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STLive on Washington Avenue 1:00 am
STLive on Washington Avenue
May 1 @ 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,[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 1 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 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[...]
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Tailgate Sales 7:00 am
Tailgate Sales
May 2 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cash in on some unwanted goods or shop for a new treasure (or both!) at Tailgate Sales at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater May 2nd from 7 am to 3 pm. The sale of crafts, antiques,[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 8:00 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 2 @ 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 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[...]
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Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 3 @ 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[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 1:00 pm
Mapping St. Louis History
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – May 3 @ 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[...]
Moonlight Hike 7:30 pm
Moonlight Hike
May 3 @ 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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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 4 @ 8:30 am – May 4 @ 11:30 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 5 @ 8:30 am – May 5 @ 11:30 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 6 @ 8:30 am – May 6 @ 11:30 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 7 @ 8:30 am – May 7 @ 11:30 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[...]
Aida 8:00 pm
Aida
May 7 @ 8:00 pm
The St. Louis Symphony brings Verdi’s incomparable Aida, the story of ill-fated lovers in ancient Egypt, to Powell Hall for 2 performances only. This larger-than-life performance by the orchestra, an internationally renowned cast, and the[...]
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STLive on Washington Avenue 1:00 am
STLive on Washington Avenue
May 8 @ 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,[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 8 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 8 @ 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:00 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 9 @ 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[...]
Birthday Party at The Tower 9:30 am
Birthday Party at The Tower
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower’s 5th birthday with special treats and activities. As the Tower’s gift, all Hartford residents will receive a free tour of the Tower with proof of residency. Please call (618)[...]
Lewis & Clark: Point of Departure 10:00 am
Lewis & Clark: Point of Departure
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Commemorate the departure of the Lewis & Clark expedition from Camp River Dubois with a real-life reenactment of the historic event! Witness a glimpse of life in 1803-1804 as re-enactos portray the departure and military[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 9 @ 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
May 9 @ 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[...]
Great Rivers Choral Society: River Music 7:30 pm
Great Rivers Choral Society: River Music
May 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Drum songs, folk songs, blues, and jazz were all created along the banks of the Mississippi River, making it one of the most musical rivers in the world! Celebrate the musical history of the Mississippi[...]
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Lewis & Clark: Point of Departure 10:00 am
Lewis & Clark: Point of Departure
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Commemorate the departure of the Lewis & Clark expedition from Camp River Dubois with a real-life reenactment of the historic event! Witness a glimpse of life in 1803-1804 as re-enactos portray the departure and military[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 10 @ 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[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 1:00 pm
Mapping St. Louis History
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – May 10 @ 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[...]
Great Rivers Choral Society: River Music 3:00 pm
Great Rivers Choral Society: River Music
May 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Drum songs, folk songs, blues, and jazz were all created along the banks of the Mississippi River, making it one of the most musical rivers in the world! Celebrate the musical history of the Mississippi[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 11 @ 8:30 am – May 11 @ 11:30 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 12 @ 8:30 am – May 12 @ 11:30 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 13 @ 8:30 am – May 13 @ 11:30 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 14 @ 8:30 am – May 14 @ 11:30 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[...]
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STLive on Washington Avenue 1:00 am
STLive on Washington Avenue
May 15 @ 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,[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 15 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 15 @ 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:00 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 16 @ 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 16 @ 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[...]
Grafton Winery Blues Festival 1:00 pm
Grafton Winery Blues Festival
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kick back and enjoy a weekend of live blues and great food and drink at Grafton Winery & Brewhaus with the annual Grafton Winery Blues Festival May 16th (1 to 9) and 17th (12 to[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 4:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
May 16 @ 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[...]
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Grafton Winery Blues Festival 12:00 pm
Grafton Winery Blues Festival
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kick back and enjoy a weekend of live blues and great food and drink at Grafton Winery & Brewhaus with the annual Grafton Winery Blues Festival May 16th (1 to 9) and 17th (12 to[...]
Hawaiian Beer Garden 12:00 pm
Hawaiian Beer Garden
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pretend for an afternoon that we’re not landlocked and visit the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a luau like no other! This Hawaiian Beer Garden will feature live steel drum music, savory pineapple pork[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 17 @ 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[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 1:00 pm
Mapping St. Louis History
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – May 17 @ 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 18 @ 8:30 am – May 18 @ 11:30 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[...]
Spirit of Peoria: Afternoon Sightseeing Cruise (Alton) 3:00 pm
Spirit of Peoria: Afternoon Sightseeing Cruise (Alton)
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Set sail on an authentic paddlewheel boat and enjoy a pleasant spring afternoon afloat, taking in the scenic beauty of the Mighty Mississippi. Cruising time is 90 minutes. Boarding begins at 2:30 pm, 30 minutes[...]
Spirit of Peoria: Dinner Cruise (Alton) 7:00 pm
Spirit of Peoria: Dinner Cruise (Alton)
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Delight in a scenic sunset cruise, complete with a full dinner, aboard the Spirit of Peoria. The cruise travels the Mississippi, showcasing the majestic beauty found in the area’s scenery. Cruising time is 2 hours.[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 19 @ 8:30 am – May 19 @ 11:30 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[...]
Spirit of Peoria: Morning Sightseeing Cruise (Alton) 9:30 am
Spirit of Peoria: Morning Sightseeing Cruise (Alton)
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Set sail on an authentic paddlewheel boat and enjoy a pleasant spring morning afloat, taking in the scenic beauty of the Mighty Mississippi. Cruising time is 90 minutes. Boarding begins at 9:00 am, 30 minutes[...]
