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Events 9/29-10/1

Friday, September 29th:

Stubborn Fest

Visit Waterloo’s Stubborn German Brewing Company Friday night for some great brew and live entertainment. Time to celebrate Oktoberfest at Stubborn German! German Bier, German Food, and German Bands! The brewery opens at 3pm and music by the Waterloo German Band starts at 5pm.  At 7pm the Bolzen Beer Band from Lincoln, Nebraska will be preforming.

Food Truck Friday

Eckert’s in Belleville for Food Truck Friday. They had so much fun at the Food Truck Event a couple weeks ago, Eckert’s  decided to do it again!! Join them for our Food Truck event at our Belleville Farm on Friday, September 29th from 5pm – 8pm. Relax on the farm with delicious food choices right at your fingertips. Stick around for FREE live music from 7pm – 9pm.So far, the following food trucks are on board for food truck Friday:Guerrilla Street Food
Vincent Van Doughnut Clayton
Balkan Treat Box
Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery
Mission Taco Truck
Go Gyro Go

Millstadt Fish Fry

Visit the Millstadt VFW Friday evening for a Fish Fry. There is something wonderful about fish fries and free music and there’s no better place to enjoy them than at your VFW post.  The three were made for each other!Enjoy cod, catfish, and walleye along with your choice of a variety of homemade sides as the local talent sit down for an uniquely yours music session. Yes, the talent and the music is different each Friday.  If you are a talented musician bring your guitar, drums, voice, and the like this Friday night. You are quite welcomed to join!For those who don’t have the taste for fish, no worries, for we offer hamburgers, chicken tenders, and hot dogs, too.

Saturday, September 30th:

Haunted Hayrides

Did you know you can visit Eckert’s in Millstadt and enjoy a Haunted Hayride? There’s lots of ghoulish fun for young and old on their hayride through Eckert’s haunted orchard. They also offer Bonfire rentals where you can enjoy an evening of good-ole, wholesome night-time fun around one of their bonfire rings.  Eckert’s does charge a fee so click the link above for more information.

SOFA KINGS at Back Street Wine and Dine

Visit Back Street Wine and Dine in Hecker, IL at 8:30pm for some great food and live music by the SOFA KINGS. The Sofa Kings are a high energy ten-piece band from Southeastern Pennsylvania that is taking the country by storm. The combination of fine musicianship, extraordinary vocals, and an exceptional horn section sets the Sofa Kings apart from the rest. They cover all genres including all forms of Dance Music,Motown, RB, Classic Rock, and the current hot tunes on the Billboard charts!

Guided Pasture Walk 

Visit Fresh Pasture Farm in Millstadt on Saturday morning at 11am for a FREE Guided Pasture Walk. You will walk around the farm and see baby chicks, broiler chickens, laying hens in the eggmobile, and pigs! Learn about how and why they raise everything the way they do here and have all your questions answered! Our farm store will be open regular hours (9am-3pm), but the tour will happen at 11am, rain or shine! See you there!

Sunday, October 1st:

Columbia FestiFall

Visit Metter Park in Columbia, IL from 1-6pm for the FestiFall.  There will be a kids zone with face painting, a bubble bus, a climbing wall and more! Adults can enjoy music by the Smashband as well as visit merchandise vendors and get an early start to the Holiday shopping. There will be food, beer and wine stands.

Eckert’s Pumpkin Jamboree

Visits any of Eckert’s Farms for a Pumpkin Jamboree! Ride the wagons out to the pumpkin patch to search for your great pumpkin. Their pumpkins range from a couple of pounds to more than 150 pounds, so theyare sure to have the perfect jack-o-lantern for you! Wagon rides, music, live entertainment, pony rides, funnel cakes and festival foods make this a fun-filled weekend for everyone! There are children’s activities and a petting farm. Right now pick your pumpkins are 50% off through the 1st.

The Falls Brunch and Pianos on the Patio

Visit the Falls in Columbia, IL for Brunch every Sunday in October from 10am -1pm.  Information regarding reservations can be found by following the link above.  In the afternoons on Sundays from 1-4 The Falls is offering Pianos on the Patio. Music will be provided by Spanky Entertainment Dueling Pianos. This will happen rain or shine!


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