Harvest Festival ends with smiles, prizes

Costume contest winners stand with their prizes. Judging was very difficult this year.

Aunt Candy of Aunt Candy’s Toy Company was thrilled with the turnout during the last weekend of Harvest Festival, especially the tons of kids in the annual costume contest. Cars lined the streets of Rockford right up past the business district for Saturday’s events, which included free horse-drawn hayrides, a petting zoo, mascots and more. […]

Sand pirates at work on Monroe Street Beach

Sand Pirate, Janet Moore Schrader, awarding Justin Katerberg his first place grand prize in the 11 to 15 year-old age bracket of the Sand Castle Contest.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Saturday, March 28, the Squire visited DeVos Place to attend the Cottage & Lakefront Living Show.  We’ve been attending a lot of these shows lately. They are a breath of spring and a harbinger of better (make that warmer) days to come. Upon entering the Great Hall we almost stumbled […]