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Keokuk Area Event Calendar


2017 KEOKUK AREA EVENT DATES
[November]     [December]

2018 KEOKUK AREA EVENT DATES
[January]    [February]     [March]    [April]     [May]     [June]     [July]
[August]     [September]    [October]     
     

 


 NOVEMBER

11/01/17 - 11/30/17     KEOKUK, IA

Portraits by Kent Hilgenbrinck of Ursa
Keokuk Public Library / 210 N. 5th St. / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-1483 or (319) 524-5599 or email:  keokukpl@keokuk.lib.ia.us

11/23/17 - 11/26/17     MT. PLEASANT
Festival of Lights / McMillan Park / 405 E. Threshers Rd.
5:30 pm / visit http://www.oldthreshers.com for pricing information
For more information, contact the Midwest Central Railroad, (319) 385-8937 or www.oldthreshers.com

11/23/17 - 12/26/17     KEOKUK, IA

City of Christmas Display of Lights
Rand Park / Entrance at Intersection of N. 17th St. & Park Lane / Donations Accepted
For information, call (319) 524-1127, (319) 524-5599 or email: volunteer@cityofchristmas.org

11/30/17 - 12/03/17     MT. PLEASANT
Festival of Lights / McMillan Park / 405 E. Threshers Rd.
5:30 pm / visit http://www.oldthreshers.com for pricing information
For more information, contact the Midwest Central Railroad, (319) 385-8937 or www.oldthreshers.com

DECEMBER
12/01/17 - 12/26/17     KEOKUK, IA
City of Christmas Display of Lights
Rand Park / Entrance at Intersection of N. 17th St. & Park Lane / Donations Accepted
For information, call (319) 524-1127, (319) 524-5599 or email: volunteer@cityofchristmas.org

12/01/17 - 12/31/17     KEOKUK, IA
Photographs by Vince Seaver of Hamilton, IL
Keokuk Public Library / 210 N. 5th St. / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-1483 or (319) 524-5599 or email:  keokukpl@keokuk.lib.ia.us

12/01/17 - 12/31/17     VAN BUREN COUNTY, IA
Christmas in the Villages
Holiday events held throughout the villages of VanBuren County.
For information, call (319) 293-7111, (319) 524-5599 or email:  info@villagesofvanburen.com

12/01/17     KEOKUK, IA
Puttin' on the Glitz
Downtown Main Street Retail Shops / 4:30pm - 9pm
For information, call (319) 524-5056 or email: director@mainstreetkeokuk.com

12/01/17     KEOKUK, IA
Switchback Christmas Concert / Keokuk Union Depot / 100 Mississippi Dr.
Concert begins at 7:30pm (Doors open at 6:30pm) / $20 admission at door
Co-sponsored by the Keokuk Union Depot Foundation & Commission, Keokuk Entertainment
& Cultural District, Nancy Tweedy Seabold, Peevler Real Estate (Funds raised to be used for roof project)
Coffee & Cookies will be furnished.  Feel free to bring other refreshments
For information, call (319) 524-8354, (319) 524-5599 or email: artworks1221@gmail.com

12/01/17 - 12/02/17     NAUVOO, IL

Christmas Walk in Historic Downtown Old Nauvoo
Wagon rides, caroling, shopping, refreshments & soup dinner
For information, call (217) 453-6648 or email: vacation@beautifulnauvoo.com

12/02/17     NAUVOO, IL

Messiah Community Concert / Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church / 170 N. Wells St.
7:30 pm / free admission
For information, call (217) 453-6648, (217) 453-2428 or email: vacation@beautifulnauvoo.com

12/06/17     KEOKUK, IA

First Wednesday's Jazz
The Hawkeye Restaurant / 105 N. Park Dr. / 8pm to 10pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-7549 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@hawkeyerestaurant.com

12/07/17 - 12/10/17     MT. PLEASANT
Festival of Lights / McMillan Park / 405 E. Threshers Rd.
5:30 pm / visit http://www.oldthreshers.com for pricing information
For more information, contact the Midwest Central Railroad, (319) 385-8937 or www.oldthreshers.com

12/13 - 12/31     MT. PLEASANT
Festival of Lights / McMillan Park / 405 E. Threshers Rd.
5:30 pm / visit www.oldthreshers.com for pricing information
For more information, contact the Midwest Central Railroad, (319) 385-8937 or www.oldthreshers.com

