- Lee Hamilton: President, Congress should work together on military intervention
- Ethnic Parade and Festival Sunday, Sept. 21
- Symphony begins 80th season Sept. 20
- Vikings bar Adrian Peterson from team activities
- Mr. Green Car: A car from your printer
- Candle Crest owners to open their first store and manufacturing operation in Rockford
- DuPont ordered to pay $1.85M for killing trees
- Rockford hosts America’s largest World War II-era re-enactment Sept. 20-21
- Guest Column: Former alderman: Rail station should be on Cedar Street
- A visit to The Wall That Heals
BCT stages ‘Escanaba in Love’
BYRON, Ill. — Tickets are on sale for Byron Civic Theatre’s (BCT) production of Escanaba in Love. The show opens Jan. 24 with performances continuing Jan. 26-31 and Feb. 1-2. Show times are Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Visit the BCT website at www.bctmagic.com for more details.
This hilarious prequel to Escanaba in Da Moonlight is set in the Soady deer camp during World War II and outfitted with a whole new cast of Wacky Yoopers. Eighteen-year-old Alber Soady Jr. is celebrating his final hunting season before he becomes a sharpshooter for the U.S. Army when he falls head-over-heels for the legendary Big Betty Balou.
BCT is at 850 N. Colfax, Byron, Ill., and can be reached at (815) 312-3000.
From the Jan. 22-28, 2014, issue