Arts & Entertainment

Wild west captured in deer farm turned agri-tourism resort

October 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA BEAUTIFUL IN THE MIST—Over two hundred healthy and beautiful white tailed deer are on site at Deer Tracks Junction on M-57. According to owners Kelly and Hilary Powell, spring vistors may well be able to watch a live birth. Pictured here are a herd of two-year-olds. When you have over 200 beautiful white tailed deer fenced adjacent to a major road, people [...]

Rockford to host 30th marching band invitational

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

The RHS Marching Band gave it their all in Indianapolis during the 2011 Bands of America competition. They placed 22nd in the nation. The Rockford High School Marching Band is proud to host its 30th annual Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, September 22, 2012. This year’s event is slated to be one of the most exciting ever, with 17 bands performing in competition [...]

Rockford group to submit entry, perform at ArtPrize

September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER Some of the members of the Rockford ArtPrize choir rehearse under the direction of Renee Vande Wege. The group will be performing a song composed by Kayle Clements, which is the actual ArtPrize entry. Vande Wege is trying to have a 90-member choir perform the song at the ArtPrize performance on September 22. A Rockford woman is working to turn her [...]

Walk through history at encampment

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

The West Michigan Living History and Educational Association would like to invite the public to the 26th Annual Grand Rogue Living History Encampment on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15-16. Every year on the second weekend after Labor Day, visitors can view first hand what life in early America was like at the annual Grand Rogue Living History Encampment. This is a timeline [...]

Local theatre group reaches higher level

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rogue River Community Theatre Company’s board of directors includes (l–r) President Kenneth Homrich, Secretary Shannon Rop, Vice President Michael Jonkman, Director of Theatre Patricia Rose, and Treasurer Stephanie Gamble. The curtain is opening on a whole new approach to community theatre in Rockford, with the debut of the Rogue River Community Theatre Company [...]
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