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

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…

Lions’ Den Gorge :: Hiking near Lake Michigan

Head north from Cedarburg to Lion’s Den Gorge, a beautiful 73-acre nature preserve located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the Town of Grafton. Purchased by the Ozaukee County Parks Department in 2002, over the years, the preserve has become a popular destination for hikers and picnickers, not forgetting dog owners. Sometimes we suggest…

Art Studio Tour :: Luxury Cedarburg Inn

It goes without saying that guests who stay with us at the Washington House Inn in October are hoping to encounter the vibrant fall colors for which Wisconsin is renowned. And what better way for people to experience autumn at its finest than to take part in the annual Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour on…

First Fridays Music Series :: Cedarburg Cultural Center

The shorter evenings of fall usher in a variety of delights – the leaves on the trees take on vivid autumnal hues of red, orange and gold; the Green Bay Packers rev up Wisconsin fans to new heights of anticipation; and the 2015-2016 First Fridays music series returns to the Cedarburg Cultural Center (CCC), ready…

Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival :: Fall Getaway in Wisconsin

The days are getting shorter and, sometimes, there’s even a nip in the air which can mean only one thing … it’s almost time for Wine & Harvest Festival. Now in its 43rd year, Cedarburg’s popular fall festival combines the best of autumn’s delicious bounty with rocking live music at stages throughout town, and fun…