12/16/17    KEOKUK, IA
Wreaths Across American Ceremony
Keokuk National Cemetery /18th St. & Carroll St (circle drive by Superintendant building) / 11:00am
$15.00 Wreath Donation available until November 24. Deposit to any Connectioin Bank location.
Contact Terrt DeJung, (319) 524-2340 for more information about donations.
For more information, call (319) 470-9733, (319) 524-2340 or (319) 524-5599




JANUARY 
01/03/18     KEOKUK, IA
First Wednesday's Jazz
The Hawkeye Restaurant / 105 N. Park Dr. / 8pm to 10pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-7549 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@hawkeyerestaurant.com

 

01/20/18 - 01/21/18     KEOKUK, IA
34th Annual Bald Eagle Appreciation Days
River City Mall / 300 Main Street
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org


FEBRUARY
02/02/18 - 02/03/18     NAUVOO, IL
Untold Nauvoo Stories Symposium
Joseph Smith Historic Site Visitor Center / 865 Water Street
For information, call (217) 453-6648, (319) 524-5599 or email: vacation@beautifulnauvoo.com

02/03/18     DONNELLSON, IA
Switchback Concert / Music Under The Water Tower Series
American Legion Hall / 419 N. Oak St. / Doors Open, 7pm - Show Begins, 8pm
Suggested donation of $10 / BYOB (coffee provided) / Optional carry-in snack
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: spjones@iowatelecom.net


02/07/18     KEOKUK, IA

First Wednesday's Jazz
The Hawkeye Restaurant / 105 N. Park Dr. / 8pm to 10pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-7549 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@hawkeyerestaurant.com

02/08/18     KEOKUK, IA
Forever Young - Branson Show
The Grand Theatre / 26 N. 6th St. / 7:30pm / $20.00 admission
For more information, call (319) 795-1413, (319) 524-5599 or email:  moserpad@gmail.com

MARCH

03/03/18     DONNELLSON, IA
Sanctified Grumblers Concert / Music Under The Water Tower Series
American Legion Hall / 419 N. Oak St. / Doors Open, 7pm - Show Begins, 8pm
Suggested donation of $10 / BYOB (coffee provided) / Optional carry-in snack
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: spjones@iowatelecom.net

 

03/07/18     KEOKUK, IA
First Wednesday's Jazz
The Hawkeye Restaurant / 105 N. Park Dr. / 8pm to 10pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-7549 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@hawkeyerestaurant.com


APRIL

04/05/18     KEOKUK, IA
Cahersiveen - Traditional Celtic Music Performance
The Grand Theatre / 26 N. 6th St. / 7:30pm / $10.00 admission
For more information, call (319) 795-1413, (319) 524-5599 or email:  moserpad@gmail.com

04/14/18     DONNELLSON, IA
Crane Wives Concert / Music Under The Water Tower Series
American Legion Hall / 419 N. Oak St. / Doors Open, 7pm - Show Begins, 8pm
Suggested donation of $10 / BYOB (coffee provided) / Optional carry-in snack
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: spjones@iowatelecom.net


 MAY

05/04/18     KEOKUK, IA
First Wednesday's Jazz
The Hawkeye Restaurant / 105 N. Park Dr. / 8pm to 10pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-7549 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@hawkeyerestaurant.com

05/19/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

05/25/18     KEOKUK, IA

12th Annual Back Alley Bandfest
6pm - 9pm
For information, call (319) 524-5056, (319) 524-5599 or email: director@mainstreetkeokuk.com

05/26/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

05/26/18     KEOKUK, IA
Alley Cat Bike Rally
Various downtown routes TBA
For information, call (319) 524-5056, (319) 524-5599 or email: downtownkeokuk@iowatelecom.net

05/28/18     MONTROSE, IA
St. Barnabus Memorial Day Concert
Historic St. Barnabus Chapel / Chestnut Street between 3rd & 4th Streets / 9am & 11am
For information, call (319) 463-5533 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org


 

JUNE

06/02/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

06/06/18     KEOKUK, IA
First Wednesday's Jazz
The Hawkeye Restaurant / 105 N. Park Dr. / 8pm to 10pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-7549 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@hawkeyerestaurant.com

06/08/18 - 06/10/18     FARMINGTON, IA
Strawberry Festival
Downtown Farmington and along the river front / Fun activities for the whole family
Free strawberries and ice cream.  Visit the website for a schedule of events.
For more information, call (319) 524-878-4255 or (319) 524-5599 or email: farmingtonstrawberryfestival@gmail.com

06/09/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

06/14/18     KEOKUK, IA
Flag Day Ceremony by the Elks
Rand Park Pavilion / Entrance at 17th Street & Park Place / 6:00 pm
For information, call (319) 524-2050 ext. 105 or (319) 524-5599 or email:  apeevler@cityofkeokuk.org

