Mini Calendar


Thursday, July 30, 2015 (11 events)


12 am (1 event)

“Sci-Fi, Superheroes and Steampunk” (12:00 am - 7:59pm)

From Calendar: Wustum Museum

Location: 2519 Northwestern Ave.

Details:

See the works of area art students, teachers, Racine Art Museum (RAM) members and Racine Art Guild members. The theme is science fiction, steampunk, etc.  It's companion to RAM's "A Whole Other World: Sub-Culture Craft."

Exhibit runs through Saturday, Aug 15.  RAM's Wustum Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Free admission.

8 am (1 event)

Racine County Fair (8:00 am - 11:30pm)

From Calendar: Racine County Fairgrounds

Location: Racine County Fairgrounds, 19805 Durand Ave., Union Grove

Details:

The 2015 Racine County Fair is fun for the whole family.  See youth and adult exhibits, truck and tractor pulls, demo derby, live music, midway and carnival, food vendors and lots more. Entertainment includes the Brunon Blazak Royal Bengal Tigers Show, Swify Swine Racing Pigs, Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix, Zoppe Family Circus. Fairgrounds open 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. each day.

Grandstand lineup:

Fair Idol Semifinals, 7 p.m. July 29

Modern Day Romeos, 7 p.m. July 30

Bella Cain, 8:15 p.m. July 31

Chase Rice, 7 p.m. Aug 1 ($20 track seating; $10 grandstand)

Demoliton derby, 2 and 6 p.m. Aug. 2

 

Daily admission is $9 for adults; $7 for seniors; $6 for youth (8 to 13 years old). Children ages 7 and younger admitted free.  Free parking.

Visit http://www.racinecountyfair.com for events, tickets and promotions., 

9 am (1 event)

Nina and Pinta replica ship tours (9:00 am - 4:00pm)

From Calendar: Rooney Park

Location: 1 Reichert Court, Racine, WI

Details:

Visit and explore replicas of explorer Christopher Columbus' ships - the Nina and the Pinta.  The Nina was built by hand - without the use of power tools - and considered to be the most historically correct Columbus replica ever made. The Pinta, built in Brazil, is larger version of the archetypal caravel.

The Nina and the Pinta will be docked at Rooney Pugh Recreation area, located at 1 Reichert Court (the end of Reichert Court) on Racine's lakefront. The two ships will be open for self-guided, walk-aboard tours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Friday, July 24 through Saturday, Aug. 1.  Admission is $8 adults; $7 seniors; $6 students. Children ages 4 and younger admitted free.

Guided group tours (minimum of 15 people) are available at $5 per person. Call 1-787-627-2152, visit http://www.ninapinta.org or email columfnd1492@gmail.com 

10 am (2 events)

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

From Calendar: Racine Art Museum

Location: 441 Main St., Racine

Details:

"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.

“All in the Family: featuring Kelly and Kyle Phelps (10:00 am - 5:00pm)

From Calendar: Racine Art Museum

Location: 441 Main St., Racine, WI

Details:

"All in the Family" is an exhibition of the works of twin brothers Kelly and Kyle Phelps. The duo who grew up in a Midwest factory town separately explore the blue-collar experience using ceremics, found objects, etc.

The exhibition also includes more than 25 other artist relationships - siblings, parent and child and artist couples.

The works are on display through Sunday, Oct. 4. Racine Art Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays; 12-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays.  Admission is $5 adults; $3 students and seniors.

12 pm (1 event)

Music & More Summer Concert Series (12:00 pm - 1:00pm)

From Calendar: First Presbyterian Church

Location: 716 College Ave., Racine, WI

Details:

Music & More Summer Concert Series presents a variety of music and musicians.  All are welcome for the weekly noon hour concerts in the air conditioned, handicap-accessible sanctuary.  Free parking in the church parking lot or the Living Light Community Center parking lot next door.

Free admission; donations accepted for local service agencies.

2 pm (2 events)

St. Andrew’s Farmers Market and Boutique (2:00 pm - 6:00pm)

From Calendar: St. Andrew's Lutheran Church

Location: 1015 Four Mile Road, Caledonia, WI

Details:

Stop by St. Andrew's Lutheran Church and Community Garden, 1015 Four Mile Road, Caledonia, for fresh local produce, baked goods and homemade crafts.  Open 2-6 p.m. Thursdays.

Waterford River Rhythms - Jackie Brown (2:32 pm - 2:32pm)

From Calendar: Village Hall Park

Location: 123 N. River St., Waterford

Details:

Free concert with local favorite Jackie Brown Band. Starts at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall Park, 123 N. River St.  Plenty of free parking nearby.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket.  Food available for purchase in the park.

3 pm (1 event)

Burlington Farmers Market (3:00 pm - 7:00pm)

From Calendar: Wehmhoff Square Park

Location: Washington and Pine Street, Burlington

Details:

Fresh locally grown produce, plants, flowers, honey and homemake baked goods.  Live music and demonstrations. At Wehmhoff Square next to the Burlington Public Library.

4 pm (1 event)

Aquaducks Water-Ski Shows (4:30 pm - 7:30pm)

From Calendar: Fischer Park

Location: Highway 11, Burlington

Details:

Water-ski show presented by the Browns Lake Aquaducks at Fischer Park, Highway 11, Burlington.  Junior show at 4:30 p.m.; main show at 6 p.m.  Free.

Shows every Thursday from May 23 through Aug. 27 and on select dates in July and September.  Full schedule at http://www.aquaducks.org

5 pm (1 event)

Piggly Wiggly Thursday Open Farmers Market (5:00 pm - 8:00pm)

From Calendar: Malicki's Piggly Wiggly parking lot

Location: 5201 Washington Ave, Racine

Details:

Fresh locally grown produce, plants, flowers, honey and homemake baked goods.

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