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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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Experience art this weekend

Experience art, do some holiday shopping, meet poets and have a few laughs – all in Racine County this weekend. Come along with Real Racine. Artful evening. The year’s final DRAW (Downtown Racine Art Walk) of 2016 is 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday. You’re invited to the Downtown area’s galleries and shops to meet artists, […]

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No Summer Dog Days here

The “dog days of summer” usually mean long, hot, dull weekends. In Racine County, nothing could be further from the truth! This weekend’s dogs are in a dog show. There is also a two-day music festival, a lakeside run, a new play, star gazing and a car show. Real Racine has some great suggestions for […]

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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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Local Talent Takes the Stage

Local talent — lots of it — takes the stage in Racine County this weekend. You can see two local musical productions, sample some brew and go for a run or bike ride. Real Racine has some great suggestions for you. Fiddler at RTG. Tradition! One of Broadway’s most beloved musicals and winner of nine […]

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The Classics, History and Football

What to do this weekend? How about some living history, a baseball musical, the symphony and Raiders football. It’s all happening in Racine County. Come along with Real Racine. Experience history. History comes alive Saturday and Sunday at the annual Half Point Historical Re-enactment. Stop by the Racine County Fairgrounds, 19805 Durand Ave., Union Grove, […]

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Shopping and Summer Fun

You can shop ’til you drop all over the Burlington area this weekend. You’ll also find the area’s largest lakefront festival, summer music, 15th century sailing ships and a last chance at local live theater productions. Come along with Real Racine. Shop, shop, shop! When it comes to shopping, nobody will be able to beat […]

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‘Footy’ is Here This Weekend

It’s fast-moving fun – Australian Football comes to Racine County this weekend. It’s also time for competitive fishing, a new musical comedy and a walk in the garden. Real Racine has some great summertime ideas. Discover “footy.” It’s faster paced than football, tougher than rugby and fun to watch. The United States Australian Football League […]

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Hit the Beach – for fun!

Get ready! One of the BIGGEST weekends of the summer is upon us. You can hit the beach, take a run and catch an entire weekend of great music. And, that’s the just the beginning. Real Racine has you covered. Starts Friday. In the summer, it’s more than First Friday in Downtown Racine. Third Friday […]

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Smell the Flowers This Weekend

The May flowers are in bloom this weekend. You can see them plus take in a new play, a poetry reading, a beer festival and more. Real Racine has you covered. Enjoy May flowers. See the wildflowers in bloom at a free spring flower and nature walk hosted by the Caledonia Conservancy. Meet at 9 […]

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Live Theater This Weekend

Live theater arrives this weekend in Racine County. It’s your choice of drama or comedy. Come along with Real Racine. At the Theatre Guild. “The Giver,” a drama based on a Newberry award-winning book, opens Friday at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave. This is a thought-provoking story of a young man who lives […]

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