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 7, 2017
Art Exhibit
BIENNIAL QUAD-STATE EXHIBITION
  VENUE: QUINCY ART CENTER

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Annual Fourth of July Festivities
HISTORIC FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Fort Madison, IA
$$$$
   
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    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Annual Independence Day Festivities
FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVITIES

Keokuk, IA
FREE
   
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    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Annual Fourth of July Festivities
FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVITIES

Fort Madison, IA
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Annual Independence Day Festivities
WGEM'S FOURTH FIREWORKS

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Annual Independence Day Festivities
HANCOCK COUNTY 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Carthage, IL
FREE
   
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    July 5 - July 10, 2017
Annual County Fair
LEE COUNTY FAIR

Donnellson, IA
$$$$
   
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  July 7 - July 8, 2017
Annual Community Festival
PIKE COUNTY PIG DAYS

Pittsfield, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, July 8, 2017
Annual Special Event
HOMEMADE ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Hamilton, IL
$$$$ & FREE
   
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  July 11 - August 15, 2017
Annual Special Event
THE NAUVOO PAGEANT

Nauvoo, IL
FREE
   
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    July 12 - July 15, 2017
Annual County Fair
LEWIS COUNTY FAIR

Lewistown, MO
$$$$
   
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  Friday, July 14, 2017
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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  July 15 - July 16, 2017
Annual Community Festival
FRONT PORCH PICKINS VINTAGE & HANDMADE MARKET

Quincy, IL
FREE
   
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    July 19 - July 22, 2017
Annual County Fair
HANCOCK COUNTY FAIR

Augusta, IL
$$$$
   
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  July 19 - July 22, 2017
Annual County Fair
PIKE COUNTY FAIR

Pleasant Hill, IL
$$$$
   
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    July 20 - July 23, 2017
July 27 - July 30, 2017

Monthly Community Play
HELLO, DOLLY!

Quincy, IL
$$$$
   
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  July 26 - July 30, 2017
Annual County Fair
CLARK COUNTY FAIR

Kahoka, MO
$$$$
   
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    July 26 - August 1, 2017
Annual County Fair
ADAMS COUNTY FAIR

Mendon, IL
$$$$
   
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    Friday, July 28, 2017
Bi-monthly Musical Performance
BLUES IN THE DISTRICT

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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