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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

Apr
28
Sat
8:00 am Swedish Stomp and Skamperoo @ Bishop Hill Colony School
Swedish Stomp and Skamperoo @ Bishop Hill Colony School
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Swedish Stomp and Skamperoo @ Bishop Hill Colony School  | Bishop Hill | Illinois | United States
Stomp or scamper in historic Bishop Hill! Family fun for all ages! Enjoy the quiet streets and pastoral countryside of this historic village. Each year over 150 runners of all ages enjoys this tradition of family fun, running through historic Bishop Hill, IL during the annual 5K run/walk.  Runners vie for the coveted hand carved wooden boot trophy, symbolic of[...]
May
12
Sat
all-day Thrifty on 150
Thrifty on 150
May 12 all-day
Thrifty on 150
Thrifty Cruisers Wanted on Hwy. 150 Thrifty and adventurous souls will cruise Highway 150 for finds along the Henry County countryside.  Treat Mom to the sights and sounds of along Hwy. 150 beginning at Route 6 in Coal Valley to Galesburg. It’s a day to shop for deals at the many antique, plant, and yard sales. Make a stop in Alpha to[...]
Jun
2
Sat
all-day More Fun on 81
More Fun on 81
Jun 2 all-day
More Fun on 81 @ Illinois | United States
Celebrate our Illinois Bicentennial! This fun family festival has been chosen as an officially endorsed event of the Illinois Bicentennial by the Illinois Bicentennial Commission. Illinois Route 81 begins just one mile west of Lynn Center at the junction of US Route 150, and ends 26 miles east at Kewanee after passing through Andover and Cambridge.  It’s one of two county[...]
Jun
3
Sun
all-day More Fun on 81
More Fun on 81
Jun 3 all-day
More Fun on 81 @ Illinois | United States
Celebrate our Illinois Bicentennial! This fun family festival has been chosen as an officially endorsed event of the Illinois Bicentennial by the Illinois Bicentennial Commission. Illinois Route 81 begins just one mile west of Lynn Center at the junction of US Route 150, and ends 26 miles east at Kewanee after passing through Andover and Cambridge.  It’s one of two county[...]
8:00 am Maple City Fine Arts Exhibition @ Geneseo Historic Art and Shopping District
Maple City Fine Arts Exhibition @ Geneseo Historic Art and Shopping District
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Maple City Fine Arts Exhibition @ Geneseo Historic Art and Shopping District  | Geneseo | Illinois | United States
Maple City Art Exhibition May 2017 Area artists comprising of students (6th grade and up) to adults of all ages exhibit over 100 pieces of art display their artwork at the Geneseo Art League and the Cellar Restaurant downtown Geneseo, IL.  It is a relaxed and welcoming event where exhibitors compete for top honors. All art mediums are accepted.  Drop off dates[...]

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