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Sep
03

Wiffleball League

08/18/2014 - 10/06/2014
06:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Leeson Park

13 and up is suggested. $60 team fee.

Call City of Beloit Leisure Services for more information! 608-364-2890

Sep
04

Play and Learn

Weekly on Thursdays
09:00 am - 10:30 am
Beloit Exchange Family Resource Center - 1221 Henry Avenue - Beloit

Open to caregivers and young children; there is no cost to attend.  Join us for playtime, circle time, songs, art time and more!

Sep
04

Info Session at Cardinal Stritch University

The First Thursday of the Month
05:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Cradinal Stritch University: 27 Eclipse Center Dr. Beloit WI

See for yourself how Cardinal Stritch University’s College of Business and Management can help you continue your education. Each month, we hold information sessions at our Beloit learning center for prospective students. This will give you the opportunity to meet with current students, alumni, and faculty. Call now to reserve your spot.  414-410-8729.
You’ll learn about:

Our Programs: Choose from undergraduate or graduate programs in business, management, human services, information systems management, and more.

Where You Can Study: Weekly evening classes and online learning options make balancing work, family, and school more attainable.
Our Community: Cardinal Stritch University is values-based learning community, where you can build meaningful connections with industry-tested faculty and motivated classmates.

You’ll also have the opportunity to tour our facilities and receive information about financial aid.

Please reserve your spot by calling Angela at 414-410-8729

Sep
05

Disc Golf Monthly Tournament

09/05/2014
03:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Hilliard Disc Course

$10 for ages 18 & up only.  

Please contact City of Beloit Leisure Services for more information.

608-364-2890

Sep
05

Music and More - The Jimmy's

09/05/2014
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Riverside Park

Music by The Jimmy's. Our Sponsor is Kerry. 

Sep
05

Festival on the Rock

09/05/2014
04:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Preservation Park

Fun family event to raise money for Preservation Park improvements.  Festivities include carnival rides, bags tournament, Beloit Bombshells Roller Derby, food and beer tent.  Live music starts at 5 PM.  Free admission and parking.

Sep
05

2014 Heritage Walkway Brick Dedication

09/05/2014
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Rotary Outdoor Pavilion

The 2014 Heritage Walkway Brick dedication will take place prior to the final concert of the Friends Of RiverFront 2014 season. Light refreshments will be served.

Sep
05

Roy Chapman Andrews Historic Marker dedication

09/05/2014
05:30 pm - 06:00 pm
South end of Turtle Island Playground near Rotary River Center

The Andrews marker is a joint project of the Roy Chapman Andrews Society and the Beloit Parks and Recreation department, in coordination with the Wisconsin Historical Society. It will be Beloit’s sixth state historical marker, after those at Beloit College, near Morgan Elementary School (for Wisconsin’s first aviator), downtown at the Rock River Heritage Walkway (for Turtle Village and Black Hawk), and at the I-90 tourist information center (one for the Black Hawk War and one for the Medal of Honor).

Sep
05

Wright Art Museum Open for Heritage Days

09/05/2014 - 09/07/2014
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Wright Art Museum - Beloit College Campus - 700 College St

The Wright Art Museum  houses approximately 4,500 objects! European and American prints and paintings, college portraits, Asian decorative arts and more! Come check it out this weekend!!

Sep
05

Angel Museum | Heritage Days

10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Angel Museum - 656 Pleasant St.

World’s largest Angel Museum! See over 12,000 angels from the Berg Angel Collection and angels donated by Oprah Winfrey.

Free admission to museum and gift shop!

Sep
05

Logan Museum of Anthropology Open for Heritage Days

11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Logan Museum of Anthropology - Beloit College Campus - 700 College St.

The Logan Museum houses approximately 15,000 ethnographic and over 200,000 archaological objects from 123 countries and more tha 480 cultural groups! Come check it out this weekend!

Sep
06

Festival on the Rock

09/06/2014
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
Preservation Park

Fun family event to raise money for Preservation Park improvements.  Festivities include carnival rides, kart races, softball/bags tournament, food and beer tent.  Crime Stoppers Fun Run/Walk starts at 8 AM. Patch Toy & Game Sale runs from 9 AM to 4 PM.  Live music starts at 3 PM. Festival on the Rock Idol semifinals from 11 AM – 2 PM. Watch the fireworks at dusk. Free admission and parking.

