Get Out: Festivals, Back to School and Storytime

Let Patch help you with your weekend plans.

Still don’t know what to do this weekend?

Let Patch help you out! The following list provides some of the best activities and events going on in your own backyard! Check out this week’s picks for a fun-filled weekend!

  • Where/When? , 500 S Riverside Dr, Saint Charles all weekend, the fun begins on Friday, Aug. 19 at 4 p.m.
  • Why Go? Music, crafts, and more,  has something for everyone. Load up on gift for the loved ones and a few for yourself as well!
  • Price: FREE


  • Where/When? , 2760 McClay Rd, Saint Charles onFriday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m.
  • Why Go? Enjoy campfire stories, crafts and s’mores!
  • Price: FREE


  • Where/When? , 7435 Village Center Dr, O Fallon on Friday, Aug. 19 at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.
  • Why Go? Story time is a great way to socialize your child in an enriching environment. 
  • Price: FREE, Attendee must be between the ages of 2 Years and 2 1/2 years old.

  • Where/When? , 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Saint Peters on Friday, August 19 at 8 a.m.
  • Why Go? Support eight local artists by visiting and enjoying the creative vision of others.
  • Price: FREE

  • Where/When? , 1 Saint Peters Centre Blvd, Saint Peters on Friday, August 19 at 7 p.m.
  • Why Go? These adult dances are a great way to get out, get moving and meet new people. You will enjoy fun music from all era's from a live band.
  • Price: $6

  • Where/When? , 190 Mid Rivers Ctr, Saint Peters all day onSaturday, Aug. 20.
  • Why Go? Do you have a crafty child at home complaining about being “bored” this summer? Joann’s Fabrics is hosting a beginning sewing class for kids. They even get to make there own pillowcase.
  • Price: FREE

  • Where/When? 332 Stable Ln, Wentzville on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 8 a.m.
  • Why Go? Do you have a family member or friend that is a veteran or currently serving in the armed forces? If so, here is your opportunity to honor them at our upcoming "Sweat for our Vets" 5K Trail Run
  • Price: $25 Registration (after 8/8/11); T-shirt guaranteed with pre-registration. To register/sponsor a participant or for additional information, visit www.thstl.org or call our office at 636.332.4940. 

  • Where/When? 2818 S Point Prairie Rd, Wentzville all day on Friday, Aug. 19.
  • Why Go? Prairie Road Acres serves families in need of support and encouragement, including families and individuals with special needs, such as Down's Syndrome, Autism, abuse victims, families struggling from life choice issues, with afflictions and recover issues from diseases like cancer, those who are hurting, those needing healing, and others. 
  • Price: FREE

  • Where/When? , 1 Convention Center Plz, Saint Charles onSunday, August 21 at 9 a.m.
  • Why Go? It’s back to school and new clothes can be a fortune, so take the kids to  for a new, affordable wardrobe.
  • Price: FREE

  • Where/When? , 300 1st Capitol Dr, Saint Why Go? Charles onSaturday, Aug. 20 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Birthing classes are designed to make birth a healthy and positive experience. 
  • Price: $80 per couple. Please call 1-866-SSM-DOCS (776-3627) to register.www.ssmhealth.com/maternity

Let us know what you did this weekend!


Christy Martin August 18, 2011 at 04:20 PM
Looking forward to another Fesival of the Little Hills!


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