Flagg Township



Calendar of Events - subject to change due to any changes in the restrictions required because of COVID-19

December 2020

Santa at the Museum, December 4 from 5-7 pm: Decorate your car and participate in the parade. When you drive-by the museum wave to Santa.

Santa at the Museum, December 12 & 19 from 1-3 pm: See the flier here! From 1 to 2 pm Santa will be outside and you can visit as long as you're wearing a mask. From 2 to 3 pm Santa will be available via ZOOM to chat with boys and girls. Watch for the details in December.

Annual Events

The Flagg Township Museum hosts a variety of special events each year, below are descriptions and photos of a few of the events that have been held at the museum.


The museum holds a Chautauqua program in March with a different topic each of the four nights. Recent programs included Whitcomb Locomotives, vintage baseball, grist mills, Del Monte in Rochelle, heirloom plants, and Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Watch our website and Facebook page to see what topics we will have in our next series.

Pal Colwill’s program on Del Monte in Rochelle

Railroad Days

Railroad Days in Rochelle are held the first weekend in June.
Many people come to Rochelle Railroad Park to view over 80 trains each day at the only railroad diamond in the State of Illinois.

In conjunction with their events, the museum invites visitors to view our railroad exhibits that include a railroad switch, blueprints of Whitcomb Locomotives and a bench from the Rochelle Chicago and Northwestern passenger station.

Railroad Exhibit

Heritage Festival

Cajun Cuisine


Heritage Festival Float

Mardi Gras


Heritage Festival float

Music Scene


Heritage Festival Ice Cream Social

Decorate the Museum

Come decorate the museum the Saturday after Thanksgiving

Santa and Mrs. Clause
visit the Museum the first Friday of December

Cajun Cuisine

Santa with a young visitor 

Mardi Gras

Santa and Mrs. Clause with the elves 

Visitors in 2018!

Cajun Cuisine

Mardi Gras

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