This Weekend: Get Out and See Swimming, Irish Music and Agile Dogs

Each week, St. Peters Patch features a planner with weekend events in and around St. Charles County.

As we head into the weekend, Patch rounds up a list of events going on in St. Charles County.

Families Invited to O’Fallon’s Great Backyard Bird Count

  • When/Where? Throughout the day at  in O'Fallon on Friday, Feb. 17 through Monday, Feb. 20. 
  • What? The free event includes activities and exhibits for beginning and experienced birders. Reservations are needed to particpate in the Bird Identification Program. To register, just call 636-379-5502, or emailmseymour@ofallon.mo.us. Parking is free.

Act II Presents Steel Magnolias

  • When/Where? Friday-Sunday at  , 1 Saint Peters Centre Blvd. in St. Peters.
  • What? ACT II opens its 19th season with Robert Harling's classic story "Steel Magnolias." The play focuses on the camaraderie of six Louisiana women. Show begins at 8 p.m. on Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Ticket prices are $15 regular $12 senior/student. For tickets call 636-336-0033 or visit the website.

Lindenwood University Dance Concert

  • When/Where? Friday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the , 2300 W Clay St. in St. Charles. 
  • What? Lindenwood University Undergraduate Dance Students present a dance concert featuring their own choreography, costumes and set designs  at the Emerson Black Box Theater. This event is free.

Missouri Girls State Swimming and Diving Championships

  • When/Where? Friday-Saturday at  , 5200 Mexico Rd. in St. Peters.
  • What? The 2012 Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships are coming to St. Peters, with three separate sessions. for more information.

 16th Annual Art, Wine & Brew Gala

  • When/Where? Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at O'Fallon City Hall, 100 N Main St. 
  • What? Get out your formal wear for the  16th Annual Art, Wine & Brew Gala this weekend. Enjoy food, beer and wine samplings from local restaurants, while browsing pieces by local artists. After 9 p.m., dance to themusic of My Friend Mike. General Admission is $40. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Chamber office. For more information, call the Chamber at 636-240-1818 or visit the website

Tri-County Dog Agility Trials

  • When/Where? Saturday, Feb. 18 all day at the , 6880 Lake Saint Louis Boulevard.
  • What? If you're a dog lover, get out this weekend for Tri-County Dog Agility Club's three-day agility trials at the National Equestrian Center in Lake Saint Louis. See handlers direct dogs through an obstacle course, by using voice, movement and body signals.

Author Book-Signing Event

3 Central Jazz and Gospel Benefit Concert

  • When/Where? Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. at , 131 Gamble St. in St. Charles.
  • What? Hear jazz and gospel tunes for a good cause this weekend. Jazz trio 3 Central and gospel singer Erica Reed will perform along with comedians Brother Dré and Davey Dave, to raise money to help a St. Charles organization provide shelter for homeless men during the winter. Admission is $15. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

 Wentzville Christian Church Holds Auditions for South Pacific

  • When/Where? Sunday, Feb. 19 from 1-5 p.m. at , 1507 Highway Z in Wentzville.
  • What? Audition for a community production of "South Pacific" on Sunday, Feb. 19 and Monday, Feb. 20 from 6-9 p.m. Actor's should be high school age and older and be prepared to sing. Production dates are May 4-5. For more information, call Tammy at 636-219-3238.

Traditional Irish Music Session in St. Charles

  • When/Where? Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. at , 101 N Main St. in St. Charles.
  • What? Hear local musicians play traditional Irish music every third Sunday of the month from 2-5 p.m. All musicians familiar with Irish music are welcome to come and play and veryone is welcome to come and listen.


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