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October 2017

Oct 3rd » Keosauqua Farmers Market

The Keosauqua Farmers Market will have various vendors and even entertainment at times. The market will be held each Tuesday from 4:00--6:00 PM through October. Watch for further details.

Time:4:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:Keosauqua City Park 100 Van Buren Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Melissa Daugherty
Phone:319-293-8727
Email:MelissaDaugherty@vbch.org
Website:www.thehealthyvillages.com

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Oct 5th » Bonaparte Farmers Market

Produce, honey, baked goods, eggs, home-based businesses, crafts, flea market items, etc. Vendors vary week to week,

All vendors welcome. Free setup. 

Time:3:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:703 First St., Bonaparte, IA
Contact Person:Dustin Troutman
Phone:641-451-5294
Email:dustang966@yahoo.com

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Oct 5th » Harvest Moon Float

You will begin at the boat ramp near Paddle, Pedal & More in Bentonsport and float to Bonaparte. Lights will be provided for each boat. If it is cold they will still float down river. You will be shuttle back to Bentonsport at the end of the float. Please be there by 6pm to fill out the required paperwork. Layer clothing and wear a waterproof jacket and pants if possible. Kayak rental $25 / Canoe rental $30 / Tandem Kayak $45. Pre-registration is required and must be in by September 25th, to take part. Registration forms can be received by texting "Full Moon Float" with your email address to 641-919-9414. A registration form will be emailed to you.  The registration fee is $10 per person for those who rent their equipment. $15 per person for those who bring their own kayaks or canoes. Please, no youngsters under the age of four.

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Time:6:00pm
Location:Paddle, Pedal & More 21903 Hawk Dr. Bentonsport,IA
Contact Person:Sandra Dimmitt
Phone:319-592-3220
Email:sandidimmitt@mac.com

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Oct 7th » River Valley Lodge 6th Annual Horse & Tack Consignment Sale

There will be a riding horse preview.  Call Gary at 309-268-6948 or Terry at 309-657-1602 for more information.

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Location:River Valley Horsecamp & Lodge, 29080 Hawk Dr., Farmington, IA
Contact Person:River Valley Horsecamp & Lodge
Phone:319-878-3888
Website:http://www.rivervalleyhorsecamp.com

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Oct 7th » Breakfast on Main Street

Full hot breakfast for a free will donation.

Time:7:00am until 9:00am
Location:Bonaparte Opera House 103 Main St. Bonaparte, IA

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Oct 7th » Bentonsport Farmers Market

The Bentonsport Farmers Market will have fresh produce, homemade crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, jams, etc. The market will be held each Saturday from 10am-1pm through October.

Time:10:00am until 1:00pm
Location:Bentonsport, IA
Contact Person:Randy
Phone:641-919-8412

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Oct 10th » Keosauqua Farmers Market

The Keosauqua Farmers Market will have various vendors and even entertainment at times. The market will be held each Tuesday from 4:00--6:00 PM through October. Watch for further details.

Time:4:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:Keosauqua City Park 100 Van Buren Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Melissa Daugherty
Phone:319-293-8727
Email:MelissaDaugherty@vbch.org
Website:www.thehealthyvillages.com

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Oct 11th » All You Can Eat Buffet

Wednesday night All You Can Eat Buffet. Serving Fried Chicken and all the  fixins  tonight! Soft drink included.  Cash bar available! 

COST: Adults: $10.95 +tax, Children: $5.95+tax.

Time:5:00pm until 7:00pm
Location:Archie's Banquet Center 204 Cass Street Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Anna
Phone:319-293-3126
Email:office.uclandpros@gmail.com
Website:www.facebook.com/archiesbanquetcenter/

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Oct 12th » Bonaparte Farmers Market

Produce, honey, baked goods, eggs, home-based businesses, crafts, flea market items, etc.
Vendors vary week to week,

All vendors welcome. Free setup. 

Time:3:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:703 First St., Bonaparte, IA
Contact Person:Dustin Troutman
Phone:641-451-5294
Email:dustang966@yahoo.com

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Oct 13th - Oct 15th » Cowgirl Retreat

All Girls Weekend of fun!

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Location:River Valley Lodge 29080 Hawk Dr. Farmington, IA
Phone:319-878-3888

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Oct 14th - Oct 15th » Scenic Drive Festival

Countywide Festival with numerous events and activities planned in most of the Villages. Visit our Scenic Drive Festival webpage for all of the details.

Request a brochure to be MAILED to you, Click here.

DOWNLOAD Scenic Drive Festival Brochure.

Camping w/showers at VBC Fairgrounds $15/night w/elec.
 Reservations: 641-919-0566 Download Camping Registration

Vendor Applications:
Bentonsport
Keosauqua

Time:9:00am until 4:00pm
Location:Throughout Van Buren County, Iowa
Contact Person:Stacey Reese
Phone:319-293-7111
Email:info@villagesofvanburen.com
Website:http://villagesofvanburen.com/special-events/scenic-drive-festival.html

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Oct 14th » Bentonsport Farmers Market

The Bentonsport Farmers Market will have fresh produce, homemade crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, jams, etc. The market will be held each Saturday from 10am-1pm through October.

