Today’s Events for Saturday December 4 | Local news



It’s cookie day! TThe best way to celebrate? Bake a dozen (or two) and enjoy them lukewarm out of the oven. Or scarf a packet of Oreos. Our choice? The Oreo cookie with seasonal gingerbread. Soft!

It’s a great Saturday with festive activities today at the Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave., and Civil war museum, 5400 First Ave. Admission is free for all events, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Inside the public museum, visitors will find a International market with candy, crafts and gifts. Throughout the day, the Ballet Folklorico Tayahua and the MGV Men’s German Chorus will perform.

The Civil War Museum’s Victorian Christmas includes free entry to the ‘Fiery Trial’ gallery, games, crafts and live music from Ed Pierce and the Palmyra Eagle Marching Band (11h), on MGV Harmonia German Men’s Choir (1 p.m.) and the group Frog water (2:30 p.m.), performing festive Irish favorites and holiday music. For more information on museums, visit

The historic Durkee Mansion at the Kemper Center, 6501 Third Ave., is decorated for the holiday season, made this year around the theme “Starry Woodland Nights”. The mansion is open from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Sunday. Free entry.

It’s your last weekend to visit The tree gallery at the Kemper Conference Center, next to the Durkee Mansion, 6501 Third Ave. Visitors can purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a decorated tree, wreath or fireplace. The Galerie de l’Arbre is open from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Sunday. Free entry.



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