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Timeless rural pleasures are yours in Henry County. Enjoy nature on a biking trail, a quiet country lane or on the Hennepin Canal. Visit a historic shopping district or have a good-old-fashioned meal with us. We’re proud of our heritage and love to share it.

Upcoming Events

Jun
20
Tue
8:00 am Henry County Fair @ Henry County Fairground
Henry County Fair @ Henry County Fairground
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – Jun 25 @ 9:00 pm
Henry County Fair @ Henry County Fairground | Cambridge | Illinois | United States
Family Fun for Everyone! Enjoy a weeklong county summer fair showcasing Henry County’s premier agricultural talent. Horses, cattle, arts, garden, and home- grown produce on are display and judged.  Watch the tractor pull and demolition derby.  Food and carnival rides for all to enjoy.
Jun
24
Sat
7:30 am Kewanee Farmer’s Market @ Berrien Park
Kewanee Farmer’s Market @ Berrien Park
Jun 24 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
Kewanee Farmer's Market @ Berrien Park  | Kewanee | Illinois | United States
Kewanee Farmers Market Local Produce and MORE! Kewanee Farmers Market is held every Wednesday, and Saturday at Berrien Park at the corner of Tremont and third street downtown Kewanee. Stop by the market  and shop the freshest and tastiest locally grown produce. The produce is the spice of life and so are the vendors!
8:00 am Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park  | Geneseo | Illinois | United States
The Saturday morning farmers market becomes a social event. Vendors offer locally homegrown produce and handmade baked items and crafts. Bring your coffee, buy a pastry and talk with vendors on how they grow their produce or bake their heavenly delights.
9:00 am 3rd Annual Sandra R. Dearing Mem... @ Windmont Park
3rd Annual Sandra R. Dearing Mem... @ Windmont Park
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am
Proceeds from this race will go to a local family that has a family member who is battling cancer. The 5K run will be around Windmont Park.  The walk will be inside the park. Registration fee is $20.00, which includes a t-shirt.  Top finishers in each age group will receive a trophy or medal. Race packet pick-up is Sunday morning[...]
10:00 am Workers of the World, Awaken! Jo... @ Bishop Hill Steeple Building Museum
Workers of the World, Awaken! Jo... @ Bishop Hill Steeple Building Museum
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Workers of the World, Awaken! Joe Hill Life and Legacy Exhibit @ Bishop Hill Steeple Building Museum  | Bishop Hill | Illinois | United States
“Pie in the Sky” Joe Hill, an Inspiration to Generations of Musicians The American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA traveling exhibit features a life exhibit of Joe Hill (born Joel Emmanuel Hagglund), an early 20th-century Swedish-American labor activist, cartoonist, and songwriter and member of Industrial Workers of the World. Hill was born in Gavle, Sweden, the same port city many of[...]

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