Edwardsville Route 66 Festival, Highland Schweizerfest stand out in this week’s calendar

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Schnucks Career Fair — 1-5 p.m. Thursday, June 8. All Schnucks store locations. St. Louis-based and family-owned Schnuck Markets, Inc. is hosting a company-wide career fair at all 115 stores across Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Schnucks plans to hire for a variety of positions offering flexible schedules and locations, career advancement, the option to be paid after each shift, health benefits (after a qualifying period) and other teammate perks. Part-time positions and full-time department manager positions (at select locations) are available. To expedite the process, prospective teammates planning to attend the fair should visit schnucks.com/careers and complete the online application prior to attending.

Garden Club of Lebanon presents its Secret Garden Tour — 4-8 p.m. Friday, June 9, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Lebanon. Gardening ideas abound during this self-guided tour featuring six beautiful gardens and two community gardens. During tour times, maps may be obtained at the Lebanon Visitors’ Center, 221 W. St Louis St., Lebanon. Admission is by donation and proceeds support the club’s annual student scholarships. Additional information may be found at gardencluboflebanon.org or follow the club on Facebook.

Highland Jaycees annual Schweizerfest — 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, June 9, noon to midnight Saturday, June 10, and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 11. Town Square, Highland. Rides and food vendors, games, activities and entertainment. Parades start at 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. facebook.com/events/238213701924219

Metals & Electronics Recycle Drive — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 10. Public Parking Lot, 227 W. Main St., Collinsville. Accepting office equipment, vehicles, electronics, batteries, appliances, machinery. Fees for TV/Monitor, CRT. No paper, glass, plastic, wood, cardboard or tires. 618-344-7232.

25th annual Edwardsville Route 66 Festival — 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10. City Park, Downtown Edwardsville. The City of Edwardsville is excited to welcome the community back to the park to enjoy great food, live music, the classic car cruise through town, mainstreet marketplace (shopping!) and more. edwardsvilleroute66.com

Metro Transit Hiring Event — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10. North County Transit Center, 3140 Pershall Road, Ferguson, Missouri. On-site interviews conducted for MetroBus Operators, MetroLink Operators, Metro Call-A-Ride Operators and Traction Power Electricians. Those important positions are all eligible for special $2,000 signing bonuses. Interviews available for dispatcher and reservation clerk positions. Candidates encouraged to learn more about these positions. Apply online in advance by visiting WorkAtMetroSTL.com. Qualified applicants may receive instant job offers at the June 10 hiring event following on-site interviews.

Highland Garden Tour — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Various locations. The Highland Garden Club invites you to experience some of Highland’s natural gems. The tour includes six private gardens and two public gardens. Tickets are available in Highland at Big R, The Greenhouse, and Highland Chamber of Commerce. Cost: $6 in advance, $7 the day of the tour.

The Highland garden tour takes place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10 at various locations including six private and two public gardens.
The Highland garden tour takes place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10 at various locations including six private and two public gardens.

Hearts ‘n’ Hands Quilt Guild ‘Quilts from the Heart’ Quilt Show — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 10, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 11. Whiteside Middle School, 111 Warrior Way, Belleville. Over 300 quilts on display, many vendors and handmade items for sale, raffle quilt, Quilt of Valor presentations at noon each day, antique bed turning and much more. Admission is $7, children under 10 free.

Taco Festival 2023 — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Marine Village Park, 300 N. Duncan St., Marine. Featuring 100+ merchandise vendors, multiple taco food trucks, live music and entertainment for the whole family, local makers, bakers, direct sales and artisans. All proceeds go directly to the Tyler Timmins Memorial Foundation. Bring a lawn chair. facebook.com/events/243270078071929

2023 Tour de Belleville: Strawberry Fields Forever — 11 a.m. Saturday, June 10. Eckert’s Belleville Farm, 951 S. Green Mount Road, Belleville. The Tour de Belleville is a family friendly, noncompetitive trek over a relatively easy course to give riders a scenic view of the city. For everyone’s safety, helmets are required. Alcohol is strictly prohibited and no pets are allowed. Ride starts and ends at Eckert’s. To register or for more info: tourdebelleville.com.

