May is Bike Month

Guess what May is? It’s National Bike Month! Established in 1956 by the League of American Bicyclists, this is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling with the hopes of encouraging more people to give it a try. Rolla is currently a bronze level bicycle-friendly community, with an active plan in place to…

Easter Eats and Events in Rolla

Easter weekend is on the horizon, which means it’s time to start planning for the arrival of the Easter Bunny. There will be egg hunts, special brunches, and all sorts of family-friendly activities throughout the weekend. Check out some of Rolla’s eggs-travagant events below: Easter Bone Hunt at the Dog Park Grab your furry friends…

St. Pat’s Celebration in Rolla

Get your green on! Join us for the 114th Best Ever St. Pat’s Celebration in Rolla; a celebration that pays homage to St. Patrick, the patron saint of engineers. St. Pat’s in Rolla is a festival of music, games, and off-the-wall activities. The streets are painted green, a royal court is crowned and university students…

Wine & Dine With Your Valentine

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reaffirm the love you have for each other. So on the off chance that you find yourself struggling to find ways of doing so, take a look at some events our local businesses are putting together so you can have an unforgettable Valentine’s…

Find Your Fitness in 2022

It’s 2022, a new year full of opportunities. If you’re reading this, maybe you’ve decided to step up your fitness game and look into getting a membership at a local gym, or maybe you’re visiting Rolla and want to know what we have to offer. Just because you’re traveling doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice…

Ways to Give this Holiday Season

The magic of the holidays is something many people look forward to each year. The genuine happiness on faces, the beauty of the season, and the support from friends, family, and even strangers, are something the world could use year-round. While wrapped presents are a traditional part of celebrations, another gift you can give is…

Where’s Santa?

Santa Claus is very busy this time of year, but we have good news! He’s carving time out of his schedule to visit with the children in the Rolla community. Below is a list of places and events where you can visit with Santa Claus! December 4 – Breakfast with Santa – 8:00 AM Join…

It’s a Big Deal to Shop Small

Getting ready for the holiday season can take a lot of work: planning, shopping, decorating, eating, and more eating. Thanksgiving weekend is no longer just about eating and spending time with your loved ones; it’s also the start of the holiday shopping season. Small Business Saturday is sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and…

Fall Foliage Drives

One of the first things I think of when I hear “October” would be the color orange, whether it’s Halloween pumpkins or leaves changing its color. Although the times and qualities of peak fall color have to do with weather and elevation, we will highlight some must-see areas around Rolla during the autumn season. 10th…

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Love those post-run endorphins? There are so many running events in Phelps County! From a full marathon to family-friendly runs and walks, your list of races to register for this fall season is sure to grow a little longer! Gold Rush 5K – October 16 Hosted by Missouri S&T, this family-friendly event is open to…