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Keokuk Area Event Calendar


2018 KEOKUK AREA EVENT DATES

[September]    [October]     [November]     [December]

2019 KEOKUK AREA EVENT DATES

[January]     [February]     [March]    [April]     [May]     [June]     [July]
[August]     

 


SEPTEMBER

09/01/18 - 09/30/18     KEOKUK, IA
Harvey & Joy Tillis Photography 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

09/05/18 - 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

09/08/18     KEOKUK, IA
Keokuk Cars and Coffee
Southside Boat Club / 625 Mississippi Dr. / 9am to 12pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 520-8022 or (319) 524-5599 or email:  burninrubber860@gmail.com

09/09/18     KEOKUK, IA

Worship in the Park with First Christian Church
Rand Park Pavilion / Entrance at N. 17th St. and Park Lane
Free will donations
For information, call (319) 524-2050, ext. 105, (319) 524-5599 or email: apeevler@cityofkeokuk.org

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


09/15/18     KEOKUK, IA
Mississippi Rat Pak Car Club Cruise Nite
Walmart Parking Lot / 300 N. Park Dr. / 5:00pm
For more information, call (319) 520-5133, (319) 524-5599 or email:  kenlowman2001@yahoo.com


09/20/18 - 09/22/18     KEOKUK, IA
28th Annual L-Bird Convention & Fly-In
Keokuk Municipal Airport / 2504 240th St.
For information, call (800) 383-3104 or (319) 524-5599 or email: info@lindneraviation.com

09/21/18 - 09/23/18     KEOKUK, IA

Keokuk Rocks The Arts Festival
Music & art activities in various locations
Check back often for updates
For more 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

09/23/18     KEOKUK, IA
Temperance Brass Quintet Concert / The Grand Theatre / 26 N. 6th St.
3:00pm / $20.00
For more information, call (319) 524-2220 or (319) 795-1413 


09/28/18 - 09/30/18     HAMILTON, IL

Geode Fest
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org

09/28/18 - 09/30/18     KEOKUK, IA
The Glass Menagerie Play
Great River Players Theater / 17 S. 6th St. / Fri. & Sat., 7:30pm / Sun., 2:00pm
For information, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/greatriverplayers/

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

09/30/18     KEOKUK, IA
Bullis-Rutter Big Band Concert
Rand Park Pavilion / Entrance at N. 17th St. and Park Lane
2:00pm / Free will donations
Sponsored by the Rand Park Pavilion Commission
For information, call (319) 524-2050, ext. 105, (319) 524-5599 or email: apeevler@cityofkeokuk.org


 OCTOBER

10/01/18 - 10/31/18     KEOKUK, IA
Keith Andrew Painting 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

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, IA
Conrad Nagel Film Festival / The Grand Theatre / 26 N. 6th St.
Times and Ticket Price TBA
For more information, call (319) 524-5599 or email:  info@keokukiowatourism.org 

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
Mississippi Rat Pak Car Club Toy Cruise
Walmart Parking Lot / 300 N. Park Dr. / 4:00pm to 8:00pm
For more information, call (319) 520-5133, (319) 524-5599 or email:  kenlowman2001@yahoo.com


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     KEOKUK, IA
Dailey & Vincent Concert
The Grand Theatre / 26 N. 6th St. / 7:30pm
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.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


  NOVEMBER

11/05/18     KEOKUK, IA
Sons of Serendip Concert / The Grand Theatre / 26 N. 6th St.
7:30pm / $20.00
For more information, call (319) 524-2220 or (319) 795-1413


11/07/18     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

11/11/18     KEOKUK, IA
The Day of The Hunter Gatherer by Robert Vavra
428 Main St. /  2:00 pm / Freewill donation
Co-Sponsored by the Lee County Historical Society and the Great Dam Museum
For more information, call (217) 847-3290 or email: marilynm326@gmail.com
or https://www.humanitiesiowa.org/robert-vavra

11/11/18     KEOKUK, IA

Veteran's Day Memorial Service
Keokuk Veterans' Memorial / 1701 J St. / 11am
For more information, call (319) 524-7831 or (319) 524-5599

11/22/18 - 12/26/18     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


DECEMBER

12/01/18 - 12/26/18     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

12/01/18 - 12/31/18     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

12/13/18, 12/14/18 & 12/15/18     CARTHAGE, IL

Celtic Yuletide Concert
The Legacy Theater / 1160 Buchanan St., Carthage, IL
For more information, call (217) 357-9479 or (319) 524-5599 or email: thelegacytheater@gmail.com

12/15/18    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 Terry DeJung, (319) 524-2340 for more information about donations.
For more information, call (319) 470-9733, (319) 524-2340 or (319) 524-5599


 

