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Jul
22
Tue
2014
Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert: Whiskey Dixon (country cover band)
Jul 22 @ 5:15 pm – Jul 22 @ 9:00 pm

Delight in live music and entertainment beneath a breathtaking summer sunset! Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce presents their summer concert series June 3rd – August 12th, with concerts each Tuesday (excluding July 1) in Faust Park.

The park opens at 5:15 pm, and concessions will be available for purchase beginning at 5:30. Food trucks will also be on park grounds. Concerts begin at 7. For more information, please visit chesterfieldmochamber.com or call (636) 532-3399.

The Refinery Project: Images of Beauty and Industry
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 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.

Movie Nights at Piasa Winery
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm

Join Piasa Winery for a movie under the stars on the Grafton Riverfront. Movies begin at dusk each Wednesday of the summer.

Movies include:
5/28 – Austin Powers
6/4 – Major League
6/11 – The Muppet Movie
6/18 – Stand By Me
6/25 – Sixteen Candles
7/2 – Jurassic Park
7/9 – Aladdin
7/16 – Mary Poppins
7/23 – Home Alone
7/30 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
8/6 – The Sound of Music
8/13 – Clueless
8/20 – Big
8/27 – Rattle and Hum
9/3 – Rocky Horror Picture Show

For more information, please call (618) 786-9463.

Jul
23
Wed
2014
Desert Show: Plants of Southern Africa and Madagascar
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Get a glimpse of Southern Africa and Madagascar all without leaving St. Louis with Missouri Botanical Garden’s Desert Show: Plants of Southern Africa and Madagascar.

This exhibit highlights the rarely seen flora of the arid regions of South Africa and Madagascar and gives a look at the people of the region and how they utilize indigenous plant species.

Visitors can enjoy the diverse beauty of these fascinating ecosystems as well as learn about the work being done to preserve these habitats.

The Desert Show is open 9 am to 5 pm daily June 28 – July 27. Tickets are $5 in addition to regular garden admission, which runs $4 to $8.

For more information, please call (314) 577-5100 or visit mobot.org.

Apollo Moon Landing Celebration
Jul 23 @ 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.

The Refinery Project: Images of Beauty and Industry
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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.

Twilight Thursdays at the Confluence Tower
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Looking to get the best possible view of the sunset? Twilight Thursdays at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower will offer you that chance!
150 feet in the air, the Confluence Tower will give you an unforgettable view!
Whether you bring family, friends, a special someone, or just yourself, you are sure to have a wonderful time taking in the stunning sunset over the Mighty Mississippi.
Don’t forget to look at sunset times and plan your trip accordingly. For more information, please call (618) 251-9101.

Missouri Botanical Garden Whitaker Music Festival – Augusta Bottoms Consort
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm

Enjoy the sounds of Augusta Bottoms Consort, an acoustic group playing Folk, old country, and Americana styles, as you take in the beauty of the Garden grounds in summertime bloom.

Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic dinner. Sandwiches and beverages will also be available for purchase. Pets, barbecue grills, fireworks, and sparklers are not allowed.

The concert begins at 7:30, and admission is free after 5 pm. The Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden will also remain open until 7, with free admission after 5. For more information, please visit mobot.org or call (314) 577-5100.

This festival is funded by the Whitaker Foundation, an organization dedicated to encouraging the preservation and use of parks and enriching lives through the arts.

July 11, 2012
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