Civility Project Brings Door County Talks to the DCA

The new Door County Talks series provides its first presentation at 10AM on Saturday, January 12th, at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. The free lecture features Kelli Strickland who will comment on “Building Community and Common Ground Through the Arts.” Strickland, an arts leader and educator, currently serves as the Executive and Artistic Director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. She … Continue reading

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Historic Bell Ringing Tuesday in Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay’s historic old bell tower will be the site of a special bell-ringing ceremony at 11:45AM on Tuesday, November 27th. The event will mark the first time in nearly a decade that the 118-year old bell will be sounded. Located at Community Foundation Square, the old bell tower is a modern replica of the Bank of Sturgeon Bay’s original tower erected in 1900. The … Continue reading

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Southern Door Senior Citizen Holiday Party is December 12th

Senior citizens, ages 62 and over, who live in the Southern Door School District are invited to join their peers for the district’s 32nd annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 12th. This free event is sponsored by high school students and staff as a holiday thank you. The party begins at 1PM with a music program featuring the high school choral and band students intended … Continue reading

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Jacksonport Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday

It’s been called a fun-loving, eclectic event that celebrates Thanksgiving Day and helps others in the process. We’re talking about the turkey day parade Thursday morning in Jacksonport. Open to anyone, the event kicks off at 10:30AM. Parade viewers can expect the same zany blend of floats and characters mixed in with a traditional color guard a Jacksonport fire truck, and horses, goats and other … Continue reading

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Thrills on Third Saturday in Sturgeon Bay

Folks in Sturgeon Bay will get an early start on the annual Halloween observance by taking part in Thrills on Third Saturday, from 9AM to 3PM. Pam Seiler, Executive Director of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, explains how the popular event got started… Seiler says you can make slime at the Door County Library from 9AM to noon and pumpkin painting will take place between … Continue reading

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Door County 4-H Trail Ride is Sunday

The Fall Trail Ride Fundraiser for the Door County 4-H Horse and Pony Project will be held Sunday at the Bley Farm at 6832 County T, Egg Harbor. The cost of the ride is $20 which includes the scavenger hunt and lunch. Look for the signs at Highway 57 and County T or at Highway 42 and Plum Bottom Road. Registration is at 9AM Sunday … Continue reading

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73rd Annual Fall Fest in Sister Bay This Weekend

The 73rd annual Fall Fest has so much to offer it will play out over three days. The event in Sister Bay begins on Friday with a classic auto show, arts and crafts, a fish boil, chainsaw carving, and a ferris wheel. Saturday will be the busiest day of all with everything from a pancake breakfast, pumpkin bowling and a gigantic parade, to arts and … Continue reading

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SBU Hosting Recycling Event Wednesday

Another recycle day, sponsored by Sturgeon Bay Utilities, will be held Wednesday, at the utilities’ office. Everything from light bulbs, ballasts and batteries, along with electronics and computer components, can be dropped off at 230 east Vine Street from 8AM to 6PM. There will be fees for some items. For instance, computer monitors are ten dollars, televisions under 30 inches are $15, and those over … Continue reading

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Pfeifers Named Sister Bay Volunteers of the Year

The 2018 Sister Bay Volunteer of the Year Award has been presented to Sally and Jeff Pfeifer who have been residents of the village for over 30 years. Sally Pfeifer helped establish the YMCA’s Northern Door Program Center in Fish Creek and served as its first director. She also worked as an insurance agent at the Thomas/Pfeifer Insurance Agency, sits on boards for Door County … Continue reading

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Haunted Mansion Celebrating 13 Years

The beginning of another school year for the Southern Door School District also means an increase in activity related to the Haunted Mansion. The annual attraction that surfaces around Halloween at the Quietwoods South Camping Resort near Brussels is celebrating a special birthday this year, according to elementary Principal Cory Vandertie… Vandertie says the large-scale fundraiser provides additional dollars for programs to help students in … Continue reading

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