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Wade House

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W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
920-526-3271 https://wadehouse.wisconsinhistory.org/

June 2019

Dairy Days at the Wade House

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 9, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Celebrate National Dairy Month at Wade House with hands-on activities all weekend long that commemorate Wisconsin's important Dairy History. Hands-on activities will include hand cranking an ice cream maker, plunging a dash up and down to churn butter and more!  The Wade House kitchen will be busy as staff and guests alike take turns working dashes and cranks until their arms get weary. Guests will be rewarded for their hard work with a sample of the dairy products that they…

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Dairy Days at the Wade House

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 9, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Celebrate National Dairy Month at Wade House with hands-on activities all weekend long that commemorate Wisconsin's important Dairy History. Hands-on activities will include hand cranking an ice cream maker, plunging a dash up and down to churn butter and more!  The Wade House kitchen will be busy as staff and guests alike take turns working dashes and cranks until their arms get weary. Guests will be rewarded for their hard work with a sample of the dairy products that they…

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July 2019

Ginger Beer Making at Wade House

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 14, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Fans of homebrewing will enjoy a weekend learning the art of brewing ginger beer, as practiced in the 1860’s! Visitors will get a taste of the cool and pleasant summer beverage while learning the process of brewing.  The ginger beer brewing process uses an original Victorian ginger beer recipe which will be available for guests to take home to practice brewing their own batch. Ginger beer is a soft drink that originated in Yorkshire, England, in the mid-18th century and was…

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Ginger Beer Making at Wade House

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 14, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Fans of homebrewing will enjoy a weekend learning the art of brewing ginger beer, as practiced in the 1860’s! Visitors will get a taste of the cool and pleasant summer beverage while learning the process of brewing.  The ginger beer brewing process uses an original Victorian ginger beer recipe which will be available for guests to take home to practice brewing their own batch. Ginger beer is a soft drink that originated in Yorkshire, England, in the mid-18th century and was…

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August 2019

Jams & Jellies at Wade House

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 11, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Visitors will get to experience the canning process by watching and listening to staff as they follow recipes dating back to 1858. Early to mid-August is exactly the time of year that the Wade House household staff would have been busy preserving fruits that were ripening. Staff will use raspberries picked on the Wade House grounds to make the jam and jelly and then will seal canning jars with brandy-soaked paper rounds and five layers of tissue paper.  Interpreters will…

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Jams & Jellies at Wade House

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 11, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Visitors will get to experience the canning process by watching and listening to staff as they follow recipes dating back to 1858. Early to mid-August is exactly the time of year that the Wade House household staff would have been busy preserving fruits that were ripening. Staff will use raspberries picked on the Wade House grounds to make the jam and jelly and then will seal canning jars with brandy-soaked paper rounds and five layers of tissue paper.  Interpreters will…

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Wade House Carriage Driving Days

August 16 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Come see horses of every size, shape, and color hitched to elegant carts and carriages as they compete for division championships at the Wade House Carriage Driving Days. Spectators will be able to take a horse-drawn wagon ride from the Wade House Visitor Center and Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum, over to the competition ring where they will enjoy watching many different breeds of horses hitched to all types of carriages; antiques, reproductions and modern vehicles will be shown. Visitors can sit…

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Wade House Carriage Driving Days

August 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Come see horses of every size, shape, and color hitched to elegant carts and carriages as they compete for division championships at the Wade House Carriage Driving Days. Spectators will be able to take a horse-drawn wagon ride from the Wade House Visitor Center and Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum, over to the competition ring where they will enjoy watching many different breeds of horses hitched to all types of carriages; antiques, reproductions and modern vehicles will be shown. Visitors can sit…

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59th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Join over 75 of Wisconsin’s best artisans and craftspeople as they display and sell their wares at the 59th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair at Wade House. The Wade House Annual Arts and Crafts fair is one of the oldest fairs in eastern Wisconsin. There’s something for everyone at this event; from arts and crafts to stagecoach rides and a wide array of culinary delights. The exhibitors employ a variety of mediums including creative metal art, painting, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media,…

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September 2019

Breakfast at the Inn

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Enjoy a delicious wood stove and hearth-cooked meal, prepared with your own hands, in the Wade House stagecoach hotel. Getting to make and eat your own breakfast the way Americans did in the late 1800's provides a unique perspective on the history of Wisconsin and also a delicious meal! Follow authentic recipes from 19th-century cookbooks as you chop, stir, season, and prepare the morning meal.  Once breakfast is ready, participants gather family-style in the lovely Wade House dining room for…

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29th Annual Civil War Weekend

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Experience the largest Civil War re-enactment in Wisconsin during two action-filled days at the 29th Annual Wade House Civil War Weekend. Guests will have a hands-on look at 19th-century battles, military drills, medical care situations, period music, food, demonstrations, educational presentations and more. In a scene reminiscent of what took place during the Civil War, cavalry, artillery and infantry representing both sides of the conflict will conduct demonstrations at 11 AM each day, followed by a full-scale battle at 2…

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29th Annual Civil War Weekend

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Experience the largest Civil War re-enactment in Wisconsin during two action-filled days at the 29th Annual Wade House Civil War Weekend. Guests will have a hands-on look at 19th-century battles, military drills, medical care situations, period music, food, demonstrations, educational presentations and more. In a scene reminiscent of what took place during the Civil War, cavalry, artillery and infantry representing both sides of the conflict will conduct demonstrations at 11 AM each day, followed by a full-scale battle at 2…

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29th Annual Civil War Weekend

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Experience the largest Civil War re-enactment in Wisconsin during two action-filled days at the 29th Annual Wade House Civil War Weekend. Guests will have a hands-on look at 19th-century battles, military drills, medical care situations, period music, food, demonstrations, educational presentations and more. In a scene reminiscent of what took place during the Civil War, cavalry, artillery and infantry representing both sides of the conflict will conduct demonstrations at 11 AM each day, followed by a full-scale battle at 2…

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October 2019

Breakfast at the Inn

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Enjoy a delicious wood stove and hearth-cooked meal, prepared with your own hands, in the Wade House stagecoach hotel. Getting to make and eat your own breakfast the way Americans did in the late 1800's provides a unique perspective on the history of Wisconsin and also a delicious meal! Follow authentic recipes from 19th-century cookbooks as you chop, stir, season, and prepare the morning meal.  Once breakfast is ready, participants gather family-style in the lovely Wade House dining room for…

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Autumn Celebration

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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This October, explore 19th-century traditions at the Wade House Autumn Celebration.  Wisconsin has a lot of unique traditions to explore, especially around the end of the harvest season and the Autumn Celebration is a way for guests to learn about these first-hand as they participate in fun activities throughout the weekend. Visitors will get to carve a North American jack-o-lantern (using pumpkins) or a traditional Irish jack-o-lantern using turnips, dip their own candles, experience the dying of sheep wool using dye…

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Autumn Celebration

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2019

Wade House, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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This October, explore 19th-century traditions at the Wade House Autumn Celebration.  Wisconsin has a lot of unique traditions to explore, especially around the end of the harvest season and the Autumn Celebration is a way for guests to learn about these first-hand as they participate in fun activities throughout the weekend. Visitors will get to carve a North American jack-o-lantern (using pumpkins) or a traditional Irish jack-o-lantern using turnips, dip their own candles, experience the dying of sheep wool using dye…

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