Top Things to Do in Cedarburg, WI : Ozaukee Trail & Wine Tasting

Annual Ozaukee County Art Show

69 years and still counting! In Cedarburg, where the visual arts are known to play such an important role, the Annual Ozaukee County Art Show is about to celebrate its 69th year. The show, which has been delighting residents and visitors since 1947, opens on March 13 at the Cedarburg Cultural Center, across the street…

January’s Featured Cedarburg Artist :: Barbara McHugh

Scanography is fine art photographer Barbara Jean McHugh’s latest passion … that’s the process where objects are placed on a scanner to create images that offer incredible detail and a surrealistic feel. Take a look around the foyer of the Washington House Inn where McHugh is this month’s featured artist, and you will be transported…

Exciting New Exhibit at Cedarburg Quilt Museum

Looking for something fun to do on a snowy afternoon in Cedarburg? Here at the Washington House Inn, we are always happy to steer guests a few blocks east toward the amazing Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts on Portland Road. To welcome in the new year, the museum has a brand new exhibit…

Sandra McCutcheon Pape :: A Leader in Cedarburg Arts Community

As we approach the holiday season, visitors staying at the Washington House Inn will see that much of the art decorating the foyer during December depicts whimsical angels of all shapes and sizes. Sandra McCutcheon Pape –  the Wisconsin-born artist whose work this is- graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison with a degree…

Cedarburg Artists’ Guild’s Holiday Art Show 2015

Residents and visitors who come to Cedarburg on a regular basis always look forward to the Holiday Art Show & Sale held during the first weekend in December. Organized by members of the Cedarburg Artists’ Guild, and held in the Cedarburg Community Center, just north of the inn, this annual event showcases the exceptional work…

Tom Kubala :: Cedarburg Featured Artist in November

The paintings of Tom Kubala, a local architect, are on display through the month of November in the foyer of the Washington House Inn. Not only does the artist live here in Cedarburg, but his company, Kubala Washatko Architects, is located here, too, housed in what used to be an abandoned power plant on the banks…

Festive Fridays at Cedar Creek Settlement :: Holidays in Cedarburg

As the holiday season draws near, one of the most highly anticipated events in the Cedarburg area is surely Five Festive Friday Eves at Cedar Creek Settlement on the corner of Bridge Road and Washington Avenue, just a few blocks north of the Inn. Settlement merchants are already busy at work decorating the restored 1864 woolen mill…

Gothic History Tours :: Old Cedarburg Activities

One of the first questions guests returning to Cedarburg during the month of October often ask us here at the Inn is: “When are the Gothic History Tours taking place?” For those perhaps not in the know, over the past couple of decades the Cedarburg Cultural Center (CCC) has earned a reputation for sharing the dark…