September 2009

Octoberfest along Route 66

Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Southern Illinois University are holding a community-wide Octoberfest celebration. We want to let you know about the events they have scheduled so you can join them and celebrate all the joys of Autumn along the Mother Road!

Here is a list of links to click to the Octoberfest events we've added to our calendar:

Wine & Micro-brew Garden - Glen Carbon

8th Annual Chili Cook-Off - SIU

Edwardsville Blues & Barbeque Festival

AlumniZone & Live Band - SIU

AlumniZone & Live Band - SIU

Saturday, October 11, 2009

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Southern Illinois University
Korte Stadium (no food court)

Alumni hospitality tent located next to the track at the north end zone.

Miner Square Fest - Glen Carbon

Miner Square Fest - Glen Carbon, IL

Saturday, October 10, 2009

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Miner Square
Glen Carbon

Brats and hot dogs (Kiwanis)
Pumpkin sales
Kettle corn
Apple carmel treats
Mum sales (EHS Band)
Balloon Artist for kids
Nachos (Good Shepard School)

Pet & Family Walking Parade - Glen Carbon

Pet and Family Walking Parade - Glen Carbon, IL

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Main Street
Glen Carbon

Decorate your bike and wagon, put on your costumes and dress up the family pet!

Sponsored by Kiwanis and Scott Credit Union.

SIUe Club Football v University of New Orleans

SIUe Club Football v University of New Orleans - SIU

Saturday, October 10, 2009

1:00 PM

Southern Illinois University
Korte Stadium

Trivia Tournament - SIU

Trivia Tournament - SIU

Saturday, October 10, 2009

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Southern Illinois University
MUC Conference Center

Test your knowledge against other SIUe families for fun and prizes.

Sponsored by University Housing.

Wine Garden & Entertainment - Glen Carbon

Wine Garden & Entertainment - Glen Carbon, IL

Saturday, October 10, 2009

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Miner Square
Glen Carbon

Edwardsville Classic Car Cruise

Classic Car Cruise - Edwardsville, IL

Saturday, October 10, 2009

6:00 PM

Cruise from Lincoln Middle School to Edwardsville City Park.

Dinner at the MUC - SIU

Dinner at the MUC - SIU

Saturday, October 10, 2009

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Southern Illinois University
MUC Center Court and Cougar Den

Dine with your students at their favorite hangouts in the MUC Center Court.

Saturday Night Live Featuring Chapter 6 & Dan Cummins

Saturday Night Live Featuring Chapter 6 & Dan Cummins - SIU

Saturday, October 10, 2009

7:00 PM

Southern Illinois University
MUC Meridian Ballroom

A cappella group Chapter 6 performs.
Family-friendly show features commedian Dan Cummins.

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