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Kenosha events are a big reason our community is a choice destination for so many. Nearly every day of the year, there is something special going on in the Kenosha Area! Our Calendar of Events is chock full of family-friendly festivals, museum exhibits, plays and concerts, and so much more! Your Wisconsin fun starts here! Event details are subject to change and we recommend calling listed phone numbers or visiting event websites to verify information in advance.

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Arts & Cultural Downtown & Lakefront Family Friendly Outdoor Recreation Sports
Format: 2015-08-28
Format: 2015-08-28

Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival

August 28, 2015 – August 29, 2015

Get your last taste of summer! This free two-day event is filled with opportunities to interact with the Kansas City Barbecue Society National BBQ Circuit Teams, learn their secrets, taste and purchase BBQ, and vote for your favorite local and national teams. You can even show off your mad BBQ skills in the Community BBQ Challenge.

Alpaca Art Ladies’ Night

January 23, 2015, February 27, 2015, March 27, 2015, April 24, 2015, May 22, 2015, June 26, 2015, July 24, 2015, August 28, 2015, September 25, 2015, October 23, 2015, November 27, 2015

Every 4th Friday of the month, enjoy Ladies’ Night at Alpaca Art. Half off studio fees for ladies painting on these nights. Reservations required.

Lincoln Park Friday Night Flicks

August 28, 2015

Free outdoor movies will be presented in Lincoln Park at dusk on four Fridays this summer beginning on July 17. The Friday Night Flicks series features movies on a big screen set up at Lincoln Park, west of the Warren Taylor Memorial Flower Garden.

Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

Fridays-Sundays, April 4, 2015 - October 31, 2015

The Durkee Mansion, one of Kenosha’s unique historical landmarks, is a cream brick Italianate, Victorian style home located among the Kemper Center properties on the lakefront. The 150 year old Civil War Mansion is totally restored to its original Victorian splendor.

Movies on the Lawn

August 28, 2015

Enjoy a free movie and snacks. Just bring a blanket or chair.

Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 9, 2015 - October 25, 2015

The lighthouse and maritime museum, inside the keeper's house, documents Kenosha's lighthouse keepers, shipping and fishing history. Also climb the 1866 Southport Lighthouse. The tower stands 55 feet above the lighthouse grounds. See Kenosha, Lake Michigan and into Illinois and Racine County.

Kenosha Public Museum Exhibit: Journey to Primal: The Art of Theodore Czebotar

August 15, 2015 – February 29, 2016

This collection of paintings by Racine native Czebotar are reflections of a curious traveler and observer of the natural world. General admission is free.

Civil War Museum Exhibit: Civil War Journey: The Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden

June 1, 2015 – August 31, 2015

Eyewitness accounts and images from the memoir of Union soldier, cartographer, and Confederate prisoner of war Robert Knox Sneden are showcased in 45 watercolor maps and drawings that provide a unique and mesmerizing perspective on the Civil War.

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