What to do in Rockton and Roscoe - Saturday, Sep 17 - Friday, Sep 23


Hononegah Community High School is 100 years old. It opened its doors in 1923 and people are celebrating all week. After the Vine is celebrating - they're one year old. The people who come to 50 North always have a good time - they're supposed to be at least 50 years old. And Rockton McDonald's Cruise Nights and Street Market Extravaganza are celebrating the last events of their summer season. If you can think of anything else to celebrate, let everybody know.

10 events this week on our calendar: Saturday, Sep 17 - Friday, Sep 23

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Hononegah High School 100th Birthday and Homecoming - Sat Sep 17 - Sat Sep 24

Hononegah Community High School

Come celebrate!  Events and activities will include: Window painting on Sept. 17, Lip- sync battle on Sept. 19, Talent show on Sept. 20, Powderpuff games, a pep rally and a bonfire on Sept. 22, Parade on Sept. 23, followed by the Homecoming football game, Homecoming dance on Sept. 24. [more details]

Street Market Extravaganza - Sat Sep 17 9:00 am

Life Church

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. All sorts of vendors you can shop from, food trucks, inflatables for the kids and a DJ - the premier event to close out the summer season! We have added a double elimination Bags Tournament. Teams will be two people and there will be prizes for the top three teams. 
Are you artistic? We have also added “Paint the Parking Lot”! $20 gets you a parking spot to decorate. The Grace Wins Benefit for Grace and Ryan Hansen is happening at the same time. [more details]

Boone County Farm Stroll - Sun Sep 18 10:00 am

Various Farms

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
A self-guided tour of seven of Boone County's diversified family farms. There's no beginning or end to the stroll. Come satisfy your local food cravings and curiosities on farms that grow your food and fiber.
[more details]

50 North - Tue Sep 20 1:00 pm

Rockton Community Centre

50 North will be meeting on Tuesday, September 20, from 1-3 pm, for people 50 and over.  Hoo Haven will be bringing their birds and talking to us about their facility.  They always have need of old towels, laundry detergent and frozen meats and have asked us to bring these donations if able.  There will also be games to play and cookies and coffee to enjoy.  Please join us for an interesting afternoon! [more details]

Breakfast B4 Business at Jessica's - Wed Sep 21 7:30 am

Jessica's Restaurant

7:30 - 9 a.m. Eat a delicious breakfast with other local business people. Sponsored by elev815 but everyone is welcome. [more details]

1 Year Anniversary Party - After The Vine - Wed Sep 21 5:00 pm

After the Vine

Free. It’s our 1 year Anniversary Party! Kevin Burns will be playing live music, free cake, wine specials, Sabores food truck and fun!! Come celebrate with us! https://www.facebook.com/events/1433472263839828 [more details]

RDM Dedication Ceremony - Wed Sep 21 5:30 pm

American Legion

There will be a brief dedication ceremony on Wed., Sept. 21 at the Rockton American Legion promptly at 5:30 p.m. Parents of Corporal Ryan D. Masters will present a donation and plaque on behalf of the RDM Foundation to the Rockton American Legion in support of Vets Roll.

The RDM Foundation was established in 2022 to honor Corporal Ryan D. Masters through funding organizations which benefit veterans, support their life after service and raise awareness of veteran suicide.  [more details]

Rockton McDonald's Cruise Nights - Wed Sep 21 6:00 pm

McDonald's Parking Lot

6:00-8:00 p.m. with live DJ Joe Locke, $100 cash drawing, and car show meal specials, each 3rd Wednesday of the month (this is the last for the year). [more details]

elev815 Happy Hour at Benny's - Thu Sep 22 5:30 pm

Benny's Slots Wine Spirits

Free to attend, no purchase required.
It's time to relax and enjoy a refreshing beverage with other elev8tors and local business people (PUBLIC WELCOME)! Join us as we visit a elev815 member and network with each other.  [more details]

Feast on the Field Tailgate Party - Fri Sep 23 6:30 pm

Hononegah Community High School

All American cookout! Burgers,  hotdogs, and sides! Part of the Homecoming Centennial Celebration.  Cost: $20. On the field under the big white tent. [more details]

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