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Alton, IL & St. Louis Area

Attractions, Activities, Events & Happenings


Underground Railroad Shuttle Tours Return This Weekend

Underground Railroad Shuttle Tours are back in town Saturday, April 30th! (more…)

First Grafton Riverside Flea Market of 2016

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. The 2016 season is kicking off this weekend, Saturday, April 23rd and Sunday, April 24th(more…)

Haskell Playhouse Open House

Saturday, April 9th, get a one-of-a-kind look at one of Alton’s most charming historical gems. (more…)

Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park

Friday, April 1st through Sunday, April 3rd, enjoy beautiful spring weather and fine art at Queeny Park in Ballwin, MO. (more…)

Spring Wine Tasting

Wednesday, March 23rd visit State Street Market for a special springtime wine tasting!

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ALT: The Foreigner

Don’t miss Alton Little Theater’s hilarious production of “The Foreigner,” running select dates March 10th – 20th! (more…)

Bye, Bye Birdies! – Final Days of 2016 Eagle Season

Spring is finally upon us, but that means our region’s wintertime treasures will soon be leaving us. Don’t miss your last chance for the year to see majestic bald eagles in the Riverbend!

Make the most of the final days of eagle watching season with an Eagle Watching Getaway at The Beall Mansion!
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2nd Annual Alton Restaurant Week

Restaurants in the Alton area will be presenting restaurant week from January 18-27. So bring your appetite as participating restaurants offer up fixed price specials for lunch and dinner. No coupons or special invitations necessary! Just come in and have a seat. All participating restaurants are just a short drive from the Beall Mansion,  so make it an extra special deal. For more information and a list of restaurants please visit visitalton.com or the dedicated page on Facebook.

A Day in Eagle Country

Bluff City Tours provides a full day of eagle and wildlife spotting on multiple days throughout January and February. The tour runs from 8: 30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will include transportation by motorcoach or trolley, tour guide, continental breakfast and lunch at Pere Marquette Lodge. Pickup will be at Alton Square Mall located at 200 Alton Square Mall Dr., Alton, IL. Admission and reservations required.

Please visit BluffCityTours.com for more information.

As always be sure to contact Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed & Breakfast Inn for all of your lodging needs.

Alton-Audubon Eagle Festival 2013

The beginning of the year marks the start of the eagle watching season. Activities will include a live eagle meet and greet, tips on eagle watching and others. This all takes place Sat., Jan 5, 2013 at the Audubon Center at Riverlands from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.

Why not make a weekend of it and try out those new eagle spotting tips? The Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed & Breakfast Inn is always happy to accommodate you with elegance.  So be sure to book your stay by visiting beallmansion.com or give us a call at 618-474-9100.

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