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Sep
05

Beloit Snappers vs. Quad Cities River Bandits

09/05/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Fan Appreciation Night
Come out to Pohlman Field for Fan Appreciation Night! There will be special promotions and prizes! Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter accounts for more details!

Fireworks #10
Come out and enjoy the last fireworks show of the season! The fireworks show will be baseball themed!
Presented by Welders Supply

Sep
05

Wiffleball Tournament

09/05/2015
10:00 am
Leeson Park

$25 team of 5 players (3 minimum, 10 max) 13 years old and up suggested

Sep
05

Brews & BBQ

09/05/2015
03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Settler's Park - 200 E. Hawick St. - Rockton, IL

96.7 The Eagle presents Brews and BBQ featuring Bret Michaels! Tickets ar $25 until midnight Friday, September 4th. Tickets will be $30 at the gate.
 
Music line up: Burn N' Bush, Sunset Stripped, Raised on Radio, Bret Michaels
Food vendors on site!
 
More information at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/brews-and-bbq-featuring-bret-michaels-tickets-17610888642
Sep
05

Beloit Farmer's Market

Weekly on Saturdays
08:00 am - 01:00 pm
Downtown Beloit - Intersection of State Street and Grand Avenue

Shop in a wonderful open-air market in the heart of historic Downtown Beloit. An award-winning community tradition spanning over 45 years, the Downtown Beloit Farmers’ Market continues to grow with over 90 vendors weekly selling local produce, organics, baked goods, honey, jams & jellies, bedding plants, fish, meat, eggs & cheese, fresh flowers, artisan crafts, scents & skin care.

Sep
06

Beloit Snappers vs. Quad Cities River Bandits

09/06/2015
02:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

$2 Leinie's 12 oz. bottles on both of our decks and in the Firehouse Grill!
Presented by Leinenkugel's

Mercy Health System Kids Day
After the game, weather pending, kids will get to run the bases and play catch in the outfield!
Presented by Mercy Health System

Stateline News Family Fun Sunday
Get your Buy 1 Get 1 coupon for General Admission tickets in the Stateline News and the Janesville Messenger!
Presented by Stateline News

Sep
07

Beloit Snappers vs. Quad Cities River Bandits

09/07/2015
02:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive-Beloit

$1.50 Miller 12 oz. drafts in the whole ballpark!
Presented by Miller

Monster Deal Monday
Two GA tickets, two hot dogs, two sodas, two popcorns and two adjustable hats. All for just 25 dollars, thanks to WJVL and WCLO.
Presented by WJVL/WCLO

Sep
07

Blue Monday with Dave Potter and The Alley Kings

Weekly on Mondays
06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Boundaries Bar and Grill- Birch Room, 3807 S Riverside Dr. (Hwy 51), Beloit

Live blues with special guest weekly, great area talent and food!

Sep
09

Rockton River Market

09/09/2015
04:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Settlers Park, East Hawick Street, Rockton

The Rockton River Market provides a comfortable atmosphere to shop for handmade items, fruits and vegetables. Live local music provided for entertainment.  Live music provided by Southern Charm.

Sep
09

Booked for Dessert

The Second Wednesday of the Month
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Grinnell Hall Senior Center - 631 Bluff St. - Beloit

For adults.  Undecided about what to read next?  Join Tina Kakuske from Beloit Public Library at Grinnell Hall for talk about books and enjoy dessert, at the same time!  Bring your library card to check out what tickles your fancy. Dessert is provided.

Sep
09

Lifetree Cafe

Weekly on Wednesdays
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm
2460 Milwaukee Road, Beloit

Topical Conversation Style Coffeehouse led by a host.

Sep
11

Heritage Days

09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015

Enjoy a weekend filled with history, music and much more. Tour historic neighborhoods and buildings, tour Beloit's oldest cemetery, special events at Beckman Mill and Angel Museum. Tour the Indian Effigy mounds on the Beloit College Campus, Live music and demonstrations of old-fashioned crafts. Free admission to most events or donations appreciated.

Times vary throughout the weekend.

More information: 608-365-4838

Sep
11

Festival on the Rock

09/11/2015 - 09/13/2015
Preservation Park - 3444 S Riverside Dr - Beloit

Festivities include carnival rides, craft tents, bags tournament, food vendors, beer tent, live music, softball, boat rides, Festival on the Rock Idol and more. Saturday includes a Patch Toy & Game Sale (9am-4pm) & fireworks 8:30pm. Don't miss the corrugated boat regatta on Sunday! Free admission and parking.
 
