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 May 7, 2016
Annual Art Exhibit
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ART COMPETITION
  VENUE: QUINCY ART CENTER

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Through May 15, 2016
Art Exhibit
QUINCY UNIVERSITY’S BACCALAUREATE EXHIBITION
  VENUE: QUINCY UNIVERSITY’S GRAY GALLERY

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  May 12 - May 15, 2016
May 20 - May 22, 2016

Monthly Community Play
COMMUNITY PLAY: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE

Quincy, IL
$$$$
   
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    Saturday, May 14, 2016
Annual Special Event
MAYHEM ON THE MISSISSIPPI 4K RACE

Fort Madison, IA
REGISTRATION FEE
   
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    Saturday, May 15, 2016
Annual Special Event
FRIENDS OF THE CASTLE SPRING OPEN HOUSE

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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    Saturday, May 21, 2016
Annual Charity Run/Walk
BRIDGE THE GAP TO HEALTH RUN/WALK

Quincy, IL
REGISTRATION FEE
   
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    Monday, May 30, 2016
Annual Special Event
MEMORIAL DAY PICNIC

Nauvoo, 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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Quincy, Illinois
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Quincy, Illinois
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Keokuk, Iowa
     



 
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