Villages of Van Buren - Event Calendar
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Ongoing Events 2022
The community of Eldon, Iowa, home of the little white house in Grant Wood’s most famous painting American Gothic, celebrates Gothic Days the second weekend every June. This year the American Gothic House Center invites students from area school districts as well as the general public to participate in their annual amateur art contest.
Reservations are not required for this event. Drop off your original artwork at the American Gothic House Center May 2- 27.
Ranch Horse Show Series - The Second of the 2022 series. Jackpot sorting, roping, barrel racing, dance, food, and more.
Camping is available on the grounds.
Join the Villages Folk School at their Annual Memorial Day Weekend BBQ!
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.
Bring your lawn chair and join the fun under the BIG TENT in the Keosauqua City Park!
The Keosauqua Lions will be serving an All-You-Can-Eat pancake and sausage breakfast for a free-will donation.
Proceeds will help fund scholarships for VBCCHS students and other Lions Club projects.
Bentonsport Historic District will be having its annual Spring Flea Market and Craft Show during the Memorial weekend.
All the shops will be open and a variety of vendors will be set up along Riverside Park. There will be food, crafts, antiques, blacksmithing and other demonstrations all weekend.
Memorial Day Services
Enjoy a day full of fun, drinks, food and music with the whole family at the Riverfront Amphitheater!
Enjoy an evening program of music and stories honoring all Veterans who gave their lives to protect our country.
No admission fee. Everyone welcome.