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The Henry Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors many events throughout the year.  Including but not limited to:

Bald Eagle Day (February 2017) - The events starts in the morning where visitors get the opportunity to watch and take pictures of eagles in their natural habitat.  In the afternoon there is typically a performance by an Eagle dancer and a program about different types of birds by the Wildlife Prairie Park.

Scholarship Fund Fundraiser Banquet  (March 2017)-This banquet will be held at the Henry Grade School at 6pm. $25 dinner ticket includes a Prime Rib Dinner, entertainment and a speaker. Dinner will be prepared by Gibson's Grill. Raffle item will be 2 quilts donated by a local quilter.

Baccalaureate Breakfast – (May 2017) The Henry Area Chamber of Commerce supports the high school graduates at the breakfast in May

Annual Meeting/Scholarship Awards (June  2017)-Each year at the Henry Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, several scholarships are presented to students in the area.   Chamber Directors are elected at this event.

Henry/Lacon/Chillicothe Canoe and Kayak Jaunt (August 21, 2016) - Henry is the start of a day long canoe and kayak event on the Illinois River.  A breakfast is served in the morning, a mid-day stop in the Lacon for lunch, and Chillicothe is the finish line.

Henry Expo –(October Bi-Annual) The Expo takes place in October and brings together the local businesses, food vendors, and not for profit organizations.  Come and see what Henry has to offer.

Henry Holiday Preview (December 2016) Henry's celebration is titled "Henry Holiday Celebration & Santa Parade" and is always held the first weekend in December"

Members willing to help out with events should contact us at henrychamber@henrychamber.org or calling 309-364-3261