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  • Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary & Arboretum

Holiday Boutique

December 6, 2014

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.

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  • Kenosha Public Museum
  • Civil War Museum
  • Dinosaur Discovery Museum

Kenosha Public Museums Family Event: Boofest

October 25, 2014

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

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.

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  • Kenosha Public Museum

Kenosha Public Museum Family Event: Frost Fest

December 26, 2014 - December 28, 2014

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

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.

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The Electric Streetcar links the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, Kenosha Public Museum, and Civil War Museum.

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  • Kenosha Public Museum

Kenosha Public Museum Event: International Holiday

December 6, 2014

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

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.

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The Electric Streetcar links the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, Kenosha Public Museum, and Civil War Museum.

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  • Civil War Museum

Civil War Museum Event: Victorian Christmas

December 13, 2014

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

11 a.m.  - 4 p.m.

An afternoon of music, crafts, and activities exploring how soldiers and civilians celebrated Christmas during the Civil War.

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  • Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum

Walk in the Woods Art Fair

September 6, 2014
(262) 552-8196

Hours:

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.

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  • Kenosha HarborMarket - Winter HarborMarket

Kenosha Winter HarborMarket

Remaining 2014 dates: Saturdays, October 18 - December 20

(262) 914-1252

Hours:

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.

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  • Southport Light Station Museum
  • Kenosha History Center

Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 10, 2014 - October 26, 2014

(262) 654-5770

Hours:

Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Operating schedule is weather dependent.

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.

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  • Durkee Mansion
  • Durkee Mansion
  • Kemper Center

Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

Fridays-Sundays, April 4, 2014 - October 26, 2014

(262) 657-6005

Hours:

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.

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  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion
  • Anderson Arts Center gift shop
  • Kemper Center

Christmas at Kemper and Gallery of Trees

November 30, 2014 - December 7, 2014

(262) 657-6005
(262) 653-0481

Hours:

Mon.-Fri. 1 – 7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.

Featuring the Gallery of Trees in the Anderson Arts Center: stroll through an amazing display of beautifully, creatively decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and mantle pieces throughout the entire mansion. Also visit Durkee Mansion.