What's happening in the Stateline: July 7 - 13, 2023


During the week of July 7-13, the Stateline area will have exciting events such as a playground opening, cruise night, a lot of live music, nature education, board meetings, and a writers' workshop. You are welcome to add more events.

En español: eventos semanales en Stateline del 7-13 de Julio, 2023

11 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Jul 7 - Thursday, Jul 13

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Community Science: Snakes - Sat Jul 8 2:00 pm

Nature at the Confluence

Learn about the importance of local snake populations from our guest herpetologist Nathan Kutok, and discover how you can  help monitor snakes at Nature At The Confluence. We will begin with an indoor presentation, followed by a guided hike to look for snakes under our cover objects. Long pants are advised if you want to participate in that. Recommended for ages 8 and up.[more details]

Music: Carson Hall at After the Vine - Sat Jul 8 6:00 pm

After the Vine

6 - 9 p.m. Free.
Carson Hall is an indie songwriter based out of the Quad Cities and the Rockford area. He recently released "Unpolished Vol. 1." [more details]

Live Music: Vince Chiarelli - Sat Jul 8 7:00 pm

Hidden Creek Estates

7 - 9 p.m.
Vince presents an unique style of Italian-American music with an added Latin flair. [more details]

Wild Food Wild Medicine
- Sun Jul 9 1:00 pm

Nature at the Confluence

Learn from expert herbalist Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs about the healing benefits of wild plants. During this workshop, participants will be introduced to herbalism on a guided trail walk, make an herbal infused vinegar to take home, and taste herbal beverages. Space is limited so please register in advance. Cost: $30.  [more details]

Live Music: Fred & Ginger - Sun Jul 9 2:00 pm

After the Vine

2 - 5 p.m. 
Returning to After The Vine, Fred & Ginger will play 60s music, current music, and everything in between. Come sip some wine today and enjoy the music (dancing optional). 

[more details]

Monday Jazz Jam Session @ Dari Ripple - Mon Jul 10 2:00 pm

M&M Dari Ripple

6 - 8 p.m. Weekly jazz jam session hosted by the Beloit Memorial High School (BMHS) Jazz Band members. Bring your horn and sit in, any age welcome! Weather permitting. [more details]

Macktown Living History Tours - Tue Jul 11 10:00 am

Macktown Living History

10 a.m.

Come see historic sites in the beauty of Macktown Forest Preserve. Kids are invited to do a scavenger hunt, and bring a stuffed pet or toy to enjoy “parading with their pets” in nature. 

[more details]

Cruise Night at the Museum - Wed Jul 12 5:00 pm

Enjoy great company and a relaxing time out at the museum. If you're at all into cars, you're gonna love this event. Last night of the season is September 10 and will include a car show, music, and food. [more details]

Writer's Workshop - Capturing Ideas - Wed Jul 12 6:00 pm

Talcott Free Library

Local author and creative writing teacher Gary Lawrence will explore principles and techniques to help make your writing not only better, but easier to create and polish. Bring an open mind and whatever it is you write with (pen & paper, keyboard, etc.) Free and open to the public, and one in a series of sessions. [more details]

Rockton River Market: Blind Date - Wed Jul 12 6:00 pm

Settlers Park

This Rockford area 5-piece band, formed in 2017, delivers a dynamic and energetic show, ranging from classic rock, pop, country, blues, & funk. Powerful female vocalist, lush keyboards, shredding guitar, thumping bass, and drums all churning in an energetic ball of precision, passion, and power.

The Rockton River Market takes place every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at Settlers Park. [more details]

Rockton Township Board Meeting - Wed Jul 12 7:00 pm

Rockton Township Hall

All regular Board Meetings are held at 7:00 pm in the Rockton Township Hall located at 1315 North Blackhawk Blvd., Rockton, Illinois.

The Rockton Township Hall is handicapped/ wheelchair accessible. If you require the services of a sign language interpreter, please notify the Township in advance.  [more details]

Roscoe Township Board Meeting - Wed Jul 12 7:00 pm

Roscoe Township

Roscoe Township will hold its monthly meeting on the second Wednesday of the month.
7 pm at the Township Offices [more details]

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