• July 27, 2022

11 issues to do in Rockford this weekend

The Ski Broncs Water Ski Show will take place on Friday, July 29 at Shorewood Park, 235 Evelyn Avenue in Loves Park

The Ski Broncs Water Ski Present will happen on Friday, July 29 at Shorewood Park, 235 Evelyn Avenue in Loves Park

ROCKFORD — The final weekend in July is full of household pleasant actions and occasions.

There’s stay theatre, a water ski present, a competition celebrating Japanese tradition and extra.

what: Meet the Fatherless artists, expertise their studio, study one thing new and spark some artistic conversations. Unique prints can be out there for a donation with all contributions going on to the Arts Council’s native artist grants and artwork packages. The occasion options meals vans and drinks.

when: 5 to 10 pm Friday

The place: 727 First Ave., Rockford

Prices: Free admission

For extra: rockfordparkdistrict.org

what: A present a couple of time in American musical historical past when rhythm and blues blended with the pop music of the Sixties to create a model new American sound.

when: 8 pm Wednesday by means of Sunday

The place: Starlight Theater at Rock Valley Faculty, 3301 N. Mulford Street, Rockford

For extra: https://www.rockvalleycollege.edu/Group/Theatre/index.cfm

Ladies of Summer time

what: The Studio Rockford is proud to current an authentic manufacturing, The Ladies of Summer time, which relies on our native and historic, Rockford Peaches baseball group.

when: 7 pm Friday; 2 pm & 6 pm Saturdays; 2 pm Sunday

The place: Rockford College Maddux Theatre, 5050 E. State St., Rockford

Prices: $13 prematurely, $15 on the door for adults, $11 prematurely, $13 on the door for seniors and kids 12 & below.

For extra: https://www.thestudiorockford.com/

4 Friday’s within the 14th Ward

what: The primary in a sequence of 4 consecutive Friday occasions that includes stay music, out of doors motion pictures, meals and drinks. “A League of Their Personal” would be the featured film. Music can be supplied by Miles Nielsen and Kelly Steward. Proceeds will profit the Worldwide Girls’s Baseball Middle.

when: 5:30 to 10:30 pm Friday

The place: Lino’s, 5611 E. State St., Rockford

Prices: Free admission

For extra: https://linos815.com/

Drive 815: Sing 2 and Unhealthy Guys

what: A pop-up drive-in movie show being held in Rockton. The Drive 815 expertise consists of meals vans, music, face portray and kids’s video games on website. Gates open at 6:30 pm

when: “Sing 2” to be proven Friday at 8:30 pm, “Unhealthy Guys” can be proven Saturday, at 8:30 pm

The place: 12801 Outdated River Street, Rockton

Prices: $25 per automotive per evening, $40 for total weekend

For extra: https://www.simpletix.com

Rockford Metropolis Market

what: You’ll find native makers, growers, artists, and bakers beneath the Rockford Metropolis Market Pavilion. The market options two native breweries on website pouring beer, a Foremost Stage space with a neighborhood band, and an Acoustic Stage space with a neighborhood performer. Distributors and meals vans line the pavilion and two of the encompassing streets. There are additionally loads of kids’s actions.

when: 4 to eight:30 pm every Friday by means of Labor Day, 4 to 7:30 pm after Labor Day by means of September.

The place: East State & Water Streets, Rockford

Prices: Free admission

For extra: http://www.rockfordcitymarket.com/

what: The Sneakers in any other case generally known as Mushy Shoe Shufflers will carry out comfortable rock from the Sixties by means of in the present day.

when: 6:30 to eight:30 pm Friday

The place: Edgebrook Middle Court docket, 1641 N. Alpine Street, Rockford

Prices: Free admission

For extra: https://edgebrookshops.com/occasions/music-on-the-mall/

Ski Broncs

what: Beginner water skiers carry out enjoyable and thrilling water ski stunts set to a themed stage efficiency.

when: 7 pm Friday

The place: Shorewood Park, 235 Evelyn Ave., Loves Park

Prices: Free admission

For extra: https://www.skibroncs.com/

Japanese Summer time Competition

what: Anderson Japanese Gardens proclaims the return of the two-day Japanese Summer time Competition, that includes performances, displays and interactive actions which have a good time Japanese custom and cultural arts.

when: 10 am to three pm Saturday & Sunday

The place: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Street, Rockford

Prices: $11 for adults, $10 for seniors, $9 for college students and navy, free for Premium Backyard Members and for youngsters 5 and below

For extra: https://andersongardens.org/japanese-summer-festival-2022/

Loves Park Birthday Bash

what: Town of Loves Park celebrates its seventy fifth birthday. The celebration will characteristic stay music, a automotive present, a K9 demonstration, meals vans and fireworks.

when: 12 to 10:30 pm Saturday

The place: Loves Park Competition Grounds, 100 Coronary heart Blvd., Loves Park

Prices: Free admission

For extra: https://cityoflovespark.com/

Brunch on the Dock

what: Be part of Household Counseling Companies for a fundraiser to help psychological well being companies within the Rockford space. Get pleasure from a particular menu from Prairie State Brewing Firm, a bloody Mary bar, stay music, 50/50 raffle and a wide range of raffle baskets.

when: 10 am to 1 pm Sunday

The place: Prairie Road Brewing Firm, 200 Prairie St., Rockford

Prices: $55 per individual

For extra: https://psbrewingco.com/

Ken DeCoster covers enterprise information and options. Contact him at 815-987-1391, kdecoster@rrstar.com or @DeCosterKen

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