Events

Events

Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park | Geneseo | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
The Saturday morning farmers market becomes a social event. Local people get together to sell their fresh produce, homemade baked goods, jams/jellies, handcrafted health and beauty items, creative crafts, fabulous flowers, and pretty plants.  Stop by and pick up something to take home, and spend some time enjoying the weather and talking to new friends.  
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Annawan Canal Ambush Mini-Triathlon & 5k Run And Fun Walk @ Hennepin Canal Bridge on Route 78
10:00 am
A  beautiful Autumn day promises a fun laid back experience on the stunning Hennepin Canal Run on the multi-purpose trail, bike along Patriot Way and paddle down the Hennepin canal to victory! Mini Triathlon (Must be 12+ years) Begins at 10AM Visit annawanil.org for more info Bike helmet required Race may be completed as a SINGLE or 2-PERSON RELAY TEAM. 1.5 mile flat[...]
Jordbruksdagarna – Agriculture Days @ Bishop Hill National Historic Landmark
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Celebrate Jordbruksdgarna-Agriculture Days and Bishop Hill’s agrarian heritage.  Experience a traditional 19th century harvest.  Meander Village park filled with activities and demonstrations, music, farm produce, antique/primitive vendors,  Colony stew, Svensk Varn Koro a Swedish hot dog dinner and a bake sale, too. Bake sale outside of the Steeple Building.  People movers will be making stops at VASA archives, Henry County[...]
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park | Geneseo | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
The Saturday morning farmers market becomes a social event. Local people get together to sell their fresh produce, homemade baked goods, jams/jellies, handcrafted health and beauty items, creative crafts, fabulous flowers, and pretty plants.  Stop by and pick up something to take home, and spend some time enjoying the weather and talking to new friends.  
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
State Street Market @ Geneseo | Illinois | United States
10:00 am
The streets will be brimming featuring over 30 vendors offering vintage, locally handmade and handcrafted merchandise. Historic State Street architecture adds to this charming outdoor venue in the most delicious season of autumn.  Enjoy great eats and fun music throughout the day.  Geneseo’s local specialty shops will also be open for you to peruse their offerings.
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park | Geneseo | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
The Saturday morning farmers market becomes a social event. Local people get together to sell their fresh produce, homemade baked goods, jams/jellies, handcrafted health and beauty items, creative crafts, fabulous flowers, and pretty plants.  Stop by and pick up something to take home, and spend some time enjoying the weather and talking to new friends.  
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Journey to Mollie's War:  WACS and WWII @ Bishop Hill Dairy Building
2:00 pm
Members of the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) were the first women other than nurses to serve overseas in World War II. Cyndee Schaffer’s mother, Mollie Weinstein Schaffer, was one of them. Drawing upon excerpts from Mollie’s letters written home during the war, this presentation provides a romantic, yet frightful, glimpse into the life of a woman in uniform during this[...]
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park | Geneseo | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
The Saturday morning farmers market becomes a social event. Local people get together to sell their fresh produce, homemade baked goods, jams/jellies, handcrafted health and beauty items, creative crafts, fabulous flowers, and pretty plants.  Stop by and pick up something to take home, and spend some time enjoying the weather and talking to new friends.  
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park
Oct 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Geneseo Farmers Market @ Geneseo City Park | Geneseo | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
The Saturday morning farmers market becomes a social event. Local people get together to sell their fresh produce, homemade baked goods, jams/jellies, handcrafted health and beauty items, creative crafts, fabulous flowers, and pretty plants.  Stop by and pick up something to take home, and spend some time enjoying the weather and talking to new friends.  
“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[...]