Alton will launch the Alton Food Truck Festival at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater Saturday, August 29. Mayor Brant Walker said, “This event will feature food trucks from around the region offering global street food cuisine. In addition, the amphitheater’s concession team will offer beverages of all types to compliment the food trucks.”
Whether you’re a car enthusiast, a classics lover or you just enjoy cool fast cars, the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower is the place to be Saturday, August 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their classic, antique or just plain cool car to the Tower for the first ever evening ‘Car Cruise In.’ It’s also okay to just savor the sight of awesome cars while enjoying a soda, hot dog and chips provided by the Friendship General Baptist Youth Group.
As part of PNC Arts Alive New Dance Horizons IV, Dance St. Louis is seeking a diverse group of dancers with a passion for African-American history and culture. They are issuing an open audition/casting call for Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Grand Center Arts Academy, 711 North Grand Boulevard.
Celebrating the history, culture, and people of Japan, the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the United States.
2-day Alton event features food, games, music, car show
The first-ever Pietown Gospel Music Festival and Car Cruise comes to Upper Alton Aug. 28 and 29. The event, sponsored by Main Street United Methodist Church in association with the Drug Free Alton Coalition, features regional and locally recognized gospel musicians at the Main Street United Methodist Church, 1400 Main St., Alton.
Look at Presidential Politics Runs Sept. 9 – Oct. 4
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents All the Way by Robert Schenkkan and directed by Steven Woolf. More topical than ever before, this behind-the-scenes view of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency runs Sept. 9 through Oct. 4 on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road (on the campus of Webster University).