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The Songs of Frogs & Toads 6:30 pm
The Songs of Frogs & Toads
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm
Open to anyone over age 5 or older, this program presented by naturalist Paul Shetley will educate participants about amphibians. Mr. Shetley will give a slideshow presentation about his experiences with amphibians, and participants will[...]
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36th Annual Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park 6:00 pm
36th Annual Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm
Are you a fan of fine art? Come check out the 36th annual Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park! Ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, digital art, jewelry, glass, sculpture, and wood are just some of the[...]
3 Charming Chicks Collectors Market 10:00 am
3 Charming Chicks Collectors Market
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Shop antiques, collectibles, unique gifts and much more during the monthly 3 Charming Chicks Market! For more information, please call one of the following: (618) 208-7961, (618) 616-6480, or (618) 593-5898.
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Historic Alton Shuttle Tour 10:00 am
Historic Alton Shuttle Tour
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a narrated shuttle tour of many of the historical sites and beautifully restored homes of the 177-year-old Alton, Illinois. Highlights of the tour include the Robert Wadlow statue, the Lovejoy[...]
Military Encampments 10:00 am
Military Encampments
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Relive history and learn about the mid-1800s military regimes of different nations. There will be American, British, and Spanish camps on display, featuring live reenactments. Admission is free. For more information, call (618) 251-5811.
Wildflower Walks at The Nature Institute 11:00 am
Wildflower Walks at The Nature Institute
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy a scenic walk through The Nature Institute’s preserves in search of spring flowers. Guided by Education Director Patti Brown, this nature walk features trails through Heartland Prairie at Gordon Moore Park. The walk is[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 5 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
Mansions of Middletown Shuttle Tour 1:00 pm
Mansions of Middletown Shuttle Tour
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Back in the day, business was booming and life was great for many of Alton’s industrialists… and their homes showed it! Walk through the front doors and enjoy the grandeur of some of these magnificent[...]
Stargazing at Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower 7:00 pm
Stargazing at Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm
Atop the third deck (150 feet above ground) of the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower, view and learn about stars and constellations from a skilled astronomer. A telescope will also be available for use during[...]
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Military Encampments 10:00 am
Military Encampments
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Relive history and learn about the mid-1800s military regimes of different nations. There will be American, British, and Spanish camps on display, featuring live reenactments. Admission is free. For more information, call (618) 251-5811.
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 6 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
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Spring Fling Dinner at Grafton Winery and Brewhaus 7:00 pm
Spring Fling Dinner at Grafton Winery and Brewhaus
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 10, join Grafton Winery and Brewhaus for a succulent 4-course dinner, complete with three berry soup, tomato salad, your choice of 3 savory entrees, and black and white cakes with fresh berries for[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 11 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
Murder in Maybury Mystery Dinner Theatre 6:30 pm
Murder in Maybury Mystery Dinner Theatre
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm
Join Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center for an exciting evening of mystery and mayhem in Maybury, the quietest little town in the whole country. But Earnest T Sass just keeps ruining everything! Get ready[...]
Billy Joel LIVE! 8:00 pm
Billy Joel LIVE!
Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm
The “Piano Man” himself, Billy Joel is coming to St. Louis Friday, April 11! The Rock and Roll legend will be performing classic hits and audience favorites, putting on a show you won’t want to[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Riverbend Earth Day Festival 12:00 pm
Riverbend Earth Day Festival
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Nature Institute will host its 3rd annual Riverbend Earth Day Festival, rain or shine, Saturday April 12 on the grounds of Piasa Harbor. This fun, free, family-friendly event is a celebration of nature, music,[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 12 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 13 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Moonlight Hike 7:00 pm
Moonlight Hike
Apr 15 @ 7:00 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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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 18 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
Around the World Wine Dinner – Food & Wine of Tuscany 6:30 pm
Around the World Wine Dinner – Food & Wine of Tuscany
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm
Take a trip around the world the third Friday of each month with a 4-course dinner, created by chefs from Catering St. Louis. Each course is a dish from a particular region and is paired[...]
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Historic Alton Shuttle Tour 10:00 am
Historic Alton Shuttle Tour
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a narrated shuttle tour of many of the historical sites and beautifully restored homes of the 177-year-old Alton, Illinois. Highlights of the tour include the Robert Wadlow statue, the Lovejoy[...]
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 19 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
Alton Symphony Orchestra: Young Artist Concert 7:00 pm
Alton Symphony Orchestra: Young Artist Concert
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm
Alton Symphony Orchestra proudly features the winners of the Marie Stillwell Young Artists Concerto Competition Saturday, April 19 at Lewis & Clark Community College at 7 pm. The Orchestra will accompany the young artists performing[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 20 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 25 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
Hakuna Matata: Sunset Wine Cruise 6:00 pm
Hakuna Matata: Sunset Wine Cruise
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm
Relax and cruise the Mighty Mississippi aboard the Hakuna Matata, while taking in the stunning river sunset and sampling several types of luscious wines. Boarding begins at Alton Marina at 6 pm, 30 minutes prior[...]
