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Savage Gardens Carnivorous Plant Exhibit

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens 1354 N 2nd Street, Rockford

 Explore the world of carnivorous plants like Venus flytraps, pitcher plants, and more. Get tickets here. Cost: $7 resident / $9 per non-resident, $5 resident kids ages 5-17 / $7 Continue Reading

$4 – $9

My Pet Park

Downtown Janesville 100 N Main St., Janesville

Walk through the pet themed art installation for families to enjoy.


Little Stars Open Gym

Gymnastic Academy of Rockford 6630 Spring Brook Rd, Rockford

Kids ages 6 and under can play and try the gym equipment. Cost: $5 per child 6 and under


Rockford City Market

Downtown Rockford 402 E. State Street, Rockford

Enjoy live music and food while shopping from local vendors. More vendors will be in the indoor building on Madison St. this year.


Outdoor Movie Night (Jungle Cruise)

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 3300 Rural St, Rockford

Watch the Jungle Cruise outdoors. There will be concessions available for purchase.


Janesville Farmers Markets

Janesville Town Square 15 Dodge St., Janesville

Shop from local vendors and farmers in the beautiful new Town Square location.


Beloit Farmers Market

Downtown Beloit 500 Public Ave, Beloit

Shop the 71 local vendors at the amazing outdoor Farmers Market in downtown Beloit.


Retail Therapy: Arts and Crafts Show

Forest Hills Lodge 1601 W Lane Road, Loves Park

Shop from local vendors and crafters. This event continues Sunday. Cost: $1 per person  


Saturday Fun at Lockwood Park

Lockwood Park 5201 Safford Rd, Rockford

Enjoy the two playgrounds, Children’s Farm barn, pony rides, and wagon rides.  Cost: Activities costs from $1-5

$1 – $5

Kids Yoga: Fall Forest Mini Festival

Potawatomi Forest Preserve 32199 Kirkland Rd., Kirkland

Kids from birth through 12 years old can participate in a scavenger hunt, group art project, kids yoga, games, and get a goody bag. Get tickets and RSVP here. Cost: Continue Reading