Don't forget to sign up for an evening Lantern Tour at Green Ridge! The Lantern Tours will take place on Tuesday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 7. The lantern tours are approximately 2 hours in length and admission is $20. Wear good walking shoes as the tours require walking on uneven ground. Bring your own flashlight or lantern, these are not provided. Reservations are a MUST for the Lantern Tours since there is limited space available. Call the cemetery NOW to reserve your spot on the tour. 262-652-1631.
The Friends of Green Ridge present the History Walk at Green Ridge Cemetery, Saturday & Sunday, October 3 & 4, from 1:00-4:00 pm. The public is welcome to come and meet characters from Kenosha's past - in the form of re-enactors in period clothing who will tell the stories in first-person.This year's theme is "Park City and Her Namesakes, Part 2" and will feature five individuals who have City parks named for them; these are different than the individuals portrayed last year. $5 admission for adults; children under 12 are free with adult. Pre-registration is recommended by calling the cemetery office at 262-652-1631 during office hours, 9:30-3:30.Tours leave every 15 minutes from the Green Ridge Cemetery entrance, 6604 7th Avenue.Parking is available along 7th Avenue and 66th Street. Visitors are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. The Kenosha Cemetery Association is the custodian of historic Green Ridge Cemetery, established in 1838 and is still an active cemetery today.
IT'S A GO!! We hope to see you for the final event of Citizen Welles of Kenosha for Welles 100th Anniversary Memorial Walk, 1:00-4:00 today. Admission $ 5 for adults, children under 12 free with adult. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather - cool but sunny!!
Unfortunately, the weather forecast is not promising for the Memorial Walk today, Saturday, May 30 - IT IS CANCELED. We hope you can make it tomorrow, Sunday, May 31 when the weather looks much better!