Posted inGovernment, Local news

Governor Says $140 Million In Tourism, Entertainment Aid On The Way

WISCONSIN– More than $140 million in grants will be made available to businesses in Wisconsin’s tourism and entertainment industries that were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday. Among the businesses and organizations eligible for the new grant programs are live event venues, movie theaters, summer camps, minor league sports, and […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

After hourslong public hearing, cabaret license changes sent back to City Council for approval

Ald. Anthony Kennedy, who serves on the Licenses and Permits Committee, speaks at a Kenosha Tavern League meeting last month. Photo by Daniel Thompson/The Uptown Observer. KENOSHA ⏤ After hours of public comment, the Licenses and Permits Committee sent changes to cabaret licenses back to the City Council. The City Council will next consider the […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment, Culture

Racine Theatre Guild’s 82nd Season Announced

RACINE, WI – March 6, 2019 – After much anticipation, the Racine Theatre Guild proudly announced their 2019 – 2020 season on Wednesday, March 6. The community theatre is entering their 82nd season of exciting plays and musicals packed with wonderful music, memorable stories, classic tales, and great fun all year long. Full season subscriptions […]

Posted inCulture, Racine Guide

The Buzz: Harley-Davidson, The Upside, Theatre, and Valentine’s Day

Keep up to date with your favorite businesses, learn about events and special deals at The Buzz, Racine County Eye’s newest twice-weekly column. Business Spotlight The House of Harley-Davidson is getting a facelift to accommodated more offerings. Right now the dealership is only 14,000 sq.ft. and the new building, in a new location, will be […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Salmon-A-Rama is “The Big One”

Salmon-A-Rama, one of Lake Michigan’s biggest annual fishing tournaments, opens at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and runs until 11 a.m. Sunday, July 17. This derby-style contest covers the entire lake and offers competition (and cash prizes) in nine divisions. The tournament headquarters in the ReefPoint Marina parking lot, 2 Christopher Columbus Causeway, is an exciting place […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Magic Variety Show Coming Oct. 1

The Magic Variety Show brings an evening of family fun to the Gifford Elementary School Auditorium, 8332 Northwestern Ave., Franksville, on Thursday, Oct. 1. Show time is at 6:30 p.m. Timothy Tegge, a versatile entertainer, leads this fast-paced show that features illusions, comedy, juggling and clowning. Tegge will make plates spin, handkerchiefs fly and even […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

It’s Party Time!!

Who doesn’t like a party? This Saturday promises a big one — Party on the Pavement in Downtown Racine. This weekend, you’ll also find fascinating art, live theater, yo-yos and a chance to visit history. Real Racine has your weekend covered with these ideas. Come and party! Racine’s largest street festival is here at last. […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Racine County Fair: Entertainment Line-Up Kicks Off Tonight

The Racine County Fair starts Wednesday and runs through Sunday at the Racine County Fairgrounds, 19805 Durand Ave., in Union Grove. Here’s the entertainment line-up: 2014 Grandstand Entertainment Line-Up Badger State Truck and Tractor Pull Wednesday July 23rd at 6:30 PM Uncle Kracker Thursday July 24th at 8:00 PM Midwest Truck and Tractor Pull Friday […]

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