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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Top Must-Shop Boutiques in the Rolla Area

Rolla is riddled with some of the finest boutiques and small shops, from unique, handmade offerings to fashion-forward apparel. Whether you’re shopping for your significant other, children, parents, or best friend, these stores have it all! Red Door Gifts & Boutique Located in downtown Rolla, Red Door Gifts & Boutique has thousands of options for…

Events

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…