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Weekend Events July 23-25


Submitted by Diane Bausman, Executive Director Blackhawk Waterways CVB

Continuing through Aug 1st Timber Lake Playhouse presents the hit Broadway musical Jesus Christ Superstar. Check website for show dates & times. Note: This show is rated Rated- PG-13 and might not be suitable for children under 13 unless with parental consent. Go to the website for tickets – timberlakeplayhouse.org

Friday, July 23rd there is free live music at the Mt. Morris Bandshell from 7-9 pm. Concessions start at 6pm, band starts at 7pm. The featured performers this week will be The Sting Rays playing Oldies and Classics. Check out the Mt Morris Jamboree FB Page for the list of future performers.

Friday, July 23rd is Food Truck Friday at the RB&W Park in Rock Falls starting at 11:30 and running until 9 pm. Enjoy the view of the Rock River and the sculptures while enjoying lunch, dinner, or a snack from one of their many food trucks. It will be a Fitness Festival themed day of which Fitness on the Rock and the YMCA will be doing a sample of their fitness classes at the amphitheater throughout the day and anyone can join in and starting at 6 the Outpatience Band will be performing live.

July 23, 24 & 25 head to the Whiteside County Airport in Rock Falls where more than 50 of the world’s top Aviation Content Creators will gather for a fun weekend of AIR SHOW filming & flying. See unique aircraft, pilots, warbirds, and experimental aircraft! On Friday, airplanes will start coming in and the public can come out and view them. On Saturday morning there will be a Fun Run on the Runway at 8am and the air show starts at 2 but there will be planes flying all day and on Sunday you are invited to come out and watch the planes leave. There will be food and commercial vendors on site all weekend. Go to the event FB Page for more information.

The Winning Wheels Summer Concert Series will continue Friday, July 23rd at Eclipse Square Park in Prophetstown. Music runs from 7-9 and the group 3rd Wheel will be the featured performers. There will be food vendors on site and this concert is FREE.

Saturday, July 24th the Sauk Valley Water Ski Show will take place at Seward Park in Rock Falls from 11 to 5.  The Ski Broncs Water Ski Team will perform at noon and again at 4 pm. There will be crafts, food, and other vendors plus there will be 2 bands performing live between the shows. Follow the event FB Page for details.

Tuesday, July 27th Bring your lawn chair, blanket & picnic basket to Oregon Park West for their Concert in the Park. The popular group Burn n Bush will be performing live and there will be food vendors available on site if you would like to purchase dinner, a snack, or beverages. Go to the Oregon Park District FB Page for details.

For more details, go to the what’s happening section of visitnorthwestillinois.com


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