Sep
06

Patch Toy & Game Sale

09/06/2014
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Preservation Park

Over 200 toys, games, puzzles and educational aids at wholesale prices.  All profits go back into Preservation Park improvements.  Free admission and parking!

Sep
06

Beloit International Film Fest Outdoor Screening of Shrek

09/06/2014
07:45 pm - 09:00 pm
New Zion Baptist Church - 1905 Mound Ave.

The Beloit International Film Festival, in cooperation with New Zion Baptist Church and the First National Bank and Trust Company, continues the BIFF Outdoors summer series on Saturday, September 6th with the Dreamworks classic, “Shrek.” The PG rated film will be presented on the lawn area behind New Zion, and will begin at 7:45 PM.

When a green ogre called Shrek discovers his swamp has been 'swamped' with all sorts of fairytale creatures by the scheming Lord Farquaad, Shrek sets out, with a very loud donkey by his side, to 'persuade' Farquaad to give his swamp back. This film is the first installment of one of the most successful animation franchises in motion picture history and a perfect centerpiece for a gathering of friends and family.

New Zion Baptist Church is located at 1905 Mound Avenue in Beloit, WI.

NOTE: The rain date for this event will be Sunday, September 7th, same time, same location. The next BIFF Outdoors event will occur on September 26th at Beloit College when the featured film will be “Toy Story 3.”

BIFF Outdoors is a program designed to provide free outdoor screenings of popular and classic films in the Stateline area. The schedule of upcoming outdoor film events can be found at beloitfilmfest.org. All presentations begin after dusk.
BIFF Outdoors is presented by the Beloit International Film Festival and sponsored by the First National Bank and Trust Co. Additional support is provided by Voigt Music and Finley Dencker Buick-GMC.

Sep
06

Old Time Baseball Game

09/06/2014
12:30 pm - 03:00 pm
Beloit Historical Society - 845 Hackett St.

Free! Old Time Baseball Game: Chicago Salmon vs. Crestwood Regulators played by re-enactors. See how the game was played in the late 1800s! Popcorn, peanuts, Cracker Jacks, brats, hamburgers and free ice cream! Children will be invited to participate in running the bases and hitting the ball during an intermission.

Sep
06

Bushnell-Wheeler House | Heritage Days

09/06/2014
11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Bushnell-Wheeler House - 542 Wheeler Ave.

History comes alive in the restored 1850’s house, situated high on the scenic bluffs overlooking Beloit and South Beloit.

 

Sep
06

Beloit Farmers' Market

Weekly on Saturdays
08:00 am - 01:00 pm
300 Block of State Street, 400 Block of East Grand Avenue and Gantry parking lot

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, herbs, bedding plants, fish, meat, eggs & cheese, fresh flowers, artisan crafts, scents & skin care. Rain or Shine!

Sep
06

Historical Tours

The Weekends on Saturdays and Sundays
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Beckman Mill County Park

Tour the grounds of the 50-acre county park where you will see an authentically restored 1868 grist mill, historical cooperage museum and gift shop all while immersing yourself in beautiful natural setting of the park.  

Sep
07

Festival on the Rock

09/07/2014
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Preservation Park

Fun family event to raise money for Preservation Park improvements.  Festivities include carnival rides, softball tournaments, corrugated boat races, adult trike races, food and beer tent. Corrugated boat races from 11 AM – 3 PM.  Festival on the Rock Idol finals from 3 PM – 6 PM. Free admission and parking.

Sep
07

Heritage Sunday

09/07/2014
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Beckman Mill Park

History is alive at Beckman Mill! Join us as we take a step back in time and stroll through our historical trade demonstrators. Enjoy some home cooked food, and beverages. Bring your whole family take and wagon ride. Meet Mr. Beckman in the museum listen to his old time tales. Blacksmithing, coopering, tours, antique vehicles, entertainment by the Mill Road Band. Something for Everyone!!

Sep
07

Old-Fashioned Family Picnic

09/07/2014
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Hanchett-Bartlett Homestead - 2049 St. Lawrence Ave.

Free! 2nd Annual Old-Fashioned Family Picnic on the lawn of the historic Hanchett Bartlett homestead. Hot dogs, chips, and lemon ice. Petting zoo, music by The Scordato sisters on the harp and flute, a “RagTag” band, old-time games, and more!

