Bishop Hill hosting annual 19th century harvest festival Saturday and Sunday

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Rope-making demonstration at Jordbruksdagarna 19th century harvest festival in Bishop Hill, IL

If you’ve ever wanted to experience a 19th century harvest festival, Bishop Hill, IL, is hosting its annual Jordbruksdagarna (pronounced yord-brooks-DAH-ga-na) event Saturday and Sunday.

The 49th annual Jordbruksdagarna (Swedish for “earth work days”) will feature traditional craft and artisan demonstrations, vendors offering produce, food and crafts, hands-on activities for kids, traditional performances and displays and an antique tractor parade.

Admission is free, and Jordbruksdagarna runs from 10:00am until 5:00pm Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26.

For more information www.visitbishophill.com.

(Photo courtesy of the Bishop Hill Heritage Association)

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