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Alton, IL & St. Louis Area

Attractions, Activities, Events & Happenings


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Apr
29
Fri
Bullets in the Bathtub Mystery Dinner Theater @ Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm

Step back in time and visit Trixie’s Speakeasy, located in the heart of Chicago in the roaring ’20s. There’s more than a few shady and suspicious characters around, but the worst is Harry “Bullets” Hyde. There’s no telling what will happen if someone makes him mad. Join Pere Marquette Lodge for an exciting evening of murder, mystery and mayhem at the Mystery Dinner Theatre, where you can be a star!

Admission is $45/person and includes dinner, tax, and gratuity. Please call (618) 786-2331 ext. 338 to purchase tickets.

May
6
Fri
Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park @ Laumeier Sculpture Park
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This nationally renowned fine arts and crafts fair features 150 artists from across the country, displaying original works of various media, including ceramics, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, paining, sculpture, photography, and more. The fair will also include food and drink vendors, music, and other entertainment throughout the weekend.

The fair is open 6 pm – 10 pm Friday (6), 10 am – 8 pm Saturday (7), and 10 am – 5 pm Sunday (8). For more information, please call (314) 821-1209 or visit laumeiersculpturepark.org.

May
7
Sat
Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park @ Laumeier Sculpture Park
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This nationally renowned fine arts and crafts fair features 150 artists from across the country, displaying original works of various media, including ceramics, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, paining, sculpture, photography, and more. The fair will also include food and drink vendors, music, and other entertainment throughout the weekend.

The fair is open 6 pm – 10 pm Friday (6), 10 am – 8 pm Saturday (7), and 10 am – 5 pm Sunday (8). For more information, please call (314) 821-1209 or visit laumeiersculpturepark.org.

Vintage Baseball Game @ Lewis & Clark State Historic Site
May 7 @ 10:00 am

Enjoy baseball as it was played way back in the day with a vintage baseball game at Lewis & Clark State Historic Site! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy gentlemanly sportsmanship of the 19th century, featuring Alton Baseball Club.

For more information, please call (618) 251-5811 and ask for Pam.

May
8
Sun
Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park @ Laumeier Sculpture Park
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This nationally renowned fine arts and crafts fair features 150 artists from across the country, displaying original works of various media, including ceramics, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, paining, sculpture, photography, and more. The fair will also include food and drink vendors, music, and other entertainment throughout the weekend.

The fair is open 6 pm – 10 pm Friday (6), 10 am – 8 pm Saturday (7), and 10 am – 5 pm Sunday (8). For more information, please call (314) 821-1209 or visit laumeiersculpturepark.org.

May
12
Thu
ALT: Skin Deep @ Alton Little Theater
May 12 @ 7:30 pm

In Alton Little Theater’s latest production, “Skin Deep”, large and lovable Maureen gives love one final chance when she goes on a blind date with Joseph, who is sweet but dangerously forthright. In the meantime, we’re also introduced to Maureen’s sister Sheila and her husband Squire, who are having problems of their own. This hilariously heart-warming tale is filled with clever and charming one-liners that are sure to put a smile on your face!

Admission is $17 for adults and $10 for students. For more information, please call (618) 462-6562.

May
13
Fri
ALT: Skin Deep @ Alton Little Theater
May 13 @ 7:30 pm

In Alton Little Theater’s latest production, “Skin Deep”, large and lovable Maureen gives love one final chance when she goes on a blind date with Joseph, who is sweet but dangerously forthright. In the meantime, we’re also introduced to Maureen’s sister Sheila and her husband Squire, who are having problems of their own. This hilariously heart-warming tale is filled with clever and charming one-liners that are sure to put a smile on your face!

Admission is $17 for adults and $10 for students. For more information, please call (618) 462-6562.

May
14
Sat
The Harman Family Bluegrass Band @ Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower
May 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Head to the Confluence Tower and enjoy an evening of live music by The Harman Family Bluegrass Band, with styles ranging from traditional to contemporary bluegrass, country, gospel and other various types of music. Since 1975, entertaining audiences has been their top priority!

This concert will kick off the first season of outdoor concerts at the Tower’s newly-constructed amphitheater. Admission is $10. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, please call (618) 251-9101.

ALT: Skin Deep @ Alton Little Theater
May 14 @ 7:30 pm

In Alton Little Theater’s latest production, “Skin Deep”, large and lovable Maureen gives love one final chance when she goes on a blind date with Joseph, who is sweet but dangerously forthright. In the meantime, we’re also introduced to Maureen’s sister Sheila and her husband Squire, who are having problems of their own. This hilariously heart-warming tale is filled with clever and charming one-liners that are sure to put a smile on your face!

Admission is $17 for adults and $10 for students. For more information, please call (618) 462-6562.

May
15
Sun
ALT: Skin Deep @ Alton Little Theater
May 15 @ 2:30 pm

In Alton Little Theater’s latest production, “Skin Deep”, large and lovable Maureen gives love one final chance when she goes on a blind date with Joseph, who is sweet but dangerously forthright. In the meantime, we’re also introduced to Maureen’s sister Sheila and her husband Squire, who are having problems of their own. This hilariously heart-warming tale is filled with clever and charming one-liners that are sure to put a smile on your face!

Admission is $17 for adults and $10 for students. For more information, please call (618) 462-6562.

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