Old Settlers’ Day:  The 167th anniversary of the founding Bishop Hill will be celebrated on Saturday, September 14, 2013.  The day’s activities include the traditional chicken dinner, band concert, and program. From 11:30 to 1 the traditional Old Settlers’ Day Chicken Dinner will be served at the Colony School.  Adults, $10, Children under 8 years are $5.  The Bishop Hill High Society Band will perform in the Park at 12:15.  The annual program will be at 1:30 p.m.  Vicki Massie will speak.   Morris Nelson and Paul Collinson will each sing.  For additional information call 309-927-3044.

Harvest Moon:   Harvest is upon us.  To celebrate, Sweet Annie’s will have a moonlit fest.  They will be open from 5-9 p.m. on Friday the 13th and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday the 14th.  Call 309 927-3072 for details.