Rockford Harvest Festival

‘Museum Weekend’ announced for September

July 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

This auction item is a one-of-a-kind replica of an 1800s children’s sled, handcrafted by Gordon Pickerd, Algoma Township trustee and local craftsman. The sled shows the result of over 100 man hours spent creating what will be a showpiece for anyone. Value: priceless. As many of you know, Rockford’s Harvest Festival, which has traditionally run for three weekends—the [...]

Rockford gears up for Harvest Fest

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

First weekend of annual festival features family fun NO NEED TO PARK—Drive-up service is provided at the Rotary Chicken Dinner all three days this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. As the crazy heat-filled days of summer wind down, Rockford is preparing for yet another Harvest Fest. The 2011 festival will be celebrating its 35th year of gathering a bountiful harvest. The [...]

Zorse coming to Harvest Festival

July 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Zelda is one of only two in the world by BETH ALTENA Zelda the Zorse is coming to Rockford. Here Zelda meets a youngster at a Michigan State Fair. Be prepared to see a very rare animal during children’s weekend of Harvest Fest, October 7-9, 2011. This year, Zelda the Zorse will be in town as a main attraction and will likely be the only chance many of us will have to [...]

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 [...]

‘Ram Pride’ on display for Year of the Ram

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

‘The Rams are a permanent part of the community’   photo by Kate Sickrey “We are thrilled by the response from our community, this is exactly what we hoped would happen,” said Jamie Hosford, director of Human Resources at Rockford Public Schools. Hosford has spent much of his summer preparing Year of the Ram, an art event for Rockford that will leave a lasting [...]
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