Arts & Entertainment
Schauer Arts & Activities Center – This comprehensive arts and theatre complex houses a 571-seat theatre, an art gallery, and the Community School of the Arts. The theatre hosts a variety of musical and dramatic performances throughout the year. For a complete schedule of events, link to their website above.
Wisconsin Automotive Museum — Wisconsin’s largest Automotive Museum featuring Hartford Wisconsin built Kissel cars and Wisconsin built Nash cars is located in the very same building as the Schauer Center. More than 100 in total of all types and years. Also a 250 ton operating Stem Locomotive and huge Lionel train layout.
Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary — Over 400 acres of peace and beauty! A landmark of Wisconsin and listed on the National Register of Historic Locations. Pilgrims walk the half mile outdoor Way of the Cross with 14 groups of life-size sculptures representing the Passion of Jesus. Others pray at the Lourdes Grotto. Thousands of visitors climb the 178 steps to the top of the observation tower inside one of the Church spires for an unparalleled glimpse of the dramatic rural surroundings. There is a full weekend Mass schedule and daily religious services. Special seasonal events occur throughout the year, including a live Nativity, uplifting religious concerts, and the annual Holy Hill Arts & Crafts Fair. Gift Store is open daily and The Old Monastery Inn Cafeteria provides tasty meals and simple snacks. Enjoy the Sunday brunch throughout the year.
Chandelier Ballroom — Built in the 1920’s, this architectural masterpiece is the largest freestanding facility of its kind in the state of Wisconsin and has been painstakingly renovated to restore its original grandeur. The Chandelier Ballroom continues to delight thousands, offering the most elegant surroundings for receptions, conventions and private parties. Throughout the year the grand ballroom hosts numerous events from big band swing to rock ‘n roll to classical to polka.
Museum of Wisconsin Art — Located in neighboring West Bend, the Museum of Wisconsin Art is home to a premier collection of Wisconsin art throughout the ages.
West Bend Company Regal Ware Museum — Capturing 100 years of aluminum products the West Bend Company Regal Ware Museum perpetuates the legacy of two Washington County pioneers producing gadgets and appliances that found in almost every kitchen today.