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Visit Beloit "Come Knock On Our Doors"

Visit Beloit "Come Knock On Our Doors"

You may have seen them driving around Beloit...some 46 painted doors, propped in parks and along roadsides.

It’s part of a summer program put on by Visit Beloit called Come and Knock on Our Doors, and it’s the work of dozens of artists, who used old doors removed from the Beloit Inn as canvases.

Click on link to watch the video!

Midway Village Museum's 40th Anniversary Photo Contest ~ Through October 2014

Every photographer is invited to join the museum’s 40th Anniversary Celebration through participation in a first-ever museum photography contest. Winning photographic entries will be published in a museum calendar for 2015. The contest will include both adult and youth entry categories. Entries will also be on display in a temporary museum exhibit opening in November 2014 with a reception to highlight the winning entries.

If you have any questions, please contact Lonna Converso, Director of Marketing, at 815-397-9112, ext. 110 or She will place your name on a list to be emailed the information packet and the completed details of the contest.

Partnering with the museum is the Rockford Area Arts Council.

For more information or to download the complete packet of details visit