Lasers. Fog. A 10,000-square-foot arena filled with great hiding spots and more than 500 mirrors.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 4:00 PM by Rockford Chamber of Commerce
We are less than a week away from Christmas! Usually this creates feelings of joy and excitement...unless you haven't finished all your Christmas shopping yet. We're cutting it a little close to Christmas, but I'm going to give you some tips on awesome, local gift ideas you can get quickly right here in the Rockford region!
Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:00 PM by Andrea Cook
Stroll on State presented by Illinois Bank & Trust is one of the most anticipated events of the year
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 5:01 PM by Anton Langer
When choosing a vacation destination for your family or friends, there are a variety of options you
Last year, my older sister and brother-in-law took a trip to Minnesota. While they were there, they mentioned that they were going to be doing an "escape room." Awesome!....what is an escape room?? Apparently you're put into a room with a group of people and you have to search the room to find clues and crack codes in order to escape the room. If you can do it during a certain amount of time, you win! If you don't you lose.
I've had my fair share of swimming pools, frozen beverages and layers of sunscreen this summer already, but there's one thing in summer that I haven't enjoyed yet: a good old Midwestern festival. Lucky for us here in Rockford, August is FULL of festivals each weekend! These events have pulled out all the stops. There are carnival rides, deep fried food, games with prizes and of course, live music. Here is a rundown of festivals during the month of August here in the Rockford region. Have fun!!
Imagine standing in an open field with a group of other people, and you're told to move from one spot to another. Sounds easy, right? Now imagine that it's 90 degrees out, you have to move your feet at the EXACT same time as everyone else, you can't bounce when you walk, you can't look down, you might be moving backwards...oh yeah, and you're playing songs from memory on an instrument. Not so easy anymore! This is just the tip of the iceberg of what members of the Phantom Regiment do for every practice and performance!
It's that time again! Each year (at least for the past two years...) I write a Fourth of July Cheat Sheet to help you with your holiday weekend planning! Here is your 2016 edition!!