There’s no lack of things to do in Racine County this weekend. You can take in a new comedy play, enjoy a gourmet meal, pick up home improvement tips or seek out craft beer. Real Racine has you covered!
Curtain’s going up. What’s described as “a frenzy of a farce” take the stage Friday through Sunday at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave. “A Comedy of Tenors” brings back many of the wacky characters from the 2016 RTG production, “Lend Me a Tenor.” This latest comedy comes equipped with mistaken identities, a hotel suite, three girlfriends and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. More shows are scheduled for weekends through March 11. To order tickets, call 262-633-4218 or visit www.racinetheatre.org
Germany in Burlington. The third annual Taste of Burlington dinner features a tour of German cuisine starting at 6 p.m. Friday at Veterans Terrance, 589 Milwaukee Ave. This five-course dinner, prepared by local chefs, is paired with regional German wines. Following the meal is beer tasting and music by The Squeezettes. Tickets are $125 per person. A portion of the proceeds go to the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce’s local high school scholarship program. Call 262-763-6044.
Fixing and building. Looking for ideas to fix up your home, yard or garden? Look no further than the 34th Annual Racine Home Expo at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St. Dozen of vendors, seminars, expert advice and giveaways. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3 for adults. Youth ages 17 and younger get in free. Presented by the Journal Times.
Beer’s the thing. The first-ever Downtown Racine Craft Beer Week gets under way Saturday and continues for seven days at 20 Downtown area establishments. Among the 80-plus activities are tap takeovers, beer flights, raffles, guest experts and specials. The week leads up to the Belle City Brew Fest at Festival Hall and the grand opening of the new Racine Brewing Co. on Main Street, both on Saturday, March 3. For full Craft Beer Week details, visit www.racinedowntown.com/event/craft-beer-week
Bowl for a cause. You’re invited to again Strike Out Homelessness starting at 12 noon Sunday from Castle Lanes, 5615 Castle Court. This annual fund raiser benefits the Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization (HALO). Admission is $25 for adults; $15 for youth ages 12 and younger. Includes bowling, snacks and prize opportunities. Register at www.haloinc.org/strikeout
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