What's happening in the Stateline - Friday, Jun 23 - Friday, Jun 30


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This week: nature events, three outdoor movies, grilled cheese, free cookout, live music, excitement for library patrons, a golf fundraiser, remembering D-Day, and more to explore! We welcome you to add more events.

16 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Jun 23 - Friday, Jun 30

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Cheezy's Food Truck - Fri Jun 23 11:00 am

Roscoe Village Hall

Join us for the food truck Fridays at the Roscoe Village Hall, this week Cheezy's Food Truck will be offering "a unique taste on grilled cheese and melts!"

The food truck will be in the Village of Roscoe parking lot from 11-3 on June 23rd.  

[more details]

Wild Scaping Your Yard
- Fri Jun 23 5:00

Nature at the Confluence, South Beloit

Curious about the practice of No Mow May, or how you can go beyond to provide habitat for local wildlife? Get ideas and inspiration for wildscaping your outdoor spaces.This event is free but space is limited so please register in advance.  [more details]

Drive 815: Toy Story 3 - Fri Jun 23 6:30 pm

Rockton Athletic Fields

Toy Story 3:
With their beloved Andy preparing to leave for college, Woody, Buzz Lightyear , Jessie , and the rest of the toys find themselves headed out the door. [more details]

Outdoor Movie Night: Encanto - Fri Jun 23 8:00 pm

South Beloit High School

Free movie, free popcorn. Winnebago County Sheriff presents the movie Encanto. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Sadie, the Saint Bernard therapy dog, will also be joining us. In case of inclement weather, we will reschedule. [more details]

Family Nature Event at Nygren Wetland Preserve - Sat Jun 24 9:00 am

Nygren Wetlands

This free family friendly event will get you exploring the natural world at Nygren Wetland Preserve. You’ll see prairies, wetlands and woodlands when you visit 14 – 15 learning stations on a variety of nature and art themed topics.  After visiting at least six of the stations, children can earn a Junior Naturalist badge. [more details]

Common Ground SummerFest Cookout - Sat Jun 24 11:00 am

St Andrew Lutheran Church

Hamburgers, hotdogs, games and fun! FREE to all. Family friendly!  11 a.m. till 2 p.m.  Come on out and enjoy our community.  [more details]

Drive 815: Finding Dory - Sat Jun 24 6:30 pm

Rockton Athletic Fields

Finding Dory:
Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds or so. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them.  [more details]

Live Music: Tribute the Band - Sat Jun 24 8:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

8 - 11 p.m.

Tribute the Band has recently played at the Pomodoro, the Eagles Club, the Verdi Club, and Drink Nmt.

[more details]

Stateline Business Expo Weekend - Sat-Sun Jun 25-26 

Hononegah Community High School Fieldhouse

Free to the public. 

RORO Expo is now the Stateline Business Expo. 
Not like your typical business expo, the SB Expo is a fun community event for the entire family. We are one of the area’s only free expos, and we feature a huge diversity in business types. [more details]

Live Music: Bill and Jim's Most Excellent Acoustic Adventure - Sun Jun 25 1:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

1 - 4 p.m. Friends for over 20 years, Bill and Jim have been perfecting their performances for just as long. They've pieced together material from prior and current bands to create the most versatile set list: classic rock, country, 80's and 90's. [more details]

Talcott Library Board Meeting - Mon Jun 26 7:00 pm

Rockton Community Center

This month, due to the expected crowd, the Talcott Free Library board meeting has been moved to the Rockton Community Center. Members of the public will  express their opinions on an upcoming event, Drag Q&A, scheduled for July.  [more details]

The D-Day Invasion - Rockton Township Historical Society - Mon Jun 26 7:00 pm

Rockton Township Historical Society

Free. Presented by Dr. John D. Ulferts, retired Superintendent of the Shirland School District.
June is the anniversary month of the D-Day invasion of World War II. On June 6, 1944, the Allied forces launched the largest amphibious invasion in the history of warfare. The D-Day assault began the liberation of France and Europe from German occupation.  [more details]

Songwriting Workshop at Talcott Library - Wed Jun 28 5:30 pm

Talcott Free Library

5:30 - 7 p.m. Chicago musician & singer/songwriter David Sherman will discuss song structure and songwriting techniques while you work on a song together. [more details]

Rockton River Market: Shuffle This - Wed Jun 28 6:00 pm

Settlers Park

Join us for Shuffle This, a 5 piece pop/rock/dance band from the suburbs of Chicago to Freeport, IL.

The Rockton River Market takes place every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at Settlers Park, 150 Hawick Street in Rockton. The music starts at 6:00 p.m.
[more details]

Harlem-Roscoe Firefighter's Annual Golf Play Day - Fri Jun 30 10:00 am

Atwood Homestead Golf Course

Join the Harlem-Roscoe Fire Department for the annual golf play day. This year we will be hosting our event at Atwood Homestead Golf Course to support the educational needs of the schools in our fire district. Last year, donations totaled over $24,000.  [more details]

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

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