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Alton, IL & St. Louis Area

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Polka Party @ Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Delight in an afternoon of toe-tappin’ fun with Pere Marquette’s Polka Party! Have a dance in the Great Room, or sit and take in the views of the river as you enjoy live accordion music.

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance or at the door. Beverages will be available for purchase in Mary Michelle Winery or at the Front Desk. Please call (618) 786-2331 with any questions.

“Death of a Blackheart” Mystery Dinner Theater @ Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm

Welcome aboard the largest cruise liner to sail the seas, the Gigantic! But what will happen when the cruise passengers encounter pirates, including Captain Jack Blackheart, who has cheated more people and emptied more pockets than any other? At Pere Marquette’s dinner theater, you’ll meet lots of interesting characters and perhaps even play one!

Dinner includes Pere Marquette’s famous fried chicken, some scrumptious sides and desserts, and coffee, tea, and water. Additional beverages will also be available for purchase.

Tickets are $45 and include tax and gratuity. Please call (618) 786-2331 for more information.

Journey & The Doobie Brothers with Dave Mason @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm

One of the most popular American rock bands of all time, Journey hits St. Louis this summer with The Doobie Brothers and special guest Dave Mason as part of San Francisco Fest 2016 Tour.

With a catalog of hits including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Faithfully,” and “Anyway You Want It,” among countless others, Journey remains one of the most iconic groups in modern music.  For more than 40 years, The Doobie Brothers have been creating roots-based, harmony-laden rock ‘n roll remembered through the ages.



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