Door County is a very art-centered community. From fantastic art galleries, a variety of concerts, and inspiring performing arts, there are numerous ways to immerse in the rich local culture. If you’ll be visiting Door County this winter, then you won’t want to miss a performance at the Door Community Auditorium! Not only is this a great way to escape the cold, but the lineup of exciting events will leave you hungry for even more of the Door County art scene. Here are just a few events you have to look forward to this winter!
When The Ashbrooke opens for the 2017 season, you’ll want to experience more of the artistic community! In addition to the Door County Auditorium, our free Vacation Guide lists many nearby theaters, art galleries, and events that convey Door County’s rich way of life. Download yours today!
6 Upcoming Door County Auditorium Events That You’ll Love
Movies at the Door: Genghis Blues (January 27th)
This Sundance Film Festival winner and Academy Award nominee is a must-see! It tells the inspiring true story of the blind musician, Paul Pena. He teaches himself throat singing, a mainly nomadic practice, and is invited to the 1995 throat-singing symposium in Kyzyl. With the help of “Friends of Tuva,” Pena gives an incredible performance and expresses the disorientation of blindness in foreign surroundings.
Coffeehouse Concert in the Fireside Lobby: Small Forest (January 28th)
Small Forest is a Door County-based folk/rock band. The mother/daughter songwriters use music to tell fascinating stories that are told with the vocals and bass lines of Patrick Palmers. Their songs are influenced by life experiences in Door County using mainly acoustic instruments. George Sawyn will be the band’s special guest and join in as the lead guitarist.
Movies at the Door: Graveyard of the Great Lakes (February 3rd)
In conjunction with the Fish Creek Winter Festival, the Door Community Auditorium will be presenting this Detroit Free Press documentary. It follows David Trotter, the man who has discovered nearly 100 shipwrecks beneath the waters of the Great Lakes. With each ghost ship he discovers, the tales of those who were lost and survived come to the surface.
Everybody’s Hero: The Jackie Robinson Story (February 23rd)
The Mad River Theater Works has earned a great reputation for their original productions based on American history and folklore. This February, you’ll be able to get a glimpse into the life of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American major-league baseball player, through this uplifting musical masterpiece.
Coffeehouse Concert in the Fireside Lobby: Jay Whitney and Friends (March 4th)
Performing a mix of blues originals and classics, Jay Whitney has made himself well-known over the past 30 years. Most will recognize him as the founder, songwriter, and guitarist of the band Big Mouth. You won’t want to miss the chance to see him perform live!
The Addams Family (April 28th-30th)
Gibraltar High School Players are proud to perform “The Addams Family: The Musical” for the Door County community. The production tells the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite spooky yet kooky family as they encounter their biggest fear, change!
Interested in tickets? Find the best seat in the house with the Door County Auditorium seating chart!
Visit the Door County Auditorium This Spring/Summer During Your Stay With The Ashbrooke
While the auditorium’s winter season may be coming to a close, there will be more to enjoy this summer! The Ashbrooke is located just minutes from the theater and provides you with everything you need for an enjoyable stay. From luxury rooms and suites, unique amenities, and exclusive specials you won’t find with typical Door County hotels, The Ashbrooke is the perfect getaway for couples and solo travelers. Book your next vacation with us today! Don’t forget to claim your free copy of our Vacation Guide to help you plan your ideal Door County escape!
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