Start of Summer Celebration

June 12, 13 & 14, 2009


Friday, June 12

12:00        Carnival, Food & Craft Booths Open!

12-11pm   Lions’ Beverage Tent

12-4pm     Children’s Tent

1-4:00pm Rockford Historical Museum Open

2-7:00pm Changing Tent (sponsored by St. Peter’s Lutheran Church)

3:00pm     Kentwood Senior Steppers-senior dances

4:00pm     Dee Jay the Clown

4:30-5:30 Dee Jay the Clown-Balloon Animals

5-11pm      Shuttle Service provided by REBA

5:00pm     Aaron VandeWege-Delightful & Silly Songs for Kids

5-7:00pm Opus Mime

6:00           Rockford School of Dance

6:30pm     American Martial Arts Institute Demonstration-on Courtland Street

7-9:00pm Tim Salisbury-Comedian & Juggler

8:00pm     The Eschelon’s-Music from the ’50s & ’60s

8:00pm     American Legion presents Elvis/Tom Jones-Post 102, 330 Rockford Park Dr.

Saturday, June 13

10am              Carnival, Food & Craft Booths Open

10am-11pm  Lions’ Beverage Tent

10am-11pm  Shuttle Service provided by REBA

11-7:00          Changing Tent (sponsored by St. Stephens Evangelical Lutheran Church)

11:00am        PARADE

Parade          Water Ball Demo—City of Rockford Fire Parade Dept. (Contact Chief Reus at 866-1553 to participate.)

11am-7pm    Changing Tent (sponsored by St. Peter’s Lutheran Church)

12:00pm       Rockford Area Concert Band

12-4:00pm   Children’s Tent

12:30-2:30   Opus Mime

12:30-3pm   Tours of Little Red Schoolhouse

1-4:00pm     Rockford Historical Museum Open

1:30pm         Rockford Area Orchestra

2:00pm        Frog & Turtle Race-at Chase Bank on Main St.

2:30-4:30    Dee Jay the Clown-balloon animals

3:00pm        Peri Phillips & Friends

4:30pm        Aarganik- “Organically Fused Alt Folkwave”

6:00pm       Mari Castagnaro

7:00pm       Rotary Duck Race at the Dam

8:00             The Outer Vibe

Dark           FIREWORKS

Sunday, June 14

10am            BridgeWay Church Service-at Garden Park

11am             Carnival, Food & Craft Booths Open

12pm            Lions’ Beverage Tent Opens

12-4pm        Children’s Tent

1:00pm       Bedlam in Rockford Bed Race-Pre-register at Rockford Independent; event day sign-up at Krause Memorial Library.

1:00pm      The Big Tiny Young Show

1-5:00pm  Changing Tent (sponsored by St. Peter’s Lutheran Church)

2-4:00pm  Dee Jay the Clown-balloon animals

3:00pm      Jeff Large-Acoustic

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