Metro East Calendar of Events June 6 – June 11

All-Wheels Drive-in Car Show will take place in downtown Alton on June 10. (Photo courtesy of Visit Alton)


Alton Muny Band at Riverview Park
Thursday, 8-9 p.m.
Riverview Park, Alton

Summer concert offers favorite band music. For more information, call 618-463-3500.

Grafton’s Music in the Park
Thursday, 7-10 p.m.
Grove Memorial Park,
Corner of Market & Main streets

Outlaw Opry will provide the music. For more information, call 618-786-3344.


Photo Scavenger Hunt at Riverbender
Friday, 6-10 p.m.
Riverbender Community Center,
200 W. 3rd. St., Alton

Match obscure photos to locations within the center. Prizes will be awarded to winners. For more information, call 618-465-9850.

Free Concert with Trombonanza
Friday, 7-9 p.m.
Eckert’s Country Store,
951 S. Green Mount Road, Belleville

Bring your lawn chair to enjoy the music. For more information, call 618-233-0513.

JUNE 8-9

Illinois Route 66 Festival
Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight; Sat. 8 a.m.-midnight
City Park, 101 S. Buchanan St.,

Event includes good, live music, local talent show, children’s activities, trolley rides, and a car cruise through town. For more information, call 618-692-7538.

JUNE 8-10

Schweizerfest in Highland
Fri. 7 p.m.-midnight; Sat. noon-midnight;
Sun. noon-11 p.m.
Downtown Square

Annual event features live music, good food, games, rides and parades on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 618-882-8478.


Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair
Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Pere Marquette State Park,
13112 Visitor Center Lane, Grafton

Fair visitors will learn knot tying, fish identification, fish cleaning, and casting, and then try their hands at fishing from the 4000 gallon aquarium. For more information, call 618-786-3323, ext. 1.

Miles Davis Jazz Festival
Saturday, 5-9 p.m.
Jacoby Arts Center,
627 N. Broadway, Alton

The Alton Museum of History and Art presents the 13th Annual Miles Davis Jazz Festival. For more information, call 618-462-5222.

Free Movie: ‘Despicable Me 3’
Saturday, 7-10 p.m.
229 W. Main St., Collinsville

Family-friendly outdoor event. For more information, call 618-346-5200.

MetroEast Pridefest
Saturday, noon-10 p.m.
West Main Street, Belleville

Summer Osborne will entertain with a genre-jumping performance.  For more information, call 618-980-1045.


All-Wheels Drive-in Car Show
Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Downtown Alton

150-200 classic cars, hot rods and motorcycles will be spiffed up and ready to wow the public. For more information, call 618-792-8901.

Carillon Concert Features Barbara McHugh
Sunday, 5 p.m.
Rose Garden, Gordon Moore Park,
4550 College Ave., Alton

Bring your own seating to enjoy the music of the bells. For more information, call 618-463-3580.

Music at Metter Park
Sunday, 6-8 p.m.
124 S. Metter Ave., Columbia

The Waterloo German Band will provide the entertainment. For more information, call 618-281-7144.


Movie Monday at the Library
Monday, 1 p.m.
Roxana Public Library, 200 N. Central

Cool off at the library and enjoy the movie ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.’ For more information, call 618-254-6713.


–Metro East Calendar of Events June 6 – June 11–