Visitors Guide for Events
October 2016

Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway Area
Madison, Jersey & Calhoun Counties, Illinois
  We regularly update this calendar to provide you with up to date information on a variety of events that take place in the Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway Area. Changes are made when we gather more information or when we learn of an event. If you know of an event that you would like to see posted contact the webmaster. We hope you enjoy the events you choose to attend.
   
  Wednesdays through October 12, 2016
Community Farmers' Market
ALTON FARMERS' & ARTISANS' MARKET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturdays through October 15, 2016
Community Farmers' Market
ALTON FARMERS' & ARTISANS' MARKET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturdays through October 15, 2016
Community Farmers' Market
LAND OF GOSHEN COMMUNITY MARKET

Edwardsville, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, October 1, 2016
Annual Community Festival
JERSEY COUNTY APPLE FESTIVAL

Jerseyville, IL
FREE
   
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  Sunday October 2, 2016
Annual Special Event
RUN WILD! 5K & 1K TRAIL RUN/WALK

Edwardsville, IL
REGISTRATION FEE
   
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  Sunday, October 2, 2016
Annual Special Event
ARTIFACT IDENTIFICATION DAY

Collinsville, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, October 8, 2016
Special Event
CONTRA DANCE

Elsah, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturday, October 8, 2016
Monthly Event
WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER

Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center, Grafton, IL
$$$$
   
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  October 8 - October 9, 2016
Annual Art Festival
ART IN THE PARK

Highland, IL
FREE
   
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  October 8 - October 9, 2016
Annual Historical Event
OLD SETTLERS DAYS

Hardin, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Nature Activity
GUIDED PRAIRIE WALKS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  October 15 - October 16, 2016
Annual Historical Event
GRAFTON RENDEZVOUS

Grafton, IL
FREE
   
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  October 15 - October 16, 2016
Annual Special Event
HCWC PUMPKINFEST

Highland, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  Thursday, October 20, 2016
Monthly Astronomy Event
ASTRONOMY ASSOCIATION MEETING

Godfrey, IL
FREE
   
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  October 22 - October 23, 2016
Monthly Event
GRAFTON RIVERSIDE FLEA MARKET

Grafton, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Nature Activity
GUIDED PRAIRIE WALKS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  October 29 - October 30, 2016
Annual Historical Event
CAMP DUBOIS RENDEZVOUS

Wood River, IL
FREE
   
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Probable Events
Dates, times, and other details will change and will be listed as soon as we get updated information.
  Through October 31, 2015
Annual Family Activity
THE GREAT GODFREY MAZE

Godfrey, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturdays in October
October 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2015
Annual Special Event
VINTAGE VOICES

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturday, October 3, 2015
Monthly Musical Event
SOUTHERN GOSPEL CONCERT SERIES

Bethalto, IL
FREE
   
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  October 9 - October 11, 2015
Annual Festival
OKTOBERFEST

Alton, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  Saturday, October 10, 2015
Annual Special Event
COLORS OVER THE CONFLUENCE

Hartford, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  Sunday, October 11, 2015
Annual Special Event
AALA HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  Friday, October 16, 2015
Annual Special Event
ENCHANTED FOREST

Godfrey, IL
$$$$
   
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  October 16 - October 17, 2015
Annual Community Event
QUILT & CHURCH TOUR

Calhoun County, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturday, October 17, 2015
Annual Nature Event
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE WEEK OPEN HOUSE

Calhoun County, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, October 17, 2015
Annual Community Festival
FALLFEST & CHILI COOK-OFF

Alton, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  Saturday, October 17, 2015
Annual Special Event
EVIL FOREST

Godfrey, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturday, October 17, 2015
Live Dance Performance
SHOESTRING DANCE PERFORMANCE
Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  Sunday, October 18, 2015
Annual Community Festival
LECLAIRE PARKFEST

Edwardsville, IL
FREE
   
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  Sunday, October 18, 2015
Annual Special Event
CAR CRUISE-IN

Hardin, IL
FREE
   
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  Friday, October 23, 2015
Annual Special Event
HAUNTED MUSEUM

East Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturday, October 24, 2015
Annual Community Festival
FALL FESTIVAL

Collinsville, IL
FREE
   
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  October 24 - October 25, 2015
Nature Activity
TREEHOUSE WILDLIFE CENTER FALL FEST

Dow, IL
FREE
   
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  Sunday, October 25, 2015
Nature Activity
ALL ABOUT MONARCHS PROGRAM
West Alton, MO
FREE
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  Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Monthly Nature Activity
MOONLIGHT HIKE

Godfrey, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, October 31, 2015
Annual Special Event
HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL AT THE TOWER

Hartford, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  Saturday, October 31, 2015
Annual Community Event
HALLOWEEN PARADE

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  TBD
Art Exhibit
ART EXHIBIT
 
VENUE: JACOBY ARTS CENTER

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  TBD
Art Exhibit
ART EXHIBIT
 
VENUE: STONE BRIDGE VALLEY ART CENTER

Michael, IL
FREE
   
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This Calendar of Events provides listings free of charge for events that are of interest to visitors to the area and that are organized or sponsored by Non-Profit or community based organizations. To have your event listed here contact the webmaster. We reserve the right to limit content. We also willing to provide a web page free of charge for these types of events to provide more details for our readers.

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