Exploring Rockford’s Roots...

Sunday, May 31, 2015 by

Sunday, May 31, 2015 Klehm Hours 9am-8pm South West Ideas For Today and Tomorrow (SWIFTT) invites you to “Explore Rockford’s Roots” Sunday, May 31. Three southwest Rockford attractions will open their doors to the public and offer food coupons that may be redeemed at eight area eating establishments. Once again, Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Tinker Swiss Cottage, and the Ethnic Heritage Museum will partner with seven eateries to enhance your enjoyment of this cultural tour. Admission is free to the three destinations, and patrons will receive coupons worth up to $8 each for lunch or dinner at participating restaurants: Zammuto’s, La Chiquita, Delicias Bakery, Las Palmas, Luichi’s Hot Dogs, Chiquita Food Market, Mi Ranchito Restaurant and Guanajuato. Explore one, two or all three of the following locations at your leisure: • Klehm Arboretum &...

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Arbor Dash 5K

Friday, April 24, 2015 by

Friday, April 24, 2015 Celebrate Arbor Day with a run through the woods! The 2nd annual Arbor Dash is a non-competitive fun run through Klehm’s 155 acres of trees and gardens at twilight. A brand new course that’s part road race, part trail run, the Arbor Dash is open to runners and walkers of all ages and fitness levels. In addition to a t-shirt, free passes to the garden and a reusable grocery bag, every participant goes home with their own seedling to help keep the forest in the Forest City. Your registration fee will help Klehm continue to fulfill our mission to maintain a living museum for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of all people. Runners! The Arbor Dash will happen tonight, as long as there isn’t any lightning in the area. We’ll...

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Big Daddy Woo Woo

Sunday, August 17, 2014 by

Sunday, August 17, 2014 Doors open at 4:00pm, concert at 6:00pm If dancing and just plain having a good time is what you like to do, this concert is for you! A very well seasoned band with years of musical experience. Big Daddy Woo Woo has opened up for “KC and The Sunshine Band”, played with members of “The Time”, opened up for “Confunkshun”, opened up for “38 Special” and also played after “Earth, Wind & Fire” as the finale for the Beloit Riverfest!   The Gardens close at 3:00pm that day and reopen at 4:00pm for the concert. Come Out And Be Part Of The Fun! Concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden. Bring a chair, pillow or blanket and a picnic dinner. Concerts are held rain or shine! We have a rain site.   Woodfire...

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Saturday June Band July 20th

Sunday, July 20, 2014 by

Sunday, July 20, 2014 Doors open at 4:00pm, concert at 6:00pm The Saturday June Band plays rock favorites from classic to contemporary and has performed at Navy Pier and Chicagofest. The band plays with an infectious enthusiasm that draws in the listener and makes you want to get out there and dance to those songs you know so well. Woodsong Concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden. Bring a chair, pillow or blanket and a picnic dinner. Concerts are held rain or shine! We have a rain site. Concert Tickets Members: $5 Non-Members: $10 Children under 12 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door.   Purchase a Membership               Saturday June Band...

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Ac.Rock in Concert June 15

Sunday, June 15, 2014 by

Sunday, June 15, 2014 Doors open at 4pm, concert at 6pm Ac•Rock is Chicago’s premier a cappella quartet, singing classic rock ‘n roll favorites from the 1950s and on. Ac•Rock sings boomer rock in stunning vocal harmony without instrumental accompaniment. It’s an engaging mix of tightly-crafted music and freewheeling humor that pleases audiences of all ages. There will be no food available for purchase at this concert, so pack your own food and beverages.  Alcohol is allowed. Woodsong Concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden. Bring a chair, pillow or blanket and a picnic dinner. Concerts are held rain or shine! We have a rain site for all concerts. Come join us for the entire season! Concert Tickets Members: $5 Non-Members: $10 Children under 12 are free                                            ...

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August 14th Saturday June Band Plays Woodsong...

Thursday, August 4, 2011 by

Saturday June Band Sunday, August 14th 2011   Who: Saturday June Band What: Klehm Woodsong Concert Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Sunday, August 14, 2011 Gates Open 4pm & Concert Begins 6pm Tickets: $20 for 16 or older, Kids under 16 FREE The Saturday June Band plays rock favorites from Classic to Contemporary and has performed at Navy Pier and Chicagofest. The band plays with an infectious enthusiasm that draws in the listener and makes you want to get out there and dance to those songs you know so well. Woodsong concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden or indoors in poor weather conditions. Guest shuttle service to and from the parking lot is provided at no charge. Free...

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