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February 2024

Feb 3rd » 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 February Classes

Location: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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Feb 3rd » Grant Wood's Birthday Afternoon Celebration for Kids

Join the American Gothic House Center as they celebrate Grant Wood's birthday! 

FREE birthday scavenger hunt for school-aged children. Come to the American Gothic House Center (AGHC), get an official scavenger hunt form, find the answers in the gallery, and turn it in. Each participant will receive a birthday gift bag while supplies last. All children must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over. No preregistration is necessary. 

This portion of the birthday celebration is intended for school-aged kids and their parents or guardians.

The American Gothic House Center will be closed to the public until 1:00 p.m. on this day. Scavenger hunt forms will not be distributed until 2:00 p.m.

Time:2:00pm until 3:00pm
Location:American Gothic House Center
300 American Gothic St
Eldon, IA 52554
Contact Person:Cari Nicely
Phone:641-652-3352
Email:theamericangothichouse@gmail.com
Website:https://americangothichouse.org/upcoming-events

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Feb 10th » 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 February Classes

Location: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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Feb 10th » 2nd Annual Mad Hatter's Tea Party!

Get your reservation and have dessert with an Author!

Join up to 4 authors for an afternoon with variety of teas, Desserts, and they will be reading from their most current books! There will be Door Prizes and be sure to wear a vintage or silly hats.

Authors will have books for purchase and book signings available.

RSVP: texting 641-233-7793, Calling 319-592-3579, Facebook Messenger or Email: rhuddleston58.54@gmail.com
$16 per person

Time:1:00pm until 2:15pm
Location:The Stone House
26985 Route J40
Bentonsport, IA 52565
Contact Person:Rhea Huddleston
Phone:319-592-3579
Email:rhuddleston58.54@gmail.com
Website:https://www.facebook.com/events/1066628247899414?ref=newsfeed

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Feb 23rd » Milton America Legion #483 Soup Supper

5 varieties of All-You-Can-Eat Soup with a delicious dessert for a free-will offering! There will also be a raffle drawling for a rifle, custom-made knife, Iron & Lace pottery, and gift certificate.

Serving soup at 5pm, till soup is gone.
Tickets can be purchased at the Annual Soup Supper or by calling Bill (319-331-4286). 

Time:5:00pm
Location:Milton Legion Hall
320 N Main St.
Milton, IA 52570
Contact Person:Bill
Phone:319-331-4286
Email:billybobsully@yahoo.com

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Feb 24th » Birmingham Homecoming Fish/Chicken Supper

Yum, Dine in or carry-out!

Enjoy a fish/chicken supper from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Serving: fish fillets, chicken strips, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, baked beans, various desserts, and drinks.

Cost: $13.00 and Children 6 and under eat free.

Proceeds will be used to finance the 2024 Homecoming event May 31, June 1 and June 2.

Time:5:00pm until 6:45pm
Location:Birmingham Lions Club
110 N, Cross St.
Birmingham, IA 52535
Contact Person:Harry Anderson
Phone:319-288-0727
Email:hjbla@netins.net
Website:http://hjbla@netins.net

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Feb 29th - Mar 1st » 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 March 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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