Event Date Detail
Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015
Fri 4pm-midnight, Sat 9am-midnight, Sun 9am-6p
 
More information at: https://www.facebook.com/festivalontherock
Sep
11

Stateline Genealogy Club

09/11/2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beloit Public Library - 605 Eclipse Blvd. - Beloit

For adults.  “Contemporary Fashion – Through the Decades: How to Identify your Ancestors’ Timelines by What They Wore.”  Bring photographs, pictures, or historic articles of clothing to learn how to identify the year.

Sep
12

Rock River Valley Carvers 10th Annual Show and Sale

09/12/2015
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Rock County Fairgrounds - 1301 Craig Ave - Janesville

Woodcarvers from the local club will be joined by others from throughout Wisconsin and Illinois. Admission is free (donations accepted). This event will include carvers (including a chain saw carver), vendors, demonstrations, People's Choice Awards, Best Table Award and Raffles. (Drawings will be at the end of the day - need not be present to win.) There will be food available for purchase.

Featured carver: Ron Duffy. For more information, contact: Robin Rios, (608) 752-3328, robinrios@charter.netwww.rockrivervalleycarvers.com.

Sep
12

Memorial Angel Balloon Release

09/12/2015
01:00 pm - 02:30 pm
Angel Museum- 656 Pleasant St. - Beloit

Release a memorial angel balloon in memory of a loved one. Group balloon launch begins at 1:00 p.m. Balloons that are in the shape of an angel can be purchased now at the Angel Museum or online at angelmuseum.org for $10. You may also purchase balloons on the day of the event between 10 am - 12:45 p.m. You do not need to be present to participate. Refreshments are available. The funds raised by this event will be used to support the Angel Museum of Beloit. 

*** Balloons are 100% biodegradable. 

Sep
13

Heritage Days - Fur Traders River Run

09/13/2015
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Nature At The Confluence, 306 Dickop Street South Beloit, IL

This event is part of Beloit’s Heritage Days

Early fur traders used the Rock River as a “commerce highway” to move their wares. Joseph Thibault, the first white settler in the area, had his cabin near the confluence and Steven Mack had a fur trading post in Macktown (now Rockton), six miles down the the river. Our 6-mile paddle (2-hrs.) will follow this route and you’ll have an opportunity to view the Fur Trading Post at Macktown, our final destination.

Rocktown Adventures is supplying rental kayaks and shuttle for only $25 per person. If you have your own boat and transportation, you are welcome to join us. NOTE: There is one portage at the Rockton Dam.  Click here for detailed map.

You must make a reservation and pay in advance – Please fill out form below to reserve your space. It would be helpful to RSVP even if you’re bringing your own boat. 

Sep
13

Heritage Sunday at Beckman Mill

09/13/2015
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Beckman Mill Park - Mill Pond Road - Beloit WI

Our annual Heritage Sunday will include historical demonstrators, Civil War and World War II soldiers and displays, classic cars, Studebaker club and other miscellaneous displays.  Food will be available for purchase.  The Mill Road Band will provide entertainment.  Admission is by donation, which is greatly appreciated.

Sep
13

Beloit Pop Up Yoga & Shinrin-yoku

09/13/2015
03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Big Hill Park

Breathe. Touch. Wander. Listen. Heal.

Our September Pop Up event combines an outdoor yoga class taught by Heidi Eldred, with Shinrin-yoku, a meditative and mindful walk led by Therese Oldenburg, Wisconsin Master Naturalist and Founder of Be Active Outdoors.

Shinrin-yoku is a rapidly growing form of wellness, mindfulness and health care that mobilizes the healing powers of nature and forests.

We'll meet at Big Hill Park – take a right just as you enter the park, we’ll be in the parking area near the cabin, on far right side of park at the top.

Yoga: All level Vinyasa Slow Flow

Walking Distance: Less than one mile, easy terrain

This event is weather permitting, rain date is same location on 10/4/15 from 3:00-5:00 p.m.. Check Beloit Pop Up Yoga on Facebook for the lastest scheduling information.

Sep
13

BMHS Dinner Theater Fundraiser: Murder, Mutiny & Mayhem!!

