What to do in Roscoe and Rockton - Friday, Aug 19 - Friday, Aug 26


A small part of Downtown Rockton

It's the weekend, so it's time to do weekend things. For example, you could always shop - in Rockton at the Downtown Rockton Fall Open House featuring four of the best decor shops in town, and in Roscoe at The Boho Market at Synergy Collective on Main Street.

But there's more!

10 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Aug 19 - Friday, Aug 26

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The Boho Market at Synergy Collective - Sat Aug 20 1:00 pm

Synergy Collective

Join us for this FREE Boho Market Event! Sizz N Fizz Food Truck will be serving up lunch starting at noon! At 1 m., the shopping begins- inside Synergy Collective and in the parking lot, you'll find local vendors including Homemade Hippie - Able Small Batch Organics - Down To Earth Pottery - Creations by Christy - Elara Iris Handmade - Sweet N Spiked - Artemis Moon & Co. - Sizz N Fizz Truck - and more! Make sure to stop in the store for 30% off summer sale items and 40% off all plants! [more details]

Other Events

Food Truck Friday with The Taco Shop 815 - Fri Aug 19 11:00 am

Roscoe Village Hall Parking Lot

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
For lunch, The Taco Shop 815 food truck will be in the parking lot of Roscoe Village Hall on Main Street. A food truck will be parked there every Friday.  [more details]

Back to School BBQ - Prairie Hill - Fri Aug 19 5:00 pm

Prairie Hill Elementary School

5 - 7 p.m. on the PHS playground. Tickets: $1 each at the PSA table. Join us to celebrate a new school year!
Burgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks, popcorn, cotton candy, bounce houses, face painting, Kona Ice (Kona Ice Truck will accept cash or credit card).  [more details]

Purple and Gold Day - Fri Aug 19 5:30 pm

Hononegah Community High School

The high school fall sports season kicks into high gear with this celebration - The 28th Annual Purple & Gold Fest. Come out and meet the players, dancers, cheerleaders and coaches. [more details]

Drive 815: Jurassic Park - Fri Aug 19 6:30 pm

Rockton Athletic Fields

Admission: one ticket admits a full carload: $20 per movie with an early bird pass, $40 for both movies, $25 per movie at the door/gate: 
See Jurassic Park on Friday and The Mitchells vs the Machines on Saturday. This weekend is sponsored by Screw City Jeeps 815. For every ticket sold on Friday the 26th, five dollars will be donated to Habitat for Humanity! [more details]

Morning Walk - Sat Aug 20 9:00 am

Roscoe Chiropractic Centre

Join the Roscoe Walkie Talkies (including Dr. Brett and Dr. Jan) for a morning walk! We are trying to squeeze as many walks in before winter as we can, so this will be our 2nd walk in August. We will meet at Roscoe Chiropractic Centre and set off on the bike path into nature!   [more details]

Live Music: Date Night with Paul Bronson - Sat Aug 20 5:00 pm

After the Vine

5:00 -8:00 p.m. Bring your significant other in for some music, wine, chocolate and romance. Paul Bronson will play great instrumental guitar music while you sip on your favorite bottle of wine at 10% off. Including premium wines. Or you want to, you can sip by the glass and The First Glass (is that like The First Dance?)  is buy one get one FREE for your date. We will have Sugar Britches chocolates for sale to share and small plate charcuterie foods.  [more details]

Drive 815: The Mitchells vs the Machines - Fri Aug 19 6:30 pm

Rockton Athletic Fields

Admission: one ticket admits a full carload: $20 per movie with an early bird pass, $40 for both movies, $25 per movie at the door/gate: Featuring Jurassic Park on Friday and The Mitchells vs the Machines on Saturday. This weekend is sponsored by Screw City Jeeps 815. [more details]

The Talcott Library Story - Mon Aug 22 7:00 pm

Talcott Free Library

In this presentation sponsored by the Rockton Township Historical Society, Talcott adult services librarian Michelle Koch will share the 133-year history of the Talcott Free Library, followed by showing off some of Talcott’s memorabilia and an overview of their genealogical research sources.  [more details]

Rockton PTO Back to School Picnic - Tue Aug 23 5:00 pm

Rockton Grade School/Whitman Post Elementary School

Bring the family and enjoy FREE snow cones, bounce houses, glitter tattoos, games and lots more fun! We will have pizza, hot dogs, chips and ice cream for purchase along with raffles and more activities. There will also be information tables from community groups and sports teams.  [more details]

Rockton River Market: Kevin Burns' Good Vibrations - Wed Aug 24 5:00 pm

Settlers Park

This week’s musical artist for the Rockton River Market is Kevin Burns' Good Vibrations: "beachside music with a cocktail twist!" The Rockton River Market is every Wednesday at Settlers Park, which is just about at 150 E. Hawick Street in Rockton. Music starts at 5:00 p.m.
Kevin plays the drums, keyboards, and other instruments.  [more details]

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