River Valley Players Dinner Theater

Dinner Theater tickets ($25) go on sale on Wed., Nov. 13th for River Valley Players Patrons/Sponsors! Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Mon., Nov. 18th. Reservations are required for this great meal and show, and it’s often a full-house! Call Angie at the Chamber office at 712-472-3456 to reserve your seats!
“The Tin Woman” dinner theater will be presented December 5, 6, & 7 in the Forster Community Center, with doors opening at 5:30, meal starting at 6, and show starting at 7:30. A cash bar supporting the local fire department will be available. “The Tin Woman” is based on the true story of a woman who receives a heart transplant and the family whose loss made that gift possible. It is a heart-warming comedy that is filled with family drama, humor, and hope.

Promotional Items For Sale

Rock Rapids promotional items make great Christmas gifts!  Stop by the Chamber office to purchase these items.

20 oz. travel tumblers $15
15 oz. coffee mugs $7
11 oz. coffee mugs $5
15 oz. wine glasses $5
T shirts come in sizes small-XXL. Small-XL $15, XXL $17

Blankets 50 in. x 60 in.
Regular $30
$25 thru the month of November

Halloween Parade

We had another successful Halloween Parade! 600 kids dressed up, lined up & paraded downtown filling their bags full of candy. Thank you to the businesses that participated.

Holiday Open Houses

Join participating businesses for their Holiday Open Houses Nov. 14-16. See stores for hours & specials.

Pumpkin Painting

Nearly 70 kids came out in the nice weather to paint pumpkins last week. The event was sponsored by Retail Trade.

SnSLabz Finalist in Dream Big, Grow Here contest

Earlier this month entrepreneurs submitted their dream to start or expand a business in the Northwest Iowa Dream Big Grow Here grant contest and recruited family, friends and customers to vote for their entry. Nearly 8,000 total votes were cast and today we are announcing the top three vote getters along with two additional entrants chosen by a selection committee who will advance to the regional competition.

Rock Rapids Craft and Vendor Show

Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair

Rock Rapids Craft and Vendor Show

Vendor registration is $40 for a booth which includes 1 table. Check out our Facebook page Rock Rapids Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair for a list of vendors in attendance. Typically we get over 40 different vendors to attend. Breakfast & Lunch will be available & Mistletoe Money will be for sale.

November 23, 2019 9am – 1pm

Make plans to attend the Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair. Approx. 40 vendors will be in attendance for all of your holiday shopping. Breakfast & lunch will be available.

A Wreath’s Story
Adventures of a Lifetime Travel & Cruise
American Girl Doll Clothing
A-One Water Specialists
Back Door Boutique
Baked Blessings by Sarah
Baked Goods/ Canned Jams/Canned Pickles
C Anna’s Things
Carroll Street Treats
Chamber Mistletoe Money
Christian Women’s Fellowship
Color Street Nails
Creations by Sharon
Dot Dot Smile-Girls Dresses & Leggings
Finishing Touch Designs Boutique
Garden Delights-Canned Goods
Handmade Earrings
Handmade Jewelry
Handmade Potholders & Kitchen Scrubbers
Home Décor.
Jackie’s jBloom
K&R Kraftwork
Klondike Creek
Lularoe-Blessed & Lovely Dressed
Lyon County Democrats
Mary Kay
Material Girls
Midwest Bliss Children’s Boutique
Origami Owl
Page Designs
Pampered Chef
Paparazzi Accessories
RM Woodworking Shop
Rock Rapids Promotional Items
Rumor Mill Boutique
Sistertime Crafts
Tastefully Simple
The Silver Swede
Tri State Family Creations
Uniquely U Jewelry
United Methodist Quilters
Usborne Books & More
Wall Street Printers
Young Living Oils

Rock Rapids Wine Walk

First Responders Community Appreciation Meal

Join the Chamber in hosting a community meal showing appreciation for our local Law Enforcement, Lyon County EMT’s & the Rock Rapids Fire Dept. This is an all you can eat free will donation spaghetti supper open to the public.
Volunteers are needed to bring bars & to volunteer to help serve.
1st shift will be from 4:30-6:15 pm & the 2nd shift will be from 6-8 pm (includes clean up).
Contact the Chamber at chamber@rockrapids.com or 472-3456 if you can help out!

Walkin’ Rocky

Let’s Get Walkin’ Rocky! Wednesday, October 2nd.
The 30 minute walk will begin at the Depot on North Story Street from 12-12:30 pm. Walk is free & open to everyone!! Show up a few minutes early for a group photo.
We are excited to participate in the Healthiest State Initiative’s Annual Walk, presented by Delta Dental of Iowa, in an effort to promote healthy habits.