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Aug
30
Sun
2015
Carillon Concert at Gordon Moore Park
Aug 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Come and hear the melodic chimes of the Carillon Tower bells in the Nan Elliot Rose Garden at Gordon Moore Park.
Each Sunday of the summer, a talented local musician will play the bells for all to hear. Come, spread out a blanket, and enjoy the enchanting Carillon bells!
Concerts are free and last approximately 30 minutes. For more information, please call (618) 465-6676.

Sep
2
Wed
2015
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Sep 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 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.

Sep
4
Fri
2015
STLive on Washington Avenue
Sep 4 @ 1:00 am – 1:00 am

Washington Avenue comes alive with the sound of music every Friday night for 52 weeks (yes, you read that correctly)!

Each Friday, hear live music at various restaurants, including Tigin, Pi, Robust, Prime 1000, Stanley’s, Flamingo Bowl, Lucas Park Grill, Wash Ave Post, Sen Thai, and many, many more. In addition to the great live music, these restaurants will also be offering drink and dinner specials.

All genres of music will be represented, so there will always be something for everyone!

Stay up-to-date with deals, music, and more at STLive’s Facebook page.

Dinner & A Show with Juggling Jeff
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
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, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd & 24th) 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 (1 pm to sunset) 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
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.

Sep
5
Sat
2015
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
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
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
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
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, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd & 24th) 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 (1 pm to sunset) until October 25th. Please call (618) 466-1483 with any questions.

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

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