Written by Theresa Rose on September 6, 2016

The 27th Annual End of Summer Rally will be held September 16-18 at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 1 North, Keosauqua, IA.

The gates will open at noon on Friday Sept. 1th. The cost for a weekend ticket is $30 in advance or $35 at the gate. Must be 21 years old to enter the grounds. Food & Camping on grounds, free firewood and hot showers available.

Special events include the ever-popular “Fun Run” through Lacey-Keosauqua State Park and downtown Keosauqua on Friday & Saturday evening at 7:00pm. The Bike Show will begin at 11:30am on Saturday. The Poker Run sign-up begins at 10:00am on Saturday, payout is at 3:00pm, Bike Rodeo will be on Saturday at 2:00pm. The “Motorcycle Pulling Sled” begins at 8:00pm on Friday & Saturday evening. Sunday Worship Service at 9:00am by Christian M/C Association.

There will be live music all weekend. Friday night features “Echo Valley,” and “J.Clyde” the headliner will be “The Dave Chastain Band,” southern rockers from Peoria, Illinois playing the favorites from the late 70’s to mid 80’s.  Saturday evening entertainment includes “Van & The Movers,” “Urban Legend” and the legendary singer/songwriter “Ray Wylie Hubbard” will be the feature performance playing rock & country including his popular classic “Red Neck Mother.”  The event is presented by State Line Rally Association with support from Golden Eagle Distributing. For more information: Call 319-498-4460 or visit: www.statelinerally.net