June 22           Midsommar Music Festival
Join a lively Swedish tradition to celebrate the summer solstice.  Free concerts in the park.  A Maypole will be decorated and a procession will ensure delivery to the Colony School.  Music from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Maypole decorating and procession at 4 p.m.   Organized by the Bishop Hill Arts Council, Bishop Hill VASA Lodge #683, VASA Order of America, BHHA, Old Settlers’ Association, and the Bishop Hill State Historic Site.

August 24       Bishop Hill Chautauqua

                        Spend the day with several characters from our past, such as George Washington Carver and Charles Darwin. Join us for a historical re-enactment brought to life through storytelling and music. The theme this year is Exploring Boundaries. Free event held in the village park.  Sponsored by the Bishop Hill Heritage Association and the Twinflower Inn.

Sept. 28-29      Agriculture Days – Jordbruksdagarna

Bishop Hill’s biggest event features traditional 19th century demonstrations, harvest activities, music, dancing, farm produce, stew, and much, much more. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday November 29, Saturday November 30, Sunday December 1, Saturday December 7, and Sunday December 8  Julmarknad

Friday December 13 and Saturday December 14
Lucia Nights

Please call 309 927-3899 or email bhha@mymctc.net to confirm dates and times. Additional events may be added.