Stars from A League of Their Own will greet moviegoers at Davis Park and sign autographs at their booth before the showing of this iconic American baseball movie. Rockford Dance Company Rockettes in Rockford Peaches uniforms will entertain the crowds, dancing to 40s and 50s DJ music. Free Rockford Peach pennants will be given out to every child in attendance to cheer on their hometown team!
IWBC, in partnership with the Friends of Beyer Stadium, presents a series of fun, family-friendly events over five days (May 30 and June 1-3) to celebrate the Rockford Peaches’ 75th Anniversary and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). Wednesday, May 30 “Diamonds, Denim and Stars”- 6 - 9 p.m. @ Coronado Theatre
Directions: Davis Park at Founders Landing - 320 S. Wyman St., Rockford, IL 61101 - On the banks of the Rock River at the intersection of IL 2 northbound and U.S. Business 20 eastbound in downtown Rockford. Exit I-90 at US Business 20 (E. State St.): west 6.5 miles, staying on Business 20 when it becomes one-way to IL 2 southbound (Church St.); turn left on Church for 4 blocks to eastbound US Business 20 (Chestnut St.); parking in ramps and nearby lots. Coming from the south on I-39, exit west on US 20 Bypass. Follow the Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.) and exit north. Follow IL 2 to the downtown area. Davis Park will be on the right of IL 2 when IL 2 becomes one-way and crosses eastbound US 20 Business (Chestnut St.). Park in lots and ramps on Wyman. From the west, follow Business 20 to the downtown. From the north, follow IL 251 to US Business 20 and turn west or follow IL 2 (Church St.) to the downtown as above.