Fall in love with Rockford by visiting or attending these LOVELY Rockford Region locations and events, chosen by the RACVB staff!
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PaleoFest 2015 - Burpee Museum of Natural History
March 14, 2015 - March 15, 2015
Times: Saturday and Sunday - Museum hours 10:00am-5:00pm - Visit website for full event schedule
In association with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, PaleoFest 2015 focuses on the Triassic and Jurassic time periods--"The Beginning of Dinosaurs and the Origin of the Modern World." This year's event is a symposium, presenting over 20 renowned speakers, exclusive p...
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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