Join us at the Filling Station for this 200-year-old Scottish tradition with bagpipes, song and delicious haggis. Roast beef, mashed potatoes & neeps, peas, and sticky toffee pudding will be served. Call 309-927-3355 to reserve your spot at a seating at 5:00 or 6:30. Meal and entertainment $15. Read more about it HERE.
Come revive this ancient spring tradition; spend a weekend at Bishop Hill's Twinflower Inn learning how to tap trees and make your own maple syrup! Join the workshop Saturday, March 11 from 10am-3pm or plan to spend an all-inclusive weekend starting Friday, March 10 at 7pm and continuing through Sunday, March 12. Instruction, lodging, and meals featuring fresh syrup are part of a special Twinflower package. Find details and pricing HERE. For reservations or more info on the daytime workshops call 309-696-0833.
As part of a weekend long maple sugaring event, this Bishop Hill Arts Council fundraiser will be held at the Colony School from 5pm - 7pm. Enjoy pancakes, fresh made syrup, maple sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate, storytelling and a demonstration of the syrup making process. $10 Adults, $5 kids 16 and under. 309-696-0833
Bishop Hill springs to life as shops and museums open for the season from 10am-5pm. Guests are greeted with coffee, cookies, and special spring classes. 309-927-3899
The 22nd annual Bishop Hill Swedish Stomp and Skamperoo is a timed 5 kilometer race open to all runners age 7 to 107! Run or walk the course through the streets and bucolic countryside of our historic village. The race begins at the Bishop Hill Colony School. Children age 6 and under are invited to participate in the 1/3K Skamperoo at 10am. Registration begins at 7am; race time is 9am. Sponsored by the Bishop Hill Old Settlers’ Association, the proceeds will be used for the preservation and maintenance of the Old Colony School. 309-927-3044 CLICK to register online or download an application HERE.