Events Calendar Index
for St. Charles County, Missouri
   
We regularly update this calendar to provide you with up to date information on a variety of events that take place in St. Charles County where the Missouri River meets the Mississippi River. 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. 
   
The following is a selection of events in St. Charles and St. Charles County. Use the links at the bottom of the list for more complete calendars.

ART EXHIBIT
St. Charles, IL
  Through October 16, 2014
Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5 pm
Monday: Closed

Framations Gallery, 218 North Main Street

Gateway East Goes West: The multi-talented members of the Gateway East Artists Guild will be exhibiting and selling their 2D and 3D pieces at Framations Gallery.
Free
For more information visit the organizations website

ART EXHIBIT
St. Charles, MO
  Through November 7, 2014
Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Open until 9 pm on Wednesdays
Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm

Foundry Art Center, 520 North Main Street

Photography V represents all artists working with photographic processes. Traditional or experimental uses of the medium were considered for this exhibition. The artists were invited to explore whatever themes they best exemplified with their photography, be it expression, visual exploration, or theoretical concerns. The works exhibited have all been produced within the last two years. Also showing will be Lit Lite: Visual Poetry Installations by Carola Perla, an award winner from Paper Cuts in Gallery III and the contemporary sculpture of Sarah Leflar: Little Nameless Objects in the Emerging Artists Series in the Ameristar Gallery.
Free
For more information call 636-255-0270
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2ND THURSDAYS
St. Charles, MO
  Thursday, October 9, 2014
5:30 pm - 8 pm
Foundry Art Center, 520 North Main Street
Saint Charles Riverfront Arts and the Foundry Art Centre invite you to: EAT: From a variety of Food Trucks in the Foundry Parking Lot and DRINK: A Full Cart Bar will be available inside the Grand Hall - and BE CREATIVE: Draw with Artists, Paint with Painters, Create with Potters, Make Jewelry with Jewelers, Write with Writers, Act with Actors, Dance with Dancers, and Listen to LIVE Original Music!
Free
, nominal fees for the food trucks and the full cart bar. Donations welcome.
For more information call 636-255-0270
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FALL FESTIVAL
& CRAFT BAZAAR

O’Fallon, MO
  October 10 - October 11, 2014
Friday: 7 pm - 10 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

Civic Park, Civic Park Drive
Live music, free kids’ activities, and booths brimming with house and garden specialties, fall decorations, holiday gifts, art, crafts, jewelry, flowers and plenty of festival food. A Street Dance will be held from 7 pm – 10 pm on Friday night.
Admission and parking are free; a nominal fee may be charged for some activities
For more information call 636-379-5614
 or visit the event's website
 
QUILT SHOW
St. Peters, MO
  October 11 - October 12, 2014
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm

St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Loose Threads Quilt Guild of St. Charles Missouri, a non-profit organization, will be hosting its bi-annual Quilt Show “Celebrate with Quilts” The show will include approximately 300 quilts of all shapes and sizes (vote on Saturday for your favorites), and a beautiful Raffle Quilt. Our Featured Quilter this year is avid quilter, LTQG member and mentor, Joan Abbitt. The event will also feature Holiday Challenge Quilts, demonstrations, vendors, quilt appraisals, and refreshments. The Charity chosen for this year is Lydias House who will have a representative there to educate about their cause.
$7 admission
For more information call 314-276-7621

WATERFOWL DECOY SHOW
West Alton, MO
 
  October 10 - December 31, 2014
Audubon Center at Riverlands, Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary
"Working Wildfowl: Decoys, Carvings, and the Waterfowl Tradition" Decoy Show is an original exhibit showcasing wildfowl decoys and duck calls. Bird decoys, which were first fashioned by Native American hunter-artists over 1000 years ago, are the only major folk art form to originate in North America. The decoy is a symbol of all that binds us together.  The sportsman, the birdwatcher, the conservationist, and the wildlife biologist all are equally fascinated by the wonders of wildlife on this great river Flyway.
Free
For more information call 636-899-0090
 
