Tom Hanks told us a few decades ago that “there’s no crying in baseball,” but he wasn’t at Simmons Field for the final game of the season.
The Bristol Renaissance Faire — where many tankards of beer are consumed and visitors have been known to gnaw on giant turkey legs — has blossomed into one of the premier Renaissance-themed festivals in the country.
There are several activities that are perfect for families looking for late-summer fun, including the Picnic in the Park in Petrifying Springs Park (see page 3). Here are some more events:
Blue House Books — Kenosha’s independent bookseller — is hosting a Local Author Weekend on Friday and Saturday (Aug. 23-24) at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St.
Comedian Henry Cho has been performing for so long, his resume includes an appearance with the late Bob Hope.
It’s a busy Saturday in Kenosha, with Picnic in Park at Petrifying Springs Park and the annual “Art of the Car” car show at Kemper Center:
“The last hurrah” is the unofficial theme of this weekend’s festival at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 4816 Seventh Ave.
Saxophonist Paul Taylor will headline this year’s HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival.
There are several activities that are perfect for families looking for late-summer fun, including the Kenosha County Fair (see pages 4-5), the Downtown Kenosha Pop-Up Beer Garden (see page 6) and children’s theater (see page 7).
Enjoy these Kenosha area events and more this weekend:
Paranormal Cirque has set up shop in Pleasant Prairie — and it’s unlike anything you’ve seen before.
The Downtown Kenosha Pop-Up Beer Garden — kicking off its two-weekend run today — is ready to go, according to organizer Alexandria Binanti Robinson.
What: Downtown Kenosha Pop-Up Beer Garden
Bobbing for apples and shucking corn are among the challenges people taking part in the new Ag Olympics at the Kenosha County Fair this year will face.
There are several activities that are perfect for families looking for late-summer fun, including a festival, free outdoor movies and museum and library programs:
WILMOT — Kenosha County Fair organizers invite the public to enjoy the “Country Nights and Carnival Lights” at the fairgrounds on Highway W in Wilmot, Aug. 14-18.
2019 Kenosha County Fair schedule
If enthusiasm can make an event successful, the Downtown Kenosha Pop-Up Beer Garden — kicking off a two-weekend run on Thursday — can’t miss.
The summer church festival season moves to St. Peter Catholic Church, 2224 30th Ave., this weekend (Aug. 2-4).
National Night Out will be celebrated at four Kenosha locations and one in Twin Lakes from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 6).