Check Out These Fun Events This June in Kenosha

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Kenosha Public Museum
through June 5 Annual Model Train Extravaganza
through July 31 Transparent Watercolor Society of America
through Oct. 2 Nature Visions: Photographs by Brian Wolf
through Nov. 30 At The Edge Of The Ice: Mammoths, Mastodons & More
through Nov. 30 Inuit Art and Artifacts

Civil War Museum
through Sep. 18 Bodices, Bonnets and Weeds: Civil War & Mid-Victorian Fashions
June 10 Typical Women’s Dress
June 25 Guided Tours of the Fiery Trial Exhibit

Aquanaut Water Shows
June 1 Lance Park, 55 Lance Dr., Twin Lakes aquanutwatershows.com
Additional Dates: 05/28, 06/01, 06/04, 06/08, 06/11, 06/15, 06/18, 06/22, 06/25, 06/29, 07/02, 07/06, 07/09, 07/13, 07/16, 07/20, 07/27, 07/30, 08/03, 08/06, 08/10, 08/17, 08/20, 08/24, 08/27, 08/31, 09/03

Alpaca Art: Kid’s Movie Night
June 3 Alpaca Art Pottery Painting, 5813 – 6th Ave.
Rainbow spatter on a plate, mug or bowl! Bring the family tonight to watch Wizard of Oz and apply the rainbow spatter technique to your plate, bowl or mug! $15/piece; includes all supplies, instruction, movie and popcorn! Please make reservations in advance.

Folk Music Hootenanny
June 3 Anderson Arts Center, 121 – 66th St.
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. Beginners are very welcome. There is no fee but donations to the Anderson Arts Center are encouraged.

Go Native! 7th-Annual Native Plant Sale
June 4 Kenosha County Center, Hwys. 45 & 50 for-wild.org
Thousands of SE Wisconsin area natives including trees, shrubs and grasses for sun, woodland, wet spots or rain gardens. Local experts on hand. Great prices! Friendly, informative people! Sponsored by the Root River Chapter of Wild Ones. Wild Ones promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities. Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental education and advocacy organization. Proceeds from the sale support local nature centers, educational outreach programs and community service projects, and our local and national chapter.

Kenosha HarborMarket
June 4 Along 2nd Ave. at 56th St. kenoshaharbormarket.com
A bustling European-style mixed market, near Kenosha’s lakefront. Fresh organic vegetables, meats, ethnic products, cheeses, eggs, flowers, delicious prepared foods and beverages, artisan bakery goods, handcrafted soaps, candles, art and crafts. Live entertainment, chef demos and educational booths.
Additional Dates: 06/11, 06/18, 06/25, 07/02, 07/09, 07/16, 07/23, 07/30, 08/06, 08/13, 08/20, 08/27, 09/03, 09/10, 09/17, 09/24, 10/01, 10/08, 10/15

Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season
June 4 Southport Light Station Museum, 5117 – 4th Ave. on Simmons Island kenoshahistorycenter.org
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. Suggested donation for the keeper’s house tour: $2 adults / $1 students & children. Lighthouse climb costs $10 adults / $5 children 8–12 years old. (Must be 8 or older to climb.)
Additional Dates: 06/05, 06/11, 06/12, 06/18, 06/19, 06/25, 06/26, 07/02, 07/03, 07/09, 07/10, 07/16, 07/17, 07/23, 07/24, 07/30, 07/31, 08/06, 08/07, 08/13, 08/14, 08/20, 08/21, 08/27, 08/28, 09/03, 09/04, 09/10, 09/11, 09/17, 09/18, 09/24, 09/25, 10/01, 10/02, 10/08, 10/09, 10/15, 10/16, 10/22, 10/23, 10/29, 10/30

Wilmot Mountain Flea Market
June 4 Wilmot Mountain, 11931 Fox River Rd., Wilmot wilmotmountainfleamarket.net
Wilmot Mountain Flea Market, Inc. is located on the Wisconsin—Illinois border, in Wilmot, WI. A family-friendly open-air market offering unique treasures from both loyal and new vendors each week! Items for sale range from tools, home goods and art, to jewelry, fresh farm produce and more. $1 admission fee. Note: The season’s end date may be extended into November.
Additional Dates: 06/05, 06/11, 06/12, 06/18, 06/19, 06/25, 06/26, 07/02, 07/03, 07/09, 07/10, 07/16, 07/17, 07/23, 07/24, 07/30, 07/31, 08/06, 08/07, 08/13, 08/14, 08/20, 08/21, 08/27, 08/28, 09/03, 09/04, 09/10, 09/11, 09/17, 09/18, 09/24, 09/25, 10/01, 10/02, 10/08, 10/09, 10/15, 10/16, 10/22, 10/23, 10/29, 10/30

Southport Bank’s Outta Sight Kite Flight
June 4–5
Kennedy Park, 4051 – 5th Ave. giftofwings.com
Free family fun kite flying event. Giant kites of Yves Laforest, Professional Kite Flying teams, Kids Mad Dash and Grand Launch of 500 kites at noon. This is the 10th anniversary of the event.

