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Kenosha Public Museums offers programs for the fall season:

Celebrations

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead): Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, October 22 at the Kenosha Public Museum. Join the Kenosha Public Museum and Bradford High School in celebrating Day of the Dead. Learn about holiday traditions, celebrate loved ones through ofrendas, play Mexican games, create paper crafts to celebrate at home, and explore educational exhibits about community and culture by Bradford students. Free and open to the public.

Native Artists Market: 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Kenosha Public Museum. Join the Kenosha Public Museum in celebrating Native American Heritage Month, which honors the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and contributions of Wisconsin’s 12 tribal nations. In addition to being able to view and purchase artwork from the artisans themselves, there will be live music and several hands-on activities. Free and open to the public.

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Halloween programs

Victorian Spiritualism: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, October 28 at the Civil War Museum. Connect with your past – or examine your future – at this “otherworldly” event. Inspired by the Golden Age of Magic, explore the spiritual life of Victorians through a performance by a stage medium, palm and tarot card readers, ghost stories and more. Light snacks and drink tickets provided. Only adults. The cost is $55 ($40 for Friends of Museums members). Registration required at thecivilwarmuseum.org

Dinos in the Dark: Fridays October 14 and 21 at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum. Bring a flashlight and wander among the skeletons of the Dinosaur Discovery Museum. Dinosaurs will come to life in the shadows as you discover their unique characteristics. Sessions take place at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Advance registration required for this popular event. dinosaurdiscoverymuseum.org

Ghost Hunting: 9-11 p.m. Friday, October 21 at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum. Join the Dinosaur Discovery Museum after hours to hear chilling tales of strange occurrences, explore possible evidence of the paranormal captured by real-life ghost hunters, including images and EVPs, and investigate the museum on your own. For ages 18 and up. The cost is $20 ($10 for Friends of the Museums members).

Programs at Public Craft Brewing

PUBLIC Education: What is that? Museum edition: 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18. Grab a beer and think hard as you explore interesting artifacts from the museum’s collections. This interactive game show-style program will put you and your friends in the hot seat as you try to guess the object’s identity and function before the other teams. Will you emerge victorious? For adults 21 and over. Cost is $25 ($15 for Friends of Museums members) and includes a beer. Held at Public Craft Brewing Co., 628 58th St.

PUBLIC Education: Dinosaur Birds and Bees, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 15. How the dinosaurs, well, you know… Dinosaurs survived on our planet for hundreds of millions of years. That’s a lot of generations of dinosaurs and baby dinosaurs. But how did these huge reptiles do it? Join us to talk about prehistoric birds and bees, to learn what we know about dinosaur sexuality, courtship, and nesting and parenting behavior. For adults 21 and over. Cost is $25 ($15 for Friends of Museums members) and includes a beer. Held at Public Craft Brewing Co., 628 58th St.