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The Picture of the Day..... was posted by Marty McKay on September 19 with the following caption:


Love the sunset this evening. I wish I could have captured how beautiful it really was tonight. I just stand there and say wow sometimes. Tonight was one of those nights.


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RiverBill says.... Thanks Marty for allowing us to repost your photos !

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Save the date October 16 Halloween Party with Foreplay Band. Costume contest and suprises
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District 8 MRS                                                 UPDATED September 15, 2021

Mississippi River System



Merchants Railroad Bridge; A 24-hour blockage of the channel for the removal of the old main navigation (Illinois) span has been scheduled for September 14, 2021. A second 24-hour blockage will occur September 17, 2021, to install the new span. These dates are dependent upon weather and river conditions encountered between now and the dates noted.


The USACE Rock Island District, and the Engineer Research and Development Center, are planning to test invasive carp deterrence technology at the Peoria Lock and Dam on the Illinois River, Mile 157.7. Work is planned for November 3 and 4, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., each day. Navigation will be closed during installation and while testing is conducted. These timeframes are subject to change based upon river conditions. Safety testing consists of passing loaded barges over a line of air bubbles to determine the effect it has on the handling and maneuverability of the tow. Multiple runs would be conducted over an approximate 30-day period. Quantitative variables of interest include speed, yaw and lateral movement of the barge resulting from the continuous release of air from the air line. The study would be conducted mainly during daylight hours, when the wicket gates are up (impounding water in the Peoria Pool). The purpose of the test is to evaluate navigation safety when using bubbles to remove small invasive carp (silver and bighead carp) from the rake-box junction of a barge tow. This action involves the temporary installation of an anchored airline, in the downstream lock approach channel (see map, Enclosure 1). The airline will be attached to a series of metal frames to hold it on the bottom using the weight of the frame to hold it in place. It is approximately 210 feet long, perforated with a series of nozzles spaced 8 feet apart that will release air to create a column of bubbles along the length of the line. Air will be fed through a hose from a diesel-powered air compressor located on the Peoria Lock and Dam Project grounds. The hose would be routed from the surface through recesses in the lock approach wall to avoid interference with navigation. The air pressure within the hose will vary with each test parameter. Weights will hold the hose to the bottom between the ladder recess to the bubbler array. The airline and metal frames would be installed and removed using a barge mounted lift crane before and after testing. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area.


The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) study of the Missouri River from the confluence of  the Mississippi River (Missouri River Mile 0.0 to Mile 732.3), in the vicinity of Sioux City, MO. The study focuses on the area’s aids to navigation
system, waterborne commerce, marine casualty information, port/harbor resources, emergency response plans, routine and emergency communication capabilities, and future development projects. Any interested company or individual wishing to provide comments or participate in a user survey should do so by September 28, 2021. The survey is available at: https://forms.gle/Y5Mm2iKWq7AJsvx7A
Questions on the study can be directed to: SUMRWaterways@uscg.mil.


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River History....

21 September 2015 in River History

Navy Vet, Chris Ring, swam into St. Louis and got out at the St. Louis Arch. Chris and his kayak boat arrived at the arch about 5pm, escorted by two St. Louis fireboats.

There were about 30 people awaiting his arrival, including three Gold Star Families. Lots of flags and all the news crews. Chris spent time visiting with each Gold Star family, looked at pictures of their fallen loved ones and embraced them all.

Chris was attempting to be the first American to swim the entire length of the Mississippi River for our Fallen Vets.

Chris continued on his journey swimming down the river and completed his swim of the entire length of the Mississippi River on Dec. 4, 2015.


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Mississippi River At Houma, Louisiana

The Delta Queen Sustained Damage From Hurricane Ida.........


While the Delta Queen did not sustain major structural damage from Hurricane Ida, the heavy winds did cause some damage.  The Delta Queen Steamboat Company announced on September 15th that the floating National Historic Landmark endured winds in excess of 150 MPH for over an hour.


Hurricane Ida's winds tore away the waterproofing membrane on the roof as well as several sections of hand railing along the stern.  About a dozen windows were broken and several doors were damaged.


The shore power connections that bring electricity to the Delta Queen were destroyed and the boarding stage was severely damaged.  The company added that the Delta Queen held up well, all things considered, and she is a true testimony to the Quality of her builder's craftsmanship more than 90 years ago.........


Click here to read this news story from waterwaysjournal.net.


September Equinox, 2021....


According to the astronomical definition, fall begins tomorrow with the autumnal equinox. In the Northern Hemisphere with the September equinox.  


