Smart Living Weekly – June 27, 2018

  Parmalee Headlines ByronFest July 13-15 Right in Our Region: A small town will grow 10 times larger when people head to the 31st annual ByronFest in downtown Byron, Ill.,…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 16, 2018

  Young at Heart Promises All the Favorites Right in Our Region: Young at Heart Festival buttons are now on sale at 20 locations and serve as your admission ticket…
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Smart Living Weekly – August 2, 2017

  Mendota to Cook 50 Tons of Sweet Corn Right in Our Region: Record-breaking turnout is expected for this year’s 70th Annual Mendota Sweet Corn Festival on Aug. 10-13, which…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 28, 2017

  Byronfest: Big Fun in a Small Town Right in Our Region: Showcasing a small town in a big way is what ByronFest is all about. The annual music festival…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 14, 2017

  Belvidere Heritage Days Bring Community Fun Right in Our Region: For more than 45 years, Belvidere has celebrated its unique history and diversity on the weekend before the Fourth…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 17, 2017

  Young at Heart Launches Summer Festivals Right in Our Region: For the 46th year, the City of Loves Park will be the place for Memorial Day weekend fun, with…
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Smart Living Weekly – February 15, 2017

  The Buzz About Beloit International Film Festival Right in Our Region: Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) is one of the most significant cultural events in our region. For 10…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 23, 2016

  Stroll on State Brings Downtown Rockford to Life Right in Our Region: Stroll on State, a holiday festival that brings more people to downtown Rockford than any other single-day…
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Midtown District Celebrates Color and Culture

Rockford’s Midtown District is blooming into a thriving community, in part due to its annual Ethnic Parade and Festival. Learn how this neighborhood celebrates diversity and culture.

Smart Living Weekly – September 7, 2016

  It’s Time for Greek Fest! Right in Our Region: Ancient Greece is the birthplace of western civilization, having shaped the world thousands of years ago with contributions and achievements…
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