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Festivals, concerts, lectures, parades, fairs, art shows and city-wide yard sales . . . Illinois South has it all! There's no excuse for staying home. Try our searchable Events Calendar to find something special to do! Search by date, location or keyword. To search by county, put just the name in the keyword field (ex. Clinton, not Clinton County). To submit an event for the website, complete the 2015 Fill-In Form and return it to smeier@thetourismbureau.org. If your event is in December of 2014, please note that on the form. Because of the size of our region, we can't accept entries for fund raisers, parish picnics or weekly events, such as Farmer's Markets, concerts, wine tastings, etc. We give priority to events that are multi-day and can be expected to draw from outside a 50-mile radius.

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Now - Apr. 6, 2015 Life Experienced Senior Art Exhibition
Schmidt Art Center | 2500 Carlyle Ave. | Belleville, IL 62221 | 618-222-5278
swic.edu/theschmidt
Admission: Free
Now - Apr. 9, 2015 High School Student Art Show
Schmidt Art Center | 2500 Carlyle Ave. | Belleville, IL 62221 | 618-222-5278
swic.edu/theschmidt
Admission: Free
Now - Mar. 29, 2015 Country Treasures Craft Show
Belle-Clair Expo Center | 200 S. Belt East | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0052
There is handcrafted furniture, florals, jewelry, wearable art, candles and more at the Country Treasures Craft Show.
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Admission: $3 Admission
Now - Mar. 29, 2015 Easter Egg-Citement
Eckert's Farm | 957 S. Green Mount Rd. | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0513
Annual egg hunt, baby chicks and bunnies, face painting and the Easter Bunny serves and Easter treat.
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Admission: $10
Mar. 30, 2015 - Mar. 30, 2015 Saint Louis Symphony Monday
The Hett | Alton St. at College Rd. | Lebanon, IL 62254 | 618-537-6863
An exquisite concert experience featuring chamber ensembles of Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians. www.thehett.com
Admission: Free
Mar. 31, 2015 - Mar. 31, 2015 We Were They Way of the Cross Presentation
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows | 442 S. De Mazenod Dr. | Belleville, IL 62223 | 618-397-6700
Experience this dramatic, prayerful presentation of Pope John Paul II's scriptural "Way of the Cross."
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Admission: Free
Mar. 31, 2015 - Mar. 31, 2015 Community Expo
704 E. US Hwy. 40 | Troy, IL 62294 | 618-667-8769
Community Expo with over 80 vendors, and Easter Egg Hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny and more!
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Admission: Free
Apr. 1, 2015 - Apr. 3, 2015 Joy of Easter
St. Matthew UMC | 1200 Moreland Dr. | Belleville, IL 62223 | 618-397-5994
Not your typical passion play. Come see this glorious rendition of the ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Music from the choir and orchestra, live animals, beautiful costumes and a heart-felt message. www.stmattewumc.com
Admission: Free
Apr. 2, 2015 - Apr. 7, 2015 Fayette County School Art
304 W. Main St. | Vandalia, IL 62471 | 618-283-4860
All types of art work produced by youth school grades K-12.
Admission: Free
Apr. 3, 2015 - Apr. 3, 2015 Outdoor Way of the Cross
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows | 442 S. De Mazenod Dr. | Belleville, IL 62223 | 618-397-6700
Walk with Pilate, Veronica, Mary, Herod and other witnesses of Christ's Passion as they share their stories and experiences from that fateful day.
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Admission: Free
Apr. 3, 2015 - Apr. 4, 2015 Easter Egg-Citement
Eckert's Farm | 957 S. Green Mount Rd. | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0513
Annual egg hunt, baby chicks and bunnies, face painting and the Easter Bunny serves and Easter treat.
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Admission: $10
Apr. 3, 2015 - May. 31, 2015 Baby Bonanza
Rainbow Ranch Petting Zoo | 9906 State Rt. 15 | Nashville, IL 62263 | 618-424-7979
Weekends in April and May there's a baby boom at Rainbow Ranch, so Farmer Al needs your children's help feeding and cuddling the lambs, kids, bunnies, chicks and more.
