Saturday, October 4, 2008

Around Town

Okay, let's take a break from all the news and goings on and lighten up, let down our hair and enjoy our nice, White, Community! Who said there wasn't anything to do in a small "vanilla white bread" town? There's plenty! There's cribbage and bingo for the little old ladies, dancing and arts, Music Jams, photo exibits, farmers markets and plenty of good clubs and grills to eat at. There's even a haunted house!

Ya'll come, hear?


ALL STARS PUB & GRILL, 1042 Venture Drive, St. Peters. 636-928-7201. Monday-Saturday, Karaoke. (slam down a few and sing be a star!)

BABYLON RESTAURANT AND BAR, 4744 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters. 636-477-7468. Oct. 3 Hollywood Five.

BAHA ROCK CLUB, 305 N. Main St., St. Charles. 636-949-0466. Oct. 3 My Own Medicine; Oct. 4 Ben Wah Bob; Oct. 6 Open Mic; Oct. 7-9 D.J. Spin with Big Daddy Rob.

BOTTLENECK BLUES BAR, Ameristar Casino, 1260 S. Main St., St. Charles. 636-940-4966. Oct. 3-4 Trixie Delight; Oct. 8 Wyld Stallyns; Oct. 9 Diz Wizzle.

CHOCOLATE CAFE, 1120 Technology Blvd., O'Fallon. 636-300-1388. Oct. 4 Mark Gordon.

THE COMEDY FORUM, 4141 N. Cloverleaf Drive, St. Peters. 636-498-1234. Oct. 3-4 Dave Dyer, Oct. 9 Midnight Swinger. (recommended)

CRAZY HORSE SALOON, 405 N. Business Highway 61, Wentzville. 636-327-9614. Oct. 3 Metropolis; Oct. 4 Bad Habit; Oct. 8 Stillwater.

DOMAIN STREET WINE BAR, 3301 Domain Street, New Town at St. Charles. 636-916-2092. Oct. 9 John Statz. (lotsa nice girls there)

ETHYL'S WILDWOOD SMOKEHOUSE, 8805 Veterans Memorial Parkway, O'Fallon. 636-978-7755. Tuesday, Trivia; Wednesday, Karaoke; Thursday-Saturday, DJ. (great place to eat)

LOWERY'S STREETSIDE PUB, 12 East Pearce, Wentzville. 636-327-1680. Wednesdays, Karaoke w/Jay, Fridays/Saturdays, Karaoke.

THE PIT, 1860 Scherer Parkway Drive, St. Charles. 314-267-6320. Oct. 3 The Great White North, Gustavo, Acaro; Oct. 4 Modern Red.

RUMPLE'S PUB, 221 N. Main St., St. Charles. 636-949-7678. Oct. 9 Gary Brokaw.

RUSKIN O'BRIEN'S IRISH PUB, 3245 Rue Royale St., New Town at St. Charles. 636-493-1900. Wednesdays, Karaoke; Fridays, Live music.

SALVATORE'S PIZZA & PASTA, 4145 S. Old Highway 94, St. Charles. 636-922-2100. Oct. 4 Common Ground.

SUNDOWNERS @ YACHT CLUB OF ST. LOUIS, 105 Lake Village Drive, St. Charles. 636-250-4435. Oct. 3 Janet and Bruce; Oct. 4 StL Dogs.

TUNERS, 130 S. Main, St. Charles. 636-724-9212. Oct. 3-4 Marcel Strong.


ARTURO ALONZO SANDOVAL: A 35 YEAR SURVEY OF FIBER ART FORMS exhibit runs through Oct. 3 in Galleries I and II at the Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main Center, St. Charles. John Lysak will feature his works in Gallery III. Works from Beau Abbott will be on display in the Ameristar Gallery. 636-255-0270.

Two photography exhibits, NATURAL LIGHT and PROJECT 23, run through Oct. 5, 2008, at Framations, 218 N. Main St., St. Charles. 636-724-8313.

THE UNCONVENTIONAL CAMERA, an invitational photography exhibit, runs through Oct. 16 in the gallery of the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building at St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville. Free. 636-922-8202.

KEITH JENNINGS art exhibit runs through Oct. 26 at the O'Fallon Cultural Arts Gallery in the Renaud Spirit Center, 2650 Tri Sports Circle, O'Fallon. Free. 636-474-2732.

SENIOR MOMENTS art exhibit runs through Nov. 3 at the The St. Peters Community & Arts Center, 1035 St. Peters-Howell Road, St. Peters. 636-397-6903.

THEATRE OF THE DEAD, a haunted house, runs through Nov. 9 at 1107 N. Second St., St. Charles. $18.

CROSSROADS CRIBBAGE CLUB meets at 1 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons. Anyone interested in playing cribbage can contact the club at 636-456-9809.

ST. CHARLES FARMERS' MARKET runs from 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Oct. 25 in the 300 block of Riverside Drive in St. Charles.

SCC PLAYGROUP offers weekly activities for moms and children including a monthly Mom's Night Out. New members welcome. 636-544-3613.

ACOUSTIC MUSIC JAMS take place 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Peters Community & Arts Center, 1035 St. Peters-Howell Road, St. Peters. $3. 636-397-6903.

BINGO is offered at 6:15 p.m. Thursdays at O'Fallon Elks Lodge, 1163 Tom Ginnever Blvd., O'Fallon. 636-240-7736.

ST. CHARLES GHOST TOURS are available year round at 7, 9:30 p.m. and midnight Friday and Saturday. Other days and times can be arranged. 314-374-6102.

ST. CHARLES IMPERIAL DANCE CLUB lessons take place 6:45-8:15 p.m. Wednesday nights followed by open dancing at Elks Lodge, 1163 Tom Ginnever, O'Fallon. Lessons $30 for four sessions. 636-441-6876 or 636-477-1769.

JitterSwing DANCE LESSONS and DANCE take place Thursdays at the St. Charles Moose Lodge, 2705 Veterans Memorial Parkway, St. Charles. Learn social swing dancing or line dances. Lessons run from 7-8 p.m. Dance runs from 8-10 p.m. 636-328-7900.

JIM'S COUNTRY DANCES take place 6:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Blanchette Memorial Hall, 1900 W. Randolph St., St. Charles. $6, includes line dance lesson. 636-947-7666.

LINE AND COUPLE DANCING take place 6-8:30 p.m. Sundays at Firefighters Hall, 117 McMenamy Drive, St. Peters. $4 per person. Sponsored by Sho-Me Shufflers. 636-970-1210

SOCIAL DANCING take place Wednesdays, 7 p.m. lesson, 8 p.m. dancing, at Louie's Lounge, Holiday Inn Express, 4341 Veterans Memorial Parkway, St. Peters. 636-978-0638

To have an event listed in the entertainment calendar (event must occur in St. Charles County), mail or fax the information (the name of the event, a brief description, the time and date, any admission costs and phone numbers for more information) to the Journal office.

Items should be addressed to Entertainment Calendar, c/o Journal Newspapers of St. Charles County, 4212 North Service Road, St. Peters, MO, 63376. Faxes should be sent to Entertainment Calendar at (636) 946-0086. Items may be sent by email to All items should be received one week prior to the publication date desired.

No calendar items will be taken over the phone. Items are run at no charge and are subject to available space.

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