This year's equinox is Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 2:21 pm CDT




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Golden Eagle Ferry Packed With Pedestrians .......

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Incase you missed it.

The above was posted on RiverBills Boaters Group yesterday with comments that a statue was put into the river. 


RiverBills contacted the Calhoun Ferry Company and got the following reply from them:


"Hi Bill, Yes it is a Hindu religious celebration. I commented in the post on Facebook about it. The statue dissolves in about an hour and they have been doing this for years.  It was a beautiful ceremony"

Calhoun Ferry Company


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Illinois River at Hardin, IL


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News Release

Mississippi Earthtones Festival

Confluence Conservation Leadership Awards........


September 20, 2021
Monday, September 20, 2021

Virginia Woulfe-Beile, virginia.woulfe-beile@sierraclub.org, 618-977-2319

ALTON, IL -- At the 15th annual Mississippi Earthtones Festival on Saturday, September 18, the Sierra Club Illinois’ Three Rivers Project and Alton Main Street announced the recipients of the 2021 Confluence Conservation Leadership Awards. Since 2007, the festival organizers recognize community members who have made significant contributions to environmental conservation in the Riverbend region. This year, in honor of the festival’s theme “metamorphosis,” all three award recipients are emerging young conservation leaders in the region.

Confluence Conservation Leadership awardees include: Allison Rhanor, Director of the National Great Rivers Museum, Megan Cowan, Field Technician with the Great Rivers Field Station, and Megan Dooling Cosgriff, Resource Conservationist with the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District.  

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Mississippi River At Alton, Illinois

Alton Marina, Boaters Begin Winterization........


Summer is winding down, and boaters, as well as the staff at the Alton Marina are beginning to take care of some of the end-of-season tasks, including winterizing the marina and boats.


Greg Brown, the Harbormaster at the Alton Marina has worked for the marina since 2013 and served in many roles along the Mississippi River since 1975.  He says that not winterizing is not an option.


Brown and his crew will need to drain the marina's pool and add antifreeze to the pool's plumbing.  They will also have to blow out the marina's irrigation system, the plumbing system under the docks as well as the two waste pumps........


Click here to read this news article from thetelegraph.com.  With Photos.



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Fall Colors

Where and When Illinois' Fall Colors Will Peak........


For many people, checking out the changing colors of the foliage is a favorite fall activity.  The only question is when will the fall color change will peak in the Midwest.


The crew over at SmokyMountains.com have updated their predictive fall foliage map in order to give leaf peepers a better way to plan their color watching excursions.


The 2021 Fall Foliage Prediction Map indicates that northern Illinois will begin to see a minimal amount of color change by this week.  Over the coming week, the northern reaches of Illinois will see a lot more color, and the leaves in central and southern Illinois will begin to change........


Click here to read more from onlyinyourstate.com.  With Photos and Maps.



Fall Colors Predictions



Missouri Department of Conservation foresters update "Fall Color" reports weekly from mid-September through early-November.  


The peak of fall color in Missouri is usually around mid-October. This is when maples, ashes, oaks, and hickories are at the height of their fall display. Normally by late October, the colors are fading and the leaves beginning to drop from the trees. Fall color is usually finished by the middle of November.


St. Louis Region:
Status... Not Started
Over much of the region, there is minimal color change so far, although some scattered color can be seen in some dogwoods, cherry, and black walnut as well as vines and shrubs like Virginia creeper and sumacs. A warm and wet fall color season tends to reduce the intensity of fall color, but it’s early, and things can change dramatically. Warm, dry days and cool nights will provide us with the most brilliant fall color.

Click here for the latest information about the "Fall Colors" forecast. 


The above partially re-printed from the Missouri Department of Conservation website


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Upcoming Event.......Saturday, October 2, 2021

Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair
Pere Marquette State Park

The Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair, traditionally held in June each year at Pere Marquette State Park, will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021. The event was canceled in June 2020 due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more than 30 years, the free Fishing Fair has been one of Pere Marquette's most popular family events, featuring catch-and-release fishing, casting stations, fishing instruction, information, and entertainment. The event is hosted by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC), Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge (administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), and Pere Marquette State Park (administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources). Dozens of local businesses and volunteers support the fair.

For more information on the Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair on its new date of October 2, 2021, call Pere Marquette State Park at 618-786-3323.



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Mississippi River Shipping

Grain Exports Halted Temporarily by Hurricanes Ida and Nicholas........


Over the past two weeks, the one-two punch of Hurricanes Ida and Nicholas have slowed or stopped grain exports from ports located in Texas and Louisiana.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that barged grain for the week ending August 28 had decreased 28 percent from the previous week and 69 percent from a year ago due to hurricane preparation.


