Bond County Bicentennial
1817 - 2017
For information about Fundraising Events, please see the Calendar on the Welcome page.
7:00 pm | January 5th [PAST EVENT]
Join Judge John Knight and historians Kevin Kaegy and John Coleman as they present a unique history program commemorating Bond County’s 200th anniversary in the courtroom. Also, the Bond County Board will make a special proclamation that night. Free and open to the public. 201 West Main Street, Greenville, Illinois. Use south entrance. Refreshments provided by the Benjamin Mills Chapter of the D.A.R. Live stream on our Facebook page.
4:00 pm - Midnight | July 1st [PAST EVENT]
Downtown Greenville Event: Food & Beer Vendors, Historical Museum Exhibit in Old Masonic Building; Music by Head East (7pm) on the Bradford National Bank Main Stage with special guests: Swamp Weiss & the Swampdaddies (5pm), plus an open mic Bond County jam (9pm). All Events are FREE Admission. Bring your own seating!
Fill out this form to reserve a spot in the Open Mic Music Jam! (137kb. .pdf) Any local musicians can come up and play or sing, with Swamp Weiss and the Swamp Daddies backing them up.
12:00 pm - Midnight | July 2nd [PAST EVENT]
Downtown Greenville Events: Courthouse Tours, Museum Exhibit continues, Parade @ 3pm, Vendors, Beer, Food, Family Fun Area, Fireworks, and MUSIC including headlining concert @ 6:30pm on the Bradford National Bank Main Stage by Ides Of March with Jim Peterik, Civil War Era Regiment Band, and Greenville Municipal Band. All Events are FREE Admission. Bring your own seating!
Produced in partnership with Bond County Fourth Fest.
Cemetery Tours for Summer 2017 have regretfully been cancelled. The sub-committee hopes to bring some type of county cemetery tour programs to the public at a later time. Sorry for any inconvenience.
0:00 am - 0:00 pm | September 15th - 17th
Hill’s Fort Rendezvous at the Hill’s Fort Reconstruction Site, on the grounds of AFHM south of Greenville. Friday is School Day! Saturday and Sunday open to the public. Featuring: Cannon firing; bullet making; blacksmithing; rope making; 1800s reconstructed fort, blockhouse and cabins; fife & drum; actual court records from the fort! Come see traders and vendors; buckskinners, fur traders, mountain men, War of 1812 & Colonial Re-enactors! More Details TBA.