What's happening in the Stateline - Friday, May 26 - Friday, Jun 2


DALL-E AI prompt: Memorial Day parade in the 1960s, with race cars.

This is Memorial Day weekend, with parades and picnics. Also: wheel-to-wheel races, autocross, and enduro; live music, natural activities, and everything you ever wanted to know about JFK.

8 events this week on our calendar: Saturday, May 27 - Friday, Jun 2

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Roscoe Memorial Day Parade - Mon May 29 11:00 am

Village of Roscoe

The Roscoe VFW and the Roscoe Middle School Band, among other groups, will take part in a Memorial Day Parade. 
Starting at the intersection of Bridge Street and Main Street, the parade route will follow Main Street to Harrison Street, proceeding down Harrison into the Roscoe Cemetery, 5550 Harrison Street, where the VFW will hold a Memorial Ceremony honoring Roscoe's fallen heroes. Everyone is invited. Certain roads will be closed at 10:30 a.m.[more details]

Other Events

Live Music: Espinosa & Coffey - Fri May 26 5:00 pm

After the Vine

5 -8 p.m.
Espinosa & Coffey is an acoustic duo comprised of musicians Shannon Espinosa and David Coffey.
Join us for delicious wine and live music. [more details]

Blackhawk Memorial Days - Sat May 27 - Mon May 29

Blackhawk Farms Raceway

Registration required. The weekend begins with wheel-to-wheel races on Saturday, followed by another day of wheel-to-wheel races and a 90 minute enduro race on Sunday. The weekend concludes with a morning HPDE and afternoon autocross sessions on Monday.  [more details]

An Introduction to Coffee: Seed to Cup - Sat May 27 10:00 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Interested in where your daily cup of coffee comes from? Ant and Rita of Roscoe's Snowdrift Coffee look forward to sharing what they've learned about this complex beverage over their combined 35 years in the industry.

[more details]

JFK Celebration at Historic Auto Attractions - Sat May 27 12:00 pm

Historic Auto Attractions

Celebrate one of the most fascinating people in history: President John F. Kennedy!
Admire one of the most extensive collections in the United States and have an experience like no other with our onsite Chief Historian Tony Farrell, a noted JFK expert. The presentation will begin in the banquet room, and then lead into the exhibit.

Tickets are now available, seats are limited. Tickets will include admission to the museum and presentation. 
[more details]

Meet Me at the Confluence - Sat May 27 1:00 pm

Nature at the Confluence

1 - 2:30 p.m.
Celebrate the start of summer with Nature At The Confluence! This is a free, family-friendly event and there is no registration.
From 1-1:30 pm enjoy kids story time under our cottonwood tree or a complimentary outdoor yoga session led by Lily Herbold (a limited number of mats are available). At 2:00 pm, get your toes wet and enjoy a Family Creek Walk in Kelly Creek (closed-toed shoes required) Or simply stop by between 1-2:30 pm. [more details]

Memorial Day - Mon May 29 7:00 am

Roscoe Cemetery

Memorial Day, originally known after the Civil War as Decoration Day , is a federal holiday in the United States for mourning the U.S. military personnel who have fought and died while serving in the United States armed forces. It is observed on the last Monday of May.

Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day to honor and mourn those who fought and died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day is also considered the unofficial beginning of summer in the United States. [more details]

Rockton Memorial Day Parade - Mon May 29 9:00 am

Rockton Township Cemetery

The parade traditionally begins at 9:00 a.m. on Blackhawk Blvd. on the south side of the bridge over the Rock River, laying a wreath into the water, and heads north to the Rockton Township cemetery, with a short ceremony afterward. The parade usually includes the Hononegah High School Band. [more details]

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