09/13/2015
05:00 pm - 07:30 pm
The Castle-501 Prospect-Beloit

Greg Wallendall and his cast will thrill you with a murder mystery performance as you dine in the comfortable surroundings of the Castle at 501 Prospect in Beloit! Also, a silent auction will be in progress throughout the event. All proceeds go to support the BMHS Theater Department trip to Scotland next year! For more info, visit: http://www.sdb.k12.wi.us/domain/90

Sep
14

Wiffleball League

Weekly on Mondays
Leeson Park

$60 a team.  Sign up for kickball league on Tuesdays and save $25. Suggested age is 13 and up

Sep
15

Kickball League

Weekly on Tuesdays
Leeson Park

$125 per team. Sign up for Wiffleball League also and save $25

Sep
18

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School Celebrates 60 years! (Alumni Reunion)

The Weekends on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
OLA School-2222 Shopiere Road-Beloit

9/18-Social gathering at The Rock Bar and Grill 6:30pm
9/19-Dinner and Dance at OLA School (ticket required) after 5:00pm mass
9/20-Reception and Open House at OLA School after 8:00 and 10:30 masses

Sep
19

Thunder on the Rock

09/19/2015 - 09/20/2015
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
Rock River- South of the Ken Hendricks Bridge

On Saturday September 19 & 20, stop by the Rock River just south of the Ken Hendricks Bridge from 11am-5pm to watch the boat races.The event includes: stock outboard, modified outboard, junior classes and more. You can visit the pits, see the boats and meet the drivers. Seating will be available on the east side of the river near the bridge. 

After party Saturday night at the Rock Bar & Grill. The event starts at 7:00 pm and will feature Johnny Can't Stop. 

 

Sep
19

Why We Love the Packers - Tailgate in the Library

09/19/2015
12:00 pm - 02:30 pm
Beloit Public Library - 605 Eclipse Blvd. - Beloit

For all ages. Tailgate in the library with brats and hot dogs. Then hear about “Why We Love the Packers!” with Jim Rice. The program features 300 photos of the team's great games, players and iconic moments.  Ticket is required to attend. Pick up your free tickets at the library starting September 14. Limit 2 per person.

Sep
20

39th Annual Beloit Lions Autorama

09/20/2015
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Preservation Park Hwy 51

39th Annual Beloit Autorama Car show & Swap meet. Over 1200 cars at previous years show. For more information, please see our website, www.beloitautorama.com or our Facebook page

Sep
25

Ghost Hunt at Hanchett-Bartlett Homestead

08:30 pm - 01:30 am
Hanchett-Bartlett Homestead, Beloit Historical Society, 2149 St. Lawrence Ave., Beloit

The Society for Anomalous Studies (SAS) and the Beloit Historical Society invite you to participate in a paranormal investigation of the Hanchett-Bartlett Homestead.

This is your opportunity to be one of a small group who will experience a real and hands- on paranormal investigation. See for yourself how the SAS team utilizes its equipment (IR video cameras, full spectrum camcorders, audio recorders, EMF meters, Spirit boxes and more) in a search for possible evidence that spirits may be present at the homestead.

Join us also for the evidence Reveal on October 23rd! Ghost Hunters get free entry with the purchase of their investigation ticket.

Tickets are $50 for members, $60 for non-members. Tickets are limited to just 25 per night. Hunters will be divided into groups of five guest hunters and one SAS hunt leader.

Tickets can be purchased online with paypal or at the Beloit Historical Society, 845 Hackett St., Beloit, WI. 608-365-7835.   http://www.beloithistoricalsociety.com/events.php#ghosthunt

Sep
26

1st Brigade Band-Making History Live

09/26/2015
07:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Beloit Public Library - 605 Eclipse Blvd. - Beloit

For all ages. Join the 1st Brigade Band as they MAKE HISTORY LIVE by presenting period brass band music, performed on antique instruments. Attired in uniforms and gowns, the Band's musicians, color guard, and costumed ladies take you back to the 1860's; to that turbulent era known as the Civil War. Join us as we commemorate the last year of the Civil War! Ticket required. Pick up your free tickets starting September 21. Limit 2 per person

Sep
26

An Autumn Retreat/Pinecones-Twigs-and Mason Jar Art

09/26/2015
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
1201 Big Hill Court, Big Hill Park-Big Hill Center-Beloit

Who thought with a little paint and some pinecones you can have zinnias that never fade? Spice up your bouquet with a rustic stem and vase made from a mason jar! Add vintage fabric, burlap, lace, ribbon and buttons to create a beautiful fall centerpiece. Come create with me.  No experience necessary!

Sep
28

First Amendmant Movie Marathon

09/28/2015 - 10/01/2015
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Beloit Public Library - 605 Eclipse Blvd. - Beloit

Celebrate Banned Books Week by seeing films based on a banned books. For Adults. Movie treats, No admission charge. See our website for movie titles. www.beloitlibrary.org

Sep
28

Frank Lloyd Wright Bus Trip

09/28/2015
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Meet in Wal-Mart parking lot to ride bus to Kenosha

The innovative architecture and decorating of Frank Lloyd Wright, as well as exhibits of his drawings and memorabilia, will be featured on a Beloit Historical Society-sponsored bus trip to the SC Johnson complex and Wingspread in Racine on Monday, Sept. 28.

