As in prior years, Forest Glen, Rockfords national award-winning apartment community located on McFarland Road south of Riverside Drive, is a proud contributor to and sponsor of Milwaukee Irish Fest, which is known to be the largest and best Irish fest in the world. This year, Milwaukee Irish Fest will be held Aug. 19-22 (Thursday through Sunday). There will be a variety of music and dance on 16 stages along Milwaukees beautiful lakefront park and fairgrounds.
Forest Glen is gifting a limited number of Milwaukee Irish Fest tickets to the residents of the Rockford area. Tickets will be limited to two per household. For those interested in receiving complimentary tickets, stop by the Forest Glen clubhouse south of Riverside Drive on McFarland Road. At the same time, you will be able to see a brochure of this years Irish Fest, including a complete schedule of concerts and events. Alternatively, you can visit the Irish Fest Web page at www.irishfest.com.
Also on Forest Glens list of sponsorships is the Forest Glen World-Music Concert Series, which has included nine not-for-profit, benefit world-music concerts held in Rockford over the past five years. Such concerts have featured the very best musicians in the world, including Patrick Street, Solas, La Bottine Souriante, Natalie MacMaster and her band, Altan, Skyedance, Sharon Shannon and her band, Lúnasa, and Beolach.