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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 Calhoun
1/13 – Jestin Jay
1/20 – JC Ayer
1/27 – Gary the Band
2/3 – David Hayes
2/10 – D.S. Wilson
2/17 – Pistol Pete
2/24 – Mike Dangeroux
3/3 – Glenn Davis
3/10 – Andrew Robinson
3/17 – Josh Calhoun
3/24 – Jon Bon Stamos
3/31 – Paul Hieser
4/7 – Jestin Jay
4/14 – Gary the Band
4/21 – JC Ayer
4/28 – D.S. Wilson
5/5 – Pistol Pete
5/12 – Jestin Jay
5/19 – David Hayes
5/26 – Josh Calhoun
6/2 – Gary the Band
6/9 – Glenn Davis
6/16 – Andrew Robinson
6/23 – Mike Dangeroux
6/30 – JC Ayer
7/7 – Jestin Jay
7/14 – Gary the Band
7/21 – Paul Hieser
7/28 – Josh Calhoun
8/4 – David Hayes
8/11 – Pistol Pete
8/18 – Andrew Robinson
8/25 – Mike Dangeroux
9/1 – David Hayes
9/8 – JC Ayer
9/15 – Gary the Band
9/22 – Glenn Davis
9/29 – Chris Kohn
10/6 – Jestin Jay
10/13 – Vince Chiarelli Band
10/20 – Mike Dangeroux
10/27 – JC Ayer
11/3 – Andrew Robinson
11/10 – Pistol Pete
11/17 – David Hayes
11/24 – Gary the Band
12/1 – Jon Bon Stamos
12/8 – TBD
12/15 – JC Ayer
12/22 – Josh Calhoun
12/29 – D.S. Wilson





Trivia at The Rock Bar & Grill

every Wednesday

Looking for something fun to do this Wednesday night?? Come on down to the Rock Bar and Grill! We have Trivia EVERY Wednesday, hosted by Trisha & Jacob! Make sure to get here early to claim your spot! Questions start at 6pm! Bring your A game! -Free Entry-$3 off appetizers-$1…

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

Music & Movement Story Time

every Monday

Develop early literacy skills with music, dancing, yoga, singing, and stories. Ages 3-6.

BIFF Year Round

every Wednesday

BIFF PRE-SCREENS SOME OF THE VERY BEST AWARD WINNING FILMS SUBMITTED FOR THE FILM FESTIVAL. You can review and vote for inclusion in our upcoming film festival. We will also screen some of the most popular films from prior BIFF festivals along with some of the cinema classics. TALK WITH…

Beloit Winterfest 2023

Jan 27, 2023 to Jan 29, 2023

Looking to beat those winter blues? The City of Beloit Parks and Recreation Division is holding its annual Winterfest celebration Jan. 27-29, 2023. The weekend will be packed full of family fun. There will be plenty of outdoor and indoor activities for everyone, including those who embrace all that winter…

Ice Skating

every Friday

Come have some icy fun at the Edwards Ice Arena!  OPEN SKATE HOURS Friday, 7-9pmSaturday, 2-4pmSunday, 2-4pm DAILY ADMISSION Youth (17 & Under)City of Beloit resident: $4.50Non-resident: $5 AdultCity of Beloit resident: $5Non-resident: $6 SKATE RENTALS $3/Pair SEASON PASSES Youth (17 & Under)City of Beloit resident: $32Non-resident: $37 AdultCity of…

Ice Skating

every Saturday, Sunday

Come have some icy fun at the Edwards Ice Arena!  OPEN SKATE HOURS Friday, 7-9pmSaturday, 2-4pmSunday, 2-4pm DAILY ADMISSION Youth (17 & Under)City of Beloit resident: $4.50Non-resident: $5 AdultCity of Beloit resident: $5Non-resident: $6 SKATE RENTALS $3/Pair SEASON PASSES Youth (17 & Under)City of Beloit resident: $32Non-resident: $37 AdultCity of…

The Outsider: A Theatrical Comedy Matinee

Jan 29, 2023

A new comedy By Paul Slade Smith, performed by the Beloit Civic Theatre The charismatic governor of Massachusetts has been caught in a lie about his affair with the runner-up of a beauty pageant. In the wake of his immediate removal, his mild-mannered lieutenant governor, Ned Newley is catapulted to…

The Joel Baer Big Band

Jan 31, 2023

Big Band Music

Folkn Rockn Live Acoustic Music

Feb 4, 2023

Come out and celebrate with us before we start the main phase of our remodel at The Rock Bar & Grill. Food and drink specials and awesome acoustic music from our friends Folkn Rockn!! Saturday, February 4th from 7-10PM!

Full Moon Hike at Big Hill Park

Feb 5, 2023

Walk in a moon-lit forest. We will practice walking silently, slowly, and observing the wonders of the park under a full moon. This is a guided hike. We will meet at the center briefly. We will start with a short Native American story. Then we will hike in the forest.…

Candle Light Queer Night

every 1st Tuesday

1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the Month All night Isn’t it time to have a queer (LGBT+++ good folks) night in Rock County? We thought so *insert big ol’ heart** All November-February we will be keeping the vibes chill and romancy with some cute candles and more laidback, LGBT+ friendly…

Comedy Night at Grand Avenue Pub

every 1st Tuesday

Comedy night EVERY 1st Tuesday of the month!!! Come laugh with us

Rockton Yeti Fest

Feb 8, 2023 to Feb 11, 2023

It's back! Snow sculpting, yeti scavenger hunt, dog sled demonstrations, adults only onesie pub crawl, family-friendly hot cocoa crawl, and introducing the new SNOW BALL! List of events can be found on our Facebook page:

Chelonia 2023 Dance Concert

Feb 9, 2023

Beloit College Department of Theatre and Dance presents: Chelonia 2023 Dance Concert Directed by Chris Johnson Neese Theatre, Beloit College Order single tickets for Chelonia online or see Chelonia as part of your season flex subscription. General Admission $10 Senior/Faculty/First Responders $7 Students $5 Enjoy Chelonia 2023 an evening of…

Welty’s No School Day Camp

Feb 10, 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…

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