Scenic Drive Festival- Oct. 11-13, 2019

Scenic Drive Festival- Oct. 11-13, 2019

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BENTONSPORT

SATURDAY ONLY

Nauvoo on the Road 10am-4pm. Pioneer demonstrations. 

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Riverfest 10am-5pm. Antiques, flea market & craft show, mums, food vendors, Amish baked goods and leather. Pottery, rug weaving, blacksmithing and artist demonstrations. 

Indian Artifact Museum 10am-5pm. Impressive display of artifacts. No admission fee. 21929 Des Moines St.

44th Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Festival Riverside Park, Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm. Fine artisans demonstrating and selling their creations along the Rose Garden. There will be live music at the gazebo. 

If you would like to be a vendor in Bentonsport 

BIRMINGHAM

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Trash & Treasure Sale Sat. 8am-5pm and Sun. 9am-4pm. 
Wide selection of garage sale & flea market items, antiques and collectibles for sale. Lunch will be provided 11am-1pm, both days by the Birmingham Lions Club. Birmingham City Park, 331 E. Main St. 

BONAPARTE

FRIDAY & SATURDAY
 
Amish Dinner Buffet 5-7:30pm Sunrise Bakery, 21913 White Ave. Seniors: $9, Adults: $11, Children 5-12: $5.50, Under 4: Free. Bakery Hours: 9am-6pm.
 
FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY
 
Bonaparte Fall Festival Fri.-Sun. 9am-5pm. Variety of vendors, citywide garage sales, BCIA Gun Show, Local shops & businesses will be open.
 
Bonaparte Retreat Lunch daily: 11am-1pm & Dinner served at 5pm (Mon.-Sat.) Closed Sunday evening. Enjoy a hearty meal in a truly unique atmosphere. 713 1st St.
 
BCIA Gun Show Fri. 5-9pm, Sat. 9am-5pm & Sun. 9am-2pm. Buy - Sell - Trade. Modern & antique guns. Knives, jewelry, pens, Wake Foundation Gun Raffle, shooting tent for children (pellet guns). Restrooms and food provided on premises. Admission $5.00, under 10 free. Former elementary school, 602 8th St.
 
SATURDAY ONLY
 
Bonaparte Fire Dept. Luncheon is having a free will donation luncheon 10am-?. Serving Maid-rites, chips & drink, at the fire station. 608 2nd St. 
 
Soup Luncheon 11am-1pm. $7 per person, all you can eat. Former elementary building cafeteria, 602 8th St.
 
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
 
Historic Bonaparte Pottery 10am-5pm. Free tours of Iowa's only remaining pottery site, demonstrations, gift shop/museum & more. 411 First St.  

CANTRIL

SATURDAY
 
Dutchman's Store 8am-5pm. Mennonite Bake Sale 8am-? Ol'Fashion General Store with bulk food, fresh produce, deli counter, fall flowers, pumpkins, gourds, hard-to-find goods, quilter's paradise! 103 Division St.

DOUDS

SATURDAY ONLY
 
Lunch Box Café 11am-7pm. Enjoy a tasty meal, known for their famous bigfoot Tenderloins, texas tators & ribeye steak sandwich. 14191 Hwy 98.

FARMINGTON

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY

"Collective Goods" Book Fair Fri.5-8pm, Sat. 8am-9pm, Sun. 9am-2pm. There will be a book fair at the Bridge Cafe, 101 Olive St. All proceeds goes to "Christmas for Kids".

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Live Music, Crafts & Food Vendors at shelterhouse Sat. 8am-4pm & Sun. 8am-4pm. 101 Front St.

Pioneer Historical Museum Open House Special. Sat. 9am-4pm & Sun. 12-4pm. Learn the fascinating history about the Honey War, artifacts & souvenirs. 205 S. 4th St. (Next to Casey's)

2nd Annual Quilt Show Sat. 9am-4pm & Sun. 12-4pm. View and vote on numerous quilts, bake sale & crafts. Hwy. 2 & 4th St.

KEOSAUQUA

Camping w/showers At VBC Fairgrounds 
$15/night w/elec. Reservations: Call 641-919-0566 or
 Download Camping Registration 
 
FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY
 
Keosauqua Public Library will host a book sale starting Fri. 1-5pm, Sat. 9am-5pm and Sun. 11am-2pm. 100’s of books for all ages for a free will offering. 608 1st St. (inside the library). 

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Keosauqua Lions’ Pancake & Sausage Breakfast 7-10am. Adults: $7, 5-10: $4 & 0-4: Free. All-you-can-eat Pancake & sausage breakfast with drinks. Keosauqua City Park, 100 Van Buren St.

Keosauqua Rotary Grand Parade Line-up is at 8am at the High School (503 Henty St.). The parade will start at 10am. 2019 Theme is "Celebrate, Connect, Inspire State Parks." The 2019 Grand Marshals will be Justin & Kim Pedretti.

