Coming Events in Rockford’s Midtown District!
Midtown District and Katie’s Cup are hosting the Rockford Midtown Market. The first Rockford Midtown Market was so much fun that we decided to do it again in August! Come see us on Saturday, August 18th from 9 a.m. – Noon at the RPS 205 Parking lot on Seventh Street. There will be farm vegetables, pastries, coffee, and lunch food as well as activities for children coordinated by Children’s Home + Aid, Northern Region. Also, United Way of Rock River Valley will have the “Rollin’ Strong” bike repair program on site. Vendors include Katie’s Cup, Just Goods, Pet Wants, Jewelry & Things by C. Brown, Muse Artist Fragrances, and One of A Kind Window Art by Brittney Crenshaw.
For more information about the Rockford Midtown Market, contact Michael Thomas at 815-558-3169 or Ronn Mooney at 815-978-5824. You can get more information on the Market’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RockfordMidtownMarket or email email@example.com to ask about being a vendor.
Vendor guidelines and applications are on the Rockford Midtown Market Facebook page.
See you here!
Returning for it’s FIFTH YEAR is the Midtown Ethnic Parade and Festival on Sunday, August 26 from noon-6 p.m. at 501 Seventh Street. The Parade steps off at 1 p.m. on Wyman Street and follows both West and East State Streets to Seventh Street, ending on the Festival Grounds. The parade previously has included dancing dragons, bagpipes, ethnic dance troops, and more-come see what we have in store for it this year!
The Parade and Festival are event are FREE TO ATTEND, with many family-friendly activities and those for everyone to enjoy.
• Music & Dance
• Genealogy Area
• Family Games & Crafts
• Turkish painting
• Wood Carving
• Large Childrens’ Activity Area with Bouncy Houses, Face Painting
• A Beer Garden for ages 21 and older
Another festival highlight is cultural cuisine for purchase from many food booths to taste the variety of delicious ethnic foods presented.
Please tell your friends!
Midtown Fall ArtScene 2018 – October 5-6
Mark your calendars now as ArtScene returns to Rockford’s Historic, Diverse, and Sustainable neighborhood of choice this fall! More details are coming soon.
Friday, October 5, 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, October 6, 4-9 p.m.
More events and information are coming soon — check back here often!
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