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.

O'FALLON JAMMIN'
O'Fallon, MO
  Through August 19, 2014
Every Tuesday: 6:30 pm - 9 pm
Civic Park Bandstand, Civic Park Drive
O'Fallon Jammin' is a weekly summer concert series that features regional bands playing pop, rock, and country. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for lawn seating in the natural amphitheatre. Vendors will have food and beverages at reasonable prices.
Free
For more information call 636- 379-5614
 or visit the event website
 

FREE CONCERTS

St. Charles, MO
  Through August 28, 2014
Every Thursday: 5 pm - 8 pm
Frontier Park, Riverside Drive

Every Thursday during the summer the 50 piece St. Charles Municipal Band presents a free band concert in Frontier Park on the Missouri river in Historic downtown St. Charles. These concerts feature all types of American band music including marches, Broadway shows, big band, Dixieland, overtures, and contemporary music. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Free
For more visit the band's website

ART EXHIBIT
St. Charles, MO
  Through September 19, 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

Fiber Fever: This exhibition highlights the use of fiber arts as media and process towards artistic expression. Dyeing, stitching, surface design, weaving, embroidery, quilting, batik, felting, basketry, textile manipulation, soft sculpture, and other mixed media artworks utilizing fibers as their primary material are just some of the many ways that artwork falls under the broad umbrella of “Fiber Arts”. Traditional and contemporary techniques and materials are welcome, as well as any themes the artist explores through fiber arts.
Free
For more information call 636-255-0270
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ART EXHIBIT
St. Charles, IL
  September 5 - 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 BREAK DAY
St. Charles, MO
  Friday, September 5, 2014
10 am - 3 pm
Foundry Art Center, 520 North Main Street

Presented by Art is Moving, Art Break Day is a global art event where the public is provided the opportunity and space to create art for free. Visit the Foundry Art Centre to make your own original artwork; all supplies will be provided for you and you will have free access to paint brushes, paper, pencils, paints, and crayons. Everyone is welcome to have a seat and make art for free.
Free
For more information call 636-255-0270
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TRAILS FOR TAILS RUN
St. Charles, MO
  Sunday, September 7, 2014
Registration begins at 8:30 am, run starts at 9 am, and the walk starts at 9:30 am
Frontier Park, Riverside Drive
The Five Acres Animal Shelter in St. Charles is sponsoring this charitable run. The event is a 5K run/1 mile walk and participants are allowed to bring their vaccinated, well behaved, leashed dogs. In addition to the run there will also be pet games, contests, and area vendors. Proceeds will benefit the shelter animals at Five Acres Animal Shelter.
Registration fee, register online
For more information call 636-949-9918

2ND THURSDAYS
St. Charles, MO
  Thursday, September 11, 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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RIVERFRONT DANCE FESTIVAL

St. Charles, MO
 
  Sunday, September 7, 2014
Noon
New Town Amphitheatre in the New Town Development, 3333-2 Rue Royale
Saint Charles Riverfront Arts is hosting the inaugural Riverfront Dance Festival. This public dance festival features dance companies, studios, and organizations from across the St. Charles and St. Louis area. Styles of dance featured are Ballet, Hip Hop, Modern, and more.
Free
For more information call 636-399-5345

PARISH PICNIC

St. Peters, MO
  September 12 - September 13, 2014
Friday: 6 pm - 11 pm
Saturday: 2 pm - 11 pm

4112 McClay Road
The annual Sts. Joachim & Ann Parish Picnic is an event for all ages and a great way for the community to come together. The picnic features carnival rides and booths, chicken dinners, a live band both nights, and a wine garden. This volunteer held event benefits both the Catholic Parish and its school.
Free
For more information call 636-441-7503
  or visit the event's webpage

MUSIC ON MAIN
St. Charles, MO
 
  Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Third Wednesday of the month (May - September): 5 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Historic District, 100 & 200 blocks of North Main Street

