Five Foods to Eat at the Festival of the Little Hills

"St. Charles Patch" has five interesting foods for sale at the festival and five craft items you should see.

The crafters who sell at the Festival of the Little Hills come from more than 30 states. Find them lined along Main Street in St. Charles from 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Here are five booths to check out:

  • Sweet Spirits Farm Goats Milk: Lissa and Alissa Murphy of Hannibal, MO create bars of soap from excess goat milk produced by their goats.
  • We Play With Clay: This pair of artists creates polymer clay pins and jewelry. The little, clay figures range from puppies to bacon and eggs to angels.
  • Rainbow Hammocks: An artisan from Ava, MO weaves colorful rope to create large hammocks and smaller hammock chairs.
  • Vega Pottery: Wheel-thrown pottery has Bible verses written on the sides. Pieces include everything from chip and dip bowls to large soup tureens. Made by artists from Rogersville, MO.
  • Reflections of Missouri: John Stoeckley does pen-and-ink drawings of Missouri. John and wife Karen own the The Eagle's Nest, a bed and breakfast in Louisiana, MO.

Once you've hit up the craft booths, stop for a snack. Food booths are run by nonprofit organizations that use the proceeds as a fundraiser. 

Check out these five food booths at the festival:

  • Buy funnel cakes, snow cones, pickles and fried Oreos from Boy Scout Troop 858.
  • Find cherry and apple pie cobbler served with homemade ice cream at the booth run by Cub Scout Troop 857
  • Lake Saint Louis Family Church will have sausage on a stick, beignets and lemonade for sale.
  • Boone Trail Elementary Parent Teacher Association is selling bourbon chicken, po'boys and sausage jambaleto. 
  • Holy Trinity Bulgarion Eastern Orthodox Church sells barbecued pork, burgers, pinwheel sausage, gyro and baklava.
Christy Martin August 20, 2011 at 02:27 PM
Im looking forward to hitting the festival later today! I can also attest to how delish those fried oreos are!


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