1 – 3 p.m.
Tom Arliskas discusses the whys, hows, different types and who wore what and when of Civil War uniforms, while revealing never before viewed photographs of Civil War soldiers.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Take an in-depth look at the election of 1864 which pitted old foes Abraham Lincoln and George McClellan against one another. The cost is $25 and advance registration is required.
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Take a culinary journey through Rae Katherine Eighmy's book, Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen. Learn and sample recipes Lincoln would have cooked, eaten and possibly served.
Members of Armistead-Bingham Lodge 1862 Civil War Masonic Lodge of Research under the Grand Lodge of Wisconsin discuss how Freemasons on both sides united to help each other. Free and open to the public.
Allen Bucholz presents the cause, the riot, the aftermath and a few significant contributions made by Ozaukee soldiers during the war. This free program is part of the Second Friday Lunchbox Lecture Series.
Carthage College History Department and the Jack Miller Center host Dr. Dan Monroe, author and associate professor of history at Millikin University. This free program is open to the public.
1 - 4 p.m.
See what it is like on a real dinosaur excavation as the museum transforms into a giant dig site.
1 – 4 p.m.
Travel back in time to the American West with the artwork of Renée Graef. Learn about different trades from reenactors and, through lots of hands-on activities, explore life on the prairie.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Get your holiday shopping done early, with 15% off purchases in the Kenosha Public Museum (5500 First Ave.), Civil War Museum (5400 First Ave.), and Dinosaur Discovery Museum (5608 Tenth Ave.) gift shops.
Open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun. 12 - 5 p.m. Closed holidays.
Explore the universal experience of the citizen soldier, featuring the watercolors of Cpl. John Gaddis.