Mini Calendar


October 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. October 03, 2014

    First Friday - Downtown Racine

    Enjoy music, shopping, shop/gallery open houses, music, food and beverage specials.  Enjoy a carriage ride, stroll the Downtown area and see the newest exhibits at the Racine Art Museum.

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  2. October 03, 2014

    Racine Children’s Theatre presents “Bunnicula”

    Racine Children's Theatre opens its 2014-15 season with "Bunnicula."  This is a rabbit tale of mystery featuring an old, scruffy dog named Harold and a rabbbit-puppet named Bunnicula.

    Show times are 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 12, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on the Racine Theatre Guild stage, 2519 Northwestern Ave.

    General admission tickets are $6 per person. Season tickets are $18 (all four plays). Call 262-633-4218.

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  3. October 04, 2014

    2nd Annual River Bend Nature Center Chainsaw Carving and Art Fair

    Come see the amazing artists at the 2nd Annual River Bend Nature Center Chainsaw Carving and Art Fair.

    Dozens of chainsaw artists from throughout the Midwest will create fascinating 3-D carvings out of logs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. The carvers go back to work from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The River Bend grounds on Sunday will also be busy with children's activities, arts and crafts demonstrations and archery. Canoes and kayaks will be available for rent.

    The chainsaw art auction starts at 3 p.m. Sunday with half the proceeds going to River Bend. Visit

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  4. October 05, 2014

    Waterford Fall Harvest Fest

    A family celebration at Whitford Park, 625 N. River Road.  Craft and vendor fair, chili cook-off, Hillbilly Silly Science Show, pumpkin contest, KR Bluegrass Band, tractorcade. Lions Club chicken BBQ served from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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