• Museum Crawl
  • Museum Crawl - 2013 event
  • Museum Crawl - 2013 event
  • Museum Crawl - 2013 event
  • Kenosha Public Museum
  • Civil War Museum
  • Dinosaur Discovery Museum
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Museum Crawl

July 18, 2014

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

6 - 10 p.m.

The 4th Annual Museum Crawl is a progressive party at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, Civil War Museum and Kenosha Public Museum. Exhibits, live music, food and drinks, and lots of fun activities are featured at each stop.

  • Peanut Butter & Jam Concert Series
  • Peanut Butter & Jam Concert Series
  • Peanut Butter & Jam Concert Series
  • Veteran's Memorial Fountain at Veterans Memorial Park
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Peanut Butter & Jam Concert Series

Thursdays July 10, 2014 - August 28, 2014

(262) 653-4177

Hours:

Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m. 

This is the 13th season for the free concert series, presented by the City of Kenosha and Happenings Magazine. Performances by different bands will be featured each Thursday through August 28.

  • Kenosha Lakefront
  • Kenosha Sculpture Walk - "My Pi"
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Celebrate America featuring Independence Day Fireworks

July 3, 2014 – July 4, 2014

(262) 653-4177

Hours:

July 3: Activities begin at 5 p.m. July 4: Activities begin at 11:30 a.m. Fireworks on July 4 only.

Live music, entertainment and a carnival get underway at 4 p.m. July 3 as Celebrate America expands to two days of entertainment in HarborPark – co-sponsored by the City of Kenosha and Happenings Magazine.

  • King Elvis, Kenosha Kingfish mascot
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Kenosha Civic Veterans Parade

June 29, 2014
(262) 653-4177

Hours:

1 p.m.

Hall of Fame pitcher Fergie Jenkins, Kenosha Kingfish Field Manager Duffy Dyer and Joyce Westerman of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball league will headline the 2014 Walgreens Kenosha Civic Veterans Parade. The parade has a theme of “A Homerun for Hometown Pride.”

  • Civil War Museum
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Salute to Freedom

June 21, 2014

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join the Civil War Museum for its 6th Annual A Salute to Freedom: 1864 Encampment & Soldiers Aid Fair. Living history interpreters present civilian impressions from Soldiers Aid Fairs held in the Midwest from 1863 to 1865. These events sparkled with fanciful fund raising, games, displays, and an abundance of red, white, and blue.

  • Anderson Arts Center gift shop
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Kenosha Folk Music Hootenanny

June 6, 2014, July 11, 2014, August 1, 2014, September 5, 2014, October 3, 2014, November 14, 2014, December 5, 2014

(262) 654-6840
(262) 658-1478

Hours:

7 - 10 p.m.

The monthly folk music gatherings are open to the public with all abilities welcome. Music sheets are provided. Participants may bring an acoustic instrument or just come to sing.

  • Kenosha History Center
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Kenosha History Center Chili Cook-Off

October 18, 2014

(262) 654-5770

Hours:

6 - 9 p.m.

Join the Kenosha History Center for an evening of great chili. Chili tasting will be from 6 p.m. until it's gone. Taste and vote for your favorite chili for the People's Choice Traveling Trophy. A panel of judges will also pick their favorite for the Judges Choice Trophy.

  • Kenosha History Walk at Green Ridge Cemetery
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Kenosha History Walk at Green Ridge Cemetery

October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014
(262) 652-1631

Hours:

1 - 4 p.m.

The Friends of Green Ridge Cemetery, in association with the Kenosha Cemetery Association, welcomes everyone to take part in the 2014 Kenosha History Walk. Guided tours of about one-hour in length will travel to grave sites to encounter costumed reenactors, playing the roles of residents from Kenosha's past.

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Natalie Troha’s Pride of Kenosha Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting

November 15, 2013

The event showcases locally owned restaurants and offers a variety of wine tasting opportunities. There are also samples of beer and non-alcoholic drinks.

  • Kenosha Public Museum
  • Civil War Museum
  • Dinosaur Discovery Museum
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Kenosha Public Museums Family Event: Boofest

October 25, 2014

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

1 - 4 p.m.

Join Kenosha Public Museum (5500 First Ave.), Civil War Museum (5400 First Ave.), and Dinosaur Discovery Museum (5608 Tenth Ave.) for free Halloween-themed family activities, including trick or treating.