Marvel at the thrilling spectacle awaiting you under the big top! Join us for the 4th annual Paint the Town Green where the RACVB Troupe will host a Vintage Circus, complete with show-stopping performances by the Chicago area Aloft Circus Performers and a Spin-Spun Cotton Candy Experience side show. Don't miss the opportunity to taste sensational curiosities provided by Alchemy and enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience of street performer and storyteller Abby the Spoon Lady from Ashville, NC, all within a marvelous cirque setting, provided by Event Floral.
Paint the Town Green is a fundraiser for RACVB's Forest City Beautiful program which turns lifeless and bleak civic spaces into ribbons of choreographed landscape. In 2018, Forest city Beautiful begins to expand citywide as we work to beautify gateways into our city.
Directions: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden - 2715 S. Main St., Rockford, IL 61102 - From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.), west on Business 20 to downtown Rockford. After crossing the Rock River, turn left on Church St., IL 2. Follow IL 2, which will join S. Main St. to the Arboretum on the right at Clifton Ave. From the south and west: follow U.S. Bypass 20 to S. Main (IL 2); go north on S. Main to the Arboretum on the left at Clifton.