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Upcoming Events

brian fox ellis2007If you are interested in attending a public event (highlighted in blue) please follow the embedded link. Please check with the host to see if seats are available. School programs and other private events though listed, are not open to the public.

 
If you see that he will be in your area and you would like to book a program to share expenses, please Contact Fox. He is generally booked about a year in advance.
April 09, 2015
  • Fox will be performing at an elementary school in Aurora, IL.

April 18, 2015
  • Fox is performing "Walt Whitman's Lincoln" at Franklin Creek Grist Mill in Franklin Grove, IL.

  • Fox will perform "Walt Whitman's Lincoln" at the Old School Museum in Winchester, IL.  Performance begins at 1:00 pm.

April 23, 2015
April 24, 2015
April 25, 2015
April 29, 2015
  • Fox will perform at Captain Henry Detweiller at a school in Dunlap, IL.

May 01, 2015
May 03, 2015
May 06, 2015
  • Fox will perform at the Sangamon County Stewardship Day.

May 08, 2015
  • Civil War Days in Bishop Hill, IL.

    A new event this year! Infantry, Calvary, and a battle re-enactment, a fashion show and Ladies Tea, embalming, a hospital tent, and an evening dance. Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln and General John A. Logan will be here, will you? May 8 will be for school groups and May 9 will be open to the public. Call 309-927-3899.

May 09, 2015
  • Civil War Days in Bishop Hill, IL.

    A new event this year! Infantry, Calvary, and a battle re-enactment, a fashion show and Ladies Tea, embalming, a hospital tent, and an evening dance. Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln and General John A. Logan will be here, will you? May 8 will be for school groups and May 9 will be open to the public. Call 309-927-3899.

May 23, 2015
  • Bishop Hill Dulcimer Festival.  Workshops in the morning, an afternoon of picking and grinning where everyone is invited to play along.  An evening concert of some of the workshop presenters and particpants.  Call Wires and Wood for details 309-854-3817.

May 28, 2015
June 08, 2015
June 14, 2015
  • Honor Flight Benefit in Bishop Hill, IL.  A fundraising event for the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities.  Enjoy music, an auction, and a dinner in the Bishop Hill Village Park.  3:00-6:00 pm.  Call 309-927-3355 for information.

June 15, 2015
  • Fox will perform at Odell Public Library for their summer reading program "Read to the Rhythm".  Performance begins at 2:00 pm.

June 20, 2015
June 26, 2015
June 27, 2015
June 28, 2015
  • Dreaming Tree Concert Series at The Twinflower Inn.  Musical guest TBA.  Concert begins at 4:00 pm.  For more information visit twinflowerinn.com or call 309-696-1017.

June 30, 2015
July 01, 2015
July 04, 2015
  • Fox will perform "Lincoln Tales Tall and True with Austin Gulihur" in Sublette, IL.

July 06, 2015
July 11, 2015
July 15, 2015
July 17, 2015
  • Summer Bonfire at Twinflower Inn.  Hosted by storyteller and author Brian "Fox" Ellis.  For more information visit twinflowerinn.com or call 309-696-1017.

July 20, 2015
July 26, 2015
  • Dreaming Tree Concert Series at The Twinflower Inn in Bishop Hill, IL.  Musical guest TBA.  Music begins at 4:00 pm.  For more information visit www.twinflowerinn.com or call 309-696-1017.

July 27, 2015
August 03, 2015
August 10, 2015
August 15, 2015
  • Fox will perform as "Austin Gollaher: Lincoln Tales Talls and True" at the Franklin Creek, IL Chautauqua.  Performance begins at 1:00 pm at Franklin Creek Grist Mill.

August 16, 2015
  • Dreaming Tree Concert Series at The Twinflower Inn in Bishop Hill, IL.  Musical guest TBA.  Concert begins at 4:00 pm.  For more information visit or www.twinflowerinn.com or call 309-696-1017.

  • Fox will perform as "William Herndon: Lincoln the Lawyer" at the Franklin Creek, IL Chautauqua.  Chautauqua begins at 1:00 pm at Franklin Creek Grist Mill.

August 22, 2015
August 25, 2015
August 29, 2015
  • Bishop Hill Chautauqua, 1:00-4:00 pm.  Located in the Village Park, this small town tradition is a free family oriented event where you'll hear re-enactors tell inspiring stories portraying famous historical figures.  For more information visit www.bishophillheritage.org or call 309-927-3899.

August 30, 2015
  • Bishop Hill Chautauqua, 1:00-4:00 pm.  Located in the Village Park, this small town tradition is a free family oriented event where you will hear re-enactors tell inspiring stories portraying famous historical figures.  For more information visit www.bishophillheritage.org or call 309-927-3899.

September 04, 2015
  • Fox will perform "Lincoln Tales Tall & True" at 4 schools in Greeneville, IL.

September 05, 2015
September 11, 2015
September 14, 2015
September 19, 2015
September 22, 2015
October 03, 2015
October 06, 2015
October 12, 2015
October 15, 2015
October 19, 2015
October 22, 2015
October 23, 2015
  • Harvest Moon Shopping and Bonfire.  Return to Bishop Hill and shop by the light of the harvest moon when the Bishop Hill galleries and restaurants will be open after dark.  Then come enjoy ghost stories around the bonfire at Twinflower Inn.  Shops are open until 7:00 pm.  The bonfire and ghost stories are 7-9 pm.  Call 309-927-3506.

December 11, 2015
  • Lucia Nights - Festival of Lights in Bishop Hill, IL, 6:00-9:00 pm.  Coffee and sweets are served in shops and museums by young girls dressed as St. Lucia.  Musical entertainment fills the air throughout the village.  Call 309-927-3899.

December 12, 2015
  • Lucia Nights - Festival of Lights in Bishop Hill, IL, 6:00-9:00 pm.  Coffee and sweets are served in shops and museums by young girls dressed at St. Lucia.  Musical entertainment fills the air throughout the village.  Call 309-927-3899.

December 19, 2015
  • Dreaming Tree Coffee House at the Bishop Hill Welcome Center.  Our annual celebration of the Winter Solstice with singer/songwriter Barry Cloyd and storyteller Brian "Fox" Ellis.  For more information visit www.twinflowerinn.com or call 309-696-1017.

January 14, 2016