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 August 3, 2019
Annual Special Event
THE NAUVOO PAGEANT

Nauvoo, IL
FREE
   
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  Through August 30, 2019
Annual Art Exhibit
ANNUAL MEMBER'S SHOW
  VENUE: QUINCY ART CENTER

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  July 17 - July 20, 2019
Annual County Fair
PIKE COUNTY FAIR

Pleasant Hill, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  July 17 - July 20, 2019
Annual County Fair
HANCOCK COUNTY FAIR

Augusta, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  July 18 - July 21, 2018
Monthly Community Play
BYE BYE BIRDIE

Quincy, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  July 24 - July 28, 2019
Annual County Fair
CLARK COUNTY FAIR

Kahoka, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  July 24 - July 30, 2019
Annual County Fair
ADAMS COUNTY FAIR

Mendon, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  July 25 - July 28, 2018
Monthly Community Play
BYE BYE BIRDIE

Quincy, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  Friday, July 26, 2019
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  August 1 - August 4, 2019
Annual Special Event
FORT MADISON RIVERFEST

Fort Madison, IA
ADMISSION
   
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  August 2 - August 4, 2019
Annual Special Event
WESTERN ILLINOIS THRESHERS

Hamilton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  August 7 - August 11, 2019
Annual Community Festival
SWEET CORN FESTIVAL

West Point, IA
FREE
   
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  Friday, August 9, 2019
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 10, 2019
Annual Community Festival
VIN FIZ FESTIVAL

Nebo, IL
FREE
   
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  August 15 - August 17, 2019
Annual Community Festival
WATERMELON FESTIVAL

Montrose, IA
FREE
   
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  August 16 - August 17, 2019
Annual Musical Festival
ROLLIN' ON THE RIVER BLUES FEST

Keokuk, IA
ADMISSION
   
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  August 16 - August 18, 2019
Annual Community Festival
HULL TOWN PICNIC

Hull, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  Friday, August 23, 2019
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 24, 2019
Annual Special Event
RIVERVIEW GAMES

Fort Madison, IA
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  August 29 - August 31, 2019
Annual Community Festival
PITTSFIELD FALL FESTIVAL

Pittsfield, IL
FREE
   
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  August 30 - September 1, 2019
Annual Special Event
NAUVOO GRAPE FESTIVAL

Nauvoo, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  August 31 - September 1, 2019
Annual Car Show
FESTIVAL ON WHEELS CAR SHOW

Nauvoo, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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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. 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. 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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