Lee County Speedway

06/15/18     DONNELLSON, IA
Lee County Speedway Car Races

Lee County Fairgrounds / 1100 North Main Street

Gates open at 5:30pm / Hot Laps at 7pm / Racing at 7:30pm
For information, call (319) 371-6744, (319) 524-5599 or email: info@leecountyspeedway.com

06/16/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

 
Lee County Speedway06/22/18     DONNELLSON, IA
Lee County Speedway Car Races

Lee County Fairgrounds / 1100 North Main Street

Gates open at 5:30pm / Hot Laps at 7pm / Racing at 7:30pm
For information, call (319) 371-6744, (319) 524-5599 or email: info@leecountyspeedway.com

06/23/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com
 
 
Lee County Speedway06/29/18     DONNELLSON, IA
Lee County Speedway Car Races

Lee County Fairgrounds / 1100 North Main Street

Gates open at 5:30pm / Hot Laps at 7pm / Racing at 7:30pm
For information, call (319) 371-6744, (319) 524-5599 or email: info@leecountyspeedway.com

06/30/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com
 

JULY

07/07/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

07/14/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

07/21/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

07/25/18 - 07/29/18     KAHOKA, MO
Clark County Fair
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email directly on website

07/26/18 - 07/28/18     KEOKUK, IA
Summer Crazy Days / Main Street Retailers
For information, call (319) 524-5056, (319) 524-5599 or email: director@mainstreetkeokuk.com

07/26/18 - 07/28/18     KEOKUK, IA
City-Wide Garage Sales
For information, call (319) 524-5056, (319) 524-5599 or email: director@mainstreetkeokuk.com

Lee County Speedway07/27/18     DONNELLSON, IA
Lee County Speedway Car Races (All Classes + 305 Sprints)

Lee County Fairgrounds / 1100 North Main Street

Gates open at 5:30pm / Hot Laps at 7pm / Racing at 7:30pm
For information, call (319) 371-6744, (319) 524-5599 or email: info@leecountyspeedway.com

07/28/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com


 

AUGUST

08/03/18 - 08/05/18     HAMILTON, IL
Western Illinois Old Threshers Reunion
1570 North County Road 900 (N. 19th Street)
For information, call (217) 845-3041 or (319) 524-5599  or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org


08/04/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

08/9/18 - 08/12/18     WEST POINT, IA
Sweet Corn Festival
For information, call (319) 561-3292, (319) 524-5599 or email: wpcornfest@gmail.com

08/11/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

08/16/18 - 08/18/18     MONTROSE, IA
Watermelon Festival
City Park - 300th St., Montrose, IA
For information, call (319) 463-5533 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org

08/17/18 - 08/18/18     KEOKUK, IA
Rollin' on the River Blues Fest
Victory Park / 311 Mississippi Dr.
For information, call (660) 754-6679, (319) 524-5599 or email: rollinontheriver11@gmail.com

08/18/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

08/18/18     KEOKUK, IA
10th Annual Gil Sargent Memorial Hoopin' on the River 3 on 3
United Presbyterian Church / 102 Main St.
For information, call (319) 795-3787 or (319) 524-5599 or email: tj.sargent@keokukschools.org


08/25/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

08/31/18 - 09/03/18     MT. PLEASANT, IA
Old Threshers' Reunion
For information, call (319) 385.8937, (319) 524-5599 or email: otadmin@oldthreshers.org

08/31/18 - 09/02/18     NAUVOO, IL
Grape Festival
Nauvoo State Park and surroundings areas in Nauvoo
For information, call (217) 453-6648, (319) 524-5599 or email: vacation@beautifulnauvoo.com

SEPTEMBER

08/31/18 - 09/03/18     MT. PLEASANT, IA
Old Threshers' Reunion
For information, call (319) 385.8937, (319) 524-5599 or email: otadmin@oldthreshers.org

08/31/18 - 09/02/18     NAUVOO, IL
Grape Festival
Nauvoo State Park and surroundings areas in Nauvoo
For information, call (217) 453-6648, (319) 524-5599 or email: vacation@beautifulnauvoo.com

09/01/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

09/03/18     KEOKUK, IA
Labor Day Parade
Main Street / 11:00am
For information, call (319) 838-2901 or (319) 524-5599

09/05/18     KEOKUK, IA
First Wednesday's Jazz
The Hawkeye Restaurant / 105 N. Park Dr. / 8pm to 10pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-7549 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@hawkeyerestaurant.com