Family Nature Faire and Free Fishing
June 5 Richard Bong State Recreation Area, 26313 Burlington Rd. bongnaturalistassociation.org
Enjoy family fun at the Family Nature Faire at Shelter #3 at the Beach. Food, raffles, live animals, art and nature booths plus much more! This is a fundraiser sponsored by the Bong Naturalist Association. For the Fishing Clinic, meet at the Fishing Pier. Drop in on Walleye’s Unlimited to fish. Bring your own equipment or use their poles and bait. No licenses needed today! Events are free. Plus free park admission on this day!

The Good Old Summertime Art Fair
June 5 Civic Center Park, 56th St. & Sheridan Rd. KenoshaArtAssoc.org
Over 100 artists will exhibit in beautiful Civic Center Park in downtown Kenosha. Come purchase great arts and crafts, listen to music and enjoy good food and great fun. Free admission.

Wine Night @ Alpaca Art Pottery Painting
June 10 Alpaca Art Pottery Painting, 5813 – 6th Ave.
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Gather your friends and your favorite beverage to paint at Alpaca Art ‘til Midnight! Enjoy live jazz and appetizers. Please make reservations in advance.

KUPP Neighborhood Yard Sale
June 11 Near Union Park, 46th St. & 7th Ave. kenoshaunionparkproject.com
Shop for bargains at the neighborhood yard sale! Please donate any sellable items to Lemon St. Gallery, 4601 Sheridan Road.

Kenosha Pops Concert
June 15 Sesquicentennial Bandshell, 3601 – 7th Ave. kenoshaevents.com
Enjoy live musical entertainment at Kenosha’s lakefront. Bring your lawn chairs and a cooler or purchase refreshments from the Friends of the Pops. Concerts are free.
Additional Dates: 06/22, 06/29, 07/06, 07/13, 07/20, 07/27, 08/03

Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast
June 18 Weis-Way Dairy Farm, 21000 Hwy. 142
Big farm breakfast, milking demonstrations, children’s games and more! $6 adults / children 6 & under are free.

11th-Annual Brat Stop Car Show and Swap Meet
June 18 Brat Stop, 12304 – 75th St. (I-94 & Hwy. 50)
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The car show is open to all makes, models and years. From 1902 Ramblers to 2012 Chargers. This year’s feature vehicles will be American Motors Corporation vehicles. Presented by Midwest St. Machine Association of Kenosha. To show a car, entrance fee of $8 per car. $20 for a vendor spot. Spectators are free.

Craft Fair
June 18 Somers Community United Church of Christ, 9918 – 12th St.
Also includes a rummage sale. Additional Dates: 8/13 and 9/10.

Dad and Me Summer Solstice Hike
June 19 Pringle Nature Center, 9800 – 160th Ave. (off Hwy. MB), Bristol pringlenc.org
Bring Dad out to celebrate him as well as the longest day of the year. $7 general public.

Alpaca Art: Paint with Pops Day
June 19 Alpaca Art Pottery Painting, 5813 – 6th Ave. alpacapottery.com
Fathers painting with their kids today will receive buy-one, get-one free studio fees for anyone painting with him. Please make reservations in advance.

SEWPA Summer Opera Festival: Gianni Schicchi and Dido and Aeneas
June 23 Reuther High School Auditorium, 58th St. & Sheridan Rd. sewpa.org
Southeast Wisconsin Performing Arts Summer Opera Festival Performances featuring young professionals and high school and college aged youth. Admission price TBD.
Additional Dates: 06/25

UW-Parkside Summer Arts and Crafts Festival
June 25 UW-Parkside, east side of main building complex, 900 Wood Rd. www.uwp.edu
What could be better? Sunshine, warm temperatures and unique arts and crafts by the booth-full. Spend the day surrounded by great arts, crafts and music!

Pleasant Prairie Junior Triathlon Series #1
June 25 Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea, 9900 Terwall Terrace PleasantPrairieTriathlon.com 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.

Pleasant Prairie Triathlon
June 26 Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea, 9900 Terwall Terrace PleasantPrairieTriathlon.com This first-class triathlon brings over 1,000 athletes from across the Midwest. One of the reasons it’s rated one of the Midwest’s best races is because the course is fast! You should expect great times. Lake Andrea is a spring-fed, clean inland lake typically as smooth as glass with delightful water temperatures. The bike and run courses are primarily flat with limited curves. Plus you bike in a beautiful country setting with an inside the park scenic run around Lake Andrea. It’s a great course with a great goodie bag!

Masters of the Grill
June 26 Mangia Trattoria, 5717 Sheridan Rd. kenoshamangia.com
Join Chef Tony Mantuano and some of his culinary friends from all over the country for an entire meal prepared on the grill. From appetizers to desserts, these professionals will show you how to make everything on the grill! Price to be determined.

July 4th Summer Sale at Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets
June 30 – July 4 Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, 11211-120th Ave. (I-94 and Hwy. 165) premiumoutlets.com/pleasantprairie

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