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On Tuesday, July 29, from 6:30 – 9 p.m., O’Fallon Jammin’ will host the O’Fallon Jazz Band and the O’Fallon Community Concert Band. Admission and parking are free. Sia’s Italian Ice will be on hand to sell treats, and the Lion’s Club will have hot dogs, pulled barbecue pork, dill pickles, chips, cookies, soda and water for sale. Free photos will be available in the complimentary photo booth sponsored by Renewal by Andersen.

The O’Fallon Jazz Band will open the concert at 6:30 with a playlist of romantic music from movies across the decades: Thank Heaven For Little Girls, Someone To Watch Over Me, Hey There, You Brought A New Kind Of Love, The Shadow Of Your Smile, Polka Dots & Moonbeams, Come Rain or Come Shine, The Summer Knows, Days Of Wine and Roses, and Y.M.C.A.

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If you are an artist, indie crafter or shabby chic vendor, you are invited to sell your original creations at O’Fallon, Missouri’s 30th annual Fall Fest. The event will be held in Civic Park from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Celebrating 30 years, O’Fallon’s popular Fall Fest features booths brimming with house and garden décor, flowers and fall decorations, holiday gifts, art, crafts, jewelry and unique accessories, festival food and beverages, and free entertainment throughout the day. Event attendance averages 5,000+.

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For a fun-filled night with great perks, order tickets to “O’Fallon Parks & Recreation Night” at T.R. Hughes Ballpark on Sunday, July 27. The gates will open at 4:05 p.m., with O’Fallon’s own River City Rascals batting against the Normal CornBelters at 5:05 p.m. The ballpark is located at 900 T.R. Hughes Boulevard, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.

Besides admission to the game, the discounted ticket price of $10 (in advance) includes pre-game and game-time activities, a food voucher for a hot dog, chips and a drink, and a box seat located along the third base line behind the visitor's dugout. Admission is free for children ages two and under. Be sure to bring your camera! Festivities include the pre-game parade, vendor booths, kids' games, face painting and more. Patrons also could win a chance to throw out the first pitch or participate in on-field games between innings.

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Playing energetic, 100% up-tempo music ranging from The Kinks to Maroon 5 with a mix of modern country and pop (Zac Brown, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, etc.), El Scorcho will rock Civic Park from 6:30-9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, at the free weekly O’Fallon Jammin’ Concert.

“We play songs that aren’t heard every day but that are still well-known,” said Nick Barrale, drummer for the five-man group. “We have fun onstage and we keep the songs moving. We’re professionals who’ve known each other for over 15 years, and that’s exactly why we keep playing, because we all genuinely like each other.”

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Artists and musicians are invited to participate in the RSC Art & Family Festival in O’Fallon, Missouri. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 27, at the Renaud Spirit Center (RSC), 2650 Tri Sports Circle (63368). In addition to showcasing the work of some of the area’s best artists, upscale crafters and musicians, free activities will be available for kids, including pumpkin painting. Food trucks will provide gourmet fare for sale, and everyone is invited to dress for exercise and take advantage of free admission to the RSC (7 a.m. – 7 p.m.) to try out recreational facilities, including an indoor track, exercise machines, a weight room and an indoor aquatic complex. Annual RSC memberships will be available during the event at a 10% discount.

Artists and artisans can apply for booth space and demonstrate their art as well as sell their paintings, photography, pottery, glass designs, textile and fabric art, jewelry, sculpture, paper arts, altered books, woodenware and other artwork. The 10 x 10 space for artists includes a tent canopy, table and chairs. The cost per booth is $10 and the deadline to apply for space is July 31. For an application or more information, please contact Darren at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 636-474-8150.

The City of O’Fallon has been rated one of the best places in Missouri in which to own a home. A recent study conducted by NerdWallet, a consumer literacy/personal finance website, considered “availability, affordability and growth” in assessing O’Fallon. The organization ranked the City as 5th in the state for homeownership.

This is the second time that the website has lauded O’Fallon. Earlier this year, O’Fallon made NerdWallet’s list of best cities for Missouri job seekers, with employers that include CitiMortgage and MasterCard’s St. Louis Operations Center.

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Bring the whole family to see the animated comedy, The Nut Job (rated PG), free, on the big screen outside the Renaud Spirit Center (RSC) recreation complex on Thursday, July 24. Free activities for kids will begin at 8 p.m., and the 1-1/2 hour movie will start at dusk, approximately 9 p.m. Watch as Surly the Squirrel, his friends and even his foes go nuts trying to heist enough food to last through the winter. Concessions will be available for purchase. Bring blankets or chairs for lawn seating. The RSC is located at 2650 Tri Sports Circle, O’Fallon, Missouri 63368.

Admission is free, but reservations for the “Movie in the Park” must be made in advance. Register for the free tickets online at www.renaudspiritcenter.com (course number 40252) or by calling 636-474-2732. Tickets also can also be reserved in person at the RSC or at the Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 400 Civic Park Drive (63366). For more information about the event, please call 636-474-2732.

Billing itself as the “ultimate party band,” Groovethang gets the party started with contemporary dance hits from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Tuesday, July 15, O’Fallon Jammin’ concert in Civic Park. The band also plays tributes to American Top 40s hits from the 1970s and the dance music of the 1970s and ‘80s.

Jammin’ admission and parking are free. The food truck lineup for July 15 features Russo’s Trucktoria, Deli on a Roll and Kona Ice, with concessions by Conley’s Kettle Corn & Cotton Candy. Kids can get face painting, free, and have fun with hula hoops and sidewalk chalk. Free photos will be available in the complimentary photo booth sponsored by Renewal by Andersen.

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Thousands of O'Fallon families came out to celebrate America's birthday with an explosion of fun and music at the Heritage & Freedom Fest on July 2, 3 and 4! Watch the highlights here.


For an evening of gourmet food and toe-tappin’ music, come to shady Fort Zumwalt Park on Saturday, July 19, for O’Fallon’s monthly Food Truck Frenzy. The event will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. with free admission and parking, and tours of the historic Heald Home at $2 per person. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Fort Zumwalt Park is just off Veteran’s Memorial Parkway at 1000 Jessup Drive in O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.

Entertainment will be provided, free, by George Portz and the Friends of Bluegrass, and 10 food trucks will be selling specialty fare: My Big Fat Greek Truck, Taco Truck STL, Deli on a Roll, Russo’s Trucktoria, the Cheese Shack, Wing “Nutz,” StLouisianaQ, Yo! Salsa, Slice of the Hill, Destination Desserts. Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar of O’Fallon will sell locally-crafted wine and beer.

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