Kenosha Calendar: Anniversary and Prohibition Party this weekend at Johnny’Z Pour House

Live music on tap Friday and Saturday for a 1920s-themed event
Laura Marran

By Laura MarranKENOSHA.COM

After two decades in journalism, Marran earned her Master’s degree in Exceptional Education from UW-Milwaukee and has served as a special education teacher with Kenosha Unified School District since 2006. A Marquette University School of Journalism alum, Marran has lived in Kenosha since 1987.

Top 5 things to do in Kenosha this weekend:

Grace Welcome Center celebration

Celebrating 5 years of Grace Welcome Center

Friday (May 13)

Community-wide event presented Harborside Academy at two locations, Grace Welcome Center 2006 60th Ave. and Reuther Auditorium, 913 57th St. 

3-5 p.m. Grace Welcome Center volunteer-led tours, family friendly activity/kids carnival, art display and spaghetti dinner, $10 (also good for concert admission).

5-6 p.m. To Serve Mankind Near and Far presentation by the students and local dignitaries. 

7 p.m (doors open 6 p.m.) “Lovin’ Loud” concert featuring Lunde and Ben Mulwana, Reuther Auditorium.

All proceeds from this day directly go towards supporting the Uptown and Columbus Park community, as well as others. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at  Grace Welcome Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday or Friday. Concert tickets are also available online. 

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Lunar Eclipse Party at Hawthorn Hollow

Lunar Eclipse Party

Sunday (May 15)

Blood Moon partial eclipse begins at 9:30, complete eclipse at 10:30 p.m

Hawthorn Hollow Schoolyard Observatory, 880 Green Bay Rd.

A $20 ticket includes views through multiple telescopes along with a night-time sky tour of other celestial objects as well as scheduled guided night hikes through the nature sanctuary along the Pike River and live music from local band Mountains on the Moon. Beverages and snacks will be available for purchase.

Tickets and more information

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Kenosha HarborMarket and Kenosha Public Market Outdoor Season Opening Day

Saturday (May 14) beginning at 9 a.m.

Kenosha HarborMarket, Second Avenue and 56th Street; Kenosha Public Market, 625 52nd St.

Kenosha’s vibrant markets return outdoors with more than 100 vendors, music and more.

More information: Kenosha HarborMarket and Kenosha Public Market.

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Johnny’Z Pour House Anniversary and Prohibition Party

Anniversary and Prohibition Party

6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (May 13-14)

Johnny’Z Pour House, 10936 Sheridan Rd.

5-year anniversary party and 1920s prohibition party in honor of the building’s 100 years celebration, featuring Bella Cain (Friday) and Stu the Piano Guy and Boys and Toys (Saturday)

More information

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Archeology Day Expo at the Kenosha Public Museum

Archeology Day Expo

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday (May 14)

Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 1st Ave.

Celebrate Wisconsin’s past with kids’ archaeology activities and craft projects, plus these two programs: Hands-On History Archaeology Project with the WI Historical Society UW Madison Sea Grant Program with WI Water Library.

Registration and more information

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The Lineup

THURSDAY, May 12

Music 

The Rhythm Dogs Blues Jam 8:30 p.m., Union Park Tavern, 4520 8th Ave.

Sophie Shulman (classical and jazz guitar), 5-10 p.m., 1844 Table & Mash, The Stella Hotel & Ballroom, 5706 8th Ave. 

Art 

Transparent Watercolor Society of America 46th Annual National Juried Exhibition, daily, Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 1st Ave. Eighty paintings from transparent watercolor artists, including a wide variety of subjects from landscapes and portraits to abstracts. Museum hours Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Through Aug. 7. 

The Rogue Artist Group and Operation Art Strings, Anderson Arts Center Main Gallery, Solo shows in the Upper Galleries by Mark Weller, M. Virginia Epps, The Group of Five, Monne Haug, Sheillah Walsh, and the Lakefront Studio Artists. Gallery hours Tuesday.-Sun. 1-4 p.m., 6603 3rd Ave. Free, donations appreciated. (Through May 29). 

Featured Artist of the Month Sarah Ratliff, Fusion, 5014 7th Ave. (Through May 31).

