Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Calendar of Events

December 2009 Calendar of Events 11.30.09

Ongoing through Saturday, December 26
St. Charles Christmas Traditions
Christmas gets that much better with the historic celebrations on Main Street. Shops open their doors with special holiday gift ideas, Victorian carolers roam the streets singing traditional songs of the season while the Legendary Christmas Characters tell of Christmas lore past. Ice skating at Frontier Park, carriage rides and Santas abound. For full schedule, go to the St. Charles Christmas website.

Friday, December 4
VFW Fish Fry
VFW Post 2866, 66 VFW Lane
3-8 p.m.
Tired of turkey? Try the catfish, walleye, crappie, cod, fried chicken and shrimp dinners at the VFW. Sandwiches are a reasonable $5.50 and plates go for $8.00.

Fridays, December 4 and 11
Augusta’s 26th Annual Christmas Candlelight Walk
5-10 p.m.
Tour this charming river town during the holiday season for a wide variety of food, wine, live music performances, shopping and holiday experiences. Augusta will be lighted with luminaries to show the way. View an old-fashioned cedar Christmas tree hung with antique ornaments, popcorn strings, gingerbread figures. The Ebenezer United Church of Christ hosts a Christmas carol sing-a-long from 7-9p.m. For more information, go to the Augusta Chamber of Commerce website.

Saturday, December 5
Las Posadas
6 p.m.
Begins on South Main Street and ends in Frontier Park
Beautiful re-enactment of the Spanish tradition of Las Posadas (the Inns) with Mary and Joseph looking for shelter as the proceed down South Main with thousands of visitors carrying luminaries and sing carols. The Christmas story is told in Frontier Park, the Christmas trees is lit and carols are sung around the Yule log bonfire.

Saturday, December 12
St. Charles West Warrior Bands 24th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair
St. Charles West High School Drive, 3601 Droste Rd.
150 crafters, homemade cookies, attendance prizes and concession stand

Friday, December 18–Sunday, December 20
Scrooge, The Stingiest Man In Town
7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. matinee Saturday and Sunday
Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building Theater, St. Charles Community College campus,
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. Cottleville
The Young People’s Theatre of St. Charles Community College presents this traditional musical production of Christmas past, present and future. Area St. Charles County youth are highlighted in this production
$7 for general admission, $6 for students/seniors.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Candlelight Concert
6 pm - 8 pm
 First Missouri Capitol State Historic Site, 200-216 S. Main Street
"Papa and Jackie Wright" will narrate and perform "The History of Christmas Music" in this candlelight concert. This warm holiday show with marimbas, drums, and various instruments will leave you with the holiday spirit. Lit entirely by candles, the concert is held in the legislative chambers.
$6. Reservations are needed
For more information call 636-940-3322

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