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 July 31, 2015
Art Exhibit
RED, WHITE & BLUE TRUE
 
VENUE: FORT MADISON AREA ARTS ASSOCIATION

Fort Madison, IA
FREE
   
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  July 4 - July 5, 2015
Annual Fourth of July Festivities
HISTORIC FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Fort Madison, IA
$$$$
   
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  Sunday, July 5, 2015
Annual Special Event
ANNUAL GARDEN TOUR

Fort Madison, IA
FREE
   
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  July 7 - August 1, 2015
Annual Special Event
THE NAUVOO PAGEANT

Nauvoo, IL
FREE
   
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    July 8 - July 12, 2015
Annual County Fair
LEE COUNTY FAIR

Donnellson, IA
$$$$
   
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    July 8 - July 12, 2015
Annual County Fair
LEWIS COUNTY FAIR

Lewistown, MO
$$$$
   
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  Friday, July 10, 2015
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  July 10 - July 11, 2015
Annual Community Festival
PIKE COUNTY PIG DAYS

Pittsfield, IL
FREE
   
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  July 16 - July 19, 2015
Annual County Fair
PIKE COUNTY FAIR

Pleasant Hill, IL
$$$$
   
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  July 16 - July 19, 2015
July 23 - July 26, 2015

Monthly Community Play
COMMUNITY PLAY: MARY POPPINS: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL

Quincy, IL
$$$$
   
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  July 18 - September 19, 2015
Art Exhibits
BIENNIAL QUAD-STATE EXHIBITION
  VENUE: QUINCY ART CENTER

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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    Sunday, July 19, 2015
Annual Special Event
SWEET CORN DINNER

Golden, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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    July 22 - July 26, 2015
Annual County Fair
HANCOCK COUNTY FAIR

Augusta, IL
$$$$
   
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    July 22 - July 26, 2015
Annual County Fair
CLARK COUNTY FAIR

Kahoka, MO
$$$$
   
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  Friday, July 24, 2015
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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    July 29 - August 4, 2015
Annual County Fair
ADAMS COUNTY FAIR

Mendon, IL
$$$$
   
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    Saturday, August 1, 2015
Monthly Special Event
HISTORIC WALKING TOUR: AN ART DECO MASTERPIECE

Quincy, IL
$$$$
   
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  August 1 - August 2, 2015
Annual Historical Event
RIFLES, RAPTORS & RE-ENACTORS

Fort Madison, IA
$$$$
   
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  August 6 - August 9, 2015
Annual Community Festival
SWEET CORN FESTIVAL

West Point, IA
FREE
   
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  August 7 - August 8, 2015
Annual Community Festival
BAYLIS HIGHPOINT GLORY DAYS FESTIVAL

Baylis, IL
FREE
   
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    August 7 - August 9, 2015
Annual Special Event
WESTERN ILLINOIS THRESHERS

Hamilton, IL
$$$$
   
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    August 13 - August 15, 2015
Annual Community Festival
WATERMELON FESTIVAL

Montrose, IA
FREE
   
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    Friday, August 14, 2015
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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    August 14 - August 15, 2015
Annual Musical Festival
ROLLIN' ON THE RIVER BLUES FEST

Keokuk, IA
$$$$
   
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    August 14 - August 15, 2015
Annual Community Festival
HULL TOWN PICNIC

Hull, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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    Saturday, August 15, 2015
Annual Community Festival
VIN FIZ FESTIVAL

Nebo, IL
FREE
   
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    Saturday, August 22, 2015
Annual Special Event
RIVERVIEW GAMES

Fort Madison, IA
FREE & $$$$
   
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    Saturday, August 22, 2015
Annual Special Event
BIG BUCKLE BASH

Fort Madison, IA
$$$$
   
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    August 22 - August 23, 2015
Annual Community Festival
PERRY PIONEER DAYS

Perry, IL
FREE
   
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    Friday, August 28, 2015
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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    Saturday, August 29, 2015
Local Fishing Tournament
CABELA’S KING KAT TOURNAMENT TRAIL

Quincy, IL
$$$$ & FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 29, 2014
Annual Special Event
5K FUND RAISER

Carthage, IL
REGISTRATION FEE
   
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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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