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Apr
25
Sat
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Take a walk through St. Louis history and view historic maps, rare books, and images commemorating the city’s 250th birthday.

Mercantile Library is located on the 2 lower levels of Thomas Jefferson Library (you will walk in on the 3rd floor). Exhibitions can be viewed during normal Thomas Jefferson Library hours. Enjoy the exhibition by yourself or take a free, docent-led tour Saturdays at 11 or Sundays at 2. Group tours can also be arranged. For more information, please visit umsl.edu or call (314) 516-7248.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Annual Arbor Day Celebration
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

This Arbor Day, enjoy a nice day outdoors and join the Village of Godfrey in celebrating the environment! The day kicks off with a youth fishing derby and continues with vendors, a climbing wall, environmental crafts, and more fun. The annual Tree Memorial Dedication Ceremony will be held at noon to recognize all trees planted in memory and in honor of loved ones.

Bask in the sunshine of a beautiful spring day, while celebrating nature! The Annual Arbor Day Celebration promises a good time for all!

For more information, please call (618) 466-1483.

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The most fabulous flea market on the river, Grafton Riverside Flea Market features over 50 vendors selling all types of items, including antiques, foods, tools, candles, furniture, and hand-crafted goods.

Join the fun the 4th weekend of each month March – October from 9-5 each day at the Loading Dock in historic Grafton, Illinois:
– March 28th and 29th
– April 25th and 26th
– May 23rd and 24th
– June 27th and 28th
– July 25th and 26th
– August 22nd and 23rd
– September 26th and 27th
– October 24th and 25th

For more information, call (800) 258-6645 or email tba@gtec.com.

Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (10 AM)
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Step back in time as J. E. Robinson Tours and the Alton Regional CVB guide you to local sites filled with a rich history.

The two-hour guided shuttle will stop at some of the sites that were once a part of the Underground Railroad, including Alton Museum of History and Art, Rocky Fork area, and more. Learn how Alton’s location along the Mighty Mississippi played a vital role in helping slaves reach freedom.

Remnants of history remain, buried beneath the streets of Alton. Come discover history for yourself.

Tour admission is $25/person. Please call the Alton CVB at (800) 258-6645 for more information or for advanced registration.

Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Amateur and professional photographers come together to present this annual exhibit, displaying photographs of the Village of Elsah and immediate areas in all seasons.

The purpose of this year’s exhibit “Elsah: A Hidden Surprise” is to celebrate and cultivate an appreciation for the unique beauty found in the quaint village of Elsah, Illinois in every season.

For more information, please click here.

Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (1 PM)
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Step back in time as J. E. Robinson Tours and the Alton Regional CVB guide you to local sites filled with a rich history.

The two-hour guided shuttle will stop at some of the sites that were once a part of the Underground Railroad, including Alton Museum of History and Art, Rocky Fork area, and more. Learn how Alton’s location along the Mighty Mississippi played a vital role in helping slaves reach freedom.

Remnants of history remain, buried beneath the streets of Alton. Come discover history for yourself.

Tour admission is $25/person. Please call the Alton CVB at (800) 258-6645 for more information or for advanced registration.

Jacoby Arts Center Concert: Blue Martini Jazz Trio
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm

Saturday, April 25th, hear some of your favorite jazz and show tunes performed live by Blue Martini Jazz Trio at Jacoby Arts Center!

For more information, please visit JAC’s website or call (618) 462-5222.

Apr
26
Sun
2015
Grafton Riverside Flea Market
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The most fabulous flea market on the river, Grafton Riverside Flea Market features over 50 vendors selling all types of items, including antiques, foods, tools, candles, furniture, and hand-crafted goods.

Join the fun the 4th weekend of each month March – October from 9-5 each day at the Loading Dock in historic Grafton, Illinois:
– March 28th and 29th
– April 25th and 26th
– May 23rd and 24th
– June 27th and 28th
– July 25th and 26th
– August 22nd and 23rd
– September 26th and 27th
– October 24th and 25th

For more information, call (800) 258-6645 or email tba@gtec.com.

Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Amateur and professional photographers come together to present this annual exhibit, displaying photographs of the Village of Elsah and immediate areas in all seasons.

The purpose of this year’s exhibit “Elsah: A Hidden Surprise” is to celebrate and cultivate an appreciation for the unique beauty found in the quaint village of Elsah, Illinois in every season.

For more information, please click here.

Mapping St. Louis History
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 9:00 pm

Take a walk through St. Louis history and view historic maps, rare books, and images commemorating the city’s 250th birthday.

Mercantile Library is located on the 2 lower levels of Thomas Jefferson Library (you will walk in on the 3rd floor). Exhibitions can be viewed during normal Thomas Jefferson Library hours. Enjoy the exhibition by yourself or take a free, docent-led tour Saturdays at 11 or Sundays at 2. Group tours can also be arranged. For more information, please visit umsl.edu or call (314) 516-7248.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

July 11, 2012
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