First Night Rockford call to artists
The Rockford Area Arts Council is again looking for artists and performers for First Night Rockford New Years Eve Festival. The festival takes place in and around various sites in the downtown area and is family-oriented as well as alcohol-free. There will be a Childrens Fest from 2 to 6 p.m., and the evening festival will run from 6 p.m. to midnight. Applications will be reviewed by the Programming Committee and will be selected based on artistic merit, feasibility, appropriateness to the First Night concept, and the availability of funds. If interested in applying, contact the Rockford Area Arts Council at 815-963-6765 or at RAAC1@aol.com.