Join the fun every third Wednesday for food, drink & live music. It’s a party! Musical acts include Butch Wax & the Hollywoods in May, The Rogers & Nienhaus Band in June, Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers in July, Dawn Weber's Swingin Blues Review in August, and Strange Brew "Women of the Blues" in September.
Free
For more information call 1-800-366-2427
 

ROUND BOBBIN QUILT,
SEW & FIBER ART EXPO
S
St. Charles, MO
  September 19 - September 20, 2014
Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm

St. Charles Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza
This annual quilt art display, special events, sewing and quilting classes, make & take-its, stage presentations, quilt contest, and prize drawings. There will be vendors with thousands of products available for purchase. This year a special travelling exhibit - "Alzheimer's Illustrated: From Heartbreak to Hope" - will be on display featuring 236 quilts. Classes feature world renowned teachers like Linda McGehee, Irena Bluhm, Pam Damour, Anne St. Clair and Toby Lischko. There is something for almost everyone.
Admission $8. Bring a non-perishable food item for $2 off admission
For more information call 1-800-473-9464
 or visit www.roundbobbin.com
HARVEST FESTIVAL
Augusta, MO
  September 19 - September 20, 2014
The town's annual Harvest Festival features a picnic and concert Friday night in the vineyards. Saturday features "A Taste of Historic Augusta" where many of the businesses in Augusta are holding open houses throughout the day with special discounts, guest experts making presentations, and wine tastings. Saturday night features the "Wine Maker Social", a premier dinner event show casing the area's wine makers.
Free except for the Picnic/Concert and the "Wine Maker Social" dinner
For more information call 636-228-4005
  or visit the augusta-chamber.org website

CELEBRATE ST. PETERS

St. Peters, MO
  September 19 - September 20, 2014
Friday: 5 pm - 11 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 11 pm

370 Lakeside Park, Lakeside Park Drive off MO-370
Celebrate St. Peters is the community's major annual celebration. The events features carnival games and rides, game booths, display booths, arts and crafts, refreshments, and a family bike ride. There will be live entertainment all day at the Celebrate and Family stages. Friday night and Saturday night features headliner acts. Fireworks are scheduled for 9 pm on Saturday night.
Free
For more information call 636-939-2386 ext. 1319
  or visit the event website

MOSAICS
MISSOURI FESTIVAL
FOR THE ARTS
St. Charles, MO
 
  September 19 - September 21, 2014
Friday: 4 pm - 9 pm
Saturday: 11 am - 9 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm
Historic St. Charles Downtown District
Approximately 125 artists from across the country are selected to come to St. Charles to exhibit and sell their works. Mediums represented include painting, sculpture, jewelry, and many other fine arts. Other activities include A Mentor Me program, an Art for Youth gallery, and a Kids Creation Station. Food and other refreshments are available throughout the festival grounds.
Free
For more information call 636-940-5178
 or visit www.stcharlesmosaics.org
 
PIONEER DAYS
Defiance, MO
  September 20 - September 21, 2014
9 am - 5 pm

Daniel Boone Home, 1868 Highway F
A pre-1840s Folkways Festival and Encampment. Daniel Boone Home and Boonesfield Village come to life for a fall festival. Artisans, music, historic encampment, a black powder shoot and good food make this a glorious day in the beautiful Femme Osage Valley. Step into the past to experience life on the early Missouri frontier and learn about the Boone legacy.
Admission
For more information call 636-798-2005
OKTOBERFEST
St. Charles, MO
  September 26 - September 28, 2014
Frontier Park, Riverside Drive
St. Charles celebrates its German heritage with Gemütlichkeit for the whole family featuring food and gift vendors throughout the grounds, a Saturday parade, vintage car show, wiener takes all Dachshund races and fashion show, 5K Run, and German genealogy/history. There is also a children's area complete with magic and children's shows, face and pumpkin painting, and more.  For the adults there are 3 Entertainment Areas with a great selection of German and popular music, and of course, cold beverages.
Free
For more information call 314-581-6871
  or visit visit www.saintcharlesoktoberfest.com
   
  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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