Date: Friday, December 7, 2012; Saturday, December 8, 2012
Lucia Nights, a Swedish festival of lights, will be held from 5:30-9 p.m. in Bishop Hill. "Lucias" will serve cookies in museums and shops. The Christmas tree-lighting will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the park. There will be music at various locations. An old-fashioned barn dance at Colony School will start at 7 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5; $15 max per family. Call (309) 927-3345 for details.