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2023 Empty Bowls brings in almost 2K patrons, $13K before dinner shift

RACINE — The hearts of community members were full and bowls of soup were even fuller at the 2023 Empty Bowls fundraiser held at Festival Hall, 5 5th St., on March 6. The community fundraiser aims to fight hunger in the Racine County community by collecting a small admission fee in exchange for endless soup. […]

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Feast at Empty Bowls on March 6, proceeds help fight food insecurities

RACINE – The Empty Bowls Racine community fundraiser continues its efforts to help fight hunger in the Racine County community on March 6 at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St. Since 1997, the annual event has brought in $375,000 in donations. This year’s event will benefit HALO Inc. and the Racine County Food Bank as a […]

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Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center holiday book giveaway continues for its 20th year on Dec. 17

RACINE — Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center will be hosting its 20th annual book giveaway this holiday season. Books come at no charge to those attending the event. On Dec. 17 from 9 to 11 a.m., this local nonprofit will distribute books to children at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street, in Downtown Racine. This event […]

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13th Annual Dan & Rays Rendering Thanks Thanksgiving Feast welcomes all on Nov. 24

The 13th annual Dan & Rays Rendering Thanks Thanksgiving Feast welcomes all community members on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a traditional Thanksgiving meal will be served at Festival Hall, 5 5th St., in Downtown Racine. Mother’s Day Out hosts a thankfulness banner for people to sign. – This community […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

Why did Racine area voters vote the way they did?

RACINE COUNTY, WI — Thousands of people headed to the polls Tuesday night in what appeared to be an unprecedented midterm election turnout that reflected a deep divide politically, culturally and economically. The divide also reflected a deep frustration with both parties, with some telling the Racine County Eye that they used to vote for […]

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Racine County Sports Hall of Fame inducts 20 student-athletes

RACINE — The Racine Heritage Museum hosted the 2022 Racine County Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Oct. 27, 2022, at Festival Hall, 5 5th Street. The 11th annual induction ceremony included the addition of 20 student-athletes to the local Hall of Fame along with several other awards. “The Racine County Sports Hall of […]

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Festival Hall Covid-19 Testing Extended Through February

RACINE – On Wednesday, Dottie-Kay Bowersox, Public Health Administrator for the City of Racine, announced that the Festival Hall COVID-19 testing through the National Guard will be extended through Feb. 10. The operating hours will remain the same. (See below for schedule.) We are grateful that the Wisconsin Department of Health Services has agreed to […]


As Highest Case Rate Hits, COVID-19 Testing Extended Again at Festival Hall

RACINE – Dottie-Kay Bowersox, the Public Health Administrator for the City of Racine, announced on Friday that COVID-19 testing at Festival Hall has been extended through Jan. 27, 2022. The National Guard will continue to test community members for COVID-19 on Mondays and Thursdays from Noon until 6 p.m. In a statement Dottie-Kay Bowersox restated the urgency […]


COVID-19 Testing Resumes November 5th at Festival Hall

City of Racine – City of Racine Public Health Administrator Dottie-Kay Bowersox announced that National Guard COVID-19 testing will resume this Thursday, November 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, the location is changing from the Cesar Chavez Community Center to Festival Hall to accommodate the anticipated long line as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in […]


Racine County COVID-19 Testing Sites List

Many people in Racine County are getting tested for COVID-19 because they are having symptoms or they’re asymptomatic and just want the safety of knowing they don’t have the virus. Whatever your reason may be, we thought we’d make the process easier by listing the testing sites available. Upcoming WI National Guard testing sites Festival […]

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Racine Symphony Orchestra Announces New Family Ticket Options for June 28 Pops Concert

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer special family section ticket packages for our Summer Pops Concert on June 28th, “Our American Family.” General admission and reserved table seats for two adults and up to four children is $25 and $50, respectively. These ticket packages are limited and available only by calling the RSO […]

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