What to Do

Our village offers many charming shops and galleries. Enjoy a walk through the quiet streets past the historic churches and homes or listen to live music at a local café.  Worship at our local churches on Saturday evening or Sunday mornings.  The Rocheport Christian Church hosts special music worship services on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 5-6 p.m. with refreshments following the service. Visitors are welcome!


Visit our unique shops and galleries to find one-of-a-kind gifts, antiques, home décor and more. Pottery, ceramic art, photography, prints and decorator accessories are just a few of the fine things Rocheport shops have to offer. Below in the Featured Listings section are some favorites. See the complete list of all merchants by viewing the “Business Directory.”


The Rocheport General Store is a great café and gathering place featuring live music every Friday and Saturday night with  a variety of small bands from the local area.

The Les Bourgeois Winery hosts several special events throughout the year such as their Summer Music Series at the A-frame, Missouri River Wine Trail weekends and  a Collectors Series Wine Release and Art show.  For dates and details, please visit their website’s Upcoming Events schedule.

Check the calendar of events for  happenings throughout the year.

Featured Listings

Rocheport General Store
202 Central
Rocheport, MO 65279
(573) 698-2282

Come in, sit down, relax. No trip to Rocheport is complete without a stop in the general store. Find groceries, homemade ice cream, coffee, espresso, wine & beer, gifts & goodies. The café offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner made from the freshest ingredients and sinfully delicious desserts & breads. Live music every Friday & Saturday night from 8 – 10 p.m. Board games to borrow and people to talk with. Come experience the social hub of historic downtown Rocheport. Open seasonally Wednesday through Sunday.

White Horse Antiques
505 Third Street
(573) 698-2088

Celebrating 22 years in business, White Horse Antiques is located in an 1840 home and filled with fine quality antiques and great new decorating accessories. Rug hooking classes and supplies.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday by chance.

Richard Saunders, Inc.
201 Columbia Street
Rocheport, MO 65279
(573) 698-3765

A long-time favorite Rocheport “jewel” of a shop located in the 170 year old Wilcox House – great accent pieces, gifts and items from all over the world.
Open 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Shirahaze Gallery
200 2nd Street
Rocheport, MO 65279
(573) 356-7154


Visit the charming bungalow and view the stunning displays of pottery, ceramic art, photography, prints, jewelry and more! Open weekends only 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment.

artantiquesArt and Antiques/Blacksmith Shop
3rd and Pike Street
Rocheport, MO 65279
573- 698-3111 or 573-424-3338

Celebrating our 10th anniversary. Located in the pre-Civil War Hill House. Original fine art and antiques, a working blacksmith shop, estate fine jewelry, oriental carpets and gift items. Wednesday through Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. or by appointment. Facebook: Art & Antiques and Blacksmith Shop.

Behind the Times
110 Central Street
Rocheport, MO 65279

A quaint shop located in the old Welbern Store featuring antiques, vintage and new items that harmonize for a retro look.  11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday – Sunday.  Other hours by chance or appointment

friendstogethantiquesFriends Together
203 Central St.
Rocheport, MO 65279
573-864-4684 (Amanda)  or 573-690-7229 (Carolyn)
jcanter36@netzero.com or rock.enon.farm@dishmail.net

A shop specializing in 18th and 19th century country antiques with original paint or original surfaces, textiles, treen, samplers and silhouettes. Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., all other days by appointment.

Stockton Mercantile
(formerly Granny’s Antiques & Gifts)

204 Central Street
Rocheport, MO 65279
(573) 698-4580 or 355-0438

A charming shop in the old Bysfield building. Let us show you how you can bring warmth and comfort to any room by combining the timeless beauty of antique furniture with new accent pieces and home decor items.
Mon and Tue 10 a.m. to 2 p.m;
Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m.

manitou-studioManitou Studio
302 Columbia Street

Rocheport, MO 65279

(573) 698-4011

By appointment or by chance. New showroom!  A gallery of fine art and fine crafts, including one-of-a-kind cermaics, handwovens and photography.

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Vintage Hill Nursery
5643 Hwy 87
Franklin, MO
(660) 848-2373

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily March through Nov. A greenhouse like no other! Over 1,500 varieties of unusual annuals, tropicals, perennials, shrubs and roses. Fantastic selection of pottery.

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WJW Sculpture

505 Third Street
573.698.2088 or 315.546.5944

Visit WJW Sculpture, the studio of a nationally known sculptor with significant accomplishments including twenty-eight bronze portrait busts for the Hall of Famous Missourians in the Missouri State Capitol Building. William J. Williams welcomes public and private commissions to create sculpture and art work in a wide range of styles, scale and media for indoor and outdoor environments including garden, and fountain sculptures. Classes, tutoring, and consultation are available on request. Stop in for a consultation about a distinctive piece of fine art for your home, garden, or business.

By chance or appointment

Superior Garden Center
2450 Trails West Ave
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 442-9499

15 acres full of trees and shrubs.  Five greenhouses of perennials and annuals. A short drive of a couple of miles east of Rocheport on Hwy 40.

Hours:  Open daily March to December, Mon throu Fri 8 am to 5 pm; Sat 8 am to 4 pm; Closed Sunday.

Rocky Port Art  Studio
201 2nd St.
Rocheport, MO 65279
573-424-1486 or 573-268-0177

Rocky Port Art Gallery and Studio offers local and traveling artists the opportunity to share their talents by teaching paint classes in the studio. Everything from oil, acrylic and water color paintings.
In our studio the majority of our instructional paint classes use free-flowing acrylic paint. Class sizes are limited to 24. Class prices includes a free soda and popcorn. You can also BYOB and food!!!
Open painting is also available during business hours.
Please contact us to book private events, such as team building events, adult/children’s birthday parties, bridal showers or just a group of friends enjoying Rocheport and an opportunity to relax and create.

Check out our Facebook page for upcoming classes.


Friday 12:00pm  –  5:00pm
Saturday 11:00am  –  5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm  –  4:00pm