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 […]

Racine Remembers: Racine Lights

  The following information on these storied structures is excerpted from Belles City Beacons: Lighthouse of Racine County by George W. Schemel, Jr. This highly informative booklet details the histories of lighthouses, keepers and changes over time. Pier Head Lighthouse Racine’s first beacon to sailors was built in 1839 to guide ships into the Root […]

Strike up the bands!

Summertime and outdoor band concerts just go together! This weekend in Racine County, you can take in two of these free concerts as well as a food event, a lighthouse climb and pre-July 4 fun. Real Racine has lots of great ideas. Two community bands. Bring a lawn chair, pack a snack and get ready […]

Photos and more – Open House Racine County 2017

Open House Racine County, held Saturday (May 6) was a busy day of countywide exploration. This year’s event featured 65 locations (up from 43 last year) – all free and open to the public. Although attendance figures are still being compiled, popular sites included the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, Christmas House Bed & Breakfast and […]

Marching into the weekend

Drum and bugle corps, ethnic festivals and a bit of outdoors art can be found in Racine County this weekend. Come along with Real Racine! Marching along. Racine’s famous Kilties host a popular local tradition on Saturday night. The Kiltie Klassic Invitational features the field shows of five drum and bugle corps at 7 p.m. […]

Wright legacy lives on this weekend

The month of June opens wide with a Downtown party, an architecture tour, live music and a great lake view. Come along this weekend with Real Racine. The Wright stuff. Architecture enthusiasts from around the country are expected in the Racine area for Wright and Like 2016 presented by the Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin (FLWW) […]

Wind Point Lighthouse Tower Climb Set

If you have ever wanted to see the inside of the Wind Point Lighthouse, the 2016 lighthouse tower climb season kicks off June 5. The tour features the history and stories about the lighthouse, and a 144-stair climb to the top to see the view of Lake Michigan The tours are scheduled every half hour […]

Labor Day Weekend Fun Ahead

Labor Day Weekend may be the traditional end of summer, but it’s certainly not the end of family fun in Racine County. An all-day music event, special zoo activities, a Downtown party and a lighthouse view are all on the way. Real Racine has you covered. Country music and more. A big Labor Day Party […]

Thrills and the Fair

This weekend brings some of the best summer has to offer! Start with exciting BMX bike and skateboard competitions, take in one of the state’s favorite county fairs and sample one or more ethnic festivals. It’s all happening in Real Racine. Thrills at the beach. It’s time again for BMX bike and skateboard action at […]

Free music is here

Music – free music! This week brings loads of free, live music all over Racine County. From Waterford’s Village Hall Park to Monument Square in Downtown Racine, the first weekend of June is a great time to kick back and enjoy some summer tunes right here in Real Racine. Rollin’ on the river. Start your […]

Unique art, last chances

This first weekend of October brings unusual art, relaxation and the season’s last chances for stargazing and terrific Lake Michigan views. Check out what Real Racine has in store for you. Chainsaws and artists. Come see the amazing artists at the 2nd Annual River Bend Nature Center Chainsaw Carving and Art Fair Saturday and Sunday. […]