The 26th Annual Leclaire Parkfest will take place Sunday, Oct. 15, from noon to 5 p.m. at Leclaire Park on Hale Avenue in Edwardsville.
The festival features three bands: Dixieland Jazz by the St. Louis Levee Band Trio (noon to 2:30 p.m.), followed by Bluegrass and other old time folk music from the Lodge Brothers (2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.) at the bandstand. On the east side of the park, Mike Zanger & Friends will play Americana music (1 to 3:30 p.m.).
A Wine and Beer Garden is complimented by a wide variety of food provided by local non-profit organizations.
Local artisans and crafters will have their work on display and available for purchase. There will also be games, pet adoptions, vintage cars and tractors and other family activities. The St. Andrew’s Relay for Life Team will host the annual Leclaire Parkfest book sale with thousands of books available.
Exhibits of historic photos and narrated trolley tours will tell the story of the Leclaire National Historic District.
For additional information, call (618) 656-1294 or visit the Friends of Leclaire website at www.historic-leclaire.org.
— The Illinois Business Journal