 
CHURCH DINNER
Augusta, MO
  Sunday, October 12, 2014
11 am - 6 pm

Christ Lutheran Church, 123 Church Road
Christ Lutheran Church’s annual all you can eat Pork Sausage and Sauerkraut Dinner features pork sausage, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, bread, apple butter, and home-made pies in an air conditioned barrier free dining area. A Country Store featuring homemade quilts, crafts, apple butter, jellies, fresh produce, fresh baked pies and other baked goods, and assorted plants opens at 10 am. All are welcome to attend the 10 am worship service. The Church is located on scenic Missouri Route 94 during the start of the fall color season.
Fee charged for dinners
For more information call 636-228-4642

AMAZING PET EXPO

St. Charles, MO
 
  Saturday, October 14, 2014
10 am - 6 pm
St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza

Bring your pet to the St. Louis Pet Expo! Check out a special appearance by Shorty Rossi (and his pit bull, Hercules), star of ‘Pit Boss’ on Animal Planet. The Expo also features 165 + pet-friendly exhibitors, dockdogs, live demonstrations, low-cost vaccinations, giveaways, discounts on your favorite pet products, contests, retailers and much more for the whole family! There will also be a mega-adoption event with 300+ pets available for adoption.
Free
For more information call 800-977-3609
  or visit www.stlpetexpo.com
 
 
MISSOURI DAY CELEBRATION
St. Charles, MO
  Wednesday, October 15, 2014
10 am - 4 pm
First Missouri Capitol State Historic Site, 201-216 South Main Street
Come celebrate everything Missouri focusing on Missouri state symbols.
Free
For more information call 636-940-3322
 

BIRDING TRIP
West Alton, MO
  Saturday, October 18, 2014
8 am - 10:30 am
Audubon Center at Riverlands, Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Join the Audubon Center staff and volunteers for a birding trip in search of birds. The trip will leave from the Center at 8 am and take a short drive to a few locations in the Sanctuary. Please dress for the weather and bring a bottle of water for the walk. If you have binoculars, be sure to bring them along too. This walk is a family friendly event suitable for beginners as well as seasoned birders.
Free
For more information call 636-899-0090
 or visit www.Riverlands.Audubon.org

HALLOWEEN
SPIRITS FROM THE PAST

Defiance, MO
  Saturday, October 18, 2014
6 pm - 10 pm

Daniel Boone Home, 1868 Highway F
Life in the early 1800s was filled with superstition and uncertainty. As night descends, walk the lantern-lit paths and explore a pioneer village where doubt lurks in the shadows. Watch as tales and stories are brought to life and learn why townspeople were always cautious - especially at night!.
Admission
For more information call 636-798-2005
 
ST. CHARLES WINE COUNTRY
BICYCLE RIDE

Defiance, MO
  Sunday, October 19, 2014
Registration: 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Chandler Hill Vineyards, 596 Defiance Road
This fall ride will take you around St. Charles County and introduce you to several wineries. Fall colors could be at their peak!
Registration fee
For more information visit www.trailnet.org
 

FOOD TRUCKS IN THE PARK
St. Charles, MO
  Tuesday October 21, 2014
5 pm - 8 pm
Frontier Park, South Riverside Drive
Join in on the culinary adventures of the Food Truck Revolution that awaits you at the Food Truck Events in Frontier Park.  Enjoy live entertainment as you indulge in a variety of delicious food options that will be available by several different vendors.  Please keep in mind many trucks at this event are Cash only.
No admission, charges for food apply
For more information call or 1-800-366-2427
   
  The City of St. Charles
The city of St. Charles  hosts a number of events throughout the year. Visitors interested in history can relive the times of Lewis and Clark, the early days of Missouri’s statehood, or the Civil War. Art lovers will find quilt shows, juried art exhibits, and arts and crafts fairs. Musical entertainment is a highlight of many of these events as well as events those events that focus on music alone. Most of these festivities are held in the downtown Historic District where there is plenty of free parking, specialty shops, and eating and drinking establishments.
  St. Charles County
St. Charles County has a number of events that highlights its historical and natural attractions. The Daniel Boone Home hosts a number of historical events near Defiance throughout the year. The County Park system hosts events throughout the year at the various parks throughout the county. In wine country, the community of Augusta is host to a variety of events in every season. Coverage includes the communities of Augusta, Defiance, O'Fallon, Portage des Sioux, St. Peters, and Wentzville.
   

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