Smart Living Weekly – February 20, 2019

  World-Class Scientists to Attend PaleoFest Right in Our Region: Burpee Museum’s PaleoFest will bring to Rockford some of the world’s leading scientists to speak about their research on fossilized…
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Smart Living Weekly – January 16, 2019

  New App Helps Burpee to Share Wonders Right in Our Region: Anne Weerda wants you to love the natural world.“You can’t ask someone to love something, or to save…
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Smart Living Weekly – July 19, 2017

  ‘The Local’ Fundraiser Supports Local Gem Right in Our Region: Rockford is among very few cities of its size to possess a local treasure as extraordinary as the Burpee…
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Smart Living Weekly – January 4, 2017

  Discovering Burpee All Over Again Right in Our Region: The Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St. in Rockford, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with the theme…
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Smart Living Weekly – August 17, 2016

  Celebrate Burpee’s 75th Year at The Local Right in Our Region: Something new is brewing this month at Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St. in Rockford,…
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Smart Living Weekly – January 7, 2015

  Dinosaurs of the Deep at Burpee Right in Our Region: When behemoths like T-rex, Triceratops and Velociraptors roamed the land, the seas were inhabited by huge carnivorous marine reptiles,…
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Smart Living Weekly – August 6, 2014

  Foodie Fun at Burpee ‘The Local’ Event Right in Our Region: What better place for a summer celebration of all things local, than on the Burpee Museum’s Riverview Terrace…
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Dreamy Wedding Destinations

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover seven of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”