GoRockford with Liz Miller

Bird Fest 2019
WHEN: Saturday, May 11 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - Sunday, May 12 (8 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
WHERE: Colored Sands Forest Preserve

Bring your family and friends to see Sand Bluff's all-volunteer bird banding program. There's no need for binoculars when you learn about the colorful birds visiting the Colored Sands Forest Preserve during peak migration. Come and have a great time, be amazed by the birds you see, and help support the research our all-volunteer non-profit organization loves doing.
2019 Screw City Spring Kubb Klassic
WHEN: Saturday, May 11 (8:30 a.m. check-in / 10 a.m. qualifying rounds / 2:45 p.m. Championship)
WHERE: Kieselburg Forest Preserve

There will be 8 qualifying rounds of single games each having a 25 minute time limit. We are going to paint every pitch and use the Kubb United Rules for Open Play. All proceeds are shared with GiGi's Playhouse.
Brew's on First Beer Fest
WHEN: Saturday, May 11 (1 - 5 p.m.)
WHERE: Rockford Rivets Stadium

Brew's on First is taking a swing at a new twist on the ballpark and craft beer festival experience. Sample beers that are sure to be a home run, while playing some ball at the park, and tasting delicious ball park food prepared by some of the best local restaurants. Over 25 breweries will be featured, with over 90 different beer options.
Cirque de la Symphonie
WHEN: Saturday, May 11 (3 & 7:30 p.m.)
WHERE: Coronado Performing Arts Center

Breathtaking acrobatics fly above the orchestra, accompanied by stunning symphonic repertoire from Neverland, Harry Potter, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Carmen, and much more. The program features aerialists, contortionists, dancers, strongmen, and special surprises.