Selected Community Events
Lessons and Carols
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Nine Lessons and Carols is presented by the Emmanuel Festival Choir under the direction of Trish Rooney. It emulates the traditional Christmas Eve service broadcast annually from Kings' College, Cambridge, England. Rockford community leaders serve as readers and a Kantorei boy soprano opens the service.
Rockford Dance Company and Rockford Symphony Orchestra Present The Nutcracker
Coronado Theatre Rockford Symphony
Delight in the magic of Tchaikovsjy’s The Nutcracker, as Clara takes an enchanted journet willed with the beloved melodies and dance that have captivated audiences for more than a century. Guest dancer from nationally-renowned dance companies join the Rockford Dance Company and the RSO to present this holiday tradition, great for the whole family.
Ticket prices are $20-46. Students tickets ages 12 and under are $12.
Edgebrook Holiday Tree Lighting and Open House
Edgebrook Shops, Rockford
Get in the Holiday Spirit with Edgebrook's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Open House!
The Tree Lighting is Friday, November 21st from 5-7p. Come and enjoy the festivities with our Edgebrook merchants and Santa. The official lighting will happen at 6p.
Edgebrook's Open House is Saturday, November 22nd and is the perfect way to kick off your holiday shopping and to see all the unique items the merchants have to offer.
We are still adding to our list and checking it twice to include activities, entertainment, and special guests, so visit edgebrookshops.com for more information.
Darcy Hanson 815-398-8957 firstname.lastname@example.org