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Apr. 4, 2015 - Apr. 4, 2015 Brewery Collectible Show
Belle-Clair Expo Center | 200 S. Belt East | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0052
There are thousands of items, old and new. Anything and everything to do with beer and brewing. Dealers from 8 states buy-sell-trade.
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Apr. 4, 2015 - Apr. 4, 2015 Breakfast with the Bunnies
Vici's Front Porch and Tea Garden | 1109 Mill St. | Maeystown, IL 62256 | 618-539-3665
Children's Easter Tear followed by an Easter Egg hunt, reservations required.
Admission: $15 per adult $10 per child
Apr. 4, 2015 - Apr. 4, 2015 Easter Egg Hunt
Olney City Park | 610 White Squirrel Circle | Olney, IL 62450 | 618-392-3221
Children of all ages are welcomed to enjoy the Eater Egg Hunt. Bring your Easter basket, get ready, get set and GO!
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Apr. 5, 2015 - Apr. 5, 2015 Easter Brunch
Hidden Lake Winery | 10580 Wellan Rd. | Aviston, IL 62216 | 618-228-9111
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Apr. 10, 2015 - Apr. 11, 2015 Creating Keepsake Convention
Gateway Center | 1 Gateway Dr. | Collinsville, IL 62234 | 618-345-8998
This multi-day forum allows you to customize your experience with shopping, classes and scrapbooking. You'll have loads of fun while you preserve memories. Come enjoy shopping for hot new products, taking classes, prizes and industry celebrities.
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Admission: Addmission Charged
Apr. 10, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015 Clinton County Showcase Presents: The Sting
Avon Theater | 525 N. 2nd St. | Breese, IL 62230
This show takes place in Chicago many years ago in a world of small-time hustlers and their girls, their money nonexistent but their ingenuity abundant. Johnny Hooker joins a friend in a successful con of a runner. Unfortunately for them, the runner works for a powerful, vindictive rackets boss, Doyle Lonnegan, who is infuriated and arranges the killing of Johnnys friend. Hoping to avenge this senseless murder, Johnny enlists the aid of the master con man Henry Gondorf. Together they decide to try the big con called The Wire.
Apr. 10, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015 Spring Sizzler Season Opener
Gateway Motorsports Park | 700 Raceway Blvd. | Madison, IL 62060 | 618-215-8888
NHRA Division 3 Jeg's Super Quick Series/Gateway Bracket Double
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Apr. 10, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015 Colonial Trade Faire & Musket & Rifle Frolic
Fort de Chartres State Historic Site | 1350 State Rt. 155 | Prairie du Rocher, IL 62277 | 618-284-7230
This is a juried living history event depicting the Illinois Country ca. 1750 - 1790.
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Apr. 10, 2015 - Apr. 19, 2015 "Prescription: Murder" Presented by MASC
Capitol Theatre | 202 S. Main St. | Waterloo, IL 62298 | 618-939-8600
A mystery by William Link & Richard Levinson performed by the Monroe Actors Stage Company at the Historic Waterloo Capitol Theatre. www.masctheatre.org
Apr. 11, 2015 - Apr. 11, 2015 International Youth Silent Film Festival Midwest Regional
Lincoln Theatre | 103 E. Main St. | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0018
The festival challenges young filmmakers under 20 years old to create a 3-minute silent movie which will be shown on the big screen with live theatre organ accompaniment.
Admission: Free
Apr. 11, 2015 - Apr. 11, 2015 Museum Open House
Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-234-0600
Join all local historical organizations for museum tours, historical demonstrations, presentations and activities for the whole family. Five museums invite you to explore Belleville's fascinating past!
Apr. 11, 2015 - Apr. 11, 2015 Latin Farmer German Heritage Tour
Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-234-0600
The trail explains the German impact on Belleville's cultural, educational and political institutions.
Apr. 11, 2015 - Apr. 11, 2015 Pitch Hit & Run
Jaycee Sports Complex | 198 Complex Dr. | Collinsville, IL 62234 | 618-346-7526
The ballplayer in your life can make the pitch, the hit and the run with CARD's newest opportunity. This skills driven event provides players a free opportunity to show off their talents. The top in each of the 3 categories plus the overall leader will advance to sectionals.
