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2007 Articles
Almost, Maine: Love During Frostbite Season
On a snowy winter night in a tiny town in Maine, the Northern Lights are shimmering in the sky and all the residents seem to falling in (or out) of love. > More
Rockford College's Three Penny Theatre Presents: 8 lbs of Pressure
8lbs of Pressure is a sketch comedy show that is conceived, directed, and performed by several students in the Rockford College community. > More
The Rockford College Performing Arts department presents "Ghosts"
The Rockford College Performing Arts department presents Ghosts  in Maddox Theatre in the Clark Arts Center, on the Rockford College campus, on Thursday -  Saturdayat 8 p.m. and Sunday, at 2 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. > More
Pec Playhouse Theatre in Pecatonica presents: The Sound of Music.
The Sound of Music, a musical based on “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers” by Maria von Trapp, features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, and book by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse. > More
Two Locations....Twice the FEAR!
Trail of Screams DARES you to join them for their Sixth Year of Fear at the YMCA Camp Winnebago in Rockford, IL!  Rockford’s #1 Halloween tradition comes screaming back for another year of new attractions, new scenes, new characters, and more!  > More
Doo-Wack-Adieu (A Roaring 20s Mystery)
Midway Village & Museum Center is the setting for an audience participation mystery dinner October 12 & 13 and October 26 & 27 at 6:00pm. > More
RSO Opens the New Season
Music Director Steven Larsen and The Rockford Symphony Orchestra open the 2007-08 season with a concert featuring Schubert's masterful Symphony No. 9, "The Great." > More
Urban Living Tour to Showcase Rockford's Downtown Living Opportunities
On Saturday, September 8th, the River District Association will host its second annual Urban Living Tour. > More
Pec Playhouse Theatre Presents: Escanaba in da Moonlight
Pec Playhouse Theatre announces tickets are now on sale for Escanaba in da Moonlight, a “Super Yooper” comedy by Jeff Daniels. > More
Crazy Penguins Gaming - Focusing on the Social Aspect
Looking for a cool place to hang out and play video games with your friends? > More
Commercial Renovation Tour on Saturday, May 19 Kicks Off 2007 Historical Walk-About Season
2007 marks the sixth year of the Historical Walk-Abouts program presented by River District Association.  The first walk-about is a self-guided tour of inside spaces used for commercial purposes and is called, "Commercial Renovation Tour".  Historical Walk-Abouts are sponsored by WTVO and WQRF FOX39. > More
36th Annual Young at Heart Festival Kicks Off Summer - Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28
For the past 36 years, the Young at Heart Festival - held annually on Memorial Day weekend - has kicked off summer in the Rockford region with family fun, great music, fireworks, fishing and the Young at Heart pageant. > More
Groove Walk - Great Music, Great Price
12 must be the lucky number these days. The 9th Annual Groove Walk will be on May 12th and it brings 12 bands at 12 different establishments all for just eight dollars. You can walk from place to place (or use the free RMTD trolley) to check out all the groups or sit back and enjoy one or two of your favorites for the whole night.  The lineup is a diverse one, with a little something for everyone. > More
Can History Be Fun? - You Bet on Dnewsman's Magical History Tour

How well do you know your Rockford history? Try to answer a few of these questions. Who was the first National League batting champion? Who was the first person to translate the hieroglyphs on King Tut's tomb? What Rockford resident was involved in a major court battle over copyright infringement and used a lawyer by the name of Abraham Lincoln on the case? Stumped? Then you need to take Dnewsman's Magical History Tour.

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CoCo Key - A Tropical Destination in Rockford, IL
With some of the coldest weather this year upon us, here's an audience participation question. If you are looking for a tropical getaway from wind-chills and snow shoveling, raise your hands - who is thinking of Rockford? Those of you with your hands in the air are probably thinking of CoCo Key Water Resort at The Clock Tower Resort, which just opened on January 18th. > More
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