Pre-Juneteenth Celebration 2023 in the Delmar Loop — Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Delmar and Hamilton (5900 Delmar) and St. Louis Artworks, 5959 Delmar, St. Louis. Celebrate a Juneteenth kick-off in the Delmar Loop with art, music and food. The event will open with a Drum Call by Baba Kunma. Performances include African Dance by Spirit Angel of African Dance, and Red Black & Brass Band. DJ KP will be the DJ for the event. Look for live art including a community mural painting and activities at St. Louis Artworks. Fun for the whole family with bounce houses, face painting, henna painting, art activities, 360 Photo Booth, and button makers. Food for sale by local restaurants including AAA Fish House, Krab Kingz, Palomino Lounge and Vails Brothers. Community Booths featuring local organizations. thedelmarloop.com

‘Fighter Squadron Over Morocco’ by Bill Reynolds — 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10. History Museum of Monroe County, Allscheid-Metzger Gallery, 724 Elaine Drive, Waterloo. Bill Reynolds will relate several of his real-life military experiences, including emergencies, while flying a F-86D aircraft in the U.S. Air Force during the Cold War in 1958-1959. Over time Reynolds shared many “experiences” with friends who suggested he write a book. These are some of his stories you will hear about. Free copies of his book for guests to take home and read the rest. 618-939-5545 or monroecountyhistorymuseum.org.

7th annual Central West End Cocktail Party — 5-10 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Central West End Scene, 412 B N. Euclid Ave., St. Louis. The CWE is home to what many have claimed as the first cocktail party on record — held in 1917 by Mrs. Julius S. Walsh Jr. in her home at 4510 Lindell Boulevard. Each year, the CWE pays tribute to this very important anniversary and celebrates the neighborhood history in style! There will be cotton candy, street performers, fire dancers, aerial performers, stilt walkers throughout the event all evening. For info: cwescene.com.

26th annual All-Wheels Drive-In Car Show — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 11. On 3rd Street between Piasa and State in Downtown Alton. Come out for the autos and stay for the live music, 50-50 drawing, vendor displays and festival food court. For info: 618-792-8901 or downtownalton.com.

Summer Book Bazaar Pop-up Event — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11. High Low, 3301 Washington Ave., St. Louis. Blueprint Coffee proudly announces a summer pop-up book bazaar series in collaboration with Left Bank Books. The specialty coffee roaster has teamed up with St. Louis’ oldest independent bookstore for a monthly summer book bazaar series to be held at High Low, the roaster’s literary arts café in partnership with the Kranzberg Arts Foundation in the vibrant Grand Center Arts District. The inaugural Book Bazaar kicks off June 11 with curated book selections from the Left Bank team and merchandise available for purchase outside the café. facebook.com/events/201925536043945

Highland Knights of Columbus Dance — 2-5 p.m. Sunday, June 11. Knights of Columbus Hall, 12454 State Route 143, Highland. Doors open at 1 p.m. The Rendition Band will play. This band plays a mix of music. Admission is $10 per person. There will also be a pork steak dinner offered for $10/plate which includes baked beans and potato salad. Other food items are also available.

Madison County Historical Society Speaker Series: ‘An Introduction to Armenian Culture, History, and the Armenian Genocide’ — 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11. Main Street Community Center, 1003 N. Main St., Edwardsville. Historian Norma Asadorian, whose Armenian grandparents immigrated to Granite City, Illinois, will introduce the audience to Armenian culture and the Armenian genocide. Free and open to the public. madcohistory.org

Community & Farmers Markets

Soulard Farmers Market — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, and 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays year round. 730 Carroll St., St. Louis. Fresh produce, meat, seafood, cheese, snacks, baked goods, spices, flowers, pets and other merchandise. soulardmarketstl.com

Nashville Farmers Market — 7-11 a.m. Thursdays. In front of the Washington County Courthouse at 101 E. St. Louis St., Nashville. This year’s kickoff includes a plant swap, sponsored by the Washington County Master Gardeners. 618-327-3700 or facebook.com/NashvilleChamberofCommerce.

Swansea Farmers Market — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays. Rural King parking lot, 2801 N. Illinois St., Swansea. Fresh local produce, baked goods, unique handmade crafts and more. Rain or shine. 618-520-5107 or facebook.com/SwanseaFarmersMarketInc.

Monroe County Farmers Market - Columbia — 4-7 p.m. Thursdays. Turner Hall, 211 E. Cherry St., Columbia. Local vendors offering plants and produce, baked treats and more. facebook.com/monroecountyfarmersmarket

Maryville Farmers Market — 5-7 p.m. Thursdays. Firemen’s Park, 300 N. Donk St., Maryville. Featuring goods from local farms, handmade goods and special guests. Produce, meat, dairy, honey, plants and baked goods. Healthy foods, healthy families. SNAP/EBT accepted. 618-304-8335 or facebook.com/MaryvilleILFarmersMarket

Night Market on Broadway — 7-10 p.m. Thursday, June 8. Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway, Alton. An awesome summer series where you can enjoy live music in an outdoor setting, plus artwork and other handmade/homegrown products, as well as vintage and hip thrift items. Live music this week by Ahna Schienhoff.

