Saturday

August 6 The Mt. Pleasant compost site is open from 8 am to 5 pm.  The site is located behind Saunders Park. The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market will be held from 8:30 am to 11 am at McMillan Park in Wright Pavilion. A full day of fun in Winfield kicks off at 7 am with […]

Sunday

August 7 MPCPTA Family Fun Pool Party at the Mt. Pleasant Family Aquatic Center. Pool hours are 1:00-7:00 p.m. Open to elementary students (including kindergarten adn new 6th graders) who are enrolled in the Mt. Pleasant School District and their families. This event is FREE for attendees. This is the final day of Crooked Creek […]

Tuesday

August 9 The Churchmen of the Swedesburg Evagelical Lutheran Church are hosting a meal and ice cream social at the Parish Hall in Swedesburg.  Serving starts at 5 pm.  The menu includes homemade ice cream, hamburgers and hotdogs, chips and baked beans for a free will donation. Enjoy the great outdoors as you stroll thru […]

Wednesday

August 10 The grand opening of the 2022 Henry County Republican Headquarters at 115 N. Jefferson Street in Mount Pleasant will be held at noon. The Lockridge Fire and Rescue Blood Drive is hosting a blood drive at the old school in Lockridge from 3:30 to 7:30. Sperry Methodist Church is holding an ice cream […]

Thursday

August 11 Today is the deadline to register for Boys, Backwoods and Beer at the Oakland Mills Park.  Join this new men's group for fellowship, education and beer. The next meeting is August 16 from 6 to 7:30 pm.  At that meeting participants will learn how ancient people crafted stone tools and weapons and will […]

Friday

August 12 The West Point Sweet Corn Festival continues.  Free sweet corn and bbq chicken dinners will be served until 10 pm or until they run out. Raeanne's School of Dance performs from 5:30 to 6:15 pm followed by a performance by Paulette's Dance Studio from 6:15 to 7 pm. Whiskey Friends perform a free […]

Saturday

August 13 The Momma Lu Car Show is "On the Road Again". Bring all your cars, trucks, and bikes for a fun charity event. Will have DJ, judged classes, family fun, 50/50 raffle, and the meal will include grilled beef burgers, jumbo hotdogs, homemade onion rings, root beer floats and more! All proceeds will go […]

Sunday

August 14 This is the last day of the Sweet Corn Festival in West Point. The parade starts at noon.  The mini garden tractor pull begins at 2 pm. The free sweet corn and bbq chicken dinners will be served from 11 am to whenever. The carnival runs from 11:30 to 6 pm.  The Arts […]

Monday

Join Krusen Motors of Mount Pleasant for their Grand Opening celebration at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 15. The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance will be holding a ribbon cutting and guests in attendance will have opportunities to meet the team at Krusen Motors, tour the updated facilities, enjoy light appetizers and refreshments, and even […]

Tuesday

Join the Henry County Republicans for a ribbon cutting at their campaign headquarters at 115 N. Jefferson St. in Mount Pleasant Tuesday, August 16 at 11:30 am. Representative Marionette Miller-Meeks will be in attendance as well as several county and state representatives. The public is invited to attend. Stop for supper at your local Hy-Vee, […]

Wednesday

August 17 The Henry Co Historic Preservation Commission plans to meet at 1:00 PM at the courthouse.  The public is invited. The annual Midwest Old Threshers Reunion briefing meeting will be held at 7:30 pm on the performance level of the Theatre Museum.  This is an important meeting for all groups, churches, organizations and individuals […]

Thursday

August 18 The Diabetes Support Group from 2-3 pm at HCHC has been cancelled. Today is the last day the Mount Pleasant Family Aquatic Center will be open. The Big Creek Tractor Club meets at 7 pm at the Open Bible Church in Mount Pleasant.