Sept. 12 Bentonsport Artist of the Year for 2021 is wire and wood artist Doug Adams of Fairfield. His hand twisted tree sculptures are made using aluminum and copper wire and are mounted on slate or wood he harvests himself. Adams has had his own furniture making business and taught fine furniture and woodwork at Maharishi International University. In retirement he continues to pursue creative arts. Reception held in the Bentonsport Stone House meeting place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Punch, iced tea, and cake served. Visual presentation of Adams harvesting the wood he uses in his sculptures.
Oct. 8-10 Bentonsport River Fest 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. is part of the countywide Scenic Drive Festival. Call Cheryl at 319-293-3589 for more information.
Oct. 9-10 46th Annual Bentonsport Art Show featuring artists from IA, IL, and MO, demonstrations and sales. Sponsored by the Van Buren County Arts Council. For information contact Gin Lammert 641-208-5968.
October Community Music Program, Historic Bentonsport Presbyterian Church. Date, time, and performances to be announced.
Dec. 4 Bentonsport Christmas, enjoy holiday shopping, treats, door prize drawing.
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Heritage Day July 17