Racine & Me: Community Calendar including pendant-making event

Racine & Me: Community Calendar including pendant-making event

RACINE, WI (CBS 58) -- Cari Greving from Real Racine joined us in studio to talk about a number of upcoming events, including an opportunity to create pendant necklaces. 

Greving first discussed a Forest Therapy Series. “A walk in the woods” has long been viewed as therapeutic. Now there is research to demonstrate that. Enjoy a guided walk through the woods and lakefront of the Siena grounds based on the practice of Forest Therapy. Each two-hour experience will include brief explanations of the history and science of Forest Therapy, personal reflection time, and community building. The sessions balance guided events that provide structure and opportunities for creativity and serendipity. Enjoy experiencing nature through the senses and taking time for tea with the group. Based on the Japanese practice of “forest bathing,” Forest Therapy is a science-based experience of wellness and connection with natural environments. It is based on the principle that we humans are a part of nature, not separate from it, and are related to all other beings in fundamental ways.

January 22, 2023; 1:00pm—3:00pm

The Snowdance Comedy Festival is also coming up. Over Our Head Players has announced the nine finalists selected for performance at the "2023 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival." Between July and October, a record-breaking 706 scripts were submitted for consideration. Playwrights from 44 states and 13 foreign countries entered the competition. The largest number of entries came from New York, followed by California. Two of the 2023 finalists competed in previous Snowdance competitions.

The Snowdance selection committee has chosen these nine finalists to further compete in production. These original comedies will be performed together by the OOHP Snowdance® ensemble at Sixth Street Theatre in January and February. At each performance, audience members can vote for their favorite individual comedy; the audience favorites win cash prizes.

Date of Event: January 27 - February 26

There is also a chance to create wrapped stone pendants. A summary of the event is below: 

Learn to make beautifully wrapped stone pendants using Japanese knotting techniques without any glue or fasteners. Local artist Marie Andreucci will lead you through the steps to make these meticulously wrapped pieces of art. You will leave with a wrapped stone pendant of your own to wear or to give as a unique gift this holiday season. For participants ages 12 & up (children under 18 must attend with a participating adult). Sunday, January 22nd 1:00-2:30pm Cost: $40 Pre-registration required.

  • January 22, 2023
  • Location: 7133 Michna Road, Eco-Justice Center, W

Finally, Cari discussed the Craft and Relic Winter Market. A summary of the event is below: 

Craft and Relic is a two-day shopping event featuring handmade goods, curated vintage collections, artisan food vendors and local boutiques. Join us for a weekend of shopping from over 150 booths, plus live music, food trucks and mobile boutiques. re:Craft and Relic is the largest market of its kind in Southeastern Wisconsin. *handicap accessible, strollers welcome *kids 12 and under are FREE VIP These tickets are $10 and they allow you early access on Saturday, January 28th from 9:00-10:00 AM. Many of the vendors will be running special offers for this one hour only. General Admission These tickets are $7 and allow you to enter the WINTER Market from 10:00-4:00 on Saturday or Sunday of the event. Early Bird Admission These discounted General Admission tickets are available online until January 22nd. Tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/1420968-0?pid=6290 Date and Time: On Sat, 28 Jan 2023 10:00 - Sun, 29 Jan 2023 

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