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Vintage Car Show

Rock County Historical Society Campus 440 N Jackson St, Janesville, WI

To Honor & Celebrate the Legacy of General Motors in Janesville Join us at the Rock County Historical Society’s Vintage Car Show to honor and celebrate the legacy of General Motors in Janesville. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, 2022 on the Beautiful Grounds of the […]

Mrs. Lincoln: The First First Lady

Tallman Carriage House 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI

Guest Speaker Mary Todd Lincoln to Enlighten and Educate
Mary Todd Lincoln lived a life filled with triumphs and tragedies, but few people know her story. Librarian Laura Keyes will share Mary’s story at two programs on June 25 at RCHS Carriage House. The two performances include one geared toward children at 10 a.m., and another for adults at 2 p.m.

64th Annual Tallman Arts Festival

Rock County Historical Society Campus 440 N Jackson St, Janesville, WI

New in ’22: Two Days of Art, Food, Music and Fun! Now in its 64th year, the Tallman Arts Festival is a highlight of the summer, drawing artists of all kinds and community members of all ages. With more than 10 categories of art featured by artists nationwide, this year’s Tallman Arts Festival will feature […]

64th Annual Tallman Arts Festival

Rock County Historical Society Campus 440 N Jackson St, Janesville, WI

New in ’22: Two Days of Art, Food, Music and Fun! Now in its 64th year, the Tallman Arts Festival is a highlight of the summer, drawing artists of all kinds and community members of all ages. With more than 10 categories of art featured by artists nationwide, this year’s Tallman Arts Festival will feature […]

Rock County Legacies Gala

Rock County Historical Society Campus 440 N Jackson St, Janesville, WI

Join us in recognizing two people who have helped build the foundation of Rock County, while enjoying an evening of dining, live music and a live auction.

$75.00 – $500.00

Lincoln and the Occult Presentation & Specialty Tours

Rock County Historical Society Campus 440 N Jackson St, Janesville, WI

Author and scholar on Lincoln studies Steve Rogstad will share his research findings about the Lincolns’ superstitions, dreams, omens and more.

$20.00 – $30.00

A Paranormal Exploration: Whispers and Echoes of the Tallman Family

Tallman Carriage House 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI

What spirits reside in the Lincoln-Tallman House, Charles Tallman House, and Museum & Visitor Center? Experience the paranormal evidence captured in multiple visits to these sites over the past year by the Society for Anomalous Studies (SAS).

$25.00

An Evening Dark and Dreary

Tallman Carriage House 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI

In this solo production, the “author himself” brings his most famous stories to life right before your eyes. Listen as Poe describes the beat of the Tell Tale Heart, or the pounding on the wall in The Cask of Amontillado, and of course the screech of "Nevermore" in his most famous work, The Raven.

$20.00

Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

Oak Hill Cemetery 1725 N. Washington St., Janesville, WI

Discover all new stories behind 8 local residents of Oak Hill Cemetery who “should have been” commemorated with buildings and roads named after them. Historical interpreters will share the stories, researched by local history experts.

$10.00

A Paranormal Exploration: Whispers and Echoes of the Tallman Family

Tallman Carriage House 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI

What spirits reside in the Lincoln-Tallman House, Charles Tallman House, and Museum & Visitor Center? Experience the paranormal evidence captured in multiple visits to these sites over the past year by the Society for Anomalous Studies (SAS).

$25.00

Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

Oak Hill Cemetery 1725 N. Washington St., Janesville, WI

Discover all new stories behind 8 local residents of Oak Hill Cemetery who “should have been” commemorated with buildings and roads named after them. Historical interpreters will share the stories, researched by local history experts.

$10.00

Photos with Father Christmas

Tallman Carriage House 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI

Bring your family – and the pets! – inside the Tallman Carriage House and snap a photo with Father Christmas in front of a beautifully decorated tree. Enjoy cider, holiday cookies, and the joyful warmth of the Carriage House.