State Street Market: Live Jazz Night 6:00 pm
State Street Market: Live Jazz Night
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm
Join State Street Market for a fabulous evening of smooth jazz. Enjoy a delicious meal from a special prix fixe menu with live jazz featuring Third Coast Jazz & Blues Band. Reservations are recommended. Please[...]
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Grafton Riverside Flea Market 9:00 am
Grafton Riverside Flea Market
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – Apr 27 @ 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 Arbor Day Celebration 8:30 am
Annual Arbor Day Celebration
Apr 26 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join the village of Godfrey and celebrate the environment with the Annual Arbor Day Celebration! The day kicks off with a youth fishing derby and continues with lots more fun all throughout! The event is[...]
Hakuna Matata: Cruise with the Birds 10:00 am
Hakuna Matata: Cruise with the Birds
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
See and hear the birds that call the Mississippi home in the spring months while cruising the Mighty Mississippi aboard the Hakuna Matata. A naturalist from the Audubon Center will inform passengers of the birding[...]
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tours 10:00 am
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tours
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 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 that[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 26 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
Hakuna Matata: Sweets on the Mississippi Cruise 1:00 pm
Hakuna Matata: Sweets on the Mississippi Cruise
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Enjoy some tasty treats and sweets while taking in the majesty of the Mighty Mississippi aboard the Hakuna Matata. There will also be a sundae bar (provided by The Whole Scoop in Grafton) with toppings[...]
Hakuna Matata: Sunset Wine Cruise 6:00 pm
Hakuna Matata: Sunset Wine Cruise
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm
Relax and cruise the Mighty Mississippi aboard the Hakuna Matata, while taking in the stunning river sunset and sampling several types of luscious wines. Boarding begins at Alton Marina at 6 pm, 30 minutes prior[...]
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Bird Hike with The Audubon 8:00 am
Bird Hike with The Audubon
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am
Enjoy a peaceful morning bird walk wit Lane Richter from the Audubon Center at the Riverlands. Participants will learn about and listen for the many migrating songbirds on The Nature Institute property. The walk is[...]
Hakuna Matata: Cruise with the Birds 10:00 am
Hakuna Matata: Cruise with the Birds
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
See and hear the birds that call the Mississippi home in the spring months while cruising the Mighty Mississippi aboard the Hakuna Matata. A naturalist from the Audubon Center will inform passengers of the birding[...]
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit 1:00 pm
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
Apr 27 @ 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 Gem in our[...]
Hakuna Matata: Sweets on the Mississippi Cruise 1:00 pm
Hakuna Matata: Sweets on the Mississippi Cruise
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Enjoy some tasty treats and sweets while taking in the majesty of the Mighty Mississippi aboard the Hakuna Matata. There will also be a sundae bar (provided by The Whole Scoop in Grafton) with toppings[...]
Piasa Winery Mushroom Festival 1:00 pm
Piasa Winery Mushroom Festival
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Music, food, and fun await at Piasa Winery’s annual Mushroom Festival! Check out the Mushroom Cook-Off, in which local chefs will show off their best mushroom dishes. For just $10, guests can enter the tasting[...]
Greater Alton Concert Association: John Davidson 3:00 pm
Greater Alton Concert Association: John Davidson
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm
Greater Alton Concert Association presents John Davidson, a true “jack of all trades.” You may remember seeing him on “Hollywood Squares,” “That’s Incredible!” and even the Johnny Carson Show. In addition to his television success,[...]
Hakuna Matata: Sunset Wine Cruise 6:00 pm
Hakuna Matata: Sunset Wine Cruise
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm
Relax and cruise the Mighty Mississippi aboard the Hakuna Matata, while taking in the stunning river sunset and sampling several types of luscious wines. Boarding begins at Alton Marina at 6 pm, 30 minutes prior[...]
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Hakuna Matata: Cruise with the Birds 10:00 am
Hakuna Matata: Cruise with the Birds
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
See and hear the birds that call the Mississippi home in the spring months while cruising the Mighty Mississippi aboard the Hakuna Matata. A naturalist from the Audubon Center will inform passengers of the birding[...]
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit 10:00 am
Legendary Mustang Sanctuary Exhibit
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This unique exhibit features the work of 3 photographers, displaying their photographs of wild mustangs! Stop in now through Saturday, May 3 to see photos of the majestic creatures in all their glory! For more[...]
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