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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: 2016-08-31
Format: 2016-08-31

Civil War Museum Exhibit: Faces of the Iron Brigade – A Social Network of Soldiers

January 16, 2016 - November 1, 2016

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.

Kenosha Public Museum Exhibit: Bending the Lines - Women of Cartooning

July 28, 2016 – October 19, 2016

The Kenosha Festival of Cartooning, in conjunction with the Kenosha Public Museum presents this free exhibit spotlighting original comic art by more than 34 women cartoonists of the past and present.

Kenosha Public Museum Exhibit: Center Stage – A Century of Guitars

August 20, 2016 – February 26, 2017

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.

Art That Rocks! See paintings by Wisconsin artist Tom Noll, including a portrait of Bonnie Raitt created just for this exhibit.

Scoon, Bigalke & Power Art Exhibit

August 31, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Lemon Street Gallery features the oil paintings of Suellyn Scoon, gourd art by Melody Bigalke and photography by Rebecca Power during this month long exhibit in the Brick Gallery, located inside Lemon Street.

Comedy Open Mic

September 1, 2016

Fusion is pleased to have funny man Mike Salas host the Comedy Open Mic at Fusion.

Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 5, 2016 - October 30, 2016

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.

Alpaca Art Family Night

July 1, 2016, August 5, 2016, September 2, 2016, October 7, 2016, November 4, 2016, December 2, 2016

Every First Friday of the month, enjoy Family Night at Alpaca Art. Half off studio fees for parents and kids painting on this night. Feel free to bring snacks or beverages. Reservations required.

Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

Fridays-Sundays, April 1, 2016 - October 30, 2016

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).