Friends of Rocheport

P.O. Box  122, Rocheport, MO  65279

Fall Mum Sale

Join us at the Friends of Rocheport Mum Sale to pick out some beautiful mums to decorate your yard for fall.  We will be at the Rocheport Community Hall from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday and Sunday and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday. 

We will not only have mums for sale but also Friends of Rocheport t-shirts and hats.  There is still time to enter the Friends of Rocheport Photo Contest sponsored by Conrad & Dixie Yates so pick up your t-shirt and take a photo to enter into the contest.  Details for the t-shirt contest are below.  The deadline to enter the contest is September 30, 2017.

Please note that the Mum Sale will end at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday to allow the Rocheport Area Merchants time to set up for the Wine Stroll.  So, pick out your mums and then purchase a glass at the Rocheport Community Hall to participate in the Wine Stroll from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2017 Friends of Rocheport T-Shirt Contest

The deadline to enter the T-shirt Contest sponsored by Conrad & Dixie Yates is September 30, 2017.

Take a photo wearing your Friends of Rocheport t-shirt (or sweatshirt) while you are on vacation or doing something fun and submit it to have an opportunity to win breakfast for four (4) at Yates House (a $60 value).  Including landmarks in your picture is helpful.  We want to see how far our t-shirts have traveled and how much fun everyone is having while they are wearing them!

Keep your Friends of Rocheport t-shirts and cameras handy and send in your photos to:

[email protected] or mail it to:  Friends of Rocheport, P.O. Box 122, Rocheport, MO  65279

Previous winners have raved about how good breakfast at Yates House was.  This is your chance to win a breakfast fit for a king!!!

Friends of Rocheport 50th Anniversary Celebration & Fun Fest

The Friends of Rocheport 50th Anniversary Celebration & Fun Fest was held on August 20, 2017.  Bill Clark emceed the event.  Monett Lite spoke about her involvement in the Friends of Rocheport, including her contributions to the Rocheport Memories book.  James Mauser also was on hand to talk about his involvement as an illustrator for the Rocheport Memories book.  Relatives of the Founders and Charter Members of the Friends of Rocheport were recognized and The Meanwells were on hand to entertain the crowd with their folk/bluegrass music.

More photos of the event can be found here.

The Friends of Rocheport has a Walking Tour Brochure so you can take a self-guided tour around Rocheport.  Patrick Cronan prepared the walking tour and it tells many of the historic stories of Rocheport.  Click here to start our walking tour.

 Patti Michel won the contest last year with her picture taken at Mt. Rushmore National Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota.


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