Wednesday, July 22, 2009

It's a B and B Kind of Summer! Stay at a Great One in Sturgeon Bay!

Sturgeon Bay is a great place to stay with lots to do, and super restaurants too. This is a great town for B&Bs, the boutique inns of the new century! We have reviewed quite a few, and this is a perfect time to book a terrific room and enjoy a wonderful inn, in Sturgeon Bay!

Check out the Black Walnut Guest House - a beautiful inn, with great rooms on a quiet residential street! Tell Geri we sent you! See photo! Psst! SPECIAL DEAL!! Through September 2009, Mention when Booking a Minimum 2-Night Stay at the Black Walnut and Receive a Complimentary Bottle of Door County Wine! Stay two nights or more and enjoy the wine!

Chanticleer Guest House is another awesome B&B! Out on a working farm, this is one special place! Tell Darrin we sent you!

The Inn at Cedar Crossing is right in the heart of downtown Sturgeon Bay, and has an awesome restaurant too! Tell Steve and Kelly we sent you!

The Orchid Inn is a brand new B&B in Sturgeon Bay! We reviewed it just recently - great place! Tell Amy we sent you!

The Pembrooke Inn, in another quiet neighborhood, but near the shops on Jefferson Street, is another special place. Read our review and tell Wanda, Navigator sent ya!

Reynolds House, built around 1900, has great rooms, and great food! Check it out and let Heather book your stay!

Scofield House - each of their rooms looks like a photo out of the late 1800s or early 1900s. Dan and Vicki will take care of you!

Do a Virtual Video Tour of an Egg Harbor Home For Sale!

Very beautiful home for sale in Egg Harbor, through Coldwell Banker Door County Horizons in Fish Creek! Check it out at The Orchards Village at Egg Harbor! Fantastic place - take a tour from your own home right now!

Click here: Take me on the tour of The Orchards Village Egg Harbor!

Plum Loco Animal Farm! Fun for the Whole Family!

We just reviewed Plum Loco Animal Farm in Egg Harbor! This is such a fun place where you can pet animals, feed the animals, picnic, play lawn games, the kids can play in the Play Farm and a whole lot more!

So read the review, and have fun! And please tell them that you found them on

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Pontoon Boats! Paddle Boats! Waverunners!

We just finished our review of South Shore Pier, Inc. in the heart of Ephraim, across from Wilson's Ice Cream/Restaurant! What an awesome discovery for the entire family.

Ever want to rent a pontoon boat that can seat up to 12? You can, right here at South Shore Pier! Waverunners(tm)? You can rent them here - yep - your own personal water craft! And even paddle-boats are waiting for you in the sparkling waters of the bay in Ephraim.

So head to South Shore Pier, Inc. in Ephraim and have a ball! And tell Dave and the crew we sent you - yo will be happy you discovered the fun place!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

U.S. Coast Guard Band Coming to Fish Creek!

This just in!


Press Release


NEW LONDON, CONN—From its home at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, the United States Coast Guard Band travels to Fish Creek to present “Liberty for All,” an entertaining evening concert on Friday, July 24, 2009, at the Door Community Auditorium at 8 p.m. The 55-member Coast Guard Band is one of our nation’s elite premier military bands and the proud musical representative of the United States Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security.

The musical line-up comprises a striking array of selections, such as Leonard Bernstein’s bitingly satirical Overture to “Candide,” Frank Ticheli’s moving setting of “Amazing Grace,” and the young American composer John Mackey’s “Kingfishers Catch Fire.” James Beckel wrote “Liberty for All” for orchestra and narrator and the Coast Guard Band commissioned the band arrangement. For the narration, Beckel selected moving passages from the prose of Presidents George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and John F. Kennedy.

Two talented soloists are featured in the performance. MUC Joel Flunker is the gifted cornetist in “A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke” and soprano MU1 Lisa Williamson sings Antonín Dvořák’s “Song to the Moon”—in Czech! The program ends with the stirring “America, the Beautiful,” also with MU1 Williamson as soloist.

This concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. At this time, all tickets have been distributed. The Door Community Auditorium is requesting that anyone who has tickets, but is unable to attend the program please return the tickets to the box office.

The Door Community Auditorium is located adjacent to Gibraltar Schools in Fish Creek, just north of the town center on State Highway 42. Box office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 – 3 pm; weekend show days, 11 – 3 pm; and one hour prior to a performance. For additional information call the Door Community Auditorium at(920) 868-2728. To learn more about the U.S. Coast Guard Band visit

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

At JJs

In Sister Bay - this restaurant/bar is combined w/ La Puerta restaurant. Same owners as The Waterfront - awesome!
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Sailing on Stiletto!

