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A Team of Their Own - Exclusive Rockford Movie Premier

Date(s): 11/8/2015

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
This is a documentary film honoring the achievements of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League 1934-1954 by Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. As you enter the premier on the Red Carpet you will get to have your picture taken with today's Rockford Peaches dressed in historic uniforms. There will be time following the 53 minute show to ask questions of the film's director. You can tour the museum and see the exhibit featuring the Peaches and view recently restored original footage of the Peaches playing ball. Tickets are$10 for the general public and $8 for museum members and are for either showing with popcorn and soft drinks available for purchase, as well as Peaches merchandise.
On-line at midwayvillage.com after August 3 for tickets or at the Museum Store. Available also at the door. 815 397-9112

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All Hallow's Eve: Robin Hood's Enchanted Woods

Date(s): 10/24/2015

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
Children can Trick or Treat throughout the Victorian Village and do craft projects, and play games. From 4:30 to 8 pm visit the enchanted woods! Families will tour scenes and meet characters from the legend of Robin Hood Save Maid Marian, joke with the Merry Men, keep an eye out for the Sheriff of Nottingham, and be amazed at the archery skills of Robin Hood himself!! Snacks from Morkes Chocolate and Veebo Pizza will be available. Cost is $6 for adults and $6 for children. Museum members are free as well as children under 3!! Tickets are available in advance after September 29 on line or at the museum store or at the gates on the day of the event.
midwayvillage.com or 815 937-9112

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Mexican Sugar Skulls, a Family Event

Date(s): 10/17/2015

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
The Day of the Dead is a popular Mexican celebration and extends around the world. It's a day of remembering family by dressing in bright colors, building altars, and leaving gifts for their departed loved ones. You will get to decorate your own sugar skull while exploring the influence of our Mexican immigrants. You will be ready early for this Holiday at the end of the Month!! This activity is free with museum admission.
midwayvillage.com or 815 397-9112

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Hometown Heroes: Rockford's Vietnam Veterans

Date(s): 11/14/2015

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
Local veterans will share their displays of photos, artifacts, and stories. Displays will include Medical MASH units, scrapbooks from Gold Star Mothers, Medal of Honor winners, POWS, Purple Heart Society, and officers. At 2:00 - 4:00 pm there will be a public forum on the Vietnam War.
Adults $7, Children $5, Museum members free
Midway Village Museum 815 397-9112 www.midwayvillage.com

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