Heavy metal or pop. We have music and a whole lot more in Racine County this weekend. Here are some suggestions from Real Racine.
Life is a cabaret. If you like singing, dancing and pop music, from Billy Joel to Frank Sinatra, you’ll want to catch the Dairy Statesmen A Capella Chorus on Friday, Sept. 28. The Statesmen, joined by the Night Wing band, present two complete cabaret shows at Fountain Hall, 8505 Durand Ave., Sturtevant. The luncheon show starts at 11:30 a.m. Tickets at $31 are sold in advance ONLY. The evening show, which doesn’t include a meal, is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance or at the door. Call 262-498-9955 for ticket information.
Get ready to rock. Hairball, a tribute to ‘80s arena rock, comes to Memorial Hall, 72 Seventh St., at 7 p.m. Saturday. This group, which wowed The Color Run audience back in May, brings a full presentation of power bands like KISS, Bon Jovi, Twisted Sister, AC/DC and many, many more – complete with pyrotechnics. Tickets are $15 in advance, via ticketmaster.com or at the Civic Centre box office, and $23 at the door. For more about Hairball, click HERE. For a Hairball video preview, click HERE
An educational freebie! You can get free admission to the Racine Art Museum, 441 Main St., or at more than 1,400 museums throughout the country on Saturday. Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day Live! Event opens the doors to anyone presenting a ticket. To get your ticket, visit www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday
Visit the past. Preservation Racine’s 37th Annual Tour of Historic Places is from noon to 5:30 p.m. this Sunday. This year’s tour includes seven properties that help tell the story of Racine’s German heritage. Start the tour at 4717 Lathrop Avenue. From there, the stops include the Ernest Klinkert farmstead, one of the city’s oldest fire station buildings and St. John’s Lutheran Church, which was founded in 1862 as a German-speaking congregation. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 on tour day. A $40 premium tickets guarantees no waiting in line. Visit www.preservationracine.org or call 262-634-5448.
Last chance for playhouse laughs. “Noises Off,” a hilarious farce at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave., wraps up its run this weekend. Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Call 262-633-4218 for tickets.