What to do in Roscoe - Saturday, Aug 27 - Friday, Sep 2


This week in Rockton and Roscoe, we've got events for everyone: inside and outside, old and new, active and restful, coming, going, and even flying (and landing). Know something that's happening soon? Post it in our Community Calendar. 

12 events this week on our calendar: Saturday, Aug 27 - Friday, Sep 2

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Drive 815: The Mitchells vs. the Machines - Sat Aug 27 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]


Other Events

R/C Water Fun Fly - Sat Aug 27 9:00 am

Rock Valley R/C Flyers

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Spectators are free!
Calling all AMA certified pilots, if you have RC planes on floats then come on out to Chicory Ridge Pond. Test your skills flying and landing on the water. [more details]

Hononegah Forest Preserve Hike - Sat Aug 27 9:30 am

Hononegah Forest Preserve

9:30-11:30 a.m. Sponsored by 815 Outside. Hit the trails with us on what is sure to be a lovely Saturday morning at Hononegah Forest Preserve. This hike will be roughly 2 miles. We will meet at the Towering Pines Shelterhouse. [more details]

Time Rolls On: Car, Bike & Tractor Show - Sat Aug 27 10:00 am

Roscoe Methodist

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Family friendly event with Food available & music by The Rocksurfers.  Entry fee $15. Prizes for best car/truck, best motorcycle and best tractor.  Proceeds benefit local charities sponsored by Roscoe Methodist. [more details]

Football: Hononegah vs. Jefferson - Sat Aug 27 12:15 pm

Wyeth Stadium

Opening up the season, the Hononegah Indians are a favorite to win the NIC 10 conference. Jefferson is looking to get a win after losing 13 in a row and going winless in 2021. It's been over a decade since the J Hawks have beaten the Indians. [more details]

Mindful Flow Yoga - Sat Aug 27 4:00 pm

Synergy Collective

 Join Ashley for this 60 minute practice syncing breath and movement. You will be slowly guided from one pose to another, pausing to observe the alignment of the pose and your prana (energy) in each pose. Complimentary water, tea & coffee available. Synergy Collective will be open for shopping before & after class with a 10% discount. [more details]

Live Music: Paul Bronson - Sun Aug 28 2:00 pm

After the Vine

2:00 -5:00 p.m.
Paul Bronson and his acoustic music returns to the lovely After The Vine in Rockton, IL for another early Sunday performance adding the sonic backdrop for wine tasting and relaxation.  [more details]

Kinnikinnick School Board Meeting - Tue Aug 30 7:00 pm

Kinnikinnick School Library

The Kinnikinnick CCSD No. 131 Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Kinnikinnick School library. All meetings are open to the public. [more details]

Wednesday Stewardship Days – Nygren Wetland Preserve - Wed Aug 31 9:00 am

Nygren Wetland Preserve

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Each Wednesday, volunteer tasks include control and removal of bush honeysuckle and garlic mustard or other invasive species, planting/collecting seeds, helping in the greenhouse, planting plugs, general maintenance, bird and mammal monitoring, prescribed burns, and set-up for special events. Enjoy the beauty of the prairies and wetlands while you work amidst NLI’s most ambitious restoration to date, which hosts a complex of habitats and rare species.  [more details]

Sophia's Restaurant Cruise Night - Thu Sep 1 5:00 pm

Sophia's Restaurant

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Lots of cool cars, every first Thursday of the month. [more details]

Restorative Yoga at Synergy Collective - Thu Sep 1 6:00 pm

Synergy Collective

Join Ashley for Restorative Yoga! This is a wonderful night practice meant to relax the body and release any muscular (and emotional) holding. It's full prop use (bolsters, straps, blankets, and blocks are supplied), just bring your mat!  Synergy Collective will be open for shopping before & after class with a 10% shopping discount for class attendees. [more details]

Live Music: Acoustic Millennium Band - Fri Sep 2 7:30 pm

Louie's Tap House

7:30 -10:30 p.m. Come on out to Louie's Tap House for a rocking good time!  Acoustic Millennium Band (AMB) plays 60's-2000's cover music and original music. Prizes, giveaways, and good times with AMB! Stop down and shake and shimmy with us!  [more details]

Now you're in the loop! For more things to do, or to post your own event for your organization or business, visit our Community Calendar.

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