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Hands-On History Workshops:

Baking and Cooking

Select Thursdays | 10AM – 2 PM

Get ready to knead, roll, bake and cook in this historic introduction to 1800s cooking. Step up to the 1880s stove in the Crossroads Village Four Mile House kitchen and tend the fire as you prepare meals eaten by previous generations of Wisconsin settlers!




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Annual Events

An image of a man, with a white beard, wearing a white collared shirt with a green vest and wearing a red hat, dressed up as Santa looking at something with a young boy.

Home for the Holidays

Weekends in December

Stroll through the charming 19th century Crossroads Village, where historic shops and cozy homes are decked in festive greenery and bustling with holiday cheer. Step inside and experience the past brought to life as you explore the rich mosaic of traditions that immigrants brought to Wisconsin.

Three people, in costumes, standing in coffins outside during the night, with a person dressed in all black beside them

Halloween Legends & Lore

Weekends in October

Eerie tales lurk in the dark as legends and lore come to life in the woods. Explore after nightfall for a spirited, one-of-a-kind adventure that includes storytelling, games, performances and spooky fun. It’s an evening packed with chills, thrills and things that go bump in the night. 

Independence Day Weekend

Weekend around July 4

Celebrate the stars and stripes at Old World Wisconsin during a weekend jam-packed with food, games, music, performances and other patriotic festivities! Suit up in your best red, white and blue gear and head to the Crossroads Village to celebrate Independence Day in style

Such a fun and enjoyable evening

Visited Old World Wisconsin for their Legends and Lore Fall Event – such a fun and enjoyable evening. Very well staffed, clear trails and maps, a great event for all ages, may be a little spooky for very young kiddos.

Olivia Radke


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