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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

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

$5

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.

Free

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.

Free

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

NCG To Grow: Trash-Eating Worms

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens 1354 N 2nd Street, Rockford

Learn about vermicomposting - indoor composting with worms and create your own composting system to take home. Register here. Cost: $10 per kit  

$10

GiGi’s Playhouse Car Wash

Wheels by R.T. 7261 Harrison Ave., Rockford

Get your car washed and grab some lemonade and treats to support GiGi’s Playhouse. Cost: $10 per car wash

$10

Creatively Crafted by Chelsey’s Fall Fest

Crimson Ridge 735 N. Perryville Rd, Rockford

Stop by Crimson Ridge on Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26 from 11 am - 5  pm to shop, get a mini session from Olive Branch Photography, buy handmade Continue Reading

Free

Tour de North End 2021

North End Rockford Rockford

Ride your bike around to area businesses to collect stamps on your passport. The event is kid-friendly, but no one under 21 can win prizes. Get tickets here. Cost: $12 Continue Reading

$12

Creatively Crafted by Chelsey’s Fall Fest

Crimson Ridge 735 N. Perryville Rd, Rockford

Stop by Crimson Ridge on Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26 from 11 am - 5  pm to shop, get a mini session from Olive Branch Photography, buy handmade Continue Reading

Free