What's happening in the Stateline - Friday, Sep 22 - Friday, Sep 29
This week, you could run on the Stone Bridge Trail, explore antiques at an 1840s homestead, book a reading in Roscoe, read a book in Rockton, observe a dog show for large dogs, hear Kevin Burns play twice, shop at a craft/vendor show at the museum, or take a hike in South Beloit. You can do it all!
14 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Sep 22 - Friday, Sep 29
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Stone Bridge Half Marathon and 5k - Sat Sep 23 7:30 am
A very fast, out and back half marathon course set up on the scenic Stone Bridge Trail in Roscoe, Illinois.
Packet pick up will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21 and Friday September 22 at the Roscoe Branch of the Stateline Family YMCA. There will be no race day registration or packet pick-up.
Antique Sale - Sat Sep 23 9:00 am
Attention antique lovers! Roscoe Township Historical Society is having an antique sale on Sept. 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. rain or shine at the Roscoe Township Community Center at Founders Park, 4562 Hononegah Rd., Roscoe, IL. All proceeds will help to fund the continued restoration of the 1840s Cross Homestead. The Cross home will also be open for tours during the antique sale. Park in the community center parking lot and follow signs. See some of what will be on sale!https:/… [more details]
Reading Event at Synergy Collective - Sat Sep 23 11:00 am
Connect with our favorite experienced readers in short, 20 minute appointments inside Synergy Collective until 3 p.m. (No door fee, and store remains open for shopping during event.) The lineup:
Kathy Bjerke: Intuitive Chakra Reading, Amy Hill: Medical Intuitive, Laura Brown: Psychic/Medium, Dauna Needom: Intuitive Tarot / Oracle + Intuitive Psychic, Eric Walz: Energy Healing. [more details]
Winnebago Labrador Retriever Club Show - Fri Sep 22 10:00 am
Kieselburg Forest Preserve
Friday and Saturday: judges will decide on best Beginner Puppy on Friday. Best Bred By Exhibitor, Best Puppy, Best Veteran, Best Hunting Retriever offered both days. Raffles, Games, Stud Dog Auction. [more details]
Hononegah 50 Year Reunion - Class of 1973 - Fri Sep 22 12:00 pm
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
Sept. 22-24, 2023: food & drink, golf, tours, football and much more! With an Italiano buffet style dinner at the Firehouse Pub Roscoe. [more details]
Music: Kevin Burns at After the Vine - Fri Sep 22 6:00 pm
After the Vine
Kevin Burns is back live. The composer/musician/vocalist plays all genres of acoustic music and he often does it at After the Vine. [more details]
Creative Collections at Historic Auto Attractions - Sat Sep 23 10:00 am
Historic Auto Attractions
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join us for our much-anticipated first-ever craft/vendor show, a day filled with vintage charm and handcrafted treasures. At Creative Collections, we're bringing together the best of both worlds – a celebration of all things vintage and a showcase of the finest handmade crafts. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a lover of unique finds, or a creator with a passion for crafting, this event has something special for everyone.
Explore a diverse array of vendors. [more details]
Live: Kevin Burns at Poison Ivy Pub - Sat Sep 23 7:00 pm
Poison Ivy Pub
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. He's a busy man. After a little break from live music, Poison Ivy Pub is so ready for Kevin Burns to be back. We've always enjoyed his great music and song selection over the last 13 years he's played here. For everyone who has been asking for him to play here again, please come out and support him and show him how much we all missed him. [more details]
Live Music: An Evening with the Boom Boom Room - Sat Sep 23 10:15 pm
Louie's Tap House
8 p.m. - midnight
The Boom Boom Room is not your average bar band. With a wide genre from the 70's until now. Everything you know and love. [more details]
History Hike + Ripple
- Sun Sep 24 1:00 pm
Nature at The Confluence
Join our staff for a guided hike on our trails where you will learn about the Indigenous and industrial history of the land, followed by a group trip to the M & M Dari Ripple. There is no charge to attend the hike, and we encourage you to support Dari Ripple and Nature At The Confluence by donating when you make an ice cream or food purchase. Dari Ripple will match all donations given to Nature At The Confluence on September 23rd and 24th (up to $250 total match), so if you can’t join us for the hike, stop by Dari Ripple anyway. [more details]
Synergy Book Club: Light Is The New Black - Sun Sep 24 4:00 pm
A monthly get-together to discuss our book of the month. Join us every last Sunday of the month from 4-5:30pm. This month's book is Light Is The New Black by Rebecca Campbell.
Snacks and drinks are provided, all ages welcome.
Registration: $30. Tickets available online or call us at (815) 270-0265 or visit us in person at 11361 Main St. Roscoe, IL 61073. [more details]
Little Scientists: Apples
- Tue Sep 26 10:00 am
Nature at The Confluence
Use your senses to investigate local apple varieties, learn about how they grow, and make a craft involving this delicious fruit. This program is best suited for children ages 4-6 and their caretakers, but siblings are also welcome. The Little Scientist series will take place on September 26th, October 12th, November 16th, and December 12th. Cost is $7/child per session. [more details]
Forest View Residents Breakfast at Sophia's Restaurant - Wed Sep 27 9:00 am
The monthly Forest View residents breakfast. Come at 9, order at 9:30. Enjoy your neighbors, have a fruit cup, a pancake, and a lot of laughs. [more details]
Cameras At The Confluence
- Wed Sep 27 5:30 pm
Nature at The Confluence
Join us in the soft evening light for a guided photography tour of Nature At The Confluence. Jo Ribody from the Beloit Art Center will present a lesson on “Going into Depth with Depth of Field,” followed by a group walk on our nature trails. All experience levels and camera types are welcome, including phone cameras. Please RSVP at our website if you plan to attend. Program cost is $10/person (cash), unless... [more details]
Live Music: Dave of Back 40 Band - Thu Sept 28 1:00 pm
1 - 3 p.m. $5 cover. Come to dance on a Thursday afternoon. [more details]
There now, you're in the loop! For more things to do, or to post your own event, visit our Community Calendar.