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Aug
02

Beloit Snappers vs. Peoria Chiefs

08/02/2015
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

Reusable Tote Bag Giveaway
Early arrivals will receive a reusable tote bag, courtesy of Aldi!
Presented by Aldi

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

Aug
03

Lifehacking 101

08/03/2015
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Beloit Public Library 605 Eclipse Blvd. Beloit

Come to an entertaining program about life hacks and take home some great ideas to make your life easier. Bring your ideas to share!

Aug
03

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!

Aug
05

Rockton River Market

08/05/2015
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 The Sensations.

Aug
05

FABL Film Night

08/05/2015
06:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Beloit Public Library 605 Eclipse Blvd. Beloit

Free admission, big screen, current films, movie treats! Check our website for the movie title. http://www.beloitlibrary.org/

Aug
05

Lifetree Cafe

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

Topical Conversation Style Coffeehouse led by a host.

Aug
07

Sidewalk Sales & Street Dance

08/07/2015
Downtown Beloit

An entire celebration downtown! Weekend activities include Sidewalk Sales on Friday and Saturday, a street dance on Friday with live bands and dancing on State Street, the Farmers' Market on Saturday with more than 100 vendors selling local produce, organics, baked goods, honey, jams & jellies, herbs, plants, fish, meat, eggs & cheese, fresh flowers, artisan crafts, scents & skin care. Sidewalk sale continues on Saturday.

 

Event Date Detail:
Aug 7, 2015 - Aug 8, 2015
Sidewalk Sales begin Fri at 8am; Street Dance 5:30-11pm.
Saturday Farmer's Market: 8am-1pm.
Aug
07

Blank Canvas & Cocktails Painting

08/07/2015
06:30 pm - 09:30 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Perfect for a girls night out or a couples double-date night with friends! Wine, craft beers, cheese platters and desserts available for purchase at Cafe Fromage. Private parties are available with a minimum of 15 people at the studio or at your offsite location. Fee of $35

Theme: Lotus Flower 

Register at: www.doodlesart.com 

Aug
07

Celebrate Weekend

08/07/2015 - 08/08/2015
Downtown Beloit - Intersection of State Street and Grand Avenue

Sidewalk Sales, Farmer's market, special events and more! For more information, call 608-365-0150 or visit: http://downtownbeloit.com/us/events/celebrate-weekend/

Aug
07

Pawcasso

08/07/2015
06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Riley's Bar-209 W Milwaukee St, Janesville, WI 53548

Love animals? Love art? Then join us for a fun evening of Art and hors d'oeuvres at Rileys Bar in Janesville! We will have artwork by local artists and animals at the Humane Society up for silent auction. Enjoy free appetizers, a raffle, cash bar, and of course amazing made by paw art by HSSW animals and local artists. Tickets just $25 apiece in advance and $30 at the door. One couple would cover the cost of a spay or neuter surgery at the Humane Society!

Aug
07

Fridays in the Park

Weekly on Fridays
11:30 am - 01:30 pm
Downtown Beloit - Corner of State Street and Grand Avenue

Come lunch with us! Take a break from work, meet up with friends. Listen to live music, kick off your shoes and soak up the sun!
 
Tasty selections served by local eateries 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Lunch and a refreshing drink for only $7!
Aug
08

Sidewalk Sales

08/08/2015
Downtown Beloit

An entire celebration downtown! Weekend activities include Sidewalk Sales on Friday and Saturday, a street dance on Friday with live bands and dancing on State Street, the Farmers' Market on Saturday with more than 100 vendors selling local produce, organics, baked goods, honey, jams & jellies, herbs, plants, fish, meat, eggs & cheese, fresh flowers, artisan crafts, scents & skin care. Sidewalk sale continues on Saturday.
 
 
Event Date Detail:
Aug 7, 2015 - Aug 8, 2015
Sidewalk Sales begin Fri at 8am; Street Dance 5:30-11pm.
Saturday Farmer's Market: 8am-1pm.
Aug
08

Breakfast Club Teen Movie

08/08/2015
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Beloit Public Library - 605 Eclipse Blvd. - Beloit

Join us on the 2nd Saturday of each month this summer for a current film, just for teens.  Check www.beloitlibrary.org to find out which movie

Aug
08

Blank Canvas & Cocktails Inked

08/08/2015
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Perfect for a girls night out or a couples double-date night with friends! Wine, craft beers, cheese platters and desserts available for purchase at Cafe Fromage. Private parties are available with a minimum of 15 people at the studio or at your offsite location. Fee of $30

Theme: Rose 

Register at: www.doodlesart.com 

Aug
08

Rock, Paper, Kubb Tournament

08/08/2015
09:00 am - 11:30 pm
Big Lawn at Riverside Park

Often referred to as "Viking chess," Kubb is a lawn game where wooden batons are used to knock over blocks and topple the other team's "king." A simple game of strategy and good aim, it's described as a combination of bowling and horshoes. A perfect game for all ages! 

