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Summer Splash set to return in Rock Falls

Shellie Mortonson flips a buffalo burger during last year's Summer Splash in Rock Falls. The wild game cookout will return with buffalo burgers, alligator brats, pork chops and more from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 23 and 24.
Shellie Mortonson flips a buffalo burger during last year's Summer Splash in Rock Falls. The wild game cookout will return with buffalo burgers, alligator brats, pork chops and more from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 23 and 24.

ROCK FALLS – Summer Splash will slide back into town June 23 and 24 along the riverfront.

Live entertainment, including bands, performance groups, a DJ, and unique demonstrations, will run from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Arts and crafts vendors will sell items from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The wild game cookout returns with alligator brats, buffalo burgers, pork chops and more from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. each day.

“The Lego Batman Movie” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Participants can bring a lawn chair, and there will be free kids activities before the event.

Kids can come dressed as their favorite princess or superhero from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and join the parade at 1 p.m. They’ll meet characters including Elsa from “Frozen” and Spider-man, and there will be giant bounce houses, crafts, a petting zoo, and firetruck rides.

An uptown bar crawl will run from 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday.

Fireworks will cap off the 2-day festival at 7:30 p.m.

Find the event on Facebook  or go to rockfallschamber.com for more information.

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