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Apr. 11, 2015 - Apr. 11, 2015 Southern Illinois Sheep and Craft Festival
Monroe County Fairgrounds | 4177 State Rt. 156 | Waterloo, IL 62298 | 618-939-8536
A festival with fun activities and demonstrations for the whole family. Events include working sheep dogs, sheep Olympics, sheep pellet bingo, kids' corner, and sheep shearing. There will also be an exhibit area with spinning and weaving demonstrations, craft items and packaged frozen lamb cuts. A lamb lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and will feature various cuts of lamb.
Admission: Free
Apr. 12, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015 Funky Butt Brass Band
St. Paul's UCC | 115 W. B St. | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-3303
Fine Arts Concert stpaulucc.org
Admission: Free
Apr. 12, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015 Motorcycle Swap Meet
Belle Clair Expo Center | 200 South Belt East | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0052
Gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts featuring over 300 booths of new and used parts and accessories for Harley-Davidson, Yamaha, Hondas and more.
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Admission: $7 - $10 Admission
Apr. 12, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015 The Blues Brothers Revue
Kaskaskia College Jane Knight Auditorium | 27210 College Rd. | Centralia, IL 62801 | 618-545-3223
There have been many imitators, but there's only one duo in North America sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi to don the offical hat and sunglasses and walk in the legendary footsteps of Jake and Elwood Blues. Performers Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty capture the infectious humor and unbridled spirit of the Blues Brothers like no one since John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd walked the stage. Backed by a powerhouse band, they'll give you a show full of laughter, dancing and foot-stompin' fun.
Apr. 12, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015 St. Louis Brass Band
The Hett | Alton St. at College Rd. | Lebanon, IL 62254 | 618-537-6863
Twenty-eight professional brass and percussion performers bring the sound of the traditional English brass band to the Hett. www.thehett.com
Admission: Free
Apr. 15, 2015 - Apr. 15, 2015 Distinguished Speaker Series: Carl Bernstein
The Hett | Alton St. at College Rd. | Lebanon, IL 62254 | 618-537-6863
Journalist Carol Bernstein and his colleague Bob Woodward's investigative reporting of the Watergate scandal earned The Washington Post a 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. His most recent book is the acclaimed biography, A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton. He is the bestselling author, with Woodward, of All the President's Men and The Final Days, and with Marco Politi, of His Holiness: John Paull II and the History of Our Time. www.thehett.com
Admission: Free
Apr. 17, 2015 - Apr. 17, 2015 Vandalia Lion's Club Circus
Vandalia Lake | Rt. 185 NW | Vandalia, IL 62471 | 618-918-9180
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Apr. 17, 2015 - Apr. 18, 2015 Love, Laughs & Loss - Once Act Plays
Lindenwood University | 2600 W. Main | Belleville, IL 62226 | 844-843-LYNX
Come join us as we explore the depths of the human condition as we perform 10 different one-act plays.
Admission: Admission Charged
Apr. 17, 2015 - Apr. 19, 2015 Clinton County Showcase Presents: The Sting
Avon Theater | 525 N. 2nd St. | Breese, IL 62230
This show takes place in Chicago many years ago in a world of small-time hustlers and their girls, their money nonexistent but their ingenuity abundant. Johnny Hooker joins a friend in a successful con of a runner. Unfortunately for them, the runner works for a powerful, vindictive rackets boss, Doyle Lonnegan, who is infuriated and arranges the killing of Johnnys friend. Hoping to avenge this senseless murder, Johnny enlists the aid of the master con man Henry Gondorf. Together they decide to try the big con called The Wire.
Apr. 17, 2015 - Apr. 19, 2015 Spring Indian Market Days
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site | 30 Ramey St. | Collinsville, IL 62234 | 618-346-5160
Indian artists and vendors display and sell crafts, artwork, clothing, jewelry and more.
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Admission: Free
Apr. 17, 2015 - Apr. 19, 2015 Anime STL 2015 Convention
Gateway Center | 1 Gateway Dr. | Collinsville, IL 62234 | 618-345-8998
Please visit www.animestl.net for more information.
