• Peninsula Century Fall Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 14

    This weekend, 700 cyclists will hit the pavement for the annual Peninsula Century Fall Challenge ride. Participants will follow four routes, ranging from 25 to 100 miles, beginning in Sister Bay and riding along rustic roads and past the water vistas of the northern tip of the Door peninsula. On-site registration is still available at […]

  • Sunday Sound and Meditation at Roots Yoga

    Settle into autumn during Sunday Sound and Meditation on Sept. 29, 2-3:30 pm, at Roots Yoga in Algoma. Enjoy restorative yoga with guided meditation from Roots Yoga, followed by vibrational sound therapy using singing bowls from Massage by Carla. This experience is sure to relax, harmonize and restore your mind and body.  Yoga mats and […]

  • September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

    by Virginia ‘Ginya’ Carnahan First of all, the disease is prostate cancer, not prostrate cancer.  Much more importantly, however, is the fact that more men are diagnosed every year with prostate cancer than women are diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s true. You just don’t hear or read about it as much. It’s time to change […]

  • Learn About Door County Herbal Teas at Hidden Acres

    Herbalist Dave LaLuzerne will host a celebration of Door County herbal teas Sept. 13, 5-7 pm, at Hidden Acres Farm, 11128 Beach Road in Sister Bay. It’s a fundraiser for the Climate Change Coalition of Door County.  LaLuzerne will introduce guests to the bounty of delicious and beneficial herbs that thrive on the Door peninsula […]

  • Resale Adventures

    There’s nothing quite like a pair of vintage, high-waisted pants; a great deal on paperbacks; or hand-painted mugs. The affordable goods that you can pick up at resale stores can lie anywhere on the merchandise spectrum from practical items in good condition (that save you the expense of buying them new) to items that you’re […]

  • Community Health Information Programs: End of Life, Blood-Pressure Screenings, CPR/AED

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry ( will continue its Community Health Information Programs on Sept. 22, 4 pm, when Marggie Hatala of Doulagivers of Door County will present “What Does a Death Doula Offer at the End of Life?” at Sister Bay’s First Baptist Church. She will discuss what happens within a family as […]

  • ADRC of the Lakeshore Hosts Living Well Workshop

    The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore will be offering a Living Well workshop for adults who are living with chronic conditions weekly on Wednesdays beginning Sept. 11 and ending Oct. 16, 9-11:30 am. Classes will be held at the Kewaunee Care Center, 1308 Lincoln St. in Kewaunee. A light breakfast will be […]

  • Attend Tai Chi and Qigong Sessions and Demonstration

    Tai chi Master Chan Ming Shu will lead an international tai chi symposium – teaching tai chi and qigong during four two-hour sessions – Aug. 26-29 at Egg Harbor’s Kress Pavilion. Laughing Tiger Tai Chi and Junction Center Yoga are cosponsoring the symposium. Chan has been practicing tai chi for nearly 40 years, has represented Taiwan […]

  • Experience Chanting HU

    Experience chanting HU (a sacred sound and ancient mantra), contemplative time and spiritual conversation with others of like heart Aug. 24, 2-3 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay Library. Discover how the sound of HU can bring a higher form of creativity, inner peace and calm, spiritual self-discovery and growth, and healing of the body, mind […]

  • Becoming More Organized May Be Easier Than You Think

    Getting more organized doesn’t have to be a quest for a holy grail, an exhausting race or an upheaval of your life all at once. Try some of these ideas to create – bit by bit, day by day – a more efficient, streamlined and contented life with fewer frustrations. Streamlining • Need, use or […]

  • Culture Club: Mindfulness in Music: Engaging Mind, Body and Spirit at Birch Creek

    by Mona Christensen and Emily Maher Performers everywhere experience some form of performance anxiety or “nerves,” and musicians at the Birch Creek Music Performance Center use a variety of approaches to counteract this stress. Imagine teaching 92 students each week in your own music studio. Add the duties of serving as the Wisconsin Youth Symphony […]

  • Five Tips to Better 5K Training

    The end of summer is in sight. For some, it’s the start of the best time of the year: the time of perfect running weather. Dry trails, lower temperatures and gorgeous, changing colors provide a string of weeks that are perfect for running outdoors. Also approaching on Sept. 28 is the Hey Hey 5K in […]

  • Seeing Door County through Fresh Eyes

    Even though I took a very traditional path to Door County – my dad grew up coming here to vacation; my family has vacationed here since I was a kid; and now I have a summer internship here – I still experienced what I thought was a culture shock in the transition from the suburbs […]

  • Ancient Healing at Roots Yoga

    Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma, will host an interactive Ayurveda workshop on Aug. 5, 6:30-8 pm, led by certified ayurvedic health counselor and practitioner Virginia Van Pay. Ayurveda is an ancient healing system that incorporates daily routines, nutrition and yoga to keep the body in balance. Participants will discover their body type and […]

  • International Tai Chi Symposium at Kress Pavilion Aug. 26-29

    Master Chan, Ming Shu will be in residence at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor during the 2019 International Tai Chi Symposium Aug. 26-29 to offer four two-hour teaching sessions in tai chi and qigong, co-sponsored by Laughing Tiger Tai Chi and Junction Center Yoga. Master Chan may also hold public demonstrations, to be determined […]

  • Free Sunday Yoga in the Park in Baileys Harbor

    The Baileys Harbor Community Association introduces free Sunday Yoga in the Park, beginning at 8 am. Certified yoga instructor Anna Mae Beyer will lead the drop-in yoga classes at Kendall Park (by the Baileys Harbor Town Hall). All ability levels are welcome. Take your own mat, or call 920.839.2366 if you need one. Meet in […]

  • The Radical Simplicity of All Black, All the Time

    I’ve been wearing black – all black, all the time (ABATT) – for something like 15 years. (Okay, exercise shirts and white tennies are exceptions.) You might wonder why someone would do that. Doesn’t a monotone wardrobe become, well, monotonous? Don’t I worry that people will think I’m strange? Shouldn’t I be concerned about the […]

  • Lyme Disease on the Rise

    Lyme Disease is on the rise in Door County, according to data from the Door County Department of Health Services (DHS). Cases have more than doubled during the past 10 years. Lindsey Donohue, a supervising nurse at Door County Medical Center, said the hospital has been getting more calls for tick bites than ever before. […]

  • Students Learn about Health and Wellness in Summer-School Initiative

    Nearly 100 students in grades five through eight in the Algoma, Kewaunee and Luxemburg-Casco school districts are learning about health and wellness through a new summer-school initiative led by the Kewaunee County Public Health Department.  They’re learning through cooking classes that choosing healthful foods can be fun, and they’re learning how to be leaders as […]

  • Pastor Jim Honig Discusses End-of-Life Decisions in ‘The Conversation Project’

    The Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry ( continues its Community Health Information Programs with “The Conversation Project” on July 28, 4 pm, at First Baptist Church in Sister Bay. The Conversation Project was launched in 2010 to bring people together to discuss end-of-life decisions and how to express end-of-life wishes. Pastor Jim Honig will […]