The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB), along with Mayor Tom McNamara and the City of Rockford, announced plans for CRE8IV: transformational ART, a new mural festival that will take place at various locations in downtown Rockford.
One of the biggest and coolest festivals that we're treated to in this area kicks off once again next Thursday, June 15th, in Rockton. It's called Old Settlers Days, or just "OSD," and this year promises to be their biggest year yet.
On January 8th, Elvis Presley would have turned 81 years old (to the true believers, just omit the "would have" from the previous sentence). There were commemorations in some of the usual spots like Memphis and Las Vegas...and Parkes. As in Parkes, Australia...
Midway Village Museum just dropped me a note to share with you. It's got all the details on one of Rockford's favorite events, "The Sock Monkey Madness Festival, Fairy Tales and Red Heels."
Times: Saturday and Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm
Location: Midway Village Museum
Address: 6799 Guilford Rd...