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Sep
4
Fri
Dinner & A Show with Juggling Jeff @ Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm

Enjoy a dinner of Pere Marquette’s fried chicken and an entertaining show by the Amazing Juggling Jeff! Watch as he performs stunt after amazing stunt. From escaping a straight jacket to dancing on stilts and, of course, juggling, Juggling Jeff does it all! You never know what you might see next!

This 45-minute interactive comedy show is full of energy, suspense, audience participation, and plain ridiculousness, promising a good time for the whole family!

Tickets are $30 ($20 for children 11 and under) and include tax and gratuity. Please call 618-786-2331 ext. 338 to purchase tickets.

Great Godfrey Corn Maze 2015 @ Robert E. Glazebrook Community Park
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Embark on an “a-MAZE-ing” adventure through the Great Godfrey Corn Maze. This year, the Maze is teaming up with the Fabulous Fox to promote Wicked, the untold story of the witches of Oz (Wicked is returning to St. Louis this winter.)

Cut into 7 acres of corn, the maze is certainly challenging to navigate… and is an even greater adventure after dark! Visit the maze around Halloween (October 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd) for even more thrills with an additional “haunted” maze.

The maze is open every Friday (6-10 pm), Saturday (11 am-10 pm), and Sunday (opens at 1 pm) until October 25th. Please call (618) 466-1483 with any questions.

Admission:
Ages 12+: $6
Ages 6-11: $4
Ages 5 and under: free

Lynyrd Skynyrd at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater @ Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm

Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd will be stopping right here in Alton Friday, September 4th! The southern rockers take the stage at 8, performing such classics as “Sweet Home Alabama”. With a catalog of over 60 albums and sales surpassing $30 million worldwide, even after 50 years, Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon appealing to multiple generations.

General Admission is $42.50. For a limited time only (August 12-23), get 6 General Admission tickets for just $180 – save over $70! Taxes and fees not included. VIP and Premium tickets have sold out.

Gates open at 7 pm, and the concert begins at 8.

Spirit of Peoria: Wine Tasting Dinner Cruise (Grafton) @ The Loading Dock
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Spend an evening taking in the breathtaking Mississippi sunset aboard the Spirit of Peoria, an authentic paddlewheel riverboat. Sit back, relax, and enjoy wines from Grafton Winery & Brewhaus and a meal from the Captain’s dinner buffet as you cruise the Mighty Mississippi in all its glory.

Cruising time is 2 hours. Boarding begins at 6:30 pm, 30 minutes prior to departure from The Loading Dock. For more information, please call (800) 258-6645.

Sep
5
Sat
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market @ Corner of Landmarks and Henry
Sep 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Offering an abundance of items, the Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market features fresh produce, locally-raised hormone-free meat, delicious baked goods, plants and flowers, artwork, unique crafts, handmade soaps, jewelry and accessories, other various handmade items, and much more.

Each Saturday morning and Wednesday evening June through October, come check out all that Alton’s farmers and artisans have to offer at the weekly markets all summer long! See updates on the event’s Facebook page.

Celebration of Mayan Culture @ Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Explore the land and culture of the Mayan civilization with Ruben Dario Gomez Gonzalez at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower Saturday, September 5th. Gonzalez brings Mayan history to life with exquisite storytelling that is sure to captivate all listeners!

Lewis & Clark Music Festival @ Lewis & Clark State Historic Site
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Step back in history with the annual Lewis & Clark Music Festival. Traditional music of the late 1700s and early 1800s performed on fiddles, dulcimers, and flutes. Watch, listen, and participate in this unique festival of music, dance, and culture!

For more information, please call (618) 251-5811.

Great Godfrey Corn Maze 2015 @ Robert E. Glazebrook Community Park
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Embark on an “a-MAZE-ing” adventure through the Great Godfrey Corn Maze. This year, the Maze is teaming up with the Fabulous Fox to promote Wicked, the untold story of the witches of Oz (Wicked is returning to St. Louis this winter.)

Cut into 7 acres of corn, the maze is certainly challenging to navigate… and is an even greater adventure after dark! Visit the maze around Halloween (October 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd) for even more thrills with an additional “haunted” maze.

The maze is open every Friday (6-10 pm), Saturday (11 am-10 pm), and Sunday (opens at 1 pm) until October 25th. Please call (618) 466-1483 with any questions.

Admission:
Ages 12+: $6
Ages 6-11: $4
Ages 5 and under: free

Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise @ Grafton Harbor
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm.

The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour boat. The first level is fully enclosed with large windows and is seasonally heated and cooled. The upper deck is a huge open air patio offering a stunning 360-degree view of the river and surrounding areas. Restrooms, a cash bar, light snacks, and souvenirs are also available.

Admission:
$18/adult
$16/senior
$9/child 3-17
$4.50/child 2 and under

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (618) 786-7678.

Sep
6
Sun
Great Godfrey Corn Maze 2015 @ Robert E. Glazebrook Community Park
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm

Embark on an “a-MAZE-ing” adventure through the Great Godfrey Corn Maze. This year, the Maze is teaming up with the Fabulous Fox to promote Wicked, the untold story of the witches of Oz (Wicked is returning to St. Louis this winter.)

Cut into 7 acres of corn, the maze is certainly challenging to navigate… and is an even greater adventure after dark! Visit the maze around Halloween (October 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd) for even more thrills with an additional “haunted” maze.

The maze is open every Friday (6-10 pm), Saturday (11 am-10 pm), and Sunday (opens at 1 pm) until October 25th. Please call (618) 466-1483 with any questions.

Admission:
Ages 12+: $6
Ages 6-11: $4
Ages 5 and under: free

August 31, 2015
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