Millstadt Township Farmers Market — 3-6 p.m. Fridays. Millstadt VFW, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt. Fresh produce, baked goods, unique crafts, plants, honey, jams, jellies, flowers, jewelry, handmade soaps, eggs and vintage antiques. VFW also open for food, drinks and restrooms. Help support the veterans. 618-476-3037. Call, text or Facebook.

Monroe County Farmers Market - Waterloo — 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Monroe County Annex, 901 Illinois Ave., Waterloo. Produce, plants, baked goods, coffee vendors and so much more. Live entertainment and activities for the kids too. facebook.com/monroecountyfarmersmarket

Belleville Old Town Farmers Market — 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Northwest corner of East Washington and South Charles streets, Belleville. Fresh produce, grass fed beef and other meats, plants, honeys, jams and jellies, crafters, and more.

Alton Farmers & Artisans Market — 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Corner of Landmarks Boulevard and Henry Street, Alton. An abundance of fresh produce, crafts, baked goods, plants and flowers, locally-raised, hormone-free meat, handmade soaps, jewelry, artwork, and much more. 618-463-1016 or facebook.com/AltonFarmersMarket.

Land of Goshen Community Market — 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 100 St. Louis St., Edwardsville. Open rain or shine. Fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods, crafts, live music and so much more. 618-307-6045 or facebook.com/goshenmarket.

Vine Street Market at O’Fallon Station — 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. O’Fallon Station, 212 E. 1st St., O’Fallon. Locally grown vegetables, flowers, fruits, eggs, cheese and meats. A selection of bakers and sweet treats along with coffee, craft brew beverages and artisans. Live music, patio seating, food truck on site. Bicycle and pet friendly. 618-624-0139 or ofallonvinestreetmarket.com.

Tower Grove Farmers Markets — 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays and 4 p.m. to sunset Tuesdays. Just west of Center Cross Drive in Tower Grove Park at 4256 Magnolia Ave., St. Louis. Fresh, local produce, eggs, meats, a variety of vendors and goods. tgfarmersmarket.com

Market Days — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Veterans Memorial Park, 800 S. 27th St., Mt. Vernon. A variety of vendors will sell diverse items such as antiques, collectibles, handmade items, plants, jewelry, kettle corn, fair food and more! Admission and parking are free. facebook.com/MtVernonMarket

University City Farmers Market — 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Along the Delmar Loop, 6655 Delmar Blvd., rear lot, University City, St. Louis. Fresh fruits and vegetables, cheeses, grass-fed beef, free-range eggs, trout, poultry, pork products, honey, baked goods, jams and jellies, nuts, coffee, chocolates and more. facebook.com/UCityFmsMkt

Summer Market at City Foundry — Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 10. City Foundry STL, 3700 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis. Local vendors, live music and so much more. facebook.com/cityfoundrystl

Litchfield Pickers Market — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 11. 400 N. State St., Downtown Litchfield. Vintage, antique, industrial, architectural, repurposed and collectible goods. 866-733-5833 or facebook.com/litchfieldpickersmarket.

Highland Farmers’ Market — 4-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Highland Square, 914 Main St., Highland. Local farmers, cottage food makers, and crafters will be present to sell a variety of produce, meats, desserts and more. Each Tuesday morning a map will be posted on the Highland Parks and Recreation Facebook page showing what vendors will be present.

Worth the Drive

French Heritage Festival — 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Join in the fun at the French Heritage Festival to celebrate the unique traditions, architecture and music of Ste. Genevieve’s French and Creole heritage in Missouri and the Mississippi River Valley. Experience the opening ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, outside the Church of Ste. Genevieve, activities in Lion’s Club Park, and demonstrations at each of the historic tour homes, National Park sites and museums. Explore the beauty of the historic homes, gardens, and art centers. Sample delicious food and live music in the National Historic Landmark District. Stay overnight for more live music on North Main Street and join the guided Audubon’s Bird Walk at the levee Sunday morning. Other than some of the historic sites’ admission fees, the activities throughout the French Heritage Festival are free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve. visitstegen.com or historicstegen.org.


Euchre — 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 9. Smithton Senior Center, 711 S. Main St., Smithton. Doors open at 6 p.m. Partner night. Snacks welcome. Water, soda and coffee will be available for purchase. Masks not required. 618-791-8769 or 618-698-3785.

