Bishop Hill Celebrating Julmarknad This Weekend and Next Weekend

Todd Dedecker from the Bishop Hill Heritage Association joined Wake Up Tri-Counties on Tuesday, November 23rd, to talk about the Swedish Christmas celebration known as Julmarknad, The Christmas Market. The annual Julmarknad will take place in Bishop Hill over two weekends, Saturday and Sunday, November 27th and 28th, and December 4th and 5th. The entire Village of Bishop Hill will be teeming with traditions including Tomtes and make and take gifts. Plus the shops and museums of Bishop Hill will all be open with terrific traditional Christmas gifts for sale.

2021 Julmarknad (Christmas Market) Schedule
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for November 26, November 27 and December 4.
Hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 28 and December 5.

DAILY EVENTS:
Friday November 26:
Cookie Walk at the Colony School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Make and Take Kits and Make and Take Dala Horse Station at the Vasa National Archives
Tomten and Julbock roaming the village
Working Model Railroad and Christmas Display in Steeple Building Museum
Sample freshly baked cookies from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bjorklund Hotel kitchen.
Olof Krans Paintings Scavenger Hunt at the Bishop Hill State Museum
Book signing by Tim Pletkovich

Saturday November 27
Cookie Walk at the Colony School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Make and Take Kits and Make and Take Dala Horse Station at the Vasa National Archives
Tomten and Julbock roaming the village
Working Model Railroad and Christmas Display in Steeple Building Museum
Sample freshly baked cookies from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bjorklund Hotel kitchen.


Olof Krans Paintings Scavenger Hunt at the Bishop Hill State Museum
Book signing by Tim Pletkovich
Book signing by Mary Davidsaver at the Prairie Arts Center

Sunday November 28
Make and Take Kits and Make and Take Dala Horse Station at the Vasa National Archives
Tomten and Julbock roaming the village
Working Model Railroad and Christmas Display in Steeple Building Museum
Sample freshly baked cookies from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bjorklund Hotel kitchen.
Olof Krans Paintings Scavenger Hunt at the Bishop Hill State Museum
Book signing by Tim Pletkovich

Saturday December 4
Chocolate Walk
Storytelling Santa at the Bishop Hill Creative Commons, starting at 10 a.m.
Make and Take Kits and Make and Take Dala Horse Station at the Vasa National Archives
Make your own Sock Tomte at the Bishop Hill Creative Commons
Olof Krans Paintings Scavenger Hunt at the Bishop Hill State Museum
Kids are invited to make edible tree ornaments at the Bjorklund Hotel from 1 to 3 p.m.
Tomten and Julbock roaming the village
Working Model Railroad and Christmas Display in Steeple Building Museum
Book signing by Tim Pletkovich
Book signing by Mary Davidsaver at the Prairie Arts Center
Julmarknad Christmas Parade starting at 5 p.m. in downtown Bishop Hill

Sunday December 5
Chocolate Walk
Kids are invited to make edible tree ornaments at the Bjorklund Hotel from 1 to 3 p.m.
Tomten and Julbock roaming the village
Make and Take Kits and Make and Take Dala Horse Station at the Vasa National Archives
Working Model Railroad and Christmas Display in Steeple Building Museum
Olof Krans Paintings Scavenger Hunt at the Bishop Hill State Museum
Book signing by Tim Pletkovich

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