What: The Temptations
When: 8 p.m. today
Where: Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St., Rockford
Tickets: $46-$61, plus fees
Information: Iconic musical group The Temptations will bring its concert of uplifting, room-rocking Motown classics to the Coronado stage for one night.
The group — which currently includes Terry Weeks, Larry Braggs, Ron Tyson and Willie Green — formed more than 50 years ago, first hitting the charts in 1960 with “The Way You Do the Things You Do.” Other hits include “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and “I Wish It Would Rain.”
Contact: 815-968-0595; coronadopac.org
Party all day
What: Countdown to Fun
When: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N. Main St., Rockford
Passport to fun
What: New Year Around the World
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St., Rockford
Visit the Frankenstein place
Grab a bag of goodies and celebrate the new year with a special production of “The Rocky Horror Show” at 9:30 p.m. Sunday at the Nordlof Center, 118 N. Main St., Rockford.
Presented by The (usual) Suspects, the event will feature pre-show music and entertainment, contests, trivia, a cash bar and complimentary snacks. Attendees will receive a special prop bag for the show.
A trip to the surreal
Movies on Main begins 2017 with two films, one for children and another for adults, on Jan. 8 at the Nordlof Center, 118 N. Main St., Rockford.
At 4 p.m., “Alice Through the Looking Glass” will take your family on an adventure as Alice returns to Wonderland to help the Mad Hatter. That movie is rated PG.
For adults, “10 Cloverfield Lane” will be on the screen at 6 p.m. After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack. It is rated PG-13.
Watch soaring aerialists, contortionists, acrobats, jugglers and musicians in Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St., Rockford.
The event — which features flipping monkeys, hopping frogs and stretching lizards — is one of more than 2,000 performances that have taken place across North America. It was the first of its kind to show on Broadway.