Hear about all the best attractions and events in the Rockford Region as our hosts sit down with local residents and business owners!
Anderson Japanese Gardens - Japanese Summer Festival
August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014
Times: Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm / Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm
Join in the fun at this two-day cultural event featuring exhibits, traditional demonstrations and unique performances that appeal to all age groups. The Taiko drummers and Candyman, a traditional Japanese street performer, will return for multiple performances on both days. Traditional Tea Ceremonie...
Shop 'Til You Drop. Stay The Night And Shop Some More.
Want to know where your local antique dealers get their merchandise? Visit the Rockford Region and you'll figure it out in a hurry. We've got more than 30 antique shops, two MAJOR antique malls and more than a dozen weekend shows and flea markets. We're talking a weekend or more worth of antique shopping here, so you might want to make some hotel reservations before you visit. Shop Downtown at a unique variety of shops and specialty stores. We've also got more than our share of shopping malls with everything from high-end retailers to national discounters and "big box" chains. Add a liberal dose of specialty and garden shops along with a nice sprinkling of art galleries and you've got enough shopping to challenge all but the highest credit card limits. Charge!
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