Calendar of Events
for the Western Illinois
& Iowa Missouri Border Region
   
We regularly update this calendar to provide you with up to date information on a variety of events that take place in the Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri Tri-State Area. Changes are made when we gather more information or when we learn of an event. If you know of an event that you would like to see posted contact the webmaster. We hope you enjoy the events you choose to attend. 
   
  Through September 17, 2016
Art Exhibits
YEAR OF MERCY & PORTRAIT INVITATIONAL
  VENUE: QUINCY ART CENTER

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Thursday, August 25, 2016
Annual Special Event
CHAMBERSBURG CHRISTIAN CHURCH CHICKEN DINNER

Chambersburg, IL
$$$$
   
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  Friday, August 26, 2016
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 27, 2016
Local Fishing Tournament
CABELA’S KING KAT TOURNAMENT TRAIL

Quincy, IL
$$$$ & FREE
   
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  August 27 - August 28, 2018
Annual Community Festival
PERRY PIONEER DAYS

Perry, IL
FREE
   
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  September 1 - September 3, 2016
Annual Community Festival
PITTSFIELD FALL FESTIVAL

Pittsfield, IL
FREE
   
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  September 2 - September 4, 2016
Annual Special Event
NAUVOO GRAPE FESTIVAL

Nauvoo, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  September 3 - September 4, 2016
Annual Car Show
FESTIVAL ON WHEELS CAR SHOW

Nauvoo, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  Monday, September 5, 2016
Annual Special Event
LABOR DAY PARADE

Keokuk, IA
FREE
   
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  September 7 - September 10, 2016
Annual Special Event
TRI-STATE RODEO

Fort Madison, IA
$$$$
   
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  September 9 - September 10, 2016
Annual Community Festival
NEW CANTON HARVEST FESTIVAL

New Canton, IL
FREE
   
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  September 9 - September 11, 2016
September 16 - September 18, 2016

Monthly Community Play
ALMOST MAINE

Quincy, IL
$$$$
   
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    Saturday, September 10, 2016
Annual Charity Walk
WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S

Quincy, IL
REGISTRATION FEE
   
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    Saturday, September 10, 2016
Annual Special Event
FRONTIER SETTLEMENT DAY

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  September 10 - September 11, 2016
Annual History Event
SIEGE OF 1812 WEEKEND

Fort Madison, IA
$$$$
   
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  September 15 - September 17, 2016
Annual Special Event
MEXICAN FIESTA

Fort Madison, IA
FREE
   
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  September 16 - September 18, 2016
Annual Community Festival
GRIGGSVILLE APPLE FESTIVAL

Griggsville, IL
FREE
   
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  September 16 - September 18, 2016
Annual Community Festival
CLARK COUNTY MULE FESTIVAL

Kahoka, MO
$$$$
   
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    September 16 - September 18, 2016
Annual Special Event
QUINCY CLASSIC BOAT & OUTBOARD SHOW

Quincy, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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    Saturday, September 17, 2016
Annual Art Festival
QUINCY ART CENTER ARTFEST

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, September 17, 2016
Annual Community Festival
QUINCY MUSEUM FOLK LIFE FESTIVAL

Quincy, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturday, September 17, 2016
Annual Community Festival
FALL FESTIVAL

Donnellson, IA
FREE
   
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  September 23 - September 24, 2016
Annual Community Festival
MILTON CORN CARNIVAL

Milton, IL
FREE
   
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    September 23 - September 25, 2016
Annual Special Event
GEODE FEST

Hamilton, IL
$$$$
   
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    September 24 - September 25, 2016
Annual Special Event
GREAT RIVER GRAPE ESCAPE

Quincy, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  September 29 - October 1, 2016
Annual Community Festival
BARRY APPLE FESTIVAL

Barry, IL
FREE
   
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  Pike County, Illinois 
Pike County offers a variety of events throughout the year including a Civil War reenactment, the Western Illinois Fair, and the popular Fall Color Drive. Most communities in Pike County have an annual celebration where the town come together for some old fashioned fun.
  Adams & Hancock Counties, Illinois
Events in Adams County center on the river city of Quincy which has a number of events in all seasons including art fairs, historical events, and festivals along the riverfront. There are also a series of events centered around the historical windmill in Golden. In Hancock County the Nauvoo Pageant is three weeklong event and the Nauvoo Grape Festival has become a Labor Day tradition and is one of the oldest festivals in West Central Illinois.
  Lee County, Iowa & Lewis and Clark Counties, Missouri
Lee County is host to a variety of events occurring throughout the year. Bald Eagles are the spotlight in January and a large Civil War reenactment is held every April. The warmer months brings a blues festival on the river, numerous 4th of July activities, hot air balloons, and a popular sweet corn festival. Fall is the time for Tri-State Rodeo, an independent film festival, and an apple festival. Whatever time you visit Lee County you’ll be sure to find something to do. Lewis and Clark Counties offer events one would typically expect of small rural Mid-America counties.
   
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