Awaken Your Senses!

Sights!  Smells! Tastes! Sounds! Yes…..even touch!

Imagine a gorgeous country location just a moment’s drive off of Highway 42, south of Egg Harbor. Pulling into the driveway a magnificent, towering, gray-weathered barn appears before you, beckoning you to park and stay awhile. Have you got that picture in your head? It’s not a dream, it’s reality — and it’s here in Door County for you to enjoy.

Have you had a chance to visit Woodwalk Gallery? If you haven’t, you truly don’t know what you are missing. It is so much more than “just” a gallery! Phil, Hadley and I have had numerous chances to stop in to visit Allin and Margaret. We’ve enjoyed music, strolled around outside and made a purchase (or more) over the years.

Sure, you can view beautiful, original artwork — paintings, jewelry, pottery, and more (sight).  You can also wander through the paths outdoors and experience some unique sculptures along the way, taking in the indescribable scent of fresh air (smell).

This property is used for so much more, too — weddings are held here regularly, with amazing food and drink catered in for the newlyweds and their guests to enjoy (taste). Another popular event that takes place at Woodwalk is their concert series — I can’t tell you how much fun has happened inside the walls of the weathered barn while live music was being performed (sound)!

In fact, Labor Day weekend offers you the opportunity to see, hear and sing along with Eli Mattson, when he brings his baritone vocals and passionate piano playing to perform three separate shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. You can learn more about these shows by visiting or by calling (920) 868-2912.

Now, I’m sure that you’ve been keeping track of those five senses, and you’ve noticed that I’ve only mentioned four of them so far. Beyond the tangible sense of touch (which you can experience indoors and out), it’s the feeling of having been touched by the beauty of this place that you’ll remember most. Enjoy yourself.