Aug. 31 Rockford City Market features music by One Less Tenor, activities by Severson Dells and Zumba demonstrations
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Rockford City Market will be open Friday, Aug. 31, and continues until Oct. 12. However, this is the last Friday the market will stay open until 8 p.m. The market will close at 7 p.m. starting next Friday, Sept. 7.
If you’re heading to Rockford City Market today, here’s what you can expect:
One Less Tenor — This vocal duo came to be after the third member of the tenor trio did not show up for their performance. Rather than call off the performance, Scott Chachula and Dennis Johnson simply smiled and declared, “What other tenor?”
Severson Dells — Severson Dells will be on hand with children’s activities.
Zumba! — Instructors from Z Sanctuary will be on hand to do Zumba demonstrations and Zumbatomics for kids.
Rockford City Market takes place every Friday from June 1 through Oct. 12 along Water Street between State and Jefferson streets in downtown Rockford. It runs from 3 to 8 p.m. before Labor Day and 3 to 7 p.m. after Labor Day.
The market includes local growers and vendors who sell natural products, including vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, cheeses, flowers, herbs, baked goods, wine and healthy snacks, as well as artisans and vendors with unique offerings and live entertainment by a variety of performers.
Rockford City Market is a collaborative effort of several agencies, including Rock River Development Partnership, River District Association, the City of Rockford and Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Visit www.rockfordcitymarket.com for more information.
Posted Aug. 31, 2012
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