Friday, May 17, 2013
The Lewis and Clark Heritage Days festival will be held May 18 and 19 at Frontier Park in St. Charles.
This weekend marks the 209th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Heritage Days festival. Festival goers will get to experience the 1804 encampment of Lewis and Clark in St. Charles, and see military encampments, a grand parade, skillet toss and more. For a complete list of festivals and events in St. Charles, read our 2013 St. Charles Festivals and Events Schedule. And if you're headed out to the Heritage Days celebration, be sure to snap a few photos or video and upload them to Patch! Otherwise, here's a schedule of events for the Lewis and Clark Heritage Days festival: Saturday, May 18 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19 ONGOING ACTIVITIES *information for schedules aggregated from the Lewis and Clark Heritage Days website.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The festival awards $5,000 in cash prizes to participating artists.
MOSAICS Missouri Festival for the Arts won't be decorating the streets of Historic Main Street until September, but artists should be aware that the deadline for submissions is this Friday, May 3. The festival, which will be the weekend of September 13-15, will feature more than 100 juried artists from the St. Louis region and across the country. The artists will not only exhibit and sell their works—which include paintings, sculptures, photography, glass, jewelry, metal and woodworking—but they will be on hand to discuss their work with visitors to the festival. $5,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to artists at the festival. Interested artists may apply for the MOSAICS Festival using the ZAPP online entry process at www.zapplication.org…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Visitors can buy a wristband and sample food from local eateries while enjoying live music from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday Fundays kicks off its summer season this weekend on North Main Street in St. Charles with live entertainment, food, drink and fun from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The series of Sunday afternoon events presented by the Historic Downtown District is in its second year. Participants purchase a wristband for $5. Each wristband has eight stubs, which can be used to sample foods from the participating restaurants. Wristbands will be sold at a table near Tony's on Main. Participating restaurants are Tony's On Main Street, Bobby's Place, Quintessential, R.T. Weiler's, Undertow, Lloyd and Harry's, Uncle Joe's and Eros. Dates for the summer, along with the theme of each date and the band (if known) are: No coolers are permitted.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The street festival will feature 15 food trucks and live entertainment.
The Food Trucks in Frontier Park event scheduled for tonight in Frontier Park has been moved due to the inclement weather. The event will now be held on Riverside Drive. Visitors will be able to access the parking lots on the west side of Riverside Drive from east-west streets like First Capitol or Monroe. Covered parking is available in the city parking garage at 200 N. Second Street. Parking there is free in the evenings. This is a street festival and no tables or chairs are available, so patrons may want to bring their own chairs. READ MORE: Food Trucks Event in Frontier Park Will Have Everything from Hot Aztec to My Big Fat Greek Truck
Monday, April 15, 2013
Fifteen food trucks will be serving visitors to Frontier Park Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
After a very successful premier Food Trucks in Frontier Park event last fall, the St. Charles Parks and Recreation Department is giving the public four chances this year to enjoy a variety of food options from 15 food trucks on Tuedsay evening, April 16. At the event, which runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., visitors can purchase food from 15 food trucks, including Cha Cha Chow, Completely Sauced on Wheels, My Big Fat Greek Truck, Hot Aztec and Yo! Taco, among others. While enjoying the food, patrons can enjoy entertainment by Clayton Lester, Jordan & Andy, and Mariah Broeker, arranged through the Rhythm Music and Performing Arts Studio. Beverages are being served the Little Hills Winery and Trailhead Brewery, along with soda and water by the St…
Friday, April 5, 2013
The Missouri Tartan Day Festivities will begin Friday, April 5 at 5 p.m. at St. Charles' Frontier Park and run through Sunday afternoon.
Missouri Tartan Day Festivities begin Friday, April 5 in Frontier Park. The event includes a parade, live entertainment, vendors, clan displays, contests and athletic competitions. Entertainment venues this year include the Clan Row Tent, the Miller Tent, the Main Stage and the Piping Field. Entertainment will feature music from Roger Netherton, Pictus, Clabber Alley, Mother Grove and 3 Pints Gone; dancing with Dance Caledonia, the Flower of Scotland Dance Troupe; and storytelling with Jeff Campbell. Highland Athletics run throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday. Schedule for Friday, April 5: 5 p.m. - Gates Open 6 p.m. - Roger Netherton in the Miller Tent 6:15 p.m. - Line up for Calling of the Clans 6:30 p.m. - Calling of the Clans in …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Check out this calendar of events and festivals happening in St. Charles this year.
The festival season kicked off in St. Charles with the annual Fete de Glace ice carving contest. Check out what else is in store for festivals in 2013. 2013 St. Charles Festivals and Events February March April May June July August September October November/December
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
St. Charles will keep current law banning dogs in Frontier Park during festivals on the books.
Festival-goers in St. Charles will have to leave their dogs at home or stay out of Frontier Park while there's a festival going on. The St. Charles City Council last week decided to keep a city ordinance that bans dogs and other animals from the park during festivals. The ordinance hadn't been strictly enforced, and Councilman Jerry Reese, Ward-6, pushed for the council to abolish the rule. The council failed to pass his proposal during the Nov. 6 council meeting on a 4-6 vote with council members Laurie Feldman, Ward-3, Mary Ann Ohms, Ward-1, Mary West, Ward-4, and Reese voting in favor. Councilman Dave Beckering, Ward-7, said he doesn't think the council should rescind an ordinance that's a law in the city simply because it's difficult …
Monday, September 24, 2012
To help you make your fall plans, Patch has compiled a list of activities coming up in St. Charles County.
This weekend we officially say goodbye to flip-flops and barbecues and hello to boots, jackets and bonfires. Saturday marked the first day of fall and like it or not, it's time to carve pumpkins, pick apples and watch football. To help you make your fall plans, St. Charles Patch has compiled a list of activities coming up in St. Charles County. If we missed something, let us know by adding the information in the comments! St. Charles Oktoberfest Celebrate German culture with beer, live music and friends in Frontier Park on Riverside Drive in St. Charles on Friday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Sept. 30. Click here for more information and a schedule. Oct. 4 Food Trucks in Frontier Park Head to Frontier Park from 5 to 8 p.m. October 4 for music …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Nonprofit organizations run the food booths at the Festival of the Little Hills and serve a variety of options from fried Oreos to kettle corn.
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
The 2012 Festival of the Little Hills features hundreds of crafters from across the country as well as many food booths serving up festival fare. The food booths are run by nonprofit organziations, some of which use the Festival as a primary fundraiser for the year. Check out this round up of interesting food offered this year. Other Festival Stories: 2012 St. Charles Festival of the Little Hills Schedule Cooler Weather May Bring Big Crowds to Festival of the Little Hills