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Racine HarborMarket announces vendors for July 28

The Racine HarborMarket is happening today, July 28, from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Monument Square in Downtown Racine. Racine HarborMarket is a collaboration between Kenosha’s Original HarborMarket and the Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC). The Kenosha organization has managed the Kenosha HarborMarket for the past 30 years and launched the first Racine HarborMarket on June 30. The event […]

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Inaugural Racine HarborMarket a foodie paradise and more

The inaugural Racine HarborMarket on Thursday evening was truly a foodie paradise! Folks from all over crammed into Downtown Racine’s Monument Square to shop for fresh baked goods, produce, artisan cheeses, honey, hand-made soaps, flowers, plants and more. The first-ever Racine HarborMarket ran from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Monument Square. – There were […]

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4th Fest of Greater Racine: 86th annual parade

Racine has a long-standing history of larger-than-life festivities and celebrations. 4th Fest of Greater Racine will be celebrating July 4th with the 86th annual parade in Downtown Racine. On Independence Day, gather along the streets and get ready for a fun time as you watch the festive floats, marching troupes and more make their way […]

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Friends, family of Da’Shontay King march in Downtown Racine: ‘We just want the truth’

RACINE — At 11:30 a.m. on a warm Thursday afternoon, upwards of 200 people attended a rally and march in Downtown Racine demanding justice for Da’Shontay King, a 37-year-old Black man killed by a Racine police officer on May 20. The throng of people chanted to release the cop’s body camera footage as a plea […]

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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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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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Hotel Verdant: Officials, leaders get early look

RACINE –  Racine public officials and business leaders were invited to don hardhats on Wednesday afternoon for an early look at the transformation of the former Zahn’s building, 500 Monument Square, into Hotel Verdant. Milwaukee developer, Dominion Properties, is reconstructing the four-story, 1920s-era department store building into an 80-room boutique hotel. First launched in 2019, […]

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Racine Area Veterans Incorporation Hosts Racine Veterans Support Expo on May 28

The Racine Area Veterans Incorporation (RAVI) will be hosting the first Racine Veterans Support Expo on May 28. This free event will take place on Memorial Day weekend as a way to support Veterans, their families, and support systems at Memorial Hall, 72 7th St. in Downtown Racine. Racine Veterans Support Expo The expo will […]

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2nd Annual Seltzer Beer Stroll is June 18

DOWNTOWN RACINE – The second annual Seltzer Beer Stroll is coming to Downtown Racine on June 18 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Hosted by the Downtown Racine Corporation, the Seltzer Beer Stroll has been created to allow patrons to “stroll the sidewalks of beautiful Downtown Racine and sample all the newest seltzer beer flavors […]

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March Forth to Earth Day: The Impact of the Pipeline on Mother Earth; Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The March Forth to Earth Day project, an Environmental Conservation Organization, started on March 4th, 2022. Rallies in various cities across Wisconsin kicked off a movement for the Earth and our future. Wisconsin activists and environmentalists have participated in eight consecutive weeks of activism focused on climate change. The project will conclude on Earth Day, […]

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13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition on Display at Racine Art Museum

The 13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition is currently on display at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) located in Downtown Racine at 441 Main St. The collection returns after years of popular attraction and showcases unique art inspired by Peeps®. 207 artists from across the country participated in this year’s show and have created 162 […]