Bald Eagle Appreciation Days
City of Christmas
Civil War Reenactment
L-Bird Convention & Fly-In
Rollin on the River Blues Fest
Area Antique Shops
Bridge Observation Deck
Keokuk National Cemetery
Keokuk Veterans' Memorial
Lock & Dam #19
Miller House Museum
The Grand Theatre
Verity River Museum
Keokuk Event Calendar
Tri-State Area Event Calendar
Visitor Guide Request
of Historic Places
Parks and Recreation
Winter Home of Large Concentration of Bald Eagles
on the Mississippi River!
January 17 - 18, 2015
View eagles in their Natural Habitat
Wildlife, Conservation and Environmental Exhibits
Woodcarvers' Exhibits and Demonstrations
World Bird Sanctuary Live Bird Show
Interesting Seminars & More!
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
(Check back for schedule updates)
View Bald Eagles in their Natural Habitat
Riverfront · Victory Park & Southside Boat Club
Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Personnel from the Lee County, Iowa Conservation Board, Iowa and Illinois Departments of Natural Resources and the US Army Corps of Engineers will staff viewing points. Spotting scopes are available free of charge.
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River City Mall Indoor Activities
300 Main Street
Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
AGENCY DISPLAYS from Iowa and Illinois showcase their efforts of protecting, preserving and maintaining our natural
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY INSECT ZOO. Fascinating, hands-on lessons in biology and ecology with hissing cockroaches, tarantulas, beetles, scorpions and millipedes taught by the Entomology Department of Iowa State University.
CHILDREN PIONEER ACTIVITIES with NAUVOO ON THE ROAD. Saturday only.
NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL AREA. Learn about the significance of the Eagle and Native American heritage.
Coordinated by the Thunderbird Society.
INVASIVE PLANTS OF THE TRI-STATE AREA
Saturday, 11:00 a.m.
Presented by Sean Jenkins, Associate Professor of Plant Ecology, Director of Alice L. Kibbe Life Science Station, Western Illinois University.
GOATS ON THE GO!
Saturday, 1:00 p.m.
A couple of Story County entrepreneurs have a different take on how to get rid of unwanted vegetation: Goats!
BUTTERFLIES OF IOWA
Saturday, 3:00 p.m.
Presented by Dennis Schlicht, an advanced placement biology instructor in Cedar Rapids who has studied butterflies for more than forty years.
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RAPTOR AWARENESS PROGRAMS
Bird Sanctuary of St. Louis
River City Mall Plaza Cinema
Saturday, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, & 3:00
Sunday, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00
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Baymont Inn Activities
325 Main Street
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
WOODCARVERS SHOW. The Keokuk Woodcarvers’ Club Show features outstanding and amazing items shaped by carvers from the Midwest. Wood-carving items will be auctioned off on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Bald Eagle Appreciation Days is presented by
Keokuk Area Convention & Tourism Bureau Foundation
Lee County Conservation Board
Three Rivers Conservation Foundation