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October 2024

Oct 3rd - Oct 6th » River Valley Lodge & Horsecamp Events

If you like organized activities with a lot of fun, then come on out and join River Valley for their special events! Open to anyone who like to watch or participate.

  • Oct 3-6 ~ BFMFRW (Bentler Family Memorial Fall Ride Weekend)
  • Oct 4-6 ~ Cornerstone Fellowship Ministry Cowgirl Retreat
  • Oct 5 ~ Lockridge Rough Riders Fun Show

Download the 2024 Schedule of Events for more information

Location:River Valley Lodge and Horsecamp
29080 Hawk Dr.
Farminton, IA 52626
Phone:319-878-3888
Website:http://www.rivervalleyhorsecamp.com

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Oct 11th - Oct 13th » Scenic Drive Festival

The Scenic Drive Festival is a Countywide Festival with numerous events and activities planned in most of the Villages. Featuring arts and crafts vendors, antique vendors, art shows, music, garage sales, kid's entertainment, a parade, car and motorcycle show, food, and more activities throughout the Villages. 

Be sure to check the website for the most current updates!

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2024 Vendor Applications:

By Bonaparte Businesses: Call 641-919-0882
Morris Park: Call 319-759-1975

Make your lodging reservations now!
Van Buren County Fairground Camping 
Other Camping in Van Buren County 

Location:Throughout Van Buren County, Iowa
Contact Person:Villages of Van Buren
Phone:319-293-7111
Email:info@villagesofvanburen.com
Website:https://villagesofvanburen.com/special-events/scenic-drive-festival.html

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Oct 11th - Oct 13th » River Valley Lodge & Horsecamp Events

If you like organized activities with a lot of fun, then come on out and join River Valley for their special events! Open to anyone who like to watch or participate.

  • Oct 11 ~ Ron Wallace Barrel Racing Series
  • Oct 11-13 ~  Wright's Donkey Sorting Series and Barrel Racing Finals
  • Oct 11-13 ~ Finals of the River Valley Trail Challenge Series

Download the 2024 Schedule of Events for more information

Location:River Valley Lodge and Horsecamp
29080 Hawk Dr.
Farminton, IA 52626
Phone:319-878-3888
Website:http://www.rivervalleyhorsecamp.com

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Oct 12th » 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 a peaceful rural setting, 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 October Classes

Location:Villages Folk School
809 1st St.
Keosauqua, IA 52565
Contact Person:Mel Stockwell
Phone:319-288-0047
Email:villagesfolkschool@gmail.com
Website:http://www.VillagesFolkSchool.com

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Oct 18th - Oct 20th » Ranch Horse Show Series at River Valley Lodge

Ranch Horse Show Series - The finals of the 2024 series. Jackpot sorting, team roping, barrel racing, dance, food concessions, and more. 
Camping is available on the grounds.  
 
Location:River Valley Horsecamp & Lodge
29080 Hawk Dr.
Farminton, IA 52626
Contact Person:River Valley Horsecamp & Lodge
Phone:319-878-3888
Website:http://www.rivervalleylodgeandcampground.com/

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Oct 19th » 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 a peaceful rural setting, 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 October 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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Oct 19th » 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 a peaceful rural setting, 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 October 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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Oct 25th - Oct 27th » Spooky Halloween Retreat Weekend

Trail ride, dance, wine tasting, fun contests and much more!

Download the 2024 Schedule of Events for more information.

Location:River Valley Horsecamp & Lodge
29080 Hawk Dr.
Farmington, IA 52626
Contact Person:River Valley Horsecamp & Lodge
Phone:319-878-3888
Website:http://www.rivervalleylodgeandcampground.com/

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