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Musical season ends with family concert

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Photos by TOM SCOTT The last night of music for the Rogue River concert series for the summer of 2011 is over, but the energy and the crowds of kids ended the season on a great note. Independent Bank sponsored the family concert with interactive music and plenty of fun. There will be plenty of other events, some including music, coming to Rockford in the next few weeks, [...]

Harvest Festival ends with smiles, prizes

October 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

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. Costume contest [...]

Harvest Fest—Week one is family fun

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

FAVORITES—Hayrides and scarecrow making are favorites that take place all three weekends of Rockford Harvest Festival. This weekend, enjoy family fun with games, BBQ, an antique tractor parade at 1 p.m., downtown and much more. Forget high-tech, old-fashioned food and games are best What did kids and adults used to do to have fun? Find out during the three weekends of [...]

Professional, juried art show to be held September 12

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Enjoy the sights Visit Stacy Niedzwiecki, Rockford photographer, at Art in the Park on Saturday, September 12 at Rockford’s Art tn the Park at Garden Club Park (behind Arnie’s) in downtown Rockford from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Multi-media artworks—sculpture, jewelry, weaving and no crafts—will be available for viewing or [...]

Public invited to free outdoor concerts

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Weezil Malone Band starts the Huntington Rogue River Blues Series for the summer. The band performed in downtown Rockford on Tuesday, June 9. Photo by TOM SCOTT   The City of Rockford and the Rockford Area Arts Commission invite the Rockford community to the Huntington Rogue River Blues Series every Tuesday evening, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Garden Club Park (behind [...]