Start of Summer

Scottville Clown Band at Start of Summer Parade!

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Come and welcome “The Big Noise from Scottville” to Rockford! When you see the Scottville Clown Band; you’re amused by their colorful attire and crazy antics. When you hear them play, you’re amazed at their extraordinary talent. They’ve been entertaining crowds in Michigan for over 100 years, with no sign of slowing down.  In 1903, a musical group [...]

Scottville Clown Band to perform at Start of Summer

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Come and welcome “The Big Noise from Scottville” to Rockford! When you see the Scottville Clown Band, you’re amused by their colorful attire and crazy antics. When you hear them play, you’re amazed at their extraordinary talent. They’ve been entertaining crowds in Michigan for over 100 years, with no sign of slowing down. See the Scottville Clown Band this [...]

Start of Summer Celebration begins now

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

DO YOU WANT TO BE A FIREFIGHTER?—Again this year join Rockford firefighters in waterball competitions outside the firebarn following the parade on Saturday. You must sign up by calling Rockford Fire Chief Mike Reus at (616) 866-1553. There is no reason to wait for Start of Summer fun. Rockford residents can begin enjoying beautiful downtown Rockford and the carnival in [...]

Memories of early Start of Summer

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

NEW TO SEE AND DO—There will be plenty of repeat favorites such as tours of the Little Red Schoolhouse (Saturday from 12:30 to 3 p.m., it's free) and the band Outer Vibe (Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Rotary Pavilion) at Start of Summer. Among the new events this year is a visit by Elvis to the new American Legion hall, 330 Rockford Park Drive (off Northland Drive). [...]