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Fun 101

Seeing the Elephant film at the Civil War Museum

101 Things to See & Do for $10 & Under - Many are FREE!

Looking for ideas of what to do here? How about 101 ideas? Here’s a sampling from the Fall 2014/Winter 2015 edition of our FUN 101 list:

#2 - Check out the amazing 360° film “Seeing the Elephant” inside the Civil War Museum’s main exhibit The Fiery Trial. $9 & under

#57 - Visit Richard Bong State Recreation Area during the winter and try to spot the short-eared owls. $7-10 per vehicle

#66 - Head over to Pollard Gallery and spot portraits of dozens of celebrities. FREE

Featured Event


Lightin' Up!
November 28

Kick off the holidays and enjoy Black Friday…Downtown Style! The event begins with the City of Kenosha’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Kenosha Public Museum at 4 p.m. From 5 to 9 p.m., enjoy free Electric Streetcar rides! From 5-8 p.m., visit with Santa at 5819 Sixth Avenue. From 5 to 9 p.m.+, enjoy live entertainment, family activities, art exhibits, and specials at Downtown shops, restaurants, galleries, and other businesses. Enjoy the magical lights, and vote for your favorite holiday display! More>

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Featured Business

NovelTea Bookstore

NovelTea Bookstore

“The beauty of a used bookstore,” according to NovelTea Bookstore owner Sandra Reynolds is “you just don’t know what you’re going to find.” Melissa Calliari, store manager, agrees. She describes a visit to the Downtown Kenosha bookstore as “a treasure hunt every time you come here.” The shop is a combination bookstore and tea shop, as it merges Sandra’s two loves. “I love books. I’ve always loved books,” she says. When Kenosha was without a bookstore, she decided to open one.
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November 18, 2014 - Deanna Goodwin
As I was growing up, taking a car ride or walking through the neighborhood to look at Christmas lights and decorations was a holiday tradition for my family. It was pretty cheap entertainment for a family of six back then, but it also became one of my fondest childhood memories. Is there a special place you go to enjoy this simple pleasure during the holidays?  There’s a place that More >


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