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Admission: Admission Charged
Apr. 18, 2015 - Apr. 18, 2015 Do Not Lose Your Inward Peace
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows | 442 S. De Mazenod Dr. | Belleville, IL 62223 | 618-397-6700
What can we do when life throws us a curve ball and everything becomes chaotic? Join Rainey Fahey as she discusses the purpose of mystery and how acceptance can bring us to a place of peace.
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Admission: $20
Apr. 18, 2015 - Apr. 18, 2015 Wine Tasting at Willoughby
Willoughby Farm | 631 Willoughby Ln. | Collinsville, IL 62234 | 618-346-7529
CARD will be teaming up with a local winery to offer a fun-filled afternoon for adults only. Not only will participants have the opportunity to taste some delicious wines, but food and snacks as well. There will be plenty of vendors present with many other opportunities to keep your afternoon busy.
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Apr. 18, 2015 - Apr. 18, 2015 City Wide Yard Sale and Recycle Event
Throughout Columbia | Columbia, IL 62236 | 618-281-7144
More than 80 yard sales throughout the City of Columbia, plus a huge recycling event will take place at CHS including paper shredding and gently used items such as clothing, toys and household items.
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Apr. 18, 2015 - Apr. 18, 2015 Quilt & Craft Show
7405 Exchange Rd. | Texico, IL 62889 | 618-822-6437
Quilt Show with local and antique handcrafted quilts on display in the church auditorium. Craft Show in gymnasium and outdoors (primitives, country, florals, quilts, embroidery, doll clothes, wood, metal, garden, knives, blacksmithing, framed art, paper art, soaps, and more. Blacksmithing demonstrations outdoors. Tow quilts will be raffled. Smoked Pork BBQ, homemade pie and cake and more will be served. Groups and buses are welcome!
Admission: Free
Apr. 18, 2015 - Apr. 19, 2015 Belleville Antique & Collectibles Flea Market
Belle Clair Expo Center | 200 S. Belt East | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0052
Over 600 tables and 300-400 vendors selling antiques and collectibles, merchandise both old and new. Indoor/Outdoor Year Round!
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Apr. 19, 2015 - Apr. 19, 2015 Voices of Spring
St. Paul United Church of Christ | Belleville, IL | 618-236-0182
Masterworks Children Chorus and Youth Chorale
Admission: $5-$15
Apr. 22, 2015 - Apr. 26, 2015 Into the Woods
Dunham Hall Theater | 6 Hairpin Dr. | Edwardsville, IL 62025 | 618-650-2774
A childless baker and his wife wish to begin a family, but their encounter with a witch who places a curse on them sets them on an amazing quest where they encounter fairy tale characters from the Brothers Grimm such as Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Cinderella. In a year dominated by The Phantom of the Opera, Into the Woods won several Tony Awards including Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress in a Musical. http://www.siue.edu/artsandsciences/theater/Season14-15.shtml
Admission: $10-$12
Apr. 23, 2015 - Apr. 23, 2015 What Women Want Girls' Night Out
Scott Credit Union | 1019 N. IL Rt. 3 | Waterloo, IL 62298 | 618-939-5300
Ladies, join us for a great evening of shopping, food and fun! Giveaways throughout the evening, great deals and gourmet food!
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Admission: $15
Apr. 23, 2015 - May. 14, 2015 SWIC Student Art Show
Schmidt Art Center | 2500 Carlyle Ave. | Belleville, IL 62221 | 618-222-5278
swic.edu/theschmidt
Admission: Free
Apr. 24, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Spring Home & Garden Expo
Carmi Fairgrounds | Carmi, IL 62821 | 618-382-4161
Be inspired and do a little shopping with landscaping contractors, outdoor furniture, plants, homemade decor items, food, crafts, home services and more.
Apr. 24, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Wabash Ribberfest Barbecue Championship
Downtown Mt. Carmel | 406 N. Market St. | Mt. Carmel, IL 62863 | 618-262-5116
KCBS sanctioned barbecue championship that features food vendors and live entertainment.
