Edwardsville Art Fair 2022 – 71Bait

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The Edwardsville Art Fair begins this Friday with three days of celebrations in City Park. From 5pm to 9pm on Friday, the park will be filled with the original works of around 100 artists, local food and drink, and opportunities for families to see, make and buy art.

The fair will be held at 101 South Buchanan, Edwardsville and will continue throughout the weekend.

What else is happening in our neighborhood:

Friday, 09/23

Fish sandwiches every Friday

11:00-20:00 Dine-in or carry-out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Two pieces of cod or a catfish fillet and side dishes. 618-656-9774

fried fish

4:30-8:00 p.m. at the Edwardsville Moose, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville. Dine in and carry out options. 618-656-5051

Edwardsville Art Fair

5-9 p.m. at City Park at 101 South Buchanan, Edwardsville. The Edwardsville Art Fair is a juried art fair featuring original works by approximately 100 artists. There will be local food. The event is an opportunity for families to see, make and buy art.

Saturday, 09/24

26th Annual Fly-In and Car Show

10:00am – 3:30pm at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto. The two-day Fly-In is a family-friendly festival of wings, wheels, food and fun hosted by the local Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 864. The event includes the Speed ​​Demons Car Show with the band City Heat attended by the Global War on Terror Wall of Remembrance, a children’s zone sponsored by the Bethalto Chamber of Commerce, Bethalto’s Farmers Market and Food Trucks sponsored by Bethalto be sponsored by Spirit. Access to fly-in is at the main entrance of St. Louis Regional Airport on Airline Drive. Free parking is available in the airport south lot across from Highway 111.

The Land of Goshen Community Market

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at 100 St. Louis St., Edwardsville. Shop for fresh produce, baked goods, and crafts from local artisans. Visit goshenmarket.org for more information.

Alton Farmers and Crafts Market

8am – 12pm at the corner of Landmarks Boulevard and Henry Street, Alton. Live entertainment, artist performances and other special activities are scheduled each week. Visit the Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Facebook page for updates.

chair yoga

10 p.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. Registered yoga teacher Julie Hamilton will lead the class using modifications of many common yoga poses. Perfect for seniors and others with disabilities or challenges such as chronic illness, pain or stiffness. Yoga mats are not provided, but you can bring your own to increase the stability of the chair.

Edwardsville Art Fair

11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. at City Park, 101 South Buchanan, Edwardsville. The Edwardsville Art Fair is a juried art fair featuring original works by approximately 100 artists. There will be local food. The event is an opportunity for families to see, make and buy art.

Coloring for adults

1 p.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. Join us for a relaxing and fun afternoon of painting. The library provides crayons and coloring books for adults, as well as refreshments.

Sunday, 09/25

26th Annual Fly-In

9:30am – 2:00pm at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto. Hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 864. The event includes the Bethalto Chamber of Commerce Kids Zone and the Bethalto Spirit Farmers Market. Market vendors include crafts, face paint, produce, goat yoga, seasonal fall flowers and gourds, jewelry and more from over 25 participating vendors. Food trucks are available near the Kids Zone for your enjoyment. Access to fly-in is at the main entrance of St. Louis Regional Airport on Airline Drive. Free parking is available in the airport south lot across from Highway 111.

Edwardsville Art Fair

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at City Park, 101 South Buchanan, Edwardsville. The Edwardsville Art Fair is a juried art fair featuring original works by approximately 100 artists. There will be local food. The event is an opportunity for families to see, make and buy art.

Monday, 09/26

Bingo every Monday

7 p.m. at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Contains 21 games including Racehorse, Bonanza, Ed’s Lucky Number, Lightning Round and $500 Cover All. Food and drinks are available.

Tuesday, 09/27

Pasta dinner every Tuesday

3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dine-in or carry out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. Edwardsville. Pasta of the week served with salad. 618-656-9774

Cribbage Club

6 p.m. at the American Legion at 1022 Vandalia Street, Collinsville. Beginners welcome, participation free of charge. Contact Phil (618) 288-7910 or Susan at (618) 978-1664 for more information.

Comrade from southern Illinois

7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. The Southern Illinois Parents of Addicted Love Ones group meets each week to provide hope through education and support. For parents and loved ones over the age of 18 who have someone in their life struggling with or recovering from drug use. PAL respects anonymity and is free. Contact Craig at 618-567-6095 to get the Zoom meeting link or to ask any questions. Visit www.palgroup.org for more information.

Wednesday, 09/28

Red Cross blood drive

1-6 p.m. at St. John’s United Methodist Church at 7372 Marine Road, Edwardsville. To register, go to redcrossblood.org and search by ride date and location or contact Michelle Babb at michellebabb@thenewstjohns.com or 618-656-1853.

Thursday, 09/29

Chicken dinner every Thursday

4:00pm – 8:00pm dine-in or carryout at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Two or four pieces of chicken and vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy, and a biscuit. 618-656-9774

NAMI meeting

7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Illinois (NAMI SWI) family support meetings can also be held in person. To get the link for a Zoom meeting or the address to meet in person, contact Pat Rudloff, silverlining6@charter.net.

Friday, 09/30

Fish sandwiches every Friday

11:00-20:00 Dine-in or carry-out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Two pieces of cod or a catfish fillet and side dishes. 618-656-9774

fried fish

4:30-8:00 p.m. at the Edwardsville Moose, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville. Dine in and carry out options. 618-656-5051

Saturday October 1st

The Land of Goshen Community Market

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at 100 St. Louis St., Edwardsville. Shop for fresh produce, baked goods, and crafts from local artisans. Visit goshenmarket.org for more information.

Alton Farmers and Crafts Market

8am – 12pm at the corner of Landmarks Boulevard and Henry Street, Alton. Live entertainment, artist performances and other special activities are scheduled each week. Visit the Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Facebook page for updates.

Sunday October 2nd

Crickets of the Knights of Columbus

11:30 am – 5:00 pm at Knights of Columbus, 7132 Marine Road in Edwardsville, Rt. 143. Menu consists of pulled pork, ribs, chicken, pork steaks and sausages. Sides include baked beans, coleslaw, macaroni salad, and applesauce.

Dinner with chicken

11:00 am – 3:00 pm at Edwardsville Moose Lodge, 7371 Marine Road, Rt. 143. Dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10 years old. The dine-in dinner includes your choice of chicken, along with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans, salad, tea and coffee. Also available to take away for ½ chicken and sides. 656-5056.

Monday October 3rd

Bingo every Monday

7 p.m. at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Contains 21 games including Racehorse, Bonanza, Ed’s Lucky Number, Lightning Round and $500 Cover All. Food and drinks are available.

Ongoing events

Al Anon

Call 618-463-2429 for information. See SIAFG.org and District-18.org for more information.

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