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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Smart Living Weekly – July 1, 2015

  Mo Pitney Headlines 28th Byronfest Right in Our Region: For 28 years, Byronfest has offered family-friendly fun, and this year is no exception. Country music sensation Mo Pitney, a…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 24, 2015

  Five Days of Fun at Petunia Festival Right in Our Region: The five-day, 51st annual Petunia Festival in Dixon, Ill., will begin with time travel and end with fireworks…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 13, 2015

  We’re All Young at Heart in May Right in Our Region: The 44th annual Loves Park Machesney Park Young at Heart (YAH) Festival, known for its pageants, fishing derby,…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 24, 2014

  44th Annual Autumn on Parade Right in Our Region: High above the Rock River, the famous Blackhawk Statue will watch over Oregon, Ill., during Autumn on Parade, the annual…
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