Events

Events

When you’re looking for hometown fun, you’re looking for Fort Madison. All year long, our calendar is filled with exciting events and festivals for residents and travelers alike. From our classic summer festivals, to museum tours, shopping events and movies in Central Park, Fort Madison is filled to the brim with seasonal entertainment. Check out our calendar and other event pages to find out what’s happening now!

Fort Madison Partners cares about the community of Fort Madison. That’s why the Partner’s Affiliates hosts and endorses events for community members and local businesses throughout the calendar year. Click on the links to check out some of the events being promoted over the coming months, like Business After Hours, which provides networking opportunities for local professionals; or the Big Buckle Bash, providing an ole fashioned street dance and entertainment for the entire community. Take a peek, and get involved!

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Annual Alzheimer’s Lasagna Dinner Benefit 5:30 pm
Annual Alzheimer’s Lasagna Dinner Benefit @ The Kensington
Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Annual Alzheimer's Lasagna Dinner Benefit @ The Kensington  | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Join us for the Annual Alzheimer’s Benefit Lasagna Dinner to be held on March 2nd.  Serving from 5:30 to 6:30 in the dining room Carry outs will be available.  The dinner consists of Lasagna, Salad, Garlic Bread, Dessert and a Drink.  A free will donation will be taken with all proceeds given to our local Alzheimer’s Association Chapter.
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Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day 4:00 pm
Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th & Ave G
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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FM Council Mtg 7:00 pm
FM Council Mtg @ Fort Madison City Hall
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Senior Community Bingo 2:00 pm
Senior Community Bingo @ The Kensington
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Senior Community Bingo @ The Kensington  | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Senior Community Bingo is the second Wednesday of every month.  It is held at 2:00 in the Dining Room.  All senior citizens are invited to join and have an opportunity to win cash prizes.
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Horans Cabaret Reuben Day 10:00 am
Horans Cabaret Reuben Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th and G
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
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Veteran’s Breakfast 7:00 am
Veteran’s Breakfast @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living
Mar 14 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Veteran's Breakfast @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Our Veterans breakfast is held on the 3rd Tuesday of the each month from 7am-9am.  Feel free to join us!
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A Brief History of Bagpipes and Kilts 3:00 pm
A Brief History of Bagpipes and Kilts @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A Brief History of Bagpipes and Kilts @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we are excited that our Maintenance Director, Gene Wilkerson, will be presenting a short history on Bagpipes and Kilts.  Gene has been playing the pipes for almost 20 years. "Maybe it's bred in the bone, but the sound of pipes is a little bit of heaven to some of us." - Nancy O'Keefe- Join Continue Reading
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“Get Your Paddy On” Business After Hours 5:00 pm
“Get Your Paddy On” Business After Hours @ Griffin Muffler & Brake Center
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
"Get Your Paddy On" Business After Hours @ Griffin Muffler & Brake Center | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
"Get Your Paddy On" 20th Anniversary Celebration After Hours!!! Join fellow Chamber members and community leaders at this special 20th Anniversary Celebration of Griffin Muffler & Brake Center.  Wear your Irish Attire and head on over to Griffin's for some good 'ole Irish fun. Food Beverages Prizes Award for the best Irish Outfit!  
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Legislative Luncheon 12:00 pm
Legislative Luncheon @ The Palms Restaurant
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Legislative Luncheon @ The Palms Restaurant | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Hosted by the Government Affairs Committee, all luncheons are open to the general public.  A limited lunch menu will be available for individual purchase. We cannot guarantee which elected officials will be present for each session. Please submit questions a least one week prior to the luncheon for consideration.  The GA Committee will review submitted questions to determine the subject(s) for discussion.  Questions related Continue Reading
Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day 4:00 pm
Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th & Ave G
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Veteran’s Breakfast 7:00 am
Veteran’s Breakfast @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living
Mar 21 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Veteran's Breakfast @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Our Veterans breakfast is held on the 3rd Tuesday of the each month from 7am-9am.  Feel free to join us!
FM Council Mtg 7:00 pm
FM Council Mtg @ Fort Madison City Hall
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Young Professionals March Madness Social 6:00 pm
Young Professionals March Madness Social @ Baxter Sports Complex
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young Professionals March Madness Social @ Baxter Sports Complex | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Join Young Professionals from the Fort Madison area on March 23rd for a March Madness social! Watch games, chat, and grab some food while getting to know others in our community. For those age 21-39, Young Professionals focuses on building relationships for those living in Lee County. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
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Horans Cabaret Reuben Day 10:00 am
Horans Cabaret Reuben Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th and G
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
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Lunch and Learn – Dealing with Dementia 12:00 pm
Lunch and Learn – Dealing with Dementia @ The Kensington
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch and Learn - Dealing with Dementia @ The Kensington  | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Held on the 4th Tuesday of each month.  This informational lunch group is dedicated to learning about all types of dementia.  The lunch is free.  Loved ones suffering from dementia can be brought along and go to Primrose Path, the memory care community, and have lunch with them.  There is also no charge for that service.  Please RSVP the Monday before the Continue Reading
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Cake Decorating 101 3:00 pm
Cake Decorating 101 @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living
Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cake Decorating 101 @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Join us to learn a few tricks of the trade on Cake Decorating.  Cathy Ramirez is a local baker who has been decorating cakes for two decades.  In addition to her amazing frosting, Cathy's cake decorating skills are spectacular!  Cathy will be explaining how she decorates cakes and cupcakes with buttercream frosting and fondant.  She will also explain how she Continue Reading
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Lunch A La Art 12:00 pm
Lunch A La Art @ Fort Madison Area Arts Association
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch is available for purchase at the event for $7.00. An advanced registration by calling the Fort Madison Area Arts Association at 319-372-3996 is greatly appreciated.
Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day 4:00 pm
Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th & Ave G
Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm