The Racine County weekend fun includes celebrating spring, live music, home improvement and cowboys. Check out these ideas from Real Racine.
Jazz inspirations. A pair of top-drawer acts are on tap for this month’s edition of Jean’s Jazz Series. Infusion – a five person group that performs a mix of jazz fusion and contemporary jazz – will be joined by vocalist and pianist Marcya Daneille at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave. The show starts at 7 p.m. Thursday. A limited number of seats are available. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and $5 for students. Call 262-633-4218 or visit www.racinetheatre.org
Celebrating spring. Thursday is the Spring Equinox! You can celebrate with friends at the Eco-Justice Center, 7133 Michna Road, Caledonia. Bring a seasonal appetizer to share and celebrate Spring with meditative music and poetry. Donations are accepted. For more information call 262-681-8527.
A sporting laugh. Be ready for a hilarious evening with ComedySportz. This improvisational competitive event wraps up the Comedy Tonight series at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave. This is one of the most popular performances of the series, so don’t delay. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors and $12 for students. For tickets, call 262-633-4218 or visit www.racinetheatre.org
Some brassy music. A very special concert is on the way from the Racine area’s Belle City Brassworks Brass Band. The Johnny Hemkes Memorial Concert is at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bedford Hall on the UW-Parkside campus, 900 Wood Road. Tickets are available in advance at Schmitt Music or at the door. Adults are $10; seniors and students are $8. Visit www.bellecitybrassworks.com
Home improvements. Thinking about remodeling your home? You’ll find plenty of ideas at the 2014 Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce Home Expo and Chocolate Extravanganza. The day includes a bake-off and a celebrity cupcake decorating competition. You can also take in presentations by a master gardener. It’s all happening on Saturday at Burlington High School, 400 McCanna Parkway. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is only $2 for adults; kids ages 16 and younger get in free. Visit www.burlingtonchamber.org
Saddle up, cowboys! The Racine Children’s Theatre concludes its season with “Cowboy Camp.” This play about individuality and self-esteem will bring out the cowboy and cowgirl in everybody. Performances are at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave., this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. All seats just $6. Call 262-633-4218 or visit www.racinetheatre.org for tickets and show times.