Sept. 30 Rockford City Market features Media Night, live music by Trillium
Online Staff Report
Four markets remain on the 2011 Rockford City Market schedule. The Friday, Sept. 30, market features Media Night and a live musical performance by acoustic music quartet Trillium.
The market runs 3-7 p.m. every Friday through Oct. 21 along Water Street, between State and Jefferson streets, in downtown Rockford.
More than 35,000 people have visited the market this year, an average of nearly 2,200 a weekend.
As part of Media Night, personalities from local media outlets, including radio station 97 ZOK, WIFR-TV and the daily newspaper, will greet market-goers at the gates.
Entertainment includes a live musical performance by Trillium, whose eclectic repertoire ranges in style from Celtic to folk to ragtime to swing to bluegrass.
Activities for kids will be provided by the Natural Land Institute.
Visit www.rockfordcitymarket.com for a complete calendar of events and entertainment.
Rockford City Market is a collaborative effort of several agencies, including the Rock River Development Partnership, On the Waterfront, Inc., Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, the River District Association, the City of Rockford, the Rockford Area Economic Development Council and the Illinois Small Business Development Center.
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