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Highland’s ‘Around Town’ listing includes farmer’s markets and a free movie night

See a free movie at a ‘Late Summer Movie Night’ at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the 1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House, 409 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville. Showing, “A Dog’s Purpose.”
See a free movie at a ‘Late Summer Movie Night’ at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the 1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House, 409 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville. Showing, “A Dog’s Purpose.”

Noon Wednesday, Aug. 15, is the deadline to appear in next week’s “Around Town” listing. We must receive your event in writing with a contact phone number for questions. Due to the large number of submissions, non-profit events are run only one time in print, will be edited and appear in the week before the event date.

Email: lifestyle@bnd.com. Mail to: Highland News Leader Around Town, Belleville News-Democrat, 120 S. Illinois St., P.O. Box 427, Belleville, IL 62222-0427. Questions, call Jennifer Green at 618-239-2643.

Thursday, Aug. 16:

Maryville Farmer’s Market — 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Drost Park, 8 Schiber Court, Maryville.

Carlyle Courthouse Square Farmers’ Market — 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. 8th Street between Franklin and Fairfax streets, east side of Courthouse Square, Carlyle. Includes homemade soap and wine, baked goods, eggs. Carlylelake.com

Friday, Aug. 17:

Highland Fish Fry — 4-7:30 p.m. Friday. VFW Post 5694, 1900 VFW Road, Highland. Eat in or carryout. 618-654-6367.

Troy VFW Fish Fry — 4-7 p.m. Friday. Troy VFW Post 976 and Auxiliary, 123-A W. Market St., Troy. Cod, catfish, jack salmon, baked fish, chicken strips, shrimp. Dine in or carry out. 618-667-8387.

▪ ‘Friends+Wine+Food=Fun’ at Poppy’s — 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Poppy’s Inc., 1619 Papin St., Highland. Wine tasting and appetizers. Cost: $10. Information: 618-654-6465.

Hope Night on the Square — 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. Downtown Square, 948 Main St., Highland. Live music, free food and drinks. You are invited to bring prayer cards, well wishes and lawn chairs. 618-654-8434.

St. John UCC Spaghetti Dinner — 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. St. John UCC, 21 N. Walnut St., Trenton. All-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat or meatless sauce, salad, bread, dessert. Dine-in and carryout available. Pre-order for drive-thru available by calling 618-224-9828 after 4 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 18:

Rotary Criterium Festival — 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Downtown Edwardsville. Don’t miss the series of high-speed bicycle races complimented with foot races, free kid’s races, an art tent for kids, a Food Zone with six local restaurants and more. 3 to 7 p.m. Edwardsville Township will be donating more than 160 helmets free to children, fittings included. Criteriumedwardsville.com

Late Summer Movie Night — 8:30 p.m. Saturday. 1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House, 409 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville. Movie: “A Dog’s Purpose.” Free and open to the public. stephensonhouse.org

Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market — 8 a.m. to noon. Saturday. Corner of Landmarks Blvd. and Henry Street, Alton. www.downtownalton.com or 618-463-1016.

Land of Goshen Community Market — 8 a.m. to noon. Saturday. Madison County Courthouse, 155 N. Main St., Edwardsville. www.goshenmarket.org

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