Lucia Nights begins in Bishop Hill with the Lighting of the Park Christmas tree at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 9. The public is invited to bring edible ornaments to hang on the tree. Jack Watson will provide the music at the tree lighting, followed by the Peoria Cooperative Academy Madrigal Singers. The tree is located at the SE corner of the village, park. Tree Lighting is sponsored by the Bishop Hill State Historic Site