Time:10:00am until 1:00pm
Location:Bentonsport, IA
Contact Person:Randy
Phone:641-919-8412

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Oct 17th » Keosauqua Farmers Market

The Keosauqua Farmers Market will have various vendors and even entertainment at times. The market will be held each Tuesday from 4:00--6:00 PM through October. Watch for further details.

Time:4:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:Keosauqua City Park 100 Van Buren Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Melissa Daugherty
Phone:319-293-8727
Email:MelissaDaugherty@vbch.org
Website:www.thehealthyvillages.com

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Oct 19th » Bonaparte Farmers Market

Produce, honey, baked goods, eggs, home-based businesses, crafts, flea market items, etc. Vendors vary week to week,

All vendors welcome. Free setup. 

Time:3:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:703 First St., Bonaparte, IA
Contact Person:Dustin Troutman
Phone:641-451-5294
Email:dustang966@yahoo.com

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Oct 20th - Oct 22nd » Ranch Horse Show Series at River Valley Lodge

Ranch Horse Show Series - The 7th and FINAL of the 2017 series. High Point Year End Awards for each class April - October.  Camping available on grounds.  

Friday (starts at 7pm)

Kids Barrels, Jackpot Barrels, Open Ranch Riding, Novice Ranch Riding, Open Sort A, Cowgirl Sort, Open Sort B, Youth Sort, Kids Sort, +1 Sort, & Addemup Sort.

Saturday (10am)

Open Extreme Trail Competition & Novice Extreme Trail Competition

Saturday (starts at Noon)

Barrel Race, Kids Barrels, Ranch Rodeo, Open Ranch Riding, Novice Ranch Riding, Open Sort A, Cowgirl Sort, Open Sort B, +1 Sort, Youth Sort, Kids Sort, & Addemup Sort.

Sunday (starts at 11)

Youth and Ladies Breakaway, Open Breakaway, & Jackpot Team Roping

Download the flyer for more information.

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Time:7:00pm
Location:River Valley Horse Camp & Lodge, 29080 Hawk Dr., Farmington, IA
Contact Person:River Valley
Phone:319-878-3888
Website:http://www.rivervalleylodgeandcampground.com/

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Oct 21st » Bentonsport Farmers Market

The Bentonsport Farmers Market will have fresh produce, homemade crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, jams, etc. The market will be held each Saturday from 10am-1pm through October.

Time:10:00am until 1:00pm
Location:Bentonsport, IA
Contact Person:Randy
Phone:641-919-8412

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Oct 21st » Cantril's 6th Annual Halloween Spooktatular

Fun for the whole family!!  Hay rides, spider egg hunt, costume contest, Zombie walk, and more!!  Prizes awarded and refreshments served.

Time:2:30pm
Location:Waubonsie Park, 601 W. North St., Cantril, IA
Contact Person:Crystal
Phone:573-881-1607
Email:crystal.kauk@gmail.com

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Oct 22nd » Milton Christian Church Fellowship Lunch

Carry-in dinner following worship service. Every 4th Sunday. 

Time:11:30am until 1:00pm
Location:301 E. Oak St. Milton, IA
Contact Person:Paul Wells
Phone:319-397-2396
Website:www.facebook.com/miltoniachristianchurch/

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Oct 24th » Keosauqua Farmers Market

The Keosauqua Farmers Market will have various vendors and even entertainment at times. The market will be held each Tuesday from 4:00--6:00 PM through October. Watch for further details.

Time:4:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:Keosauqua City Park 100 Van Buren Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Melissa Daugherty
Phone:319-293-8727
Email:MelissaDaugherty@vbch.org
Website:www.thehealthyvillages.com

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Oct 25th » All You Can Eat Buffet

Wednesday night All You Can Eat Buffet. Serving Fried Chicken and all the fixins tonight! Soft drink included. Cash bar available! 

COST: Adults: $10.95 +tax, Children: $5.95+tax.

Time:5:00pm until 7:00pm
Location:Archie's Banquet Center 204 Cass Street Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Anna
Phone:319-293-3126
Email:office.uclandpros@gmail.com
Website:www.facebook.com/archiesbanquetcenter/

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Oct 26th » Bonaparte Farmers Market

Produce, honey, baked goods, eggs, home-based businesses, crafts, flea market items, etc. Vendors vary week to week,

All vendors welcome. Free setup. 

Time:3:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:703 First St., Bonaparte, IA
Contact Person:Dustin Troutman
Phone:641-451-5294
Email:dustang966@yahoo.com

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Oct 27th - Oct 29th » Spooky Halloween Retreat

Trail ride, dance, wine tasting, fun contests and much more!

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Location:River Valley Lodge 29080 Hawk Dr. Farmington, IA
Phone:319-878-3888

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Oct 28th » Bentonsport Farmers Market

The Bentonsport Farmers Market will have fresh produce, homemade crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, jams, etc. The market will be held each Saturday from 10am-1pm through October.

Time:10:00am until 1:00pm
Location:Bentonsport, IA
Contact Person:Randy
Phone:641-919-8412

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Oct 31st » Keosauqua Farmers Market

The Keosauqua Farmers Market will have various vendors and even entertainment at times. The market will be held each Tuesday from 4:00--6:00 PM through October. Watch for further details.

Time:4:00pm until 6:00pm
Location:Keosauqua City Park 100 Van Buren Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Melissa Daugherty
Phone:319-293-8727
Email:MelissaDaugherty@vbch.org
Website:www.thehealthyvillages.com

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