This 1,000-foot slip-in-slide is coming to Rockford on September 4-5! Get your tickets now!
SwedishAmerican State Street Mile
August 01, 2015 - August 01, 2015
Times: Saturday 5:00pm-7:00pm
The 31st Annual SwedishAmerian State Street Mile, the "Fastest Mile in the Midwest," is a memorial to Dick Berry. The race starts on East State Street (between Regan and Summit Streets) close to the entrance to SwedishAmerican Hospital. The point to point course is downhill and fast,...
Get ready for some serious reading. This is a long list!
When one thinks of l-o-n-g reads, War & Peace usually comes to mind. Well, now you can add our "Things to Do" to your list. Great family museums like Burpee Museum of Natural History and Discovery Center Museum. Or maybe a tour through Anderson Japanese Garden, one of the top Japanese gardens in North America. If you really want to know what's going on in the Rockford Region, then visit our Calendar of Events, too. That'll really keep you busy for a while. You see, chances are you'll run out of time during your visit long before you run out of things to do. In case you work up an appetite doing all this reading, don't forget to visit our dining page to plan a visit to one of our amazing restaurants!
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