Rockford Red-Heeled Sock Monkeys

Sock MonkeyRockford, Illinois, has several claims to fame. Here's two: the Rockford Peaches and the red-heeled sock monkey. Both have exhibits at the Rockford Midway Village & Museum Center at 6799 Guilford Road.

MandalArt — Nature Inspired Meditations

MandalartMandala-making is a relaxing way to enjoy art and express your creativity. Download my free book of mandala art for inspiration and contemplation.

The Wondrous Amboy City Park Sculptures

Tree CarvingsAfter a heart-wrenching storm tore through Amboy, Illinois' Green River City Park, destroying dozens of oak trees, town residents, devestated by the loss decided to transform the tragedy into a creative opportunity by carving the trees into beautiful treasures.

Rockford Peaches in New Upcoming Documentary

Rockford PeachesAre you a Rockford Peaches fan and All-American Girls Professional Baseball League enthusiast? If so, don't miss the new documentary film "A Team of Their Own" produced by Michigan's Grand Valley State University honoring each of the 15 teams/cities that played in the AAGPBL.

Winneshiek Players Community Theater: An 'Outlet for Creative Things'

Playhouse AuditoriumNearly 100 years ago, Jules Verne’s silent film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea played quietly across the big screen in a Chicago movie house. 115 Miles away, a lively stage production of George Bernard Shaw's comedy Arms and the Man roared with sound and laughter in downtown Freeport, Illinois.

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