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Pick up some good vibrations at the next O’Fallon Jammin concert with Beach Boys tribute band Surf’s Up on Tuesday, June 9, from 6:30-9 p.m. in Civic Park 305 Civic Park Drive, O’Fallon 63366. From their Hawaiian shirts to four-part harmonies, the band will recreate the Beach Boys’ distinctive sound of the 1960s, ‘70s and beyond on songs like “Surfin’ USA,” “Little Deuce Coupe,” “Fun Fun Fun” and “Good Vibrations.” Admission and parking are free.

Featuring some of the best bands in the region, O’Fallon Jammin’ concerts will be held every Tuesday through August 18 (except June 30) from 6:30-9 p.m. in Civic Park. Admission and parking are free, and food trucks and vendors will provide food and beverages for sale. Hula hoops will be available for kids to play with and an ADA-accessible playground, walking path and restrooms are located nearby. Patrons should bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating. All pets must be leashed. For safety’s sake, no glass containers are allowed in the park. Jammin’ is sponsored by the O’Fallon Parks and Recreation Department with support from local businesses.

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Spend an enchanted evening enjoying the O’FallonTheatreWorks’ summer Youth Theatre production of Beauty & the Beast, Jr. Featuring a large cast and chorus, an elaborate set surrounding the audience, great costumes, dancing and singing and favorite songs including “Be Our Guest,” “Belle,” “Something There,” and “Beauty & the Beast,” performances will be staged on June 19-20 and 26-27 at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Curtain times are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with Saturday matinees beginning at 2 p.m.

The classic fairytale of an arrogant prince transformed into an angry, bad-mannered Beast by a witch’s spell is based on Disney’s animated film, Beauty and the Beast. For the curse to be lifted and the Beast return to human form, he must find true love and inspire it in return. But with time running out, will he learn his lesson before the curse traps him, forever? Thanks to a palace full of singing and dancing cutlery, furniture, a motherly teapot and the beautiful, kind-hearted Belle, it’s a musical with the makings of a happy ending.

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2015 Heritage & Freedom Fest (Video)

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Celebrate America's birthday at O'Fallon's Heritage & Freedom Fest on July 2nd through 4th. Enjoy free concerts from national artists, spectacular fireworks, and thrilling carnival rides.


Give your fitness level a boost by registering for the 13th annual Alligator’s Creek Triathlon, and prepare for a challenging morning of swimming, biking and running from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 9. The race begins at Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center, 403 Civic Park Drive, O’Fallon 63366, with a 300-yard serpentine swim, followed by an 18.6-mile bike ride and a 5K run through City streets.

New this year, Fleet Feet Sports is providing ankle straps with high-quality timing systems that will accurately record transition splits as well as swimming, bike and running times. In addition, age group awards have been expanded to include the top male and female competitors in 15 divisions. And as always, complimentary food will be provided to participants at the end of the race.

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Enjoy camping with your family close to home – sign up for Family Camping Night in scenic Fort Zumwalt Park. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 5, and end at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 6. The cost is $40 per resident family for up to five people, and $45 for a non-resident family. Additional family members can join in at $5 each.

The overnight campout is perfect for novice campers of all ages. Campers will learn how to set up their tent and other handy outdoor skills. The event includes a hotdog cookout, a storyteller, singing around the campfire, and making s’mores. Families must bring a tent and sleeping bags, and a potluck dish to share. O’Fallon Parks and Recreation staff will cook the main meal on Saturday night and serve breakfast on Sunday morning.

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Getting summer off to rocking start with the first Jammin’ concert of the season on Tuesday, June 2, Trixie Delight will heat up the Civic Park Bandstand from 6:30-9 p.m. with sound-alike covers from the 1960s through today, free. Led by legendary vocalist Kelly Wild, the band performs music by The Doors, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Adele, Heart, Lady Gaga, The Black Keys, Alabama Shakes, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and more. Wild also plays keyboard for the band, which includes drummer/vocalist Steve Bunck, guitarist/vocalist Clint Wilson, and bass player/vocalist Logan Detering on bass.

Back for another three-month run of free concerts in Civic Park, O’Fallon Jammin’ concerts will be held from 6:30 – 9 p.m. every Tuesday night from June 2 to August 18 (except June 30) in O’Fallon, Missouri (63366). Jammin’ sponsors some of the best bands in the region, along with a variety of food trucks and traditional vendors offering ethnic and other fare and cold beverages at each Jammin’ concert. The June 2 concert features Slice of the Hill, Yo! Salsa, Kona Ice, Giardina Gourmet Dogs & More, C Rallo (cheesesteaks), Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar and Missouri Kettle Corn. (Food trucks and vendors are subject to change without notice.) Kids can enjoy Jammin’, too, by playing with hula hoops or on the ADA-accessible playground near the bandstand.

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In early June, the railroad crossing at Main Street in O'Fallon will temporarily close while repairs are done to the tracks. The closure will last two to four days while railroad crews repair and service the area.
 
An exact date for closure will be available soon, as will a map detailing detours around the affected area. If you use this street on your daily commute, please make other plans during this time. Thank you for your patience.

Founders' Day was a great way for families to experience what life was like when O'Fallon was first founded. Now, watch all the highlights from Founders' Day 2015.


In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, and the O’Fallon Parks and Recreation Department offices, 400 Civic Park Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, will be closed for the day.

A Memorial Day Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road, O’Fallon 63366. The public is invited to attend and free parking is available O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessy will deliver welcoming remarks, and Mr. Hugh Nesbit of the American Legion will be the keynote speaker. Special guests Gold Star and Blue Star Mothers of America will present the wreath.

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Come on out to O’Fallon’s family-friendly Public Works Fair on Wednesday, May 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.The event will be held in the T.R. Hughes Ballpark west parking lot (at the corner of Tom Ginnever Avenue), 900 T.R. Hughes Boulevard, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Admission and all activities are free and designed to put residents in touch with services provided by the City. Whenever residents drink a glass of water, drive on City streets, set trash at the curb for collection or relax in a City park, their lives are touched by the City’s Public Works Department.

The fair will provide safety awareness games and activities for kids, educational materials for adults, free rides on the O’Fallon City Train for everyone, and a free hotdog with chips and water for the asking.

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