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  • Durkee Mansion
  • Durkee Mansion
  • Kemper Center

Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

Fridays-Sundays, April 3, 2015 - October 31, 2015

(262) 925-8040

Hours:

Open for self-tours April-October, Fri.-Sun. 1-4 p.m. or by appointment.

The Durkee Mansion, one of Kenosha’s unique historical landmarks, is a cream brick Italianate, Victorian style home located among the Kemper Center properties on the lakefront. The public is invited to tour the home through October, when it will then close to prepare for the holiday season.

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

Second Saturday

March 14, 2015, April 11, 2015, May 9, 2015, June 13, 2015, July 11, 2015, August 8, 2015, September 12, 2015, October 10, 2015, November 14, 2015, December 12, 2015
(262) 925-3463

Hours:

Hours vary by participating location

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

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  • Durkee Mansion 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2013 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Durkee Mansion 2014 image
  • Durkee Mansion
  • Anderson Arts Center gift shop
  • Kemper Center

Christmas at Kemper and Gallery of Trees

November 29, 2015 - December 6, 2015

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

Hours:

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

A beautiful holiday tradition at two historic mansions on the Kemper Center grounds!

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

Lightin’ Up! Downtown

November 27, 2015

Downtown Kenosha lights up – literally - for the holiday season with this wondrous, family-friendly festival. Festivities include our City Tree Lighting, free streetcar rides, Visits with Santa, the Lightin’ Up Business Decorating Contest, and so much more!

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  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area

Richard Bong State Recreation Area program: Candlelight Hike

September 19, 2015

(262) 878-5600

Hours:

7  - 9 p.m.

Bring the family for fall fun by candlelight. Hike the two-mile trail on your own or join us for a shorter guided hike. There will be a bonfire for marshmallows.

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2015 All-Breed Dog Shows and Obedience/Rally Trials

September 5, 2015 - September 6, 2015
(262) 654-4831

Hours:

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kenosha Kennel Club's AKC licensed dog show and obedience/rally trials. Featuring more than 900 dogs representing 127 different breeds (an estimate). Two days, two shows. Spectators welcome. Free admission. $5 parking fee.

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  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2014)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2014)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In

2015 Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In Car Show

September 5, 2015
(262) 818-6410
(262) 496-5116

Hours:

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gates open at 7 a.m.

Come show off your car and see what the downtown area has to offer. The 12th annual show is FREE and open to all makes and models of vehicles and motorcycles.

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  • Wilmot Raceway, Jelly Belly, Jockey at First Fridays
  • Brat Stop at First Fridays
  • Sandy's Popper at First Fridays
  • Culver's Pleasant Prairie at First Fridays
  • First Fridays at the I-94 Visitor Information Center
  • tg's Restaurant & Pub at First Fridays

First Fridays at the I-94 Visitor Information Center

March 6, 2015, April 3, 2015, May 1, 2015, June 5, 2015, July 3, 2015, August 7, 2015, September 4, 2015, October 2, 2015, November 6, 2015, December 4, 2015

The first Friday of each month, the Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts a free, fun, informative, and tasty Open House at its I-94 Visitor Information Center.

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  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Enjoy a carnival at Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Enjoy music at Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Kenosha Sculpture Walk at HarborPark - "My Pi"

2015 Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival

August 28, 2015 – August 29, 2015

(262) 654-1234

Hours:

11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival is a music festival featuring outstanding musical acts, a Wisconsin State Championship BBQ contest with teams from the Kansas City Barbeque Society, a Family Fun Area, a Community BBQ Challenge and a Carnival!

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  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea
  • RecPlex

Pleasant Prairie Junior Triathlon #2

August 8, 2015

(262) 925-6742

Hours:

8:30 a.m. 

This fun and exciting race is just for kids! Broken into two divisions by age, this race is a great way to introduce kids to the benefits of multi-sport participation.