Rockford Harvest Fest

Don’t talk to strangers, just look

October 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Kevin Tomasunas, 19 months, doesn’t know what to make of OPUS Mime (Michael Lee). Keeping a safe distance, he must surely be thinking, “Are you for real?” On the first Saturday of Harvest Fest, Kevin stood transfixed for 20 minutes while deciding to come a little closer to the mime extraordinaire or turn and run away as fast as his little legs would carry him. As it [...]

Harvest Fest’s heritage weekend offers food, music, classic cars

October 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

WHAT A BEAUTY—Last year this car buff (father to our own Police Chief Dave Jones) was proud to show off this beauty. The vehicle is complete with a recreated drive-in dinner and companion. The classic cars roll into Rockford Saturday, October 3, one of a town-full of attractions for this weekend’s Harvest Fest. Returning is an annual chili cook off, now organized by [...]

Rotary chicken sale over, plenty more to eat, do at Harvest Fest

October 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

DELICIOUS—Rotarians served them up hot and steady during their three days of chicken dinner sales. They even impressed a new fan in eight-year-old Michael Foster of Grand Rapids, shown with Dave Speese, who chaired this year’s sale. Foster, who is new to Grand Rapids, was enjoying Rockford with his family. “We love Rockford, it’s so beautiful here,” said his [...]

Harvest Fest—the way real life should be

September 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Take a break from the sun and have a hand-drawn caricature done. Enjoy simple, succulent steamed corn or admire the many talents of the local Rogue River Arts Association artists. These are just a few of the old-fashioned, real-life things to do at Rockford’s three weekends of Harvest Festival.       [...]

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 [...]
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