Live Music: Boot Jack Band

The party continues Saturday night with Boot Jack Band at the Fire Station!

Who: Boot Jack Band
Where: Fire Station Beer Garden
When: Saturday Night (starting at 8pm)

Playing country hits for all generations! Boot Jack Band is a country rock band based in Cedar Rapids, IA. Members of the band have opened for a variety of country music stars, including Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser and Jon Pardi.  Boot Jack Band shows are full of good vibes and great music!

Check out their website for more and follow them on Facebook!

Hoover Prairie Run

Hoover Prairie Run 
Sponsored by the West Branch Lions Club

Where: Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
When: Saturday, 8:00am

Get ready for the 2nd Hoover Prairie Run held in conjunction with Hoover’s Hometown Days! The challenging 5K Prairie Run takes place on the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and follows mown, hilly grass trails through the beautiful tall-grass prairie at the height of summer bloom and a mix of paved and grass paths on the Hoover Presidential Museum and Library grounds. There will be a less challenging route for walkers, too!

Online registration is open until August 4th, but if you register by July 20th, the fees are reduced and you are guaranteed a t-shirt for participating!

Find detailed information, maps, and online registration at the WB Lions Club website.

Live Music: Jerrod Hogan

Enjoy some acoustic music Saturday afternoon with Jarrod Hogan!

Who: Jerrod Hogan Acoustic
Where: Heritage Square/The Down Under
When: Saturday, 1:30-3:30pm

A regular in the Corridor Area music scene for more than ten years, Jarrod Hogan plays those songs you probably forgot about but you know every word! Look forward to a fun blend of classic Americana & rock, 90s alternative, and country music.

Check him out on Facebook!

Live Music: LoJo Russo

Live music continues on Saturday, with Lojo Russo on Main Street!

Who: Lojo Russo
Where: West Main Street/Brick Arch Winery
When: Saturday, 11:00-1:00pm

Lojo Russo has been making music along the Mississippi River for most of her life. She spent many years in Minnesota and now lives in the Quad Cities. The easy life of Iowa has had an influence on her music – where once she wrote dramatic and ethereal folk-rock ballads Russo now finds herself pursuing a more roots and Americana flavor.

Check out her website for more and follow her on Facebook!

Hoover-Ball Registration

Hoover-Ball is back! This year, the Youth Hoover-Ball tourney will be played on Saturday, August 7 on the Village Green from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Hoover-Ball National Championships for adults will still be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Registration for all ages is available now at There is no fee to enter the Youth Tournament, however space is limited to the first 10 complete teams to register in their divisions. Find the rules and all the division information at the website. Adults can save money by registering early, too!