Events

Events

“Julmarknad” Christmas Market @ Bishop Hill National Historic Landmark
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Christmas Market in Historic Bishop Hill Wishing you could go back to simpler times, this Christmas season? Escape the frenzy of the Christmas season, and make your way to the Julmarknad Christmas Market in National Historic Landmark, Bishop Hill, IL. Experience the sights, sounds, and aromas of Christmas past.  Watch for Swedish folk characters “Tomten” roaming the village.  Special Music,[...]
Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
3:00 pm
Enjoy a Christmas cookie while browsing through the shops and businesses in Orion throughout the day. Then listen to the Orion High School Chamber Choir perform in the historic Orion Bandshell before the annual tree lighting ceremony at 5:30.  Come warm up with a bowl of soup at the Main Street Cookie Walk and Soup Supper after the lighting.  Homemade[...]
Dec 7 2019 – Jan 4 2020 all-day
Windmont Park Light Festival @ Windmont Park | Kewanee | Illinois | United States
12:00 am
Windmont Park Light Festival – Celebrate the Season Windmont Park Light Festival is a magical wonderland. View vivid colors and whimsical lights celebrating the spirit of the Christmas season in Kewanee.  Sunday, December 2, Santa arrives in the parade and signals the opening of the season with a fireworks display. The viewing season continues through New Year’s Day. Take a[...]
“Julmarknad” Christmas Market @ Bishop Hill National Historic Landmark
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Christmas Market in Historic Bishop Hill Wishing you could go back to simpler times, this Christmas season? Escape the frenzy of the Christmas season, and make your way to the Julmarknad Christmas Market in National Historic Landmark, Bishop Hill, IL. Experience the sights, sounds, and aromas of Christmas past.  Watch for Swedish folk characters “Tomten” roaming the village.  Special Music,[...]
Light Up Cambridge ~ Christmas on the Square @ Cambridge | Illinois | United States
1:00 pm
Visit historic Cambridge on Saturday afternoon and absorb the community kickoff to the holiday season. Bring the kids beginning at 1 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. for holiday crafts and carnival games including cooking decorating and face painting.  Take a tour of B&B Toy Museum to view toys of past and present. Visit with Santa and share Christmas wishes.  Grab some tacos[...]
Lucia Nights Celebration @ Bishop Hill National Historic Landmark
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Drive the back roads to Bishop Hill for a memorial holiday experience Lucia Nights. As you enter the historic 19th Century village, you will be greeting with a candlelit glow of luminary-lined sidewalks and candles in the windows of shops, museums, and homes. A little snow doesn’t hurt the ambiance, either. Lucia’s (young girls with candles) serve coffee and sweets[...]
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Geneseo Christmas Walk @ Geneseo | Illinois | United States
10:30 am
A Geneseo Christmas Walk Geneseo‘s Christmas spirit sparkles, and magic is in the air. Make new memories and keep the old this holiday season in Geneseo, Illinois. Visit with Santa beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Geneseo Library, then venture off to the Jingle Bell Obstacle Course at the Geneseo Community Center. Family activities downtown from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.[...]
Lucia Nights Celebration @ Bishop Hill National Historic Landmark
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Drive the back roads to Bishop Hill for a memorial holiday experience Lucia Nights. As you enter the historic 19th Century village, you will be greeting with a candlelit glow of luminary-lined sidewalks and candles in the windows of shops, museums, and homes. A little snow doesn’t hurt the ambiance, either. Lucia’s (young girls with candles) serve coffee and sweets[...]
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Cambridge Rotary Car Show
8:00 am
Cruise in to Cambridge on Saturday, August 3rd for the annual Cambridge Rotary Car Show. Stroll along the downtown streets admiring the classic cars and trucks on display.  Awards will be presented for Best Interior, Best Paint, Best Engine, Rotary’s Choice, and Mayor’s Choice at 2:00pm. If you’re hungry while you’re picturing yourself driving down the highway in one of[...]