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State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

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Special parade this weekend

Holiday season is parade season in Racine County. Catch a parade, enjoy some music, do some shopping and take in an outdoor light display. Real Racine has lots of great ideas for you and your family! Love a parade. The 20th Annual Waterford Winter Wonderland Parade is going to be something special! The march, starting […]

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More to do in a New Year

Welcome to the New Year! This weekend features a holiday-themed opera, a concert, a pageant and local art. Real Racine has some great suggestions for 2017. A holiday story. The entire family will enjoy the Choral Arts Society’s presentation of “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at First […]

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There’s Christmas in the air

Christmas is in the air all over Racine County this weekend. Have some family fun with Santa, shopping, parades and music. Real Racine has these great ideas for you. Fun in the Grove. The Village of Union Grove welcomes everyone to Christmas Comes to Union Grove this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Santa arrives at Village […]

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Flying pumpkins this weekend

Pumpkins will be flying in Union Grove this weekend. If that’s not enough, you can catch a pair of new stage productions, attend a huge craft event or enjoy a classical music performance. Come along with Real Racine. Watch out for soaring squash. Come and watch the pumpkins fly at the Great Pumpkin Chuckin Festival […]

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A Pancake Tradition This Weekend

This weekend — take in a local tradition, shop for art, swing to jazz and paddle your canoe. It’s looking like a great spring evening for First Friday, too! Come along with Real Racine. Flipping those flapjacks. A 60-year tradition continues Saturday at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St. Kiwanis Pancake Day will be serving up […]

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A weekend for art and artists

It’s a weekend for artists, wildlife trivia and lots of live music. This weekend also brings poetry and a 400th anniversary. Real Racine has some terrific suggestions.   Art up close. It only comes around once a year and it’s fascinating! Get Behind the Arts Studio Tour 2016 provides a rare, up close, behind-the-scenes at […]

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Return to the Jazz Age this weekend

Return to the Jazz Age, enjoy the best in chocolate and listen to beautiful music. It’s all happening in Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has these suggestions for you. Relive the ’20s. Take a little weekend trip back to the Jazz Age at Tribute to Bix Fest this Thursday through Sunday at the Racine […]

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Music for the Kids

There are things to do the kids, things to do for families and things to do for adults in Racine County this weekend. Choose from musical programs, fund-raisers, theater and more. Real Racine has lots of suggestions. Music for the kids. Fairy tales come to life in music at “Tales and Tunes” presented by Southeastern […]

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Chocolate takes center stage

The fun extends from one end of Racine County to the other this weekend. Enjoy live theater, a chocolate dessert competition and yo-yos. Real Racine has lots of great ideas. Did somebody say chocolate? Cakes, cookies, bars, cheesecake – as long as it’s chocolate! The annual Chocolate Extravaganza dessert competition runs from 9 a.m. to […]

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Run, Feast and Lights

This weekend, you’ll be able to run before enjoying that Thanksgiving dinner. There are also holiday light displays and a musical celebration – all in Racine County. Take a run. A little exercise is in order – at two locations – before that Thanksgiving Day (Thursday) meal. The Thanksgiving Day 5k Run/Walk starts at 8 […]