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Ongoing Events 2021

Jul 19th - Jul 26th » Van Buren County Fair

Enjoy a week of fun at the Van Buren County Fair! Featuring: Fair Queen Contest, 4-H and FFA exhibits all week long & more!

Location:Van Buren County Fairgrounds
Hwy. 1 North
Keosauqua, IA 52565
Email:vanburencountyfair@gmail.com
Website:https://www.vanburencountyfairia.com/fair-schedule?fbclid=IwAR1I5ntjM-C9EmA4oKYGxIFIAM2Vl3k9rpzNyvk3zUcuk6DWr1jTPw4WG_s

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July 2021

Jul 21st - Jul 23rd » Paint The Fair

Some of the best painters in the tri-state region will gather to compete for cash and prizes in the 5th annual Villages Folk School’s plein air competition “Paint The Fair”. Wednesday is a painters’ workshop on the fairgrounds, Thursday, painters disperse across the county to paint in outdoor settings. Friday, painters work on the grounds with judging and public exhibit/reception at 5pm under the grandstands. Paintings will be for sale.

Location:Van Buren County Fairgrounds
20497 Hwy. 1 North
Keosauqua, IA 52565
Contact Person:Mel
Phone:319-288-0047
Website:http://VillagesFolkSchool.com

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Jul 24th » 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:Villages Folk School
809 1st St.
Keosauqua, IA 52565
Contact Person:Mel Stockwell
Phone:319-288-0047
Email:register@VillagesFolkSchool.com
Website:http://www.VillagesFolkSchool.com

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Jul 31st » Downtown After Sundown

Come enjoy a summer night in Downtown Bonaparte!

All of the shops will be open throughout the evening.
Corn Hole Games, Inflatables for Kids, Hot Rocks & Chalk drawing. 

4-8pm Ice Cream Social in the Opera House
Served by the Bonaparte United Church
Menu: Creamed Chicken or Maidrite Sandwich meal. Variety of Ice Cream and Desserts,

5pm  Street Dance 
Music by: 
Dusty Ramblers 
Beer Garden- hosted by the Bonaparte Community Improvement Associ. 

 7-9pm BINGO in the Opera House

Time:4:00pm until 9:00pm
Location:Downtown Bonaparte
803 1st St.
Bonaparte, IA 52620
Contact Person:Holly Richardson
Phone:319-592-3400
Email:clerk@cityofbonaparte.com

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