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Upcoming Events in Rockford Illinois


June

5 The Biggest Loser RunWalk Rockford Half Marathon/5k/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run - A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk!

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

• The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal
• Commemorative Technical T-Shirt
• Drawstring Backpack
• Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
• Free Downloadable Race Photos
• Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
• Celebrity appearances by former contestants from "The Biggest Loser"
• Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course
and Food at the Finish Line
• Finish Line Festival Entertainment by Billboard Chart Topping Artist &
Former Biggest Loser Season 5 Contestant, Dan Evans
• Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience

biggestloserrunwalk.com/Rockford_IL-Half-Marathon-5K-2014

Address: Davis Park/ 318 S. Wyman St. , Rockford, Illinois
Ph: 8154641265 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: contact@biggestloserrunwalk.com
Web: biggestloserrunwalk.com/

December

25 Rockford Handmade Market - Join us for the ultimate holiday handmade shopping event. Free to attend, featuring nearly 40 vendors selling locally crafted, handmade goods. Thursday from 4-10pm.
Vendors apply online for booth space.

Address: Prairie Street Brewhouse, 200 Prairie St., Rockford, IL 61107 , Rockford, Illinois
Email: rockfordhandmade@gmail.com
Web: www.rockfordhandmade.com
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Coronado Theatre

The Coronado Theatre is a fantastically ornate movie palace and Vaudeville hall built in 1927 and restored in 2000. The Coronado hosted legends of show business, the Marx Brothers and Milton Berle. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Coronado showed its first "talkie,"

Rockford, IL Historic Theatres

Burpee Museum of Natural History

Burpee Museum is a natural history museum specializing in paleontology, geology, biology, and Native American life with three floors of exhibits. After four years of preparation, Jane is now on display as the centerpiece of a new exhibit at Burpee Museum - Jane: Diary of a Dinosaur

Rockford, IL Museums

New American Theater

Professional regional theater at its best, with comedies, dramas and musicals by professional actors and guest stars. Annual holiday production. Matinee and evening performances on the 282-seat thrust-style mainstage and 90-seat secondstage.

Rockford, IL Theatres

Machine Tool Companies

The Rockford Area has many machine tool companies that are available for tours. Contact John Groh at the Rockford Area Convention &

Rockford, IL Tours

Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Modern buildings, themed gardens and groves accessed by miles of paved and chip paths, workshops, special events, an art gallery and gift shop make this 150-acre premier garden, with plantings dating back to 1910

Rockford, IL Aboretums

Things to do near Rockford, IL

Streator Country Club

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Earlville Country Club

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Essex Historical Society Museum

The Essex Historical Society Museum features a one-room school house and historical Essex artifacts contained in an adjacent ...

Reddick Mansion Association

The Reddick Mansion is a Pre-Civil War mansion known as one of the area's most expensive and ornate Italianate residences....