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 15, 2018
Art Exhibit
MARK CHATTERLEY
  VENUE: QUINCY ART CENTER

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Through September 15, 2018
Annual Art Exhibit
STUDENTS & INSTRUCTORS OF THE ART CENTER EXHIBIT
  VENUE: QUINCY ART CENTER

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Friday, August 24, 2018
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  August 25 - August 26, 2018
Annual Community Festival
PERRY PIONEER DAYS

Perry, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 25, 2018
Annual Special Event
BIG BUCKLE BASH

Fort Madison, IA
ADMISSION
   
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  August 30 - September 1, 2018
Annual Community Festival
PITTSFIELD FALL FESTIVAL

Pittsfield, IL
FREE
   
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  August 31 - September 2, 2018
Annual Special Event
NAUVOO GRAPE FESTIVAL

Nauvoo, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  September 1 - September 2, 2018
Annual Car Show
FESTIVAL ON WHEELS CAR SHOW

Nauvoo, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  Monday, September 3, 2018
Annual Special Event
LABOR DAY PARADE

Keokuk, IA
FREE
   
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  September 5 - September 8, 2018
Annual Special Event
TRI-STATE RODEO

Fort Madison, IA
ADMISSION
   
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  September 7 - September 8, 2018
Annual Community Festival
NEW CANTON HARVEST FESTIVAL

New Canton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, September 8, 2018
Special Event
MID-AMERICA MILITARY SALUTE

Mendon, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, September 8, 2018
Annual Special Event
FRONTIER SETTLEMENT DAY

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  September 8 - September 9, 2018
Annual History Event
SIEGE OF 1812 WEEKEND

Fort Madison, IA
ADMISSION
   
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  September 13 - September 16, 2018
Monthly Community Play
GOOD PEOPLE

Quincy, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  September 14 - September 16, 2018
Annual Community Festival
CLARK COUNTY MULE FESTIVAL

Kahoka, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  September 14 - September 16, 2018
Annual Special Event
QUINCY CLASSIC BOAT & OUTBOARD SHOW

Quincy, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  Saturday, September 15, 2018
Annual Community Festival
QUINCY MUSEUM FOLK LIFE FESTIVAL

Quincy, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  Saturday, September 15, 2018
Annual Art Festival
QUINCY ART CENTER ARTFEST

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, September 15, 2018
Annual Community Festival
FALL FESTIVAL

Donnellson, IA
FREE
   
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  September 21 - September 23, 2018
Annual Community Festival
GRIGGSVILLE APPLE FESTIVAL

Griggsville, IL
FREE
   
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  September 21 - September 23, 2018
Monthly Community Play
GOOD PEOPLE

Quincy, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  Saturday, September 22, 2018
Annual Special Event
WINE OVER WATER

Keokuk, IA
ADMISSION
   
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  Sunday, September 23, 2018
Annual Art Event
ART IN CENTRAL PARK

Fort Madison, IA
FREE
   
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  September 28 - September 30, 2018
Annual Special Event
GEODE FEST

Hamilton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  September 28 - September 30, 2018
Annual Community Festival
MILTON CORN CARNIVAL

Milton, 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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