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December 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrate a beautiful night during Downtown Racine’s December First Fridays
Yes, only 24 days until Christmas day after this First Friday! Come to downtown Racine and meet Santa who will be strolling around to each of the downtown merchants and hoping you stop him for pictures. Share with him your Christmas wishes!
Here are a few of the happenings your friendly merchants have in store for you December 1st…
Uncorkt, 240 Main Street, is the place to be on First Friday, December 1st. Their drink specials begin at 4:00 p.m. with $5 glasses of wine, and craft beers starting at $2.14 per bottle. Join them from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. for some traditional Christmas music performed by the Belle Ensemble. We’ll also have our traditional FREE wine tasting from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the back of the store. Happy Holidays!
Lighthouse Gallery & Gifts, 306 Main St., will be featuring their newest coffee mugs. These mugs are printed with beautiful photography by Scott D. Olsen and are exclusive to Lighthouse Gallery & Gifts. Add a photo coaster, photo ornament, gift tin or photographic wall art for a very unique gift and receive special pricing on your purchase!
Join McAuliffe’s on the Square, 213 6th Street, for First Friday Flashback Friday W/ DJ Big Ron playing your favorite funky songs from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s.
Join Northern Lights Gallery, 423 Main Street for First Friday on December 1st. Each purchase of $15 or more is entered to win a beautiful handmade Egyptian glass ornament! (One entry per purchase.) Find unique decor, jewelry, and boutique items for everyone on your list (many made by artists and designers in North America!) in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. They offer complimentary gift wrapping too – your holiday shopping has never been this fun and easy.
Indian Motorcycle of Racine (The Nash), 522 Sixth Street, will have WELL KNOWN STRANGERS performing inside in the Indian Valley starting at 8:30 p.m.
Ivanhoe Pub & Eatery, 231 Main Street. First Fridays is on its way it’s only natural to think fish fry! With Guinness battered cod, walleye and perch, there Is only one place to be this first Friday: The Ivanhoe! Make it your first stop for First Friday fish fry, lots of fun and drinks.
Made by Hand Market: This season, gift your family, friends and colleagues with one-of-a kind hand crafted items lovingly crafted by local artisans. Made by Hand Market features a mix of unique items from a variety of media. Items include ceramic mugs, glass blown wine stoppers, handmade soaps, jewelry, cards, and more! Made by Hand Market will be open Noon-9:00 on Friday, December 1st and during regular gallery hours thru December 30th at Racine Arts Council, 409 Sixth Street. www.racineartscouncil.org
Plumb Gold, 322 Main Street, is your one-stop shop for memorable and lasting holiday gifts! With designer sterling silver jewelry starting at just $50, you can take care of everyone on your list! 10% off all in stock jewelry and gems First Friday only. FREE-gift wrap included!
Christmas is approaching fast! Now’s the time to get your Christmas gifts at Twice Baked Pottery at 320 Main Street! Come find all of the great gift ideas for under $30 – Apple bakers, soup cups, mugs, sponge holders, frog vases, travel mugs, garlic keeps, pie plates, and so much more!
Join RAM, 441 Main Street, for free admission and extended hours from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1. Get in the mood for the holidays with the 15-foot illuminated RAM Holiday Tree adorned with over 1,500 glass ornaments. Inspired by RAM’s current exhibition, Small Gifts from Big Donors – Part 3, create small gifts with a heartfelt impact during the free family hands-on art project, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. View artworks that tell the many stories of RAM’s growing permanent collection in 75 at 75: Significant Works from RAM’s Collection. In conjunction, see stunning portraits of nationally and internationally recognized artists in Paul Smith: Masters of Craft, some of whom are also featured in RAM’s current exhibitions. Beer and wine will be available for purchase, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come and shop early for a special selection of discounted holiday merchandise. RAM Members enjoy a 20% off, double discount days in the Store, November 25 – December 3. Not a member? Join today at www.ramart.org/join-renew-gift.
Art Metals Studio, 332 Main Street, will be hosting their annual Customer Appreciation party during the December First Fridays. Stop in for refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, in-store specials, and raffles throughout the day! Free Gift with every purchase. See you there!!!
Dimples at 416 Main Street, will have live music by Bob Tremel.
Carriage House Liquor Co., 220 State Street. First Fridays at carriage house are always a great time! Between their tap beers and tap wine, specialty cocktails, open spirits and single serve beers and malt beverages, they have your thirst at the bar covered! Want to take something to go? That is why they are a liquor store. Come on in and check out their selection for your other drink pleasures.
Divino Gelato, 245 Main Street, will be having our Weekly Open Jam on First Fridays, December 1st. Christmas Songs Will be prevalent so our customers can join in and participate in the fun experience.
The Brickhouse, 316 Main Street. This is their first year for First Fridays! They are excited to show everyone the new look and feel, along with their outside bar serving micro & macro beers. Enjoy the dance music of Racine’s own Duosonic as they play from 8:00 – midnight right up front! Come on in and enjoy their Patio and Parlor Room Bar.
Spend an evening with friends and family enjoying downtown….the BEST of Racine. Visit their website www.firstfridaysracine.com for information about the latest happenings, in store specials and links to your favorite spots downtown.