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Book Signing at Maze Books

Maze Books 117 S. 3rd Street, Unit A, Rockford, IL, United States

Join author Kathi Kresol for her first book signing appearance at Maze Books. Kathi has written two books and has contributed to several anthologies by Rockford Writers. She is also the curator and operator of HauntedRockford.com. The event is free and open to the public. Join Us!

Dead Of Winter – Ghostly Evidence With SAS

Ethnic Heritage Museum 1129 South Main Street, Rockford, IL, United States

At Haunted Rockford, we're excited for the new season! Haunted Rockford, Society for Anomalous Studies and the Heritage Center are teaming up for this exciting event! The Society for Anomalous Studies, (SAS) recently investigated the historic Graham-Ginestra House and are now ready to share the evidence that they captured. This special evening will start at ...

$25.00

Haunted Galena Conference

DeSoto House Hotel 230 S. Main St, Galena, IL, United States

Join us Friday March 31 and Saturday April 1, 2023 in Galena, Illinois, one of the oldest and most haunted small towns in the Midwest, for the second Haunted Galena Conference. This conference features speakers and workshops on hauntings, dark history, ghosts, mediumship, and various aspects of the paranormal. There are also featured exhibitors, vendors, ...

Cars and Cadavers: Paranormal Evening at Historic Auto Attractions

Historic Auto Attractions Museum 13825 Metric Dr, Rosco, IL, United States

Join Haunted Rockford for our very first event at this location! This amazing place is filled with a wide variety of historical objects and methods of transportation. We will hear some of the stories of historic accidents, fateful rides and murder attached to these artifacts and see a portion of this HUGE facility. Come and ...

$30.00

Event Series Honoring Civil War Veterans

Gravestones Cleaning Honoring Civil War Veterans 5-6-23

Greenwood Cemetery 1011 Auburn Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Representatives from a local Civil War history group, 815 Stone Scrubbers; Haunted Rockford; and Greenwood Cemetery bring you a hands-on volunteer opportunity/ workshop about the correct way to clean and preserve gravestones. Please come prepared with appropriate footwear and clothing, you will get dirty. Please bring your own kneeling pads and work gloves, if needed. ...

Tinker Cottage Paranormal Investigation With Henson And Bartel Paranormal

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford is excited to partner with Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens to bring our friends from Henson and Bartel Paranormal back to Tinker Cottage! Did you ever want to see what a real paranormal investigation was all about? This is your chance to find out. This event will let you be the paranormal ...

$40.00

Cedar Bluff Cemetery Walk With The Rockford Historical Society

Cedar Bluff Cemetery 1200 Rural Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Each year, the Rockford Historical Society selects one of the major cemeteries for the Cemetery Walk. Volunteers select individuals interred in the cemetery, research the person's past, and interpret their findings for those who attend the walk. The interpreters are often dressed in costumes of the period associated with their subjects. Some of the interpreters ...

Cedar Bluff Cemetery Twilight Tour

Cedar Bluff Cemetery 1200 Rural Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Join Haunted Rockford for our first cemetery tour of the season! We'll share stories that highlight the darker side of Rockford's history. The stories will include murders and tragic accidents researched by Kathi Kresol. Kathi will share the details of the long-forgotten stories of people who once called Rockford home. Sara B. and Samantha H. ...

$20.00

Event Series Honoring Civil War Veterans

Gravestone Cleaning Honoring Civil War Veterans 6-3-23

Greenwood Cemetery 1011 Auburn Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Representatives from a local Civil War history group, 815 Stone Scrubbers; Haunted Rockford; and Greenwood Cemetery bring you a hands-on volunteer opportunity/ workshop about the correct way to clean and preserve gravestones. Please come prepared with appropriate footwear and clothing, you will get dirty. Please bring your own kneeling pads and work gloves, if needed. ...

