Weekend Roundup; 10 Things to Check Out This Weekend In the Stateline
Last weekend may have been the unofficial end to summer, but never fear, family fun is still here!
Here's 10 things for the family to check out this weekend, and the weather should be perfect for all of it!
- Rockford City Market - Friday, 3 to 7p.m. (Please note new fall hours in effect now) - Water St. between State and Jefferson in downtown Rockford - rockfordcitymarket.com
- Annual Greek Fest - 5 to 10p.m. Friday, 11a.m. to 10p.m. Saturday, 11a.m. to 9p.m. Sunday - St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church at 108 N 5th St. in Rockford - Free admission - gogreekfest.com
- Roscoe Lions Fall Festival - 5 to 10p.m. Friday, Noon to 10p.m. Saturday, Noon to 8p.m. Sunday - Leland Park at 10701 Third St. in Roscoe - Free admission - roscoelionsclub.com
- MASH Bash - Friday, 8p.m. - Giovanni's Restaurant and Convention Center on N Bell School Road - M*A*S*H themed event to raise money for emergency medical services and fire first responders in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin - Guests are encouraged to dress like their favorite M*A*S*H character - mashbash.org
- Pasta 4 Pups - Friday, 5 to 10p.m. - Lombardi Club at 209 Olive St. in Rockford - Fundraiser for Fresh Start, a no-kill animal rescue in Belvidere - Tickets $15 at door, $8 for children 6 to 12, 6 and under are free - freshstartanimalrescue.org
- "The Importance of Being Earnest" - Presented by Artists' Ensemble Theater - Cheek Theatre of the Clark Arts Center on the Rockford University Campus at 5050 E State St. - Thursdays at 7p.m., Fridays at 8p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8p.m., Sundays at 2p.m. through September 21 - $28 general admission, $10 seniors, $19 students - artistsensemble.org
- 32nd Annual Alley Walk - Saturday 8:30a.m. to 4p.m. - Bethesda Evangelical Church at 2101 E State St. in Rockford - Free admission, prices for food, drink, and craft items vary - bethesdaconvenant.com
- 12th Annual Durand Biker Bash and Chili Shootout - Saturday, 11a.m. to 8p.m. - Bike show, chili tasting, and lots of entertainment - Proceeds benefit American Diabetes Association - durandbikerbash.com
- Rock River Sweep - Saturday, 8a.m. to Noon - Help clean up garbage along a 7 mile stretch of the Rock River between Lowden State Park and Castle Rock State Park - Meet at Conover Square at the intersection of North Second and Franklin Streets in Oregon starting at 7:30a.m. - rockriversweep.org
- Mum Sale and Electronics Drive - Saturday, 8a.m. to 1p.m. - Riverfront Museum Park at 711 N Main St. in Rockford - Mums from Didier Greenhouse available for $10 - For info on electronics accepted for drop off go to riverfrontmuseumpark.org