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Motorcycles rumbling this weekend

Racine County welcomes Harley-Davidson 115th anniversary visitors with music, traveling motorcycle parties and more! This Labor Day weekend also includes festivals, water skiing and scenic views. Celebrate with Real Racine. Motorcycles everywhere. Those big, beautiful motorcycles are arriving and two Racine area spots are ready! Porcaro Indian Motorcycle of Racine and The Nash, 522 Sixth […]

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Big fish – big contest this weekend!

A big lake filled with big fish means just one thing — a big fishing tournament. Salmon-A-Rama, one of Lake Michigan’s largest fishing tournaments, opens its nine-day run on Saturday morning. This mid-July weekend also brings German hospitality, marching bands, festivals and family fun. Come along with Real Racine! Go fishin’. The boats and fishing […]

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Great weekend for music

It’s a great weekend ahead for a music reunion, a touch of color, a nighttime celebration and great local food. Real Racine has you covered! Music, family and more. The Family Reunion Music Festival marks its tenth anniversary on Saturday. A musical picnic and fundraiser for the Racine Literacy Council, the festival runs from 2 […]

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Festival time is here!

It’s festival time in Racine County! This weekend, experience German, Greek and Armenian food and culture. You’re also invited to enjoy a farm breakfast and live music. Come along with Real Racine! Gemutlichkeit, everybody! A German term reflecting friendship, warmth and good cheer is on the way for Racine’s German Fest on Saturday and Sunday […]

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Local tourism spending sets record

Visitors to Racine County spent a record $236.7 million in 2017, according to research conducted by the firm Tourism Economics. The report, released for National Travel and Tourism Week, May 6-12, showed a 3.2 percent increase in visitor spending compared with 2016. The county’s previous visitor spending record of $232.3 million was set in 2015. […]

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Fun, new stops added to Open House Racine County

Get ready for fun, new additions to Open House Racine County (OHRC), coming Saturday, May 5. Presented by Real Racine, the county’s destination marketing organization, OHRC is a free exploration of nearly 60 interesting places. Among the new sites for 2018 are the Modine-Benstead Observatory in rural Yorkville, the historic DeKoven Center overlooking Lake Michigan, […]