‘Girls Getaway Weekend’ set for March 3-5

Girls, grab your purse, keys and sanity, and get ready to pamper yourself with Winter Rocks’ “Girls Getaway Weekend” March 3-5.

The following businesses will participate as part of Girls Getaway Weekend:

Benson Stone Company, 1100 11th St.—Benson Stone will offer complete showrooms of home furnishings, kitchen and bath, grills and patio furniture, and the HearthRock Café, where you can grab a bite to satisfy your shopping appetite on your adventure to more great shopping locations.

Gotta Have It!, 5466 Bridge St., Roscoe—Gotta Have It! is the newest store in the stateline area where you can find the hottest fashions that are all the rave in Europe. Save the money you don’t have for those airline tickets to Europe, and spend it at Gotta Have It! instead.

Eclectic, 308 E. State St.—The downtown River District also offers unique shopping opportunities to fit any budget, and the spa services to help you recover from your shopping experience. Eclectic offers a unique selection of gifts, ranging from greeting cards, gift baskets, collectibles of all kinds to jewelry and even Swedish items.

Lula’s Vintage Boutique, 221 E. State St.—Your next stop, Lula’s Vintage Boutique, is an eclectic mix of new and vintage fashion gifts and accessories you won’t find easily anywhere else.

J.R. Kortman Center for Design, 107 N. Main St.—A local favorite, J.R. Kortman Center for Design is an intriguing shop and gallery dedicated to contemporary design, with gifts certain to make you start a wish list for your husband of what you don’t buy first, and a newly added wine and book boutique for perusal.

Rockford Office Supply, 119 S. Main St.—Rockford Office Supply offers supplies and furniture, rubber stamps, copy and fax services, greeting cards, gifts and more.


Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, Womanspace and the Womansong Chorale collaborate to present “Music for My Eyes…,” a celebration of woman composers and visual artists; Rockford Public Library offers the McNulty Irish Dancers; and Centre Events and Showtime Productions bring the Rockford Home Show at the MetroCentre. The Home Show includes hundreds of booths specializing in everything for the home and garden, just in time for spring.

For more information, visit www.winterrocks.com or call (815) 963-8111.

From the March 1-7, 2006, issue

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