11 Things to Do This Weekend in St. Charles

As we head into the weekend, Patch rounds up a list of events going on in St. Charles County.

As we head into the weekend, Patch rounds up a list of events going on in St. Charles County.

  • Christmas Traditions: This annual festival runs every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, starting Nov. 23, through Dec. 24. It features a cast of more than 30 Christmas characters including a Victorian-era Santa and Tiny Tim from A Christmas Carol. See hours here.
  • Las Posadas: 6 p.m. Dec. 1. Bring candles and flashlights and follow the procession and live reenactment of Mary and Joseph searchign for a room at the inn. Starts at South Main and Booneslick, and travels to Frontier Park with caroling. 
  • New Town Christmas Bazaar: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1 at New Town Town Hall. 
  • Clydesdale on Main Street: An Anheuser Busch Clydesdale will head to historic St. Charles from noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Colonnade in the 100-200 blocks of North Main Street. 
  • Lindenwood Christmas Walk: Head to Lindenwood's campus from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 for live music, mulled cider, hot chocolate, s'mores, Santa, Rudolph and opportunities to write a letter to Santa and color a Christmas ornament. 
  • Lindenwood University Fall Music Series: Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at  J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, 2300 W Clay St, St. Charles. Hear the sounds of percussion at the conclusion of the fall music series. 
  • Big Red Box Show & Sale: Friday-Saturday at Foundry Art Centre, 520 N Main Ctr, St. Charles. Over twenty juried artists from Best of Missouri Hands will have their work on display for purchase. Along with unique artworks, the Foundry Art Centre will charge no sales tax, provide free gift wrapping and light refreshments. Get all your shopping done from 4pm – 9pm on Friday, November 30 or from 10am – 5pm on Saturday, December 1. For more information, visit www.foundryartcentre.org or call 636-255-0270.
  • A Christmas Carol: Friday-Saturday 7:30 p.m. at J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, 2300 W Clay St, St. Charles. Enjoy this Lindenwood University tradition for more than 30 years. Tickets start at $10 and go up to $18 a person. 
  • Charity Wine Tasting: Saturday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 1975 S Old Highway 94, St. Charles. Proceeds from this event will be used to support Hope's many charities.  Tickets are $20.  Each ticket purchase allows you to sample 8 different wines.  You must be 21 to purchase tickets. Event features over 70 different premium wines and microbrews.  Complimentary appetizers will be provided to pair with your wine. 
  • New Town St. Charles Residents' Christmas House Tour: Sunday, Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. at 3300 Rue Royale. Have fun visiting beautifully decorated New Town homes.  Tickets, $10 (cash only) for ages 2-102, will be on sale at select New Town businesses beginning Nov. 12.  Tickets also will be available the day of the tour. Tour begins at the New Town Town Hall.  Proceeds benefit New Hope and Oasis Food Pantries. 
  • Missouri Choral Society Christmas Concert: Saturday-Sunday at  First United Methodist Church, 801 1st Capitol Dr., St. Charles. The concert celebrates the Christmas season with Vivaldi's Gloria; Malcolm's Missa Ad Praesepa; and a selection of Christmas anthems and carols. Performances are be Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church 6199 Waterman, St. Louis; and Dec. 2, at 2:30 p.m., at .


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