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Wade House, Select Saturdays, 9 am - 4 pm

Blacksmithing Workshops at Wade House

Strike while the iron is hot, hear the “clang” of the hammer, and feel the heat from the forge as you craft your own project during an interactive blacksmithing workshop at Wade House.

Advance Registration Required. Limited Space. Online booking closes at noon the day prior to the workshop.
$195.00
Wade House, October 8, 7 - 9 pm

Tavern Night at Wade House

Belly up to the bar in Wade House’s historic taproom and enjoy an evening of drinks, live music, and lively conversation!

Online ticket sales close at noon the day before the event.

$15.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens, June 12 & Oct 23, 6 - 7:30pm

An Evening with Agatha Christie

Local historian Chris Brookes brings the best-selling author of all time, Agatha Christie, back to life for an intimate evening of mystery and conversation on the veranda of Black Point Estate & Gardens.

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$20.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens, once a month, 6 - 7:30pm

Legends and Landmarks of Lake Geneva Walking Tour

Put on your walking shoes and explore stories of fascinating people and places during this engaging 90 minute, 1.5 mile guided tour through Lake Geneva's beautiful and historic downtown and Maple Park neighborhoods.

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$10.00
Villa Louis, Sept 10 - 12, 8 am - 4:30 pm

40th Villa Louis Carriage Classic

Come see one of the country’s largest and most competitive carriage-driving events on the lawn of Villa Louis.

Tickets can be purchased on-site upon arrival for event.

$15.00
Picture of A Walk Through Women’s History

A Walk Through Women’s History

Explore Wisconsin women's history through a walking tour of downtown Madison. Madison has many stories of forward-thinking women who have shaped our city and our state. This tour will take visitors through the Capitol square area to explore how Wisconsin women have influenced politics, education, and social life in Madison and beyond. Join us to discover the stories of women in Madison who have made a lasting impact on our state.

The July 6 tour has been cancelled, we apologize for any inconvenience!

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$20.00
Wisconsin Historical Museum, select Tuesdays, 6 - 7:30 PM

Hidden History of the Capitol Square

Walk through Madison and discover how its downtown has changed (and stayed the same) over hundreds of years.

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$20.00
Wisconsin Historical Museum, select Tuesdays and Saturdays, times vary

Hidden History: Madison’s Tales of Infamy, Scandals, and Mystery

Join the Wisconsin Historical Museum for a tour walking through Madison’s criminal past!

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$20.00
Madeline Island Museum, Select Wednesdays, 2:30pm

Lost La Pointe Walking Tour

Join the Madeline Island Museum for a walking tour exploring the dynamic history of this popular Wisconsin tourist destination.

Tickets booked through Madeline Island Museum, (715) 747-2415.

$10.00
Wisconsin Historical Museum, select Tuesdays and Saturdays, times vary

Hidden History: A Walk on Madison's Weird Side

Tour Madison from the Capitol Square to Monona Terrace, exploring strange and mischievous tales about the neighborhoods in between.

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$20.00
Madeline Island Museum, Saturday November 27, 10am - 3pm

Madeline Island Boutique

Free event: Jump start your holiday shopping on the island! Browse unique items crafted by local artisans and find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

$0.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens | June 19, July 17, & Aug 14 | 12:30 - 4pm

Beer Barons of Lake Geneva

Enjoy an afternoon touring Black Point Estate and cruising around Geneva Lake while learning about the history of the area's beer barons.

Please note, the time has changed for the August 14 event from 12:30 - 4 PM to 3 - 6:30 PM.

Tickets are booked through the

Lake Geneva Cruise Line Box Office

$68.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens | October 2, 9,  & Sep 16 | 5 - 6:30pm

Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

Explore Lake Geneva's historic Oak Hill Cemetery hear stories of the lives of some of the city's former residents.

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$15.00
Black Point Estate & Gardens | October 2, 9,  & Sep 16 | 11am -12:30pm

Sordid and Scandalous Lake Geneva Walking Tour

As Halloween approaches, put on your walking shoes and explore the mysteries of Lake Geneva in this engaging 1.5 mile, 90 minute guided tour.

Online ticket purchases close at noon the day before the event.
$15.00
Old World Wisconsin | June 16 - Aug 25 | Wednesdays | 9:30 AM - 2:45 PM

Guided Journeys of Old World Wisconsin

Wednesdays this summer at Old World Wisconsin join us in exploring history in a new way with a guided tour of the site. There are 3 tours to choose from: Beasts and Barns, Makers and Moo-vers, and Building a Home. They are available three times a day between 9:30 AM and 2:45 PM.

Call (608) 264-4848 to reserve your spot today.


Ticket purchases through the Box Office close at 4pm the day before the event.

$10.99
H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum, Select Thurs-Sat, 11am and 2pm

TinType Experience at H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum

Step back in time and experience the historic photography studio like never before! Book a one-of-a-kind photographic experience at H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum.

Online bookings close at noon the day before the event.
$80.00
Pendarvis, Friday Sept 24, 6 - 10 pm

Pub Night at Pendarvis

Grab some friends and head on over to Pendarvis’ cozy recreated Cornish pub for a night of good food, cold drinks, games, and live music.

Free admission, drinks purchased on-site.

$0.00
Stonefield, Saturday Oct 23, 3 - 8 pm

Safe & Spooky Halloween at Stonefield

Trick-or-Treat through the shops and factories of the “haunted” Stonefield Village during this special family-friendly Halloween event for all ages.

Tickets can be purchased on-site upon arrival for the event.

$5.00

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