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Rockford Community Nativity Display and Concert

  • Presented By
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Location
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    324 University Dr.
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone
    (630) 660-6346
  • Date
    December 1-2, 2017
  • Recurrence
    Recurring daily
  • Time
    Friday 5:00pm-9:00pm | Saturday 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Price
    Free
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Overview
Additional Information

The community is invited to this free, family-friendly event to enjoy a beautiful display of at least 500 Nativity scenes, decorated Christmas trees, live vignettes about the coming and birth of Christ, a story teller, children picture scavenger hunt and musical performances by 17 different local choral and instrumental groups.

Groups performing this year include Kantorei, Svea Soner, ECHO Ringers, 2nd City Chorus, Rockford Choral Union, Truman’s Ridge Bluegrass Band, Rockford Operetta Party, Trinadora, Rockford Flute Club, Belvidere and Belvidere North Choraliers, 2nd Opinion Quartet, Rodriguez Family Quartet, and more to come. For the complete current concert schedule, please visit the website or Facebook page.

Ample free parking is available. Free light refreshments will be provided. Activities for younger children include nativity dress up, a story teller, and a picture scavenger hunt. People can come and go as they please during the set hours. No free will offering is requested – just enjoy the displays and the performances as part of celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Nursing homes, schools and other organizations are welcome. If a larger group or individuals with special needs wish to attend, they are welcome to contact Christine Garner at clgarner@ldspublicaffairs.org or call 630-660-6346 for any special arrangements that might make their visit more enjoyable. 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, which worldwide has over 15 million members and approximately 3,000 members in the northern Illinois / southern Wisconsin area, has been hosting the event since 2012.

Concert Schedule:

Friday, December 1st
5:00 p.m. Belvidere High School Choraliers
5:30 p.m. TBA 
6:00 p.m. Flute Club of Rockford 
6:30 p.m. Svea Soner 
7:00 p.m. 2nd City Chorus
7:30 p.m. Rockford Choral Union
8:00 p.m. Truman Ridge, Bluegrass Band
8:30 p.m. Rockford Operetta Party

Saturday, December 2nd 
3:00 p.m. Kantorei, The Singing Boys of Rockford
3:30 p.m. James Marck, Organist 
4:00 p.m. ECHO Ringers
4:30 p.m. ECHO Ringers 
5:00 p.m. Belvidere North High School Choraliers 
5:30 p.m. Trinadora 
6:00 p.m. 2nd Opinion Quartet
6:30 p.m. Spanish Christmas Carols
7:00 p.m. Rodriguez Family String Ensemble
7:30 p.m. Special Performance TBD 

Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Rockford Community Nativity Display and Concert
  • December 1-2, 2017
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Free
  • Recurring daily