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Weekend Events, August 26, 27, and 28: Race for the Rivers Festival, Food Trucks

Race for the Rivers

Looking for some fun things to do this weekend? 70 West Sentinel has rounded up some family-friendly activities in St. Charles County, including the Kids’ Block Party at the St. Charles Convention Center.

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Friday, August 26

  • Bingo, doors open 5 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., American Legion Post 323, Wentzville. Smoking and nonsmoking available, 50/50, attendance prizes, concessions available.
  • Public Stargazing, 7 p.m., Broemmelsiek Park. Weather permitting, telescopes available. Free, registration required for large groups.
  • After Hours Gaming Night, 6:30 p .m. to 8:30 p.m., Library Express Winghaven. Games and light refreshments, recommended for grade 4 and up. Register online.

Saturday, August 27

Race for the Rivers

  • Race for the Rivers and Festival, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Frontier Park, St. Charles. Watch as the paddlers end their 40- or 20-mile races. Live music, food, and informational booths.
  • Saturday Morning Chess Club, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Middendorf-Kredell Branch Library, 2750 Highway K, O’Fallon. Drop in for a friendly game of chess, no registration required.
  • First Time Ride Clinic, 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Youth Activity Park, 7801 Highway N, Dardenne Prairie. Guided tour of park, learn park etiquette and get tips. Register online. 
  • Story Time, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Deer Run Library. Ages 2-7, families welcome. Stories, milk and cookies.
  • Story Time, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Middendorf-Kredell Library. Ages 3-6.
  • Kids Block Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Charles Convention Center. Inflatables, arts and crafts, games, music, dancing, and more. Free admission.
  • Music and Food Truck Night, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Heritage Museum, 1630 Heritage Landing, St. Peters.

Sunday, August 28

  • Wentzville Community Club Flea Market, 6 a.m., 354-388 West Main Street, Wentzville. 400 vendor spaces. No animals allowed.

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