ELKHORN -- Local residents will have the chance to enjoy an evening with Craig Culver, founder of the Culver’s restaurant chain, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 in the community room at Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn.
JANESVILLE MESSENGER -- Wisconsin’s oldest and longest running art show, the Tallman Arts Festival, is celebrating Art in Nature as the 2014 festival theme. Located at the Rock County Historical Society campus on N. Jackson Street, the Tallman Art Festival provides art enthusiasts with more than 90 artists from all around the Midwest.
STATELINE NEWS -- Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin Altar Boys will perform at the Celebrate Weekend and Street Dance in Beloit from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and The Eddie Butts Band from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1.
Downtown Beloit Association Executive Director Shauna El-Amin says that it’s not only a great party, it supports the work the DBA does throughout the year. “It’s our largest fundraiser of the year,” El-Amin said. “But really, it’s just a good chance for people to get out on the streets and dance. It has a nightlife sort of feel to it. We have local bands playing onstage, and we close down the whole block of State Street.”
The street dance begins at 5:30 p.m. On Saturday, the festivities continue with the farmers market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and sidewalk sales until 2 p.m. For more event details, http://downtownbeloit.com/us/events/celebrate-weekend/
STATELINE NEWS -- For those who don’t live here, Beloit can be a city of surprising attractions. Community-made public art, historic buildings and a beautiful riverfront are just some of the treasures awaiting intrepid visitors.
Tucked in an old church alongside the river is another local gem: the Angel Museum. A feature of numerous tourism books and websites over the years, this unique attraction continues to draw attention even as it strives to thrive in changing times.