Castaways on the Rock is a fundraiser for the Burpee Museum of Natural History and the RAMIs featuring the Gilligans and Olivia Dvorak. Come on out for a four hour tour of food, drinks, and dancing. Enter the costume contest as your favorite Gilligan's Island character or famous pirate for a chance to win the $200 prize. Check out the treasures in the silent auction.
Directions: Burpee Museum - 737 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 6.5 miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street (N. Main St.). From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.); north on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum parking lot or the Burpee Museum lot. An above-ground tunnel connects Riverfront Museum Park and Burpee Museum.