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  • Southport Light Station Museum
  • Kenosha History Center - 2016
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Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 5, 2016 - October 30, 2016

(262) 654-5770

Hours:

Thurs.-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.

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  • Downtown Kenosha
  • Jockey Factory Store - Downtown Kenosha
  • Downtown Kenosha
  • Sandy's Popper
  • Lemon Street Gallery
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Second Saturday

September 10, 2016, October 8, 2016, November 12, 2016, December 10, 2016
(262) 842-5354

Hours:

Hours vary by participating location

Downtown merchants roll out the welcome mats with special promotions and sales, live entertainment and family activities. 

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  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center
  • historic Kemper Center - Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium
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Christmas at Kemper: Gallery of Trees

November 27, 2016 - December 4, 2016

(262) 925-8040
(262) 653-0481

Hours:

Mon.-Fri. 1 – 7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.

Stroll through an amazing display of beautifully, creatively decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and mantle pieces throughout the entire mansion.

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  • Gallery of Trees 2014
  • Gallery of Trees 2014
  • Gallery of Trees 2014
  • Gallery of Trees 2014
  • Gallery of Trees 2014
  • Anderson Arts Center
  • historic Kemper Center - Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium
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Christmas at Kemper: Gallery of Trees Opening Night Gala

November 26, 2016

(262) 925-8040

Hours:

6 p.m.

An exhibition, auction and raffle of designer-decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations.

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  • Santa at a past Downtown Kenosha appearance
  • Lightin' Up! 2013
  • Lightin' Up! 2013
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Lightin’ Up! Downtown

November 25, 2016

Downtown Kenosha lights up – literally - for the holiday season with this wondrous, family-friendly festival.

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  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2015)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2014)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2015)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2015)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2015)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2014)
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Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In Car Show

September 3, 2016
(262) 818-6410
(262) 496-5116

Hours:

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Come show off your car and see what the downtown area has to offer. The 13th annual show is FREE and open to all makes and models of vehicles and motorcycles.

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  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Enjoy music at Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • HarborPark
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Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival

August 26, 2016 – August 27, 2016

(262) 654-1234

Hours:

Fri. 3 – 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

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.

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  • HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival - 2015
  • HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival
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HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival

August 20, 2016

(262) 654-2412

Hours:

Gates open at 1 p.m.

One of Kenosha's favorite music events returns with a powerful mix of New Orleans style Jazz, straight ahead Jazz and true hometown Chicago Style Blues. The Snap-on stage will feature the encore performance of the energetic, Grammy award winning Rebirth Brass Band, Chicago based NuBlu Band, the Ivy Ford Band from Waukegan and of course local favorite the Kenosha Jazz All-Stars Tribute Band.

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  • Twilight Jazz
  • Anderson Arts Center
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Twilight Jazz Free Concert Series

August 30, 2016

(262) 653-0481

Hours:

6 p.m. grounds open, 7 p.m. concert begins

Twilight Jazz is a free outdoor concert series sponsored by area businesses and located on the grounds of Anderson Arts Center, beside Lake Michigan. Gather with your chairs and blankets to enjoy high quality Jazz performances from a variety of musicians.