Harvest Fest Children’s Weekend

The last week of Harvest Fest  was Children’s Weekend, and youngsters enjoyed wonderful weather for their events. Here a girl is proud of her leaf crown she made on Sunday, Oct. 9. Photo by GEORGIA DONOVAN

Scarecrow event offers fun memories

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This weekend the Rockfrd Area Historical Society is still offering the Make It Take It Scarecrow Event. Pictured are Brian and Amber with children Macy, 7, Andrew, 5, and Caleb, 4. They are all from Rockford.

Colossal pumpkin steals the show

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Children and adults marvel at the colossal real pumpkin on display at Garden Club Park. The pumpkin is one attraction that is all three weekends of Harvest Festival.

Harvest Fest farm fun

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FARM FUN—is an annual event at Bishop Hills Elder Care Community during Harvest Fest. Children from Our Lady of Consolation Church and St. Peters Lutheran Church and the public enjoy animals from Farm Animals on the Go. Here Ruth Kreitch gives a kiss to a three-week old pygmy goat.

Jones participates in Harvest Festival car show

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Buck Jones is a Rocford resident and returning Harvest Festival car show participant. Here he receives his plaque from Cannon Township firefighter Rowlf Hawkins. He placed in the top ten at this year’s event. He is the father of Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones.