Enjoy Rochelle Blog

Enjoy Rochelle Blog

Calling all Irish (or Irish for the day!)

Wednesday, January 11th 2017
Rochelle's Second Annual Irish Hoolie and Parade is just around the corner!   The fun happens Downtown Rochelle, Illinois on Saturday March 11, 2017 from 2-5pm.  The parade steps off at 2:00 sharp and strolls through the Downtown ending at the Gazebo area for an afternoon of family fun, food…

Santa Visits the Filling Station!

Wednesday, December 7th 2016
Santa will visit the Filling Station to hear wishlists from local kids!  Bring your camera; this visit is free of charge!  The Filling Station is located at 500 Lincoln Avenue in Rochelle.   December 16 - 1 to 5pm December 17 - 1 to 5pm December 18 - 1 to…

You will....Exit Laughing!

Monday, November 7th 2016
Rochelle's very own Vince Carney Community Theater is cracking us up with their fall production "Exit Laughing"!  No doubt, you will exit laughing from this show.  The show opened Friday evening to a sold out crowd, but tickets are available for this weekend's show at the Vince Carney Community Theater's…

Santa Claus is Comin' to Town!

Monday, November 14th 2016
Ho ho ho....and away we go!  From haybales and fall festivities to Holiday fun!  The Holiday season begins with the Old Fashioned Christmas Walk, happening Downtown Rochelle on Friday December 2nd.  Don't miss the Christmas Tree Festival Silent Auction at City Hall, Library Open House, Lighted Parade, Horse & Carriage…

Just when you thought it was over....

Tuesday, October 25th 2016
Just when you thought the hay fun was done.... Haybale Races are happening this Saturday from 1-3pm at Midwest Park, located at the corner of 7th Avenue & Caron Road.  Should be a great time for all!

Straw Sculpting Winner Announced!

Monday, October 17th 2016
And the winner is.....Soaring Freedom by George Harnish!  Second place goes to our local sculptor Danica Rogers with "The Troll".  Congratulations to you both!

Hay Day: This Weekend!

Thursday, October 13th 2016
First, we thank everyone who has embraced Hay Day by decorating haybales, creating a sculpture or dropping off a decorated pumpkin at City Hall!  The smiles on your faces make our work behind the scenes well worth it! The long awaited First Annual Hay Day is coming this Saturday October…

Hay Day: October 15th!

Monday, October 3rd 2016
Hay Day is less than two weeks away -- October 15th from 10am to 6pm in Downtown Rochelle! We are so excited to bring this first-year event to Rochelle and would be willing to bet that it will only grow in the years to come! We have so enjoyed seeing…

Wine on Lincoln 2016: Success!

Tuesday, September 27th 2016
We had the most beautiful evening for Wine on Lincoln!  If you missed it this year, be sure to save the date for 2017!  Wine on Lincoln will be held on September 23, 2017. Check out this video of our 2016 event!  
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