Smart Living Weekly – November 27, 2019

  Explore Holiday Traditions at Midway Village Right in Our Region: This holiday season, Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, will offer several opportunities for visitors to learn how the…
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Local Suffragists and the 19th Amendment

As Illinois and Wisconsin raced to be the first states that enshrined women’s voting rights in the Constitution, a wider movement was also being led by women in our region. Learn how their work impacted life as we know it today.

Smart Living Weekly – October 2, 2019

  Heritage Harvest Festival is Saturday Oct. 5 Right in Our Region: Midway Village Museum will celebrate fall traditions from the past and present during Heritage Harvest Festival. The event,…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 11, 2019

  World War II Days Among Largest in U.S. Right in Our Region: Once again, Midway Village Museum will host one of the largest World War II reenactments in America….
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Thousands Prepare for WWII Reenactment at Midway Village

It’s time once again for one of the nation’s largest World War II reenactments to commence in Rockford. Here’s what you need to know about what’s happening this year.

Smart Living Weekly – June 19, 2019

  Fun Summer Events at Midway Village Right in Our Region: The 1970s, particularly the bicentennial of the United States of America, is the theme of this year’s fourth annual…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 15, 2019

  New Summer Events at Midway Village Right in Our Region: Whether you’re interested in history, education, gardening, volunteering or just having fun with others, there’s something for you this…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 20, 2019

  It’s a School Day at ‘The Great War’ on April 5 Right in Our Region: On the weekend of April 6 and 7, Midway Village Museum will host the…
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Midway Village: Welcoming Spring, Sock Monkey Style

Midway Village Museum has plenty of fun and educational events happening this spring, well beyond a festival that celebrates the humble sock monkey. Find out what’s coming up this busy season.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

A great weekend’s journey isn’t so far from home. Here are some excellent places to visit.