Bishop Hill Events Calendar

July 05
Dreaming Tree Concert - FY5: Finders and Youngberg

Bring a lawn chair, bring a picnic, bring a friend, BYOB. Delight in the classic country harmonies and bluegrass stylings of the contemporary American Folk Band, FY5: Finders and Youngberg. Join us at 6:30pm at the Twinflower Inn, 110 North Olson Street, Bishop Hill, IL. Suggested donation: $10.00 - $20.00. Sponsored by the Twinflower Inn. Sample FY5 music here.

July 08
27th Annual Country Antique Market

Quality antiques including primitives, country, folk art, pottery, and much more are available on the lawn of the Colony School. Proceeds from this event will benefit a Bishop Hill organization. 9am-3pm. $6.00 admission. Promoted by Sweet Annie Primitives and the Bishop Hill Bakery & Eatery. 309-927-3072

July 21
Native American Star Stories

Join us around the campfire! The Twinflower Inn and Fox Tales International presents and evening of Native American Star Stories at the Twinflower Inn, 110 North Olson Street, Bishop Hill, IL. Meet host and storyteller, Brian “Fox” Ellis at 8:00pm. The Popular Astronomy Club of the Quad Cities will bring large telescopes for star gazing after the show. 

July 23
Antique Car Show

A great antique and classic car show.  Registration is from 9am-11:30am, judging is from noon-1:30pm with awards presented at 3pm. Enjoy a grilled pork chop meal in the Park served by Bishop Hill’s Volunteer Firemen. Show proceeds go to the restoration and preservation of the 1861 Bishop Hill Colony School. The entry fee is $10.00. 309-927-3345 or 309-525-5665 Download an application HERE. 

August 12
Pie and Ice Cream Social

Sample delicious pies from Bishop Hill’s best bakers! Held in the Village Park from 1pm-4pm, this is an annual fundraiser for the Bishop Hill Heritage Association. 309-927-3899

August 12 To August 13
The Bishop Hill Festival of the Arts

Artists and fine craft in the park, Plein Air throughout the village, hands on kids activities, soup bowl event and a backyard concert at Twin Flower Inn. 309-927-3064 This is a juried fine arts and crafts fair. For more information on this event email the Bishop Hill Arts Council. Exhibitors can download an application HERE. Please click HERE for an application to participate in this weekend's Plein Air events.

August 26
4th Annual Bishop Hill Chautauqua

The public is invited to this free family-oriented event. Take part in this small town tradition in the Bishop Hill Village Park where the theme of this year’s celebration will focus on immigration and migration. Reenactors, portraying famous historical figures, will educate and entertain with their inspiring stories and songs. 1pm-4pm. Sponsored by the Bishop Hill Heritage Association 309-927-3899.