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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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Gateway Technical College is the administrator of this year’s NEA Big Read focused on the Charles Portis classic “True Grit”. Join various community organizations for a month-long celebration of the novel.
The concert will feature Carthage Choir directed by Prof. Eduardo Garcia-Novelli, Women’s Ensemble, and A. F. Siebert Chapel Choir directed by Prof. Peter Dennee.
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.
The Choral Arts Society of Southeastern Wisconsin will present A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms with James and Susan McKeever, piano, Nancy Anne Davis, Soprano, and Tim Rebers, Baritone, in the Frances Bedford Concert Hall at UW-Parkside.
One of the most famous brigades of the Civil War recounted in their own words and images. Includes artifacts from museum collections, private collections, and artifacts that have never before been displayed in Wisconsin.
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.
The public is invited to tour the home April through October, when it will then close to prepare for the holiday season of tours (Christmas at Kemper).
The work of historically inspired mixed media artist Terry Evans, the digital imagery of David Harrison and metal-smith Beth Tivol are featured in the Brick Gallery located inside Lemon Street Gallery.
Explore the evolution and artistry of the guitar in America through the 20th Century, and its impact on popular music and culture. Free. View rare, vintage, and unique guitars, many never shown before. Featuring a premiere collection courtesy of Music Center, Kenosha.