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We believe that Rockford is an amazing community. With all of the cool businesses, rich history, and amazing events, there’s a lot to love!
That’s why we put together this site. A one stop shop to find out about cool events in the Rockford IL area, great deals & specials from local businesses, videos and articles showcasing the positive in our community, and a business index to make finding a local alternative easier.
So whether you’re looking for things to do in Rockford, wanna find a new place to grab a bite or a drink, or even to just discover our amazing region, you’re sure to find it on Rockford Buzz.
Spring Break Music Day Camp
8:00AM - 4:00PM @ Piano Tunes Academy
Let the kids come play for the day when school is out for spring break! Activities include: music lessons & practice times, karaoke, movies, games, crafts, free play time, supervised outdoor play (weather permitting) and more! Pricing 1st Child: $35 day ($175 week) 2nd+ Child: $25 day ($125 week) 8am – 4pm daily. Early and…Read More...
Salvaged by Sonya – Estate Sale ** YEARS AND YEARS OF TREASURES FILL THIS ESTATE ON THE ROCK RIVER*
8:00AM - 4:00PM @ Rockford, 61103
This sale is one you’ll truly enjoy. The house is small but the treasures are many!! And I mean many! We’ve planned a 3 day sale for you so that you’ll have time to come back again and again. Pictures to be added the evening of March 19th…….so check back later… View full details at…Read More...
Simply Spring: The Butterfly Exhibit
9:00AM - 5:00PM @ Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens – Rockford Park District
Experience the magical world of butterflies by visiting a special butterfly house where you will be surrounded by live butterflies exploring a tropical environment. Guests can experience what it’s like to be among hundreds of native butterflies, including Monarchs, Painted Ladies, and returning this year, exotic tropical butterflies! See the whole butterfly lifecycle in action…Read More...
75th Anniversary Exhibit – “Rediscover Burpee”
10:00AM - 5:00PM @ Burpee Museum of Natural History
Burpee Museum of Natural History will host the grand opening of the Rediscover Burpee exhibit on Friday, November 11, 2016. The exhibit will run through mid-April 2017. Rediscover Burpee, a new exhibit celebrating the 75 year history of Burpee Museum, is an opportunity for the community to rediscover the treasure trove of artifacts, specimens, and memorabilia…Read More...
76th Young Artist Show Exhibit
10:00AM - 5:00PM @ Rockford Art Museum
76th Young Artist Show: High School Division Teachers at 20 schools within 50 miles of Rockford Art Museum submitted nearly 1,100 pieces for consideration by this year’s jurors, who chose 146 pieces representing 107 students from 16 area schools. On view are paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, photography, digital and mixed media and more. Jurors did not know…Read More...
Norm Knott Art Showing
10:00AM - 4:30PM @ JustGoods
During the month of March, multi-media artist Norm Knott will be showing and selling his artwork. Norm has won 35 awards and creates innovative art using recycled objects.Read More...
Spring into Science
11:00AM - 3:00PM @ Discovery Center Museum
Keep your brain engaged over spring break with fun creative activities and live science demonstrations. Play with numbers, explore colors, and turn everything into art! Included with Museum admission.Read More...
12:00PM - 1:00PM @ Namaste Studios
Qigong is breathing and energy strengthening exercise. The Pal Dan Gum “The Eight Silken Movements” have been used for thousands of years in China and Korea, to improve the posture and general health and to increase bodymind awareness. They stretch and help to move the Qi along all energy channels of the body. Pre-registration is…Read More...
Women’s Basketball Championship Celebration
3:00PM - 4:00PM @ Rock Valley College
In case you missed it, the Rock Valley College Women’s Basketball Team won the 2017 NJCAA Division III National Championship! Please join the Rock Valley Student Life Department for a special celebration for our champion team on Thursday, March 30 at 3:00pm in the Student Center Atrium. This event is free and open to the…Read More...
Jazz at Lino’s
6:00PM - 9:00PM @ Lino’s Restaurant
Come down to Lino’s and enjoy some great food and smooth Jazz. Every Tuesday and Thursday features Jazz music in our new dining room. Hope to see you there!Read More...
6:00PM - 9:00PM @ Top Cut Comics – South Rockford
Tabletop Thursdays Entry Fee: #FREE Start Time: 5:00pm Do you like board games? Do you like Tabletop games? Then this is the event for you. Come down and join us at Top Cut Comics – South Rockford EVERY Thursday as we embark on Tabletop adventures together. Meet new people and share your love for Tabletops…Read More...
6:30PM - 10:00PM @ Top Cut Comics (Loves Park)
Format: Frontier Entry Fee: $5.00 Registration: 6:00pm Start time: 6:30pm Prizing: Pack per win Yes boys and girls, we are bringing you that new and exciting format FRONTIER!!! This is a constructed format 60 cards with a 15 card side board. Frontier is M15 forward.Read More...
6:30PM - 10:00PM @ Top Cut Comics – South Rockford
Yu-Gi-Oh Date: Every Thursday Registration: 6:00PM Start Time: 6:30PM Entry Fee: $5.00 Prizing: 1 OTS Pack and Store Credit Attention duelist !!! Top Cut Comics – South Rockford is proud to bring you Thursday Night Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game tournaments. Loads of fun had by all.Read More...
8:00PM - 9:30PM @ Louie’s Tap House
Acoustic Night with Chris Chamness
8:00PM - 11:00PM @ Rural On Tap
Usual Suspects Presents, Songs for a New World!
8:00PM - 10:00PM @ Nordlof Center
Songs for a New World! Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown Directed by (usual) Suspects Songs for a New World. It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the…Read More...
Open Stage @ Mary’s Place
9:30PM @ Mary’s Place
Some of the hottest cats on the scene frequent the open stage. Come solo, as a group, or even create a group from the patrons. All styles are welcome.Read More...