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The Local: Burpee Summer Festival

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Overlooking the Rock River, this event features local food and local drink pairings, created especially for this night. Outside, enjoy dancing and visiting with friends while Clutch Cargo plays. The museum will be open for touring at yout leisure, including our newest exhibit: Fossil Lake. There will be drawings, fun games, raffle prizes, and more. Not your typical fundraiser. (And the whole thing can easily be moved inside if it rains)

Subarea:Rockford Downtown

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.

The Local: Burpee Summer Festival
  • August 26, 2017
  • Burpee Museum of Natural History
  • $50 per person | $75 VIP | Tickets must be purchased in advance