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...
Baseball, Football, Hockey, Soccer, Ice Skating,
You Name It: Rockford has it all!
A city doesn't have to be huge to have lots of sports. Admission and parking don't cost as much and the hot dogs taste just as good! Cheer on the Rockford IceHogs professional hockey team or the Rockford Aviators professional baseball team if you want to show some team spirit! For those active in sports, Rockford has everything ranging from over a dozen quality golf courses to the rough terrain of a BMX training track and Rocky Glen's off-highway vehicle park. The beautiful Rock River is an excellent outlet for sports. Watch the world-class Ski Broncs team build a human pyramid on water skis right before your eyes, or sit back and relax as you crusie the river on the Forest City Queen Riverboat!
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