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May 2017

May 26th - May 28th » Bonaparte Spring Festival Sales Event & City Wide Yard Sales

A variety of vendors will be set up in the Bonaparte Mercantile Parking Lot. City-Wide Yard Sales throughout the weekend.  And the Bonaparte Alumni Banquet will be held as well. City-wide yard sales throughout the town.

Time:9:00am until 5:00pm
Location:Downtown Bonaparte, 703 1st St., Bonaparte, IA
Contact Person:Dustin

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May 26th » Villages Folk School Annual Spring Lawn Party

Join the Villages Folk School and their many talented artists at their Annual Memorial Day Weekend BBQ!  Enjoy Bailey's BBQ Brisket or Pulled Pork and their custom sauces, along with homemade salads and cookies. There will be a Plein Air Quick Paint Contest through the Van Buren County Arts Council.  Participants must register in advance for the outdoor painting contest. Several local artisan-made items will be auctioned off throughout the evening.  Bring your lawn chair and join the fun under the BIG TENT near the Keosauqua Bridge!

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Location:Riverfront Park, Kesoauqua, IA
Contact Person:Mel

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May 26th » All You Can Eat Buffet

Friday night All You Can Eat Buffet. Serving Fried Fish with all of the fixins' tonight. Soft drink included.  Cash bar available!  

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

Time:5:00pm until 7:30pm
Location:Archie's Banquet Center 204 Cass Street Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Anna

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May 27th » Memorial/Alumni Breakfast

Keosauqua Lions serve an All-You-Can-Eat pancake and sausage breakfast for a free will donation.

Time:7:00am until 10:00am
Location:Riverfront Park Keosauqua, IA

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May 27th - May 28th » Bentonsport Flea Market & Craft Show

Bentonsport Historic District will be haveing its annual Spring Flea Market and Craft Show during the Memorial weekend. A variety of vendors set up along Riverside Park. Music with John Boyer, Amish Fried Pies & Ice Cream. Food vendors on-site and artist demos throughout the weekend. The Mason House Inn will be selling fudge, crafts and Usborne Books. Bentonsport Quilt company, Paddle, Historic Greef General Store and Pedal & More will be open. Indian Artifact Museum will offer free museum tours.

Time:10:00am until 5:00pm
Location:Downtown Bentonsport
Contact Person:Greef General Store

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May 28th » Keosauqua Music Festival

Come join us for an afternoon and evening full of fun, drinks, food, and great music!! Fun for the whole family! No cost just free will donation. T-shirts and Koozies for sale. All proceeds donated to the Ferguson Sports Complex. The bands are INQUIRE WITHIN 11am, WILD WILD WEST 12pm, Steve & Michaela from- Jefferson County Green Band 2pm, Van & the Movers 4pm, The Boys 6pm, and MATERIAL GIRL 8pm.

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Sponsored by the City/Sports Complex Committee. 

Location:Riverfront Park Keosauqua, IA

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May 29th » Milton Lions Memorial Day Lunch

Milton Lions Club will sponsor this full meal with desserts. 

Time:11:30am until 1:00pm
Location:Milton American Legion Bldg. 3201 N. Main St. Milton, Iowa

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May 29th » Douds Memorial Day Service

Douds American Legion and Auxiliary Memorial day Service. Potluck dinner at 6:00. Memorial Day Service begins at 7:00pm followed by the traditional walk to the Des Moines River bridge.

Location:Douds Community Center Main St. Douds, IA
Contact Person:Sandra Gire

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May 30th » 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 beginning May 16th 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

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