What to do in Rockton and Roscoe - Mar. 3-11


Casimir Pulaski playing reggae guitar. Image: Midjourney AI

This week, there's shopping, hopping, acoustic music, reggae music, a game of left-right-center, political intrigue. heart health tips, discount mattresses, and Casimir Pulaski!

12 events this week on our calendar: Sunday, Mar 5 - Saturday, Mar 11

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Vintage Shop Hop - Sat Mar 4 10:00 am

Various Locations

Mar. 3 & 4, 2023 Never shop hopped? Well, get ready! This is the mother lode of all road trips! The Vintage Shop Hop includes ten local vintage & boutique shops. Held twice a year -  400+ total shops, vintage, barn sales, women's boutiques & home decor  in northern Illinois and much of Wisconsin, on March 3 & 4, 2023. You just have to grab your friends, hit the road, and shop! [more details]

Music: Watered Down - Fri Mar 3 6:00 pm

After the Vine

6-9 p.m. Free. The local trio Wateredown will be performing acoustic rock music. With fun interactions with the crowd. And wine.
[more details]

Live Music: Unity the Band - Fri Mar 3 7:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

7 p.m. until later. An island experience with Unity the Band in Bob Marley style, games galore, and fabulous fried cod and drinks all day. [more details]

Hononegah Band Mattress Sale - Sun Mar 5 10:00 am

Hononegah High School Performing Arts Center

Support your high school band, with name-brand mattresses 10-40% off., Metal Gym, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  [more details]

Live Music: Fred & Ginger - Sun Mar 5 2:00 pm

After the Vine

2 - 5 p.m.  Fred & Ginger will play 60s music, current music, and everything in between. Come sip some wine today and enjoy the music (dancing optional). [more details]

Casimir Pulaski Day - Mon Mar 6 8:00 am

Casimir Pulaski, a Polish nobleman, became an American Revolutionary general and one of the fathers of the American cavalry. The first Monday of March is an official holiday in Illinois in his honor. Already famous as a fighter for Polish independence, Pulaski was eventually recruited by the Marquis de Lafayette and Benjamin Franklin to serve under George Washington. When he arrived, the American army had only a few hundred horse soldiers, but Casimir changed that around. [more details]

50 North, Senior Activity Event - Tue Mar 7 1:00 pm

Rockton Community Centre

1-3 pm. St. Patrick's Day trivia and then an afternoon of games, including the infamous left-right-center.  We'd like to get a euchre table going for those that enjoy cards.  Refreshments will be served. Wear green, bring a friend and please come join us! [more details]

Village of Roscoe Board Meeting - Tue Mar 7 6:30 pm

Village of Roscoe

The twice-monthly meeting of the Village of Roscoe Board of Trustees. After the regular board meeting, the members reconvene as the Committee of the Whole to talk over future plans and ideas. Citizens are invited to give public comments to the board at the beginning and end of each meeting.
Please attend in person, or join virtually. [more details]

Rockton Village Board of Trustees - Tue Mar 7 7:00 pm

Village of Rockton Municipal Center

The Village of Rockton Board of Trustees meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. The public is invited. [more details]

Roscoe Township Board Meeting and Budget Hearing - Wed Mar 8 7:00 pm

Roscoe Township

This is big: Roscoe Township will vote on its 2023-2024 budget and set the agenda for April 11's annual meeting.[more details]

Lunch and Learn: 3 Common Myths About Heart Disease - Thu Mar 9 11:30 am

Firehouse Pub

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Join elev815 and Karen Radtke of Integral Health Solutions as we learn 3 Common Myths About Heart Disease. Do you know that your heart beats 3,600 times per hour, 24 hours/day? And we don't even have to think about it! Please arrive at 11:30 to order your lunch, and the presentation will begin at 12:00 p.m.
[more details]

Spring Musical - Mary Poppins at Hononegah - Fri Mar 10 7:00 pm

Hononegah High School Performing Arts Center

7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday. In England 1910, meet the troubled Banks family, where young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing with their creative antics - until Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but with a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again.  [more details]

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