Thanksgiving Day is this Thursday, and before you can finish off that mountain of leftovers, the 5th annual Stroll on State happens on Saturday--kicking off Rockford's holiday season. Whether you've been to Stroll on State before, or you're new to what's quickly becoming Rockford's favorite event, t…
Our friend Andrea, from the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB), stopped in this morning for her weekly update on weekend events and happenings. One of the things we discussed is the outstanding amount of holiday events that are right around the corner.
Sure, you could use a traditional method like a garbage can or yard waste bin to get rid of your Halloween pumpkins, but honestly--is that as much fun as using a trebuchet? The answer, of course, is NO. Even if you don't know what a trebuchet is.
So here it is, Halloween 2017. Maybe trick-or-treaters, jack-o-lanterns, and the usual crop of store-bought "scary stuff" just isn't doing it for you anymore. You're looking for something a bit more realistic, something or someplace with an actual element of the supernatu…
The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) has a new survey they'd like you take. Let them know your thoughts on the importance of tourism in the Rockford area, along with the events you love or don't like, and events you'd like to see here.
With this coming Tuesday being Halloween, you might want to know when your little ghosts and ghoulies can head out for their candy run--or, what time the neighborhood monsters will start ringing your doorbell.
Friday morning, we were treated to a preview show from members of the Rockford Barbershop Chorus live in our studio. The chapter quartet, who call themselves "Inspiration," knocked it out of the park as they previewed their 69th annual show coming up Saturday, October 28th.