2014 Events on the Market House Square
As events are added, and additional details are available, this page will be updated.



Hello Galena! honors President Ulysses S. Grant. Stop by the shop and see all the wonderful items we have for sale that relate to the 18th President and the history of Galena.




Featured artists for June: Toni Klingler and Beverly VanDerZyl


Featured artists for July: Larry Cording and Jeanette Muller


Market House FestivalThe 9th Annual Market House Square Art Festival will be Saturday, Aug. 9 & Sunday, Aug. 10. Artists may download applications.


Featured artists for August: Stephanie O'Shaughnessy and Charlene Price


Featured artists for September: Kimberley Poe-Jensen and Casey Folks


Featured artists for October: NorthWest Designs and John Hundrieser

past events


Galena, Illinois, A History by Diann MarshSaturday, Feb. 22 | 1-4 p.m.
Author Diann Marsh will be signing books at the Hello Galena! shop. Marsh authored "Galena, Illinois, a History" and "Images of America, Galena." See complete details.




Prairie Winter by Bonnie Geisert
Saturday, March 1 | 1-4 p.m
Meet author Bonnie Geisert, author of "Prairie Winter: Also, meet writers, who were part of the recently released "Love from Galena." Peggy Stortz, Marion Lubinski, Gail DeMoss, Diann Marsh and Geisert will share how fifteen local authors used their short stories, poetry, essays and even a one-act play to depict falling in love in Galena.

Belden Boy by Patti Harte-Naus
Saturday, March 15 | 1-4 p.m.

P.J. Harte-Naus, author of "Belden Boy" and "My Sometimes Pal" will be in the shop signing books.

Saturday, March 29

Meet Karen Stockwell from 1-4 p.m., author of "Dreams of Darkness and Light." Influenced by her art degree and artist accomplishments, Stockwell creates a protagonist, whose life is changed by the natural beauty and art of Tenotenaca, Mexico.