Paranormal Presentation: Paranormal Professor Joe Ramsey At Tinker Cottage

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford is excited to partner with Tinker Swiss Cottage to bring Paranormal Professor Joel Ramsey to Rockford! Joel will be sharing some of his most compelling stories of his experiences with the paranormal. After the presentation, we will tour the very active cottage and Executive Director Samantha Hocmann, Haunted Rockford’s Kathi Kresol and Spirit ...

$25.00

Paranormal Investigation With Society For Anomalous Studies At Tinker

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford is excited to partner with Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens to bring our friends from SAS back to Tinker Cottage! Did you ever want to see what a real paranormal investigation is all about? This is your chance to find out. This event will let you be the paranormal investigator! Guests will ...

$40.00

Apparitions And Automobiles! Paranormal Evening At Historic Auto Attractions

Historic Auto Attractions Museum 13825 Metric Dr, Rosco, IL, United States

This amazing place is filled with a wide variety of historical objects and methods of transportation. We will hear some of the stories of historic accidents, fateful rides and murder attached to these artifacts and see a portion of this HUGE facility. Come and explore this truly unique space with us! Kathi Kresol and the ...

$30.00

Event Series Honoring Civil War Veterans

Gravestones Cleaning Honoring Civil War Veterans 8-5-23

Greenwood Cemetery 1011 Auburn Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Representatives from a local Civil War history group, 815 Stone Scrubbers; Haunted Rockford; and Greenwood Cemetery bring you a hands-on volunteer opportunity/ workshop about the correct way to clean and preserve gravestones. Please come prepared with appropriate footwear and clothing, you will get dirty. Please bring your own kneeling pads and work gloves, if needed. ...

Illinois Paranormal Conference 2023

Veterans Memorial Hall 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events; Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens; and Veterans Memorial Hall are proud to present the 2023 Illinois Paranormal Conference. Join speakers and vendors from all aspects of Paranormal Research. Speakers will include Dale Kaczmarek; and Society for Anomalous Studies member Cindy Heinen. Other vendors include Ghost Head Soup & Paranormal Pickers. ...

$25.00

Special Post-Conference Event: Investigation of Veterans Memorial Hall

Veterans Memorial Hall 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford is thrilled to be invited to partner with the renowned Ghost Hunter Dan Norvell (Instagram) for a special Paranormal Investigation of the historic Veterans Memorial Hall. This exciting event will let you be the paranormal investigator! Guests will be divided into small groups as you join the teams in the most active locations ...

$30.00

Paranormal Presentation With Dale Kaczmarek At Tinker Cottage

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Dale Kaczmarek from Ghost Research Society will be sharing some of his favorite ghost stories with us. Dale is a pioneer in the paranormal world. He has been on numerous television interviews and shows. He is an author of many paranormal books; a presenter; and a nationally known investigator. We will also take a tour of ...

$25.00

Local Authors Book Fair

Heritage Museum Park 1129 South Main Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford's own Kathi Kresol will be at this event! She will be presenting some of her favorite stories from her books, "Haunted Rockford, Illinois," and "Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, Illinois" at 2 P.M. But check for the Heritage Museum Park website for the full schedule of local authors who will be telling stories ...

Scandinavian Cemetery Walk With The Rockford Historical Society

Scandinavian Cemetery 1700 Rural Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford's own Kathi Kresol and Samantha Hochmann will be interpreters at this event.  This year, the Rockford Historical Society is hosting a second Cemetery Walk! Join us as we partner with the Swedish Historical Society to share the history of the stories behind the stones at the Scandinavian Cemetery. Volunteers select individuals interred in ...

Shadows Of A Haunting – The Funderberg House

The Funderberg House 605 N State Street, Belvidere, IL, United States

Boone County Historical Society, Boone County Museum of History and Haunted Rockford are joining together to bring you this amazing, historical (and YES! haunted!) location. We will share some of the history of the families who lived here and the personal stories of those that have experienced the hauntings of those that still roam these ...

