The Forest City and surrounding communities have so much fun planned for the weekend ahead. Check out the top ten events going on in the Rockford area this weekend.

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  • 1

    Rocktown Brewdown 2017

    Saturday, August 19th from 4 pm - 8 pm head to Rural on Tap for a beer fest like no other.

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  • 2

    Winnebago County Fair

    August 16-20 it's Ferris wheels, corndogs, and fun for everyone.

    Russ Ensley
  • 3

    Bruno Munro - LIGHT

    Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Nicholas Conservatory. A Bruno Munro large scale garden exhibit that will light up the weekend.

  • 4

    Hello From Japan

    August 15th - September at Discovery Center Museum. This is an interactive exhibit teaching children what life is like in Japan.

  • 5

    Music on the Mall

    August 18th - September 15th at Edgebrook Center. Live and local musicians fill the air with free music.

    Zoonar RF
  • 6

    Rockford City Market

    Friday, August 18th in downtown Rockford, food, drink, live music and a celebration of downtown Rockford for all ages.

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    Spirit Listening Room live Performance

    August 16th - September 8th at Spirit Center Listening Room on Charles Street. Open mic nights and live celebrations of local music.

    Jose Antonio SA!nchez Reyes
  • 8

    Hot Rods abd Headlocks Car Show

    Sunday, August 20th at Hononegah High School it is a car show to benefit the Hononegah High School wrestling team.

    Purestock
  • 9

    North End City Market

    August 19th - October at North End City Market on North Main, enjoy fresh, local produce while you socialize.

    Maksym Narodenko
  • 10

    NASCAR Racing - Summers Last Stand

    Saturday night August 19th at The Rockford Speedway, it's a huge night of high-speed NASCAR action.

    Facebook via Rockford Speedway