Another gorgeous fall weekend is on tap for us which is good news, because there is plenty of fun to be had this weekend in the Stateline!

  • Rockford City Market - Friday, 3 to 7p.m. (only 2 weeks left!) - On Water St. between State and Jefferson in downtown Rockford - Free admission - rockfordcitymarket.com
  • Josh Thompson at the District Bar and Grill - Friday, doors open at 7p.m. -205 W State St. in downtown Rockford -  $20 at the door - Help celebrate Steve Summers' 20th anniversary of doing mornings on Q98.5 - districtdowntown.com
  • 36th Annual Turkey Testicle Festival - Friday, 7:30-10:30p.m., Saturday, 2-10:30p.m. in downtown Byron - Admission is $10 at the door - 815-234-9910 or turkeytesticlefestival.org
  • Fall Diddley Arts and Crafts Fair - Saturday, 9a.m. to 5p.m., Sunday 9a.m. to 4p.m. - Boone County Fairgrounds on RT 76 in Belvidere - $6 admission for 12 and older - mhrl.org/falldiddley.html
  • Rockin' It For St. Jude 5K Fun-Run/Walk - Saturday, 12:30p.m., fun-run/walk begins at 2p.m. - Rock Valley College at 3301 N Mulford Rd. - Fun for all ages - rockinitforstjude.com
  • Locktoberfest; Pumpkin Patch Days - Saturday through Monday, 10a.m. to 4p.m. - Lockwood Park  at 5201 Safford Rd. - Free admission with some paid activities - 815-987-8809 or rockfordparkdistrict.org/locktoberfest
  • 14th Annual Rock n' Bowl Car Show - Saturday, 10a.m. - 4p.m., registration starts at 8a.m. - Don Carter Lanes on East State Street
  • Fall for the Forest Preserves - Saturday, Noon to 3p.m. - Atwood Homestead Forest Preserve - An autumn celebration with door prizes, wagon rides, children's crafts, fall treats, free 9-hole golf and more!
  • Haunted Rockford Bus Tour - Saturday, 7 to 10p.m. - Begins at Memorial Hall at 211 N Main St. - Travel by bus to different hunted locations throughout Rockford with stories from local psychics - $30 - hauntedrockford.com
  • Head of the Rock Regatta - Sunday, 8:30a.m. to 4p.m. - Along the Rock River from Martin Park in Loves Park to YMCA's Log Lodge in Rockford - Free admission - headoftherock.org