Mary’s Place, 602 N. Madison St., Rockford, will host its eighth annual Holiday Extravaganza benefit for the Rock River Valley Pantry Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15. Event begins at 9 p.m., Friday, and 4 p.m., Saturday.
Performance lineup is as follows by day:
Friday — 9 p.m., Paper Airplane; 10:15 p.m., The Vince Chiarelli Band; 11:30 p.m., Between Planes; and 12:45 a.m., Long Shot.
Saturday — 4 p.m., Soap Flossers; 5:15 p.m., Tommy Yuccas; 6:30 p.m., Carlita; 7:45 p.m., Michael Whyte & Sunset Movies; 9 p.m., Law and Love; 10:15 p.m., Abominable No Men; 11:30 p.m., King of the Demons; and 12:45 a.m., The Crastinators.
The benefit expanded to two days last year. Admission is $5 with $1 subtracted from admission for every non-perishable food item donated. Of particular need are canned vegetables and dried pasta.
For more about the event, contact Mary’s Place at (815) 962-7944.
From the Dec. 12-18, 2012, issue