Current-LEE listings for Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018

Quarry Creek Elk and Bison annual Sidewalk Sales
Quarry Creek Elk and Bison Company’s annual Sidewalk Sales are going on now through September 9th. Save up to 75% on select merchandise, 20% off all Carhartt apparel, plus receive a FREE ticket for Thursday night’s Rodeo for every $50 purchase of Wrangler products. Make sure you stop in after the parade on Saturday and grab a bite to eat from Fort Madison’s favorite food truck, Twisted River 61.
1866 303rd Avenue, located 2 miles north of Rodeo Park 319-372-8966.
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
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.
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
FMHS Marching Band Classic
The Fort Madison High School’s annual Marching Band Classic will take place at Richmond Stadium on Sept. 15. Schools from around the area will be in town to compete on their musical and on-field performances. The Fort Madison High School Marching Bloodhounds will also perform an exhibition during the day’s events.
United Way Fundraiser
The United Way of the Great River Region will be holding a chicken dinner fundraiser at Charleston Board of Trade on Sept. 16 from 4-7 p.m. Tickets are available at the United Way offices in Keokuk and Fort Madison at $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under.
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.
Ghost Hunt
The Fort Madison Partners are sponsoring a Ghost Hunt on Oct. 26-27 with Iowa Paranormal conducting investigations at some of the most haunted homes west of the Mississippi. For more information or tickets contact the Partners office at 319-372-5471.

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