Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Operating schedule is weather dependent. Closed holidays.
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. 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.
Mon.-Fri. 1 – 7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.
A beautiful holiday tradition at two historic mansions on the Kemper Center grounds!
An exhibition, auction and raffle of designer-decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations.
Fri. 3 – 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Get your last taste of summer! This free two-day event is filled with opportunities to interact with the Kansas City Barbecue Society National BBQ Circuit Teams, learn their secrets, taste and purchase BBQ, and vote for your favorite local and national teams. You can even show off your mad BBQ skills in the Community BBQ Challenge.
Saturdays and Sundays plus Labor Day, July 11, 2015 - September 7, 2015
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Taking its framework from the summer day in 1574 when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth visited the English hamlet of Bristol, the Bristol Renaissance Faire is located just west of I-94’s Russell Road exit, near Kenosha. Enjoy 16th Century merriment, music, food and games.