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Our Upcoming Events



Event Date Description

Winter Board Meeting
Saturday, February 1st, 2020 Meet at 11am at Jeanell Dailey's home in Madison, WI

Members and guests are welcome to attend

Spring Park Preparation and Cleanup
Saturday and Sunday
May 16-17, 2020
Volunteers will work at the park from 9am - 4pm each day
Meet at Jackson Harbor by 9am to catch the park boat to Rock Island both days

Camp free or stay in the Lighthouse on Saturday night
Email friendsofrockisland@gmail.com to let us know you want to help

Lighthouse Tours Begin
Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
Tours begin for the Park season. 
Daily guided tours from 10am-4pm
Door County
Maritime Museum
Lighthouse Festival
TBD
June, 2020
Pottawatomie Lighthouse tours each day




Summer Annual FORI Family Fun Day Fundraiser




Saturday, July 4th, 2020 FORI will host our annual cookout near the Boathouse at Rock Island State Park offering meal deals of sandwichs, chips, desserts and sodas

Lunch will be available for purchase from 10:15am until sold out

Park merchandise and FORI memberships will be available too

A silent auction will be held in the Boathouse to help raise funds for park and lighthouse maintenance projects
FORI Annual Meeting Sunday, July 5th, 2020
10:30am on Rock Island

Agenda includes election of President and At-Large Board members

All members are encouraged to attend


Lighthouse Tours End
Columbus Day
Monday, October 12th, 2020
The Lighthouse Museum closes for the winter on Columbus Day
Fall FORI Board Meeting TBD
October, 2020
11:00am at the home of Tina Jacoby in Random Lake, WI.

All members are encouraged to attend