Places to go and do in the northern region of the state
You can watch outhouse races and parades, hear patriotic and other music, and watch fireworks dot the sky at Fourth of July celebrations throughout the next several days in the Rock River Valley. Here’s a listing of lots of activities, as well as what will be closed Wednesday, July 4.
Rockford Symphony Orchestra ComEd Independence Day Spectacular, 6 p.m. for barbecue dinner, 8 p.m. for concert Tuesday, July 3, at Rock Valley College Bengt Sjostrom (Starlight) Theatre, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford. $27, $26, students and seniors for concert, $15, $8 for younger than 12 for dinner. 815-921-2150.