UPCOMING EVENTS 2015
Please Note: Some of the dates may be approximations based on previous years' events. They will be updated when information becomes available.
True/False Film Festival
March 5 through 8, 2015
True/False presents documentary films along with question/answer sessions with those who participated in making of each documentary. Additionally, there are events, parties, gatherings and music venues during the local festival.
Rocheport Irish Road Bowling
Bol Bóthair na hÉireann
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Meet at the General Store at 10:00 A.M.
Every March the Rocheport General Store hosts Rocheport Irish Road Bowling on the 240 Spur. Participants and spectators dressed in spring regalia and Irish-green commence the game at the end of the spur near Highway 40. Each member of the selected teams tosses the small, iron ball down the road toward the City of Rocheport. The team who has made it to the finish with the least amount of throws are hailed as the victors. All then adjourn to the General Store for a proper Irish meal and a pint of stout. Each participant is charged a fifteen-dollar fee, which includes a road bowling T-shirt and other amenities.
And as the Irish say:
"Go gcuire Dia an t-adh ort!"
(Guh g'iruh dj' eea un tawh ort) May God put luck on you!
St. Patrick's Day 5K in Columbia, Mo.
Saturday, March 14. 2015
Race begins at 8:00 A.M.
Girls Getaway Weekend in Rocheport
Spring in Rocheport
The Friends of Rocheport Society will sell flowers to raise money for the Rocheport Museum and other historical landmarks in the town. Come and join us for a relaxing spring weekend.
City-Wide Garage Sale in Rocheport
Memorial Day Weekend
Friday and Saturday all day
Collector's Series Wine Release Party and Art Show at Les Bourgeois Bistro.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
2 P.M. to 7 P.M.
Do a bit of wine-tasting at the Bistro and see hangings of art created by the winners who competed to have their work on the Collector's Series labels. This is a public event and there is no admission charge. For more information, click the link above.
Wild Cat Daddys jammin' at the Rocheport Wine Stroll 2009.
Music and BBQ at the Rocheport Wine Stroll 2009.
Rocheport Wine Stroll
September 19, 2015
Come join us for barbecue, wine and music at the annual Rocheport Wine Stroll. Attend Les Bourgeois Winery’s Crush Festival at the A-frame on the blufftop early Saturday afternoon and then buy a wine glass for $20 and sample wines from around the State of Missouri.
Remember that Missouri has been only second to California in wine production. In the 1870's, Missouri vintagers even sent healthy Missouri roots to France so that grape growers there could restock their fields, which had been destroyed by a virulent pest. Many say that Missouri saved the wine industry in France at the time. Go to www.RocheportWineStroll.com for more information.
Sundays 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M., Through November 13th
The North Village Arts District Farmers & Artisans Market is Columbia's downtown farmers market. Locally grown and raised foods as well arts and crafts for sale. The market is located within the North Village Arts District in the parking lot of Wabash Bus Station, 126 North 10th Street in Columbia, Mo. Just a ten-minute drive from Rocheport!
9th Street Summerfest Concerts
May through October, 2015
On dates to be announced, all of North 9th Street in Columbia will be cordoned off for a gigantic block party and music fest. Food, beer and soft beverages will be served in the street. The Blue Note sponsors some of the biggest names in music like the Wallflowers, Death Cab for Cutie, Willie Nelson, Chuckberry to perform each Wednesday. Columbia is only 10 minutes away. It's just another good reason to stay a few nights in Rocheport.
The Heritage Festival
September 19 & 20, 2015, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Watch history come alive as artisans, vendors and performers dressed in period attire greet visitors strolling through an 1859 village. The festival is located at Nifong Park in Columbia just 10 minutes from Rocheport.
One of the Oldest Professional Theaters in
Missouri located in historic Arrow Rock
The Production Line-up
Performances generally run May through November.
8:00 P.M. evening shows Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
2:00 P.M. matinée Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Roots n Blues n BBQ
September 25-27, 2015
Enjoy live music on several stages, sample the summer delights at the BBQ contest/cook-off and remember to support your local vendors. You can find more information HERE.
Live Music Every Weekend
Come to the Rocheport General Store to hear live music every Friday and Saturday night in 2011! Musical genres include Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, Traditional Irish Folk, American Folk, Rock, Alternative and other jammin' combinations and styles. If you're thirsty or hungry, food and drinks are also available at the store.
For more information, visit: www.rocheportgeneralstore.com
Rocheport Wassail Walk
November 27, 2015
A Seasons Greetings from back in Time
Get away from the crowds and mahem of Black Friday. Treat your self to a stress-free shopping experience in Rocheport, Missouri. Come join us on during this festive event to listen to carolers and sample warming holiday drinks. You be the judge of which Rocheport merchant has the best Wassail in town.
Rocheport Westend Art Celebration 2011
Rocheport Westend Art Celebration is held in early October from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The celebration will be held at 200 & 201 Second Street in Rocheport, MO. Activities include wheel throwing and Raku Firing. Show up and paint if you like. There will be a plein aire exhibit and refreshments will be served from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. For more information, call 573.698.2063 or go to www.shirahaze.com .
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