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Thursday, November 21, 2019 to Saturday, November 23, 2019

Mark your calendars to attend the BIG Golf Sale, hosted by your local PGA Professionals!

  • Thursday 3pm - 8pm
  • Friday 10am - 8pm
  • Saturday 10am - 5pm

The lowest prices of the year!!!

Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Friday, November 29, 2019

Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observation of Thanksgiving. Additionally, the General Store is closed Saturday.

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Bike and Equestrian Trails are CLOSED.

  • When open, please avoid any areas that may be wet.
  • At times, trails are closed due to weather conditions.

If you would like additional information, please call Scott County Park at (563) 328-3282 ext 1.

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Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Admission: Donation of pet supply item(s) or $$$ that will be distributed to Humane Society of Scott County & Down by the Creek Companion Animal Sanctuary.

Things to do: Visit Santa and take your own photos, kids can make Christmas crafts, write letter to Santa or make reindeer food, listen to Old Time Christmas music in the church, buy chili, cookies, hot drinks and unique gifts, watch blacksmithing and enjoy Christmas decorations throughout the Village.

Well-mannered pets are welcome on the grounds AND they can visit Santa too!  However, pets are not allowed in the soda fountain or saloon.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:30am

Come join Wapsi River Center staff and Iowa 4-H AmeriCorps Environmental Educator, and learn to become more sustainable by creating your own health and home products made with natural ingredients. Creating your own home and health care products is cost effective, customizable, and a sustainable solution to buying products with harsh chemicals…plus it is fun! AND these products would make a great gift! We will be making lip balm, wood revitalizer, cold cream, and disinfecting wipes. This program costs $15/ person. The fee covers ingredients for all products. Please provide your own mason jars with lids (1 should be 5 oz. or less, 1 should be 16 oz. or more and have a larger mouth) and...

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join Naturalist, Becky Baugh, for our first installment of our Crafting for Conservation series. During this series, we will be making arts and crafts out of either natural or recyclable items. During this session, we will be making gift bags out of old calendars and gift bows out of old magazines just in time for the holiday season! A few calendars and magazines will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Registration is required. Please call to register for this program.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting an in-depth Snapshot training on Thursday, December 12 from 5:00-7:00PM at the Davenport Public Works building (1200 E 46th St., Davenport, IA).

The Snapshot Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring events have been taking place since 2003. Three times a year, groups of volunteers will test around 50 sites in Scott County for nitrogen, phosphorus, chloride, pH, temperature, and turbidity, among other parameters.

Our volunteers come from many different educational backgrounds and age groups, and no previous experience is necessary! This training is a chance for those who have been thinking about volunteering to...

News & Notices

Scott County has recently installed seven wheelchair charging stations in various locations to make its facilities even more accessible for visitors in battery-powered wheelchairs or scooters. The charging stations have been installed at the Scott County Courthouse, Scott County Administrative...
Posted: October 11, 2019
Just in time for the Labor Day Weekend, the Scott County Conservation Board is pleased to announce that after being closed for the entire season due to flooding, the majority of the camp sites at Buffalo Shores Campground are now open. The row closest to the river will remain closed for an...
Posted: August 29, 2019