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For the current list of horseshoe tournaments sponsored by the Missouri Horseshoe Pitchers Association, click here.



December 11

Ste Genevieve: le Reveillon



1 pm - 6 pm


This annual celebration highlights the music, customs, and decorations of an early French Colonial Christmas celebration known as "Le Reveillon." Costumed guides will explain the early 1800s French Christmas customs and the dining room will be filled with traditional foods, including bche de Nol (yule log cake). Refreshments and period music will be provided.




For more information call 573-883-7102


April 28-30 2017

20th Anniversary St. Louis

the largest weekend event of traditional Irish music in North America.  The weekend features workshops, sessions, and a concert on Saturday night with the very best traditional musicians from Ireland and North America.  For more information contact Mike Mullins by email or phone  - 636-926-9192. or visit



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