It’s a wrap: Holiday guide 2017

Holiday Guide 2017

The holiday season is upon us. So get those Christmas lists ready and mark your calendars for a family gathering. We’ll continue to offer up ideas that will warm up their hearts this season.

So check back soon, we’ll be adding more.

Holiday shopping

Seven Keys To Escape, 606 College Ave., is a live escape room located in Racine, WI. Discover clues, solve puzzles, and work together as a team to try to escape the room in 60 minutes or less.

Save $9/ticket with promo code “BR9” (Valid for groups of 4-6 players).

Our gift cards will make a great stocking stuffer too!

Lighthouse Gallery & Gifts, 306 Main St., offers a wide variety of lighthouse merchandise. But they also carry some very unique gifts for non-lighthouse fans. Photography by Scott D. Olsen is displayed in their gallery along with many items printed with his photography. Want to use your own photos on gifts? No Problem! We can help create special gifts and keepsakes.

Mention Racine County Eye and we’ll give you 20 percent off our Wind Point Lighthouse or Racine calendars.


Varitay Studios, 410 Main St., is an upscale photo studio in the heart of Racine’s Downtown. We specialize in LIfestyle and Family, Corporate Imaging and Branding, as well as Varitay Exclusive-Modern Beauty Portraits.

Varitay studios

Offer: Receive 20 percent off gift certificates of $50 or more.

Exceptional EveR After, 4060 North Main St., is built on the trust and referrals.

In 2012, the owner — Eve Thielen — made the decision to study and become a Micro Pigmentologist and Derma Pigmentologist as an extension of her career.  She began performing her new skills in March of 2013 as a graduate of the Academy of Cosmetic Arts and Sciences (ACAS) in Boca Raton, Florida. She chose ACAS because it is one of the very few accredited Academies in the industry and because of its stringent program clinical program.


Offer: Receive $25 off permanent cosmetics, microblade eyebrows, collagen induction therapy, acne scar reduction, acne treatments, skin needling, serum infusion treatments, and total skin rejuvenation.

Turf Monkey, a veteran-owned company, has you covered for those hard to buy for folks. Know of someone that needs a little extra help on their lawn or with snow removal? Let us help. We offer snow removal, mowing, fertilization and weed control, aeration and dethatching and over seeding services.

Turf Monkey

Holiday special: $100 gift card for $80.

Elmwood Plaza Jewelers is a family owned and operated jewelry store that has been serving Racine for 36 years. We have a fine selection of jewelry and timepieces. We pride ourselves on our customer service and provide excellent service and repair of jewelry and watches. Owner Joe Smith is a Certified Master Watchmaker and will repair and restore all types of watches from antique family heirlooms to modern fashion watches.Our commitment is to make every customer feel at home with our personalized service, which has endured as we have grown from our beginnings as a small watch shop into a full service jeweler.

Our special for you: 25 percent off of the whole store until Christmas.

Razor Sharp Fitness is locally owned and operated by Terri and Mike Bannon. Since 2003, this fitness club has been providing the Racine community with the programming and classes that meet the needs of all exercisers whether they are new to fitness or working on their 10th triathlon.

Owner,Terri Bannon says, “There’s nothing more rewarding than hearing members who say they have a new lease on life since they started working out.”

Razor Sharp Fitness has everything you need to improve your health and fitness. Great classes, a new member kick-start program, clean facilities, friendly members, and two locations.  In Mt. Pleasant at 7300 Washington Avenue, and on Racine’s North Side at 3900 Erie Street.

Don’t wait til January to jump-start your fitness. Join now and get one month free!



Sound Decisions is your best VALUE in professional car audio systems installation. Four decades ago, Sound Decisions, LLC, began providing Racine with high-quality mobile electronics products and installations. The same great service and superb workmanship that launched our success is still available today. We have partnered up with the best manufactures in the industry to provide you not only a quality product, but a product that will work with your vehicle, easy to use & insure many years of performance at every price point. Come see us at the Bright Pink Mailbox!

Get up to 50% off Select Items for the Holidays!

Church Services

Grace Church Racine
Grace Church, 3626 State Highway 31, will begin its Sunday Advent series at 9:30 a.m. December 3. Their Christmas service will be at 9:30 a.m. Christmas Eve. This will be a candlelight service. Grace Church is all about Jesus because we believe that he transforms sinners for the glory of God. That is why we teach and learn from the Bible, grow in our affection for Christ, and love and serve the city of Racine.

First Presbyterian
Join First Presbyterian Church, 716 College Ave., for:
Christmas Taize Worship: 6 p.m. Dec. 21. Service by candlelight of silence, prayer, and song.
Christmas Eve Worship: 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24. All are welcome at worship on this special day and every Sunday.
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