What's happening in the Stateline - Apr. 21-28


Wagon Wheel Resort postcard, Rockton IL

Spring is here, we think. It's time for bareroot trees, gardening classes, music, dancing, and track. It's also time to remember the Wagon Wheel and to consider giving blood.

10 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Apr 21 - Friday, Apr 28

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Oak & Hickory Sapling Giveaway - Earth Day Event - Fri Apr 21 12:00 pm

Nature at the Confluence

Friday, April 21, 12:00p.m.- 4:00 p.m.Saturday, April 22, 9:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. (or while supplies last). You are invited to pick up a free bare-root oak or hickory sapling to take home and plant. We will have red oak, burr oak, white oak, and hickory saplings available and you can take up to three per household. Each sapling is 1-2 feet long and will need to be planted in a pot or in the ground within a few days of pick up. L [more details]

Music: Kevin Burns at After the Vine - Fri Apr 21 5:30 pm

After the Vine

5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Free.
Kevin Burns plays and sings all genres of acoustic music. Get out of the house, have some fun, and try some wine. [more details]

Live Music: Minimal at Louie's - Fri Apr 21 7:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

7 - 10 p.m.
Minimal will be rocking! No cover; however, donations are welcome and 100% matched by Louie’s, so it’s a win/win for everyone. Despite their name, Minimal is musically complex. Their playlist includes songs from Led Zeppelin, Crosby Stills & Nash, and Black Sabbath, but also from Post Malone, Justin Bieber, and Breaking Benjamin. Bassist and vocalist Greg DeCarlo said, "We are a true variety band." They have won at least 15 awards from the Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI). [more details]

Gardening for the Beginner: Garden Planning - Sat Apr 22 9:00 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

Session 1: Garden Planning Come with your questions and make a plan for a great garden year! Would you like to start a vegetable garden, but don't know where to begin? Come and learn with others in the community who are taking the leap into growing your own food.Each session will focus on a separate topic. Come to one, or come to all. No obligation or registration necessary. [more details]

VetsRoll Dance - Sat Apr 22 7:00 pm

American Legion Post 332

7 p.m. - midnight

The final VetsRoll fundraiser before the May 21-24 trip to DC.
Come and dance to the great sounds of Bob Affholder and support those who support us. [more details]

The Wagon Wheel Resort Remembered - Sun Apr 23 1:00 pm

Rockton Township Historical Society Museum

Join friends and former employees of the Wagon Wheel Resort and learn more of its history as we walk down memory lane through photos and articles.  Admission is free but donations are encouraged and welcomed. [more details]

Rockton Community Blood Drive - Tue Apr 25 12:00 pm

American Legion Banquet Hall

12 - 6 p.m.
Both whole blood and double red donations will be accepted.
For questions, contact Keith West at 815-624-7350 or RRVBC at 815-965-8751.
[more details]

Roscoe Middle School Track Meet - Tue Apr 25 4:00 pm

Roscoe Middle School

Home Roscoe Middle School track meet. The track meet starts at 4 p.m. [more details]

Live Music: Dave of Back 40 Band - Thu Apr 27 1:00 pm

Palpable's Pub

1 - 3 p.m.
$5 cover. Come to dance on a Thursday afternoon. [more details]

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

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