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Beloit Calendar of Events

Events are year-round in Beloit. Whether you’re traveling with the family, looking for a romantic getaway, or a solo adventure, we have something fun for you. Check out our Beloit events calendar and start creating memories to remember. More events can be found on the Visit Beloit Facebook Events page.





Blue Monday at Grand Avenue Pub

every Monday

Weekly Blues sessions with guest artists from around the country (mostly Midwest).

Preschool Story Time

every Wednesday

Enjoy stories, songs, and fun with a new theme each week! For ages 6 and under. Siblings welcome.

Trivia Tuesdays at 5bar

every Tuesday

Round up your friends for Trivia Tuesdays starting again at 5bar each week! Sign up your team of 1-4 people at 7:15 pm and play from 7:30-8:30 pm. You may even win a prize!

Winter Crafter & Farmers’ Market

every Saturday

Now you don’t have to miss out on your favorite Beloit Farmers’ Market vendors, you can shop them year-round! Join us for the indoor market at Downtown Beloit Association offices, 557 E. Grand Avenue, each week as we welcome in vendors.

Meditation & Energy work

every Thursday

This is a guided meditation class where you will also learn the cooperating techniques used in energy work to help increase your focus and reduce stress. This class is designed to welcome all levels of practitioners! Class Cost: $10

Live Music at Merrill & Houston’s

every Friday

Stop in every Friday to listen some of the area's finest live musicians. Enjoy a cocktail by the bar, or book a table for a true Merrill & Houston's experience. 2023 schedule and music line-up: 1/6 – Josh Calhoun1/13 – Jestin Jay1/20 – JC Ayer1/27 – Gary the Band2/3 –…

Spring Equinox Mindfulness Walk

Mar 21, 2023

The further we distance ourselves from the spell of the present, explored by our senses, the harder it will be to understand and protect nature’s precarious balance, let alone the balance of our own human nature.” – Diane Ackerman. Welcome Spring! Join our guide Jessie Crow Mermel for this first…

“History Matters” Growth of a City: Beloit’s Women’s Club

Mar 22, 2023

Can you imagine a city without a public library? Without a city garbage collection? Join us for a presentation by Donna Langford, Executive Director of the Beloit Historical Society, and learn how women's clubs and organizations contributed to the growth of Beloit. Cookies and Coffee are included with the ticket…

Gallery Talk with artist Tanya Aguiñiga at Beloit College’s Wright Museum of Art

Mar 22, 2023

Drawing on her upbringing as a binational citizen, who daily crossed the border from Tijuana to San Diego for school, Tanya Aguiñiga’s work speaks of the artist’s experience of her divided identity and aspires to tell the larger and often invisible stories of the transnational community. Tanya Aguiñiga's exhibition Art…

Welty’s No School Day Camp

Mar 24, 2023

No School! No Problem! Welty’s line up of No School Days has you covered. Let’s keep the learning going by exploring Creepy Critters, Turkey Trails, African-American Scientists, Cold Snaps, Tracking Animals, tapping trees for Maple Sugar. Age 6 to 12 8am to 3:00pm Member $32.00/Day Non-Member $37.00/Day Extended Camp $5/Day…

Wisconsin LEGO User Group Showcase

Mar 25, 2023

This program is for LEGO fans of all ages! Meet WisLUG builders and check out their displays ... then create your own! Other family-friendly activities will be available.

Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Opera

Mar 26, 2023

Join the Beloit Janesville Symphony for a concert of operatic hits!

NEW! Throwback Thursday Teen Movie Night

Mar 30, 2023

Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m. This new monthly film series features iconic throwback films made for teens. Free refreshments served. March 30: Freaky Friday April 27: Clueless May 11: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The Teachers’ Lounge Podcast Live!

Mar 30, 2023

Weissberg Chair Dr. Wayne Au will be the guest of host Peter Medlin of NPR station WNIJ and The Teachers Lounge Podcast. Dr. Au will discuss topics around teaching for social justice, the bias of high-stakes testing, and other areas of his research, with Peter and with the audience. This…

BookQuesters: One Crazy Summer

Mar 31, 2023

Make crafts (tie dye!) and enjoy book-related activities and snacks as we dive into one of the books on the 2022-23 BookQuest list! For school-aged kids, especially 4th and 5th graders. Generously sponsored by the family of Judith H. Adams.

Teaching for Social Justice: Intersectionality and K-12 Education keynote speech with Dr. Wayne Au

Mar 31, 2023

Dr. Wayne Au is professor and interim dean in the School of Educational Studies at University of Washington Bothell. Au has previously served as the interim dean of diversity and equity for the campus and is an editorial board member of Rethinking Schools. His academic interests broadly encompass critical education…

Hibernation and Migration Revealed

Apr 1, 2023

Do animals really sleep all winter? Where do the fish go? Find out the answers to these questions and more, and explore our trails in search of signs of animal activity. We will be reading books on hibernation and migration of local species and discussing what we learned from each…

Electric Vehicles 101

Apr 1, 2023

Considering an EV but don't know much about them? Learn all about them, their history, technology, options, pricing, and incentives all in one place. Presented by Bradlee Fons of Drive $mart Wisconsin.

Squeeze the Day Lunch Walks

every Tuesday, Thursday

Squeezing a nature walk into your day can be difficult during the week, but the mental and physical health benefits are immense! Drop in as often as you want, or need, for a brisk walk to break up your day and connect with others. Walks are guided by a staff…

Birding Hike at Dusk

Apr 6, 2023

End your day with a slow, calming walk as we observe and identify the many birds that call The Confluence home. Binoculars and bird lists are provided. Space is limited so please register in advance.

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