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Brewery collectibles show, trivia nights happening this weekend

Sandy Hesse, left, Gary Mossiman and Joyce Mossiman in a scene from the comedy “Kodiak Flapjack.” Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Progressive Grange in New Athens. See more information in the listing below.
Sandy Hesse, left, Gary Mossiman and Joyce Mossiman in a scene from the comedy “Kodiak Flapjack.” Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Progressive Grange in New Athens. See more information in the listing below. Provided


Cops for Kids Glo Bingo — Friday, Elks Lodge, 1481 S. Illinois St., Belleville. Doors open at 6; bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. $20 in advance at Tribout’s in Belleville or $25 at the door. Includes six bingo cards, glow hat and glow dabber. $5 per additional six cards. Silent auction, 50/50. Cash bar; no outside drinks allowed. Bring your own snacks. Must be 18 or older to attend. More than $1,000 in cash prizes. Sponsored by Belleville F.O.P Lodge 226.

Cribbage game — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Collinsville Knights of Columbus, No. 1 Columbus Plaza, Collinsville. Seven games against seven different opponents. Information: Yvonne at 618-344-1521 or Phil at 618-288-7910.

Euchre Tournament — 7 p.m. Friday, Smithton Senior Center. Partner night. Everyone welcome.

Bunco Party — Thursday, St James Parish Center, 405 West Madison, Millstadt. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Games begin at 7. Homemade dessert buffet, 50/50 drawing and everyone wins a prize. Tickets, $8 at the door. Information: Patty Evansco at 618-476-3731. Proceeds Benefit St.Vincent DePaul.

Euchre tournament — 1:30 p.m. Sunday, St. Pancratius Parish Hall, Fayetteville. $5 per player; questions call 618-791-5705.


Country Music Dance — 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Swansea Improvement Association, 216 Service St., Swansea. Cactus Moon Band. Free admission.

Dance & Turkey Raffle — 2-6 p.m. Sunday, St. Libory American Legion, St. Libory. Free. Music by “Rendition.” Raffle drawings at 3, 4 and 5 p.m.


St. Joseph Church Fish Bake & Fry — 4-7 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph’s Parish Center, 6 N. Alton St., Freeburg. Baked cod, fried cod loins (plate, sandwich or pound), shrimp, grilled cheese, spaghetti,baked potato, green beans, onion rings, french fries, home made slaw, mac/cheese, stewed tomatoes, desserts and refreshments. Eat in or carry out. 618-539-4720.

Shiloh Eagles No. 545 Fish Fry — 5-8 p.m. Friday, 100 Eagle Drive, Shiloh. Cod, walleye, shrimp and chicken strip plates. Fish by the pound, plate or sandwich. Also chicken wings. Plates come with two sides or order sandwich with one side. Eat in or carry out. Call ahead at 618-624-5412. Extras: auxiliary bake sale for their charities.

Swansea Fish Stand — 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 216 Service St., Swansea. Cod, walleye, catfish, shrimp and more. Saturday: fried chicken. Information: 618-222-7171.

Aviston Legion Fish & Chicken Fry — 4:30-7 p.m. every Friday. Cod, catfish, shrimp, chicken strips, 1/4 fried chicken, fries, baked potato, slaw, applesauce. American Legion Post 1239, 601 S. Clinton, Aviston. Eat in or carry out. Information: 618-228-7311 or

Caseyville Fish Fry — 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Caseyville VFW Post 1117, 415 N. Long, Caseyville. Fish plates, desserts, sandwiches, burgers and more.

Collinsville Fish Fry — 3-8 p.m. Friday, Collinsville VFW Post 5691, 1234 Vandalia, Collinsville. Eat in or carry out. Cod, catfish fillets, tilapia, sides.

Collinsville Fish Fry — 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Collinsville American Legion, 1022 Vandalia St., Collinsville. North Atlantic cod, whole catfish, Cajun cut-ups, crab cakes, sides, desserts. 618-345-2508.

Collinsville Fish Fry — 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Hall, Illinois 157, Collinsville. Eat in or carryout. Fried/baked cod, catfish, sides. Senior plate starting at $4.99. 618-345-1492.

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

Mascoutah Fish Fry — 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Mascoutah VFW Post 7682, 620 Donaphan St., Mascoutah. Dine in or carryout. 618-566-2288.

Millstadt Fish Fry and Jam Session — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 4-8 p.m. Friday, Millstadt VFW Post, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt.

Fried Chicken — 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Millstadt VFW Post, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt. All you can eat. Adults $10; $8 seniors; $5 children (12 and younger). Sponsored by Millstadt VFW Post 22.

O’Fallon Fish Fry — 4-8 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 402 E. U.S. 50, O’Fallon. Sponsored by KC and Ladies Auxiliary. Cod and bluegill, burgers, hot dogs, sides. Eat in or carryout. 618-632-6229.

O’Fallon Fish Fry — 4-8 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 805, 221 W. First St., O’Fallon. Sponsored by Sgt. Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805 and Ladies Auxiliary. Fried and grilled fish and chicken, homemade sides and desserts. Children’s menu. To-go orders delivered to car. 618-624-2651.

