2017 Events in and around Beloit!

ON-GOING EVENTS

APRIL-SEPTEMBER
SNAPPERS BASEBALL Affordable fun! The Snappers are a Class A affiliate of the Oakland A’s. Pohlman Field, 2301 Skyline Dr.

FEBRUARY-MAY / SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER
BELOIT BOMBSHELLS Have a blast watching Beloit’s own Roller Derby Team, the Bombshells, at the Skatin’ Station. 1230 E. Inman Pkwy.

MAY-SEPTEMBER
FRIDAYS IN THE PARK Hear live music and enjoy a $7 lunch from a local eatery every Friday from 11:30 am-1:30 pm at the corner of State St. & Grand Ave.

MAY-OCTOBER
FARMERS’ MARKET Award-winning market with 100+ vendors selling organics, produce, baked goods, and more! 8 am-1 pm every Saturday. Rain or Shine.

MAY-OCTOBER
BECKMAN MILL GUIDED TOURS Every Saturday & Sunday from 1-4 pm. Corn grinding on 1st Saturday of the month. 11600 S. County Rd. H.

JUNE-AUGUST
DANCING AT HARRY’S PLACE Free dance lessons every other Monday from 7-9 pm! Harry Moore Pavilion, Riverside Park, Hwy. 51.

ROCKTON RIVER MARKET Shop to great live music in downtown Rockton while visiting a variety of food and goods vendors every Wednesday from 4-8 pm.

MUSIC AT HARRY’S PLACE Free concert series. Food vendors at 6 pm; concert at 7 pm. Harry Moore Pavilion, Riverside Park
Hwy. 51.

YEAR ROUND
FULL MOON HIKES Walk by the light of the moon and enjoy nature at the Welty Environmental Center. 1201 Big Hill Ct.


APRIL
15 EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA 1-3 pm. Fun zone, photos with the Easter bunny, mascots, face painting, balloon animals, and more!

MAY
12 ARTWALK 5-9 pm. Downtown businesses transform into fine art galleries! Free trolley. • 608.365.0150

JUNE

3 ROCK RIVER TRAIL GRAND OPENING Events in Beloit and along all 320 miles of trail in Wisconsin and Illinois.

17 NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE NATURE CENTER OPENING There will be events held for the whole family from 9 am-3 pm! 306 Dickop St., South Beloit.

15-18 OLD SETTLERS DAYS Music festival & fundraiser for the Rockton Lions Club. Settler’s Park, 100 E. Hawick St., Rockton, IL. Rockton, IL.

JULY
4 POPS ON THE ROCK CONCERT AND FIREWORKS Free music by the Beloit- Janesville Symphony Orchestra precedes an amazing fireworks show! Riverside Park, Hwy. 51.

AUGUST
4-5 DOWNTOWN BELOIT SIDEWALK SALES & STREET DANCE August 4: Sidewalk Sale 8 am-2 pm with children’s activities. Street Dance runs from 5:30-11 pm on the 300 block of State St. $5 admission. Sidewalk sales continue August 5th from 8 am-1 pm.

5 US KUBB OPEN Registration at 7:30 am; play starts at 9 am at Riverside Park, Hwy. 51. Register early online.

19 3RD ANNUAL BELOIT DIRTY DASH Youth mud run/obstacle course in Big Hill Park. Ages 5-18.

24-27 SOUTH BELOIT CENTENNIAL Four-day celebration in conjunction with the South Beloit Fireman’s Association Corn Boil.

25 MOVIE ON THE BIG LAWN Sit under the stars and enjoy a family movie shown on a giant 50’ blow-up screen at Riverside Park, Hwy. 51. Rain date August 26.

26 SOUTH BELOIT FIREMAN’S ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CORN BOIL Flea market, softball and volleyball tournaments, bingo, live music, and more! South Beloit Municipal Park, 899 Marvin St.

SEPTEMBER

3 BELOIT COMMUNITY SPIRIT DAY More information coming soon!

8-10 FESTIVAL ON THE ROCK Carnival rides, food vendors, beer tent, live music, and more. Boat regatta, fireworks and Kubb tourney. Free admission/parking. Preservation Park, 3444 Riverside Dr., Hwy. 51

15-16 FOLK & BLUES FESTIVAL Enjoy this 46-year tradition on the grounds of Beloit College. 700 College St.

16-17 THUNDER ON THE ROCK BOAT RACING Stock outboard, modified outboard, junior classes, meet the drivers, and more!

17 41ST ANNUAL BELOIT AUTORAMA 8-4 pm. Car show, parts swap, arts & crafts, car corral. $6 over 15; $2 8-15; Under 8 free. • beloitautorama.com

22 OKTOBERFEST 5:30-11 pm. Street dance, German beer and other selections, food vendors, and more! $5 admission. • 608.365.0150 • downtownbeloit.com

OCTOBER
28 HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE & PARTY 10 am-1 pm. Kids costume parade down Grand Avenue followed by live music, entertainment, fun zone, and more!

NOVEMBER
24 GRAND LIGHTED HOLIDAY PARADE & TREE LIGHTING 5-8 pm. Live music, choral sing, & tree lighting, followed by lighted parade and holiday festivities.

DECEMBER
1 HOLIDAZZLE 5-9 pm. A dazzling evening featuring artists and craftspeople in 30+ locations. Live music, Santa visits, children’s events and holiday treats. Free trolley.

JANUARY 2018
TBD BELOIT WINTERFEST Indoor and outdoor family fun throughout Beloit including sleigh rides, family swim, arts & crafts, volleyball tournament, ice sculpting, and more! • 608.364.2890

FEBRUARY 2018
FEB 23-MAR 4 BELOIT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (BIFF) Ten-day film festival featuring more than 100 independent films. Meet the filmmakers from around the world at several downtown venues! • 608.312.4256

MARCH 2018
TBD MAPLE SUGAR FEST 9 am-1 pm. Pancake breakfast, maple sugar demonstrations, and chainsaw wood carver. $5/person; $15/family of 4. Welty Environmental Center, 1201 Big Hill Ct. • 608.362.6212

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    Sat 29

    The Gathering at Macktown

    April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sat 29
    Sat 29

    KFAD presents Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

    April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Sat 29

    Macbeth

    April 29 @ 7:30 pm
    Sat 29

    InterArts Ensemble Concert

    April 29 @ 7:30 pm


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