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Lucia Concert

Event Dates and Times

12/1/2017
First Lutheran Church , 225 S. Third Street, Rockford, IL 61104
Join us for a traditional Lucia concert at First Lutheran Church, located at 225 S. Third Street on December 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM. This annual event brings the holiday spirit with traditional Swedish songs and candlelit processional.
After the concert, join us in a luminary processional down to the Nordic Cultural Center for refreshments and treats! A goodwill donation will be taken for this event.
Contact 815-963-5559 or museum@swedishhistorical.org for questions

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SecondFirst Church Cookie Walk & Lunch

Event Dates and Times

12/1/2017 - Starts: 10:00 AM - Ends: 1:30 PM
318 N. Church Street Rockford, IL 61101
Christmas Cookie Walk & Lunch at SecondFirst Church to benefit our church local missions. 10 am-1:30 pm. Featuring elegant cookies, frozen casseroles, world famous homemade peanut brittle, and a delicious lunch. Eat in or carry out. Music provided by the Church Street String Band.
You won't want to miss this festive event. Mark your calendars. Come early for best selection.
For questions, contact Debbie - 815-963-8431 or Mary - 815-877-8113, or visit our website, www.secondfirst.org
Location: SecondFirst Church - 318 N. Church Street - Rockford, IL Use lower Church Street entrance near Park Ave. Lots of free parking.
www.secondfirst.org
Debbie 815-963-8431
Mary 815-877-8113

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4th Annual Christmas Walk at The Landscape Connection

Event Dates and Times

11/18/2017 - 12/31/2017
Rockford
Please come join us to take a stroll through Landscape Connection's 4th Annual Christmas walk and explore some of the traditions of Christmas and feel the "Real Reason" for the season.

The Christmas Walk opens Saturday November 18th and will run through New Year’s Eve.

November Hours Monday - Saturday 9-6pm Sundays 11-3

December Hours Monday - Thursday 9-6pm Friday and Satuday 9-7 Sundays 11-3
The Landscape Connection
4472 S. Mulford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61109
815-874-8733

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"Misfits"

Event Dates and Times

10/13/2017 - 1/28/2018
Rockford Art Museum 711 N. Main St. Rockford
A collection of photographs, videos, and literature exploring 1960s biker subculture. Opening night on Fri 10/14 includes a motorcycle rally in the Rockford Art Museum parking lot.

Admission: $7/adults, $3/kids

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Rockford Community Nativity Display and Concert

Event Dates and Times

12/1/2017 - 12/2/2017
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 324 University Drive, Rockford, IL
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (“Mormons”) invite the community to celebrate Christmas by attending the Rockford Community Nativity Display and Concert on Friday, December 1st, from 5:00 to 9:00 PM and Saturday, December 2nd, from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. The event is free and very family friendly. The Community will enjoy a beautiful display of at least 500 Nativity scenes, decorated Christmas trees, live vignettes about the coming and birth of Christ, a story teller, children picture scavenger hunt and musical performances by 17 different local choral and instrumental groups. The event will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 324 University Drive, Rockford, Illinois 61108

Groups performing this year include Kantorei, Svea Soner, ECHO Ringers, 2nd City Chorus, Rockford Choral Union, Truman’s Ridge Bluegrass Band, Rockford Operetta Party, Trinadora, Rockford Flute Club, Belvidere and Belvidere North Choraliers, 2nd Opinion Quartet, Rodriguez Family Quartet, and more to come. For our complete current concert schedule, please visit our webpage at www.rockfordnativity.org or visit us on Facebook at Https://www.facebook.com/therockfordstakenativity .

Ample free parking is available. Free light refreshments will be provided. Activities for younger children include nativity dress up, a story teller, and a picture scavenger hunt. People can come and go as they please during the set hours. No free will offering is requested. The public is just urged to enjoy the displays and the performances as part of celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Nursing homes, schools and other organizations are welcome. If a larger group or individuals with special needs wish to attend, they are welcome to contact Christine Garner at clgarner@ldspublicaffairs.org or call 630-660-6346 for any special arrangements that might make their visit more enjoyable.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, which worldwide has over 15 million members and approximately 3,000 members in the northern Illinois / southern Wisconsin area, has been hosting the event since 2012.










Concert Schedule:

Friday, December 1st
5:00 p.m. Belvidere High School Choraliers
5:30 p.m. TBA
6:00 p.m. Flute Club of Rockford
6:30 p.m. Svea Soner
7:00 p.m. 2nd City Chorus
7:30 p.m. Rockford Choral Union
8:00 p.m. Truman Ridge, Bluegrass Band
8:30 p.m. Rockford Operetta Party

Saturday, December 2nd
3:00 p.m. Kantorei, The Singing Boys of Rockford
3:30 p.m. James Marck, Organist
4:00 p.m. ECHO Ringers
4:30 p.m. ECHO Ringers
5:00 p.m. Belvidere North High School Choraliers
5:30 p.m. Trinadora
6:00 p.m. 2nd Opinion Quartet
6:30 p.m. Spanish Christmas Carols
7:00 p.m. Rodriguez Family String Ensemble
7:30 p.m. Special Performance TBD
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Christine Garner 630-660-6346

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Hollyberry Holiday Bazaar

Event Dates and Times

12/1/2017 - Starts: 11:30 AM - Ends: 4:00 PM
Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center 3470 N. Alpine Rd. Rockford, IL 61114
Come join us for this free to the public event where we will have plenty of home baked goods for sale, crafts, and a diverse group of vendors. A BBQ Lunch with sides is also available for $4, and a special Christmas Punch and cookies will be available to get you in that HOLLYday spirit!
Tina Harper - 1-815-877-1441 ex. 1330
TinaH@fairhaven.cc