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Ongoing Events 2019

May 26th - Jul 4th » Van Buren County Bible Reading Marathon

Local Churches and Van Buren County residents will be joining the 98 other Iowa counties in reading the Bible out loud throughout the month of June. 

Everyone is welcome to join, just choose a book "Genesis to Revelation" read out loud, alone or with others.

For more information visit Van Buren County Iowa Bible Reading Facebook page or your local church.

Location:County Wide
Contact Person:Emily Wide
Phone:293-6352
Website:https://www.facebook.com/VBBible/

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July 2019

Jul 4th » Keosauqua Lions 4th of July Celebration

Have a blast with your family and friends this 4th of July!

The Keosauqua Lions will host an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake & Sausage breakfast from 7am-10:30am in the City Park. Lunch and snacks will be served all afternoon beginning at 11am.

Kids Pedal Pull, Kids Games, BINGO, Silver Mine, Bounce House, Kiddie Train and Live Music. Raffle drawing for cash prizes will be held prior to a spectacular Fireworks Display over the river at dusk. Don't miss all the fun this 4th of July!

Time:7:00am until 10:00pm
Location:Keosauqua City Park, 100 Van Buren St., Keosauqua, IA

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Jul 6th » Villages Folk School Classes

The Villages Folk School specializes in providing learning experiences in traditional arts and skills while drawing upon the uniqueness of each of the eleven historic Villages of Van Buren County Iowa. Classes are held in peaceful rural settings so students can return to a simpler time and witness the importance of the artisan in village-life. Pre-registration is required for classes.

Pre-registration is required for classes.
Register for July Classes

Location:809 1st St. Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Mel Stockwell
Phone:319-288-0047
Email:register@VillagesFolkSchool.com
Website:http://www.VillagesFolkSchool.com

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Jul 18th » Des Moines River Water Trail Event

"STAND UP PADDLEBOARD CLINIC"

Beat the heat and try something new this summer. You can reserve your hour session for some paddling as the day winds down. The session will open with directions from a certified instructor with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources then participants will be able to put their skills to the test on the water. Sessions will begin at 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm. Any participants under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. Paddle Boards, Canoes and Kayaks will be provided at no cost.

This is an official Des Moines River Water Trails event cosponsored by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Jefferson County Conservation. There is no cost for the clinic. Preregistration is required and participation is limited. 

Time:5:00pm until 6:30pm
Location:North Boat Ramp at Lake Suegma, Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Brittney Tiller
Phone:6414724421
Email:JCCBNaturalist@gmail.com

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Jul 19th - Jul 21st » Ranch Horse Show Series at River Valley Lodge

Ranch Horse Show Series - The fourth of the 2019 series. Jackpot sorting, roping, barrel racing, extreme trail course competition, wine tasting, dance, food concessions, and more. Camping available on grounds.  

For more information Download the 2019 Ranch Horse Show Series Schedule.

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

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Jul 20th » Villages Folk School Classes

The Villages Folk School specializes in providing learning experiences in traditional arts and skills while drawing upon the uniqueness of each of the eleven historic Villages of Van Buren County Iowa. Classes are held in peaceful rural settings so students can return to a simpler time and witness the importance of the artisan in village-life. Pre-registration is required for classes.

Pre-registration is required for classes.
Register for July Classes

Location:809 1st St. Keosauqua, IA
Contact Person:Mel Stockwell
Phone:319-288-0047
Email:register@VillagesFolkSchool.com
Website:http://www.VillagesFolkSchool.com

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Jul 22nd - Jul 29th » Van Buren County Fair

Enjoy a week of fun at the Van Buren County Fair! Featuring: Fair Queen Contest, 4-H and FFA exhibit all week, kiddie amusement rides, Pedal Pull, Open Show Exhibits and more. 

Location:Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 1 North, Keosauqua, IA
Email:vanburencountyfair@gmail.com
Website:http://www.vanburencountyfair.com/

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Jul 27th » Good Greef Speakeasy Dessert Theater

Enjoy a 1920’s-30’s music and skits dessert theater in the lower level of the Greef General Store. Audience can come dressed as flappers, upper crust, or a gangster. $15 per person and seating is limited. 

Doors open at 6:30pm, Show at 7pm. 
>>Get Your Tickets Now<<

Time:6:30pm
Location:Greef General Store, 21964 Hawk Dr., Bentonsport, IA.
Contact Person:Rhea Huddleston
Phone:641-233-7793
Email:rhuddleston58.54@gmail.com

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