From Calendar: Racine Marriott
Location: 7111 Washington Ave., Mount Pleasant, WI
Annual Tribute to Bix!
Phil Pospychala presents the Bix Beiderbecke jazz weekend. Includes bus tour, record sales room, jazz record spin, Saturday evening concert, jam sessions. This year's scheduled bands are: Marla Dixon & Her Shotgun Jazz Band, Tuba Skinny with Erika Lewis, Dave Boeddinghaus, Steve Torrico's Lake Shor Syncopators. $90 with tour; $75 without tour. Other events/activities range from free to $25 at the door.
Details at 847-996-0246 or http://www.bixfest.com
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.
From Calendar: Racine Arts Council
Location: 316 Sixth St. Racine, Wis.
"Sun, Sand, and Lake Monster?" is a special interactive exhibit featuring a children's book written by local author and artist Jeff Levonian.
The book was illustrated by 20 local artists - each given free reign to interpret their portion of the story. The workis include acrylic painting, watercolor, mixed media, stained glass and metal sculpture. All are on display in the Racine Arts Council's ArtSpace Gallery, 316 Sixth St. The gallery is open 12 to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Free admission. Copies of the book and "Michi" stuffed toys will be available for purchase.
Each of the book's artworks will be available for purchase via an online auction from March 6 through April 3. Visit http://www.32auctions.com/racineartscouncil
Procees from the auction and the book/toy sales will benefit the Racine Arts Council.
Opening reception - Friday, March 6 from 6 to 9 p.m.
From Calendar: Siena Retreat Center
Location: 5637 Erie St., Caledonia, WI
The film, "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time," will be screened at the Siena Retreat Center, 5637 Erie St. The film's narrator, Curt Meine of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, will offer commentary and answer questions at the film screenings. The presentations are 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Folloiwng the 1 p.m. screenings, guests may browse displays from local envrionmental organizations, including the Eco-Justice Center, River Bend Nature Center and area Sierra Clubs.
Admission is $10.
From Calendar: Vetrans Terrace at Echo Lake Park
Location: 589 Milwaukee Ave, Burlington
Join the fun! Friday Night Lights is the year's biggest event for Love, Inc. This year's theme is "Las Vegas." Appetizers and cash bar at 5 p.m., buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., live auction at 7:30 p.m.
Admission $30. Reserved tables of 10 are $400. Ticket info at: 262-763-6226
From Calendar: Eagles Club
Location: 319 Hamilton St. (Main and Hamilton streets)
Thoughts for Food - benefiting the Racine County Food Bank - kicks off with an All Age Event. Scheduled bands are: Future Sight, Haven-Doug Fenske, Eleventh Hour Onset, Blind Flamingos, Maddy Vega, Amber My Ember and Anchors of Empires.
Admission at the door is $5 and two non-perishable food items.
From Calendar: Memorial Hall
Location: 72 Seventh Street
A tribute to the legendary Rolling Stones rock 'n roll band.
Door open at 6:30 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m.
General admission is $20. Tickets at Racine Civic Centre box office, 5 Fifth St. or via Ticketmaster.
From Calendar: Racine Theatre Guild
Location: 2519 Northwestern Ave, Racine
Five Southern women became friends on their college swim team and continue to get together at a beach cottage every summer to enjoy each other's company and meddle in each other's lives. The play spans 33 years and focuses on four gathering of the five women.
From Calendar: Sixth Street Theatre
Location: 318 Sixth St., Racine, WI
The Snowdance 10-Minute Comedy Festival is a winter celebration of original comedy. Over Our Head Players present 10 short comedy plays, chosen from 217 entries. In this ultimate interative experience, the audience votes on which playwright will win the cash prize.
Snowdance 2015 is presented at the Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth St., Racine, on weekends from Feb. 6 through March 8. Bonus performances on Thursdays, Feb. 12, 19, 26 and March 5.
Thursday performances are at 7 p.m.; Friday performances are at 8 p.m.; Saturday shows are at 5:30 and 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees are at 2:30 p.m. General admission seating is $16.50 on Fridays and Saturdays; $14.50 on Sundays and Thursdays. Reservations at 262-632-6802 or http://www.overourheadplayers.org