Smart Living Weekly – June 21, 2017

  53rd Dixon Petunia Festival June 30 – July 4 Right in Our Region: The 5-day, 53rd annual Petunia Festival, an event Dixon residents look forward to all year, will…
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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 31, 2017

  Experience Buckets of Fun at German Valley Days Right in Our Region: German Valley only has about 500 people, but the community is ready to put on an annual…
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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 22, 2017

  Enjoy 40th St. Patrick’s Day Parade Right in Our Region: For four decades, Irish-Americans have marched down Rockford streets to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the wearing of the…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 22, 2016

  Drew Baldridge Headlines 29th ByronFest Right in Our Region: Despite its growth every year, ByronFest keeps its small-town, family-friendly appeal center stage. The 29th annual ByronFest, running July 8-10…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 15, 2016

  52nd Annual Dixon Petunia Festival Right in Our Region: Each year, thousands of pink petunias bloom in Dixon, Ill., signifying the beginning of summer. Thus begins the anticipation of…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 18, 2016

  Young at Heart Festival Returns for 45th Year Right in Our Region: One of the Loves Park-Machesney Park area’s most popular celebrations will kick off summertime on Memorial Day…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 23, 2015

  45th Autumn on Parade Right in Our Region: On Oct. 3 & 4, this year’s Autumn on Parade festival will be bigger than ever, to mark its 45th anniversary….
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Smart Living Weekly – August 26, 2015

  Ethnic Festival in Midtown Aug. 30 Right in Our Region: Residents from all walks of life will come together to celebrate Rockford’s diverse communities, during the second annual Midtown…
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