ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Rotary Club is sponsoring An Afternoon at Atwood Park on Saturday, June 12.
The event will include local food trucks, live music a car show, 35+ artisan and craft vendors, a bags tournament and demonstrations by Rochelle Police and Rochelle Fire.
“We’ve never done an event like this,” Rotary President Greg Folmar said. “Everyone has been cooped up. I figured we have this money, we should spend it and do something for the town. We want people to enjoy it and have a good day.”
The event will run from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Live music includes Truman’s Ridge from noon-2 p.m., Buzzin’ til sonSET from 3-6 p.m. and Morning Maple from 6-9 p.m.
A beer garden with Kennay Farms Distilling and The Rack Bar & Grill is planned.
Food options will include El Senor De Los Tacos, Fuzion’s Bar and Grill, Ralfie’s BBQ and Tacos Al Pastor #1.
The car show already has 40 entries and will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 10th Avenue will be closed to allow for the food trucks and car show.
“This will be the first big event since COVID-19,” Folmar said. “Just to put the past year behind us and smile. Get outside on a beautiful day.”