9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Unique, hand-crafted holiday gifts, wreaths & sprays made from natural materials gathered on the grounds.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Quilt display and demonstrations, with a keynote speaker. All of the activities are free.
1 - 4 p.m.
Wear your costume and trick or treat at the Kenosha Public Museum (5500 First Ave.), Civil War Museum (5400 First Ave.), and Dinosaur Discovery Museum (5608 Tenth Ave.). Activities also include:
Enjoy an International Market with foods and gifts from around the world, children's crafts and musical entertainment. This is the 14th annual event – it’s a free family event.
An afternoon of music, crafts, and activities exploring how soldiers and civilians celebrated Christmas during the Civil War.
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.
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.