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Sock Monkey Madness Festival - Under the Sea!

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  • Location
    Midway Village Museum
    6799 Guilford Rd.
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone
    (815) 397-9112
  • Date
    March 3-4, 2018
  • Recurrence
    Recurring daily
  • Time
    Saturday and Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Price
    $9 adult | $6 children age 3-17 | Free for children under age 3 and Museum members | $20 for Make-A-Monkey Workshop kit
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Additional Information

Bring your monkey back to where it all began at the Sock Monkey Madness Festival in Rockford, Illinois! This year’s theme is “Under the Sea!"

Activities Include:
– Make-A-Monkey Workshop – see details below|
– Accessory kits to turn your monkey into a Mermaid, Sailor, Sea Creature or a Pirate.
– Free patches and repairs for well-loved sock monkeys at the Sockford General Hospital
– Take a photo with sock monkey mermaid Nelson, the world’s largest sock monkey at 7-feet-tall
– Several ocean-themed games and crafts throughout the museum for children of all ages
– Sales vendors with all things Sock Monkey, including clothing and accessories for you and your monkey, toys, games, collectables, and more
– The Sockford Public Library will issue library cards
– Affordable food, snacks, and beverages available
– Rockford Dance Company will perform the Dance of the Sock Monkeys!
– Visitors can go on the Treasure Hunt for a prize!

Make A Monkey Workshop
Make your own Sock Monkey in pink, red, blue, green, yellow, or the traditional brown with the help of our talented museum staff. Fee for the workshop is $25 per kit, which includes all supplies to create a Sock Monkey and assistance from experienced staff. Allow two hours to make your monkey, and basic sewing skills are needed. Workshop will be open until 5pm.

Tickets can be purchased online, in the museum gift shop, or at the door the day of the event.

Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Directions:
Midway Village Museum - 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on E. State to Perryville Rd. Turn right (north) on Perryville to Guilford Rd. (about 1 mile). Turn left (west) on Guilford Rd. to museum entrance on south side of street. From the south: I-39 to I-90 (north, toward Wisconsin) and proceed as above. From IL 251 or IL 2 and Business U.S. 20: Go east on Business 20 to Mulford Rd. Turn left (north) on Mulford to Guilford and turn right (east). Look for the signature Millhouse by the entrance gate.

Sock Monkey Madness Festival - Under the Sea!
  • March 3-4, 2018
  • Midway Village Museum
  • $9 adult | $6 children age 3-17 | Free for children under age 3 and Museum members | $20 for Make-A-Monkey Workshop kit
  • Recurring daily