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The historic Durkee Mansion will not be open up to the community for the holidays,



The historic Durkee Mansion will not be open up to the community for the holidays, but the Kemper Middle will provide private excursions for people by appointment only on weekdays beginning Nov. 30 through Jan. 6.




KENOSHA — The 2020 Gallery of Trees and Opening Night Gala at the Kemper Middle, 6603 3rd Ave., has been canceled to guarantee the health and basic safety of the community, volunteers and Kemper Center staff.

“We increase our sincere appreciation to our generous sponsors who have long gone previously mentioned and over and above to guidance us through this tricky time, as perfectly as our inventive decorators and volunteers who give freely of their time to assure a gorgeous function,” reported Ed Kubicki, Kemper Heart govt director. “Our precedence continues to be the security of our guests, employees, and supporters, and as these we are next the suggestions of our area and countrywide well being gurus.”

The Xmas at Kemper Gallery of Trees Opening Night Gala was scheduled for Nov. 28 and the Gallery of Trees was to keep on through Dec. 6.

Durkee Mansion

In addition, the historic Durkee Mansion will not be open to the public for the holidays, but the Kemper Center will give personal excursions for people by appointment only on weekdays as a result of Jan. 6.

This year’s Durkee Mansion theme is “Magical Lantern Glow” in honor of the 150th 12 months of Kemper Corridor, when alumnae carried lanterns in procession. Each and every calendar year, the Durkee Mansion is embellished by dedicated volunteers in a different theme incorporating period of time precise vacation décor from the 1860s. Decorations are both handmade or antique.