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J. R. Sullivan's "Hometown Holiday"

Sullivan Theater, Nordlof Center, Rockford
A seasonal variety show, custom-made each year for the Rockford community featuring holiday-inspired storytelling, comedy and seasonal and popular songs. E. Faye Butler, Rockford native and nationally acclaimed actress and singer, will join a returning company of talented musicians, singers and actors in this 20th production of the show.

Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 pm
Sunday @ 4:00 pm

Gerrie Gustafson, 815-968-7799,

The Lion King Kids

Dakota High School 300 Campus Dr, Dakota, IL 61018
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Dakota High School
300 Campus Dr, Dakota, IL 61018

Adult tickets, $5. Student tickets, $3.

815- 449-2812

The Nutcracker-Matinee Performance

Coronado Performing Arts Center
Delight in the magic of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, as Clara takes an enchanted journey filled with the beloved melodies and dance that have captivated audiences for more than a century. Guest dancers from nationally renowned dance companies join the Rockford Dance Company and the RSO to present this holiday tradition, great for the whole family.

Jennie Scott Braun

The Magical Music of Disney

Coronado Performing Arts Center
Concert of symphonic arrangements from the archives at The Walt Disney Studio is provided by Disney Music Publishing. Music from early classics to recent releases will take audiences on a musical journey to far off places where the stories, tales and myths of many cultures have originated. The program incorporates musical performances from Disney’s animated films including Frozen, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, and more!

Jennie Scott Braun

Holiday Pops-Matinee Performance

Coronado Performing Arts Center
Celebrate the holiday season with Rockford's biggest holiday tradition! The Mendelssohn Chorale joins the RSO to bring you the best music of the season, from popular to traditional and sentimental to serious. As always, the audience will join the RSO for the Christmas sing-a-long!

Jennie Scott Braun