Town of Raymond -

A Great Place to Live in the

Heart of Racine County!


 

 

 

 



JULY, 2015


JULY 3RD 2015
TOWN OFFICES CLOSED

JULY 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Storm Water Utility District Meeting

JULY 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Plan Commission Meeting CANCELLED

JULY 27, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Regular Town Board Meeting



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Raymond is a rural community just minutes from Milwaukee, Racine and Burlington.  Providing a high quality of life, with access to all southeast Wisconsin has to offer. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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July 3rd

 

Raymond School
2659 S. 76th Street
Franksville, WI 53126

 

Please join us on the 3rd of July at our annual Barn Dance, starting at 6:00pm.  Filled with food, drink, music and fun, there's something for the whole family! There's plenty of local organizations to get your fill on ice cream, blooming onions, burgers, corn, brats, and anything else you could imagine.  You'll also find beer and wine coolers to quench your thrist!  Have a seat and enjoy the evening listening to our live band.

 

An ATM will be located next to the ticket booth for your convenience.

 

New This Year

 

  • Car and Motorcycle show. All participants are welcome to participate in the parade on the 4th as well. Please contact Terry (262-994-9255) or Darrick (262-528-3681) with any questions you may have. Click HERE for the official flyer.

 

 

2015 Main Stage Band on the 3rd

 

7:00pm-11:00pm, "Koltrane" (High Energy Country Rock Cover Band)

 

 

July 4th

 

 

2015 Theme: FREEDOM IS FOUNDED ON FAITH

 

Parade begins at the Raymond Town Hall: 2255 S. 76th Street, Franksville, WI 53126
And ends at Raymond School: 2659 S. 76th Street, Franksville, WI 53126

 

The 4th of July is filled with lots of fun!  Bring your chairs and blankets early to get your seats for the parade, they fill up fast!  Our parade route starts at the Raymond Town Hall and end at Raymond School.

 

 

Streets closed

 

11:30am - 3:00pm

 

There will be NO parking at the Raymond School before the end of the parade. There is access to a parking lot on 5 Mile Road which must be accessed from the west ONLY from 11:30 - 3:30.  NO access from Waukesha Road or County Hwy G after 11:30.  Handicap parking is available from the parking lot on the south side of 5 Mile Road (FOLLOW SIGNS).
Look for another Parking Lot across from Raymond School on the east side of 76th Street, located 1/2 mile north of Hwy K.  Traffic parking in this lot MUST enter before 12:15 pm.  When this parking lot across the street from the school is FULL, all other traffic will be rerouted to the 5 Mile Road parking lot.  The street closures will reopen after 3:30pm, NO EARLIER.

 

For more information, please view this MAP OF STREET CLOSURES.

 

 

 

Raising Of Colors

 

12:30pm

 

 

 

Children's Parade

 

12:30pm

 

Decorate tricycles, bicycles, coaster wagons, your pet or anything available and be a part of the children's parade.  No Pre-registration is required.  Only non-motorized vehicles are permitted in this section of the parade.  The children will follow the Color Guard so that they can join their families for the rest of the parade.

 

Follow this link for more information on the KIDS PARADE.

 

 

 

Main Parade

1:00pm


IF YOU PLAN TO HAND OUT CANDY, YOU MUST HAVE SOMEONE WALKING WITH THE CANDY, HANDING IT OUT. THERE IS NO THROWING CANDY FROM FLOATS. WE DO NOT WANT ANY INJURIES ON THIS JOYOUS DAY.

 

Following the Parade

 

  • An ATM will be located next to the ticket booth for your convenience.
  • Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull  - immediately following the Parade
  • ELVIS will be on the grounds from 3:00pm-4:00pm!!
  • Kids Games, including a Moon Walk - 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • Volleyball Tournament - if you'd like to form a team, please contact Don Bauer via phone at 414-491-5967 or via email at dbauer@kleentest.com
  • Cowpie Bingo

 

 

 

Auctions

 

  • Live Auction at 4:00pm
  • Flower Auction - immediately following the Live Auction
    • Special thanks to CJ's Flowers for donating the flowers!
  • Pie Auction - immediately following Live Auction, Please see "Frequently Asked Questions" below for more information
    • 2014 Winners:
      • 1st: Gail Rygiewicz - Cherry Amaretto Pie
      • 2nd: Sandy Rydiewicz - Candy Bar
      • 3rd: Rachel Titel & Zachary Strueder - Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise

 

 

 

2015 Main Stage Band on the 4th

 

  • Playback (classics from the 60's-90's) - 6:30pm-11:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

FIREWORKS

 

9:30pm

 

  • Bring your lawn chairs, blankets & bug spray.  You may set up your area after the parade.
  • Leave your fireworks at home since the grounds are patrolled by a security force and the Racine County Sheriffs Department.
  • PLEASE, no glass or charcoal grills on the festival grounds!!!
  • Drive responsibly, as there are many children enjoying the activities.

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • How do I HELP make Raymond 3rd and 4th happen?
    • Visit our "Get Involved" page or contact Tammy @ tbaumann@rcboonline.org and she will direct you in the right direction!

 

  • How do I enter my PIE in the contest/auction?
    • Bring your homemade pies to the beer tent between 10:00am and 11:00am.  Road will be closed at 11:00am.  All pies should be in disposable tins.  Winners will be announced during the parade and the pies will be auctioned off at 4:00pm.  All questions regarding the pie auction contest should be directed to Stacy at 262-880-5055 or via email (preferred) at smshoemaker@rcboonline.org.  Judging begins at 11:00.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Our Town

Raymond, Wisconsin was incorporated in 1846. Originally founded and named after Elisha Raymond, we have historically been an agrarian community with strong family and community values.  Recently Raymond has worked hard to maintain its character while providing economic opportunities along the Interstate 94 corridor, our eastern border.  Please browse our site to learn more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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