Buffalo Grove Days, Last Fling, Septemberfest, Summer Sunset Fest & more

Starts before Friday Goebbert’s Fall Festival: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Monday, Oct. 31, at Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch and Apple Orchard, 42W813 Reinking Road, Pingree Grove. Animals, mazes, wagon rides, pig races and more. See website for activity hours. Tickets are $17 on weekdays, $20 on weekends and holidays; $12 seniors; free for … Read more

The St. Charles Library Book Fair Is at the Family Arena This Weekend | Arts Stories & Interviews | St. Louis

click to enlarge You can find books like these and more at the Friends Book Fair this weekend. You need more books, and St. Charles wants to give you some. The St. Charles area is not particularly well known for its literary status. In fact, they just love banning classic books at schools in Wentzville, … Read more

St. Louis Area Animal Shelters Plead For Help Amid Flooding | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

The record-breaking rainfall last night has not only affected homes in the St. Louis area, but also flooded the shelters protecting our furry friends as well. Gateway Pet Guardians took to social media early this morning, pleading for help getting the dogs and cats out of the standing water and into a foster home while … Read more

Authorities Find 400 Pounds of Meth in St. Louis Storage Unit | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

click to enlarge Courtesy US Attorney’s Office Four hundred pounds of meth discovered in a storage unit in St. Louis County that was allegedly used by Kolby L. Kristiansen. A Wildwood man is facing federal charges of drug possession and intent to distribute after investigators discovered 400 pounds of methamphetamine in a storage locker he’d … Read more

Man Caught in St. Charles with 20 Pounds of Meth Pleads Guilty | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

click to enlarge Courtesy US Attorney’s Office The subwoofer in which St. Charles police discovered more than 20 pounds of methamphetamine. A Mexican national who was found to be in possession of a large quantity of methamphetamine in 2020 pleaded guilty today in St. Louis. Louis federal court to one charge of conspiracy of possession … Read more

Where to see fireworks around the suburbs July 1-4

Here are the fireworks displays planned throughout the suburbs to celebrate Independence Day: Friday, July 1 Des Plaines Fireworks: 7 pm Friday, July 1, at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. Bring blankets and lawn chairs to watch the fireworks extravaganza that kicks off Fourth of July weekend. Gates open at 7 … Read more

Sneak Peek: Frankie Martin’s Garden Opens Friday in St. Charles County | Food & Drink News | St. Louis

click to enlarge Lulu Nix Frankie Martin’s Garden, opening this Friday, aims to be a community gathering place. After months of anticipation, Friday, July 1, is finally the day: Frankie Martin’s Garden (5372 St. Charles Street, Cottleville; 636-244-2420), a new food truck complex from the minds behind the wildly successful 9 Mile Garden, will open … Read more

Donnie Wahlberg is bringing New Kids On The Block to Wahlburgers in St. Charles Saturday

St. Charles resident Donnie Wahlberg will be back in town Saturday – and he is bringing his fellow members of New Kids On The Block with him. At 10 am Saturday, they will be stopping by the Wahlburgers restaurant at the southwest corner of Route 38 and Randall Road in St. Charles for what is … Read more

Controversial Liquor Bill Stirs Up Trouble in St. Charles | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis | St. Louis News and Events

click to enlarge Some business owners say they’re sick of the late-night rowdiness on Main Street. A potential loosening of St. Charles liquor laws have some business owners up in arms. A bill up for final vote next Tuesday would eliminate St. Charles’ requirement for bars’ and restaurants’ alcohol sales to make up no more … Read more