Summer Fun at Historic Walnut Grove Farm’s Barn Bash!


Get ready for the newest event of the summer! Historic Walnut Grove Farm proudly presents the Barn Bash on July 19th and 20th at 1455 Knox Station Rd., Knoxville, IL 61448. This two-day extravaganza is packed with activities, food, music, and more, offering something for everyone. Join us for a celebration of local and Midwest artisans, delicious food, and family-friendly fun!

Friday, July 19th: 5 PM to 10 PM

Kick off the weekend with a special fundraising night! Participate in raffles for a chance to win amazing items from our 70+ artisans and vendors. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Enjoy delectable food from Tacos & Thai while listening to live music by Wood, Strings, and Whispers starting at 6 PM, followed by The Lubricats taking the stage at 8 PM. Don’t miss out on refreshing drinks, ice cream, and the thrill of seeing local non-profits raise money by getting dunked on Friday & Saturday.

Saturday, July 20th: 10 AM to 4 PM

The fun continues with another day of shopping among our 70+ artisans and vendors, plus the addition of talented youth vendors from the area. Feast on mouthwatering dishes from Next To The Salt and Smokin Willies. Kids will have a blast with activities including face painting, a caricature artist, balloon twisting, and more provided by Galesburg FFA. Be amazed by a performance from Iowa’s youngest magician, Kayleigh Rogers. Enjoy live music throughout the day with performances by MockingBird and John Heasley.


  • 70+ Artisans and Vendors: Discover unique, handcrafted items from talented artisans across the Midwest.
  • Food and Drinks: Savor delicious eats from Tacos & Thai, Next To The Salt, and Smokin Willies. Enjoy drinks and ice cream on both days!
  • Live Music: Groove to the sounds of Wood, Strings and Whispers, The Lubricats, MockingBird, and John Heasley.
  • Family Fun: Face painting, caricatures, balloon twisting, and more. Don’t miss Kayleigh Rogers, Iowa’s youngest magician!
  • Fundraising and Raffles: Support local non-profits and win big with our exciting raffles.

Entry and parking are free! Don’t miss this unforgettable summer event. For more information about vendors, food, music, non-profits, kids’ activities, and more, visit

Join us at Historic Walnut Grove Farm for a weekend of fun, food, and fantastic finds. See you at the Barn Bash! ______

Historic Walnut Grove Farm

1455 Knox Station Rd.

Knoxville, IL 61448

***Courtesy of the Historic Walnut Grove Farm***

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