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Keokuk Area Event Calendar


2017 KEOKUK AREA EVENT DATES
[September]     [October]     [November]     [December]

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

 


SEPTEMBER

09/01/17 - 09/31/17     KEOKUK, IA
Brenda Benson Watercolor Exhibit
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

09/21/17     KEOKUK, IA
Matt Ball, Boogie-Woogie Pianist Concert
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

09/21/17 - 09/23/17     KEOKUK, IA
27th Annual L-Bird Fly-In & Convention
Keokuk Municipal Airport / 2504 340th St.
2 days of flying, food & fun!  Spot landings, bomb drops, formation flying school
Saturday, 7am to 10am, pancake & sausant breakfast - Adults, $5 and ages 5 & under, free.
Saturday only - Airplane rides - $40.00 per person - 20 minute rides (Cessna 1F2) - weather permitting
For more information, call (319) 383-3104, (319) 524-5599 or email:  info@lindneraviation.com

09/22/17 - 09/24/17     HAMILTON, IL

Geode Fest
For information, call (217) 491-1075, (319) 524-5599 or email: mikeshumate@geodefest.org

09/23/17     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

09/24/17     KEOKUK, IA
Bullis Rutter Big Band Concert
Rand Park Pavilion / Entrance at N. 17th St. and Park Lane
2pm to 4pm / Free will donations
Sponsored by the Rand Park Commission
For information, call (319) 524-2050, ext. 105, (319) 524-5599 or email: apeevler@cityofkeokuk.org

09/29/17 - 09/30/17     CARTHAGE, IL
Branson on the Road
The Legacy Theater / 1160 Buchanan St.          
07/21/17, 7:00pm; 07/22/17,  2:00pm and 7:00pm
For tickets and information, call (217) 357-9479 or (217) 357-5236 or email:  thelegacytheater@gmail.com

09/30/17     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

10/04/17     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

Lee County Speedway10/06/17 - 10/07/17     DONNELLSON, IA
Lee County Speedway Car Races (Fall Extravaganza)
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

10/06/17 - 10/07/17     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

10/07/17     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

10/13/17     KEOKUK, IA
Dailey & Vincent Concert
The Grand Theatre  / 26 North 6th Street / Begins at 7:30 p.m.
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org

10/13/17 - 10/14/17     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

10/14/17     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

10/14/17     DONNELLSON, IA
Novel Ideas 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

10/20/17 - 10/21/17     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

10/21/17     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

10/27/17 - 10/28/17     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

Lee County Speedway10/28/17     DONNELLSON, IA
Lee County Speedway Car Races (Shiverfest)
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

NOVEMBER

11/01/17     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

11/10/17     KEOKUK, IA
Derik Nelson & Family Concert
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

11/11/17     DONNELLSON, IA
Brother Trucker 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

11/16/17 - 11/19/17     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 - 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     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

12/06/17     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


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.com09/15/18     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

09/21/18 - 09/23/18     HAMILTON, IL
Geode Fest
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org

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

09/29/18     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

 

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