Live Country music, pirates, princesses, loud trucks, and cool boats are all invading the Stateline this weekend. Hopefully your family is ready to have some fun!Here's just a few of the cool things going on that you need to check out:

  • Miranda Lambert at the BMO Harris Bank Center - Friday, 7:30p.m., doors open at 6:30p.m. - Featuring Justin Moore, Raelynn, and the Jukebox Mafia - Keep it tuned to Q98.5 for any info on newly released tickets or go to
  • Miranda Lambert Post- Party featuring Jamie Campbell and the Redneck Romeos - Friday, band begins at 9p.m. - 2nd Cousins Bar and Grill on Riverside Blvd across from Village Green - No Cover, great food and drink specials, plus the chance to win prizes - Hosted by Q98.5's Jonny J.
  • Youth Theater Project Presents: "Cats" -Friday, 7 p.m., Saturday, 1, 4:30, and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2 and 6 p.m. - J.R. Sullivan Theater inside the Nordlof Center at 118 N Main St. in Rockford - Tickets are $11 for adults, $9 for students and seniors, and $8 for groups of 15 or more for each show.
  • 44th Annual Rockford Boat, Vacation, and Fishing Show - Friday, 3 to 8p.m., Saturday, 10a.m. to 7p.m., and Sunday, 11a.m. to 5p.m. - Indoor Sports Center at 8800 E Riverside Blvd in Loves Park - Admission is $7 for adults, or get a weekend pass for $10, children 12 and under are free - More info at or 815-997-1744.
  • Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure - Saturday at 1, 4, and 7 p.m. - BMO Harris Bank Center at 300 Elm St. in Rockford - Tickets range from $20-$65 plus fees - Get tickets online at or 815-968-5222.
  • Roaring Twenties Murder Mystery Night - Saturday, 6 to 8 p.m. - Tinker Swiss Cottage and Museum at 411 Kent St. in Rockford - Admission is $20 for museum members, $25 for non-members - More info at or 815-964-2424.
  • Lucas Oil Monster Truck Nationals - Sunday, 3 p.m., Doors open at 1 p.m. for a pit party (admission included with your ticket) - NIU Convocation Center at 1525 West Lincoln Highway in Dekalb - Tickets start at $17 and are available online at or at the NIU Convocation Center box office.