Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens 3rd Annual Butterfly Exhibit

March 22nd – May 11th

Welcome Spring being surrounded by live butterflies in this tropical conservatory and see the whole butterfly lifecycle in action. 1354 N. 2nd St, Rockford.  Admission – Children 5 to 8 $5.00 Adults $8.00

Dinner on the Dock Prairie Street Brewhouse – Downtown Rockford, IL

Every Thursday May 16th – September 12th 5 pm to 10 pm

Enjoy live music, great food & drinks on the river in downtown


Beloit Farmers Market – Downtown Beloit, WI

May through October, 8 am to 1 pm

Over 90 vendors weekly selling local produce, organics, baked goods, honey, jams & jellies, bedding plants, fish, meat, eggs & cheese, fresh flowers & more.

ArtWalk – Downtown Beloit, WI

May 16th and 17th, Friday 5 pm to 9 pm & Saturday 10 am to 2 pm

Downtown businesses transform into fine-art galleries.  FREE Trolley rides. Hundreds of works from 50 artists.  Many venues featuring live music & refreshments.

Music and More – Beloit River Front

Fridays 7-9 pm, starting June 20th

Live music every Friday night along the river front in Beloit.

Old Settlers Days – Settlers Park, Downtown Rockton

June 19th – 22nd

Fun for all ages.  Carnival, Parade, Food, Drink and Great Music.

Headliners include, Bret Michaels, Lee Brice, Chris Young,

Cole Swindell and Colt Ford.  Don’t miss out on this very popular local event.

Let’s Get Ready for BASEBALL!!!

Beloit Snappers Opening Game April 3rd.

2301 Skyline Dr. Beloit, WI


Rockford Aviators Baseball Opening Game May 16th.

4503 Interstate, Loves Park, IL


 Complete schedules for both teams can be found in the Prairie Rose Clubhouse.