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July 9 deadline for vendors for Bookerfest

July 3, 2012

Staff Report

For more than 20 years, Booker Washington Community Center has presented Bookerfest, a weekend festival filled with entertainment and fun for all ages. This year, the event will be at Davis Park on South Wyman Street in downtown Rockford.

Bookerfest will feature a variety of performers, including comedian Nephew Tommy from the Steve Harvey Morning Show.

In addition to entertainment, guests can enjoy a variety of food and merchandise vendors, a three-on-three basketball tournament, carnival rides and more. Also featured will be a car and motorcycle showcase, along with a free movie shown on Davis Park’s jumbo screen.

Vendors are welcome to participate in Bookerfest July 21-22. Vendor application deadline is July 9.

Booker Washington Community Center, 524 Kent St., Rockford, can be reached at (815) 962-9117.

From the July 4-10, 2012, issue

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