SABR and IWBC: 5th Annual Women in Baseball Conference
September 29 – October 1, 2023
Rockford IL & Online
The fifth annual SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference is scheduled for September 29-October 1, 2023, at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois. The 2023 conference is again virtual, with panels and presentations on Zoom. Register for the conference at SABR. This year’s conference theme is “Through the Lens of Baseball.”
Midway Village: WWII Days
September 30 – October 1, 2023
Visitors to World War II Days engage in elaborate 1940s displays in historical buildings on the museum’s 148-acre campus, which becomes the back drop of a European village during World War II. This military re-enactment is known to be the largest in the Midwest and draws thousands of visitors yearly to the Rockford region and the museum grounds. Be sure to stop by the Barn at Midway Village to check out SPoRT Makeup and SPoRT Apparel & Collectibles. More information available at WWII Days.
IWBC Virtual Book Club: The All-American with Susie Finkbeiner
October 22, 2023
The IWBC Virtual Book Club returns this fall with The All-American by Susie Finkbeiner. Purchase a copy of this book here or find it in a public library or bookstore near you.
IWBC Virtual Book Club: Jackie Mitchell: The Girls Who Loved Baseball with John Kovach
November 19, 2023
The IWBC Virtual Book Club returns this fall with Jackie Mitchell: The Girl Who Loved Baseball by John Kovach. Purchase a copy of this book here.
Stroll on State
November 25, 2023
Find SPoRT Apparel & Collectibles inside Rockford City Market (116 N Madison St.). Stroll on State is held annually on the Saturday after Thanksgiving–Small Business Saturday–and is the Rockford region’s kick-off to the holiday season. The free community event in downtown Rockford features a parade, fireworks, tree lighting, musical performances, surprise visits from Santa, and so much more! Learn more at Stroll on State.
IWBC Virtual Book Club: Three Strike Summer with Skyler Schrempp
December 3, 2023
The IWBC Virtual Book Club returns this fall with Three Strike Summer by Skyler Schrempp. Stay tuned for more information and Zoom registration links.