August 2018 Events - Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway Region













 
   
    Visitors Guide for Events
August 2018

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.
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  Through August 5, 2018
Annual Photography Exhibit
ANNUAL ELSAH PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT
 
VENUE: VILLAGE OF ELSAH MUSEUM

Elsah, IL
FREE
   
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  Through June 7 - August 9, 2018
Weekly Musical Performances
MUSIC IN THE PARK

Grafton, IL
FREE
   
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  Wednesdays through September 26, 2018
Community Farmers' Market
ALTON FARMERS' & ARTISANS' MARKET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturdays through October 20, 2018
Community Farmers' Market
ALTON FARMERS' & ARTISANS' MARKET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturdays through October 20, 2018
Community Farmers' Market
LAND OF GOSHEN COMMUNITY MARKET

Edwardsville, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday August 4, 2018
Annual History Event
ARCHEOLOGY DAY

Collinsville, IL
FREE
   
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  Friday, August 10, 2018
Monthly Special Event
FREE MOVIES IN THE PARK

Godfrey, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 11, 2018
Monthly Event
WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER

Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center, Grafton, IL
ONE TIME FEE / COST FOR WINE
   
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  Sunday, August 12, 2018
Annual Festival
PEACH FESTIVAL

Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center, Grafton, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Nature Activity
GUIDED PRAIRIE WALK

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Thursday, August 16, 2018
Monthly Astronomy Event
ASTRONOMY ASSOCIATION MEETING

Godfrey, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Annual Special Event
BLESSING OF THE FLEET

Portage des Sioux, MO & Grafton, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Nature Activity
GUIDED PRAIRIE WALK

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  August 25 - August 26, 2018
Annual Festival
ANNUAL OLDEN DAYS FESTIVAL

Dow, IL
FREE
   
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  August 25 - August 26, 2018
Monthly Event
GRAFTON RIVERSIDE FLEA MARKET

Grafton, IL
FREE
   
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  August 31 - October 28, 2018
Annual Family Activity
THE GREAT GODFREY MAZE

Godfrey, IL
ADMISSION
   
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Probable Events
Dates, times, and other details will change and will be listed as soon as we get updated information.
  Tuesdays through September 26, 2017
Community Farmerís Market
JERSEYVILLE FARMERS & ARTISANS MARKET

Jerseyville, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Special Event
AMTRAL TRAIN DAY

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Thursday, August 4, 2017
Special Event
ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Godfrey, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 5, 2017
Monthly Special Activity
WILDFLOWER AND PLANT WALK

Kampsville, IL
FREE
   
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  August 5 - August 6, 2017
Annual Church Picnic
ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH PICNIC

Meppen, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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  Saturday, August 12, 2017
Special Event
ALTON GIANT BBC ANNUAL GOVERNOR STEELE CUP

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  August 12 - August 13, 2017
Annual Church Picnic
ST. MARY'S CHURCH PICNIC

Brussels, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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  Saturday, August 19, 2017
Annual Special Event
ROCK THE HOPS

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  Saturday, August 19, 2017
Nature Activity
MONARCH BUTTERFLY PROGRAM

Calhoun County, IL
FREE
   
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  August 19 - August 20, 2017
Annual Community Event
ST. MARY'S CHURCH PICNIC

Fieldon, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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  August 25 - August 27, 2017
Annual Community Festival
ST. PAUL'S KIRCHENFEST

Highland, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 26, 2017
Annual Community Event
LABOR DAY PARADE & PICNIC

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 26, 2017
Annual Special Event
ALTON FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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  August 26 - August 27, 2017
Annual Church Picnic
ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH PICNIC

Grafton, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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  Sunday, August 27, 2017
Special Event
CAJUN BEER GARDEN

Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center, Grafton, IL
FREE / COST FOR BEVERAGES
   
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  TBD
Art Exhibit
TBD
 
VENUE: JACOBY ARTS CENTER
Alton, 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.

 
FEATURED ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE GREAT RIVER ROAD
Pere Marquette
State Park
McCully
Heritage Project
Mississippi
River Ferries
Lewis and Clark
State Historic Site