 

Sep
07

100th Anniversary of the Passenger Pigeon

09/07/2014
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Welty Environmental Center - 8606 S. County Hwy H

Activities marking the 100th Anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon,  and the installation of a sign highlighting the maintenance of a garden certified as a Monarch butterfly habitat! Come out for these great one-of-a-kind events!

Sep
08

Dave Potter and The Alley Kings Blues Jam

Weekly on Mondays
Sara's Pub - 1567 Madison Rd. - Beloit

Join us for Monday night Blues with Dave Potter and the Alley Kings Blues Jam

Sep
09

Member and Community Thank-You and Appreciation

09/09/2014
04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Beckman Mill County Park. 8606 W. Cty. Rd. H- Beloit

A free thank-you event for families and singles featuring music, wiener roast and smores, yard games,hikes,and a picnic style supper.

Sep
12

Knock On Our Door Auction

09/12/2014
06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Beloit Historical Society - 845 Hackett Street - Beloit

The "Come & Knock on our Doors" doors will be auctioned off on September 12, 2014.  The event starts at 6 pm with refreshments and viewing of the doors.  Auction starts at 7 pm.

Sep
12

Folk and Blues Festival 2014

09/12/2014
08:00 pm
Beloit College Campus, Pearsons Hall Quad

The Folk and Blues Festival, an annual Beloit College tradition, welcomes a variety of musical acts.  This event is open to the Beloit Community.

Sep
13

Rock River Valley Carvers 9th Annual Show & Sale

09/13/2014
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Rock County Fair Grounds - Craig Center - 1301 Craig Avenue, Janesville

Free admission! Carvers, vendors, demonstrations, raffles, and more!! Many award winning carvers will be present to demonstrate and/or display their carvings!

(10:15-11:00am) Carving an Icicle. Hands on carving class limited to 8 participants; students must have previous carving expeience; equipment provided. Taught by Randy Callison.

(1:15-1:45pm) Power Carving a Cypress Knee Snowman. Demonstration by Gloria Woldanski.

(2:15-2:45pm) How to Tune Up Your Tools. Demonstration by Jim Trumpy.

Awards will be given for People's Choice and Best Table. Raffle drawings will be held at the end of the day - you do not need to be present to win!

2014 Featured Carvers: Ray Douglas (Senior Carver) & Autumn Douglas (Junior Carver)

For more information, contact Robin Rios (608) 752-3328 or robinrios@charter.net

Sep
13

Folk and Blues Festival 2014

09/13/2014
08:00 pm
Beloit College Campus, Pearsons Hall Quad

The Folk and Blues Festival, an annual Beloit College tradition, welcomes a variety of musical acts.  This event is open to the Beloit Community.

Sep
18

Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

The Third Thursday of the Month
11:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Alibi, Bonnie's Bar & Grill, 11 80 Madison Rd., Beloit, Wi.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner served every third Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sep
20

Welty Whimsies: Golden Pumpkins Galore! Shimmering Displays of Metallic Pumpkins

09/20/2014
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Little Cabin in Big Hill Park, Beloit

Feeling like you would enjoy sprucing up that same old orange pumpkin this year? Let's paint, stencil, bead, stripe or even polka dot that vegetable! Create a beautiful finish that will be the envy of all your vintage guests this year! Instructor: Kelly Washburn $35.00 all inclusive. Sign up soon before all the spots are taken! No experience necessary. Cash, check, PayPal

Sep
20

Beloit Bombshell Roller Derby Game

09/20/2014
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
The Skatin\' Station 1230 E Inman Parkway-Beloit

The Beloit Bombshells non-profit roller derby team will be having their season opener game on Saturday, September 20th at the Skatin' Station 1230 E Inman Parkway in Beloit. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. the game will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door. For more information please visit Beloit Bombshell.com or find them on Facebook.

Sep
21

38th Annual Beloit Lions Autorama

09/21/2014
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Preservation Park 3444 Hwy 51

38th Annual Autorama car show & swap meet. OVer 1200 cars at previous years show. Hand made wooden clock trophies.