Sacred Scars, Shadowed Ground – Battlefield Photographs by Larry Stuart, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Civil War Museum, 5400 1st Ave. This visual narrative of 25 archival photo prints captures the emotional essence of the famous and forgotten stories of the battlefields of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County. 

Theater 

Lakeside Players present “High School Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Rhode Center for the Arts, 514 56th St. Tickets $15 adults, $12 students and seniors. 

“Bride & Prejudice” at the Northside Library

Potpourri 

Afternoon Movie, “Bride & Prejudice,” noon-3 p.m., Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave. Celebrate Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Hindi Cinema, aka Bollywood. More information 

Old Weird America, The Notorious Dr. Crippen, 6 p.m., Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave. and virtual. Take a fascinating look into an international tale of murder and mayhem. Registration required. 

Hawthorn Hollow Bird Walk, 5:30 p.m., Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, 880 Green Bay Rd. Join the Hoy Audubon Society for a bird walk through the Hawthorn Hollow grounds. Hawthorn Hollow has long been a destination for bird lovers in Southeastern Wisconsin. With our floodplain and upland forests, arboretum and meadow, and wildflower prairie areas, Hawthorn Hollow is a sanctuary for many species of birds during both the springtime migration period and throughout the nesting season. Free, no registration required. 

Teen Space, 3-6 p.m. Southwest Library, 7979. 38th Ave., ages 12-19 are invited to hang out, enjoy snacks, play games, make art, and chat with Teen Librarians. 

Family 

Preschool Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave. 

Jiggling Jellyfish (Ages 5-12), 4:30-5:30 p.m., Southwest Library, 7979 38th Ave.  Activity Room C. 

Kidding Around Yoga, 4:30-5:15 p.m., Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave. Ages 3-5, Registration required.

Spring Storywalk Trail, Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, 880 Green Bay Rd. Follow book pages on an interpretive forest trail based on In “Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms” by Julia Rawlinson. Open during  Hawthorn Hollow hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free, donations appreciated. 

The Empty Bottle Boys and One Shot Jane at the Kenosha Moose Lodge

FRIDAY, May 13 

Music 

Rust Belt, 8 p.m., Fusion, 5014 7th Ave. $10 cover at the door. 

Sipos & Young Band (Americana) 9 p.m. Union Park Tavern, 4520 8th Ave. 

The Empty Bottle Boys and One Shot Jane, 6-10 p.m., Kenosha Moose Lodge, 3003 30th Ave. 

Carthage Choir, Treble Choir, and Carthage Chorale Spring Concert, 7:30 p. m., A. F. Siebert Chapel, 2001 Alford Dr. Free. 

Art 

Transparent Watercolor Society of America 46th Annual National Juried Exhibition, daily, Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 1st Ave. Eighty paintings from transparent watercolor artists, including a wide variety of subjects from landscapes and portraits to abstracts. Museum hours Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Through Aug. 7.

The Rogue Artist Group and Operation Art Strings, Anderson Arts Center Main Gallery, Solo shows in the Upper Galleries by Mark Weller, M. Virginia Epps, The Group of Five, Monne Haug, Sheillah Walsh, and the Lakefront Studio Artists. Gallery hours Tuesday.-Sun. 1-4 p.m., 6603 3rd Ave. Free, donations appreciated. (Through May 29). 

Featured Artist of the Month Sarah Ratliff, Fusion, 5014 7th Ave. (Through May 31).

Sacred Scars, Shadowed Ground – Battlefield Photographs by Larry Stuart, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Civil War Museum, 5400 1st Ave. This visual narrative of 25 archival photo prints captures the emotional essence of the famous and forgotten stories of the battlefields of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County. 

Theater 

Lakeside Players present “High School Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Rhode Center for the Arts, 514 56th St. Tickets $15 adults, $12 students and seniors. 

