All posts tagged "Featured"

  • RockfordRoastingLogojimhagerty2
    Rockford coffee roaster up and running downtown

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer It’s only been eight hours, but staff at Rockford Roasting Facility and Brew Bar are operating like they’ve been up and running for years. Owners Lucretia Ristin and Ben Chauvin opened for...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Walk-to-School
    These legs were made for walkin’: International Walk to School Day Oct. 8

    By Phyllis Picklesimer Media/Communications Specialist, U of I ACES News and Public Affairs URBANA, Illinois — A globally recognized observance, Oct. 8 is International Walk to School Day, said University of Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Scarecrow
    Scarecrow Harvest Festival at Rockford’s Midway Village Oct. 4-5

    Online Staff Report Enjoy the ambiance of Rockford’s Midway Village and the fall colors as you make and take a scarecrow at the Scarecrow Harvest Festival from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5, at...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Organ-donation
    Oct. 5 remembrance ceremony features candlelight memorial, recognition of tissue donors

    Online Staff Report JANESVILLE, Wisconsin — “Reflections of Life, Reflections of Love” is the theme of a remembrance ceremony scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Pontiac Center in Janesville, Wisconsin. The ceremony will honor families whose...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • "Goats at My Window," by Mia Rudolph.
    Momentum Art Guild’s ‘Windows’ exhibition opens Oct. 4 at Freeport Art Museum

    Online Staff Report FREEPORT, Illinois — The Momentum Art Guild has cooperated with the Freeport Art Museum (FAM) to display the exhibition, titled “Windows,” in the Contemporary Gallery. This exhibition will feature more than a dozen art...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • paranormal
    Illinois Paranormal Conference at Memorial Hall Oct. 4

    Staff Report The Third Annual Illinois Paranormal Conference will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main St., downtown Rockford. The event is hosted by Steve Litteral of...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • microphone
    Comics of Steel announces new start time, October lineup

    Staff Report Starting Oct. 7, Comics of Steel, Rockford’s only weekly stand-up comedy showcase, will be moving its start time back to 9 p.m. Comics of Steel, which began its run at Rockford’s Kryptonite Bar (308 W....

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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    Locktoberfest begins Oct. 4

    Staff Report Locktoberfest at Lockwood Park, 5201 Safford Road, Rockford, has something to get your entire family in the spirit of the season! Locktoberfest begins Oct. 4, and continues every Saturday and Sunday in October from 10...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Trail-of-Screams
    Trail of Screams, The Screamatorium return Oct. 3

    Staff Report This October, Rockford’s largest haunted event is back! For nine years, the Trail of Screams, northern Illinois’ largest haunted event, has terrified visitors with unique attractions, electrifying 3D artwork by world-famous Stuartizm Designs, horrifying monsters,...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Consignment-sale
    Popular consignment sale at Indoor Sports Center Oct. 2-4

    Staff Report More than 150 families will have their new and gently used items for sale during the Oct. 2-4 “Just Between Friends Sale” at Indoor Sports Center, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, Illinois. The event...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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