Villages of Van Buren - Event Calendar
Discover fun things to do all year long!
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.
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
Fun for the whole family!! Hay rides, spider egg hunt, costume contest, Zombie walk, and more!! Prizes awarded and refreshments served.
A musical variety program, featuring area talent. Hosted at the 1855 Bentonsport Presbyterian Church. The building's natural acoustics makes this annual fall event a special treat. A freewill donation goes toward building maintenance and preservation.
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.
Produce, honey, baked goods, eggs, home-based businesses, crafts, flea market items, etc. Vendors vary week to week,
All vendors welcome. Free setup.
The basement of the former Bonaparte School Building has been transformed into the "School of the Depraved". Come prepared to be scared "spitless" in the "Hellway." Age 12+ recommended. Anyone under 12, please be accompanied by an adult unless you are fearless! Roasting your own hotdogs/marshmallows and a hayride also available on Saturday evening the 28th. Young kids' games in the gymnasium also on Saturday evening, along with their own haunted house. $10.00 per person. Oct. 26th & 30th 7-10pm. Oct. 27th & 28th 7-11pm. Will not be open Oct. 29th or 31st.
Friday, October 27th
Keosauqua Chamber Safe Stops - Trunk or Treat: 4:30-5:30pm
Saturday, October 28th
Bentonsport Shops: 12:30-2pm
Monday, October 30th
Tuesday, October 31st
Join the fun at the Howl-O-Ween parade in Bentonsport at 11am. Prizes will be given for the best owner and dog costume. Lunch will be served in The Shelter House from 12-1pm. For more information or to register contact Pat McLeland at 319-288-1042.
Trick or Treating for children will be from 12:30-2pm at the Bentonsport shops.