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W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
(920) 526-3271

June 2019

Dairy Days

June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States

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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Breakfast at the Inn

June 15 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on October 12, 2019 at 8:00 am

Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
$45

Enjoy a delicious hearth-cooked meal, prepared with their 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 is a great way to become immersed in your own history.  Guests will get a unique perspective on the history of Wisconsin and you get a delicious meal! Authentic recipes from late-19th-century cookbooks will be referenced as guests chop, stir, season, roast and prepare their morning meal.  Once…

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Pioneer Summer Camp

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
$175

This Pioneer day camp introduces children, firsthand, to daily life in Wisconsin nearly 150 years ago.  Kids learn the art of blacksmithing, woodworking, candle making, sewing, hearth cooking, and much more as they spend each day exploring the daily activities of Wisconsin's early settlers. This camp is great for children ages 8-13 years old.

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July 2019

Civil War Summer Camp

July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 12 @ 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
$175

The Civil War era comes to life in this engaging day camp designed just for kids! Children explore the worlds of both Civil War soldiers and their families back on the homefront. Camp activities may include marching, setting up camp and cooking over an open fire, taking care of the homestead and writing letters home.

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Ginger Beer Making

July 13 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States

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 introduced…

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Pioneer Summer Camp

July 22 @ 8:00 am - July 26 @ 5:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
$175

This Pioneer day camp introduces children, firsthand, to daily life in Wisconsin nearly 150 years ago.  Kids learn the art of blacksmithing, woodworking, candle making, sewing, hearth cooking, and much more as they spend each day exploring the daily activities of Wisconsin's early settlers. This camp is great for children ages 8-13 years old.

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August 2019

Civil War Summer Camp

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
$175

The Civil War era comes to life in this engaging day camp designed just for kids! Children explore the worlds of both Civil War soldiers and their families back on the home front. Camp activities may include marching, setting up camp and cooking over an open fire, taking care of the homestead and writing letters home.

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Jams & Jellies

August 10 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States

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 - August 18 @ 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States

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 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
$6

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on October 12, 2019 at 8:00 am

Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
$45

Enjoy a delicious hearth-cooked meal, prepared with their 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 is a great way to become immersed in your own history.  Guests will get a unique perspective on the history of Wisconsin and you get a delicious meal! Authentic recipes from late-19th-century cookbooks will be referenced as guests chop, stir, season, roast and prepare their morning meal.  Once…

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29th Annual Civil War Weekend

September 27 @ 8:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States

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 PM.…

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October 2019

Breakfast at the Inn

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on October 12, 2019 at 8:00 am

Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
$45

Enjoy a delicious hearth-cooked meal, prepared with their 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 is a great way to become immersed in your own history.  Guests will get a unique perspective on the history of Wisconsin and you get a delicious meal! Authentic recipes from late-19th-century cookbooks will be referenced as guests chop, stir, season, roast and prepare their morning meal.  Once…

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Autumn Celebration

October 19 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 4:00 pm
Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States

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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November 2019

Hearthside Dinner at Wade House

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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$55

Enjoy a delicious hearth-cooked meal, prepared with your own hands, in the historic Wade House stagecoach hotel. At this event, guests prepare 19th-century dishes on a wood-burning stove and over an open-hearth fire just as Mrs. Wade did more than 150 years ago. This event culminates in a wonderful sit-down meal in the lovely Wade House dining room. Private Hearthside Dinners for groups of 10 to 20 may also be arranged. For more information and reservations call (920) 526-3271. Advanced…

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Hearthside Dinner at Wade House

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

Wade House, W7965 Highway 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
+ Google Map
$55

Enjoy a delicious hearth-cooked meal, prepared with your own hands, in the historic Wade House stagecoach hotel. At this event, guests prepare 19th-century dishes on a wood-burning stove and over an open-hearth fire just as Mrs. Wade did more than 150 years ago. This event culminates in a wonderful sit-down meal in the lovely Wade House dining room. Private Hearthside Dinners for groups of 10 to 20 may also be arranged. For more information and reservations call (920) 526-3271. Advanced…

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