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Beloit Art Center to feature watercolor society works

  BELOIT—The paintings of the Madison Watercolor Society will be featured at the Beloit Art Center in January. A First Friday Gallery Reception is set for 5—7 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Beloit Art Center, 520 E. Grand Ave. A gallery talk will be held at 6 p.m. Exhibits will be open through Jan. 26. Read more…

Members of Beloit Boards, Commissions Honored

  BELOIT- Beloit area residents who volunteer their time to serve on City of Beloit committees and boards were honored during Monday’s Beloit City Council meeting. “Serving on the boards, committees and commissions takes a lot of time and effort,” said council member Kevin Day. “People who share their time and expertise to this extent Read more…

Wisconsin DNR Grant to Assist in Demolition in Downtown Beloit

  BELOIT- The City of Beloit has been awarded a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) that will go towards the demolition of a building and expanding the Riverwalk downtown. The City of Beloit plans to demolish the vacant building at 80-100 East Grand Avenue and expand the Riverwalk. The building formerly Read more…

BIFF Year Round continues Wednesday at Downtown Beloit Association

With the Beloit International Film Festival’s 10-day run at the end of February nearing, organizers work to showcase some of the more popular films, leading up to the event. The film Out and About will be screened Wednesday night as part of the Beloit International Film Festival’s BIFF Year Round. Executive Director Greg Gerard says Read more…

Downtown Beloit Holidazzle Event Draws Big Crowds

  BELOIT—Businesses were open late Friday in downtown Beloit, and merchants were offering one-of-a-kind items during the 19th annual Holidazzle event. More than 25 locations participated in the Downtown Beloit Association Holidazzle, offering sales, hosting independent craft merchants and offering activities for kids and their families. There were tons of events for both adults and Read more…

Downtown Beloit’s Holidazzle Returns for 19th Year

  BELOIT—Holidazzle will offer 32 different venues to check out during it’s 19th year, as merchants open their doors to customers, craftsmen and artists Friday evening. Holidazzle is a night when businesses will stay open longer than normal and host various vendors at their businesses. The event runs from 5 p.m.—9 p.m., according to Shauna Read more…

Let Them Know It’s Appreciated

Another great improvement in the plans for downtown Beloit. Readers who have been around long enough remember the parking deck over the Rock River and the building at 80-100 East Grand Avenue that protrudes out over the water. It’s a cinch environmental authorities no longer would allow such a structure and all the attending risks Read more…

Beloit Art Center to Feature Photo Display

  BELOIT—Beloit Art Center will host its next First Friday Gallery Reception Friday in conjunction with the Holidazzle event which will run from 5—9 p.m. A gallery talk featuring Main Gallery artist Jeff McDonald will be held at 6 p.m. The exhibits will be open through Dec. 29. The Beloit Art Center will also be Read more…

Grand Lighted Holiday Parade Returns In Full Force to Beloit’s Downtown

  BELOIT—The city kicked off the holiday season Friday night with the 30th Annual Downtown Beloit Association’s (DBA) Grand Lighted Holiday Parade. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the parade had been held as a drive-through “reverse parade” for the past two years. But on Friday night the traditional parade was back along with Santa’s arrival, Read more…

“It Was Exciting to Come Back Out and See This Again”: Beloit Hosts Grand Lighted Holiday Parade

BELOIT (WKOW) – The Downtown Beloit Association held their Grand Lighted Holiday Parade Friday. It’s the first time since the pandemic that the city held a full-scale holiday parade. The Grand Lighted Holiday parade featured live music, a visit from Santa and a light parade down Grand Avenue. Members of the Beloit community say they’re Read more…