After Hurricane Ida passed on September 4th, the Mississippi River was reopened relatively quickly to river traffic, albeit with restrictions.  The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway is open, however, traffic is slowed........


Click here to read this news report frmo waterwaysjournal.net.



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The 420 Outrage

Photo courtesy Boston Whaler


Boat Manufacturer

Boston Whaler Celebrates 50 Years Of The Outrage........


Boston Whaler recently celebrated 50 years of manufacturing their Outrage model with a celebration in Quincy, Massachusetts.  The event included the display of the first Outrage ever built and their new 420 model.


Outrage Hull No. 001 is owned by the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.  Boston Whaler founder Richard Fisher sold the 21 foot Outrage to the Marine Biological Laboratory in 1971, where it and three other Boston Whalers conduct their studies.


David Remsen, director of marine operations for the Marine Biological Laboratory  says that the vessel has been constantly operating since 1971.  He adds that the boat has been used as a workboat, it hasn't been pampered........


Click here to read this news article from tradeonlytoday.com.  With Photos.


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What's Going On This Week

3rd Chute Bar & Grill


211 W. Main St. Grafton, IL

A restaurant on the Illinois River

Food, Beer, Music, And good times


3rd Chute Upcoming Events.. click here

Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL




The finest Marina on the upper Mississippi River, located at MM 202, just north of the Melvin Price Lock and Dam you will find exceptional hospitality with the added convenience of being within walking distance of Argosy Casino, various services, restaurants, shopping and many attractions of historic downtown Alton, Illinois. Our dedicated office and dockside concierge staff will be waiting to make your stay a relaxing and memorable experience.
Amenities Include:
  Floating Docks & Structures Free Wireless Internet
  Private Luxury Bathrooms Swimming Pool & Hot Tubs
  Sanitary Pump Out Handled By Staff Sun Deck With Lounge Chairs
  Full Service Fueling Gas & Diesel Convenience Store & Deli
  Controlled Parking Lot Laundromat
  Night Security Watch Convenient Highway Access
  Satellite TV Connection Available Electric & Water Included In Rates
  Floating Jet Ski Docks Secured Trailer Storage Area

bluff city grill

424 Broadway, Alton, IL


Open Tuesday - Sunday

Closed Mondays


Sports Bar, Lounge Bar, Dining Room and Outside Patio Available.


Just a short distance from the Alton Marina



Upcoming Events.. click here

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina


Ahoy there. We hope your summer has been good. As the sun sets earlier and the nights get longer The Boathouse will be Pulling up anchor for the season 2021.
Only 16 days left. 3 Thursdays, 2 Fridays and 2 weekends in September
October Weekends only.

Save the date October 16 Halloween Party with Foreplay Band. Costume contest and surprises
Closing party on Sunday October 24 with ‘The ticket to the Beatles show’ (no tickets needed)
Season end October 25.
It’s been one heck of a year
Time for us to spend time with our families
More details
And yes we will leave the Steak sandwich on the menu the rest of the season



The Boathouse offers a variety of food and beverages, great entertainment and amazing scenery with an outstanding view of the Mississippi from our deck!


Boathouse Restaurant... 636-250-3300

Boathouse Office...........636-250-3800

Website.... N/A
Email...... Boathouseontheriver@gmail.com

Upcoming Events.. click here



Calhoun Ferry Company


Golden Eagle Ferry
Car and Passenger ferry crossing from St. Charles Mo. to Golden Eagle Il. in scenic Calhoun County

Phone: (618) 535-5759

Cedar Hill Resort

Mississippi River

1 mile below Winfield Dam


Closed and For Sale

Contact Jay at 618 772 5766


Con Trios Yacht Club


Wed, Sept 15. 2021

Laid Back Game Night & BBQ

Yacht Club of St Louis...click here


Social Yacht Club centered around the Alton Pool (Pool 26) of the Mississippi River, website is  www.contriosyachtclub.org.   Founding Date....1966

Duck Club Yacht Club


The Duck Club is the Premier Private Yacht Club serving the Upper Mississippi River, Alton pool boating community. The Club is located at the South end of Dardenne Slough with direct channel access at mm 222

FastJax BBQ

3317 N Hwy 94, St. Charles, Mo


Local Mom/Pop BBQ & Grocery Store catering to the Boating Community & local farming families.
Serving Hot Food & Daily Specials.


