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October 2017

Encounters with the Dead

October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave
Fulton, IL 61252 United States
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Kathi Kresol, local author, historian, and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events, has spent countless hours tracking down the legends and ghost stories of this region.   At this presentation at the Windmill Cultural Center in Fulton, Illinois, Kathi will share her favorite stories of lost loves, spine tingling encounters with ghostly apparitions and unexplained bumps in the night.  Kathi weaves historical research with actual personal accounts of the hauntings into her stories of the weird and unusual happenings in…

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Ghostly Encounters with Kathi Kresol

October 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Suburban Library District – Loves Park, 6340 N. Second Street
Loves Park, IL , IL 61111 United States
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Kathi Kresol, local author, historian, and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events, has spent countless hours tracking down the legends and ghost stories of this region. She will share her favorite stories of lost loves, spine tingling encounters with ghostly apparitions and unexplained bumps in the night. Kathi weaves historical research with actual personal accounts of the hauntings into her stories of the weird and unusual happenings in the Forest City. Kathi will also have her books for sale including…

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November 2017

Haunted History at Boone County Historical Museum

November 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boone County Historical Miuseum, 314 S State St
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Kathi Kresol, local historian, and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Tours, will be presenting a talk about some of the most intriguing local ghostly legends. Kathi has been researching Rockford’s history for a decade; she has been published in several books including her solo projects Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, and the newly released Haunted Rockford, Illinois.  Kathi also writes a column for the Rock River Times titled, "Voices from the Grave". Tickets available at the event or through the…

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Paranormal Evening with Author and Astrologer, Alice Stacionis

November 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
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$20.00

Tinker Swiss Cottage and Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events are very excited to welcome Alice Stacionis to this very special event!  Alice is an author, speaker, hypnotherapist and soul path astrologer.  She will be speaking about "Understanding the Times We are In." "We are living in some unnerving but exciting times.  There are major changes happenings.  These changes are helping us to deal with healing and raising our vibration.  As we move more into the 5th dimension and greater consciousness we…

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July 2018

Spirit Encounters At Memorial Hall

July 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Celebrate Friday the 13th with Haunted Rockford! Kathi Kresol, local historian and author; and Sara Bowker, psychic and paranormal investigator are excited to be invited to the Hall for this event.  Kathi and Sara will share stories of their personal experiences from years of investigating the haunted locations in Rockford and the surrounding areas.  This event is free of charge but donations to the Veterans Memorial Hall will be accepted. Kathi Kresol’s obsession is history and she has been feeding…

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Rockford Area True Crimes Presentation at North Suburban Library District

July 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Suburban Library District – Loves Park, 6340 N. Second Street
Loves Park, IL , IL 61111 United States
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Local historian and author, Kathi Kresol, will share stories of the area's most strange and notorious crimes, both solved and unsolved.  Kathi is the author of the books, Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, IL and Haunted Rockford, Il.  This is a free event and registration is not required.

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Presentation at Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum

July 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum, 5151 Orth Road Ste. A-1
Poplar Grove, IL 61065 United States
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Local author and historian, Kathi Kresol will be sharing some of her favorite stories of this area's mysteries.  Kathi is the author of the books, Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, IL and Haunted Rockford, Il and is also has a column in the Rock River Times, "Voices from the Grave". This presentation is free for children and members of Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum and $5 dollars for non-members.  Tickets for non-members will be available at the event.

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October 2018

Unsolved Crimes of Winnebago County

October 6, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Rock River Branch Library, 3128 11th Street
Rockford, IL 61109 United States
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Local and Close-to-Home Mysteries Rockford Public Library's Kathi Kresol will share some of the stories about unsolved crimes she has uncovered in her research of Rockford's past.  Kathi has been researching Rockford's history for over 10 years for Haunted Rockford Tours and her local newspaper column, "Voices From the Grave."  Her first book, Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, was published in November 2015.  Haunted Rockford, Illinois, Kathi's second book, was published in in 2017. This event is free and open to…

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An Evening of Local Ghosts Stories and Legends

October 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Suburban Library District- Roscoe, 5562 Clayton Circle
Roscoe, IL 61073 United States
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Kathi Kresol has been exploring the unexplained in our region for many years.  She seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, and legends from all over this area including your very own backyard.  Kathi presents highlights from her own adventures and research into the darker side of our local history and the reasons behind the legends. This event is free and no registration is required.

