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Why stay at home? This November weekend includes juggling, comedy, fund-raisers and a new shopping experience. All this and more from Real Racine.

Hand is quicker than the eye. He’s fast and he’s funny! Racine Children’s Theatre presents eight performances with Jason the Jesting Juggler this weekend at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave. Jason Huneke has performed all over the world, including an appearance on “America’s Got Talent.” All seats are just $6 for this great show for the whole family. Shows are at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday and at 12, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For tickets, call 262-633-4218 or visit

Spell it out. Think you can spell? Check out the Racine Literacy Council’s 20th Annual Adult Spelling Bee this Thursday evening at Roma Lodge, 7130 Spring St., Mount Pleasant. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the teams will start spelling at 6 p.m. The audience can get into the act with a spelling challenge. There is also a silent auction and a raffle. The $20 admission includes dinner and music by Night Wing. The event benefits the Literacy Council’s adult learning programs. For reservations, call 262-632-9495.

Gala for CAS. There’s dinner, auctions and shopping for the Choral Arts Society of Southeastern Wisconsin Friday night at the Racine Marriott Hotel, 7111 Washington Ave., Mount Pleasant. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. with dinner followed live and silent auctions, holiday gift shopping and music. Tickets are $35. Call 262-634-3250 or visit

Have a laugh. The Comedy Tonight Series continues Saturday at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave. Writer, comic and producer Pat Hazell, who Showtime called one of the five funniest people in America, takes the stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors and $12 for students. Call 262-633-4218 or visit

New place for veggies. The new Great Lakes Winter Farmer’s Market debuts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Milaeger’s expo greenhouse, 4838 Douglas Ave., Caledonia. The new market will include hundreds of products, including fresh seasonal produce, artists, furniture, gifts and more. The market will be open every Sunday through the winter except Nov. 30, Dec. 28 and Jan. 4. Visit or their Facebook page:

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