Smart Living Weekly – December 7, 2016

  Plenty of Cheer at RSO’s Holiday Pops Right in Our Region: The weekend before Christmas offers residents of Northern Illinois the opportunity to see more than 150 musicians on…
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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.

Smart Living Weekly – April 13, 2016

  Emily Bear to Perform with RSO this Month Right in Our Region: On April 30th, one of Rockford’s most prolific virtuosos returns for a special performance on the Coronado…
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Smart Living Weekly – December 9, 2015

  Celebrate the Season with Holiday Pops Right in Our Region: One of the area’s biggest holiday traditions returns with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops concerts on Dec. 19…
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Smart Living Weekly – February 4, 2015

  Spend Your Valentine’s Day with the RSO Right in Our Region: What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, than with an evening with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra (RSO)? Even…
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Smart Living Weekly – December 17, 2014

  Merry Music: RSO Holiday Pops! Right in Our Region: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, but it’s not really the holidays without the sounds of Christmas. One…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 17, 2014

  RSO Opens with Peace Concert Right in Our Region: The upcoming season for Rockford Symphony Orchestra, titled “War and Remembrances,” is centered on converging anniversaries related to U.S. military…
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Season Lineups of Exceptional Entertainment

You don’t have to travel far to find world-class musical and theatrical performances. Here’s a breakdown of just some of our region’s upcoming events and amazing venues.