Upcoming Events for November 10th – November 16th

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Thursday, November 10th

Explore Waterloo Shop & Dine Day – Downtown Waterloo

Waterloo, IL –Come explore, shop and dine in beautiful historic Waterloo, IL! We have a gorgeous walkable downtown and so many options to fill your day. Bring your besties and spend the day with us! To see the list of participants, click the link above.
Start Time- 10:00 AM

Roaming Home- Bennie’s Pizza Pub

Belleville, IL –Stop by Bennies Pizza Pub and enjoy a live show of your favorite tunes from Joey and Alex. Grab your favorite pizza slice and drink and enjoy the show!
Time-6:00 PM -10:00 PM

Friendsgiving – Eckert’s Country Store & Farms

Belleville, IL – Join us for our first-ever Friendsgiving celebration in our NEW! Cider Shed. Grab your friends and head out to enjoy a mini Thanksgiving Feast featuring oven-roasted turkey, sweet potatoes, green beans, freshly baked dinner roll, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and a slice of our home-baked pumpkin pie. It’s not Thanksgiving without drinks – this delicious tasting will include our original hard cider flight featuring our blackberry, apple, strawberry, and peach hard cider. It’s the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit. $25. No reservations required.
Time: 11am – 9PM

Friday, November 11th

DJ & Karaoke – Mikey’s Pub

Smithton, IL – First Responder Entertainment is making their debut at Mikey’s Pub in Smithton come out and have a good time with us. Bring your dancing shoes and your singing voices. We will bring the party.
Start Time: 8:00 PM

Lil Sister Band – Triple Lakes Tavern

Dupo, IL – Enjoy your favorite drink at Triple Lakes Tavern with friends and family while listening to the band, Lil Sister Band! It will be the last day to enjoy the beautiful weather!
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Veterans Day Parade – O’Fallon Park

O’Fallon, IL – Join us as we celebrate the veterans who have selfishly defended our country! The walk will start at O’Fallon Park then will head West on E 3rd St, North on S Lincoln, West on W 1st St, and the end at VFW Post 805. If you are interested in walking, riding, skipping or however you want, please email us at [email protected].
Start Time: 2:00 PM

Thankful for you PARTNER PAINT & DATE Night – The Weingarten

Belleville, IL – Grab your partner & join us for an evening of bonding through creativity! A glass of Sangria/beer/soda is included in your ticket! All supplies needed will be provided, along with 2 hours of step by step instruction as the artist paints along with the group. This is an acrylic painting class. Each painter will paint their own canvas. ONE TICKET NEEDED PER PAIR! Completed paintings will fit together with your painting partners painting.  You are welcome to customize this however you choose. Additional color options will be available. Food/beverages available for additional purchase & welcome during paint time!
Tickets are $55 – click here to reserve now! 
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM


Saturday, November 12th

Brewery Collectibles Show and Antique Bottle & Jar Show – Belle Clair Fairgrounds

Belleville, IL  – There will be 275 tables and 500 walk-ins for your viewing. There will also be a Large Raffle, Free Parking, and Food & Drink available on premises. For more information contact Kevin Kious at 618-346-2634 or via email at [email protected].
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 PM

Jefferson Barracks 100 Years Celebration – Jefferson Barracks Medical Center

St. Louis, MO – The Jefferson Barrack VA hospital is celebrating 100 years of world class service to our nation’s heroes. There will be food trucks, a car show, Veterans Village, and more! This is a Family Friendly Event, and everyone is welcome! For more information, click the title above.
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Fall Craft Fair & Makers Market – Swansea Improvement Center

Swansea, IL – Come check out all your local artists and shop with some small shops from RIGHT HERE! Support local! Come check out the event! The bar will open at 10:00 AM and the fish stand will open at 11:00 AM. This is a family friendly event.
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Paint and Sip – Grappa Growlers

Belleville, IL – Paint a fun Christmas masterpiece while enjoying some great beverages! Pick your piece below and join us at 1pm at Grappa Growlers in Belleville, IL. All materials will be provided and the bar will be open! Contact Grappa Growlers for tickets – Thursday is the last day to choose your painting choice. To see the choices, click the title above.
Start Time: 12:00 PM

Thanksgiving Farmers Markets

University City, MO – The Celebration of the Season continues. Enjoy live Music with friends and family around Toasty Fires. Vendors with Seasonal Farm Goods & Fresh Produce, Local Artisan Foods & Hand-Crafted Wares. Plenty of Good Eats & Saucy Drinks. A great time to stock-up the pantry. Everyone’s Invited!
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Rock Show with Broken Blind – Pete’s Hard Stop

Smithton, IL – Stop by Pete’s Hard Stop and enjoy the live show with Broken Blind!
Start Time: 8:00 PM

Edwardsville Craft Fair 2022

Edwardsville, IL – The Tiger Band Art & Craft Fair is an annual arts and craft fair with handcrafted items from over 200 vendors and is sponsored by the Edwardsville Band Boosters. All proceeds from this show benefit the Edwardsville High School band program. Concessions – breakfast & lunch and Bake sale.
Reminder – NO strollers are allowed

$5 general admission
$4 seniors (60 plus) and military
Children under 12 free
Time: Saturday 9:00AM – 4:00PM and Sunday 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Sunday, November 13th

Queen of Hearts – Millpond Brewing Company

Millstadt, IL – Queen of Hearts drawing benefiting St. James Athletic Association. Drawing at 6:00pm, please arrive early to sign up.
Time: 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Monday, November 14th

Queen of Hearts for HSS Drawing- Pair of Dice

Columbia, IL – Join us every Monday at Pair of Dice for the Queen of Hearts for HSS Drawing. The Queen of Hearts drawing is at 7 PM and ticket sales will end at 6:30. The 50/50 drawing is immediately after Queen of Hearts drawing.
Time- 5:30 PM -8:00 PM

Tuesday, November 15th

Giving Tuesday – Eckert’s Country Store & Farms

Belleville, IL – When you dine in with us at our Country Restaurant on Tuesdays in November and order our Famous Fried Chicken Dinner, we will then donate a Fried Chicken Dinner to Operation Food Search in an effort to provide for those in need. Help us give back to our community one fried chicken dinner at a time!
Time: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Crafternoon- Millstadt Library

Millstadt, IL – Come craft and learn every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at the Library with Miss Penny! Children of ALL AGES are welcome!
Time- 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, November 16th

Dine and Discover – St. John the Baptist Catholic School

Smithton, IL – We are inviting all preschool parents to come and dine with their child for lunch. The day will begin at 11:00AM in the preschool classrooms. The preschool teachers will discuss what the students have been learning about so far. Then, we will offer a tour of the Kindergarten-eighth grade classrooms and highlight some special projects and activities. You then will head over to the Munier Center at 11:30AM to enjoy a pizza and salad lunch with your child. You will also be able to ask questions about our Kindergarten through eighth grade program and be treated to lunch with your favorite little preschooler! It will be a fun morning!
Start Time: 11:00 AM