Sunday, June 14
Concerts in the Park. Baltic Mill Stage in Belvidere Park at 6:30 p.m. Rockford Barbershop Chorus, Four part Harmony in all musical styles. Free to the public. Rain site will be the Community Building.

EAA 1414 Fly-In/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast at the Poplar Grove Airport from 7 a.m. to noon. For more information contact Dean May at 815-544-0215.

Northern Illinois 4H Horse & Pony Show- Outdoor Arena at the Boone County Fair Grounds. For more information contact Linda Schreiber at 815-757-9846.

Thursday, June 18
Bad Pants Open 9 hole scramble to benefit RAMP services for individuals with disabilities. This is open to the public and will be held at Timber Pointe Golf Club, 5750 Woodstock Road Poplar Grove. Registration at 2 p.m. Shot Gun Start 3 p.m. Contest holes, drink tasting holes, dinner to follow (provided by Famous Daves). For more information email RAMP at amorris@rampcil.org

Saturday, June 20
The Belvidere’s Sister Cities will host “Taste of Sister Cities” gala at 5 p.m. at Belvidere’s Community Building. Tickets for this fundraiser event will be $20 at the door. For more information please contact Cathy Ward at (815) 978-8029.

The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation will host a Farm Breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Friendly Franseen Acres Dairy Goat Farm at 22799 Highway 76 in Poplar Grove. The event will feature an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast and plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets will cost $6 for adults, $3 for children ages six to 10, and admission for children under the age of five will get in free. For more information please visit www.winnebagoboonefarmbureau.org or call the Farm Bureau office at (815) 962-0653.

Sunday, June 21
Concerts in the Park. Baltic Mill Stage in Belvidere Park at 6:30 p.m. Rockford Wind Ensemble, popular favorites and concert standards. Free to the public. Rain site will be the Community Building.

Friday, June 26
First day of Heritage Days Festival. The festival includes Maxwell Street Days, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., harkening back to the time when that popular street in Chicago attracted thousands of bargain-hunters. Taste of Belvidere, 4 to 8 p.m., throughout the downtown. Go-kart racing, 6-9 p.m. on the track in the parking lot along State Street, between PNC Bank and the Salvation Army Thrift Store. Music concert at the Apollo Theater on State Street, near the Kishwaukee River, featuring The Color Morale, with a tentative starting of 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 27
Second day of Heritage Days Festival. More go-kart racing kicks off the day, starting at 8 a.m. and continuing until 3 p.m. A static display of vintage race cars will be set up near the track from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Another 8 a.m. start will feature one of the new wrinkles in this year’s celebration, a 5K race at Spencer Park. It will continue until 11 a.m. Dari Ripple, also on State Street, will feature a variety of activities from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be pony rides from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vintage cars and trucks will be back, parked on both sides of State Street from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.There are numerous other 10 a.m. starts, such as the Brick restaurant’s art show along First Street, all the way to the historic community building; the historical society museum’s summer market, lasting until 6 p.m. and Maxwell Street Days, until 6 p.m. Another of the new events is Paint on State, which will allow youngsters to paint a square along that downtown street from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Paint on State Artist Wanted as part of Heritage Days festivities from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. over 150 squares on State Street will be waiting your creativity. For $5 you will get a bag of paint supplies: Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, White, a paint brush, a plate for mixing colors and a water cup. An inspiration sheet with instructions on mixing colors. All that’s left to so is fill your 4 foot square with paint! Go to facebook.com/paintonstate for more information. The Belvidere Hometown Farmers Market will reopen for the summer, with hours of 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. And there will be a pig roast from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Mobile Quick Stop.
The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation will host a Charity Pull at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person before the event and $12 per person at the gate. Tickets may be purchased at Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau office at 1925 S Meridian Road in Rockford, the Alpine Banks in Belvidere at 600 S State Street or 1425 North Street or 1988 Gateway Center Drive. Tickets can also be purchased at the Alpine Bank in Rockford located at 6838 East State St. For more information, please visit www.belviderecharitypull.com or call Ed Kasper at (309) 208-0117.
PG Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum Introduction to Flight Youth Aviation Experience at the Wings & Wheels Campus. Advanced registration is required. For more information go to www.poplargrovewingsandwheels.com

Sunday, June 28
Third and final day of Heritage Days Festival. A patriotic worship service will open the final day of the festival at 10 a.m. at the historic community building on First Street. Activities will return to the Dari Ripple at 11 a.m. and continuing to 4 p.m. Bed races will be back, this year being held from noon until 2 p.m. on the State Street Bridge. The popular Heritage Days parade tentatively is set to step off at 3 p.m. at State Street and Logan Avenue, downtown. Events then will shift to the Boone County Fairgrounds off Illinois 76, just north of the Route 20 bypass. There will be barrel fights from 5 to 9 p.m.; kids activities from 5 to 8 p.m.; music provided by the Silver Creek Band from 7 to 9 p.m.; and fireworks from 9 to 10 p.m. Food will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

Monday, June 29
PG Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum’s 4 Person Scramble at Timber Pointe Golf Club-Poplar Grove
Registration 7:45-8:45 a.m. Shotgun Start at 9:00 a.m. $75 Per Person includes: Scramble Format (4-player teams), Green & Cart Fees, Lunch & Beverages, Awards for Top Teams, Hole Prizes, 50/50 Raffle, Hole-In-One Contest. Lunch following golf at the Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum. Portion of the proceeds benefit the Poplar Grove Aviation Education Association. For more details contact: Nicole Blough 815-277-9427 nicole@psbrewhouse.com

Sunday, July 5
Concerts in the Park. Baltic Mill Stage in Belvidere Park at 6:30 p.m. Mike Williamson Trio-Broadway, Jazz, and family style comedy. Free to the public. Rain site will be the Community Building.

Sunday, July 12
EAA 1414 Fly-In/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast at the Poplar Grove Airport from 7 a.m. to noon. For more information contact Dean May at 815-544-0215.

Thursday, July 16
The Boone County Historical Museum presents a lecture series at 6:30 p.m. on “New Life-New Land: Adventures with Ma and Pa.”

Wednesday, July 26
The North Boone Fire District #3 Chicken BBQ will be at the firestation #2 in Caledonia. Please come out and meet your firefighter and EMS personnel while enjoying some great food. These events help us purchase new equipment, pay for training and scholarships. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, August 1
The 5th annual “Life is a Highway” Poker Run, Lunch, and Bike show will take place at the American Legion in Belvidere. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The proceeds will go to the Easter Seals Therapeutic School and Center for Autism in Rockford. For more information call (815) 978-2334.

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