Noon Thursday, Aug. 23, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail to: O’Fallon Progress 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.
Friday, Aug. 24:
USTRANSCOM Change of Command – 9:30 a.m. Scott Air Force Base. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons will take command of the U.S. Transportation Command, relieving U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, retiring after 36 years of military service. Live streaming: https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/16375 and facebook.com/USTRANSCOM
O’Fallon Fish Fry — 4-8 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 402 E. U.S. 50, O’Fallon. Cod and bluegill, burgers, hot dogs, sides. Eat in or carryout. 618-632-6229.
O’Fallon Fish and Chicken Fry — 5 to 8 p.m. O’Fallon American Legion, 109 N. Penn, O’Fallon. Carryouts available. 618-632-8879.
Saturday, Aug. 25:
O’Fallon Farmer’s Market – 7:30 a.m. to noon. Next to the caboose, west of First and Lincoln streets, O’Fallon.
Fair St. Clair 200 — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. O’Fallon Community Park, 401 E. 5th St., O’Fallon. Special exhibits, demonstrations, living history, hands-on activities, live music and more. Free and open to the public.
OTHS Band Boosters Yard Sale — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. OTHS High School South Gym, 600 S. Smiley, O’Fallon. Admission is free.