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 December 26, 2016
Annual Holiday Event
CITY OF CHRISTMAS

Keokuk, IA
FREE
   
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  Through December 31, 2016
Annual Holiday Event
PARADE OF LIGHTS FLOAT DISPLAY

Fort Madison, IA
FREE
   
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  Through January 12, 2017
Art Exhibit
MARY S. OAKLEY - LEE LINDSAY ARTIST SHOWCASE
  VENUE: QUINCY ART CENTER

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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    December 8 - December 11, 2016
December 16 - December 18, 2016

Monthly Community Play
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

Quincy, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturday, December 10, 2016
Annual Holiday Event
CHRISTMAS AT THE LANDING

Montrose, IA
FREE
   
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  Saturday December 10, 2016
Annual Holiday Festival
CHRISTMAS TIME IN BARRY

Barry, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, December 10, 2016
Friday, December 16, 2016
Saturday, December 22, 2016

Annual Holiday Event
CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT TOURS

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  January 21 - January 22, 2017
Annual Nature Activity
BALD EAGLE APPRECIATION DAYS

Keokuk, IA
FREE
   
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  January 21 - January 22, 2017
Annual Nature Activity
STANDING BEAR WINTER GATHERING

Quincy, IL
$$$$
   
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  January 21 - January 22, 2017
Annual Nature Activity
QUINCY EAGLE DAYS

Quincy, 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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State Historic Site
Quincy Museum,
Quincy, Illinois
John Wood Mansion
Quincy, Illinois
Chief Keokuk Statue
Keokuk, Iowa
     



 
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