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Sunday, May 24, 2015 (10 events)

Community Garden: Farmers Market (May 21, 2015 at 2:00pm - October 8, 2015 at 6:00pm)

From Calendar: St. Andrew's Lutheran Church     Location: 1015 - 4 Mile Road, Caledonia
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10 am (4 events)

ChocolateFest (10:00 am - 12:00am)

From Calendar: Chocolate Festival Grounds

Location: 680 Maryland Ave. - off Highway 36, Burlington, WI (Chocolate Festival Grounds)


Truly a Chocolate Festival with everything a chocolate fan could dream of!  The Chocolate Experience tent includes a chef cook-off (Friday), chocolate sampling, cooking demonstrations, chocolate eating contest, chocolate sculpture and family games.

ChocolateFest also incudes fireworks (Friday night), live music, carnival rides and entertainment. Full entertainment lineup at:

General admission tickets: $8 adults; $3 children 5 through 12; children 4 and younger, free. Chocolate Experience taster tickets: $8 . Parking: $5.

Festival hours:  Friday, 4-midnight;  Saturday, 10 a.m.-midnight; Sunday, 10 a.m.-midnight; Monday, 12 -7 p.m.

Bees, Blossoms & Babies (10:00 am - 3:00pm)

From Calendar: Apple Holler

Location: 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Yorkville, WI


Spring celebration at Apple Holler Farm and Orchard. See 30,000 apple trees in bloom.  Bonnie the Bee puppet show, hand-led pony rides, baby animals, Orchard Blossom Express train ride, free food tastings and more.  These spring events from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 16, 17, 23, 24 and 25.

Admission $7 per person. Details at

Kindred Collecting - Exploring Artworks of The Prairie School and RAM (10:00 am - 5:00pm)

From Calendar: Racine Art Museum

Location: 441 Main St., Racine


See a one-of-a-kind contemporary art exhibition representing examples from the collections of The Prairie School and the Racine Art Museum (RAM).  The exhibiton presents three-dimensional (sculpture, art jewelry, fibers, furniture) show alongside two-dimensional (paintings, prints, drawings).

"Kindred Collecting" runs from Feb. 15 through June 7.

“A Whole Other World: Sub-Culture Craft” (10:00 am - 5:00pm)

From Calendar: Racine Art Museum

Location: 441 Main St., Racine


"A Whole Other World" explores the intersection of art with cultural subjects that inspire devoted fan followings. This exhibition addreses the science fiction and fantasy-based themes of Doctor Who, Superheros, Star Wars, Steampunk and many others.

The artists represented here emphasize the value of the handmade, combining their skills and imagination with compelling stories and characters inspired by modern science fiction, fantasy, history and invented worlds. "A Whole Other World" runs from May 24 through Sept. 6.  RAM is open Tuesdays through Sundays; closed Mondays and major holidays.

Admission $5 adults; $3 students and seniors.

12 pm (1 event)

2015 Black & White Invitational Show (12:00 pm - 5:00pm)

From Calendar: Spectrum Art Gallery

Location: 610 21st St., Racine, WI


The stark beauty of black and white (and shades of gray) in photography and other art works. On exhibit at the Spectrum Gallery.

Exhibit open Saturdays and Sundays 12 to 5 p.m. Free admission.

2 pm (1 event)

Yo-Yo Contests and more (2:00 pm - 6:00pm)

From Calendar: Spinning Top Museum

Location: 533 Milwaukee Ave.


Fun events at the Spinning Top and Yo-Yo Museum.  Yo-Yo Contest at 2 p.m. $2 entry fee - show off your tricks to win chocolate and prizes.

Kendema and cup-and-ball contests at 2:30 p.m.  Contest fees vary - win chocolate and prizes.

Museum tour and program from 4 to 6 p.m. See more than 2,000 tops, yo-yo, gyroscopes and usual toys. $14 fee includes chocolate.  Advance reservations required.

7 pm (3 events)

Life 101: Family Lifestyle Series (7:00 pm - 9:00pm)

From Calendar: Seventh Day Adventist Church

Location: 1810 Durand Ave.


Life 101: Family Lifestyle Series - 12 days of practical and interactive presentations from Dr. Rodney A. Palmer.  Sunday-Thursday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

Free admission.  Child care and transportation available.  262-637-3020

“Little Women - The Musical” (7:30 pm - 9:30pm)

From Calendar: Malt House Theatre

Location: 109 N.Main St., Burlington WI


Based on the Louisa May Alcott classic novel, this musical adaptation of "Little Women" follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy.  This timeless, captivating story is brought to life with music, personal discovery, heartache, hope and love.

The Haylofters production is at the historic Malt House Theatre in Burlington. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $12 opening night (May 8) and $15 for all other dates.  Reservations at: 262-763-9873.

“Monty Python’s Spamalot” (7:30 pm - 9:30pm)

From Calendar: Racine Theatre Guild

Location: 2519 Northwestern Ave.


Hilarity and silliness!  "Monty Python's Spamalot" is a musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the 1970s film classic "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."  You'll love this broad parody of King Arthur and the Knights o the Round Table.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. May 15, 16, 22, 29 and 30; 2 p.m. May 17, 23, 24 and 31; 7 p.m. May 24 and 28; 4 p.m. May 30.  Call 262-633-4218 for tickets.

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