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Alton Owl’s Club celebrates its 80th anniversary on Saturday August 13

ALTON – The Alton Owl’s Club at 227 Blair Ave. will celebrate its 80th birthday on Saturday August 13.

Doors open at 7 p.m. with HOOKiE performing from 8 p.m. to midnight. Bailey Blair of Bakers & Hale will be the bartender for the event as a new member of the club.

“I’m thrilled to have been offered the opportunity to serve as bartender at the event and hope to see a lot of familiar faces,” Blair said. “This will be my first event working with the club and I hope some new faces for the club can also come and see what the Alton Owls Club has to offer.”

The Alton Owls Club was established in 1942 and remains a non-profit social club available for wedding receptions, fundraisers, banquets and other events.

For more details, visit altonowlsclub.com or call 618-462-4331.

Here’s what else is happening in the area:

FRIDAY AUGUST 12

• Lazy Lester: 7pm-10pm, The Lodge at The Lovejoy, 401 Piasa St., Alton.

• Mississippi River Festival Exhibit: 1-4 pm, Wood River Museum and Visitor Center, 40 W. Ferguson Ave., Wood River.

• MoonBuzz Acoustic: 6 to 9 p.m., Flock and Food Truck Park, 210 Ridge St., Alton.

• The Tragg Band: 8pm-11pm, Chez Marilyn, 119 W. 3rd St., Alton.

• Anthony Nanney and Co.: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Blacktop Boulevard: 7:30-11:30 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• East Alton History Museum Open: 1-4 pm, East Alton History Museum, 119 N. Main St., East Alton.

• Screaming Eagle: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Bakers and Hale, 7120 Montclair Ave., Godfrey.

• Trivia Night in support of the Nature Institute: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Godfrey KC Hall, 1713 Stamper Lane, Godfrey.

• Jitensha: 7-10 p.m., Recess Brewing, 307 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Dueling Pianos-90’s Mixtape Edition: 7:30 p.m., The Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Skylark Brothers: 7 p.m., The Corner Tavern, 1013 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Ropes and Keys: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Big Daddy’s Edwardsville, 132 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Poor Dirty Astronauts: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., The Back Bar, 228 CN Main St., Edwardsville.

• Robert Perry and The Mojos: 5pm-8pm, The Stagger Inn Again, 104 E. Vandalia St., Edwardsville.

• Steel Creek: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., 1818 Chophouse, 6170 Bennett Drive Suite A, Edwardsville.

• Worth the Fight: 9:00 p.m., Tegans Pub House, 3801 Nameoki Road, Granite City

• Coldwater Creek: 8 p.m. to midnight, Patrick’s Bar and Grill, 2900 Nameoki Road, Granite City.

• Full Moon Beer and BBQ Cruise: 6-8 p.m., Port of Grafton, 215 W. Water St., Grafton.

• Dan Sproat: 3 to 7 p.m., The Winery at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 600 Timber Ridge, Grafton.

• Sunset Over the Vineyards: 6-9 p.m., Grafton Winery the Vineyards, 21028 Eckert Orchard Road, Grafton.

• Dave Caputo Band: 8pm-11pm, The Loading Dock, 401 Front St., Grafton.

• Town criers: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Jim Bergman: 8-11 p.m., The Bloody Bucket Saloon, 201 E. Main St., Grafton.

• For more information on Al-Anon meetings, call 618-463-2429. To find more helpful meetings, visit SIAFG.org and District-18.org.

SATURDAY AUGUST 13

• Hops for Heroes: 12-4 p.m., Edwardsville Moose Lodge, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville.

• Alton Owl’s Club 80th Anniversary Party: 7 p.m. to midnight, Alton Owl’s Club, 227 Blair Ave., Alton.

• Matt and Phil Trio: 5 p.m., The Brown Bag Bistro, 318 E. Broadway, Alton.

• The Last: 8 p.m.-midnight, Chez Marilyn, 119 W. 3rd St., Alton.

• Alton Back-to-School Party: 9:30-10:30 am, Women’s Ministry Center, 2418 Bloomer Drive, Alton.

• Back to School – Summer Departure: 10am-1pm, OSF Saint Anthony Health Centre, 2 Saint Anthony’s Way, Alton.

• East Alton Back to School Contest: 9 am to 3 pm, Keasler Complex – East Alton Recreation, 615 3rd St., East Alton.

• Mississippi River Festival Exhibit: 1-4 pm, Wood River Museum and Visitor Center, 40 W. Ferguson Ave., Wood River.

• Dance Haus Showcase Fundraiser: 5:30-7pm, Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway, Alton.

• The Hurlicans: 8 p.m., The Conservatory, 554 E. Broadway, Alton.

• Alton Farmers’ and Artisans Market: 8 am to noon, 501 Landmarks Boulevard, Alton. Every Saturday from now until October 15.

• Blacktop Boulevard: 7:30-11:30 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• East Alton History Museum Open: 10 am to 1 pm, East Alton History Museum, 119 N. Main St., East Alton.

• 3rd Annual Basket Auction: 8:00 am, auction goes live at biddingowl.com/Evangelicalucc. The auction ends at 10 p.m. on Saturday, August 20.

• Money Shot: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Bakers and Hale, 7120 Montclair Ave., Godfrey.

• Fabulous Freebirds: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Stagger Inn Again, 104 E. Vandalia St., Edwardsville.

• Dave Horton: 2-5 p.m., Foundry Public House, 126 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• CheriBomb: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Marina Holiday Shores, 100 Elm Drive, Edwardsville.

• Midlife: 12-3 p.m., 1818 Chophouse, 6170 Bennett Drive Suite A, Edwardsville.

• Emma Nobbe: 7 to 10 p.m., Recreation Brewery, 307 N. Main St. Edwardsville.

• Land of Goshen Farmers’ Market: 8 am to noon, 100 St. Louis Street, Edwardsville.

• Bingo Saturday night: 7 p.m., South Roxana Dad’s Club, 417 Roxana Ave., South Roxana.

• 5-point plan: 8 p.m., Hooch & Sixteen’s Bar, 1511 Pontoon Road, Granite City.

• Joe Metzka and Rich McDonough: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Bindy’s, 3705 Nameoki Road, Granite City.

• Granite City Homeless and Community Outreach: 1 to 3 p.m., 1818 Cleveland Blvd., Granite City.

• Melissa Joan Heartless: 8 p.m.-midnight, TJ’s Place, 1539 Madison Ave., Granite City.

• Bob Gilda: 12-3 p.m., The Winery at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 601 Timber Ridge, Grafton.

• John Littlefield: 3-7 p.m., The Winery at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 601 Timber Ridge, Grafton.

• 1-Hour Mississippi and Illinois Cruise: 4:30-5:30 PM, Port of Grafton, 215 W. Water St., Grafton.

• Wine Cruise on the Water: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Port of Grafton, 215 W. Water St., Grafton.

• Backwoods Burden: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Cricket and the Grilled Avocados: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Boomslang: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., The Hawg Pit BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.

• American Standard Band: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Hawg Pit BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Terry Beck: 3 to 7 p.m., Grafton Winery Inc, 300 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Outlaw Opry: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Grafton Oyster Bar, 215 Water St., Grafton.

• Karaoke night: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., 3e Chute Bar & Grill, 220 W. Main St., Grafton.

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