Kenilworth announces upcoming Holiday Events

(above) Many families visited the Nitschke House during last year’s holiday celebration. Details about the Dec. 6 event will be posted on the Kenilworth Historical Society’s Facebook page, website

Holiday events in Kenilworth

Before Enjoying Kenilworth’s Annual Tree Lighting on Sunday, Dec. 6, Please Join the Kenilworth Historical Society at The Oswald J. Nitschke House (49 S. 21 Street) for “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” and Holiday Celebration with “Victorian Santa” and More –  From 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6, visitors will have an opportunity to meet and take photos with a safely “social-distanced” Victorian Santa on the open front porch of the Nitschke House and to visit the site’s outdoor Christkindlmarkt, where the newly created Kenilworth Commemorative Coverlet, handcrafted gift items and holiday treats/baked goods will be available for purchase. 

Those who wish to view the c. 1880 home authentically decorated for the holidays are welcome to do so in very small groups, contingent upon current coronavirus-related restrictions.

Admission to all activities is free. Masks/face coverings are required at all times, and temperatures will be taken upon entering the site.

Visitors are invited to bring letters to Santa and/or to bring, for the Nitschke House Cultural Heritage Tree, an ornament (labeled with their family name) that represents their family’s heritage/culture.