Potpourri 

Celebrating 5 years of Grace Welcome Center: Community- wide event presented by Harborside Academy. Grace Welcome Center: 3-5 p.m.: Volunteer-led tours, family friendly activity/kids carnival, art display and spaghetti dinner, $10 (also good for concert admission). 5-6 p.m. To Serve Mankind Near and Far presentation by the students and local  dignitaries, Grace Lutheran Church, 2006 60th St. “Lovin’ Loud” concert featuring Lunde and Ben Mulwana, 7 p.m (doors 6 p.m.) Reuther Auditorium, 913 57th St. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at  Grace Welcome Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday or Friday. Concert tickets are also available online. 

Johnny’Z Pour House 5-year anniversary party and 1920’s prohibition party in honor of the building’s 100 years celebration featuring Bella Cain. Johnny’Z Pour House, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 10936 Sheridan Rd. 

Second Friday Lecture Series: Michigan Civil War sites and stories, noon-1 p.m., with presenter Dave Ingall. Civil War Museum, 5500 1st Ave. More information 

Family 

Family Game Night, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Uptown Neighborhood Library, 2419 63rd St. Explore new games and revisit old ones. For families with children. 

Spring Storywalk Trail, Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, 880 Green Bay Rd. Follow book pages on an interpretive forest trail based on In “Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms” by Julia Rawlinson. Open during  Hawthorn Hollow hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free, donations appreciated. 

Cry Tough with Crue U at The Brat Stop

SATURDAY, May 14 

Music 

Cry Tough with Crue U, 8:30-11 p.m., The Brat Stop, 12304 75th St.. $10 cover. 

Grateful Dead Night, 8 p.m., Public Craft Brewing, 628 58th St. Doors 7 p.m. $10 cover.

Stone Theory and Wonderful Bluffer, 9 p.m., Fusion, 5014 7th Ave. $10 cover. 

David “Elvis” Kirby, 8 p.m., Union Park Tavern, 4520 8th Ave. 

Art 

Transparent Watercolor Society of America 46th Annual National Juried Exhibition, daily, Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 1st Ave. Eighty paintings from transparent watercolor artists, including a wide variety of subjects from landscapes and portraits to abstracts. Museum hours Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Through Aug. 7. 

The Rogue Artist Group and Operation Art Strings, Anderson Arts Center Main Gallery, Solo shows in the Upper Galleries by Mark Weller, M. Virginia Epps, The Group of Five, Monne Haug, Sheillah Walsh, and the Lakefront Studio Artists. Gallery hours Tuesday.-Sun. 1-4 p.m., 6603 3rd Ave. Free, donations appreciated. (Through May 29). 

Featured Artist of the Month Sarah Ratliff, Fusion, 5014 7th Ave. (Through May 31).

Scared Scars, Shadowed Ground – Battlefield Photographs by Larry Stuart, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Civil War Museum, 5400 1st Ave. This visual narrative of 25 archival photo prints captures the emotional essence of the famous and forgotten stories of the battlefields of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County. 

Theater 

Lakeside Players present “High School Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Rhode Center for the Arts, 514 56th St. Tickets $15 adults, $12 students and seniors. 

Meet & Greet with Laura Bird at Blue House Books

Potpourri 

Johnny’Z Pour House 5-year anniversary party and 1920’s prohibition party in honor of the building’s 100 years celebration featuring Stu the Piano Guy 1:30-4:30 p.m. and Boys and Toys, 6:30 p.m. Johnny’Z Pour House, 10936 Sheridan Rd. 

Meet and Greet with Laura Anne Bird, author of “Crossing the Pressure Line,” noon-3 p.m., Blue House Books, 5915 6th Ave. A. 

WLIP’s 75th Anniversary celebration and Comedy Night, 6-11 p.m., Kenosha Comedy Club, Wyndham Garden Kenosha Harborside, 5125 6th Ave. 

WGTD Radio Theater: The Kane Shadow: Hello…I’m Jeannette, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Southwest Library, 7979 38th Ave.

Library Park Historic District Walking Tour, 11-12:30 p.m., Library Park, 711 59th Pl. $10, Registration required. Please call (262) 654-5770 for more information. 

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Simmons Library, 2:30-3:30 p.m., 711 59th Pl. Note: Due to the historic nature of the Simmons Library, the building is not equipped with a ramp for entrance. This event requires the use of a spiral staircase. Registration required. 

