This weekend in farthest northern Illinois: Friday, Jun 21 - Sunday, Jun 23


Bing Image Creator (DALL-E AI) prompt: radio-controlled planes, ham radio, disc golf, food trucks

This weekend in Roscoe, Rockton, and South Beloit: food trucks, food together, stories at the library, JFK artifacts, music in the quarry, music on the prairie, radio-controlled planes, ham radio, artisan market, disc golf, live music, and more. 

14 things to do this weekend: Friday, Jun 21 - Sunday, Jun 23

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Preschool Storytime - Fri Jun 21 9:00 am

South Beloit Public Library

Join us for a fun-filled hour of activities every Friday for preschoolers and their caregivers. [more details]

Food Truck Friday: Tamaleland - Fri Jun 21 11:00 am

Village of Roscoe

Tamaleland will serve lunch in the parking lot of Roscoe Village Hall from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Friday, June 21st. Try a tamale (red, green, poblano w/ cheese), taco (asada, barbacoa, pastor), or quesabirria. Picnic tables and umbrellas will be available in the Village parking lot. [more details]

Community Meal at Cross & Crown Lutheran Church - Fri Jun 21 12:00 pm

Cross & Crown Lutheran Church

12 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Join us Friday for our community meal, free and open to the public - all are welcome to fill their bodies and their spirits with conversation, fellowship and a meal. Help spread the word, and join us on the third Friday of each month. [more details]

Free Tennis Lessons - Fri Jun 21 4:30 pm

Beloit Tennis Association

FREE TENNIS Lessons - All Ages and Skill Levels are welcome! Ages: 5-12 4:30-5:30 Ages: 12+/Adults 5:30-Dark. Coach Larry Compton 608-290-2697. Private Lessons are available $25 per hour. [more details]

Show & Tell from Historic Auto Attractions - Fri Jun 21 5:00 pm

After the Vine

Free. Some John F Kennedy artifacts will be on display 5-8 p.m. at After The Vine. Listen to Alex share with us the history about these items and enjoy discounted wines.  [more details]

Music in the Quarry: Sophie Coyote - Fri Jun 21 6:30 pm

Farmers Rising

Join us Friday, June 21 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. for an intimate, sunset hike-in musical event in our magical limestone quarry. $10/person, all ages. Participants are invited to bring their own picnic and beverages along with a blanket or camping chair. BYOB! Enjoy a sunset acoustic session with local musician, Sophie Coyote. Hike is approximately 1/2 mile on uneven terrain. Pack in, pack out. Sturdy hiking shoes are recommended. Dress for the weather. Register online. [more details]

Music: Bill and Jim at Louie's - Fri Jun 21 7:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

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]

R/C Water Fun Fly - Sat Jun 22 8:00 am

Rock Valley R/C Flyers

8:00 - 3 p.m. Watch radio-controlled planes, watercraft, and gliders at Chicory Ridge Park Lake  Spectators are free! Sponsored by Rock Valley R/C Flyers. [more details]

Community Yoga at the Community Center - Sat Jun 22 8:00 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

$10 at the door. Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Whether it's your first time on the mat or you've been practicing for years, join Ashley at Roscoe Township Community Center in Founders Park as she leads you through the basics of yoga. This series is designed to explore and improve overall flexibility, mobility, strength, and balance with emphasis on alignment, prop use and breathwork. 60 minute Hatha inspired flow, adaptable for all body types, ages, and skill.  [more details]

Rockford Amateur Radio Assoc. Field Day - Sat Jun 22 1:00 pm

YMCA Camp Winnebago

This event serves as an opportunity for local Amateurs to practice their emergency response capabilities and to demonstrate radio communications to the general public. It provides an opportunity to learn about amateur (ham) radio, further develop skills, operate different modes, experiment, and socialize.   Non-amateurs are able to "Get on the Air." too.  This event runs until Sunday at noon. [more details]

Live Music: D.S. Wilson - Sat Jun 22 6:00 pm

Pearl Lake Beach

D.S. Wilson is a music performer, composer, producer and recording artist based in Chicago. Wilson focuses primarily in the Smooth Jazz genre, although he also enjoys rock, pop and blues. [more details]

Music: Rick Marchione at After the Vine - Sat Jun 22 10:45 pm

After the Vine

6 - 9 p.m. Free. Rick will be performing favorites "my way" from Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and many more. Stop by and cool down with some wine with your friends or loved one. After the Vine has a huge selection of wines, and a fantastic atmosphere. [more details]

Screw City Flex Series Disc Golf Tournament at Porter Park - Sun Jun 23 9:00 am

Porter Park Cabin

This PDGA-sanctioned singles tournament is the fourth in a series, at 0ne of the best disc golf courses in the area. [more details]

Roscoe Artisan Market at Louie's - Sun Jun 23 10:00 am

Louie's Tap House

Stateline Events will be showcasing the area's finest artisans in fashion, food, home goods, and art. Future Dates: July 21, August 18, September 8. [more details]

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

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