Italian Film Night at the Library
Thursday, 6 p.m.
Collinsville Library, 408 W. Main St.
Watch the Italian comedy “Belli Di Papa’ (Papa’s Boys), and get a serving of gelato, Italian ice cream. For more information, call (618) 344-1112.
Eurydice Performed at JAC
Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway, Alton
Adults Thurs. $15; adults Fri. & Sat. $20; students $10
Bankside Repertory Theater presents an update of a classic Greek myth from the heroine’s viewpoint. For more information, call (618) 462-5222.
Cake Walk at the Library
Friday, 2 p.m.
Collinsville Memorial Library, 408 W. Main St.
Have fun with the traditional cake walk. Lucky contestants will leave with a free cake. For more information, call (618) 344-1112.
Fri., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat., 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Main Street, Collinsville
Included will be the Grape Stomp, 5K Run and a Bocce Ball Tournament, as well as Italian food from over 30 vendors as well as live entertainment on 2 stages. For more information, call (618) 344-2884.
Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Event includes live music, German food and drink, and a wiener dog race on Saturday afternoon. For more information, visit bellevilleoktoberfest.com.
St. Ambrose Applefest
Fri. & Sat., 5-11:30 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
822 W. Homer M. Adams Pkwy., Godfrey
Family friendly event featuring games, inflatables, “Tour a Fire Truck,” dance performances, wine tasting and live entertainment. A chicken dinner will be served in the Community Center from 11a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call (314) 791-9853.
Mario Mania at the Library
Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Collinsville Memorial Library, 408 W. Main St.
Stop by the library anytime between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for open play sessions of New Super Mario Bros. on Wii, a Mario Run tournament on iPad, and to enter your best time in a speedrun of the original Super Mario Bros. Winners will receive special prizes. There will also be small snacks and other fun Mario activities for all ages. For more information, call (618) 344-1112.
DQ Dash 5K
Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-noon
Village of Bethalto Sports Complex, 4200 Culp Ln.
$30 adult; $15 kids 10 and under
Money raised at the race will support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis. Register by visiting itsyourrace.com.
Bakesale for Musical Theater Conservatory
Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon
Farmers’ Market, 2200 College Ave., Alton
In addition to the baked goods, there will be entertainment by Cabaret Showcase Productions. Updated equipment will be purchased with the funds raised. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lewis & Clark Frontier Dog Walk
Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon
1 Lewis & Clark Trail, Hartford
Take your dog on a 2-mile stroll and meet with groomers, adoptive agencies, and a guest speaker. For more information, call (618) 251-5811.
Village of Marine Fall Yard Sales
Saturday, times vary
Missouri Atlatl Association Competition
Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, 30 Ramey St., Collinsville
Ancient spear throwing devices will be demonstrated. For more information, call (618) 346-5160.
Street Art Festival
Saturday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
See the sidewalk art created by 30 artists, sample BBQ and other vendor foods, enjoy a beer tasting, and participate in a 2-mile Fun Run. For more information, call (618) 654-3721.
Art and Artists on Main
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Main Street, Columbia
Artists and artisans will be displaying and selling their works. For more information, call (618) 281-4672.
Caseyville Frontier Days
Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Reenactors will take over Caseyville Park to demonstrate the tasks of the frontier days. Talk with reenactors, visit the kid’s area, try your hand at tomahawk and knife throwing – or the frying pan toss. Food and reenactor goods available to purchase both days. For more information, call (618)344-1233.
Yappy Hour at Chez Marilyn
Sunday, beginning at 2 p.m.
119 W. Third St., Alton
Held on the patio of Chez Marilyn, dogs and their people will play games and listen to live music. Dogs must be spayed or neutered. Proceeds will benefit Hope Animal Rescue, a no-kill shelter. For more information, call (618) 465-8071.
Carillon Concert: Linda Allen
Sunday, 5 p.m.
Rose Garden, Gordon Moore Park, 4550 College Ave., Alton
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music of the carillon in the rose garden. For more information, call (618) 463-3580.
Apple Pie Ride
Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
11477 Pocahontas Rd., Marine
Bike through the farm on one of 4 routes, from 6 miles to 51 miles. BBQ, beer and fresh-picked apples and baked goods available. For more information, call (618) 887-4732.
Organ Spectacular VIII
Monday, 7:30-9 p.m.
Lewis and Clark Community College, 5800 Godfrey Rd., Godfrey
Four area organists will play a variety of music including hymn arrangements and classical organ pieces. For more information, call (618) 468-4731.
–Metro East Calendar of Events–