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Raised Boardwalk through forest

Woodland Dunes Goodwin Road

Enjoy this raised boardwalk walking path through the forest at Woodland Dunes off Goodwin Road. This hidden gem is a great place to air yourself out and maintain your physical and mental well-being during this time of social distancing.

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Lakeshore Big Band

Talent abounds on the #coolestcoast. Thanks to Paul Sucherman and David Bourgeois for sharing information about the Lakeshore Big Band. While the spring concert is postponed, you can enjoy the sweet sounds of these musicians rehearsing. A mini-concert for your enjoyment while socially distant.

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Kids enjoy the Waterways Room at Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Waterways Room at Wisconsin Maritime Museum

The Wisconsin Waterways 💦 Room at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum is a fun and educational hands on learning environment all about how water behaves including dams, irrigation, piping, lochs and resources about marine life in Dr. Gill’s education room. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the interactive exhibits. The Waterways Room really makes a splash!

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Porta Potty Races on Coolest Coast

Porta Potty Races benefiting The Lakeshore Foster Families & Friends was a blast! Just goes to show what can happen when folks come together for a great cause on the Coolest Coast!!! #coolestcoast Lakeshore Foster Families and Friends The Smiling Moose

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Holy Family Conservatory of Music | Coffee on the Coast

In this episode of Coffee on the Coast, we learn more about the 90 year history of the Holy Family Conservatory of Music with Dr. Stanislava Varshavski and Sister Carol Ann Gambsky. Students of all ages and all instruments, including voice, are welcome to take lessons at the Conservatory. Emmy Award winner Garth Neustadter started

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Tom Drill!

Tom Drill, Mr. Manitowoc, stopped by and agreed to an interview. Great messaging from both of these gentlemen committed to making the world a better place.

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Empower You

Theresa Falvey of State Of Grace stopped by the studio to tell us about a retreat called “Empower You” coming up on Feb. 8th

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Mother House Merry Christmas

In March 2020, the City of Manitowoc will celebrate 150 years. On November 9, 2019, the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity celebrated 150 years. That’s right. The order was established here on the #coolestcoast before the City of Manitowoc was established as a city. We visited with the Sisters at Holy Family Convent to find

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Rosie the Riveter | Coolest Coast History

Christine D. Kornely portrays Rosie the Riveter and shares the history of Rosie the Riveter on the Coolest Coast, the 600 women who left their kitchens to become production warriors during WWII. To see the exhibit, visit Wisconsin Maritime Museum

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Santa Claus

Coffee on the Coast: Lakeshore Holiday Parade

It’s the holiday season! The 31st Annual Lakeshore Holiday Parade in downtown Manitowoc kicks off Wednesday, November 27 at 6:30pm. The first night the holiday decorations will be illuminated. Santa Claus reception before and after at the Rahr-West Art Museum. Thank you to all the sponsors and participants for creating a cool kickoff to the

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Dose of Hope

Christma Rusch & The Lighthouse Recovery Community Center is fighting the good fight against substance abuse and deserves your support. Join the solution at their Dose of Hope fundraiser happening September 20th!

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The Wall That Heals

The Wall that Heals was on display 24/7 at the Manitowoc County Expo Sept. 12 – 15, 2019. Veterans were standing guard and providing information 24/7. All gave some. Some gave all. This is 3/4 replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC. The names of 58,276 who gave all and did not

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West of the Lake Gardens in Full Bloom

Honoring the legacy of John and Ruth West at the beautiful West of the Lake Gardens and Lester Bentley mural room. 6+ acres of lakeshore beauty in full bloom. Annuals and perennials. The creative work of head gardener and horticulturist Don Cisler and his team in the style of Ruth West.

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Holy Family Memorial 120th Anniversary | Coffee on the Coast

Today we learn from Holy Family Memorial President & CEO Brett Norell and Sister Kay of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity about the deep 120 history of Holy Family Memorial in the community and the 150 year history of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity. The public is invited to attend the 120th Anniversary

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Kamogawa, Japan Student Exchange 2019

International friendships, cultural immersion and a broadened perspective on the world are just a few of the benefits of participating in the Manitowoc International Relations Association sister-city student exchange with Kamogawa, Japan. It is a beautiful friendship shared between our two cities. Here the students express in their own words the profound impact of the

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Educational Excellence – Graduation 2019

Access to quality education, including higher education, contributes to a great life on the #coolestcoast. ConGRADulations to all the graduates who now step out into the world to make a difference and realize their individual success stories. We are proud of you! There are additional fine institutions throughout the #coolestcoast not featured in this episode.

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Memorial Day Parade & Observance 2019

Memorial Day observance – City of Manitowoc. Parade and Ceremony at Veterans’ Memorial Park / Eternal Flame. With respect and deepest gratitude to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms that we enjoy today. We remember.

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Hands on History

Hands on History at Manitowoc County Historical Society Pinecrest Historical Village for Hertitage Skills Day, where they are bringing history to life. Experience what life was like for the early settlers of the Coolest Coast over 100 years ago. Blacksmith, Leatherworks, Cheesemaker, Seamstress, Printer, Doctor, Housewife

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Earth Care Fest

Earth Care Fest 2019

Today on Coffee on the Coast Jim and Susie Miller share the details about Earth Care Fest at UW-Green Bay Manitowoc Campus. Just in time for Mother’s Day. Love your mother.

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Heart-A-Rama – Comedy for a Good Cause

Heart-A-Rama is an incredible local event that blends vaudeville/Satruday Night Live style comedy to raise funds for the American Heart Association. Currently in its 49th year, Heart-A-Rama has raised $2.8 million. Staged and staffed by hundreds of volunteers the evening event features the comedic antics of local performers, live music, food and beverages and plenty

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Elk’s Winter Fest

The #coolestcoast knows how to have fun even when the temps are the coolest. Elk’s Winter Fest brings ice carving, ice broom ball, figure skating, live music and more to downtown Manitowoc on a winter’s weekend.

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