2019 KEOKUK AREA EVENT DATES


JANUARY

01/02/19     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

01/19/19 - 01/20/19     KEOKUK, IA
35th Annual Bald Eagle Appreciation Days
River City Mall / 300 Main Street
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email: info@keokukiowatourism.org


FEBRUARY

02/01/19 - 02/02/19     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

02/06/19     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

02/22/19     KEOKUK, IA
Heidi Riepe & Dr. Joel Brown Concert / The Grand Theatre / 26 N. 6th St.
7:30pm / $20.00
For more information, call (319) 524-2220 or (319) 795-1413


 
MARCH


03/06/19     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

04/03/19     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

04/14/19     KEOKUK, IA
Quincy Symphony Orchestra Concert / The Grand Theatre / 26 N. 6th St.
$20.00 / 3:00pm
For more information, call (319) 524-2220 or (319) 795-1413


04/20/19     KEOKUK, IA
Mississippi Rat Pak Car Club Cruise Nite
Walmart Parking Lot / 300 N. Park Dr. / 5:00pm
For more information, call (319) 520-5133, (319) 524-5599 or email:  kenlowman2001@yahoo.com


 MAY
05/01/19     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

05/24/19     KEOKUK, IA

13th Annual Back Alley Bandfest
6pm - 9pm
For information, call (319) 524-5056, (319) 524-5599 or email: director@mainstreetkeokuk.com

05/25/19     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

05/27/19     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

06/01/19     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

06/05/19     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

06/07/19 - 06/08/19     KEOKUK, IA
Flea Market by the River
Southside Boat Club / 625 Mississippi Dr. / (06/07/19) - 4pm to 9pm / (06/08/19) - 9am to 4pm
For more information, call (319) 524-7122 or (319) 524-5599 or http://www.southsideboatclub.com


06/07/19 - 06/09/19     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

06/08/19     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

06/08/19     KEOKUK, IA
Keokuk Cars and Coffee
Southside Boat Club / 625 Mississippi Dr. / 9am to 12pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 520-8022 or (319) 524-5599 or email:  burninrubber860@gmail.com

06/14/19     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

06/14/19     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

 

06/15/19     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

06/15/19     KEOKUK, IA
Mississippi Rat Pak Car Club Cruise Nite
Walmart Parking Lot / 300 N. Park Dr. / 5:00pm
For more information, call (319) 520-5133, (319) 524-5599 or email:  kenlowman2001@yahoo.com


Lee County Speedway

06/21/19     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

06/22/19     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 Speedway

06/28/19     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

06/29/19     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

07/04/19     KEOKUK, IA

Independence Day Celebrations
Rand Park / Sponsored by the Keokuk Parks & Recreation Board
For information, call (319) 524-2050, ext. 105, (319) 524-5599 or email: apeevler@cityofkeokuk.org

07/06/19     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

07/06/19     HAMILTON, IL
Mississippi Rat Pak Car Club Show
For more information, call (319) 520-5133, (319) 524-5599 or email:  kenlowman2001@yahoo.com

07/13/19     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

07/20/19     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

07/20/19     KEOKUK, IA
Mississippi Rat Pak Car Club Cruise Nite
Walmart Parking Lot / 300 N. Park Dr. / 5:00pm
For more information, call (319) 520-5133, (319) 524-5599 or email:  kenlowman2001@yahoo.com

07/24/19 - 07/28/19     KAHOKA, MO

Clark County Fair
For information, call (319) 524-5599 or email directly on website


 AUGUST

08/8/19 - 08/11/19     WEST POINT, IA
Sweet Corn Festival
For information, call (319) 561-3292, (319) 524-5599 or email: wpcornfest@gmail.com

08/10/19     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

08/10/19     KEOKUK, IA
Keokuk Cars and Coffee
Southside Boat Club / 625 Mississippi Dr. / 9am to 12pm / Free Admission
For more information, call (319) 520-8022 or (319) 524-5599 or email:  burninrubber860@gmail.com

08/15/19 - 08/17/19     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

08/16/19 - 08/17/19     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

08/17/19     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

08/17/19     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

08/17/19     KEOKUK, IA
Mississippi Rat Pak Car Club Cruise Nite
Walmart Parking Lot / 300 N. Park Dr. / 5:00pm
For more information, call (319) 520-5133, (319) 524-5599 or email:  kenlowman2001@yahoo.com
 
08/22/19 - 08/25/19     KEOKUK, IA

Big Dam Street Festival
8th through 12th Streets on Johnson Street
For information, call (319) 520-5209 or (319) 524-5599 or email: staff@lakecooperfoundation.com

08/24/19     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

08/29/19 - 09/02/19     MT. PLEASANT, IA
Old Threshers' Reunion
For information, call (319) 385.8937, (319) 524-5599 or email: otadmin@oldthreshers.org

08/30/19 - 09/01/19     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



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