Don't have tickets to Country Thunder this weekend? That's ok! There is still plenty of fun to be had right here in the Stateline.

  • Rockford City Market - Friday, 3 to 8p.m. - Water St. between State and Jefferson in downtown Rockford - Free - rockfordcitymarket.com
  •  Friday Night Flix - Friday, gates open at 7p, movie begins at dusk - Davis Park in downtown Rockford - Feature presentation: The Sandlot - Free - Backup rain location is BMO Harris Bank Center.
  • "Wizard of Oz" - Friday and Saturday 7:30p.m., Sunday at 2p.m. - Byron Civic Theatre at 805 N Colfax St. in Byron - $12 adulst, $10 seniors, $6 students and children - bctmagic.com
  • Christmas in July at Magic Waters - Friday, 10a.m. to 9p.m. - Find out what Santa does in the summer, and register win over $10,000 worth of prizes - magicwaterswaterpark.com
  • Zombie Mud Run - Saturday, 7a.m. - Byron Motorsports Park at 2525 E Ash Rd. in Byron - Gates open at 7a.m., run wave times begin at 9a.m. - Spectator tickets available - thezombiemudrun.com
  • Fairy Festival - Saturday, 4 to 7:30p.m. - Womanspace at 3333 Maria Linden Dr. in Rockford - $20 adults, $15 ages 4-12 - Bring a picnic lunch and have fun with all kinds of fairy activities - 815-877-0118 for more info.
  • Machesney Park Family Festival - Saturday, 10a.m. to 9:30p.m. - Machesney Town Center at 8750 N Second St. - Performers, children's activities, food, raffles, and fireworks - Free - 815-633-1960 for more info.
  • Anderson Japanese Gardens Tea Ceremony - Saturday 11:30a.m. to Noon - Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony featuring a light meal called Tenshin - $45 - 815-316-2256 for more info.
  • Murder Mystery Night - Saturday, 6 to 8p.m. - Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum at 411 Kent St. in Rockford - A roaring 20's themed party - Tickets $20-$25 - tinkercottage.com
  • Aldersgate United Methodist Church Corn Boil - Sunday, 3 to 6:30p.m. - 4055 N Rockton Ave. - $7 adults, $2 for children 7 and younger - Includes unlimited sweet corn, a hot dog, dessert, and beverage - aldersgaterkfd.webs.com

 

If you have an event coming up, or would like to see more things to do in the area, check out the Q98.5 events page.

Have a great weekend!