- Boys’ basketball holiday tournament tips off tonight
- Ribbon-cutting for Children’s Holiday Shoppe Nov. 26; shop is open Nov. 29-Dec. 21
- Rockford Rescue Mission invites community to Thanksgiving banquet Nov. 26
- Rockton’s new business district welcomes family owned Dr. Detail U.S. Cellular
- 2014 Illinois Emerging Writers Competition winners named
- Open house for new library executive director tonight
- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
Bookerfest features live entertainment Aug. 13-14 at Booker Washington Center
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Booker Washington Center is hosting Bookerfest from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13-14, on the grounds of Booker Washington Center, 524 Kent St., Rockford.
Saturday features live entertainment including Red and PlayRay’s Review, Free Style, Tariq, Maji, Miss Hollywood and Billy Chears.
Sunday features more live entertainment with David Thompson, Evon Sams, Propa Intro, gospel music and praise teams. Checkout classic cars from the Old School Car Club.
Admission is free, and food and vendors will be available at the event.