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Admission: Free Admission
Apr. 24, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Hansel & Gretel
O'Fallon Milburn High School Auditorium | 650 Milburn School Rd. | O'Fallon, IL 62269 | 618-624-0139
The Missoula Children's Theater casts over 50 local children, ages 6 to 18 in the adaptation of the Brothers Grimm classic tale.
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Admission: $5
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 City Wide Yard Sales
Albion, IL 62863 | 618-445-2303
The last Saturday in April cast-offs become treasure during Albion's city-wide rummage sale.
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Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Village Wide Rummage Sales
Beckemeyer, IL 62219 | 618-227-8331
Rummage sales throughout the Village of Beckemeyer.
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Fashion Promenade
St. Clair Country Club | 100 S. 78th St. | Belleville, IL 62223 | 618-234-0600
Enjoy a delicious lunch and an original fashion show featuring items from our museum collection. This yearly tradition invites guests to experience history with an elegant flair.
Admission: $40
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 It's a Grand Night for Singing
Union United Methodist Church | 721 E. Main St. | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-6375
The Eckert-Woodruff Quartet takes you on a stroll down the Great White Way as they perform much-loved Broadway musicals.
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Flying 4 Kids Kite Fly
Joe Glik Park | 710 E. Lake Dr. | Edwardsville, IL 62025 | 618-692-7538
From 9 a.m. to 12 noon, come out to see amazing air displays by members of the Gateway Kite Club and their two line stunt kites. The first 50 participants receive a free "Flying 4 Kids" t-shirt, but everyone gets to decorate their own kite! All participants are encouraged to bring their own kites to participate in the fun fly which will take place during the entire event.
Admission: Free Admission
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Junior Varsity Softball Tournament
Southwest Park | Billy Bruce Ln. | Fairfield, IL 62837 | 618-842-2649
Junior Varsity Softball Tournament www.fchsmules.com
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Wabash Cannonball Down Derby
3rd & Market St. | Mt. Carmel, IL 62863 | 618-262-5116
A homemade box car derby race featured at Ribberfest.
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Village Wide Yard Sales
New Baden, IL 62265 | 618-588-3813
Held annually on the last Saturday in April. Find bargains throughout the village of New Baden.
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Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015 Memorial Open Bass Tournament
East Fork Lake | Olney, IL 62450 | 618-392-4022
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
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Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 26, 2015 St. Louis Antique Festival
Belle-Clair Expo Center | 200 S. Belt East | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0052
The St. Louis Antique Festival features over 100 quality dealers from 32 states.
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Admission: $6 Admission Charged
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 26, 2015 Spring Fling
Eckert's Farm | 957 S. Green Mount Rd. | Belleville, IL 62220 | 618-233-0513
Take a farm tour, get gardening tips and herb bar full of growing tips, recipes and tastings. Fun for kids too!
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Admission: Free
Apr. 25, 2015 - Apr. 26, 2015 MO Big Irons
Du Quoin State Fairgrounds | 655 Executive Dr. | Du Quoin, IL 62832 | 618-542-1515
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Apr. 26, 2015 - Apr. 26, 2015 Musical Tapestry
Lindenwood University Auditorium | 2600 W. Main St. | Belleville, IL 62226 | 618-235-5600
Haydn's Te Deum and Buxtehyde's Alles was ihr tut are woven into a program of symphonic delights including Mussorgsky's Pictures at and Exhibition.
Admission: $30-$60
Apr. 30, 2015 - May. 2, 2015 Rummage Sale
St. Anthony Parish Center | 451 W. 3rd St. | Beckemeyer, IL 62219 | 618-227-8236
From 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Apr. 30, 2015 - May. 2, 2015 American Black & Tan Coon Hunt
Flora, IL | 618-662-8313
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May. 1, 2015 - May. 1, 2015 Sculpture in the City Tour
Starts at Lindenwood University Visitors Center | 2600 W. Main St. | Belleville, IL 62226 | 618-234-0600
An impressive collection of outdoor sculpture awaits you in Belleville. Morning and afternoon tours take visitors on an inspiring trip through Belleville's public sculptures. A delicious lunch is also included.
Admission: $25


*All efforts have been made to verify event information prior to publishing, however, changes do occur. Please contact event producers directly to verify times of operation, location and admission price.

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