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Business Spotlight: Java Dreams

CALEDONIA — Melissa Rice, a full-time accountant by day, fueled her dream of owning a coffee shop that prides itself on delivering more than just a cup of coffee. She provides a place of connection and community. Racine County is now home to Java Dreams, a quaint-but-modern coffee shop, cafe, small bakery, and spot to […]

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5 upcoming events happening end of September in Southeastern Wisconsin

Looking for something to do this week in Southeastern Wisconsin? There’s something fun for everyone to do. September may be coming to an end, but the activities aren’t stopping. The Racine County Eye’s calendar page offers a variety of events and activities. Visit the calendar for details about what’s happening locally. Otherwise, check out these […]

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UW-Extension offers twist on a pantry staple: Garlic Ginger Ramen with Beef

Ramen noodles are a quick and easy way to fix yourself a meal. However, this easy lunch or dinner can get boring time after time. This week, UW-Extension has taken a twist on the pantry staple and provided a way to make ramen noodles nutritious, filling and delicious. “Ramen noodles are pretty ubiquitous at pantries […]

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Party on the Pavement: Racine parties like it’s 2022

RACINE – As a relative newcomer to Racine was heard to comment at Party on the Pavement Saturday afternoon, “Gee, Racine doesn’t need an excuse to party!” Downtown Racine’s 19th Party on the Pavement was living proof of that. For roughly seven hours on Saturday, the city’s Downtown area became a movable feast of sights […]

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‘Day in the Country’ festival in Rochester continues community traditions on Sept. 17

RACINE COUNTY — The Village of Rochester will continue with its 26-year-old tradition on Sept. 17. The Day in the Country fall festival opens up Historic Downtown Rochester for a full day of fun. On the docket for the day is an arts & crafts fair, car show, produce sales, petting zoo, live music, wagon […]

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Party on the Pavement features local cuisine, music & shopping on Sept. 17

RACINE — Party along the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of Downtown Racine on Sept. 17. Racine’s very own street festival, Party on the Pavement is happening from noon until 7 p.m. The festival will take place, once again, in downtown Racine on Main Street from State Street to 7th Street. Additionally, activities […]

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UW-Extension’s Roasted Poblano & Shredded Pork Cabbage Rolls in 90 minutes

Canned pork is a staple at many food pantries throughout Racine County. This week, UW-Extension of Racine County shares, Roasted Poblano and Shredded Pork Cabbage Rolls, a recipe that utilizes canned foods, which are readily available in food pantries. This takes combines canned food with fresh foods like cabbage and roasted peppers to provide a […]

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Apples: Wisconsin Harvest of the Month from UW-Extension

The September crop for the Wisconsin Harvest of the Month is apples! A statewide campaign through UW-Extension, Wisconsin Harvest of the Month encourages children and families to eat more fruits and vegetables. In the school setting, the program showcases one seasonal Wisconsin-grown fruit or vegetable and encourages students to taste, explore, and learn more. As […]

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Festivals, fairs & events: September 2022 edition

September is full of opportunities for excitement and fun. A variety of festivals, fairs and events are happening in Racine County. As the fall season starts, the happenings continue to provide something to do. Whether you’re looking to find something to do on the weekend or a way to spend your weeknight, the Racine County […]

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5 Things to do: Labor Day weekend in Racine County

Labor Day is observed on Sept. 5. The day honors and shows appreciation to the American Labor Movement. Those celebrating this federally recognized holiday often use the weekend to take time off to have parties and events. This time is seen as the unofficial end of summer. In Racine County, there are various events happening […]

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5 big upcoming events: end of August edition

As we wrap up August, have some fun while celebrating the end of the summer. Racine County is going out with a bang this month. Find upcoming events happening on the Racine County Eye’s calendar. Upcoming Events Keep your eyes on the end of August and look forward to attending these 5 upcoming events in […]

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Downtown Racine Corporation Fall Wine Walk dates are Oct. 8, 15

RACINE – There’s a chill just starting to appear in the air and that means Wine Walk is back. The Downtown Racine Corporation will be selling tickets for the 2022 Fall Wine Walk starting Monday, Aug. 29 at 9 a.m. There will be two opportunities to attend: from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. on either […]

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10 U-Pick Apple Orchards to Visit in Southeast Wisconsin

Are you ready for fall? This season wouldn’t be complete without a trip to a local apple orchard. Here are 10 different apple orchards to visit in Southeast Wisconsin. As we segway out of summer and into fall, apple picking is on every Wisconsinite’s horizon. In September, the air starts to crispen. The leaves begin […]