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THANK YOU to the partners and organizations that help us put on such a great schedule of events and activities!

ALL ages – ALL fun – ALL FREE!

Free stuff to do inside the 2021 FESTIVAL LINE UP​:

FRIDAY – MAY 28, 2021

10AM- Backyard Make n’ Take Craft and (virtual) Story time with Mr. Z at the Ericson Public Library (Free/ All ages)

11AM- Walk and Talk (Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Ave., Madrid) Tour the grounds with Executive Director, Mark Schneider. (Free/ All ages)

5PM- Official BRVF Kick Off Block Party (Boone Valley Brewery, Boone) Come for FREE LIVE MUSIC with Iowa based, Danny Grause and his mix of country, blues, funk and rock.  Plus, food trucks our signature BRVF brews and our Annual Bags Tournament! (Kids Cornhole Tournament sponsored by Rotary of Boone! Free prizes and fun!) (Free entry)

SATURDAY – MAY 29, 2021

8AM- Adventures in Outdoor Photography (Meet at the gravel area across from the Iowa Arboretum; Madrid) Beginner to the camera or a pro, come learn a few tips to make your pics Instagram- worth! (Free/ All ages)

8AM-12PM Youth {16 yrs old and younger} Fishing Derby (Don Williams Park, 610 H. Ave., Ogden) Meet at the Open air shelter by the Marina Boat Ramp, last registration at 11:30A. Join Boone County Conservation for fishing fun! Prizes and giveaways! Parent must accompany children. (Free/ All ages)

SUNDAY – MAY 30, 2021

8:45AM- Community-wide Worship Service & Pancake Feed (Goeppinger Field/ Boone HS football field, Boone) Inter-denominational outdoor community-wide church service with free pancake breakfast- thanks to Fareway Stores in Boone! (Free/ All ages)

10AM- Arts in the Park (Main Shelter, McHose Park, Boone) A community favorite! Join us for dozens of hand crafted art, craft & vintage items, the Market, plus FREE LIVE MUSIC from 11-3pm, Kid’s Corner with free activities and crafts for kids! Food trucks and more! (Free entry/ All ages)

–ALSO–– Garage Art Car Show (Main Shelter, McHose Park, Boone) Come see the best in the Midwest- and enjoy all FREE MUSIC, kids activities, the food options, and more since you’re right next to Arts in the Park! (Free entry/ All ages)