I attended both Faith United Methodist Church and Trinity United Methodist Church’s $1 per bag day on Saturday, April 18th in Freeport. (I got a lot of stuff.) I will share photos and stories about both events in separate posts in the near future. You might see yourself or someone you know, so check back … Continue reading Aquin Flea Market Alert!
If you’ve enjoyed reading Stephenson County Spotlight, remember to share it with others who would enjoy the good news and scenic views in our community. Social media buttons for easy sharing are at the bottom of each entry. It’s spring and the trees are budding tiny leaves. Take a look at what we can look forward … Continue reading Sharing the good views
Yard sales, garage sales, rummages sales. Where to begin? I need to decide which day of Faith United Methodist Church’s 3-day rummage sale I’m going to go to. It’ll be held April 16, 17, and 18th. The times are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m Thursday & Friday. Saturday is $1 bag day and the sale … Continue reading Yard sale season!
Have you been to VOICES Book Nook at Lincoln Mall in Freeport? I attended the third day of the 3-day spring sale on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Based on the turnout, it was THE place for book lovers to go in Freeport that day. Book Nook has a massive selection of gently used books, CDs, … Continue reading Places to go: VOICES Book Nook
If you’re ready to get out and enjoy the spring weather, Oakdale Nature Preserve located at 4433 S. Cranes Grove Rd. 3 miles south of Freeport, is a place you can go to now. It’s open year-round from dawn to 10:30 p.m. The nature preserve has beautiful, tranquil scenery which changes throughout the seasons. I recommend that you … Continue reading Places to go: Oakdale Nature Preserve
Welcome to Stephenson County Spotlight. My name is Larita (Rita) Hawkins. My aim with this blog is to feature upbeat stories about the people, places and events in and around Stephenson County, IL where I’ve resided nearly all my life. In addition to writing, I love taking nature photographs. You can expect to see photos of local sights here … Continue reading Here we begin