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2023 Features Jake McVey

Announcement image for 2023 musical guest Jake McVey.
Announcing Jake McVey at the Fire Station Stage in 2023

We’re thrilled to announce that Jake McVey will be the headline performer for Hoover’s Hometown Days 2023! Jake will perform on the Fire Station Stage on Friday, August 4, 2023 to kickoff the annual festival in West Branch, Iowa. Follow Hoover’s Hometown Days for the latest announcements.

Jake McVey describes himself as “just a good Iowa boy with a great work ethic” and has earned himself a reputation as a compelling performer who combines upbeat music and youthful enthusiasm with a seasoned eye for reading a crowd. He’s shared the stage with some of country’s most acclaimed acts, including Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, and Dierks Bentley.

We look forward to a great show in West Branch!

Save the Date for 2023

Save the date for Hoover’s Hometown Days 2023. Join us August 4-5, 2023 in West Branch, IA for the annual celebration of Herbert Hoover and the West Branch Community! Follow here, on Facebook, and on Instagram for more information on the event through the year!

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Share your feedback on this year’s Hoover’s Hometown Days. We always strive to improve and make each event better than the last.

Please take this short survey to share your thoughts and feedback about Hoover’s Hometown Days 2022.  Complete the 1-minute survey by Tuesday, August 16 for a chance to win $20 in Downtown Dollars. We appreciate your feedback as we look towards improving the event for 2023.  Thank you!

Hoover Library & Museum Free Admission with Birthday Cupcakes

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library with birthday decorations
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library with birthday decorations

One of the highlights of Hoover’s Hometown Days is, of course, free admission to the The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum. Take an annual trip through the museum and learn more about West Branch Native Herbert Hoover’s life, policies, and presidency.

Be sure to also check out the current special exhibit, Deliverance: American and the Famine in Soviet Russia, 1921-1923 which will be on display at the library until the end of the year. This exhibit tells the story of one of the great humanitarian efforts in history, Herbert Hoover and the American Relief Administration’s food and medical relief during the Soviet famine of 1921-1922.

The library will be open regular operating hours on Saturday from 9am to 5pm – be sure to check it out!

Last, but not least, in honor of Herbert Hoover’s Birthday on August 10th, the library and museum will have birthday cupcakes between noon and 4pm!