This free lecture, by Tony Majewski, is part of the Second Friday Lunchbox Lecture Series.
734,408 men from the Upper Midwest fought. 104,145 never made it home. Honor the souls that paid the price to preserve the Union.
12 – 4 p.m.
Space Exploration! Robotics! Astronomy! 3D Printing! Gadgets! Alternative Energy! Demos and displays from students, groups and makers.
8 p.m.; doors open at 7:30
21 Hours, made up of multi-instrumentalists and singers, Benjamin Mulwana, Justin Hall and Suresh Graf, put their own spin on familiar, and not so familiar covers, thereby creating their very own unique sound.
Popular folksinger and historian Judy Cook's songs, images and readings give a peek inside life during the war. This family friendly program was inspired by letters between her great-great grandfather, a soldier away at camp, and his wife left to manage the farm.
Author Joe Walker tells the story of one of the largest and most vicious battles in Arkansas Civil War history. Free and open to the public.
12 - 1 p.m.
These are free public discussions on topics from the Civil War Museum's collection of The Blackhat. First published in 1983 by members of the 6th Wisconsin Volunteers, the bulletins pertain to the Iron Brigade.
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Put on your Indy hat, we've got a trail to find! The Kenosha Public Museum and Hawthorn Hollow have teamed up to locate the old Indian trail/US Road (original Green Bay Road). Archaeologist and Museum Executive Director Dan Joyce will lead the expedition with ground-penetrating radar and tools of the trade.
Discussions and presentations are focused on remembering those who suffered, those who died and those who fought.