Mini Calendar


August 2014


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. August 01, 2014

    Music on the Monument

    Free live music on Monument Square - all summer long presented by Plumb Gold Ltd.  This week's band is Mean Jake from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m.

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  2. August 02, 2014

    Kiltie Klassic Invitational

    One of the area's premier drum and bugle corps field show contests.  Racine Kilties will appear in concert and field show along with premiere groups from throughout the Midwest. A special 80th anniversary concert will be presented by Kilties and alumni. 

    Horlick Field gates open at 6:30 p.m.; show starts at 7:30 p.m. All seats general admission,

    Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the gate. Children ages 10 and younger admitted free with paid adult. Advance tickets at George's Tavern, De Mark's Bar, Schmitt Music, Meier Trophy and the dental office of Robert Paton. Order early! This very popular show often sells out. Call the Kilties hotline at:  262-634-2100.

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  3. August 02, 2014

    Full Moon 4 Miler Walk/Run

    Take part in this unique 4-mile race under a summer's moon. Food and drinks and a party after the walk/run including live music. Donations accepted to benefit local food pantry, Love Inc.  Participants will receive a t-shirt and T-shirt

    Registration $20 per person advanced registration.  $25 at event.  Check-in starts at 6 p.m.

    Kids are invited to the Half Moon Mini Miler fun run at 4 p.m. at Waterford Union High School cross country track. Registration is $10.

    For more information and to register please visit or call the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce office at 262-534-5911.

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  4. August 03, 2014

    Starving Artist Fair

    Starving artists fair is held outdoors, rain or shine. This is a juried art fair exhibiting and selling mostly original artwork. There will be a children's corner, music and food are part of the festivities. You're invited to visit, and participate in, the silent auction to benefit the Racine Art Guild scholarship program.

    For more information call 262-206-4367 or email:

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