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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 8:00 am
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 1 @ 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,[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Aug 1 @ 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[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 4:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 1 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Aug 2 @ 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[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 2:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 2 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 4 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 4:00 pm
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 5 @ 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,[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 6 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
Alton Municipal Band Grand Finale Concert 8:00 pm
Alton Municipal Band Grand Finale Concert
Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Alton Municipal Band’s summer concert series goes out with a bang with their Grand Finale Concert Thursday, August 6th. For more information, please call (618) 465-6676.
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STLive on Washington Avenue 1:00 am
STLive on Washington Avenue
Aug 7 @ 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,[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 7 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
Meet the Beetles Tribute Concert 7:00 pm
Meet the Beetles Tribute Concert
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm
Step back in time as Meet the Beetles recreates the look, sound, and psychedelic atmosphere of a live Beatles concert! In this electrifying tribute to the legends, you can expect to hear hits such as[...]
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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 8:00 am
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 8 @ 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,[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 4:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 8 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Peach Festival 11:00 am
Peach Festival
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Celebrate the start of peach season in Grafton with Pere Marquette’s annual Peach Festival! Attracting visitors from all over the region, this festival offers the chance to enjoy a free family outing with lots of[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 2:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 10 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 11 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 4:00 pm
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 12 @ 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,[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 12 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 13 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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STLive on Washington Avenue 1:00 am
STLive on Washington Avenue
Aug 14 @ 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,[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 14 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
Movie Night at Glazebrook Park: The Lego Movie 8:30 pm
Movie Night at Glazebrook Park: The Lego Movie
Aug 14 @ 8:30 pm
This summer, spend an evening outdoors and enjoy a movie under the stars at Glazebrook Park during Godfrey’s Movie Nights in the Park series, presented with assistance from Liberty Bank. The event is free to attend,[...]
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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 8:00 am
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 15 @ 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,[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 4:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 15 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Cajun Beer Garden 12:00 pm
Cajun Beer Garden
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday, August 16th, visit the terrace at Pere Marquette for a fun-filled Cajun beer garden with lots of good eats! The event will feature live Cajun music, a Creole crawfish boil, and Abita beer. Abita[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 2:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 16 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 17 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 4:00 pm
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 19 @ 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,[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
Grafton’s Music in the Park: Outlaw Opry 7:00 pm
Grafton’s Music in the Park: Outlaw Opry
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy free live music in a beautiful setting by Outlaw Opry, a honky-tonk country band that describes their genre as “country with an attitude”. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs, as seating[...]
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STLive on Washington Avenue 1:00 am
STLive on Washington Avenue
Aug 21 @ 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,[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
Spirit of Peoria: Wine Tasting Dinner Cruise (Grafton) 6:30 pm
Spirit of Peoria: Wine Tasting Dinner Cruise (Grafton)
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Spend an evening taking in the breathtaking Mississippi sunset aboard the Spirit of Peoria, an authentic paddlewheel riverboat. Sit back, relax, and enjoy wines from Grafton Winery & Brewhaus and a meal from the Captain’s[...]
Jacoby Fall Concert Series: Just Sayin’ with Laurie Oyer and Mike Tice 7:30 pm
Jacoby Fall Concert Series: Just Sayin’ with Laurie Oyer and Mike Tice
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm
Friday, August 21st, enjoy Just Sayin’ with Laurie Oyer and Mike Tice, plus delicious eats from My Slice of Pie as part of Jacoby Arts Center’s Fall Concert Series. Laura Oyer and Mike Tice take the stage[...]
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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 8:00 am
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 22 @ 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,[...]
Grafton Riverside Flea Market 9:00 am
Grafton Riverside Flea Market
Aug 22 @ 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[...]
Pollinator Plants 11:00 am
Pollinator Plants
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Interested in the Riverbend’s native plants?  This “crash course’ will help you become familiar with native plants and how they are important to our nation’s pollinators. A portion of the program will be outdoors.
3rd Annual Alton Police K9 Classic Golf Tournament 12:00 pm
3rd Annual Alton Police K9 Classic Golf Tournament
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of golf and friendly competition while supporting a good cause with the 3rd annual Alton Police K9 Classic Golf Tournament! 100% of the proceeds go to the Alton Police K9 Fund. Registration[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 4:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Indie ‘N Summer Night Market 5:00 pm
Indie ‘N Summer Night Market
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm
Beat the heat with cold brews and cool local music at Old Bakery Beer Company’s Indie ‘N Summer Night Market! Shop hand-made goods and vintage items from both sides of the river, relax, and enjoy[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 22 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
Alton Marina’s Anniversary Party 7:00 pm
Alton Marina’s Anniversary Party
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Enjoy tasty BBQ, drinks, live entertainment by Glendale Riders, and even a “Year in Review” at Alton Marina’s Anniversary Party!
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Grafton Riverside Flea Market 9:00 am
Grafton Riverside Flea Market
Aug 23 @ 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[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 2:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Carillon Concert at Gordon Moore Park 5:30 pm
Carillon Concert at Gordon Moore Park
Aug 23 @ 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[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 23 @ 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 7:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Spirit of Peoria: Full Day Cruise (St. Louis to Grafton) 9:00 am
Spirit of Peoria: Full Day Cruise (St. Louis to Grafton)
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy a full day of fun and relaxation aboard the Spirit of Peoria! The cruise, which travels both the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, is all-inclusive, complete with such amenities as: — all-you-can-eat meals — professional[...]
Heartland Prairie Walks at Gordon Moore Park 5:30 pm
Heartland Prairie Walks at Gordon Moore Park
Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm
Join The Nature Institute for a guided walk through the beautiful Heartland Prairie at Gordon Moore Park. Walks will focus on identifying native plants and birds. Prior to the hike, the group will also discuss[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 7:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 4:00 pm
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 26 @ 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,[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 7:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 7:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
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STLive on Washington Avenue 1:00 am
STLive on Washington Avenue
Aug 28 @ 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,[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 7:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
The Tyler Hammond Band in Grafton 7:00 pm
The Tyler Hammond Band in Grafton
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Enjoy a delicious dinner and free, live music by The Tyler Hammond Band at Grafton Winery & Brewhaus. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 8:00 am
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Aug 29 @ 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,[...]
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour 10:00 am
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour
Aug 29 @ 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[...]
Car Cruise In at The Confluence Tower 4:00 pm
Car Cruise In at The Confluence Tower
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cruise to the Confluence Tower and admire beautifully restored classic cars, a fun event for car enthusiasts of any age! The first 50 cars to register will receive a free tour of the Tower and[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 4:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Sauce Alton Food Truck Festival 4:00 pm
Sauce Alton Food Truck Festival
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy a sampling of various types of global street food from the region’s best food trucks, each with unique offerings. In addition, the amphitheater’s concession team will be selling beverages of all types. While you[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 7:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia. Each[...]
Super Moon Viewing Party 7:00 pm
Super Moon Viewing Party
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, August 29th, head to Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower to get a breathtaking view of the Super Moon! Amateur astronomer Steve Sands will explain what a Super Moon is and what effect it may[...]
Moonlight Hike 7:30 pm
Moonlight Hike
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm
Illuminated only by the moonlight, enjoy a hike through the serene woodland trails of the Mississippi Sanctuary or the Olin Nature Preserve. Trail terrain is light to moderate. Meet at The Nature Institute’s Talahi Lodge[...]
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Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 2:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor promptly at 4 pm. The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour[...]
Carillon Concert at Gordon Moore Park 5:30 pm
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[...]
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