 9 am – 5 pm: Arts & Crafts Fair at town hall and visitor center/historical society 10 am – 5 pm: Wowballs USA Pool Activities at Lakeshore Adventures 3 – 5 pm: Scott Wilcox performs at town hall 7:30 pm: Door County League Baseball at Baileys Harbor Rec Park (Kolberg vs.

  • ‘No Bones About It’ Debuts At Northern Sky Theater

    No Bones About It, this year’s new show premiering at Northern Sky Theater, is well worth seeing. Those who remember reading Romeo and Juliet in high school will especially enjoy the comic parody of Shakespeare’s classic, particularly the famous balcony scene which is staged on the Peninsula Park amphitheater in a far less romantic setting.

  • Modern Day Drifters Release First Album

    After bringing their covers of country classics to bars and festivals across the county for the better part of the past decade, Door County’s good ol’ country boys, Modern Day Drifters, are releasing their first album.

  • Gills Rock Museum Adds Interactive Technology To Offerings

    As more historical societies and museums turn to technology to keep history alive, the Door County Maritime Museum in Gills Rock is taking things a step further with the introduction of its newest interactive technology, Augmented Reality.

  • Welding Warrior Prepares for Renaissance Faire

    Bailie Benson has attended more than 12 Renaissance festivals, but she’s still unable to contain her enthusiasm for the upcoming Door County Renaissance and Fantasy Faire.

  • ‘A Real Lulu’ Debuts At Peninsula Players Theatre

    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.

  • The 5 Milers Play Annual Benefit Show At Door Community Auditorium

    The 5 Milers folk music band will return to Door County for their seventh annual benefit show on June 27. The premise of the annual event is to “give back in life,” said Rob Billings, one of the band’s founders and the “point man” in organizing the performance every year.

  • Article posted Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:04pm

    What does the term “dog days of summer” refer to?

  • Congratulations to Jurgita “Yurgy” Downham, of Juniper’s Gin Joint!

    Yurgy has been a longtime server in the Door, Your food she’ll serve and drinks she’ll pour. She’ll greet you with her friendly smile, And make your experience worthwhile.

  • Overheard & 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 Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:48pm

    Dear Mary Pat, I just got here for the summer from Poland and I’m really homesick. My bosses are nice (I have three jobs) but I don’t like my roommates and everything is so different here – food is strange, no buses, and I miss my family.

  • Framed

    Three generations of Kosmiders celebrate Father’s Day.

  • The Cheese Insider

    Over the past several years, I have been very fortunate to have met a number of cheesemakers here in Wisconsin, as well as a number of influential individuals in the dairy industry.

  • Big is Good!

    Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy series of big beers are always something to look out for. The Big Eddy series of beers are nothing like the other beers made by Leinenkugel’s.

  • TAP Taps Into 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.

  • Birch Creek Opening a Success

    Birch Creek’s 2015 40th anniversary season opened to a packed house and fervent audience June 18. The Percussion & Steel Band students and faculty treated approximately 300 concertgoers to a wide range of genres and styles, showcasing music from the last 40 years.

  • Beery Good Times

    A little rain couldn’t dampen the convivial atmosphere at this year’s Door County Beer Fest, held June 20 in Baileys Harbor.

  • SBVC Hosts Independence Day Celebration

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC) will host its annual Independence Day celebration at Sunset Park on July 4. The evening will begin with live music on the Brick Lot Pub & Grill Stage at 5 pm by Lakeside Fire, the Kevin Fayte Rock-n-Roll Trio, and WIFEE and the HUZzBAND.

  • LGHS Fish Boil Opens Olde Ellison Bay Days

    The Liberty Grove Historical Society’s (LGHS) traditional Fish Boil officially opened Olde Ellison Bay Days festivities in downtown Ellison Bay on June 25.

  • Wildlife Wizardry

    On July 2 at 7 pm, Mike Orthober will present “Wildlife Wizardry” at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall. As part of The Ridges’ Lake Lessons series, Orthober will discuss and display the art of bringing wildlife to life through taxidermy.

  • Herb Presentation at Heritage Garden

    On June 28 at 2 pm Master Gardener Lee Somerville will give a presentation on the use of herbs in the Heritage Garden at Heritage Village of Big Creek.

  • New Locations for Kayak Tours & Gravity Trails

    Door County Kayak Tours and Gravity Trails opened two new locations this year. The company now offers new destinations for kayaking and has introduced paddle boarding and zip lining.

  • 6th Annual Rock Island Cookout

    July 4 marks the sixth annual cookout on Rock Island from 11 am – 2 pm, hosted by the Friends of Rock Island (FORI). There will be burgers, brats with buns and condiments, plus beverages, chips, and desserts.

