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

Cedarburg’s Oldest Jewelry Store :: Armbruster Jewelers

Turn left as you leave the Inn, head north on Washington Avenue and it won’t be long before you catch sight of a distinctive sidewalk clock, painted dark green, standing proudly outside a handsome building that houses Cedarburg’s oldest jewelry store. Armbruster Jewelers has been serving this community since 1884 and, unlikely as it may…

Wearable Art Show Weekend :: Cedarburg Fundraiser

As you stroll through Cedarburg during the month of March you may wonder why large pink silken bows adorn the doorways and windows of many of the downtown businesses. This catchy visual is in place to alert the public that one of the premier shows in the Midwest is about to take place in downtown…

Cedar Creek Winery :: Cedarburg Winery Celebrating 25 Years

How fortunate we are to have Cedar Creek Winery in Cedarburg, just a few blocks north of the Inn. And, in March, the winery will celebrate a quarter of a century as part of the Cedarburg community! Cedar Creek Winery has been owned and operated by the Wollersheim family since 1990. Located in the restored…

Eclectic Mansion Home to Cedarburg Art Museum

Over the decades, Cedarburg has earned a reputation as a vibrant, small community that wholeheartedly embraces the creative arts. The city is fortunate enough to possess several splendid venues in the downtown area, and the most recent of these is the Cedarburg Art Museum that opened its doors in 2013. “You can’t miss it,” we…

Retro Rivoli Theater :: Huge Hit with Residents in Cedarburg, WI

When you walk out of Washington House Inn‘s front door and turn right, your eyes are automatically drawn to a striking black-and-white Vitrolite Art Deco façade, complete with a marquee that juts out onto the pavement on the west side of the street … Cedarburg’s beloved Rivoli Theatre. But not everyone knows that in 2005, the…

Winter Festival is Around the Corner :: Cedarburg B&B

Here in Cedarburg, we pride ourselves on being a hardy lot … maybe that’s why Winter Festival is so popular and has been delighting people of all ages for the last 41 years. This year the festival is scheduled for Feb. 21 and 22, and everyone’s invited. Stroll along Washington Avenue on Saturday, with a…

Washington House Inn wins Best Bed and Breakfast in Wisconsin

For the second year in a row, the Washington House Inn has been named Best Bed & Breakfast in Wisconsin by A-List on WISN.com voters. This award is coveted by innkeepers everywhere as the “judges” are people who not only have traveled throughout the state and experienced the amenities and conveniences offered by many local B&Bs,…

Hike, Ski or Snowshoe at Riveredge Nature Center

Visitors to the Inn frequently share with us that they’re here to relax. The quaint shops and restaurants in limestone and cream city brick lining Washington Avenue are a far cry from the hustle and bustle of city living, and wandering from gallery to specialty store to museum, and pausing for a bite to eat or…