North End Commons presents Camp Fuller Festival
The North End Commons Business Association is putting on the Third Annual Camp Fuller Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14 this yearFREE and open to the public!
The festival takes place on Myott, King and Main streets and celebrates the history of nearby neighborhoods.
The opening ceremony will include a patriotic flag raising with Winnebago County States Attorney Paul Logli as master of ceremonies. Afternoon activities take place from 1 to 4 p.m. and include history re-enactors such as Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, period music, childrens crafts and games, period costume judging, bicycle tours, hay rides, a special art scene, beer tent, Taste of the North End, raffle winners announced every hour, a celebration of Rockfords 150th birthday, and a Tribute to the Heroes of September 11th.
Evening activities are from 6 to 11 p.m. and include the Taste of the North End, period music and dance lessons and a Theater Movie Hour.
Area businesses are encouraged to give a cash donation to the Association to help defray the costs. Or they can sponsor one of the childrens contests by giving Gift Certificates for their products or services, to be used as prizes.
Businesses who choose to donate will receive recognition as an Associate Sponsor in North End Commons mailings, posters, advertising, press releases and programs. They will have a chance to present the contest winners with gifts in the awards ceremony. Contributions should be mailed to the North End Commons Business Association, 1437 Myott Ave., Rockford, IL 61103; also contact Lynn Welin at (815) 636-7963.
For more information, visit www.rockfordnorthend.com.