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Urban Sketchers Racine & Kenosha: sketching local landmarks through meet-up events

RACINE/KENOSHA — The global phenomenon of Urban Sketching is taking off in Southeastern Wisconsin. The Racine Art Council has created a unique opportunity for sketchers and artists through the development of the Urban Sketchers Racine & Kenosha group. “The whole premise of it is to sketch on location and show the world one sketch at […]

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‘THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine’ showcased at UW-Parkside until March 30

KENOSHA — On display at the UW-Parkside Library Art Space is a visual art movement created by Racine local, Heidi Wagner. THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine showcases a series of stories of Racine’s vibrant LGBTQ+ community by offering the viewer a glimpse into their passions. THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine is a series […]

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Quilts on Barns Road Adventure set October 8

RACINE COUNTY – Visitors and residents alike are invited to hit the beautiful backroads of Racine County in search of Quilts on Barns on Saturday, Oct. 8. The Quilts on Barns Road Adventure takes motorists on a tour of 28 different, colorful quilt patterns (mounted on 8-by-8 foot square plywood pieces) on barns throughout the […]

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3rd annual Make Your Mark Community Art Festival is June 11

The Make Your Mark Community Art Festival is back for the 3rd year in Uptown Racine. Join with family and friends on June 11 for a chance to participate in a community mural painting as well as a gardening project. The Art for Uptown initiative is working to promote local artists and creatives through a […]

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Gas Prices Soar: 5 Things To Do in Racine County Without Using Gas

Let’s face it, gas prices are higher than we wish they were. $3.94 is the average price of regular gas, in Wisconsin, currently, according to AAA Gas Prices. To be conservative with your mileage, look for alternative ways to have fun. There are numerous things to do in Racine County that don’t require you to […]

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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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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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5 Things Happening This Week

Looking ahead this week, there’s a lot going on. There’s a 5k happening Saturday, which comes with the opportunity to help others. From open mic night at the Racine Arts Council to a Roaring Nights Beach Party at the Racine Zoo to Mary Poppins at the Racine Theatre Guild, if you are bored this week. […]

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You can view, buy chalk art competition works

Entries from the first-ever Great Lakes Chalk Art Competition (GLCAC) are on display through July 16 at the Racine Arts Council’s ArtSpace Gallery, 316 Sixth St. The 15 unique art works were created during the Monument Square Art Festival June 11-12. Real Racine, the county’s destination marketing organization, sponsored the chalk art competition. Kelly Witte […]

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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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This Weekend in Real Racine, May 30-June 1

This weekend, take in one of Wisconsin’s oldest juried art fairs, make a run for charity, enjoy picnics and climb a lighthouse. Real Racine has all this and more for you. Art in focus Downtown. The art scene invades Downtown Racine this Saturday and Sunday. The Monument Square Art Festival will present the works of […]

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