2018 Schedule of Events for the BHHA and Bishop Hill

 

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Oct. 27 NUNS, NAZIS, AND NOTRE DAME PROGRAM

Come play “Jeopardy!” and learn about nationally recognized author Tim Pletkovich’s highly acclaimed new book, Nuns, Nazis, and Notre Dame: Stories of the Great Depression, World War II, and the Fighting Irish at the Dairy Building at 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Bishop Hill Heritage Association.

 

Nov. 13 BLACK HAWK’S VIEW OF ILLINOIS HISTORY PROGRAM

Storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis weaves true history with folklore to draw the audience into the worldview of this respected leader of his people. This free program is funded by the Illinois Humanities Council and will begin at 7 p.m. at the Dairy Building. Hosted by the

 

November 23 To November 24

Holiday Cookie Walk

Held at the Colony School Friday and Saturday from 9am-4pm. Local elves make cookies that are sure to please everyone. Come purchase holiday baked goods by the pound. 309-927-3899

 

November 23 To November 25

Christmas Market – Julmarknad

Swedish traditions come alive with folk characters causing mischief throughout the village. Music and the smell of food fills the air. Shops are filled with handmade items, antiques, folk art, and other gift items. 10am-5pm

 

December 01 To December 02

Christmas Market – Julmarknad

Holiday hospitality continues during this second weekend of Christmas Market. Find Swedish folk characters roaming throughout the village. Musical entertainment. Shops brim with handmade items, antiques, folk art, and other gift items. Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm.

 

December 01 To December 02

Holiday Chocolate Walk

A Chocolate Walk will be held at the Dairy Building. A delightful assortment of homemade chocolate treats will be available for you to purchase by the pound. 309-927-3899 Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm.

 

December 7 and 8

Lucia Nights

Coffee and sweet items are served in shops and museums by “Lucias.” Special music at various village locations. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 309-927-3899

 

December 25

Julotta – Candlelight Non-denominational Church Service

Services are held in the Colony Church and conducted in Swedish and English. Coffee and rusk served following the service. 6am.
309-927-3345

 

Please call 309 927-3899 to confirm dates and times. Additional events may be added.