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Annual Meeting | Thursday, May 27

6:00 PM

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be holding an in-person, group meeting. Instead, members and guests are invited to participate in the Annual Meeting from home through video conferencing. We are hopeful to be able to resume the Annual Meeting dinner in 2022.

Please RSVP your video conference participation by May 21, 2021. A link to the video conferencing will be emailed or texted to you. You will be able to participate with a computer or smart phone. Participation is a simple click of the link, no app downloads are necessary.

Dan Schoof in a boat on the rock river, in front of the powerhouse

The Beloit Historical Society is honored to have Dan Schoof, Chief of Staff and Secretary of Beloit College, speaking about the Powerhouse renovation, So, I hear you have a fixer-upper on the river...

Now that the Beloit College Powerhouse has gone from vision to reality, how did this complex project happen? Join Beloit College Chief of Staff & Secretary of the College Dan Schooff as he gives a behind-the-scenes look at the project. Dan will spend time on the design, funding, national landmark status, and historic tax credit process.

An important action during this year’s Annual Meeting is to discuss and vote on proposed amendments to the Beloit Historical Society bylaws. Click Here to view the proposed changes.

The meeting agenda is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes of Annual Meeting May 22, 2020
  3. Reports
    1. President
    2. Treasurer
    3. Executive Director
  4. New Business
    1. Proposed bylaws amendments (discussion and voting)
    2. Re-election of Board Members for 3 year terms:
      1. Jackie Jackson
      2. Tom Larsen
  5. Introduction of guest speaker Dan Schoof, So, I hear you have a fixer-upper on the river...
  6. Questions
  7. Adjournment

The Board of Directors and staff of the Beloit Historical Society would like to thank all of its members for their continued support.

First Annual Car Show | Sunday, June 13

845 Hackett St
Beloit, WI 53511
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Judging Results Announced at 3:30 PM

black and white photo of an old car

Beloit Historical Society presents the First Annual Car Show

Want to register a car or piece of machinery for display?

Submit your registration fee and fill out our registration form below

or call us at 608-365-7835 to request a paper form.

Prizes to be announced soon!

Want to Attend?

FREE admission with an active Beloit Historical Society membership card!

Or purchase your tickets online:
Adults: $5.00
Kids (under 13): $2.00

Please E-mail us at info@beloithistoricalsociety.com or call our office at 608-365-7835 with any questions. We hope to see you there!
Register for the Show
$25 per entry

Please fill out the below Google form to register a car or mechanic’s piece (*an engine, display machinery, or engineering design of your own).

Registration fees can be paid via the PayPal button below, a check made out to Beloit Historical Society mailed to us, or contact us for an alternative method of payment at 608-365-7835 or info@beloithistoricalsociety.com.

Once a registration form and fee have been processed a staff member will contact you via your preferred contact method with next steps.

Check-in starts at 8 am at our Lincoln Center location 845 Hackett St. Beloit, WI. The show officially begins at 9 am and judges will announce the winners at 3:30 pm.

We will have first, second, and third places, as well as a crowd favorite. Prizes soon to be announced.

Volunteer Luncheon | Thursday, July 1

845 Hackett St
Beloit, WI 53511
Noon - 3:00 PM

Thrift Sale | Fri + Sat, July 23-24

845 Hackett St
Beloit, WI 53511
July 23: Noon - 6:00 PM
July 24: Noon - 8 :00 PM

Soft Opening for Donors | Friday, Aug 27

845 Hackett St
Beloit, WI 53511
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Heritage Days | Fri - Sun, Sept 10-12

845 Hackett St
Beloit, WI 53511
Baking Contest, Saturday, Sept 11
Drop off: 11 AM - Noon
Judging: 1 - 3 PM
Announce Winners: 3:30 PM

Quilt Show | Fri + Sat, Nov 5-6

845 Hackett St
Beloit, WI 53511
Time TBD