Spirit of Peoria: Lunch Cruise (Alton) 12:30 pm
Spirit of Peoria: Lunch Cruise (Alton)
May 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Delight in a scenic cruise, complete with a full lunch, aboard the Spirit of Peoria. The cruise travels the Mississippi, showcasing the majestic beauty found in the area’s scenery. Cruising time is 2 hours. Boarding[...]
Spirit of Peoria: Afternoon Sightseeing Cruise (Alton) 4:00 pm
Spirit of Peoria: Afternoon Sightseeing Cruise (Alton)
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Set sail on an authentic paddlewheel boat and enjoy a pleasant spring afternoon afloat, taking in the scenic beauty of the Mighty Mississippi. Cruising time is 90 minutes. Boarding begins at 3:30 pm, 30 minutes[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 20 @ 8:30 am – May 20 @ 11:30 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[...]
Gourmet Wine Pairing Dinner 6:30 pm
Gourmet Wine Pairing Dinner
May 20 @ 6:30 pm
Indulge in a 4 course gourmet meal, with each course paired with a luscious wine. As you enjoy your meal, listen as Pere Marquette’s Wine Expert explains each of the specialty wines and how the[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 21 @ 8:30 am – May 21 @ 11:30 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[...]
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STLive on Washington Avenue 1:00 am
STLive on Washington Avenue
May 22 @ 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,[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 22 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 22 @ 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:00 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 23 @ 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[...]
Grafton Riverside Flea Market 9:00 am
Grafton Riverside Flea Market
May 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – May 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[...]
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: The Barber of Seville (Gioachino Rossini, 1816) 8:00 pm
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: The Barber of Seville (Gioachino Rossini, 1816)
May 23 @ 8:00 pm
Rossini’s dazzling score sets the gold standard for opera; The Barber of Seville is fresh, elegant, funny, and packed with “vocal fireworks”! Watch as young barber Figaro helps Count Almaviva steal the beautiful Rosina away[...]
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Grafton Riverside Flea Market 9:00 am
Grafton Riverside Flea Market
May 24 @ 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 24 @ 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[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 1:00 pm
Mapping St. Louis History
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – May 24 @ 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[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – May 24 @ 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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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 25 @ 8:30 am – May 25 @ 11:30 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[...]
Alton Memorial Day Parade 10:00 am
Alton Memorial Day Parade
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Celebrate Memorial Day and honor those who bravely serve our country with the nation’s oldest consecutive running parade! Alton’s first Memorial Day parade was held in 1868, just three years after the end of the[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 26 @ 8:30 am – May 26 @ 11:30 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[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 27 @ 8:30 am – May 27 @ 11:30 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[...]
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: The Barber of Seville (Gioachino Rossini, 1816) 8:00 pm
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: The Barber of Seville (Gioachino Rossini, 1816)
May 27 @ 8:00 pm
Rossini’s dazzling score sets the gold standard for opera; The Barber of Seville is fresh, elegant, funny, and packed with “vocal fireworks”! Watch as young barber Figaro helps Count Almaviva steal the beautiful Rosina away[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 28 @ 8:30 am – May 28 @ 11:30 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[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – May 28 @ 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
May 29 @ 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,[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 8:30 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 29 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 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[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 29 @ 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[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – May 29 @ 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[...]
Polka Party Dinner Dance 6:00 pm
Polka Party Dinner Dance
May 29 @ 6:00 pm
Enjoy a buffet of Pere Marquette’s famous fried chicken, along with some other tasty sides, and dance the night away to live polka music! Dinner begins at 6 in the ballroom, and dancing begins at[...]
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: T)he Barber of Seville (Gioachino Rossini, 1816 8:00 pm
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: T)he Barber of Seville (Gioachino Rossini, 1816
May 29 @ 8:00 pm
Rossini’s dazzling score sets the gold standard for opera; The Barber of Seville is fresh, elegant, funny, and packed with “vocal fireworks”! Watch as young barber Figaro helps Count Almaviva steal the beautiful Rosina away[...]
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Mapping St. Louis History 8:00 am
Mapping St. Louis History
May 30 @ 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[...]
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (10 AM) 10:00 am
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (10 AM)
May 30 @ 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[...]
Great Rivers Festival 12:00 pm
Great Rivers Festival
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the National Great Rivers Museum and the Audubon Center at Riverlands as they come together to celebrate the confluence of 3 major rivers: the Mississippi, the Missouri, and the Illinois. The event will feature[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 30 @ 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[...]
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (1 PM) 1:00 pm
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (1 PM)
May 30 @ 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[...]
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise 4:00 pm
Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – May 30 @ 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[...]
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: La Rondine (Giacomo Puccini) 8:00 pm
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: La Rondine (Giacomo Puccini)
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Can a beautiful, sophisticated Paris courtesan find happiness with a young man from the country, or will her past get in the way? Opera Theatre Music Director Stephen Lord (The Elixir of Love, Sweeney Todd)[...]
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: La Rondine (Giacomo Puccini, 1917) 8:00 pm
Opera Theatre of St. Louis: La Rondine (Giacomo Puccini, 1917)
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Can a beautiful, sophisticated Paris courtesan find happiness with a young man from the country, or will her past get in the way? Opera Theatre Music Director Stephen Lord (The Elixir of Love, Sweeney Todd)[...]
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Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 31 @ 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[...]
Mapping St. Louis History 1:00 pm
Mapping St. Louis History
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – May 31 @ 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[...]
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined 6:00 pm
Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – May 31 @ 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[...]
July 11, 2012
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