Events at a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region of the Old Northwest Territory! Here’s a sample of our recreation and destination events

A Grape Big Opening For New Boutique

Rockford’s new cosmetics boutique has opened in grand style, combining makeup and wine with one of Napa Valley’s biggest family names. Discover more about this unique new destination.

Northleaf Winery: Taste Wine Like a Pro

Meet a family that takes its wine seriously, and loves to show visitors the homemade varieties crafted in an 1800s-era grain warehouse.

Franchesco’s Ristorante

7128 Perry Creek Parkway
(across from JMK Nippon)
Rockford, IL
815.229.0800

Deli Italia/Trinacria Lounge

Casual/Italian. Pasta, seafood, sandwiches, pizza
507 E. State St., Rockford, Ill.
(815) 962-3354
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Hailey’s Vineyard & Winery: Let the Grape be the Grape For Winning Wines

Wine Territory: Meet a couple whose Byron, Ill., winery is shaped around local tastes and flavors.

Cafe Calamari

Upscale/Italian. Extensive wine list
10 E. Geneva St., Williams Bay, Wis.
(262) 245-9665
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Northwest Quarterly Quiz

Test your knowledge on cheese, a staple food and a key industry in our region.

Rocky Waters Winery

2003 Hanover Rd., Hanover, Ill.
(815) 591-9706
www.rockywaterswinery.com

Artale Wine Co.

Fine Wines, Craft Beers & Liquor For Every Occasion
6876 Spring Creek Rd. Ste. 128, Rockford, Ill.
(815) 877-WINE