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Hauntings and Ghostly Encounters Presentation

October 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Suburban Library District – Loves Park, 6340 N. Second Street
Loves Park, IL , IL 61111 United States
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Celebrate the Halloween Season with local author and historian Kathi Kresol!  Kathi will present stories that she has discovered through her research into the darker side of history, oddities, paranormal, and just plain weird side of our local region. This event is free and there is no registration required.

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Ghastly Crimes and Ghostly Encounters – True Stories of Rockford’s Past

October 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rock River Branch Library, 3128 11th Street
Rockford, IL 61109 United States
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Local author and tour guide, Kathi Kresol, will share peculiar and puzzling tales from the area. This program is free and open to the public.  Registration is not required.

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Local Hauntings and Legends

October 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rock Valley College, 3301 N Mulford Road
Rockford, IL 61114 United States
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Local Author and Paranormal Enthusiast, Kathi Kresol will share some of her favorite stories of mysteries, hauntings and legends from this area.  Kathi has been researching and writing about the mysteries in this region for over a decade.  Her book "Haunted Rockford, Illinois" was published in October 2017. This is a free event and open to the public.  No registration is required.

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Haunted Rockford: Tales of Ghostly Encounters

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Byron Public Library, 100 S. Washington St
Byron, IL 61010 United States
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Kathi Kresol, local historian and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Tours will share strange tales, ghost stories and hidden haunted history from Rockford, IL.  Kathi, founder of Haunted Rockford Tours and author of Rock River Times column, “Voices from the Grave,” has been researching local history for more than a decade. Please register for this event on the library website http://www.byron.lib.il.us/  

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Haunted and Historic Stateline Presentation

October 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Boulevard
Beloit, WI 53511 United States
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For Teens and Adults: Join paranormal investigator and local historian Kathi Kresol and Spirit Medium Sara Bowker as they discuss some of their ghostly encounters.  Kathi Kresol's book "Haunted Rockford, IL." will be available for purchase.   This program is free and open to the public.  Registration isn't required.        

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Haunted History and Legends of Northern Illinois

October 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boone County Historical Miuseum, 314 S State St
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Kathi Kresol, local historian, and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Tours, will be presenting a talk about some of the most intriguing local ghostly legends.  Kathi has been researching Rockford’s history for a decade; she has been published in several books including her solo projects Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, and Haunted Rockford, Illinois.  Kathi also writes a column for the Rock River Times titled, "Voices from the Grave". Tickets available at the event or through the Museum.  Cost will…

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December 2018

Ghosts of Christmas Past

December 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
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$20.00

Come celebrate the holidays Haunted Rockford style at Tinker Swiss Cottage! This program will start in the barn.  Kathi Kresol and Samantha Hochmann will present the history and share the ghostly encounters experienced by staff and visitors.  Psychic Sara Bowker will share her impressions of who actually lingers in the halls of this historic building.  Guests will be allowed to tour the house and see the most haunted rooms.  The house will be decorated for the Holidays in true Victorian fashion!…

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March 2019

Paranormal Evidence Revealed

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
$10.00

Haunted Rockford is excited to announce this extra special event!  We will be joined by several local Paranormal Investigation Teams for a sharing of their favorite evidence they have captured.  This will be a wonderful opportunity to see actual evidence of ghostly encounters and get your questions about the paranormal answered by the experts! Teams include Midwest Ghost Investigators, Ghost Head Soup, and the Society for Anomalous Studies. All proceeds will be donated to the Veterans Memorial Hall. Tickets are $10.00…

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