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Civil War Museum Event: Mr. Lincoln's Air Force: Civil War Ballooning on Both Sides of the Line

August 26, 2014

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

7 p.m. Program. Optional: 5:30 p.m. Social Hour & Dinner.

Presented by Dr. Tom D. Crouch, Senior Curator, Aeronautics, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution. Dr. Crouch describes the roots of aerial reconnaissance in the Civil War and traces the creation, operation and decline of the U.S. Army Balloon Corps headed by T.S.C. Lowe.

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Civil War Museum Program: Living History Saturday

August 16, 2014

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Featuring Taylor’s Battery. Free and open to the public.

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Civil War Museum Program: Lee’s Finest Hour

August 8, 2014

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Hours:

12 p.m.

Presenter Lawrence Hewitt will discuss the Army of Northern Virginia's high command during the Wilderness Campaign of May 5-12, 1864. Free and open to the public.

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Strides For Minds 5K Charity Event

June 14, 2014

Hours:

8 a.m. Race day registration 7 – 7:45 a.m.

Meet at the Simmons Island Park Pavilion. This is a 5K Fun Run / Walk.

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Lose the Shoes Summer Sports Festival

July 26, 2014

This is the fourth annual event; organizers intend to pack the Lake Michigan shoreline again this year with 2,000 families participating or watching the action.

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Civil War Museum Program: A Soldier's Life

July 19, 2014

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

12 - 4 p.m.

Family-friendly reenactors in character as Civil War soldiers will be at the museum. Ask them about their gear, Civil War battles and what it took to be a Civil War soldier.

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Civil War Museum Program: United States Colored Troops and the Retreat from Brice’s Crossroads

July 11, 2014

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

12 p.m.

This program introduces us to the former slaves who fought for the Union Army, and tells the story of their fighting retreat to Memphis. Free and open to the public.

  • Kenosha Public Museum
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Kenosha Public Museum Program: Experience Watercolors

July 5, 2014

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

After marveling at the wonderful watercolors in the Transparent Watercolor Society of America show, experience watercolors for yourself on the Mezzanine. You’ll find paints, paper, brushes, and objects to arrange and paint your own still life. Free and open to the public.

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Kenosha Public Museum Program: Hand to Mouth Puppet Show

June 22, 2014

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

1 - 2 p.m.

Kenosha-based Puppet Underground presents a hilarious family puppet show, appropriate for all ages, based on the collection and themes of the Kenosha Public Museum. This is a free event.

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Kenosha Public Museum Program: Gallery Talk

June 15, 2014

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

2 p.m.

Join members of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America as they discuss their works in the TWSA 38th Annual National Juried Exhibition. Free and open to the public.