This weekend's events in Rockford include beautiful local art, Japanese culture, and nature's nightlife, courtesy of Go Rockford.

Midway Village: Saturday Spectacular - Japan

Travel to a new location each month in this family program series. Learn about the arts, culture, history and more at our first destination, which is Japan. Make a craft representing Japan that you can take home.  (MORE INFO)

Rockford Artisan Market

This art show and sale features more than 20 artists and artisans with their assemblage of art, block printing, ceramics, illustrations, jewelry and accessories, photography, paintings and more! Event admission includes free admission at Rockford Art Museum plus a 10% discount on museum memberships purchased that day. (MORE INFO)

Burpee Museum: Wild of the Night

Explore the world of nocturnal animals. We will study their special adaptations that make their nightly foraging possible. We will examine a variety of owls, dissect owl pellets and assemble the bones found. (MORE INFO)

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