  • Independence Weekend Celebration

    On July 3 head to Egg Harbor to start the Independence Day weekend. Modern Day Drifters will kick off the weekend in Harbor View Park from 5 – 9 pm. Great food will be available for purchase from local restaurants in the park starting at 4 pm.

  • 2015 Door County Fair

    This year’s Door County Fair will take place July 29 – Aug. 2 at John Miles County Park, 812 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Musical acts on the Coors Light Midway Stage will include: Vic Ferrari, Johnny Wad Band, Boogie and the Yo-Yo’z, Hurry Up Wait, Separate Ways, and Let Me Be Frank Productions presents Frank’s All Star Tribute Show.

  • DCAC Offers New Tours

    Showing off Sturgeon Bay’s infamous, historical bridge, Door County Adventure Center (DCAC) announces that they will be offering a tour this summer taking kayakers through Sturgeon Bay.

  • Big Programs at Big Creek

    Heritage Garden was one of the first projects at Crossroads at Big Creek. Established in 1998 by the Sturgeon Bay Home and Garden Club as a memorial to honor two of their members, June Mackey and Gertrude Olson, the original planting was only a little herb garden, but gardens have a way of growing.

  • Summer Seminar at SkipperBud’s

    On June 27, 9 – 11 am, Bob DeNoto will be instructing the “Basic Coastal Navigation” seminar at SkipperBud’s Quarterdeck Marina as part of the Door County Sail and Power Squadron Summer Seminar series.

  • Wolf Clan Creation Story

    On June 27, 3:30 – 5:30 pm, Toni House of the Wolf Clan, Oneida Nation, will share their creation story at Chief Oshkosh’s mini-bowl. House comes from a matrilineal descent of Oneida women with origins back to Oneida, New York.

  • MDMC Announces Line-Up for Summer Concerts

    Ministry Door County Medical Center (MDCMC) announces a stellar line-up of musical diversity for the whole family on Tuesday evenings in July.

  • Solo Performance

    Jeanne Kuhns will perform a solo show on June 27, 3 – 5 pm, at MacReady Bread Company’s gazebo. Kuhns is a local singer songwriter, performing progressive folk with Small Forest Band and other area musicians.

  • Jazz Up Your Night

    The Janet Planet Jazz Trio will take the stage at Peg Egan PAC on June 28 at 7 pm in Egg Harbor. Jazziz magazine hailed her as a “Voice of the New Jazz Culture…amazingly powerful with seemingly limitless expression.

  • Never the Wrong Choice

    Woodwalk Concert Series joyfully welcomes back the Sons of the Never Wrong on June 26 at 7 pm. This Chicago-based band has invented their own version of folk music, with songs and lyrics opening up recognition of the richness of beauty and life with a dose of joy and humor.

  • Confessional Songwriting

    On June 29, alt-rock icon Melissa Etheridge will bring her soulful lyrics and smoky, Joplin-esque vocals to the stage at Door Community Auditorium (DCA) as part of her popular This Is M.E. solo tour.

  • Musical Theater & Jewish History at Bjorklunden

    From July 19 to July 24, Lawrence University’s Bj?rklunden is offering these seminars: “A Guided Tour Through the History of the American Musical Theater” with Roger Nelson and “Rebels, Heretics, and Eccentrics in Jewish History” with Michael Nutkiewicz.

  • Weekend of Dancing & Camaraderie

    Lovers of dance and music should make time for this year’s Door County Folk Festival, July 8 – 12, an extended weekend of dancing and camaraderie. This year’s staff are: guest dance instructors Marty Koenig, Larry Weiner and Dot Kent; Bulgarian singing instructor Tzvety Dosseva Weiner; musicians Lyuti Chushki Orchestra, Nick Bratkovich, A Rare Privilege and Chirps Smith; and a cast of local group leaders for beginning to advanced dance workshops.

  • EHF Summer Programs

    Summer brings a wide range of Ephraim Historical Foundation programs. As in years past, events include Sunday SingAlongs, History Speaks, and Child’s Play, as well as a new program, The Great History Caper.

  • Hole In One

    John Udelhofen got a hole-in-one on Hole 17 at Maxwelton Braes Golf Course on June 19. It was John’s first hole-in-one in all the years he has played golf and the golf course’s first of the 2015 season.

  • Golf Results

    Alpine, Idlewild, Maxwelton Braes, The Orchards

  • Round Up A Team

    Good Samaritan Scandia Village will host the 20th Annual Grand Scandia Golf Benefit at Peninsula State Park Golf Course on July 19 with tee-off at noon.