Registration begins at 9 am. Tournament will begin at 10 am at Big Lawn in Riverside Park. $30 per team (2 person minimum). Cash prizes will be given out to the top teams! 

The Rock, Paper, Kubb Tournament will use the Swiss (Des Moines Klassic) tournament system and U.S. National rules, including the 2-4-6 opener. 

There will also be a Rock, Paper, Scissor Tournament! 

Register by calling (608) 313-1366 or (608) 364-2890, or click here for a registration form.

 

 

Aug
08

Breakfast Club Teen Film

08/08/2015
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Beloit Public Library 605 Eclipse Blvd. Beloit

Free movie, big screen, current films, movie treats! For teens. Visit our website for the title of the film. http://www.beloitlibrary.org/

Aug
08

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.

Aug
11

Beloit Snappers vs. South Bend Cubs

08/11/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

2 Dollar Tuesday
Get out to Pohlman Field on Tuesdays for an uncommon deal. General Admission Tickets, Hot Dogs, Brats, Pizza, 12 oz. draft Miller Products, and Fountain Soft Drinks can all be purchased for just $2!
Presented by Uncommon Cents Investing

Baseball Camp #2
Sign your child up for the Snappers Baseball Camps! Call 608-362-2272! More information is on our website under the Fan Zone section.

Aug
12

Rockton River Market

08/12/2015
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 Fresh Hot Fritters.

Aug
12

Beloit Snappers vs. South Bend Cubs

08/12/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Baseball Camp #2
Sign your child up for the Snappers Baseball Camps! Call 608-362-2272! More information is on our website under the Fan Zone section.

Craft Brew Night
Enjoy some great craft beers! The selection varies each Wednesday.

Middle Child Night
Please stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter accounts for more details!

Aug
13

Beloit Snappers vs. South Bend Cubs

08/13/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Ballpark Bingo
Try your hand at Ballpark Bingo to receive special discounts and great prizes from Grand Avenue Pub. One lucky winner will receive a special prize. (Bingo cards available while supplies last; limit one per person; must be 21 or older to enter).
Presented by Grand Ave Pub

Flat Screen Thursday
One lucky fan each Thursday will win a new 40-inch flat screen television, courtesy of Sam's Club! (Drawing will take place during the game; must be present to win; must be 18 or older to enter; limit one entry per person)
Presented by Sam's Club

Rivalry/Jersey Night
We invite everyone to wear their favorite sports jerseys tonight! Please stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter for more details!

Aug
13

Blank Canvas & "Kiddie" Cocktails

08/13/2015
05:30 pm - 07:00 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Kids between the ages of 6-14 can create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Learn basic painting theories, new brush techniques and gain artistic skills using acrylic paint. Kids will be able to pick out their own flavor kiddie cocktails at Cafe Fromage and will leave with a masterpiece that is ready to hang! One kiddie cocktail and all other supplies included. Fee of $25. 

Theme: Vase of Flowers 

Reservations can be made at: www.doodlesart.com 

Aug
13

Family Fun Days - The Dancing Dogs

08/13/2015
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm
Beloit Public Library - 605 Eclipse Boulevard - Beloit

This interactive program includes dancing dog routines and tricks, learning how to be a dog's best friend, prizes and more. Funded by FABL.

A family event for all ages.

Aug
14

Beloit Snappers vs. West Michigan Whitecaps

08/14/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Denny McLain Night
Come out and meet baseball's last pitcher to win 30 games in a season!

Team Photo Giveaway
Early arrivals will receive a photo of the 2015 Beloit Snappers team!
Presented by El Tiempo

Aug
14

NFL PUNT, PASS, KICK (NFL)

08/14/2015
02:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Telfer Park

Ages 6 to 15. Bring a copy of birth certificate and pre-register at www.nflppk.com.  Free!

