Joe Dirt & the Dirty Boys Band will headline O’Fallon’s Fall Fest Street Dance from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, in Civic Park. Admission and parking are free, and wine, beer, soft drinks, nachos and hot dogs will be available for purchase.
Then on Saturday, Oct. 10, return to Civic Park for the Fall Fest from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and browse vendors’ booths for games, toys and sports-related Cardinals and Mizzou items, crafts and more. Food and beverages will be for sale.
George Portz and the Friends of Bluegrass will open the Fall Fest with old-time country, fiery Cajun and bluegrass music from 10 a.m.-noon. Helen Russell & Company will follow with classic rock, country music and a little bit of comedy from 1-4 p.m. Russell is a former vocalist for Lee Mace’s Ozark Opry. In the gazebo, Madam Rosa will present her Museum of Natural Oddities at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free tours of the O’Fallon Historical Society’s Log Cabin Museum will be available throughout the day, with Patricia McMenomy performing music on the hammer dulcimer.
Free kids’ activities include The Home Depot Kids’ Workshop, pumpkin decorating and pumpkin games.
Free Fall Fest event parking will be available on site and also at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall). Visit www.ofallon.mo.us/fall-fest for Fall Fest updates or call O’Fallon’s event hotline, (636) 379-5614.