Get Your Independence On!

Happy (almost) 4th of July! All over the United States, Independence Day is celebrated with food, parades, flags, and especially fireworks! Here in Phelps County, the annual Lions Club Carnival is an event that happens to be a remarkable one and takes place throughout 4 days of fun. From food, games, rides, prizes, fireworks, and…

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Summer Camps

Instead of spending the summer in front of a TV screen, summer camps give kids the opportunity to try out new activities – think science camp, working with animals, sports, robotics, theatre, you name it! Rolla has a wide variety of summer camp options to choose from. Cub Creek Science Camp This camp is the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Halloween Happenings

Halloween is right around the corner, so let’s get in the spirit at these spooky events and activities in Rolla! The Haunted Mine Want a real thrill this Halloween? Come out to the Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine for an experience you could only imagine in your nightmares! October 22, 23, 29, 30 & 31 from…

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Fall Into Rolla

As the cooler temps come, so does the beautiful fall foliage, events, and festivals! Here are a few fall events happening in and around Rolla, Missouri. The Broken Oak Fall Barn Sale The Broken Oak is a unique shopping experience located in the heart of Missouri. Over 50 vintage and handmade vendors gather at the…

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Fun With Your Furry Friend

We love our four-legged friends! Over half of the hotels in Rolla are pet-friendly, so we wanted to highlight some fun things to do with your pup. Buehler Park A visit to Rolla’s first-ever dog park! Buehler Park features three fenced yards for off-leash play, each with waste stations, water fountains, and seating for pet…

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More Than Just a Farmers Market

Summer is here, which means Saturday mornings are for the Downtown Rolla Farmers Market! The community focused market provides fresh, locally grown, nutritious produce and fruit, farm eggs, baked goods, meats, jam, body care products, hand-made jewelry, and the list goes on. Attending a Farmers Market can be an important social event in the life…

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