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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  Thursdays through August 2, 2018
Live Musical Events
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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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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    Sundays through August 5, 2018
Live Musical Events
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Through August 9, 2018
Weekly Musical Performances
MUSIC IN THE PARK

Grafton, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesdays through September 25, 2018
Community Farmerís Market
JERSEYVILLE FARMERS & ARTISANS MARKET

Jerseyville, 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
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  Saturdays through October 20, 2018
Community Farmers' Market
LAND OF GOSHEN COMMUNITY MARKET

Edwardsville, IL
FREE
   
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  August 1- September 9, 2018
Art Exhibit
FIRST-TIME EXHIBITION - VARIOUS ARTISTS
 
VENUE: JACOBY ARTS CENTER
Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday August 4, 2018
Annual History Event
ARCHEOLOGY DAY

Collinsville, IL
FREE
   
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  August 4 - August 5, 2018
Annual Church Picnic
ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH PICNIC

Meppen, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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  Thursday, August 9, 2018
Special Event
ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Godfrey, 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
Special Event
OPEN HOUSE AT HASKELL PLAYHOUSE

Alton, 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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  August 11 - August 12, 2018
Annual Church Picnic
ST. MARY'S CHURCH PICNIC

Brussels, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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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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  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Annual Special Event
ROCK THE HOPS

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Nature Activity
GUIDED PRAIRIE WALK

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  August 24 - August 26, 2018
Annual Community Festival
ST. PAUL'S KIRCHENFEST

Highland, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 25, 2018
Annual Community Event
LABOR DAY PARADE & PICNIC

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 25, 2018
Annual Community Event
ILLINOIS TURNS 200 PODCAST

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, August 25, 2018
Annual Special Event
ALTON FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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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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  Sunday, August 26, 2018
Special Event
ROCKABILLY BEER GARDEN

Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center, Grafton, IL
FREE / COST FOR BEVERAGES
   
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  August 30 - September 3, 2018
Annual Community Festival
BETHALTO HOMECOMING

Bethalto, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  August 31 - October 28, 2018
Annual Family Activity
THE GREAT GODFREY MAZE

Godfrey, IL
ADMISSION
   
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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.

 
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