Weekend Roundup; 10 Holiday Things To Do This Weekend in the Stateline
'Tis the season for holiday concerts and fun! If you need something to get you in the holiday spirit, there are plenty of things going on this weekend to do just that. Hardest part is choosing which amazing things to check out!
- The Rock Valley Children's Choir presents "A Dickens Christmas Carol" - Friday, 7p.m. - Our Savior's Lutheran Church at 3300 Rural St. in Rockford - $12 for adults, $5 for students, kids 5 and younger are free - For more information call 815-964-9713 or go to mendelssohnpac.org/youth
- The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America's Free Holiday Concert - Friday, 7p.m. - Coronado Performing Arts Center at 314 N Main St. in Rockford - Eight ticket limit per person - For more information call 815-968-2722 or coronadopac.org
- "A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play" - Presented by the Artists' Ensemble Theatre - Friday, 8p.m., Saturday 4 and 8p.m., Sunday, 2p.m. - Rockford University's Cheek Theatre at 5050 E State St. in Rockford - $30 for adults, $28 for seniors, $10 for students - For tickets call 815-394-5004 or go to artistsensemble.org
- J.R. Sullivan's Hometown Holiday - Friday and Saturday, 7:30p.m., Sunday, 2p.m. - J.R. Sullivan Theater in Nordlof Center at 118 N Main St. in Rockford - Featuring newest cast member, Miles Nielsen - $30 plus fees - Tickets and info available at 815-968-5222 or coronadopac.org
- Santa Claus Visits Midway Village Museum - Saturday, 10a.m. to 2p.m. - Lobby of Midway Village Museum at 6799 Guilford Rd. in Rockford - Milk and cookies, $1 off museum admission, and gift shop items will be 10% off.
- Little Big Town's "Pain Killer" Tour - Saturday, 7:30p.m. - BMO Harris Bank Center at 300 Elm St. in Rockford - Brett Eldredge and Brothers Osborne are openers - Tickets are $49-63 plus fees - thebmoharrisbankcenter.com
- Coronado Holiday Cinema Series - Saturday starting at 11a.m. with "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," at 1p.m. "The Christmas Story," and series wraps up at 3p.m. with "Elf" - Free admission and refreshments available for purchase - coronadopac.org
- Rockford Fire Department Fundraiser for Adopt-A-Family Program - Sunday, 11a.m. to 6p.m. at Pearl Bistro and Bar at 6876 Spring Creek Road in Rockford - Raffles, football, food and drinks - Raffle proceeds help buy gifts for the Adopt-A-Family program.
- Holidays in Harmony - Sunday, 3p.m. - Our Savior's Lutheran Church - 3300 Rural St. in Rockford - Holiday concert with Kantorei, The Singing Boys of Rockford - $20 for adults, $15 for students - For tickets and info call 815-963-2544 or go to kantoreirockford.com
- Homemade Holiday Extravaganza - Sunday, 2 to 5p.m. - Northwest Fire Department at 3222 N Central Ave. in Rockford - Craft and bake sale - For more info call Rhonda at 815-721-9615.