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Apollo Moon Landing Celebration
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, Alton Museum of History and Art is showcasing some very special photographs for a limited time only!

For just 2 weeks, 2 5-foot by 35-inch photographic negatives of the mission’s landing site and equipment will be on display in the Grace Monroe classroom at Loomis Hall.

Exhibit closes July 31st. The museum is open Wednesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm – 4 pm.

For more information, please call (618) 462-2763.

Beauty in the Beast Art Exhibit
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit Jacoby Arts Center and take delight in this fun exhibit of artful animals, real or imagined, Beauty in the Beast.

The animal-themed artwork will educate, amuse, and amaze visitors of all ages. The artwork is varied, with some pieces that are realistic and some that are abstract, as well as in 2-D and 3-D media.

Don’t miss your chance to see this entertaining exhibit!

Jacoby Arts Center is open 10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday and 12 pm to 4 pm Sunday. For more information, please call (618)-462-5222.

Beauty in the Beast Art Exhibit
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit Jacoby Arts Center and take delight in this fun exhibit of artful animals, real or imagined, Beauty in the Beast.

The animal-themed artwork will educate, amuse, and amaze visitors of all ages. The artwork is varied, with some pieces that are realistic and some that are abstract, as well as in 2-D and 3-D media.

Don’t miss your chance to see this entertaining exhibit!

Jacoby Arts Center is open 10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday and 12 pm to 4 pm Sunday. For more information, please call (618)-462-5222.

Butterfly Beginnings – A Style Soiree
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Enjoy fashions of local boutiques while supporting a great cause with Butterfly Beginnings – A Style Soiree!

The event will benefit Wings: BJC’s Pediatric Hospice Program and will feature local boutique fashion trends and accessories.

Participating shops include hazel2blue, Jeni J’s, JMC Design Gallery, Lillian By Design, The Belle of The Bow, and Ryan Mehallow Designs.

Butterfly Beginnings will be emceed by Tess Boyer, local former-contestant on “The Voice”.

Registration begins at 5:30, with dinner beginning at 6:30 and the fashion show at 7:15.

For more information, please contact Marianne at BJC Hospice.

The Refinery Project: Images of Beauty and Industry
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Refinery Project: Images of Beauty and Industry is a series of industrial photographs taken at the Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery by Tom Atwood.

The exhibit explores different perceptions of beauty, featuring posed models in a contrasting industrial landscape. While many don’t like refineries – for whatever reasons – Atwood has created an undeniable artistry in this series.

This exhibit is definitely worth checking out! Come see the new and beautiful twist Atwood has given the refinery!

For more information, please contact Carolyn Tidball at (618) 655-0337 or office@edwardsvilleartscenter.com.

Grafton’s Music in the Park
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a free concert by local musicians each Thursday night of the summer at The Grove Memorial Park in Grafton. What a spectacular way to spend a beautiful summer evening!
For more information, please call (618) 786-2605.

Moonlight Paddleboat Picnic
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy a romantic evening under the stars with a “love boat” around the Post-Dispatch Lake in Forest Park.

Each paddleboat is furnished with a picnic basket filled with a tasty dinner and a bottle of wine or a bucket of beer.

Boats launch at 7 pm each Thursday through September 25 and must return by 10 pm. Reservations are required. Entries will be accepted on a first-come, first serve basis, and registration will be confirmed by email.

For more information or to make your reservation, pleas visit boathouseforestpark.com.

Alton Muny Band: Riverview Park
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a free summer concert by the Alton Municipal Band each Thursday evening at Riverview Park.
Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket. For more information, please call (618) 465-6676.

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3 Charming Chicks Collectors Market
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Shop antiques, collectibles, and unique gifts galore during the 3 Charming Chicks’ monthly Collectors Market!

For more information, please call one of the following: (618) 208-7961, (618) 616-6480, or (618) 593-5898.

Beauty in the Beast Art Exhibit
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit Jacoby Arts Center and take delight in this fun exhibit of artful animals, real or imagined, Beauty in the Beast.

The animal-themed artwork will educate, amuse, and amaze visitors of all ages. The artwork is varied, with some pieces that are realistic and some that are abstract, as well as in 2-D and 3-D media.

Don’t miss your chance to see this entertaining exhibit!

Jacoby Arts Center is open 10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday and 12 pm to 4 pm Sunday. For more information, please call (618)-462-5222.

July 11, 2012
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