Aug
14

Chemo Cargo Golf Play Day / Dinner

08/14/2015
03:00 pm
Newburg Village Golf Club - 253 Club House Dr - Cherry Valley, Il

Entry fee of $50 per golfer includes 9 holes of golf, golf cart, and dinner at Tebala Shrine Center (7910 Newburg Rd). Attend dinner only for $15 adult / $7.50 child. Register at http://www.chemocargo.org/events.php.

Chemo Cargo provides totes with comfort and care items for chemotherapy patients treated through SwedishAmerican Health System, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Beloit Health System and Rockford Health System.

Aug
14

Pontiac Convention Center, 2809 N. Pontiac Drive, Janesville

Help Stop Domestic Violence!

 

4:30 pm - registration and shoe fitting

5:30 - walk a mile

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - reception, dinner, speakers, prizes and silent and live auction

Aug
15

Beloit Snappers vs. West Michigan Whitecaps

08/15/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Fireworks #8
Come out and enjoy a great Country themed fireworks show!
Presented by Suds O'Hanahan's Irish Pub/ Senz Insurance/ Monahan & Johnson, S. C.

Aug
15

Blank Canvas & Cocktails Couples

08/15/2015
03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Perfect for a girls night out or a couples double-date night with friends! Wine, craft beers, cheese platters and desserts available for purchase at Cafe Fromage. Private parties are available with a minimum of 15 people at the studio or at your offsite location. Fee of $60 per couple. 

Theme: Love Birds 

Register at: www.doodlesart.com 

Aug
16

Beloit Snappers vs. West Michigan Whitecaps

08/16/2015
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

Princess Night
We invite all the young ladies to dress up like the princesses they are! Please stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter accounts for more details!

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

Aug
19

Rockton River Market

08/19/2015
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 Electric Kat.

Aug
21

Beloit Snappers vs. Burlington Bees

08/21/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Fireworks #9
Come out and enjoy a great Oldies themed fireworks show!
Presented by West Bend Mutual

Aug
21

Blank Canvas & Cocktails Painting

08/21/2015
06:30 pm - 09:30 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Perfect for a girls night out or a couples double-date night with friends! Wine, craft beers, cheese platters and desserts available for purchase at Cafe Fromage. Private parties are available with a minimum of 15 people at the studio or at your offsite location. Fee of $35

Theme: Turtle 

Register at: www.doodlesart.com 

Aug
21

Movie on the Big Lawn: Gnomeo and Juliet

08/21/2015
06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Riverside Park - 1160 S. Riverside Drive - Beloit

Come watch a free movie on a giant inflatable movie screen down on the waterfront! Family fun begins in the afternoon with picnics, activities, food, and games. Sponsored by Friends of Riverfront. Movie starts at dark. Rain date: August 22nd.

Sit under the stars at Beloit’s favorite outdoor gathering place and enjoy a family movie shown on a giant 50” blow-up screen.
 
Admission: FREE!
Bring your own chairs and blankets.
Food vendors on-site.
Aug
22

TCCO Annual Fundraiser & Silent Auction Concert

08/22/2015
The Castle - 501 Prospect St. - Beloit

Featuring Nye Young Artist winners, plus special guest, Matthew Hollingsworth, Janesville pianist & composer
 
Doors open 6:00PM for appetizers, cocktails and chance to bid on silent auction items.
 
Tickets:
Adults/Seniors: $10
Students (12 and up): $5
 
For more information and tickets: http://www.turtlecreekchamberorchestra.org/contact---tickets.html
Aug
22

Beloit Snappers vs. Burlington Bees

08/22/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Paul Molitor Bobblehead Giveaway
Early arrivals will get a Paul Molitor Bobblehead!
Presented by Mercy Health System

Aug
22

Beloit Snappers vs. Burlington Bees

08/22/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Paul Molitor Bobblehead Giveaway
Early arrivals will get a Paul Molitor Bobblehead!
Presented by Mercy Health System

Aug
22

South Beloit Firefighter's Association Corn Boil and Street Dance

08/22/2015
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
South Beloit Municipal Park - 400 Winnebago St., South Beloit, IL

Free Admission; Free Bounce Houses; Live Music all day. Bands include Over The Limit, Shifty Shafer, Southbound, Red Ball Jet, Amperage, and Soul 2 Soul. Sand Volleyball Tournament; Mechanical Bull, Hole-In-One Golf Tournament, Fire Truck on display.  Food for sale includes Corn, Pork Chop Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Brats, Ice Cream, canned soda and Beer.

