Services are held in the Colony Church and conducted in Swedish and English. Coffee and rusk served following the service. 6am.
Are you a toy tractor enthusiast? Visit the annual Four Boys Farm collector show featuring a variety of over 100 John Deere and International Harvester toy tractors and farm implements. View the miniature farm landscape depicting life on the farm at the Steeple Building from 10am-5pm. Bishop Hill Heritage Association 309-927-3899
Bishop Hill springs to life as shops and museums open for the season from 10am-5pm. Guests are greeted with coffee, cookies, and special treats. 309-927-3311
Experience Historic Bishop Hill as you run or walk in this 5K event. Registration 7am; Race 9am. Download Application HERE. 309-927-3044
Welcome Spring in this traditional way. Listen to songs and speeches as you watch the bonfire consume the remnants of Winter. 6pm-9pm. Enjoy a wiener roast, coffee, hot chocolate, and other tasty treats. 309-927-3898
A bedazzling display of color will fill the Colony School. May 15 and 16, 10am-5pm and May 17, 10am-4pm. Quilts may be antique, miniature, patchwork, applique, or something else. $4.00 admission. See special quilt exhibits throughout town. 309-927-3851
This is a fund raising event for the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. 3pm-6pm. Enjoy music, an auction, and a dinner, all in the Bishop Hill Village Park. 309-932-3355
Join this lively Swedish tradition; come celebrate the summer solstice with music, workshops, and a center stage concert. A Maypole will be decorated and a procession will deliver it to the Colony School where singing and dancing will continue. Later, a barn dance will be held in the School. Music from 11am-4-pm. Pole decorating and procession at 4pm. Barn dance at 7pm. 309-927-3311
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. 309-927-3042 or 309-927-3037
A great antique and classic car show. Registration is from 9am-11:30am, judging is from noon-1:30pm with awards presented at 3pm. Download application HERE. Call 309-525-5665
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
Enjoy a pottery and fibers weekend. Demonstrations include pottery making and firing, spinning and weaving techniques, and broom making. Hands-on activities include spinning and weaving. Enjoy a soup supper on Saturday featuring homemade soups served in handmade bowls. Call 309-927-3008
The public is invited to this free family-oriented event. This small town tradition takes place in the Bishop Hill Village Park where reenactors, portraying famous historical figures, bring the past to life through their inspiring stories. 1pm-4pm. Sponsored by the Bishop Hill Heritage Association 309-927-3899.