O’Fallon Fish & Chicken Fry — 5-8 p.m. every Friday, O’Fallon American Legion, 109 N. Penn, O’Fallon. Carryout available. 618-632-8879.

Okawville Fish & Chicken Fry — 5-8 p.m. Friday, 205 N. Hanover St., Okawville. American Legion Post No. 233. Eat in or carry uot. Information: 618-243-6545,

Shiloh Fish Fry — 5-8 p.m. Friday, 100 Eagle Drive, Shiloh. Sponsored by Eagles No. 545. Cod, walleye, shrimp, chicken strip plates. Sides. Eat in or carryout, 618-624-5412. Auxiliary bake sale for charity.

Summerfield Fish Fry — 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Summerfield Lions Club, 100 E. Park St., Summerfield. 618-934-3841 or 618-334-3177.

Swansea Fish Fry — 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Swansea Fish Stand, 216 Service St., Swansea. Cod, walleye, shrimp. 618-222-7171.

Troy VFW Fish Fry — 4-7 p.m. Friday, Troy VFW Post 976 and Auxiliary, 123-A W. Market St., Troy. Choice of cod, catfish, jack salmon, baked fish, chicken strips, shrimp, 618-667-8387.

Walton’s Chicken Dinner — 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. Knights of Columbus, 5420 Old Collinsville Road, Fairview Heights. Homemade desserts. Carryout, 618-632-5222.

Walton’s Fish Fry — 3-8 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus, Hall, 5420 Old Collinsville Road, Fairview Heights. Homemade desserts. Carryout, 618-632-5222.

Fish Fry, 4-7 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg.

St. Mary Parish Fish Fry — 4-7 p.m. Friday, St. Mary School basement, 1706 W. Main St., Belleville. Dine in or carry out. Cod or walleye sandwich, plate or by the pound, homemade potato salad, fries, onion rings, spaghetti, coleslaw and desserts.

New Athens Knights of Columbus Candlelight Steak Dinner — 4:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, St. Agatha’s Parish Center, 207 S. Market St. New Athens. Ribeye steaks, jumbo shrimp and marinated chicken breasts. Baked potato, french fries, salad bar, coffee and tea. Hamburgers and cheeseburgers are also available.

Wurstmarkt — 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Zion Evangelical Church, 117 W. White St., Millstadt. Adult carryout, $10; children, $5. Dine in or carry out.

47th Annual Sausage Supper — 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Grantfork United Church of Christ Educational Building, Grantfork. Served family-style with homemade pies. Adults, $10; children, $5 (ages 6-12). Under 6 free. Carry outs available, package sausage and fried sausage for sale.

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast — 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, St. Peters United Church of Christ, Lenzburg. Whole-hog sausage and made-from-scratch pancakes, Sunday School craft and bake sale, fresh meat available. Wheelchair accessible. 618-475-2557 church office.

Chicken dinner — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, St. Felicitas Parish Hall, 13322 Church Road, Carlyle. Sponsored by the Wheatfield Fire Department. Chicken, dressing and all the trimmings. Carry outs available.

Wurstmarkt — 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Mascoutah Moose Lodge, 111 N. Second St. Eat in or carry out. Cactus Moon Band, 1-5 p.m. (with meal purchase). 618-566-2833.

St. George Chicken Dinner — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, St. George Community Life Center, 317 E. Maple St., New Baden. Fried chicken, roast pork, mashed potatoes, dressing green beans and more. Adults, $10; $5, children; under 5 free. Veterans dining in will eat for half price. Carry outs available. Attendance prize, raffles.

Wurstmarkt and Country Store — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, St. Clair Masonic Lodge No. 24, 225 E. A St., Belleville. Buffet-style; $11 adults and $5 children.


Annual Craft Fair & Soup and Sandwich Luncheon — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 800 N. Main St., Edwardsville. Lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m Friday: homemade soup, chicken salad on a croissant, pie and drink.

Vendor Boutique — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Smithton Senior Center, 711 S. Main St., Smithton. Tastefully Simple, Ribbons n Yarn, Pampered Chef and more.

5K and 10K Walk at World Bird Sanctuary — 9 a.m. to noon start time Saturday, 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Road, Valley Park, Mo. $3. Free parking; must be off trail by 3 p.m. Information: Deb Kruep, 618-277-0830,

Lebanon Band Boosters Craft & Vendor Show — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Lebanon High School, 200 W. Schuetz St., Lebanon. Quarter Auction at 2 p.m. Information: Julie Acheson, 618-741-5107 or

Brewery Collectibles Show & Antique Collectibles Show — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, 200 South Belt East (Illinois 13 and 159). 300 tables of collectibles. Admission $2; $20 for 7 a.m. early admission. Large raffle. Free parking.

PTOEC Book Sale — 4-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 205 Rasp St. (off Lebanon Road) Shiloh. Free admission. Sponsored by Parent Teacher Organization for Exceptional Children. Also collecting clothing, shoes, accessories, bedding, linen, bath items, toys, small household items (no furniture) for Savers Fundrive.

Bond County Humane Society Craft & Vendor Fair — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 402 E. Highway 50, O’Fallon. More than 20 booths, special guests, raffles, pets allowed on main floor.

