FORT MADISON – The following is a list of events in and around north Lee County as submitted to the Pen City Current.
Fort Madison Depot Farmer’s Market
Every Monday local vendors have farmer’s market options available at the Old Santa Fe Depot on the Riverfront in Fort Madison. The farmer’s market runs every Monday until Oct. 8 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the parking lot west of the depot.
Old Settler’s Summer Concert Series
“Richie Lee and the Fabulous 50’s on Friday, July 27th when the Pork Producers will be ready to serve you at 5 pm at the Old Settler’s Park in Fort Madison.
Old Fort Players
The summer “Youth Fort Players” production of “Homework Eats Dog and Other Woeful Tales”, will run July 19-22. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 17 and under. A $2 discount will be given at the door for each person that brings in a non-perishable food item which will in turn be donated to Fort Madison Food Pantry. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. except for Sunday which is 2 p.m.
The Fort Madison YMCA will be holding a four-day camp focusing on basic life skills, safe use of social media, peer problem solving and basic cooking for area youth ages 11 to 15 years old. Cost of the camp is $100 for members, $125 for non members and runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily. To register contact the YMCA at 319-372-2403.
Party on the Patio
The summer Party on the Patio series continues on Friday, July 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Baxter Sports Complex. Free live music and food and drink specials are available. All proceeds go toward community beautification efforts of Fort Madison Partners.
Siemens Gamesa Blood Drive
Thursday, July 26 from 6:30am – 8:30am OR 11:30am – 3:30pm
MVRBC Donor Bus – 2597 Hwy 61. To donate, call Susan Beckman at (319) 463-2184.
The Fort Madison YMCA will be holding a youth gardening camp from July 30 -Aug. 1. Register at the YMCA by July 26.
Riverfest 2018 returns to the Fort Madison riverfront on Aug. 2-5 with live national entertainment, games, dragonboat racing, carnival rides, food and many other activities. See www.riverfestfm.com for full details.
Carousel Preschool Registration
Registration for the Fall Preschool session at Carousel Preschool, 719 Avenue F, in Fort Madison will take place on Aug. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.