The bus will leave the Beloit Wal-Mart parking lot at 8 a.m. and return there about 5 p.m. Cost is $50 for members and $55 for non-members payable to BHS. Name, address, phone and email address should be included with reservations. Payment may be mailed to the Lincoln Center, 845 Hackett St., Beloit, WI 53511. Or purchase tickets online at http://www.beloithistoricalsociety.com/events.php with paypal.

Reservation deadline is Sept. 21. For information call 365-7835. Some walking and stairs are part of the tour.

Included in the cost is chicken and ham lunch at the Reefpoint Brew House overlooking Lake Michigan and the marina.

The tour features the SC Johnson administration building including first-ever public tours of the refurbished Research Tower. Guests will also see an exhibit at Fortaleza Hall called “At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright” as well as the Golden Rondelle Theater, originally the SC Johnson pavilion for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, but later redesigned by Taliesin Associated Architects and used today as a theater.

After lunch the tour moves to Wingspread, built for the SC Johnson family in 1939. With 14,000 square feet, it is the largest of Wright’s prairie-style houses. Visitors will see such highlights as a disappearing dining table, cantilevered balcony and teepee-inspired ceiling. The family resided there until the 1950s.

Oct
07

FABL Film Night

The First Wednesday of the Month
06:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Beloit Public Library - 605 Eclipse Blvd. - Beloit

Great films, movie treats, free! For adults.
See our website for details - www.beloitlibrary.org

Oct
10

Midwest Oktoberfest

10/10/2015
01:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Settlers Park -125 Hawick St - Rockton, IL 61072

Midwest Oktoberfest has all the best things about the Midwest during the fall, mixed with your favorite Oktoberfest culture and beer. The event will feature breweries offering seasonal beer selections, live music and backyard-style games.
 
Get your tickets at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/midwest-oktoberfest-tickets-18044770394
 
Tickets come with 15 beer samples and a souvenir tasting glass!
Oct
17

Frenchman's Frolic Fall Paddle Trip to Macktown

10/17/2015
11:00 am - 02:30 pm
Nature At The Confluence - 306 Dickop Street South Beloit, IL

We’ll be finishing our paddle trip at Macktown for their Frenchman’s Frolic Rendezvous.

Early fur traders used the Rock River as a “commerce highway” to move their wares. Joseph Thibault, the first white settler in the area, had his cabin near the confluence and Steven Mack had a fur trading post in Macktown (now Rockton), six miles down the the river. Our 6-mile paddle (2-hrs.) will follow this route and you’ll have an opportunity to walk around at Macktown for 1 hour after the finish of the paddle.

We recommend you bring a drink and snack for this trip to enjoy at Macktown.

Rocktown Adventures is supplying rental kayaks and shuttle for only $25 per person. If you have your own boat and transportation, you are welcome to join us. NOTE: There is one portage at the Rockton Dam.  Click here for detailed map.

You must make a reservation and pay in advance – Please fill out form below to reserve your space. It would be helpful to RSVP even if you’re bringing your own boat. 

Oct
23

Ghost Hunt Reveal Dinner

10/23/2015
06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Beloit Historical Society, Lincoln Center, 845 Hackett St., Beloit, WI

The Society for Anomalous Studies (SAS, sasghostresearch.com) and the Beloit Historical Society and a small group of guest hunters held a paranormal investigation of the Hanchett-Bartlett Homestead over two nights in September. Now, after weeks of analysis, SAS returns to reveal highlights of the night.

Come hear how the SAS team and BHS hunters utilized equipment (IR video cameras, full spectrum camcorders, audio recorders, EMF meters, Spirit boxes and more), see the evidence collected, and hear stories from the hunters.

Tickets are $35 for members, $40 for non-members. Seats can be purchased by mailing payment to BHS, 845 Hackett St. Beloit, WI 53511 or online via PayPal at http://www.beloithistoricalsociety.com/events.php

Please specify if you would like roast chicken or beef when making your reservations.

Oct
26

Ghost Hunting

10/26/2015
06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
Beloit Public Library 605 Eclipse Blvd. Beloit

Join the Society for Anomalous Studies as we explore the history, techniques, and equipment used to capture evidence of paranormal activity. Hear and see intriguing evidence captured from abandoned prisons, asylums and haunted locations right here in Wisconsin.

Oct
29

Second Annual Women's Fund Luncheon

10/29/2015
11:30 am - 02:00 pm
Beloit Club

Join the Women's Fund of the Stateline Community Foundation for our Second Annual Fundraising Luncheon, at the new Beloit Club! Read more about us online- http://statelinecf.org/womens-fund/