10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Featuring an 1864 Encampment and Soldiers Aid Fair. This is the sixth annual event, which is free and for all ages.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Unique, hand-crafted holiday gifts, wreaths & sprays made from natural materials gathered on the grounds. Plus, fresh greens and pinecones, etc. will be available for your own crafting. Stock up on homemade cookies, cakes and candies packaged and perfect for gifts, or for your own holiday table.
1 - 4 p.m.
Join Kenosha Public Museum (5500 First Ave.), Civil War Museum (5400 First Ave.), and Dinosaur Discovery Museum (5608 Tenth Ave.) for free Halloween-themed family activities, including trick or treating.
1 - 4 p.m.
Enjoy crafts and activities with a different theme each day. This is a free drop-in program for children with adults, sponsored by the Friends of the Museums.
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Enjoy an International Market with foods and gifts from around the world, children's crafts and musical entertainment. This is a free family event, and the 13th annual International Holiday Festival.
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
An afternoon of music, crafts, and activities exploring how soldiers and civilians celebrated Christmas during the Civil War.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Walk in the Woods Art Fair has grown to be one of the more popular and well respected in southeastern Wisconsin, where over 60 artists display their creations along the wooded trails and gardens of Hawthorn Hollow.
Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
You'll find about two dozen vendors inside the historic Rhode Center for the Arts, including cheeses, artisan bakery goods, art, crafts, prepared foods, and more. Visit the listed website for this week's lineup.
Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
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.
Open for self-tours April-October, Fri.-Sun. 1-4 p.m. or by appointment.
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 public is invited to tour the home through October, when it will then close to prepare for the holiday season.