Sep
21

Beloit Tennis Association PLAY DAY

09/21/2014
01:00 pm
Wootton Park tennis courts, 1451 Fourth Street, Beloit, WI 53511

This is recreational tennis for all, so bring your friends! Whoever shows up will be able to play tennis with other BTA members and non-members at their own skill level so that all may enjoy a good game.  Bring your own racquet and balls and, if you wish, snacks to share.

Sep
23

Stand-up Comedy Showcase presented by BARN (the Beloit Artist Resource Network)

09/23/2014
07:00 pm - 08:45 pm
Suds O'Hanahan's

A Pay-What-You-Can Comedy event with comedians from Portland, OR, Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee and Rockford.  A showcase of amazing comedic talent in downtown Beloit at the beloved Irish pub Suds O'Hanahan's.  First show in a new monthly series that will bring comedians from regional cities to downtown Beloit.

Oct
11

2nd Annual Cruise-In for a Cause Car Show

10/11/2014
12:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Boundaries Bar & Grill- 3807 S. Riverside Dr Beloit

Calling ALL CAR ENTHUSIASTS bring your show cars, tuners, custom trucks, classics, and hot rods out to a great fun filled day at Boundaries Bar & Grill in Beloit, WI !

ALL Cars are welcome!
Hot Rods, Muscle, Classics, Customs, and Imports!

TROPHIES WILL BE AWARDED!  All trophies are custom built from car parts!
TOP 15 SHOW CARS (PEOPLE'S CHOICE)
BEST OF SHOW (PEOPLE'S CHOICE)
CLUB CHOICE BEST OF SHOW
KIDS CHOICE BEST OF SHOW

Car Show Admission: $10 Entry or a BRAND NEW TOY for the Toy Drive
Spectators: FREE

DJ ROGER PETERS OF 97 ZOK (LIVE)
FIRST 100 PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE GOODIE BAGS!
SILENT AUCTION  
RAFFLE DRAWINGS
DOOR PRIZES
50/50 RAFFLE

Oct
21

Girls Night Out Rock County

10/21/2014
05:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Merrill and Houston's Steak Joint - 500 Pleasant St. Beloit WI 53511

Girls Night Out Rock County invites women to come socialize and support Community Action, Inc.

Oct
23

Adult Battle of the Books

10/23/2014
06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Beloit Public Library Meeting Room, 605 Eclipse Boulevard, Beloit

Gather your teammates & join us for the 2014 Adult Battle of the Books!

Do you love to read? Got a knack for remembering quotes and obscure tidbits of information tucked away in books? Then the inaugural Adult Battle of the Books sponsored by the Beloit Public Library Foundation is just for you!

Teams of four will battle each other on their knowledge of the 15 books on the Battle of the Books reading list. Prizes will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place teams. Audience participation is encouraged!

Read the official book list & sign up you & your teammates at www.beloitlibrarybash.com; teams are $100 & can include up to 4 members. We’ll have spooky snacks on hand, please have your entire team ready for check-in at 6 p.m.

Oct
26

Halloween Costume Parade & Party

10:00 am - 02:00 pm
Participating Downtown Businesses

Children show off their costumes in a walking parade down Grand Avenue visiting Downtown Beloit businesses and Farmers' Market vendors for treats during the last Farmers’ Market of the season. The fun includes The Mr. Steve Show at 10:45 a.m., carnival rides and activities for all ghouls and goblins!

For more detailed information or on Facebook

Nov
15

Welty Whimsies: Tea Time and Handmade Cards

11/15/2014
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Little Cabin in Big Hill Park- Beloit

Embrace the joys of the holidays with tea time and creating handmade cards, bags and boxes in the company of other creators. Bring a couple dozen tea treats to exchange with others.(optional) No experience necessary. $35.00 all inclusive. Contact Kelly Washburn at 608-314-4340 or volunteer@weltercenter.org.

Aug
01

Celebrate Weekend Street Dance

05:30 pm - 11:00 pm
300 Block of State Street - Downtown Beloit

This is the largest fundraiser for the DBA. On Friday, August 1st Sidewalk sales will run from 8am-2pm. The gates will open at 5:30pm for our Street Dance with Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin’ Alter Boys playing until 7:30 pm. Headlining will be The Eddie Butts Band playing from 8-11 pm.  Come check out the beer tent for some amazing deals!  Admission for adults is $5;
Children 4-11 are $1; 3 and under are free. On Saturday, the festivities continue with the Farmers' Market, Sidewalk Sales & more!