Sisters Health Empowerment Day (SHE), women’s health resource fair, 9:30-1 p.m., Gateway Technical College, Madrigrano Conference Ctr – Haribo Hall, 3520 30th Ave. Free. 

Warrior Poet Yoga traveling series sponsored by Kenosha County Parks, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Old Settlers Park, 24100 75th St. (Highway 50). Free.(See Kenosha.com story for more information). Registration required. 

Saturday Night Racing at Wilmot Raceway, 30820 111th St. Wilmot County Fairgrounds. Adult admission $15, kids 7-11 $5. More information 

Kenosha Awakening Spiritual Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Rhode Center for the Arts lobby, 514 56th St. 

Sisters Health Empowerment Day at Gateway Technical College

Family 

Uke’s Harley Davidson 7th annual LEGO Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Uke’s Harley Davidson, 5995 120th Ave., $3 per person, kids 4-under free. 

Spring Storywalk Trail, Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, 880 Green Bay Rd. Follow book pages on an interpretive forest trail based on In “Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms” by Julia Rawlinson. Open during  Hawthorn Hollow hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free, donations appreciated. 

SUNDAY, May 15 

Music 

Joey Belotti & The Change Machine at the Biergarten, 3 p.m., Petrifying Springs Biergarten Pavilion #1, 5555 7th St. 

Open Mic with Daniel Thompson and His 3 AM Saints, Fusion, 5014 7th Ave. 

Cy’s Piano Jams, 4-7 p.m., Union Park Tavern, 4520 8th Ave.

Meet & Greet with Sarah Ratliff at Fusion

Art 

Meet & Greet with Featured Artist of the Month Sarah Ratliff, 4-11 p.m., Fusion, 5014 7th Ave. 

Transparent Watercolor Society of America 46th Annual National Juried Exhibition, daily, Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 1st Ave. Eighty paintings from transparent watercolor artists, including a wide variety of subjects from landscapes and portraits to abstracts. Museum hours Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Through Aug. 7. 

The Rogue Artist Group and Operation Art Strings, Anderson Arts Center Main Gallery, Solo shows in the Upper Galleries by Mark Weller, M. Virginia Epps, The Group of Five, Monne Haug, Sheillah Walsh, and the Lakefront Studio Artists. Gallery hours Tuesday.-Sun. 1-4 p.m., 6603 3rd Ave. Free, donations appreciated. (Through May 29). 

Sacred Scars, Shadowed Ground – Battlefield Photographs by Larry Stuart, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Civil War Museum, 5400 1st Ave. This visual narrative of 25 archival photo prints captures the emotional essence of the famous and forgotten stories of the battlefields of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County. 

Theater 

Lakeside Players present “High School Musical,”2 p.m. Rhode Center for the Arts, 514 56th St. Tickets $15 adults, $12 students and seniors. 

Warrior Poet Yoga traveling series

Potpourri 

Lunar Eclipse Party, Blood Moon partial eclipse begins at 9:30, complete eclipse at 10:30 p.m Hawthorn Hollow Schoolyard Observatory, 880 Green Bay Rd. A $20 ticket includes views through multiple telescopes along with a night-time sky tour of other celestial objects as well as scheduled guided night hikes through the nature sanctuary along the Pike River and live music from local band Mountains on the Moon. Beverages and snacks will be available for purchase. Tickets and more information 

Warrior Poet Yoga traveling series sponsored by Kenosha County Parks, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Silver Lake Park Beach, 27000 85th St. (Highway F). Free.(See Kenosha.com story for more information). Registration required.

Wilmot Flea Market, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Kenosha County Fairgrounds, 30820 111st St. Family-friendly, open-air market with free parking and concessions. Admission $2 for adults, $1 seniors and kids 6-14. Kids 5-under admitted free. 

Family 

Uke’s Harley Davidson 7th annual LEGO Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Uke’s Harley Davidson, 5995 120th Ave., $3 per person, kids 4-under free. 

Spring Storywalk Trail, Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, 880 Green Bay Rd. Follow book pages on an interpretive forest trail based on In “Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms” by Julia Rawlinson. Open during  Hawthorn Hollow hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free, donations appreciated.

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