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Date: Friday, May 1, 2015
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May 1, 11TH ANNUAL TRI-COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL LIVE AND SILENT AUCTION DINNER. Crossroads Community Church, 1668 Crossroads Lane, Freeport. 5 pm: Doors Open and Silent Auction; 6:30 pm: Dinner; 8 pm: Live Auction. A special annual event to benefit Tri-County Christian School. Auction features five silent auction rounds, one live auction round, a delicious dinner and competitive bidding in a friendly environment. $35. (815-233-1876)

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Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017
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September 9, 12TH ANNUAL CUSTOMER APPRECIATION AND BOCKER/NICC CAR SHOW. Bocker, 801 E. South Street, Freeport. 9 am to 1 pm. Enjoy this great car show with car registration from 9 am to Noon and trophies at 1 pm. Music by 3-D Sound. Lunch from 11 am to 1 pm. All proceeds support local charities. Pre-registration: $8; On-Site Registration: $10. (815-235-2121)

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Date: Sunday, December 15, 2013
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December 15, 12TH ANNUAL HANDEL’S MESSIAH CONCERT. United Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 3 pm. The Highland Choral Music Department presents George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” in the beautiful surroundings and majestic acoustics of the United Presbyterian Church. Adults: $10; Seniors: $8; Students: $6. (815-599-3718)

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Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013
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June 22, 12TH ANNUAL PRETZEL GOLF PLAY DAY. Park Hills Golf Course, 3240 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 7 am: Registration; 8 am: Shot Gun Start. Enjoy 18 holes of golf on Park Hills’ beautiful west course. Includes cart and lunch. Plus the course will feature numerous hole gimmicks with prizes; there will be four “Hole in One” Contests where you could win a new set of golf clubs, a $500 VISA cash card, a Pebble Beach vacation, and a new $25,000 car from Fairway Ford.  In addition, each golfer will receive a complimentary gift. Green fees waived for annual members. $80. (815-275–1430)

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Date: Friday, July 26, 2013
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July 26, 12TH ANNUAL PRETZEL GOLF PLAY DAY. Park Hills Golf Course, 3240 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 4:30 pm: Registration; 5:30 pm: Shot Gun Start. Enjoy a 9 hole “4 ball best” scramble on Park Hills’ beautiful west course (with cart). Food and beverages will be available on the course, followed by a fabulous pork chop dinner at the Clubhouse. Non-golfers are invited to the dinner portion. Obtain a “Hole in One” and you could win a new car from Fairway Ford, a $500 VISA cash card, a new set of golf clubs, or a Pebble Beach vacation. In addition, each golfer will receive a complimentary gift. A raffle and door prizes will be awarded after dinner. Hosted by Pretzel Fans Club with proceeds supporting Freeport High School’s Athletic Program. Green fees waived for season pass holders. Golf and Dinner: $80; Dinner Only: $15. (815-275-1430)

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Dates: Friday, November 13, 2015 - Saturday, January 23, 2016

November 13-January 23, 2016, 12TH ANNUAL REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. This annual juried exhibition features recent work by contemporary artists from the tri-state region of Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Created to encourage contemporary art, the show has grown to include over 200 submissions in a wide variety of media. This year’s exhibition was juried by Dawn Wohlford-Metallo, Visual Arts Director for Quad City Arts in Rock Island, Illinois. Opening reception on November 13, 5 pm to 8 pm. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Date: Sunday, December 7, 2014
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December 7, 13TH ANNUAL HANDEL’S MESSIAH CONCERT. United Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 3 pm. The Highland Choral Music Department presents George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” in the beautiful surroundings and majestic acoustics of the United Presbyterian Church. Adults: $10; Seniors: $8; Students: $6. (815-599-3718)

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Dates: Friday, November 11, 2016 - Saturday, February 18, 2017

November 11-February 18, 2017, 13TH ANNUAL REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. This annual juried exhibition features recent work by contemporary artists from the tri-state region of Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Created to encourage the creation of new work, the show includes over 400 submissions in a wide variety of media. This year’s exhibition was juried by Chicago based artist, curator and creative entrepreneur Sergio Gomez. Opening reception is on November 11, 5 pm to 8 pm. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Date: Sunday, December 6, 2015
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December 6, 14TH ANNUAL HANDEL’S MESSIAH CONCERT. United Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 3 pm. The Highland Choral Music Department presents George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” in the beautiful surroundings and majestic acoustics of the United Presbyterian Church. Adults: $10; Seniors: $8; Students: $6. (815-599-3718)

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Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016
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August 13, 14TH ANNUAL LINCOLN DOUGLAS 5K AND FUN RUN. Taylor Park, 900 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 8 am to 10 am. A series of short distances for children begins at 8 am:  ages 8 and under – 100 yards; 9 to 10 – 200 yards; 11 to 12 – 400 yards. All finishers receive ribbons. The boy and girl winners of each age group will run a 100-yard dash following the 5K to determine “THE FASTEST KID IN TOWN!”. A One Mile Fun Run begins at 8:15 am. The course consists of one loop around the historic paved road inside Taylor Park. This is an untimed run and all finishers receive ribbons. The 5K begins at 8:35 am. The course consists of three loops around the paved road inside Taylor Park, a 5K (3.1 miles), wheel-measured certified course that is flat and fast designed to help runners achieve a personal best. 5K: Adults: Prior to August 8: $25; After August 8: $35; Children Under 18: $15; Rockford Road Runner (early only): $23; Rockford Wildcats (early only) $13. Mile Fun Run: Prior to August 8: $10; After August 8: $12; Rockford Road Runner and Rockford Wildcats (early only): $8. Kids Races: $2. (815-233-2036)