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Chanukah on Main Street St. Charles

The Chabad Jewish Center of St. Charles County presents the fifth annual Chanukah on Main Street celebration. Come to Berthold Square Park on Main Street St. Charles for this free event on December 10 th at 5:00 PM to join in the celebrations of the fourth night of Chanukah. Hundreds of people have…

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Festival of the Little Hills 2023

Named in honor of the settlement (now known as St. Charles) founded by French Canadian explorer Louis Blanchette, Fete des Petite Cotes, or Festival of the Little Hills, celebrated its 50 th Anniversary in 2021 and continues to be one of the Midwest’s premier arts and craft shows. Held annually on…

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A Balanced Diet is A Cookie in Both Hands

In downtown St. Charles, visitors will find a sweet family tradition that was established in 1976. Grandma’s Cookies features a long legacy of treats on Main Street, offering homestyle baked goods including classics like chocolate chip-studded and sprinkle-covered sugar cookies as well as specials…

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History in Harmony- Discover the Sound of Main Street!

Discover the sound of Main Street as a rotating line-up of guest musicians provide the perfect soundtrack for a stroll through the historic district during St. Charles' new event, History in Harmony. Nestled throughout the area’s quaint scenery, these miniature concerts will set the mood as you…

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This Week in St. Charles (August 12-18)

The Midwest's Premier Arts and Craft Show is this week! Each year, visitors come from near and far to attend Festival of the Little Hills. Also this week, Beale Street Concert Series continues with Breakdown Shakedown, and home decor classes with The Timeless Gypsy. Monday, August 12 Lazy…

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This Week in St. Charles (July 29- August 4)

Game Of Thrones fans read on, because we're getting a visit from one of the show's biggest heroes this week! Also this week, fun for the kiddos with Play Street Museum, a Sugar Cookie Class with Jackie from SugarBot Sweet Shop, live music at Driftwood Music, and more! Monday, July 29 Burger Week…

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