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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.
December 20, 2014
December 21, 2014
  • Fox will perform "A Celtic Winter Solstice: A Celebration in Story and Song" with Barry Cloyd at the Fox Pub & Cafe in Peoria, IL.  Reservations recommended.

December 27, 2014
  • Christmas Bird Counts - Chautauqua count, Spring Lake territory.  Once again Fox will be participating in the Annual Christmas Bird Counts, one of the largest and oldest citizen science projects.  To join a Christmas Bird count in your area follow this link:  http://birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count.

December 31, 2014
January 03, 2015
  • Christmas Bird Counts - Chillicothe count, Singing Woods territory.  Once again Fox will be participating in the Annual Christmas Bird Counts, one of the largest and oldest citizen science projects.  To join a Christmas Bird count in your area follow this link: http://birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count.

January 09, 2015
January 10, 2015
January 16, 2015
  • Fox is hosting "A Writers' Retreat with a Focus on the Personal Memoir" in Bishop Hill, IL .  Registration is required.  Click here for a flier. For more information call 309-696-1017.

January 17, 2015
  • Fox is hosting "A Writers' Retreat with a Focus on the Personal Memoir" in Bishop Hill, IL.  Registration is required.  For more information call 309-696-1017.

January 18, 2015
  • Fox is hosting "A Writers' Retreat with a Focus on the Personal Memoir" in Bishop Hill, IL.  Registration is required.  For more information call 309-696-1017.

January 19, 2015
  • Fox is hosting "A Writers' Retreat with a Focus on the Personal Memoir" in Bishop Hill, IL.  Registration is required.  For more information call 309-696-1017.

January 24, 2015
January 25, 2015
January 26, 2015
  • Fox will perform "Lives of Saints" at a private school in Kewanee, IL.

January 29, 2015
January 30, 2015
  • Fox will perform as Darwin at a high school in Boulder, CO.

February 04, 2015
February 12, 2015
February 19, 2015
  • Fox will perform "William Herndon Speaks on Lincoln the Lawyer" as part of the Luther Oaks U series at the McLean County Museum of History (200 N. Main St. Bloomington, IL)

  • Fox will perform at a Cub Scout Pack meeting in Germantown Hills, IL.

February 21, 2015
  • Dreaming Tree Coffee House at the Welcome Center in Bishop Hill, IL.  Music begins at 7:00 pm, guest TBA.  For more information, visit www.twinflowerinn.com or call 309-696-1017.

March 12, 2015
  • Fox is performing as Charles Darwin for an annual dinner meeting in Columbus, NJ.

March 21, 2015
  • Fox will be at the Adams Wildlife Sanctuary in Springfield, IL for a "Teaching Science Through Storytelling" workshop.  The workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. and is hosted by the Illinois Audubon Society.

  • Dreaming Tree Coffee House at the Welcome Center in Bishop Hill, IL.  This world premiere performance blends the red hot Piedmont blues and finger-picking guitar of David Berchtold with the classic American humor, wit and wisdom of storyteller Brian "Fox" Ellis. For more information visit twinflowerinn.com or call 309-696-1017.

April 14, 2015
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
May 03, 2015
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 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 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.

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

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 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.

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.

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
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