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August Events in The Villages of Van Buren

August 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Aug. 3rd-4th ~ M & M Cantril Dayz (Munster & Midgets) 
FRI. 5-8p ~ Taste of Cantril Supper, Soft Serve Ice Cream, Co-ed Softball Tournament and MWE Midget Wrestling at 6p. SAT. 10a-9p ~ Butch Patrick, AKA “Eddie Munster” with the Munster Koach & Dragula tribute Hot Rods (10a-5p), Kids Games, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Silver Mine, Parade, Matt Stutzman; the Armless Archer (7:15p), Fireworks at dusk. Free will Admission. Cantril Ball Diamond, corner of Grant St. & E 2nd St., Cantril, IA
Aug. 4th ~ Breakfast on Main Street 
Full hot breakfast for a free will donation. 7-9 am. Bonaparte Opera House 103 Main St., Bonaparte, IA
Aug. 4th ~ Raku Firing at Bonaparte Pottery    
On-site potter will teach the art of Raku Firing using a pre-fired bisque piece of hand-crafted pottery. Prices vary per piece. 11am-? Bring your lawn chair and enjoy hot dogs, s’mores and relaxing by the river! 411 1st St., Bonaparte, IA
Aug. 11th ~ J40 Farm Crawl  
Free family fun weekend filled with Farm Tours, Cheese Creamery, Amish Furniture, Local Artists, Winery, Clay Oven Baking, Wagon Rides, Amish School Breakfast, Glass Blowing Demonstration, Free Homemade Ice Cream at Yoder’s Indian Creek Furniture & more. 8am-5pm. Along County Road J40, West of Keosauqua, IA.
Aug. 17th-19th ~ Ranch Horse Show Series  
The fifth of the 2018 series. Trail Competition, Barrel Race, Ranch Rodeo, Youth and Ladies Breakaway. River Valley Horse Camp & Lodge, 29080 Hawk Dr., Farmington, IA
Aug. 18th – 19th ~ Keosauqua Lions Breakfast 
All you can eat breakfast served Sat.& Sun 7-10am. Bike raffle on Sat. evening at 6pm. Keosauqua City Park, 100 Van Buren St., Keosauqua, IA
Aug. 18th – 19th ~ Bike Van Buren XXXII 
2-day casual, family-oriented bicycle ride through the historic Villages. Various route/mileage options. Walk up registrants are welcome! REGISTER ONLINE at villagesofvanburen.com/bikevanburen
Aug. 24th-26th ~ All Around Cowgirl Challenge
Ranch Pleasure, Ranch Cutting, Barrel Racing and Team Sorting. Limited entries, call 641-214-2926. River Valley Horsecamp & Lodge, 29080 Hawk Dr., Farmington, IA
Aug. 26th ~ Keosauqua Chamber 13th Annual Golf Tournament 
Open to everyone! $120 per team of 4, Lunch included. Win cash prizes, door prizes, and fun shot prizes. Registration: 8:30am, Tee off: 9am. Riverview Country Club, 217 Riverview Dr., Keosauqua, IA
Aug. 31st-Sep 2nd ~ Stockport Lions BBQ Days
FRI. 7pm: Truck Pull. SAT. 10am-9pm: Little Stars Contest, Parade, Pedal Pull, Tractor Pull & Much More. Saddle Club Park, Stockport, IA


August 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am
August 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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