I know that it looks like a typographical error, but "Picnic En Plein Air" is the actual spelling of a really cool event to be held in the heart of Rockford's River District on Saturday, September 16th. So what is it?
Since we're now officially into the summer season, we thought it would be a good idea to start shining the spotlight on all the fun that can be found during the summer months around the Rockford area. Rockford's River District seems like a good place to start.
Maybe you read the name Amsterdam in the headline, along with the words swing it, and thought that this has got to be a piece on legalized marijuana. Nope. It's about a swing. A really, really high-up-in-the-air swing. A swing that I think might be pretty cool in downtown Rockford.
Several times this summer, our friend Leah Tuneberg, executive director of Rockford's River District, invited any and all to head to downtown Rockford for a really cool series of events called "Shop the Blocks." Now that we're into the scary season, she'd love for yo…
When our good friend, Leah Tuneberg, executive director of Rockford's River District Association, paid a visit to the WROK Morning Show, she filled us in on a really cool event coming to downtown Rockford on Saturday, September 24th. It's called "Picnic En Plein Air."
Hot on the heels of last weekend's fun event, the River District 12 (a 12 hour bicycle tour of the River District that drew cyclists from all over the area), Rockford's River District has another great event (decidedly less physically exerting) this Friday.