The event will be held in Downtown Freeport from 1 to 6 pm with a craft beer tasting and food vendors on Douglas Street across from the Library. It is a fundraiser for downtown revitalization. Soon Freeport will have its own Brewery! For full details go to http://www.pretzelcitybrewfest.com/
Come to Krape Park between 10 am to 5 pm and enjoy the sights and sounds at this free community event. View the fine art on display by local and regional artists. Listen as local performing artists take the stage. Let the kids enjoy a variety of hands-on activities especially for them. Co-sponsored by the Freeport Art Museum and the Freeport Park District (815-235-6114 or 815-235-9755)
The annual Pearl City Homecoming will be celebrated from 10 am to midnight on Saturday, August 24. Enjoy this community festival with a parade, roast beef dinner, games, midway, pork chop bbq, entertainment, and fireworks. Call 815-291-3400 for more information.
5:30 – 11 pm, Downtown Freeport. Enjoy Freeport’s historic downtown with this last show of the season featuring Rock n’ Roll with Joel Steil Quartet and The Funnies. There also will be great food and a beer garden. Adults: $5; Children 5 and Under: Free. (815-232-9000)
And Don’t Miss Freeport Cruise Night on Saturday, August 10!
The best cruise night in Northwest Illinois will be in Downtown Freeport, 4 – 10 pm, Cruise from 7 – 10 pm.
Saturday, August 3, 8:00 am to 4 pm – Forreston Sauerkraut Day Car & Bike Show, Forreston City Park, in Forreston, Illinois. There will be food including brats and hot dogs. The Illinois Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial Wall will be there to view. To learn about the Memorial Wall go to http://ilpatriotguard.com/Fallen_Heroes_Memorial_Wall.html
The annual Oregon Trail Days Festival celebrating Oregon’s American Indian and Western heritage will be this weekend, July 20 -21 at Lowden State Park. There will be entertainment running all day long on both days. From food and mountain men demonstrations to canoe rides this looks like an event not to miss!
For more information go to http://www.oregontraildays.org/