I'm not gonna lie to you, choosing what to do this weekend will be tough because there are so many fun things going on in the Stateline! My best advice? Create a plan of attack that allows you to see them all!

  • Rockford City Market - Friday, 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Intersection of Water and Market Streets in downtown Rockford - Free admission - rockfordcitymarket.com
  • Spirit Medium Maureen Hancock - Friday, 7 p.m. - Coronado Performing Arts Center at 314 N Main St. - Tickets range from $30 - $55 plus fees - Get tickets at 815-968-2722 or coronadopac.org.
  • Live Country Music at 2nd Cousins Bar & Grill - Friday, 9 p.m. - On Riverside Blvd across from Village Green - Featuring Stateline Country Band and hosted by Q98.5's Jonny J - Free admission, great food and drink specials.
  • 2015 Garden Fair - Friday, Noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden at 2715 S Main St. in Rockford - Flowers, yard art, vintage furniture and more for purchase from over 50 vendors - $8 at the door, free for members and children 12 and younger - klehm.org.
  • Starlight Theatre Presents "Mary Poppins" - Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday at  2 and 8 p.m. - Rock Valley College's Starlight Theatre at 3301 N Mulford Road in Rockford - Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and students - rockvalleycollege.edu
  • Rockford AirFest - Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Chicago Rockford International Airport at 2 Airport Circle in Rockford - U.S. Navy Blue Angels headline for the first time since 2007 - Admission is by the carload and is $40 at the gate, $20 for motorcycles - For parking and travel information go to rockforairfest.com.
  • Leaf River Summer Daze - Friday through Sunday in Leaf River, Illinois - Featuring fun, food, entertainment, tractor pulls, car and craft shows, fireworks and more - Schedule events and more information at leafriversummerdaze.org
  • Rock & Roll Garage Sale - Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Tebala Event Center at 7910 Newburg Road in Rockford - Buy, sell or trade used sound and lighting equipment, instruments, amps and more - Features a food and cash bar - $3 admission to benefit the Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI), children 12 and under are free - More info at ramiawards.com.