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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: 2016-10-25
Format: 2016-10-25

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: 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.

Kenosha Public Museum Exhibit: Monsters, Mutants & Madmen!

October 15, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Enjoy science fiction movie posters of the drive-in era.

Herring, Merritt & Urry Art Exhibit

October 26, 2016 - November 20, 2016

Take in the hot glass art by Jayne Herring, the introspective acrylic paintings of Alison Merritt and the stunning photography of Randy Urry in this exhibit of Lemon Street Gallery members in the Brick Gallery. 

Fall Observing at the Griffin Observatory

October 14, 2016, October 21, 2016, October 28, 2016

The Tremper High School Astronomical Society and the Carthage College Society of Physics Students will host observing nights each Friday of October at the Griffin Observatory on the Kemper Center campus.

Kemper Center Haunted House

Friday and Saturday evenings, October 14, 2016 - October 29, 2016

Kemper opens to the public annually with a different theme to scare, haunt and excite you. $7 tickets sold at the door.

Carthage College Family Fun Night

September 30, 2016, October 7, 2016, October 14, 2016, October 21, 2016, October 28, 2016, November 4, 2016, November 11, 2016

Carthage hosts Family Fun Nights on most Friday evenings during the school year. Families can enjoy fun and educational activities in Hedberg Library, browse the collection in the Center for Children’s Literature, use the library computers, or use the N. E. Tarble Athletic & Recreation Center.

Carthage College Music Theatre Workshop: Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party

October 28, 2016 – October 30, 2016

The decadent, roaring 1920s set the stage for this fast-paced musical. A colorful group of partygoers tell the tale of Queenie and Burrs in this dark and jazzy musical.