Harmony By The Bay Concert Series Opens Wednesday

Sturgeon Bay’s salute to the summer season, the free concert series, Harmony by the Bay, opens on Wednesday evening with a 7PM performance by the Dave Steffen Band. A total of 11 concerts are planned through August 26th at the Martin Park band stand with music ranging from blues to zydeco to rock to oldies. Toss in a tribute to Neil Young and the hybrid … Continue reading

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Door County Brewing Announces Hiring & Expansion

The Door County Brewing Company, based in Baileys Harbor, has announced the hiring of Peter Kerwin as its Chief Financial Officer and Director of Operations. Kerwin brings more than 30 years of executive financial and operations management to the brewery founded in 2012 by John McMahon. According to a news release, Kerwin’s hiring is part of an effort to meet demand and a market expansion … Continue reading

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Consultant Says Eagle Tower Should be Torn Down

A consulting firm has told the Department of Natural Resources that the 75-foot Eagle Tower observation deck at Peninsula State Park will have to come down. The DNR decided to close the tower shortly before the Memorial Day holiday after being told that the tower was no longer structurally sound. Before making any decisions, the state agency engaged the firm of Edge Consulting Engineers of … Continue reading

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Ridges Sanctuary to Open New Nature Center Saturday

After years of discussion, careful planning and a major fundraiser, the Ridges Sanctuary’s Cook-Albert Fuller Nature Center will be open to the public Saturday. The facility and its nature shop, located at the north end of downtown Baileys Harbor, will be open daily from 9AM to 6PM. The business office housed at the center is open Monday to Friday from 9AM to 5PM, you can … Continue reading

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DCEC Holding Retirement Party for Jerry Viste

For more than three decades, Jerry Viste was the face of the Door County Environmental Council. He retired earlier this year, turning over the organization to a group of dedicated people who promise to follow his lead. A retirement party will be hosted by the local environmental group Sunday, from 1PM to 3PM, at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay. Cake, coffee, wine and … Continue reading

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Skatepark Grand Opening Saturday

The grand opening celebration for the Sturgeon Bay skatepark will be held Saturday at the park’s location on the city’s west side. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Mayor Thad Birmingham, skating demonstrations, door prizes, and, music by the group Found the Lost. The Sturgeon Bay Skatepark Initiative joined forces with the City of Sturgeon Bay and the Door County Community Foundation to raise … Continue reading

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Flag Day Celebration in Forestville

The Village of Forestville will be putting on a Flag Day Celebration Saturday featuring a parade, music, food and refreshments. The event, hosted by the Forestville American Legion, includes at parade at 11AM, military equipment, displays, and, a classic car show. At Legion Memorial Park, there will be live music with the John Welch Duo, a kick ball tournament, and, food and refreshments. The Forestville … Continue reading

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Maple Street Road Work Begins in Sturgeon Bay

The opportunity to get a street project completed ahead of schedule prompted the decision to close off a portion of Maple Street in Sturgeon Bay Wednesday. The reconstruction project will include the removal of asphalt, the replacement of water main and sanitary sewer, the installation of sewer and water laterals the removal of gutter and sidewalk and their replacement, and, the installation of a new … Continue reading

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Relay for Life Friday in Sturgeon Bay

The American Cancer Society is reminding folks that teams from businesses, schools, families, places of worship and more will participate in the Door County Relay for Life event on Friday at John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay. The Relay for Life program is a community-based event where teams and individuals set up campsites at a school, park or fairgrounds and take turns walking or … Continue reading

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Send off Party for Miss Door County

A send off party for the Miss Door County contingent heading to the Miss Wisconsin Pageant is set for 7PM Thursday evening. Miss Door County, Hannah Cole and Ashton Spritka, Miss Door County Outstanding Teen, will join friends and neighbors at Saint Peter’s Church in Sturgeon Bay. The young ladies will model their wardrobe for Miss Wisconsin week and perform their talent selection. You’ll also … Continue reading

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