  • “Tee”m Up for Great Cause

    The Door County Homebuilders Association and the Door Kewaunee Business & Education Partnership (DKBEP) will host a joint 8th Annual Golf Challenge fundraiser at The Orchards Golf Course in Egg Harbor on July 15.

  • Golf Events


  • The Bestseller List

    Paperback Fiction, Paperback Nonfiction, Children's Interest

  • A Novel Close to Home

    J. F. Riordan’s new novel North of the Tension Line, based in Door County and written by a Wisconsin author, has been awarded the Gold Medal for Great Lakes Regional Fiction by Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY).

  • Creativity Camps

    Children’s author Katie McKy returns to Door County to lead two creativity camps for Write On, Door County. McKy captured the hearts and imaginations of Door County school children when she visited in 2014 as a guest of the Door County Reading Council.

  • Looking Back at “The Good Years”

    The Good Year is a historical novel by Rosemary Hintz and was published in August 2013 by Infinity publishing. The novel is set in Door County during the early 1940s when the cherry industry was booming.

  • Mark Calendars for Book Sales

    Between June and October, most Door County Library locations will have at least one major Book Sale event. Donations of books and other items (like CDs and DVDs) can be delivered up to one week in advance of each sale at the branch libraries.

  • Heritage Program Begins

    Sister Bay Historical Society will kick off its annual Heritage Program on June 27 featuring artist David Hackett.

  • Eclectic Treasures, Original Art

    Forever Grateful Resale Boutique & Whispering Pines Studio & Gallery can be found in the Plum Bottom area of Egg Harbor. Owners Bonnie Mirkiewicz and Brian Pier have a beautiful shop full of eclectic treasures and original fine art.

  • Dynamic Creations

    Bazyli Studio Wearable Art in Baileys Harbor invites the community to their grand opening on June 27, 10 am – 6 pm. The gallery is adjacent to the studios of resident artists Skye and Peter Ciesla.

  • Stretching Beyond the Boundaries

    Suzanne Rose will exhibit a portrait of her daughter in the upcoming 6th annual Door Prize for Portraiture at Chez Cheryl Art Space, June 26 – July 31.

  • Bringing Three Dimensions to Paintings

    Bay Art Gallery is pleased to have received new artwork by Audrey Off this season. This Sturgeon Bay artist attended the University of Wisconsin and graduated with a degree in Communication and Visual Arts.

  • Dream Come True

    For more than 20 years, Cynthia L. Koshalek has wanted to open her own storefront in Door County. She finally achieved that dream when she opened Artzy Studio in the Ephraim north shopping area at 10329 Hwy.

  • Pastels and Photographs

    The Door County Art League Gallery’s artists of the week for June 27 – July 3 share a background in communication and marketing and an interest in translating nature to paper and canvas.

  • Expressive Techniques in Watercolor

    Watercolorist Stacey Small Rupp will be the featured artist of the week at Cottage Row Gallery, June 28 – July 4. There will be a meet-the-artist reception on July 1, 1 – 3 pm.

  • More Sweet Than Bitter

    Kathleen Mand Beck brought many eggs to Egg Harbor in 1993 when she bought an old log home on Highway 42; she opened the Dovetail Gallery in 1994. Over the years, Mand Beck was internationally recognized for her egg art and her husband, Tom Mand, handcrafted original copper art sprinklers.

  • Crane Collages

    Plum Bottom Pottery & Gallery announces the addition of Gail McCoy to their family of artists. From Sun Prairie, McCoy’s crane collages are truly unique addition to the gallery.

  • Greco Becomes Sourced

    Come celebrate the grand opening of Sourced in the former Greco Gallery space on historic Third Avenue in Sturgeon Bay on July 2, 4 – 8 pm. Sourced features “made, found and restyled” objects for the home and gift-giving.

  • Raise A Glass (And A Paintbrush)

    If there is one thing to note about taking a painting class with Door County artist Jennifer Aldrich, it is this: she wants you to have fun finding your inner artist.

  • The Woodland Gnomes of The Ridges

    Hammocks, butterfly nets, birdhouses, and book boxes appear along the Family Discovery Trail at The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor. In the year that the trail has been open, not one item has gone missing, thanks to the trail’s caretakers, the Woodland gnomes.

  • What To Do In Door County This Weekend: June 26 – 28

    The last weekend of June is nearly upon us! Have you got plans for the weekend yet? If not, let us help you out with our top picks for the weekend ahead.

  • DC Destroys Face Off Against Racine Raiders Saturday

    Coming off of a 1-1 record in pre-season play, and a 28-28 tie against the Muskego Hitmen last Saturday, the Door County Destroyers Semi-Pro Football Team will face the Racine Raiders on Saturday, June 20.