Current-LEE listings for Aug. 27, 2018

Journaling Workshop
The Fort Madison Public Library will be holding a journaling workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 28 beginning at 5:30 p.m. for bullet and art journaling. Bring your own journal or starter journals will be provided.
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.
Veteran’s Breakfast at Sunnybrook
Each month on the third Tuesday of the month, Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts a Veteran’s Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 5025 River Valley Road in Fort Madison. The next breakfast will be Aug. 21 in the dining room. Call 372-8611 for additional details.
North Lee County Relay for Life
Please note the date change from Sept. 29 to Sept. 14. The event will begin at 5 p.m. at the Fort Madison High School track and will conclude with closing ceremonies at 10:30 p.m. Visit the Relay Facebook page here at
Tri-State Rodeo Kick-off Party
The 2018 Tri-State Rodeo kick off party will be held Saturday, Sept. 1 at Kinnick South featuring The Boys from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Tri-State Rodeo
The 2018 Tri-State Rodeo is set for action September 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th. For the past 71 years this premiere community event brings fast paced Rodeo action, specialty acts and top name entertainment to Fort Madison, Iowa and the C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena and this year will be no exception. The 2018 Tri-State Rodeo promises to be one of the best Rodeos of 2018.  The Tri-State Rodeo will continue with the CINCH SHOOTOUT Wednesday evening which is quickly becoming one of the most exciting nights of the rodeo.  The action does not stop there, the best in the PRCA will take over the CE “Eddie” Richards Arena Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  The Tri-State Rodeo will bring three national entertainment acts this year.  It should be a great Rodeo followed by great music.
Rodeo Daze

Fort Madison downtown business sales during business hours Sept. 6-8. Store specials and drawings going on all three days.
Fort Madison YMCA Rodeo Stampede 5K Run/Walk
The annual 5K Run/Walk will take place on Sept. 8. Contact the YMCA for detail at 372-2403
Corporate Games
The Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce Corporate Games will be held Oct. 5. This fun and competitive afternoon pits local manufacturing and industry teams against each other in a battle of wits and skills at the Baxter Sports Complex.
Chamber Ladies Golf Outing
The Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce’s Ladies only golf outing will be held Sept. 21 at Sheaffer Golf Course. To register email the chamber at

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