Rotary chicken BBQ fills bellies for good cause

October 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Rotary Club’s annual chicken dinner sale on the first week of Harvest Fest held this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday had plenty of takers at the drive-up service, which continues to be popular. Plenty of folks also sit down to enjoy the meal in the Rotary Pavilion or nearby on City picnic tables on the banks of the Rogue River. The dinner is a staple of [...]

Ten Mile bridge receives some TLC

October 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Drivers over Ten Mile Road shared the bridge at the Rogue River with Kent County Road Commission (KCRC) crews Thursday, Sept. 16 to Thursday, Sept. 23 as the bridge received an evaluation and some patching. An unusual piece of equipment may have caught the eye of passersby as KCRC staff were lowered under the bridge for a closer look and to apply the patching material. [...]

Rockford Farm Market is Feeding America

October 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization, has teamed up with our local farmers markets again. Every other Saturday, volunteers have collected fresh produce donated by the people taking advantage of all the wonderful locally grown food sold at the Rockford Farmers Market or by the farmers themselves. They helped collect 626 pounds of food [...]

Harvest Fest entertainer shares story of life in world of art

October 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Visitors to the three weekends of Harvest Fest are sure to enjoy new experiences, but can also find plenty of familiar faces. This year’s three weekends of festivities include the Make-it and Take-it Scarecrow event at the Rockford Historical Museum all three weekends, September 25 and 26, October 2 and 3 and October 9 and 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. Frenz Coffeehouse owner [...]

Harvest Festival Happenings

October 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

  Harvest Festival events that take place all three weekends include a pumpkin decorating contest at Sweet Tooth, 53 E. Bridge St., starting at 11 a.m. with judging at 1:30 p.m. Bring your own pumpkin or one will be provided, while they last. Kids of all ages are invited. Another kid favorite is the Make-it Take-it Scarecrow event at the Rockford Historical Society (at [...]
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