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Local Events

356 days a year, the City of Racine promotes exciting events and festivals that appeal to locals and visitors alike. It's as easy as checking out the Calendar of Events that lists Racine events, festivals and all the things to do encompassing culture, entertainment, outdoor adventure and more.

Experience First Fridays, a family-friendly, seasonal monthly celebration in downtown Racine where the community comes alive from 4-9 p.m. with live entertainment, Racine restaurants, demonstrations by local artisans, amazing shopping deals and opportunity to win prizes from local merchants. Culture buffs enjoy live theater, the symphony and many celebrations of art at the Racine Heritage musum all year long. From fun 5k walks, invigorating sailboat races and beautiful Lake Michigan beaches, there is no shortage of things to do in Racine, WI.

The Real Racine Calendar of Events is your one-stop shopping guide to discover all that Racine has to offer. We invite you to add a Racine, Wisconsin event  and visit the Calendar of Events often for a Wisconsin festival.

  1. April 17, 2014

    Comfortably Unaware

    Dr. Richard Oppenlander presents  

    While environmental effors are generally focused on the energy sector, waste management, and water conservation, Dr. Oppenlander brings 40 years of research to show how our food choices are harming the environment by damaging our climate and exhausting our natural resources.  He'll explain the most sustainable option for our bodies, the animals, and the earth and five practical and simple advice you can adopt at your next meal.

    Books will not be sold at this event.  Autographing of pre-purchased copies immediately forrowing the event.

    Late seating until 6:40 pm

    Reservations required. 262-260-2154.

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  2. April 18, 2014

    RAMs 5th Annual International PEEPS Competition

    Bring the family to see sweet artistic creations made from PEEPs candy!  See the exhibit and cast your vote for PEEPles Choice.

    The International PEEPS Art Competition runs April 18-May 4. Racine Art Museum is open Tuesdays through Sunday (closed Easter Sunday).

    Photos and details at

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  3. April 19, 2014


    For children ages 10 and younger.  Games, crafts, Easter Bunny, egg hunt.  Reservation suggested.  Zoo admission applies - $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 kids ages 3 and older.  Kids ages 2 and younger admitted free.

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  4. April 19, 2014

    5th Annual Rock for Vets

    Support our area veterans with a party!  5th Annual Rock for Vets features 8 bands on 2 levels of Memorial Hall. Admission is a $15 donation. Bands include Black Frog, Fall Hazard, Mean Jake and Mind Merchant.  There are also 50/50 raffles and a raffle for a Miller Park suite to see a Brewers game. Doors open at 6 p.m.

    Other events on Saturday are an after-party at the Foxhole Lounge, 820 Main St., starting at 11 p.m., 8-ball pool tournament at Greg's Catering in Franksville and a haircut-a-thon at Allure Hair Designs.

    Rock for Vets proceeds support local veterans. This event is sponsored by Bikers Helping Veterans and the Wisconsin Veterans Motorcycle Club.

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