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Light up the Sky Raffle
Help support the Fort Madison 4th of July Fireworks show by purchasing raffle tickets $5 each or 5 for $20, to win a basket full of local business gift certificates. Tickets can be purchased online at under the Events tab or by calling the Fort Madison Partners office at 319-372-5471.

Fort Madison Farmer’s Market
Every Monday on the east side of Central Park from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Every second Monday is Kid’s Day at the market except for June. Visit the Facebook page at @FMFarmersMarket.

Downtown Summer Markets
The summer festival is on again this year on Avenue G in downtown Fort Madison. This year’s remaining markets will be held July 9th and August 20 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission with vendors featuring decor, wine, beer, food, coffees, boutiques, music and more.

Sensational Chefs
Harvestville Farm’s Adam Hohl will be the featured chef of the Fort Madison Chamber’s Sensational Chefs event on June 19, 2020, Tickets are limited for this fine dining, five-course event and are $65 each. Call the Chamber at 319-372-5471 for tickets.

Love Lee County Tour
A two-day tour of some of Lee County’s rural treasures will take place Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20. Special events are scheduled for Appleberry Orchard, Hillcrest Hostas & More, Apple Tree Antiques, Hinterland Dairy, Christian Herschler Winery, Jim’s Greenhouse, Green Frog Distillery, M.B. Weber Mercantile, Harvestville Farms and Quarry Creek Elk & Bison.

Fort Madison Paint-A-Thon
Volunteers are still needed to help pull off this years Paint-A-Thon. Contact Fort Madison Partners to sign up at 319-372-5471 or email Tim Gobble at

Imagine Your Story
A summer series held at the Fort Madison Public Library June 8-12 featured snacks, movies, story hours, science and other activities and prizes. Contact the Fort Madison Library at 319-372-5721 for more information.

Light it up for Alzheimer’s
Luminaries are on sale through June 20 for $10 to help support The Kensington’s Light It Up for Alzheimer’s summer solstice event. To order call Victoria at 319-372-4233. Free will donations to the fundraiser are also welcome.

Light Up the Fight
The North Lee County Relay for Life is holding a special event June 19 from 6 to 10 p.m. where luminaria are light up around homes, neighborhoods and storefronts for residents to take pictures and post on the North Lee County Facebook page. Luminaries are on sale through June 15 and can be picked up in Central Park on Wed. June 17 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 319-376-2249 for more information.

Jack Morris Florida of Iowa Golf Outing
Date change for the annual event is July 31, 2020. Sponsorships are still available. Contact the Fort Madison Partners for more information and registration at 319-372-5471.

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