Vendors, Crafts & Food Sat. 8am-5pm & Sun. 9am-4pm. You won’t want to miss all the vendors and awesome crafts at the Senior Center, 801 Front St.

Craft Vendors & Baked Goods Sat. 8am-5:30pm & Sun. 10am-4pm. There will be a variety of arts, crafts & baked goods in the new Keosauqua Fire Dept. 20644 Hwy. 1 N.

City of Keosauqua Fall Festival Sat. 9am-5pm & Sun. 10am-4pm. There will be a variety of craft, food vendors & more. Location: Downtown Keosauqua, Roberts Memorial Building & Fairgrounds, Hwy. 1 N.

Pearson House Museum Complex 9am-4pm. Tours and demonstrations, fiber arts and crafts, Pioneer Settlers lifestyle and tour guides will be dressed in period clothing. Activities for children include "make & take" candle dipping, lawn croquet, spelling bee, one room school house and recess games. Enjoy old time music by the "Galvinators Band" at 2pm. No admission fee, but donations appreciated for ongoing premises preservation. 718 Dodge St. 

Chili Cookoff & Ranch Rodeo Put your famous chili recipe to the test beginning at 5:30pm. Stay around after the cookoff and enjoy the Ranch Rodeo beginning at 7pm. Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 1 North.

SUNDAY ONLY

13th Annual Fall Run & Trail Walk 9am. 5K, 10K or 2-mile trail walk. $25 per person. Register at Lacey-Keosauqua State Park Lodge 8:15am. Pre-register for $20 at www.keosauqua.com.

Fall Festival Car & Motorcycle Show 12-3pm, on First Street. Welcoming all classic and unique cars, trucks & motorcycles. Registration is from 10am-12pm and the cost is $15. 

Pearson House Museum Complex 1-4pm. Tours of "Underground Railroad Station", oldest one-room schoolhouse in Van Buren County, Pioneer settlers log cabin and circuit-riding preacher church service at 1pm. 718 Dodge St. 

If you would like to be a vendor in Keosauqua

LEBANON

SATURDAY ONLY

Amish School Breakfast & Bake Sale 7:30am-12pm. Free-will donation. Homemade biscuits & sausage gravy, pancakes. Scrambled eggs, sausage, drinks. Located at Lebanon; Jct. V64 & J40.

Bloom and Bark Farm 9am-5pm. Watch artisans at work, glass blowing, demonstrations, clay oven bread baking, arts, crafts, baked goods and more. 18517 Rte. J40. (4 m. West of Keosauqua)

13th Anniversary Sale at Yoder’s Indian Creek Furniture 8am-5pm. FREE coffee and donuts all day. Door prizes with a glider rocker as the grand prize! 10% off all items purchased or ordered, 10% off all outdoor poly and wood furniture in stock ONLY and 15% off wind chimes. 22769 Rte. V64 Milton. 

MILTON

SATURDAY ONLY
 
Milton Creamery 8am-5pm. Free Samples of over 20+ flavors of locally made cheeses and fresh curds. 202 East Hwy. 2.
 
Tractor, Truck, Motorcycle & Car Show 9am-5pm.  Restored or unrestored trucks, tractors, cars and small flywheel engine, Needlecraft display in the sanctuary. "The Sonshine Band" concert will begin at 1pm. No admission fee. Christian Church, 301 E. Oak St.
 
Grandma’s Homemade Chicken Noodle Dinner 11:30am-1:30pm. Enjoy homemade Chicken & noodles or beef & noodles, with real mashed potatoes. $10 for Adults and $5 twelve and under. There will also be homegrown sweet corn and green beans. Let’s not forget about the homemade dinner rolls and a variety of yummy salads and desserts with lemonade, tea, and coffee. Come for tractor show and stay to eat! Milton Christian Church, 301 E. Oak St.

STOCKPORT / MORRIS PARK

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY

“Experience the West Adventure” at Morris Park (5.5 m. N. & E. of Stockport)
Fri.: Fish fry at 5 O’clock, Sat 7am: Cowboy coffee & breakfast. Sat. 5p: Cowboy Chili. Sun. 10a: Cowboy Church All day Sat. & Sun.: Free guided tours of an original log cabin, one room schoolhouse, and barn filled with antique farm machinery and historical artifacts. There will be Indian fry bread, “cowpatty” treats, entertainment, scarecrow contest, tractor rides and draft horse pull.  Several exhibits and demonstrations will be happening including ancient iron, flintknappers & several others. 10938 Timber Rd.

SATURDAY ONLY
Free tours 10am-4pm

Peavine Line Depot Museum You’ll find railroad memorabilia from the C.B. & Q. Railroad and the Peavine Line that ran from Ft. Madison to Ottumwa. Be sure to check out the Freedom Rock next to the museum.