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4:00 am Annual Quilt & Church Tour
Annual Quilt & Church Tour
Oct 18 @ 4:00 am – 11:00 am
On Calhoun County’s annual Quilt & Church Tour, quilts (some dating back to the 1800s) belonging to residents are displayed in several historic churches in the Villages of Kampsville, Hardin, and Brussels. There will also[...]
8:00 am Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Offering an abundance of items, the Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market features fresh produce, delicious baked goods, unique crafts, jewelry, other various handmade items, and much more. Each Saturday, come check out all that Alton’s[...]
9:00 am Greater St. Louis Daffodil Society Bulb Sale
Greater St. Louis Daffodil Society Bulb Sale
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
New cultivars as well as old favorites will be sold by the area’s top growers, who will be available to give plant care advice and share information about their organization. For more information, please visit[...]
10:00 am Grafton Rendezvous
Grafton Rendezvous
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am
Pre-1840 history comes alive on the banks of the Illinois River at the annual Grafton Rendezvous. The event will feature period dress, demonstrations of archery and tomahawk and knife throwing, and traders selling items of[...]
10:00 am Great Godfrey Corn Maze
Great Godfrey Corn Maze
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – Oct 18 @ 10:00 pm
Embark on an “a-MAZE-ing” adventure through the Great Godfrey Corn Maze, this year featuring a Harry Potter theme! Cut into 7 acres of corn, the maze is certainly challenging to navigate… and is an even[...]
10:00 am Historic Elsah Shuttle Tour — LIMITED SPACES REMAINING
Historic Elsah Shuttle Tour — LIMITED SPACES REMAINING
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Step back in time with a tour of the enchanting historic village of Elsah. Delight in the breathtaking scenery and beautiful fall foliage of this quaint village nestled in a valley along the Mississippi River[...]
10:00 am Janaina Tschäpe: The Ocean Within Exhibit
Janaina Tschäpe: The Ocean Within Exhibit
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
German/Brazilian artist Janaina Tschäpe gives a new look into the ocean landscape with St. Louis Art Museum’s new exhibit, The Ocean Within. Tschäpe explores both observed and imagined views of the landscape across a wide[...]
10:00 am Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake Exhibit
Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake Exhibit
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
In celebration of the city’s 250th birthday, St. Louis Art Museum presents Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake. This free exhibit showcases extraordinary art from the reign of Louis IX, as well as later works inspired[...]
10:30 am Lock-n-Dam Cruise
Lock-n-Dam Cruise
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Cruise through the fascinating Mississippi River lock system and learn about the engineering feat as you enjoy a delicious buffet and live Dixieland music. Lock-n-Dam Cruises sail every Saturday from September 27 through October 18.[...]
11:00 am Oktoberfest at Piasa Winery
Oktoberfest at Piasa Winery
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am
Celebrate German culture this fall with Piasa Winery and Pub’s Oktoberfest! For more information, please call (618) 786-9463.
12:00 pm Alton Chili Cook-Off
Alton Chili Cook-Off
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Referred to as the “hottest” event of the fall, the Downtown Alton Chili Cook-off is happening Saturday, October 18! Local chili experts will compete for the “Best Chili” and “People’s Choice” awards. Head downtown to[...]
12:00 pm Downtown Alton Fall Festival
Downtown Alton Fall Festival
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm
Enjoy the beautiful fall weather and a great day full of fun with Downtown Alton’s Fall Festival! There will be a chili cook-off from noon to 3, as well as food, a beer tent, and[...]
1:00 pm Mansions of Middletown Shuttle Tour
Mansions of Middletown Shuttle Tour
Oct 18 @ 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[...]
1:00 pm Vintage Voices
Vintage Voices
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The past comes alive with Vintage Voices, presented by Alton Little Theater! In Vintage Voices: “Leading Ladies and City Fathers”, authentically-dressed actors and historians will bring to life the city’s rich history and some of[...]
3:00 pm Alton/Godfrey Traveling Trivia
Alton/Godfrey Traveling Trivia
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
Travel to diverse historic sites throughout the Alton and Godfrey areas as an active participant in local Trivial Pursuit! Clues will be given at each site, and maps will be available. Traveling Trivia is $60[...]
3:00 pm Fall Color River Festival (SOLD OUT)
Fall Color River Festival (SOLD OUT)
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fall foliage is in full bloom all along the river bluffs! Cruise the river and learn about the area’s rich history and geographical features as you take in the stunning views of the scenery surrounding[...]
7:00 pm Bach, Beethoven, and the Big Band
Bach, Beethoven, and the Big Band
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
This commemorative concert kicks off Alton Symphony Orchestra’s 70th season with style. The concert reminisces on ASO’s early performances Beethoven’s Symphony No 1 as well as Big Band music of the World War II era.[...]
7:30 pm GRCS Concert: Hello and Farewell
GRCS Concert: Hello and Farewell
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Life is full of beginnings and endings, hellos and goodbyes. Some are as simple as “Good Morning” or “Good Night”, but others are lasting and more important. Great Rivers Choral Society pays tribute to all[...]
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