Belleville/Swansea Moose Lodge Sunday Night Bingo — 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Belleville/Swansea Moose Lodge, 2425 N. Illinois St., Swansea. Games start at 6:30 p.m. Early Bird at 6:15 p.m. Cards sold at 5 p.m. Open to the public. Bring a canned good for one free card.

Metro Cribbage Club — 12:30 p.m. Mondays. American Legion Post 365, 1022 Vandalia St., Collinsville. For more information, contact Yvonne Bright, 618-344-1521 or ybrightmail@gmail.com.

Troy Senior Center Bingo — 12:30 p.m. Mondays. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 112 N. Border, Troy. Includes light snack, cash prizes. No cost to play, no RSVP required. 618-667-2022.

Queen of Hearts — 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Copper Fire, 200 E. Main St., Belleville. Tickets sold at Copper Fire Wednesday-Sunday starting at 7 a.m. Benefits Notre Dame Academy (formerly Cathedral Grade School) in downtown Belleville. facebook.com/events/765257498543973

The O’Fallon Metro East NAACP presents Juneteenth Trivia Celebration 2023 — 2-5 p.m. Saturday, June 17. New Life in Christ Church, 689 Scott Troy Road, O’Fallon. Theme: Black History trivia. For ages 10+. BYO snacks; beverages provided. Registration fee: $50, 4-6 players per team. Register by Friday, June 9, via email to ofallonnaacptrivia@gmail.com.

Japan America Society of St. Louis Trivia Night — 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17. Community Christian Church, 623 Meramec Station Road, Ballwin, Missouri. Includes all the usual stuff – mulligans, silent auction, restaurant certificates, mini-games, 50/50, cash prizes – with a Japanese twist – one Japan-themed question round, Japanese auction items, Purikura photo booth, Jan-Ken-Pon minigame, Japanese sando dessert auction, Ichiban tables with Japanese treats and sake. Cost: $160 for JAS members, table of eight; $200 for non-members. Ichiban Premium tables (includes sake, onigiri, inarizushi and assorted snacks) an additional $120. Register at jasstl.org.


SIUE Summer Theater presents ‘How I Became a Pirate’ — 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 9-10, 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11. Metcalf Theater, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville. Based on Melinda Long’s classic children’s book, “How I Became a Pirate,” this production marks SIUE Summer’s inaugural Theater for Young Audiences’ offering! Sail off on a fantastic musical excursion when a band of comical pirates lands at North Beach looking for an expert digger to join their crew. Braid Beard and his mates enlist young Jeremy Jacob as they look for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Jeremy finds that adventuring can be lots of fun, but also learns that love and home are treasures you can’t find on any map! The whole family will love this delightful and swashbuckling musical adventure. For tickets and info: siue.edu/artsandsciences/theater.

SIUE Summer Theater presents ‘How I Became a Pirate’ at the Metcalf Theater on the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus. Performances held June 2-4, 9-11.
SIUE Summer Theater presents ‘How I Became a Pirate’ at the Metcalf Theater on the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus. Performances held June 2-4, 9-11.

Clubs & Support Groups

Belleville ‘Sounds of Harmony’ Barbershop Chorus — 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Union United Methodist Church, 721 E. Main St., Belleville. Men of all ages who like to sing are encouraged to attend. For info: Bob at 618-566-8574 or email RLCearnal@gmail.com.

Parents of Addicted Loved Ones — 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Online via Zoom. The PAL group provides education, support and hope to family members and loved ones of someone who has an addiction of substance use disorder. Free and open to all. For info or to join the Zoom meeting, contact Craig at 618-567-6095. palgroup.org

National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Alvin G. Bohley Chapter 1019 — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 14. O’Town Food Hall and Tap House, 1214 Central Park Drive, O’Fallon. Speaker at noon, followed by meeting. All active and retired federal and postal employees are welcome. Meetings held the second Wednesday of each month except for May and December socials. NARFE remains the go-to resource for the federal community. For information, contact James at jbflat2021@gmail.com or call 618-795-5174.

National Alliance on Mental Illness: NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group — 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Online via Zoom. Free peer-to-peer support group for adults with a mental health condition working towards recovery. Every Wednesday. Open the Zoom app and enter 3914844542. For information: kelly.nami.swi@gmail.com or 618-798-9788.


Waterloo VFW Post #6504 Fish Fry — 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays. Waterloo VFW Post #6504, 406 Veterans Drive, Waterloo. Traditional Menu of cod, walleye, catfish, shrimp, chicken, chicken strips, hamburgers, fries, slaw, hush puppies, onion rings, fried green beans and fried mushrooms. Cash bar available. Dine-in or carryout. Credit/debit cards accepted. Orders can be called in at 618-939-7999.

