Enjoy these Kenosha area events and more this weekend:
Friday (June 7), enjoy First Fridays at the I-94 Visitor Information Center at I-94 and Highway 165. Between noon and 3 p.m., stop by the Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau’s free, fun, informative and tasty Open House. Meet the people behind some of our local attractions and businesses, and pick up ideas of things to see and do in Kenosha and throughout Wisconsin. For more information, call 262-857-7164.
Saturday, enjoy “The Grand Review,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Civil War Museum, 5400 First Ave. Celebrate the Civil War Museum’s 11th anniversary with a free day of music, demonstrations and family fun. Visitors can enjoy Civil War trivia, learn to roll bandages, become a Civil War sketch artist, design a flag, set up a camp tent and experience a Victorian spa day. Performances include the Kenosha Pops Band at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 262-653-4141. For more on this event, see page 3.
Also Saturday, enjoy the Library Park Historic District Walking Tour, starting at 11 a.m. in Library Park, 711 59th Place. This guided walking tour will last about 90 minutes. Walkers will explore the architecture and discover the historical stories associated with the buildings. Tickets are $10. Contact the Kenosha History Center in advance for tickets at 262-654-5770.
Saturday and Sunday, enjoy “Babies on the Farm,” 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days at Jerry Smith Produce & Pumpkin Farm, 7150 18th St. Guests of all ages are welcome to come experience farm life. Enjoy homemade berry treats, hayrides and other entertainment; browse a craft fair; and meet animal moms who have given birth just a few short months before this opening weekend. Admission is $5. This is held weather permitting. For more information, call 262-859-2645. For more on this event, see page 4.
Also Saturday, enjoy Warrior Dash Wisconsin at Wilmot Mountain, 11931 Fox River Road. This is an obstacle course race and festival. Three distances are available: 1 Mile, 5K and 10K. Free admission for spectators. Register at warriordash.com.
For more information about events happening in the Kenosha area, call the Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau 24-Hour Event line at 262-654-7307, ext. 3, or log on to VisitKenosha.com.
Meridith Jumisko is public relations manager for the Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.