We are aboard right now sailing on a twin hull catamaran with Stiletto Cruises out of the South Shore Pier in Ephraim! You MUST try this next trip! And tell Captain Doug we sent you!

We are going to rendezvous with Captain Doug's parasailing boat (Wisconsin Water Wings) and shoot some video of people enjoying parasailing. We did it last summer and it was awesome: easy, safe - no experience needed!

Dan/DCN Crew
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Monday, July 13, 2009

At C+C - Taco Monday

What a deal! Come down and fill your own taco - great deal. We are still here eating!

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Concert now!

We are at The Courtyard Settlement Inn listening to Switchback play great Celtic music! Awesome! Shooting some video too!
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Stopped at Wisconsin Water Wings in Ephraim where you can parasail! Awesome and easy and you won't get wet! Do it!
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At Fred + Fuzzy's

Shooting more Real People video in Sister Bay. Having a late lunch at Fred + Fuzzy's - beautiful, warm day - sitting outside, looking at the water, enjoying the moment. You MUST come here and tell them we sent you!
Dan/DCN crew
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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Mailbu Moo's Video Released!

We just released our Mailbu Moo's Frozen Custard video! It is a fun one, and Malibu Moo's custard is the best, and so is their Hawaiian Shave Ice! Wow!

Have fun! Have a look in our Sights & Sounds section under New Releases and enjoy!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Egg Harbor Fun Park Video Released!

Egg Harbor Fun Park, in Egg Harbor, is a great place for all! Nice mini-golf course, with water features, huge arcade, Water Wars, Paint Ball targets, food and more!

We shot a video there not long ago, and it is now posted on our website! Go to our Sights & Sounds multi-media library and look under New Releases, or Activities and have some fun! Make sure you make Egg Harbor Fun Park a stop on your next trip - it's fun for the whole family and for everyone!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Pure Prairie League in Concert!

This just in!


Press contact:
Patricia Podgers
(920) 868.2728

Pure Prairie League in Concert
Saturday, July 11, 8:00 pm

With a sound that proves you can go home again, Pure Prairie League is all about great country music. And on Saturday, July 11th at 8 pm, the band that was first formed in 1969 is performing at the Door Community Auditorium in what promises to be a fun-filled concert of memorable music!
As so often happens in the world of music, Pure Prairie League’s founding was all about timing…and the timing was perfect. Playing cover tunes at local bars in southern Ohio, a group of young musicians from southern Ohio were honing their performance skills. Naming their band was as serendipitous as signing their first professional contract.
In 1939 Errol Flynn starred in the western-themed movie Dodge City. Significant to the story line of the film, the Pure Prairie League is a group of elderly temperance women. Thirty years later, then drummer Tom McGail adopted the name for the band that was emerging. And Pure Prairie League was born.
Shortly thereafter, Pure Prairie League was signed by RCA records following an appearance in Cleveland, Ohio. Pure Prairie League, their premier album, was released a year later in 1972. Notably featuring a 1927 Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post cover, the illustration included an old cowboy named Luke. That cover immediately caught on with the band and has been included on the cover of every Pure Prairie League recording since that first one.
Following the release of that first album, Pure Prairie League has weathered bumps along the road. During the years preceding the conclusion of the Vietnam War, the band temporarily relocated to Canada. Band members changed and RCA dropped the band. But Pure Prairie League fans continued to tune into radio stations where cuts from their second album Bustin’ Out received air time.
RCA capitulated and resigned Pure Prairie League. Shortly after the ink on the contract was dry, Two Lane Highway (1975) was recorded. “Amie,” an ode to a sometime love, was released as a single from the album, and remains a classic to this day.
In the years to follow, Pure Prairie League was met with the challenges of the changing musical landscape. But newcomers like Vince Gill brought inspiration and new ideas to Pure Prairie League. In 1978, their final album under the RCA label, Can’t Hold Back, was recorded. It was strongly influenced by rock, noticeably by the addition of saxophone to the elimination of pedal steel guitar.
The sound may have been an odd pairing, but it worked. And under the Casablanca label Pure Prairie League’s single “Let Me Love You Tonight” from the album Firin’ Up hit the pop charts at #7 and soared to #1 on the contemporary adult charts. And the music continues…
Credited with bringing country music into the mainstream in the mid-1970s, Pure Prairie League has weathered the multiple musical movements to emerge tried and true. And with the release of All in Good Time fans have discovered Pure Prairie League all over again. And the band’s timelessness has been assured.
Tickets for Pure Prairie League are $30/$26 and $22, and are available at the Door Community Auditorium box office, by phone (920.868.2728), or via the Box office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 – 3 pm; weekend show days, 11 – 3 pm; and one hour prior to a performance. The Door Community Auditorium is located in Fish Creek, just north of the town center on Highway 42.