Order food & dine in our Cafe area or take home


3317 N Hwy 94, St. Charles, Mo    (636) 699-5716

Froge's Bar and Grill

Portage des Sioux, MO


Sat, Sep 25...Car Show.....click here

Sun, Oct 3...Rat Run 2021.. click here

Sat, Oct 30...Halloween Party. click here




1530 Highway J, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373, (636) 899-1139

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers



Check out Grafton's Event and Music

Calendar for Sep 15 - Sep 22 ... click here


Check out the Grafton Riverbeat

September Events, News and Things To Do... click here



Click here and check out "Welcome to Grafton" website

Grafton Ferry


Reposted from riverandroutes.com.. click here


Grafton Harbor

Confluence of Mississippi & Illinois Rivers


14 Amazing Things to do at Grafton Harbor

click here


New Slip Holder Special...click here


A 5 Anchor Marina with all the amenities you could ask for. (Laundry, Pool, Shower Suites, Wi-Fi, & Satellite TV), and plenty of fun all within walking distance.
Our Own Winery
Boat Rentals Daily Everyday
River Boat Cruises Every Saturday & Sunday

John's Boat Harbor

Mississippi River at UMR 231.8


Full service marina
2407 Highway C St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 946-2073

Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL



Unfortunately everything that we ordered has been pushed back. We are waiting to get materials. Still plan on being open by summer of next year!



We have ordered our steel (for the) building and they are in the process of making it. They said it usually takes about 3 months to have it built and delivered. Let’s pray everything goes smoothly and there are no setbacks

Kinder's Restaurant





Hi Bill!
We have the foundation built!!! Unfortunately, since lumber prices are so high right now we are putting a hold on the build. Hoping all of this ends soon so we can get back to it.


Kinder's Restaurant




Foundation work started

"The plan is to keep it in the same location, maybe a little closer to the river and up about 7 ft higher. The building will be just a little smaller with a bigger deck."



Kinder's Restaurant


Photo Gallery of tear down & rebuild.. click here

Lake Center Marina

MM224.4 UMR


24/7 Guest & Member

Fuel Docks & Pump Out

Dock or rack your boat on the beautiful Mississippi river. Our Marina is a community of boaters providing fun for the entire family. Volvo Penta & Mercruiser certified repair facility

Gated Entry and Video Security

Marina, Boat Service, Fuel

Lewis Boats

Marine Sales and Service


Your local boat and powersports dealership for parts, sales, and service.

4030 N Service Rd Saint Peters, MO 63376

(636) 949-9926

Liberty Harbor

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo



Contact Jerry



E-mail Liberty Harbor.. libertyinstl@yahoo.com


Longshot Saloon at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo


Closed for remodeling


Longshot Tiki Bar at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo



Oct 1, 2, 3

Rat Run Weekend.. click here



2021 Band & Event Schedule ... click here


Polestar Boating Center

Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough 221.5



Full Service Marina on the Mississippi River UMR MM 221.5 RDB in the west back channel of the Dardenne Slough


Gas Dock is Open

Port Charles Harbor

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough at 221.5



New 70 ton Travel Lift being installed


Port Charles Harbor, A Full Service Marina Located On The Beautiful Mississippi River! 60 Ton Marine Travel Lift. 636.250.BOAT www.portcharlesharbor.com

Riviera Too

Food, Beer, Wine


Sat..Sept 25..10am - 3pm

Classic Saturday Car Show... click here


 Sept 2021 events... click here


Best ICE in town!   Cold Beer   Great Wine Selection!
Yummy Pizza and Subs! ....Tell your friends!

Store Hours: Sun..10-9, M-Th..10-10, Fri Sat..10-11
Order On-line...Click here for website and menus


3025 N MO-94, St. Charles, Missouri 63301

St. Charles Boat & Motor

The Complete Marine



With over 45 Years in the same location, St Charles Boat & Motor is one of the most experienced Marine Dealers in the St Louis Metro Area. We offer Top Quality Boats and Watercraft, A Full Service Repair Center and Parts Dept. www.stcharlesboat.com


3080 N. Hwy 94, St. Charles, Mo 63301   636 947-0106

  Two Rivers Marina

  Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo


New slip residents
We offer a 5% discount for new customers.

Amenities include:
- Campground, beautiful shower house, pool
- On sight mechanic/service/parts (mercury certified)
- ALL docks have new encapsulated flotation, All are covered.
- Concierge service to the docks from our Ship's Store
- Boat washing services offered
- On Sight Restaurant
- Gated facility
- Public and private boat launch ramps
- Active Two Rivers Boat Club
- On sight owners


Check us out at www.tworiversmarina.com

Check out Fatboys Restaurant Facebook page.... click here

Woodland Marina

UMR 222.8 ...Pool 26 of the Mississippi River


April 8, 2021

Summer Plans ........

