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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, 2015

    Pageant Play

    Over Our Head Players presents a satirical, comedy "Pageant Play," a look into the over-the-top world of children's beauty pageants. This play has it all - glitz, glamour, kidnapping, money and really, really small false teeth!

    Performances are weekends from April 17 through May 3 at the Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth St., Racine. Call 262-632-6802 or visit

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  2. April 17, 2015

    Penguin Players present “That’s Entertainment”

    Don't miss this high-energy cabaret-style revue! The Penguin Players will entertain you with songs old and new, dancing and comedy.

    Performances at the Eagles Club ballroom, 319 Hamilton St.  7:30 p.m. 4/17, 18, 24 and 25; 3 p.m. 4/19 and 4/26.

    General admission tickets are $8 advance; $9 at the door.   Advance tickets at: The Eagles Club, Academy of Dance, Hugs & Kisses, Magic Scissors, George's Tavern, Grapes 2 Glass, Nelson's Variety Stores, Sew & Save.

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  3. April 18, 2015

    “The Scorcerer”

    The Choral Arts Society of Southeastern Wisconsin and the UW-Parkside Opera Workshop collaborate to present the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta "The Scorcerer"   This Victorian era production features beautiful melodies, hysterial choruses, colorful costumes and humor.

    Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Francis Bedford Concert Hall, 900 Wood Road, Somers.

    Admission is $15 adults; $12 seniors; $5 students.  Advance tickets at Personal Touch Florists, 4060 N. Main St. or 5445 Spring St., Racine, or at

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  4. April 19, 2015

    Bark for Life

    Dog-themed benefit for the American Cancer Society.  Costume contests, photos, games, raffles, basket auction.  Chance to meet dogs from local shelters.

    Admission: $10.

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