$30.00

True Tales Of Things That Go Bump In The Night

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Celebrate Halloween With Tinker Swiss Cottage and Haunted Rockford! Local authors Terri Reid and Kathi Kresol will be joining us for this special evening of spine-tingling and bone-chilling stories! Terri Reid, best-selling author of the Mary O'Reilly paranormal series and Kathi Kresol, founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events will share their favorite tales of their ...

$25.00

Cars and Cadavers: Paranormal Evening at Historic Auto Attractions Museum

Historic Auto Attractions Museum 13825 Metric Dr, Rosco, IL, United States

This amazing place is filled with all sorts of historical objects and methods of transportation. We will hear some of the stories of historic accidents, fateful rides and murder attached to these artifacts and see a portion of this HUGE facility. Come explore this truly unique space with us! Kathi Kresol and museum staff will ...

$30.00

Scary Encounters With The Other Side

Wolf Hollow Gift Shoppe 3800 E State St. #103, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford Crew members Kathi Kresol, Sara Bowker and Samantha Hochmann have been researching and investigating local legends and chilling tales of the paranormal for years. In this presentation they will share some of their most disturbing experiences with phantom hitchhikers, cemetery specters and other encounters with the dead. For more information contact Wolf Hollow ...

Spooky Stories At the Museum With Kathi Kresol

Boone County Historical Miuseum 314 S State St, Belvidere, IL, United States

Local author, historian, and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events, Kathi Kresol, will share her favorite stories of lost loves, spine tingling encounters with ghostly apparitions and unexplained bumps in the night.  Kresol has spent countless hours researching and tracking down the legends of Illinois.  She weaves historical research with actual personal accounts of these ...

Creepy Encounters With The Dead

Malta Township Public Library 203 Adams St, PO Box 54, Malta, IL, United States

Author and paranormal enthusiast Kathi Kresol shares her favorite tales of the eerie side of the haunted places in Illinois. Kathi has traveled all over the state looking into the stories of phantom hitchhikers, haunted cemeteries, and specters caused by various crimes. She weaves the legends with her own personal experiences at these well-known (and ...

Local Author Event At Barnes And Nobles With Kathi Kresol

Barnes and Nobles - Cherryvale Mall 7200 Harrison Avenue, Ste 5, Rockford, IL, United States

Local authors Logan Karlie and Haunted Rockford's own Kathi Kresol will be at the Cherryvale Mall Barnes and Nobels on October 28th from 11am to 3pm for their Halloween inspired local author event! Kathi and Logan will be signing copies of their books. If you love fantasy and the paranormal then this is the event ...

Rockford’s Most Haunted

Veterans Memorial Hall 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Haunted Rockford is honored to be a part of this special event! We will be visiting three historical locations in Rockford: Veterans Memorial Hall, Tinker Swiss Cottage and Graham-Ginestra House. All of these sites have reported ghostly encounters and paranormal happenings. The history of these fascinating locations will be shared by the staff of the ...

$50.00

Ghosts of Christmas Past 2023!

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Come celebrate the holidays Haunted Rockford style at Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens! Kathi Kresol will present some stories from the darker side of the Holiday Season. Tinker's own Samantha Hochman will share the history of this incredible location along with the ghostly encounters experienced by staff and visitors. Guests are welcome to tour ...

$25.00

Dead Of Winter: True Tales Of Things That Go Bump In The Night

Graham-Ginestra House at the Ethnic Heritage Museum Center 1129 S. Main Street, Rockford, IL, United States

Celebrate this dark time of the year Haunted Rockford Style. Local authors Terri Reid, Sylvia Shults and Kathi Kresol will be joining us for this special evening of spine-tingling and bone-chilling stories! Terri Reid, best-selling author of the Mary O’Reilly paranormal series and Sylvia Shults author of “Days of the Dead” will join Kathi Kresol, ...

$25.00