Peppler Park

‘Rekindle the joy of the season’ officials urge at holiday ceremony

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Lighting event kicks off with holiday traditions Photo by TOM SCOTT Villagers by the hundreds walked to the banks of the Rogue River at Peppler Park for the annual ceremony as Rockford turned on the downtown’s holiday lights. A mild evening on Tuesday, Nov. 15 allowed the Rockford High School band and choir members to entertain the crowds with more comfort than on some [...]

Holiday season begins with lighting ceremony, open houses

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Start the holiday season with old-fashioned ceremony in downtown Rockford November 17 and two evenings of special offers and warm wishes November 17 and 18 as Rockford rings in the holiday season. On Wednesday, November 17 the lighting of the trees ceremony will be held at Peppler Park listen to music from the Rockford choirs and brass ensembles, words of peace from city [...]

Rockford lights up in annual holiday ceremony

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

HOLIDAY SOUNDS—The Rockford High School chamber singers will perform during Rockford’s Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 6:00 p.m. in Peppler Park. It’s time to kick off the holiday shopping season downtown Rockford, and there is no better way than to turn on the holiday lights. Rockford’s fourth annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony will be held [...]

Lighting ceremony a family event

November 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

People of all ages will enjoy the Norman Rockwell-like evening of ceremony that marks the holidays in downtown Rockford. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. to enjoy music, speeches and the “flipping of the switches” that turn on downtown’s holiday lighting. The event takes place by the dam at Peppler Park. Pictured at last year’s event is [...]

Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE). Each year, RACE will honor people from the City of Rockford and the townships of Algoma, Cannon, Courtland and [...]
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