Rockford City Market vendors celebrate fall with specialty items

Staff Report

Rockford City Market is full of specialty goods and food to help market patrons celebrate the fall season. Guests can enjoy the fall flavors of a pumpkin spice latte from JavaMania Coffee Roastery, or purchase seasonal pies from Zammuto’s or Kate’s Pie Shop. There is also a wide range of fresh fall produce offered at the market from vendors such as Trogg’s Hollow or Anderson Organics. Shoppers will also notice more fall themed specialty goods, including Candle Crest candles with notes of cinnamon and cloves.

Jodi Beach will be performing jazz, symphonic and inspirational music at this week’s City Market.

Andrew Robinson will be performing folk, soul and pop-rock music on the Acoustic Stage.

Forest Preserves of Winnebago County will be offering free crafts where kids can make fall trees or an origami bat.

Medical Reserve Corps will be providing activities for kids including Bozo buckets, Bears versus Packers, Jenga, the chance to play bags and color coloring pages.

The Rockford Health System booth at Market & Water Streets this week will have staff from the Sleep Center on hand to share information with City Market guests.

Transform Rockford will have volunteers at the gates and invites everyone to the next Transform Rockford Community Conversation on Thursday, October 29 at 5 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main St. The event features a speaker from the Excel Center, an Indiana-based organization whose mission is to provide adult high school students diplomas, support and career potential.

The rotating artist booth will feature Raegan’s Ruffles, which will have handmade hats, scarves, headbands and pins.

For more information about the City Market and its vendors visit rockfordcitymarket.com.

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