Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.

Smart Living Weekly – November 29, 2017

  Enjoy Lots of Fun History Events this Winter Right in Our Region: The gift of learning is offered year-round at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, and the winter…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 22, 2017

  Klehm Celebrates the Sweetest of Seasons Right in Our Region: Sweet sounds and sweet treats are equally essential to a joyous holiday season. So, too, are winter wonderland walks…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 15, 2017

  Cast of ‘The Nutcracker’ Prepares to Delight Right in Our Region: For many people, the holiday season wouldn’t be complete without seeing “The Nutcracker” ballet, which brings to life…
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Smart Living Weekly – December 14, 2016

  These Shows Light Up the Holidays Right in Our Region: Holiday light shows around our region are transforming the landscape into a winter wonderland. For just a few more…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 30, 2016

  Christmas Season Blooms at Klehm Right in Our Region: Make your holiday season even merrier by joining the fun at Klehm Arboretum’s Christmas Concert and Holiday Dessert Buffet on…
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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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NWQ’s Holiday Shopping Guide

Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be a chore. Make it an adventure by exploring six trendy local boutiques and dozens of suggestions for wonderful gifts found at locally owned stores throughout our area.

Spiritual & Ethnic Holiday Traditions

The holiday season calls for an extra dose of tolerance, love and compassion. Learn about the various religions practiced by those in our community and experience unfamiliar traditions.