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.