Toast of Marissa — 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Main Street, Marissa. Live music 1-6 p.m., noon grape stomp, food merchandise at Vendor Village, noon-3 p.m. car show and cookie contest, heated wine-tasting tent. for full schedule.

36th Annual Automotive Swap Meet — 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Belle Clair Fairgounds, 200 South Belt East (Illinois13 & 159) Belleville. Admission $4.

Taste of Downtown — 5-8 p.m. Nov. 17, Argosy Casino’s Music Hall. $15 tickets sold at Alton Visitors Center (200 Piasa St.) and Bossanova Restaurant & Lounge (112 W. Third St.) Sample appetizers, entrees an desserts. Live entertainment. Must be 21 or older. or call 618-465-6676 for tickets.

Coffee and a Movie — Nov. 16, Wildey Theatre, Edwardsville. Doors open 9:30 a.m., movie at 10 a.m. For ages 55 and older. “An American in Paris” will be shown. Mini pastries, coffee, popcorn and soda will be served. Tickets $5 in advance; $7 at the door. Registration deadline is Friday; call 618-692-7538.

Walk — 3-6 p.m. registration for Tuesday Way of Lights Walk at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville. Finish by 8 p.m. Registration is at the Amphitheatre. Fee $3. Night walk, so bring a flashlight. See Shrine holiday lights before display is open to the public. Information: Gerlach at 618-560-0420 or


Meat Shoot — Noon Sunday, Elks Lodge, 664 Route 161 and Old Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights. Turkey, ham, money rounds, cake and meat raffles, attendance prizes, full bar. Inside seating available.

Indoor .22 Rifle Shoot — Noon, Sunday, Millstadt Sportsmen’s Club, 4915 Schmidt Lane, Millstadt. Iron sights only. Refreshments available.

Meat Shoot — Noon Sunday, Eagles Shiloh 545. Shoot from inside. Free bean soup.

Meat Shoot — Noon to dusk Sunday, Swansea Improvement Association, 216 Service St., Swansea. Cake raffle, paddle wheels, food.

BBQ & Meat Shoot — Noon Saturday, Caseyville Moose Lodge 4, 8550 Bunkum Road, Caseyville. Ribs, pork steak, chicken, pulled pork, homemade mac and cheese and more. Meat shoot packages.

Turkey Shoot — Noon Sunday, Polish American War Veterans hall, 2180 N. 81st St., Caseyville. 12-/16- and 20-gauges only. House gun available. Raffle for five turkeys, plus one $200 and two $100 prizes. Free ham and bean soup. Information: 618-398-5040.


Collinsville High School STEM Club Annual Trivia Night — Saturday, Caseyville Community Center, 909 S. Main St, Caseyville. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., start at 7. $100 per table of eight. Beer and soda will be available. Bring your own drinks, but must be kept at the bar area and served to you. There will be a silent auction, 50/50 and door prizes. Prizes will be awarded. Reserve a table

French Village Fire Department Trivia Night — Saturday, Fairview Heights Elks Lodge 664, 9480 Old Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights. Doors open 6:30, game at 7. $100 per table of eight, or $12.50 per person. Prizes for first, second and third place. Silent auction, 50/50 and raffle. Cash bar, bring own snacks, no outside drinks allowed. To reserve at able, email

Belleville Kiwanis Club Trivia night — Saturday, Quail Club, 8303 Concordia Road, Belleville. Doors open 6 p.m., game at 7. $100 table of eight. Answer Man Roger Schlueter is emcee. Prizes to top three tables. Mulligans, Heads & Tails, 50/50, purse and pocket scavenger hunt. Bring own snacks; beverages must be purchased on site.


“Kodiak Flapjack” — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Progressive Grange, New Athens. An Open House production. Tickets may be purchased from any cast member or contact Jordan Zeitler at 618-845-6123 or Dick Petrowich at 618-475-3248 for reserved seating ($10). Thursday tickets $7 and Friday and Saturday tickets $10 adults, $7 students.

“The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Looking Glass Playhouse, 301 W. St. Louis St., Lebanon. Information/tickets: 618-537-4962 or

“Hound of the Baskervilles” — 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Monroe Actors Stage Company, 202 S Main St, Waterloo. Tickets, $12 general admission; $10 senior/student. Tickets or information: 618-939-7469 or

“My Calendar Girl” — 7 p.m. Saturday, Nazarene Community Theater, 400 North Central Avenue, Roxana. Gateway Spotlight ChorUS members of Sweet Adelines International organization will perform. The female chorus sings acapella, barbershop style arrangements and will perform a song for each month of the year. Special guests include The Rivertown Sound, a male barbershop ensemble. Adults $20; $10 children. No reserved seating. Information: 618-550-5326.

An Evening of Traditional Music & Dance — 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Columbia American Legion Hall, 375 E. Locust St., Columbia. Free. George Portz and His Friends of Bluegrass, Thunder & Lightning cloggers, 8-year-old fiddler Olivia Webb. Snack and beverages available. Information: 618-632-1384. Sponsored by the Eppinger Foundation.