09/05/18 - 09/08/18     FORT MADISON, IA
Tri-State Rodeo
For information, call (319) 372.2550, (319) 524-5599 or email directly on website

09/08/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

09/14/18- 09/16/18     KAHOKA, MO
Clark County Mule Festival
For information, call (660) 866-2330, (319) 524-5599 or email directly at www.clarkcountymulefestival.com

09/15/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

09/22/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

09/28/18 - 09/30/18     HAMILTON, IL
Geode Fest
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org

09/29/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

 

OCTOBER

10/03/18     KEOKUK, IA
First Wednesday's Jazz
The Hawkeye Restaurant / 105 N. Park Dr. / 8pm to 10pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 524-7549 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@hawkeyerestaurant.com

10/05/18 - 10/06/18    KEOKUK
ExScream Nightmarez Haunted House / Lake Cooper Foundation
810 Main St. / 6pm to 10pm / $7.00 admission
For more information, call (319) 520-5209 or (319) 524-5599

10/05/18 - 10/06/18     MT. PLEASANT
Midwest Haunted Rails Ghost Train / McMillan Park / 405 E. Threshers Rd.6:00 pm / $10.00 / Ages 4 & younger, free
For more information, contact the Midwest Central Railroad, (319) 385-2912 or www.mcrr.org

10/6/18     KEOKUK, IA
Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

10/12/18 - 10/13/18     KEOKUK
ExScream Nightmarez Haunted House / Lake Cooper Foundation
810 Main St. / 6pm to 10pm / $7.00 admission
For more information, call (319) 520-5209 or (319) 524-5599

10/12/18 - 10/13/18     MT. PLEASANT
Midwest Haunted Rails Ghost Train / McMillan Park / 405 E. Threshers Rd.
6:00 pm / $10.00 / Ages 4 & younger, free
For more information, contact the Midwest Central Railroad, (319) 385-2912 or www.mcrr.org

10/13/18     KEOKUK, IA

Farmer's Market
River City Mall Parking Lot / 300 Main St. / 7am - 11am
For information, call (217) 242-4061 or (319) 524-5599 or email: officemanager@keokukchamber.com

10/19/18 - 10/20/18     KEOKUK
ExScream Nightmarez Haunted House / Lake Cooper Foundation
810 Main St. / 6pm to 10pm / $7.00 admission
For more information, call (319) 520-5209 or (319) 524-5599

10/19/18 - 10/20/18    MT. PLEASANT
Midwest Haunted Rails Ghost Train / McMillan Park / 405 E. Threshers Rd.
6:00 pm / $10.00 / Ages 4 & younger, free
For more information, contact the Midwest Central Railroad, (319) 385-2912 or www.mcrr.org

10/20/18     KEOKUK, IA

Fright Night
Rand Park / 4pm - 7pm / Sponsored by the Park & Recreation Board
For information, call (319) 524-2050 ext. 105, (319) 524-5599 or email: apeevler@cityofkeokuk.org

10/26/18 - 10/27/18     KEOKUK

ExScream Nightmarez Haunted House / Lake Cooper Foundation
810 Main St. / 6pm to 10pm / $7.00 admission
For more information, call (319) 520-5209 or (319) 524-5599

10/26/18- 10/27/18     MT. PLEASANT

Midwest Haunted Rails Ghost Train / McMillan Park / 405 E. Threshers Rd.
6:00 pm / $10.00 / Ages 4 & younger, free
For more information, contact the Midwest Central Railroad, (319) 385-2912 or www.mcrr.org

10/27/18     NAUVOO, IL
Boo-ti-Ful Pumpkin Walk / Mulholland Street
For more information, call (217) 453-6648, (319) 524-5599 or email: vacation@beautifulnauvoo.com

10/31/18     KEOKUK, IA

Beggars Night & First Stop
City-wide Beggars' Night / 5:30pm to 7:30pm
First Stop sponsored by the Keokuk City Police Department / River City Mall / 5pm to 7pm
For more information, call (319) 524-2050 or (319) 524-5599

10/31/18     HAMILTON, IL
Beggars Night / 5pm to 8pm
For more information, call (217) 847-2936 or (319) 524-5599

10/31/18     MONTROSE, IA
Beggars Night / 5pm to 8pm
For more information, call (319) 463-5533 or (319) 524-5599

 

Links to Area Communities

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Hamilton, Illinois     Nauvoo, Illinois     Kahoka, Missouri     Wayland, Missouri