7 Great Things To Do in Rockford This Weekend
There's fun stuff happening in Rockford this weekend, and one of them could be a "once in a lifetime" opportunity.
Here are all the events you need to know about happening this weekend in Rockford.
Arts Place Winter Intensive
- Now through Friday, January 6.
- Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center & Rockford Dance Company
This Rockford Area Arts Council program brings together youth (ages 14-18) as they work on teams under the guidance of professional artists to create original works in the areas of Dance, Theater, Photography, Printmaking or Visual Arts. On the final day there will be a talent share celebration with all classes. (MORE INFO)
The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular
- Friday, January 6.
- Coronado Performing Arts Center
The Elvis Tribute is a concert celebrating the music of Elvis Presley era by era. It begins with the early rock-a-billy years, the military years, the movie years, the '68 comeback special and the Las Vegas years starring Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter and Ryan Pelton. Other special guests will also make an appearance. (MORE INFO)
Jazz at Emerson - Hononegah High School Jazz Choir
- Sunday, January 8.
- Emerson House
Celebrate the wealth of talented music professionals in our area at this entertaining music series! Savor these intimate concerts with libations and light refreshments in the resonant parlor of the historic Emerson House. (MORE INFO)
Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy at Rockford IceHogs
- Sunday, January 8.
- BMO Harris Bank Center
The Rockford IceHogs face the Chicago Wolves for the ninth meeting of the season. The Chicago Cubs World Series trophy will also be on display at the game for fans to see and take pictures. After the game, fans have the opportunity to Skate with the Hogs on the BMO Harris Bank Center ice. Fans are required to bring their own skates as there are no rentals available. (MORE INFO)
Movies On Main
- Sunday, January 8
- 4PM & 6PM
- Nordlof Center
Free and open to the public. Watch Alice Through The Looking Glass at 4PM and 10 Clover Lane at 6PM. (MORE INFO)
75th Anniversary Exhibit - Rediscover Burpee
- Daily through April 16.
- Burpree Museum of Natural History
Rediscover an exhibit celebrating the 75 year history of Burpee Museum. This is an opportunity for the community to rediscover the treasure trove of artifacts, specimens and memorabilia in the museum collection including some new exhibits too! (MORE INFO)
All Aglow Holiday Display
- Through January 8
- Nicholas Conservatory
See sparkling holiday lights and beautiful floral displays inside the warm tropical Conservatory as well as the outdoor grounds. More than 160,000 LED lights illuminate the grounds throughout the holiday season until January 8th. (MORE INFO)
You can lots to do around Rockford by checking out Go Rockford.