Friends of Rocheport

P.O. Box  122, Rocheport, MO  65279

Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner and Bake Sale

The Friends of Rocheport Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner and Bake Sale will be November 8, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Rocheport Fire Station.  Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 years of age and younger.  If you purchase your ticket in advance, you will be entered into a raffle for a Boone County Ham donated by Steve and Lynda Baumgartner.  Tickets can be purchased at the Rocheport Museum from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday through October or from members of the Friends of Rocheport.  There will also be delicious baked goods, Friends of Rocheport T-shirts and green tomato relish available for sale. 

October General Meeting

The October General Meeting is right around the corner.  We will be discussing a possible donation to the museum from the city, the upcoming Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner and Bake Sale, potential plans for the museum, and the Christmas tree lighting event.  As usual, there will be a potluck dinner before the meeting.  Please try to attend.

T-Shirt Contest Sponsored by Yates House B & B

Conrad & Dixie Yates, owners of Yates House Bed and Breakfast are sponsoring a t-shirt contest.  Purchase a Friends of Rocheport T-shirt and take a "cool" picture wearing your t-shirt. Submit it to Friends of Rocheport, P.O. Box 122, Rocheport, MO 65279 or e-mail your picture to:  for@friendsofrocheport.orgThe contest will end September 2015 when the entrants will be judged and the "coolest" picture will win breakfast for four (4) at Yates House ($60 value).

If you don't have a t-shirt yet, there are some t-shirts currently available at the Rocheport Museum and we plan on having more available at the Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner on November 8, 2014.

 Get creative and send in your photos wearing your Friends of Rocheport t-shirt!!!! You don't want to miss a chance for breakfast at Yates House!!!!

August 2014 Newsletter

The August 2014 Friends of Rocheport newsletter is here.  Thanks to Pat Cronan for putting it together!!!

If you would like to receive a copy of future newsletters sent to your e-mail account, please send your name and e-mail address to  We are hoping to move away from sending so many paper copies of the newsletter through the mail.  Sending by e-mail saves money, trees and is faster!!!

Friends of Rocheport Museum Open

The Friends of Rocheport Museum has opened for the season.  It will be open every Saturday and Sunday through October from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A $1.00 donation is requested as admission. The Museum is located on Moniteau Street.

Help Wanted - Chairperson of Museum Committee and Museum Volunteers

The museum located on Moniteau Street opens for the season on May 3rd, 2014.  It will be open every Saturday and Sunday through October from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

There is currently an opening for the Chairperson of the Museum Committee.  This is a volunteer position but it would be great experience for someone with an interest in history or planning a career in a related field.

If you are interested in being the Chairperson of the Museum Committee, please send an e-mail to or contact one of the board members to volunteer your services.

If everyone does a little, no one will have to do a lot!!!!

2014 Calendar of Events (Revised April 2014)

The Friends of Rocheport Board has released the calendar of events scheduled for 2014.  Be sure to mark your calendars or print the image and save it so you don't miss anything!!!  The calendar has been revised as of April 2014 to indicate that the Executive Board Meetings for April - October have been changed from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.