Aug
22

Blank Canvas & Cocktails: Mother & Me

08/22/2015
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Perfect for a girls night out or a couples double-date night with friends! Wine, craft beers, cheese platters and desserts available for purchase at Cafe Fromage. Private parties are available with a minimum of 15 people at the studio or at your offsite location. Fee of $35

Theme: Cherry Blossoms  

Register at: www.doodlesart.com 

Aug
22

Beloit Dirty Dash (Youth Mud Run)

08/22/2015
09:00 am
Big Hill Park

The Dirty Dash is a fun and challenging obstacle course for ages 5-18 at Big Hill Park. Wear comfortable clothes you won't mind getting dirty - you are guaranteed to encounter mud pits & nature trails. There will be a rinse station available at the end. After party will take place after the last group runs.

Shotgun start! Ages 5-9 at 10:30 am; Ages 10-13 at 9:45 am; Ages 14-18 at 9:00 am.

Register early and save $!  See our brochure at www.beloitwi.gov

Aug
23

Beloit Snappers vs. Burlington Bees

08/23/2015
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

Aug
24

Beloit Snappers vs. Kane County Cougars

08/24/2015
07:00 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

Aug
25

Beloit Snappers vs. Kane County Cougars

08/25/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

2 Dollar Tuesday

Get out to Pohlman Field on Tuesdays for an uncommon deal. General Admission Tickets, Hot Dogs, Brats, Pizza, 12 oz. draft Miller Products, and Fountain Soft Drinks can all be purchased for just $2!

Presented by Uncommon Cents Investing

Aug
26

Rockton River Market

08/26/2015
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 Harlan Jefferson.

Aug
26

Beloit Snappers vs. Kane County Cougars

08/26/2015
07:00 pm
Pohlman Field - 2301 Skyline Drive - Beloit

Craft Brew Night
Enjoy some great craft beers! The selection varies each Wednesday.

Aug
27

Blank Canvas & "Kiddie" Cocktails

08/27/2015
05:30 pm - 07:00 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Kids between the ages of 6-14 can create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Learn basic painting theories, new brush techniques and gain artistic skills using acrylic paint. Kids will be able to pick out their own flavor kiddie cocktails at Cafe Fromage and will leave with a masterpiece that is ready to hang! One kiddie cocktail and all other supplies included. Fee of $25. 

Theme: Back to School Apple 

Reservations can be made at: www.doodlesart.com 

Aug
28

Blank Canvas & Cocktails Painting

08/28/2015
06:30 pm - 09:30 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Perfect for a girls night out or a couples double-date night with friends! Wine, craft beers, cheese platters and desserts available for purchase at Cafe Fromage. Private parties are available with a minimum of 15 people at the studio or at your offsite location. Fee of $35

Theme: Tree of Life 

Register at: www.doodlesart.com 

Aug
28

Kings of the Road: An American Journey

08/28/2015 - 08/29/2015
06:00 pm - 08:15 pm
The Castle-501 Prospect-Beloit

Award-winning musician Kevin Patrick, with support by local entertainer Greg Gerard, will present a unique look at the American phenomenon of hobos, drifters, trains and the search for freedom accompanied by the music of Woody Guthrie, John Hartford, Jerry Jeff Walker and many more. As Patrick performs on acoustic guitar and vocals, telling stories and conjuring up memories, Chef Freddie Greer and his staff will serve a "Hobo Camp" themed dinner featuring a special "Mulligan Stew" and other dust bowl era favorites. Tickets $25. Doors open at 6PM. Dinner & Show at 7PM. Cocktails available for purchase throughout the evening.

Aug
29

Blank Canvas & Cocktails Encores

08/29/2015
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Cafe Fromage - 431 E Grand Avenue - Beloit

Create a painting on a stretched canvas with guided instruction. Perfect for a girls night out or a couples double-date night with friends! Wine, craft beers, cheese platters and desserts available for purchase at Cafe Fromage. Private parties are available with a minimum of 15 people at the studio or at your offsite location. Fee of $35

Theme: Umbrella in the Rain 

Register at: www.doodlesart.com 

Sep
02

Rockton River Market

09/02/2015
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 Can't Touch This.

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
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
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
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
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
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. 

 

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.