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Rockford Community Nativity Display and Concert

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

324 University Drive

Rockford, IL 61107

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ROCKFORD COMMUNITY NATIVITY DISPLAY AND CONCERT
FREE TO THE PUBLIC

DECEMBER 1-2, 2017

ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (“Mormons”) invite the community to celebrate Christmas by attending the Rockford Community Nativity Display and Concert on Friday, December 1st, from 5:00 to 9:00 PM and Saturday, December 2nd, from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. The event is free and very family friendly. The Community will enjoy a beautiful display of at least 500 Nativity scenes, decorated Christmas trees, live vignettes about the coming and birth of Christ, a story teller, children picture scavenger hunt and musical performances by 17 different local choral and instrumental groups. The event will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 324 University Drive, Rockford, Illinois 61108


Groups performing this year include Kantorei, Svea Soner, ECHO Ringers, 2nd City Chorus, Rockford Choral Union, Truman’s Ridge Bluegrass Band, Rockford Operetta Party, Trinadora, Rockford Flute Club, Belvidere and Belvidere North Choraliers, 2nd Opinion Quartet, Rodriguez Family Quartet, and more to come. For our complete current concert schedule, please visit our webpage at
www.rockfordnativity.org or visit us on Facebook at Https://www.facebook.com/therockfordstakenativity .

Ample free parking is available. Free light refreshments will be provided. Activities for younger children include nativity dress up, a story teller, and a picture scavenger hunt. People can come and go as they please during the set hours. No free will offering is requested. The public is just urged to enjoy the displays and the performances as part of celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Nursing homes, schools and other organizations are welcome. If a larger group or individuals with special needs wish to attend, they are welcome to contact Christine Garner at clgarner@ldspublicaffairs.org or call 630-660-6346 for any special arrangements that might make their visit more enjoyable.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, which worldwide has over 15 million members and approximately 3,000 members in the northern Illinois / southern Wisconsin area, has been hosting the event since 2012.

Concert Schedule:

Friday, December 1st

5:00 p.m. Belvidere High School Choraliers

5:30 p.m. TBA

6:00 p.m. Flute Club of Rockford
6:30 p.m. Svea Soner

7:00 p.m. 2nd City Chorus

7:30 p.m. Rockford Choral Union

8:00 p.m. Truman Ridge, Bluegrass Band

8:30 p.m. Rockford Operetta Party

Saturday, December 2nd

3:00 p.m. Kantorei, The Singing Boys of Rockford

3:30 p.m. James Marck, Organist

4:00 p.m. ECHO Ringers

4:30 p.m. ECHO Ringers

5:00 p.m. Belvidere North High School Choraliers
5:30 p.m. Trinadora

6:00 p.m. 2nd Opinion Quartet

6:30 p.m. Spanish Christmas Carols

7:00 p.m. Rodriguez Family String Ensemble

7:30 p.m. Special Performance TBD

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