The Belleville Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has a "really big Variety Show" in store for you on Saturday.
The second annual fundraiser will feature a revue of music from the '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s. It will include entertainment by Master of the Keyboard Derrick Thomas and The Human Jukebox Eric Brooks, and special appearances by the likes of Elvis, The Supremes, Ray Charles, The Temptations, The Beatles and other surprise "guests."
The show is at Holy Trinity Parish Center, 505 Fountains Parkway, in Fairview Heights. Doors open at 6 p.m.; entertainment and food begin at 7 p.m. Silent and oral auctions also will be included.
Soups from The Shrine Restaurant, Marcos on Main/Shenanigans, Fischer's and others plus sandwiches and a dessert buffet will be served.
Matt Chambers, KMOV News 4 Meteorologist will serve as the emcee Tickets are $20 per person in advance (open seating) or $25 per person at the door. Reserved tables of eight are $160. Information: Judy at 618-567-6876 or Pat at 618-799-8505.
Wanna get away?
Check out the latest in motor homes, 5th wheels, pop-ups, campers, travel trailers, camping supplies and accessories at the 38th annual RV & Camper Show Friday through Sunday at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds in Belleville.
Ten dealers will have 100,000 square feet of displays.
Hours are 3-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5 for adults; children 12 and younger are free with a paid adult.
On the wild side
Ever wonder how fish, turtles and frogs get throught the winter? What its like to be in an animal's den? How ducks keep warm?
You will find out the answers and much more during Discovery Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Watershed Nature Center, 1591 Tower Avenue in Edwardsville.
The program is free for all ages. Registration is requested for groups of 10 or more. Infomation: 618-692-7578 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also at Watershed, you can join a moonlight hike through forest, wetland and prarie habitats from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meet at the welcome Center at 6:30 for an easy 1-mile hike.
The hike is fee for all ages. Registration is requested for groups of 10 or more.
An 18th century kitchen garden will begin to take shape this weekend at historic Fort de Chartres State Historic Site near Pairrie du Rocher.
A small contingent of la Milice et des ihabitants de Ste. Genevieve will recreat the experiences of 18th century colonists of the Illinois Country working to prepare their kitchen garden for late winter and early spring plantings. Visitors are welcome from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
A presentation on the Jardin Potager will be given at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fort's store building.
Information: 618-284-7230 or www.fdcjardin.com
You can cheer for the good guys and the bad guys and everybody wins when the Metro-East Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 262 presents professional wrestling at 8 p.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Gym, 2727 N. 43rd St., Fairmont City.
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Ricky Cruz will defend his CWC title on a card that features Ron Powers and other SICW wrestlers. Author Larry Matysik discussing his newest book.
Tickets are $10; $5 for kids younger thanr 12; $100 ringside table for four. Information or reservations, 618-286-4848.