Carl Bumba of Woodland Marina told RiverBills yesterday evening that the marina has plans in the works to have a restaurant on the property, along with new courtesy docks and an in-ground pool by mid-summer 2021.

Yacht Club of St. Louis

Mississippi River

At UMR 225 On Dardenne Slough


Club Hours of Operation
  Friday - Sunday
  Open @ 12pm
  Friday open @ 5
  Saturday and Sunday open at 12pm
  Saturdays and Sunday open at 12pm
We will be available for private parties, meetings and social events.
Please contact Mark for more info


A full service marina located on the Mississippi River in St. Charles Missouri. Slips available from 24' to 60' , full service restaurant, Yacht Club Marine Service and Stateamind Water sports have locations on the property to help in any way


More Things Going On This Week

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River Ferries


Illinois River

Brussels Ferry............618 - 786-3636


Mississippi River

Golden Eagle Ferry ....618-  535-5759

Winfield Ferry.............618-  535-5759

Grafton Ferry............ 1-800-258-6645 



Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....


Click here for last weekend's edition of RiverBills


River Ferries


Illinois River

Brussels Ferry............618 - 786-3636


Mississippi River

Golden Eagle Ferry ....618-  535-5759

Winfield Ferry.............618-  535-5759

Grafton Ferry............ 1-800-258-6645 



Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....


Click here for last weekend's edition of RiverBills



Who's Open.. Who's Closed

Who's Open... Who's Closed........

3rd Chute Bar & Grill ......................... Open
Alton Marina Deli Open
Arrrr Bar at Grafton Harbor.................. Open
Bluff City Grill ........................................ Open
Boathouse Food & Deck..................... Open
Cedar Hill Resort................................ Closed & For Sale
Duck Club Yacht Club........................ Open
Froges Bar & Grill.............................. Open
Grafton Harbor Winery & Gift Shop...... Open
Grafton Oyster Bar............................. Open
Kinder's Restaurant.......................... Being rebuilt in same location
Longshot Saloon................................ Closed for remodeling
Longshot Tiki Bar............................ Open
Yacht Club of St. Louis Restaurant.........


 Your Eye on the River


The Boathouse Food and Deck WebCam

Live Image

Mississippi River on Dardenne Slough UMR 222.2

The Webcam uploads a new picture every 6 minutes..

Hit refresh to update to the latest picture

Go to www.RiverWebCams.com for the last 10 pictures from the above camera!


Lock & Dam 19 Livestrean

Mississippi River at Keokuk, Iowa


 Click here an check it out



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UMR 222.2
Marine Gas,
Diesel Fuel, Ice

Docks, Rack Storage
 40 Ton Travel Lift
Repairs all makes

& models

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Let's Plan a

River Get-Away


Fun, friendly atmosphere

Five Anchor Marina

Beautiful area of the

Mississippi River

New Restaurant On Site

Explore the historic

town of Louisiana, MO


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Alton Marina is the cover photo for the
2020 edition of Quimby's Cruising Guide



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“Most insurance companies require a Condition and Value Survey on boats over 20 years old. Call me before you make the final decision to buy”


Phone: 636-578-4801








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Docks-Dry Storage-Ramp-Repairs-Gas 24/7 Transients welcome

We have Pump Out

Ramp Passes & Storage

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Golden Eagle Ferry

Mon - Thur.. 5AM- 9PM
Fri & Sat.... 5AM- 2AM
Sun........... 8AM- 9PM

On Board Phone
618- 535-5759

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Winfield Ferry


211 W. Main St.  Grafton, IL



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Let us take care

of the food so

you can enjoy

the party ! 


We are ready to

help plan your

next event!



Artistic Affairs Catering
1336 Caulks Hill Rd.
St. Charles, MO 63304
636.922.3003 (FOOD)


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Longshot Marina Website

 Longshot Saloon Facebook

Longshot Tiki Bar Facebook





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314-239-4243 cell

636-688-7773 fax



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Phone 314-517-6079



SCHNEIDER Real Estate, Inc
1551 Wall Street, Suite 140
St. Charles, Mo 63303



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Featured at the Duck Club Haacke On The Water is now open
Tony Haacke

Executive Chef



Limited number of Social Memberships
Applications available

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6257 Hwy V, St. Charles, Mo

Club 636-250-4333
Marina 636-250-4321

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2020 Slip Rates

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E-mail Liberty Harbor.. libertyinstl@yahoo.com



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UMR 222.2




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