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  • Durkee Mansion at Kemper Center
  • Durkee Mansion - Drawing Room and Morning Room
  • historic Kemper Center - Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium
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Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

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

(262) 925-8040

Hours:

Open for self-tours April-October, Fri.-Sun. 1-4 p.m. or by appointment. Closed holidays.

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).

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Civil War Museum Workshop: The Army of the Cumberland from Louisville to Atlanta

November 14, 2015

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

1 – 3 p.m.

The cost is $15 and advance registration required by November 7.

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  • Gateway Technical College-Kenosha
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Holiday Gifting Art and Craft Fair

December 3, 2016 

120 artists, crafters, and retailers offer their holiday gifting ideas to show visitors. 

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  • House of Gerhard - the Rudin family
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Oktoberfest

September 16, 2016 – September 18, 2016

Authentic German food and fun featuring live music. Reservations are recommended.

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  • Oneida Nation Dance Performances
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Oneida Nation Dance Performances

May 28, 2016
(262) 857-7164

Hours:

Performances are slated for 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. (times subject to change)

The Oneida Nation dancers will be performing at the Kenosha Visitor Information Center on I-94 to kick off the un-official start of summer Memorial Day weekend. The dancers will be joined by Miss Oneida, Jessica House.

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  • historic Kemper Center - Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium
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Christmas at Kemper: Winter Wonderland Christmas Ballroom Dance

December 10, 2016

(262) 653-0481

Hours:

7 - 10 p.m.

Features live big band music by Pat Crawford 18 pc. Orchestra and Vocalist Carole Crawford, complimentary dessert & coffee buffet and specialty drinks from cash bar and DANCING!

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Great Lakes Civil War Forum

September 10, 2016

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

Registration 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Program begins at 9:30 a.m.

The Iron Brigade is the theme. This event – the 9th annual – typically features noted historians.

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  • Back To The ‘20s
  • Kenosha History Center - 2016
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Historic Holiday at the History Center

December 10, 2016

This is the opening of the “1930’s: Revisited” exhibit. Enjoy decorations, music, refreshments, new exhibits and shop in the gift shop for unique holiday gifts.

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  • Presented by the Kenosha Public Museum
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Kenosha Public Museum Travel Adventure Series

May 20, 2016
(262) 653-4140

Hours:

7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

This marks the 79th year the Kenosha Public Museum has offered the film series. Professional filmmakers share their experiences through digitally enhanced movies and interactive discussions with the audience. 

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  • Petrifying Springs Park
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Rebels and Redcoats Revolutionary War Reenactment

June 11, 2016 - June 12, 2016

The Rebels and Redcoats will fight an epic battle to determine if Petrifying Springs Park will remain in Kenosha County or will become part of the British Empire. The event features battle re-enactments, music, shopping, and a wealth of both entertainment and education opportunities provided by knowledgeable re-enactors!