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Art blooms in April

Art is in the April spring air in Racine County. You’re invited to experience art and artists in a variety of ways throughout the month. To most people, PEEPS are a colorful marshmallow candy but at the Racine Art Museum (RAM), 441 Main St., they’re art! RAM’s 8th Annual International PEEPS Art Competition runs April […]

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Weekend brings glitz and glamour

This weekend’s Racine County fun includes glamour and glitz, fishing, live music and art. Check out these ideas from Real Racine. What happens in Vegas. The fast-paced games and glitzy entertainment are back this Saturday at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St., for Vegas Night. This annual fund-raiser for the Racine Founders Rotary Club includes an […]

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Look for fun this week

Looking for things to do AFTER Christmas? Look no further than right here in Racine County! Get out and enjoy some holiday lights, local art, hands-on puzzles and a New Year’s Day tradition. Enjoy your holiday break week with Real Racine. See some art. Don’t miss Art of AdORNAMENTS 2016 through Friday, Dec. 30 at […]

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What’s Happening This Week

  You’ve got a busy week ahead, we get it. So here are five things coming up this week that might need to make it to your schedule. http://racinecountyeye.com/newsdesk/calendar/racine-county-heroin-summit-2016/ http://racinecountyeye.com/newsdesk/calendar/make-a-living-from-your-art-ram-prof-artist-development-series/ http://racinecountyeye.com/newsdesk/calendar/artroot-artsmixer-set-for-thursday/ http://racinecountyeye.com/newsdesk/calendar/true-grit-an-historical-perspective/ http://racinecountyeye.com/newsdesk/calendar/trunk-or-treat/

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Zoo family fun and much more

Family fun at the zoo, a scenic horseback ride, sailing, poetry and summer foods are all on tap in Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has you covered. Zoo + terrific Saturday. Racine County has a terrific zoo and zookeepers. To celebrate, the Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., invites everyone to Zoo-riffic Saturday Zookeeper […]

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Swim, cycle, run, cheer – this weekend!

The busiest weekend of the summer is upon us in Racine County. You cheer on triathletes, watch hot air balloons, see lots of local art and support local theater. Come along with Real Racine. Swim, cycle, run, cheer! You’re invited to make some noise this Sunday when the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon returns to the […]

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A First Friday and more

Spring has sprung in Racine County, despite the temperature. This weekend brings First Friday, an antique appraisal, comedy and a fundraiser. Come along with Real Racine. The first First. We’ve been waiting all winter for First Friday in Downtown Racine. Stop by from 4 to 9 p.m. THIS Friday for shopping, horse-drawn carriage rides, art […]

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Enjoy your Easter Weekend

Easter weekend is here. It includes candy eggs, live music and family events all over Racine County. Real Racine has some great ideas. An egg-sellent time! The Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., promises lions, tigers and candy-filled eggs at its annual Egg-Stravanganza Easter Event on Saturday. Bring the family to the zoo from 9 […]

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A fun St. Pat’s weekend

A Happy St.. Patrick’s Day to all! Regardless of whether you’re Irish, you’ll find a big parade, a place to learn, live theater and lots of laughs. Put on your green and come along with Real Racine. Steppin’ out for St. Paddy. Head to Downtown Racine on Saturday for bands, bagpipers, dancers and even a […]

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A huge music weekend

One of the year’s biggest music nights, Irish entertainment and the Waterford Expo are all on tap in Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has you covered. Great music, great cause. Take more than 50 bands on 15 stages in one evening and what do you get? Thoughts for Food! This annual fundraiser for the […]

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Vegas comes to Racine – and more!

It’s a fine weekend to take in some art, enjoy music or try your luck – all in Racine County. Real Racine has some great ideas for you. What happens in Vegas. The Racine Founders Rotary Club invites you to an evening of Las Vegas-style entertainment at Vegas Night from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday […]

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Catch some weekend fun

Try your luck under the water, catch some laughs or go for a party night. It’s all happening in Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has some suggestions. Beads, party, repeat. Mardi-Crawl, the 14th annual winter party, is Saturday night in Downtown Racine. Just $3 lets you ride the shuttle buses among 13 participating nightspots […]

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Volunteer Opportunities Available In Racine

Check out these volunteer opportunities in the Racine area. The Racine Art Museum and the Wustum Museum have docent volunteer opportunities. New docent training begins Monday, February 29th, 2016. No experience or previous knowledge is needed.  Learn more at: http://www.ramart.org/volunteer; mortwein@ramart.org; (262) 619-.3536. Senior Companion Inc. has volunteer opportunities to visit with older people in […]