Visitor Information

The Home & Garden Showcase will showcase over 100 companies offering homeowners and apartment dwellers the convenience of comparative shopping for an array of products and services all in one place.   See the latest trends in landscaping, decks, backyard ponds and waterfalls, remodeling, neat gadgets for the garden enthusiast and more!  The Master Gardeners, Extension of U of I, will be on hand all weekend to answer all questions on gardening.  Visitors are welcome to bring in plants they have questions on for the Master Gardeners to answer.  Plus don’t miss “Planters Row”, the live plant sale!  There will also be multiple interesting clinics on lawn and gardening.

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Date & Time:

Saturday, April 1, 2017 – 10am-6pm

Sunday, April 2, 2017 – 10am-5pm

Price:

FREE admission & parking!

Location: 
Forest Hills Lodge, on Route 173 at Forest Hills Road, Machesney Park, IL. ( Next to the Rockford Speedway)

Landmark:
Look for and follow Rockford Speedway signs. Forest Hills Lodge is located next to the Speedway on Route 173.

From the East:
Take I-90 west to Riverside Blvd, then Right onto Perryville Rd, then North to Route 173.  Go West on Route 173 one mile to Forest Hills Lodge.

From the South:
Take 1-39 North to US 20.  Follow the signs, “Freeport and West”.  Exit at Alpine Road about 2 miles.  Go North on Alpine road approximately 7 miles to Route 173 turn east to Forest Hills Lodge.

From the West:
Take US 20 to Rockford go North at Junction Route 251.  Continue on Route 251, approximately 7 miles to Route 173.  Go east on Route 173, one mile to Forest Hills Lodge.

From the North:
Take I-90 South to Riverside Blvd exit.  Turn Right onto Riverside Blvd, then right onto Perryville Rd, then North to Route 173.  Go West on Route 173 one mile to Forest Hills Lodge.