O’Fallon Knights of Columbus & Ladies Auxiliary Fish Fry — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Fridays. Knights of Columbus Hall, 402 E. U.S. 50, O’Fallon. Traditional menu of cod, tilapia, catfish, hamburgers, hot dogs, pork steaks and several side dishes. Dine-in and carryout. Credit cards accepted. Orders can be called in at 618-632-6229. facebook.com/KnightsOfColumbus4239

Swansea Fish Stand – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays. 216 Service St., Swansea. Cod, walleye, catfish, shrimp and more. Open for carryout, call-in and dine-in orders. 618-222-7171. facebook.com/swanseafishstand

Aviston Legion Fish Fry — 4:30-7 p.m. Fridays. American Legion Post 1239, 601 S. Clinton, Aviston. Cod (baked or fried), catfish, shrimp, hush puppies, chicken strips, fries, baked potato, slaw, applesauce. Dine-in and carryout. 618-228-7311. avistonlegion.com

Okawville American Legion Fish Fry — 5-8 p.m. Fridays. American Legion Post 233, 205 N. Hanover St., Okawville. Dine in or carryout. Also serving lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday with a salad bar. Pizza made fresh and served every day. facebook.com/OkawvilleLegion

Turkey Hill Grange Breakfast Fundraiser — 8-11 a.m. Saturday, June 10. Turkey Hill Grange, 1375 IL-15, Belleville. Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy, coffee, juice. Dine-in and carryout. Proceeds will go to recent tornado and storm damage in the southern states.

Reservations Required

Virtual Saturday Morning Yoga — 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10. Online via Zoom. Get fit and healthy when you join us for an energizing session of yoga with instructor Sarah Hartwig. Space is limited. Registration required. Register at glencarbonlibrary.org.

Virtual Evening Flow Yoga — 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14. Online via Zoom. A Slow Flow mixed levels practice that will lead you through a series of yoga poses that focus on strengthening, lengthening, and stretching. Requires registration. Instructed by Anne Hughes. Register at glencarbonlibrary.org.

Trailblazers Future All-Stars Basketball Camp — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 12, through Thursday, June 15. George C. Terry RiverBend Arena, Lewis and Clark Community College, 5800 Godfrey Road, Godfrey. Hosted by former NBA standout Kenny Battle, who was a member of the 1988-89 Flyin Illini Final Four team at the University of Illinois. Cost: $200 per child. Lunch is provided. Space is limited. Sponsored by Lewis & Clark Community College. To register or for more information, visit lc.edu/all-stars-camp.

Zoofari 2023 — 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, June 16. Saint Louis Zoo, One Government Drive, St. Louis. Eat, drink and dance the night away under the moonlight at the best party in St. Louis! Proceeds from the biennial fundraiser support Saint Louis Zoo conservation efforts here and around the world. Zoofari is a creative black-tie, a fusion of formal and fun! Rock an outfit with fun patterns or bold colors, sport an animal bowtie or cummerbund, don a tuxedo jacket with shorts, wear eclectic jewelry and comfortable footwear. For 21+ only. Rain or shine. Advance tickets required: stlzoo.org/zoofari.

‘Your Genealogy: Fact of Fiction?’ — 10 a.m. Saturday, June 17. Belleville Public Library, meeting room, 121 E. Washington St., Belleville. Presented by Diane Walsh, the Society’s webmaster and parliamentarian with 40 years’ research experience, who gears the class toward adult learners. Reserve a space by calling the library at 618-234-0441. More information on the series is at stclair-ilgs.org/events or facebook.com/STCCGSIL.

2023 Garden Tour — 4-8 p.m. Friday, June 23, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24. Maryville and Glen Carbon areas. Tour eight beautiful gardens in the Maryville-Glen Carbon area. Tickets are $13 and can be purchased at Joe’s Market Basket in Edwardsville and Troy Creekside Nursery in Collinsville. Children 10 and under are free. Rain or shine. Sponsored by Madison County Extension Education Foundation. 618-344-4230 or event.gives/madcogardentour23.

Main Street Pour Tour — 3-7 p.m. Saturday, June 24. Downtown Belleville. The Main Street Pour Tour takes over Downtown Belleville. Formerly known as the Craft Beer Walk, which hosts a few hundred attendees annually, the Pour Tour will feature over 25 local breweries. Sample your choice of 15 of our more than 50+ locally brewed beers at more than 20 locations on beautiful Main Street. Your ticket includes 15 - 3-ounce beer samples, a souvenir tasting glass, and live music at many of our participating venues. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of event. runsignup.com/TicketEvent/MainStreetPourTour2023