Garden Party!

We just recevied this press release! Mark you calendars for July 18th!

July 6, 2009 920-854-4060

Garden Party to Benefit Peninsula Music Festival
Annual Campaign

The Peninsula Music Festival will hold a garden party on Saturday, July 18 at the McKeefry & Yeomans Gardens on Old Lime Kiln Road in Baileys Harbor. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Peninsula Music Festival Annual Campaign. The Annual Campaign is the money needed to make up the difference between ticket sales and the actual cost to present the Festival each August.
There will be two events on Saturday, July 18. The first event will be a Garden Walk from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. for the serious gardener. There will be organized walks through the gardens lead by staff of McKeefry & Yeomans. This will be a time for questions about your garden and help with any problems you may be experiencing. Cameras and sketchpads are encouraged. Coffee and coffee cake will be served and the cost is $20 per person.
The main event will be the Garden Party from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Assorted red and white wines will be served along with a non alcoholic sparkling grape juice. Appetizers and desserts from the Peninsula Music Festival Cookbook will be available. Board members and volunteers will answer questions about the upcoming 57th Season of the Peninsula Music Festival and tickets will be available for purchase to all concerts. The Cookbook, hot off the press, will also be available for purchase.
This is a perfect setting to enjoy conversation and the gardens while sipping wine and sampling delicious food from the Festival’s Cookbook. Different food stations will be scattered throughout the gardens encouraging everyone to eat and socialize. Guests are welcome for the whole three hours or anytime during the Garden Party. Garden hats are strongly encouraged. The cost of the Garden Party is $30 per person.
To reserve your spot for the Saturday, July 18 Garden Party at either 8:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m. you can call the Festival office at 920-854-4060 or make your reservation at

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Peninsula Music Festival Garden Walk/Garden Party Release – Page 2 Admission to the Garden Walk and the Garden Party will also be available on site the day of the event.
The Peninsula Music Festival is a professional symphony orchestra celebrating its 57th season, August 4 – 22, 2009. Nine different concerts are presented during the three week Festival every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Concerts are held at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. Seating is indoors and reserved. Tickets are available for all concerts and can be purchased at the Festival office in Ephraim, by calling 920-854-4060 or on line at
If You Go:
The Garden Walk
Saturday, July 18, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
McKeefry & Yeomans Gardens
2576 Old Lime Kiln Rd.
Baileys Harbor
Coffee & Coffee Cake
Organized Garden Walk with Question & Answer
$20 per person

The Garden Party
Saturday, July 18, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
McKeefry & Yeomans Gardens
2576 Old Lime Kiln Rd.
Baileys Harbor
Assorted Wines, Appetizers, Desserts, Non Alcoholic Sparkling Grape Juice
Enjoy Conversation, Wine and Food surrounded by the Beautiful Gardens
$30 per person

Call 920-854-4060

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Sunday, July 5, 2009

Peg Egan Bandshell Rocks on Sundays!

Definitely make your plans on Sunday evenings to include taking in the free concerts at the Peg Egan music bandshell in Egg Harbor, up on the hill off of Church Street, dowbtown Egg Harbor. So make sure you take in one of these free concerts during peak season, Sunday evenings!

Have fun! Bring a lawn chair or blanket and sit up on the grass and enjoy!

Friday, July 3, 2009

Happy 4th of July to America!

To all our users, and to all of America, Happy 4th of July!

Our Independence is precious, and we appreciate the sacrifices that our forefathers made, and our current armed forces make, to make us safe and free.

God Bless America!

Thursday, July 2, 2009

July Giveaway is On!

The July Giveaway for a 2-Night Stay at the Wagon Trail Resort in Rowleys Bay has begun!

They sponsored the July giveaway last year and it was a huge hit, so come by right now and enter! Remember, you can enter everyday. And here's something extra for you BLOGGers! Enter DCNBLOG after your phone number on the entry form, and we'll enter you another 5 times in the Giveaway!

So . . . come to now and enter to win!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

2 New Videos Coming Soon!

We'll be posting up a couple more videos soon, one of Egg Harbor Fun Park (awesome place!) and one of Malibu Moo's Frozen Griddle - great Hawaiian Shave Ice and Frozen Custard, customized YOUR way! Terrific! Watch for these soon!5353598901090188002