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3rd annual Juneteenth Celebration held at Echo Lake Park on Father’s Day

The Burlington Coalition for Dismantling Racism (BCDR) is hosting its third annual Juneteenth Celebration at Echo Lake Park in Burlington this Sunday, June 19. The festivities will kick off at 11 a.m. and go until 4 p.m. Since it’s on Father’s Day, all fathers who attend will also be honored. Juneteenth is the celebration of […]

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2022 Father’s Day weekend: 5 fun things to do in Racine County

Father’s Day weekend is a time to celebrate all the rad dads out there. It’s a time to do something memorable with a father figure in your life, who has played an essential role in helping to raise you. This weekend you can celebrate your birth father, your foster care parent, someone who chose to […]

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3rd annual Make Your Mark Community Art Festival is June 11

The Make Your Mark Community Art Festival is back for the 3rd year in Uptown Racine. Join with family and friends on June 11 for a chance to participate in a community mural painting as well as a gardening project. The Art for Uptown initiative is working to promote local artists and creatives through a […]

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Free live music returns to Monument Square on Fridays and Saturdays

The Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) will host Music on the Monument and Saturday Sounds on the Square this summer. The event is back on Monument Square and offers free live music, from a variety of genres, every Friday and Saturday all summer long. From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. from June 17 to August 27 […]

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Summit Players Theatre performing Much Ado About Nothing at Wisconsin State Parks

The Wisconsin-based traveling theatre company, Summit Players Theatre, is returning to live, outdoor performance. This summer they will be performing Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing from June 10 to August 20 in 23 different Wisconsin State Parks. Summit Players Theatre’s 2022 season is supported by grants from the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Wisconsin Humanities […]

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You’re invited to rock along with Downtown Racine’s Public Art Project

RACINE – Rocking chairs – 26 of them, to be exact – are Downtown Racine’s Public Art Project for 2022. The sturdy, wooden, Amish-built chairs, each decorated by local artists, can be found outside businesses throughout the Downtown area. This marks the 21st consecutive year for the public art project presented by the Downtown Racine […]

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Gateway’s WGTD FM wins big at Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards Gala 

MIDDLETON — On May 7, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) held its first in-person Awards Gala after two years of virtual events. WGTD FM, owned by Gateway Technical College, won eight awards in seven categories at the gala. The awards ceremony took place at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton. Over 340 people attended, according […]

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June 2022 festivals, fairs, events in Racine County

Summer festivals, fairs and events are in full swing come June. In Southeastern Wisconsin, community organizations, churches, and businesses have come together to offer an assortment of fun. Racine County is your one-stop for all kinds of festivals, fairs, and events. Whether you are looking for something fun to do with the family or want […]

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‘Mamma Mia! Here we go again…’ finally!: Racine Theatre Guild opens beloved ABBA musical

On Friday, the Racine Theatre Guild (RTG) opened “Mamma Mia!,” their season closer and biggest production since COVID brought the world — and the Guild — to a halt. With direction by Doug Instenes, music direction by Greg Berg and choreography by Mary Leigh Sturino, this show is a delightful bohemian adventure with ABBA as […]

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Season openers at Kenosha’s outdoor farmers markets a grand success

The outdoor farmers market season officially opened last weekend with terrific weather and even more fantastic crowds. Both the Kenosha Public Market and Kenosha HarborMarket officially kicked off their outdoor seasons on Saturday, May 14 in the heart of Downtown Kenosha. Droves of people shopped among local vendors for everyday necessities like fruits and vegetables […]

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BONK! To Feature Aricka Foreman, Jacqueline Nicole Harris, and Kristin LaTour on May 21

This March’s BONK! event will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Central time). The event will be held on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated and hosted by Esteban Colon, BONK! will feature spoken word artists Aricka Foreman, Jacqueline Nicole Harris, and […]

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10 Events in Racine County you won’t want to miss in May

It’s that time of the year for festivals, fairs, and fun events. Bring on good food, tasty drinks, and time with family and friends. Racine County has several fun events happening this May as a way to kick off the summer season. Here are 10 of them. 1. Burlington Jamboree Racine County has The Burlington […]