Rockford City Market, located in downtown Rockford at the intersection of Water Street and Market Street, features local growers and vendors who sell natural products and unique retail items, live music, demonstrations and kids’ activities. Here’s what you’ll find at this week’s market:
Main Stage: Too Deep (4:30 – 8 p.m.)
Acoustic Stage: Timberpoint (5:30 – 8 p.m.)
Severson Dells Nature Center will be offering a fun free nature craft for the kids at the market. Severson Dells’ mission is to link people to nature through education and research. They are promoting getting families outside in nature and a suite of programs for all ages.
Maywood Evangelical Free Church will also be at the market offering free face painting and a nerf gun shooting game (with candy prizes!).
There will be a Rockford City Market Cooking Demo at 6 p.m. at the East State Street entrance just outside the Pavilion. Take a recipe home and even try it out freshly made!
Winnebago Buy Local is a coalition of local grassroots businesses, organizations and citizens in Winnebago County, Illinois acting together to encourage the community to buy local and keep our communities prosperous and sustainable.
ROCKFORD AREA ARTS COUNCIL
Jenny Matthews of Rockford Illustrating will be selling her paintings at the market.
Children aren’t just small adults – they are unique individuals with health care needs and challenges that require the special, advanced skills of board certified pediatricians. Mercyhealth’s compassionate doctors treat their patients like their own children and provide superior care and outstanding advocacy. When kids are sick and need to be hospitalized, they need exceptional treatment management from attentive, skilled experts. At Mercyhealth, we provide the most advanced pediatric intensive care for infants, children and teens in the region. The Illinois Department of Public Health has recognized Mercyhealth Hospital as a Pediatric Critical Care Center, a distinction that makes us one of only 10 hospitals in Illinois acknowledged for providing the highest level of specialized critical care and emergency services to children. Stop by our booth at the corner of Market and Water Streets from 3:30 – 8:30 p.m. to meet members of our team. Mercyhealth is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Rockford City Market. And don’t forget to stop by our Mercyhealth Health and Safety Station from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, in the back parking lot of Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue, 2300 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford.