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Hi Bill!

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Hi Bill,

Monster truck drivers Shannon Quick and Larry Quick stopped at Hoppie’s Marina in their Harbor Master before heading on to Nashville, Tennessee. Shannon, one of very few female drivers in the monster truck industry, drives “Girl Power.” Champion Larry Quick drives “Ghost Ryder.”


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That’s a wrap goodbye 2020 season!
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Buy 1 get 1 . We love you all but have to take a much needed break
Last day November 1 .
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A little rain moved in on us Friday but didn’t last long.

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Grafton Ferry

Last Day Of Operation........


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Added Sunday

S.S. Hail Mary

Journey Down The Mississippi River is Complete........


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Added Sunday

Missouri River Management

Corps Working To Improve River Transportation........


After three years of high water along the Missouri River, it's infrastructure is in need of serious repairs.  The damage is causing issues with barges transporting commodities down the Missouri River to the coastal ports for overseas shipping.


Colonel William Hannan, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District says that the past three years have taken their toll on the Missouri River. 


Hannan says that in addition to damaging several levees, the high water caused damage to the structures that support river navigation.  As the Missouri River has returned to normal levels, it has dropped below the level of the damaged structures, resulting in shoaling, or low spots in the river........


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New Whiskey Aged On The Mississippi River........


There are many steps involved in distilling whiskey, many of which involve water.  Even though water is considered to be an ingredient in the production process, there are some brands and distilleries such as Jefferson's. Cane Land Distilling and Pilot House Distilling on some form of floating platform.


Now, Brown Water Spirits is joining the fray with the introduction of their "river aged" O.H. Ingram whiskey.  According to the distiller, the new O.H. Ingram River Aged Straight Whiskey comes from Kentucky, where it is aged in a floating rickhouse moored along the riverbank in Ballard County.


It is said that the whiskey is exposed to the climate of the Mississippi River, with it's drastic rise and fall causing a unique interaction between the wood and spirit.  The constant motion guarantees that the whiskey never stops working creating an extraordinary spirit with a taste mature beyond it's years........


Click here to read this news story from thewhiskeywash.com.  With Photos.

Added Sunday

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NMMA:  Get On Board Campaign A Success........


Over the summer, the recreational boating and fishing industries teamed up in support of a public service campaign intended to urge the everyone to get out on the water.  The campaign was quite successful on many levels.


The Get On Board campaign from Discover Boating and Take Me Fishing increased the industry's reach at a time when consumers were looking for safe outdoor recreation was at an all-time high amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  The campaign netted 1.8 billion impressions and over 20 million online video views.


Frank Peterson, president and CEO of the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation says that they teamed up with the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas to create a first-of-it's-kind effort to bring new and existing audiences into our fold........


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District 8 MRS                                                 UPDATED October 21, 2020

Mississippi River System



Significant damage has been reported at L/D 19 in the vicinity of Mile 364.2. The USACE Little Rock District has instituted the following restrictions. Tows headed south-bound shall avoid landing or rubbing on the upper river wall between the bullnose end and the upper gate recess. The area between the bullnose end and upper gate recess is significantly damaged. Mariners are advised to favor the Iowa shoreline, continue using a helper boat and if necessary come to complete stop in order to align with the lock chamber before south-bound entry. Mariners should be alert for and abide by any further instructions from the lockmaster. The lock may be contacted at (319) 524-2631 or via VHF-FM Channel 14, for assistance.

MILE 200.5 - L/D CLOSURE Continuing until November 9, 2020, the Mel Price L/D 26 (auxiliary chamber) in the vicinity of Mile 200.5, is closed to navigation for repair. The main chamber is available to pass traffic, during this closure. Mariners should be alert for and abide by any special instructions from the lockmaster.

The bullnose protection armor, for the lower long wall of the Mel Price L/D (main chamber) is experiencing deterioration. Continuing until further notice, all tows transiting the main lock are requested to stay off the lower long wall bullnose. Mariners should be alert for and abide by any special instructions from the lockmaster.

Merchants Railroad Bridge; Work barges continue excavating around both left and right descending navigation piers and the right descending pier of the center span. Work barges should not encroach more than 50 feet into the navigation channel, at any time. For work barge locations, mariners are encouraged to contact the onsite work boat M/V KATHERINE OHARA via VHF-FM Channel 6 or 16 or by phone at (217) 248-9077.


Continuing until 6:00 p.m., October 24, 2020, the Dresden Island L/D in the vicinity of Mile 271.5, will be closed for maintenance. Mariners are requested not to tie up to the guidewalls during this time, unless directed by lock staff.

Commencing October 25, 2020 and continuing until October 29, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., each day, the Dresden Island L/D in the vicinity of Mile 271.5, will be closed to navigation. In addition, a 70-foot width restriction will be in place and the lock will not be able to pull cuts in either direction. Mariners are requested not to tie up to the guidewalls during this time, unless directed by lock staff..

The following areas are in the low water watch phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annex:
Jefferson Reach (Mile 200.0 – Mile 100.0) and
Washington Reach (Mile 100.0 – Mile 0.0).
Deep draft tows are advised to depart the area. All vessels SHALL transit these areas at a slow speed near fleeting areas, to minimize wake impact, due to the narrow channel width. Tow operators are advised to place the heaviest barges in the middle of the tow and identify fleeting
areas in the event of a river closure. Mariners are requested to transit these areas with caution and contact U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River via VHF-FM Channel 16, or at (314) 269-2332, or via e-mail at sumrwaterways@uscg.mil, to report shoaling, hazardous conditions or missing aids to navigation.


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Mississippi River At Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Salvage Work Has Begun On Sunken Cement Barge........


Salvage crews have begun working on recovering a barge filled with raw bulk cement that sank in January at the Upper Mississippi River Mile Marker 51.8 near Cape Girardeau, Missouri.


The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley has established a safety zone from Mile Marker 50 to Mile Marker 52, which limits traffic to one way at a time and a reduction in speed to the slowest speed possible.


Okie Moore Diving and Marine Salvage is heading up the salvage operation.  The barge and concrete will be hydraulically hammered into smaller, more manageable pieces prior to being raised above water for disposal........


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


            No new incident reports for the St. Louis area

Click here to go to the Missouri State Highway Patrol website for "all" incident reports    


Illinois Waterways

LaGrange Lock Reopening........


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LaGrange Lock and Dam on the Illinois River at Versailles, IL

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Chicago Sanitary And Ship Canal

Lockport, Illinois Commercial Waterfront Property On Auction Block........


A parcel of industrially zoned waterfront property in Lockport, Illinois, located 40 minutes from Chicago, is scheduled to be auctioned off on November 20th by Williams & Williams Real Estate Auctions.


The property consists of 180 acres formerly utilized as a Texaco refinery.  The parcel boasts rail access with an opportunity to obtain a lease for barge access adjacent to the property along a 90 foot frontage corridor.


The parcel is part of a 580 acre property that had been environmentally remediated down to bare earth.  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has declared that no further action is necessary for 520 acres........


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We continue to display our Yamaha Sport Boats + Crest, Mercury + Yamaha Outboards and Heritage & Haul Rite trailers


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  Bluff City Grill.........................................   Sat, Oct 31

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  Fat Boy's at Two Rivers Marina..............   Sat, Oct 31

  Froge's Bar & Grill...................................  Sat, Nov 7

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Children's Owl-A-Ween

TreeHouse Wildlife Center, Dow, IL........



Join TreeHouse Wildlife Center as we host our first ever children's Owl-A-Ween event October 31st. Enjoy a safe walk through stations filling up your goodie bag as you go. You will receive: a randomly selected Halloween bag, crafts, activity sheets, and owl photos. You will be able to visit with several of our Education Ambassadors. Staff and volunteers will wear masks and gloves. We ask our guests to wear masks as well to protect our animals, staff, volunteers, and other guests. Be amazed by Professor Longhair and visit with Kayla from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Smokey the Bear and Dorothy the Education Snake will be joining Kayla. Costumes encouraged!

You must make a reservation for 10am-11:30 am, 12pm-1:30pm, or 2pm-3:30pm. Cost is $10 per child. Pay online www.treehousewildlifecenter.com/donate or call 618-466-2990. Each time block will be limited to 50 guests total. Please visit our Facebook events page for more information: www.facebook.com/events/709112229950374 In case of rain, we will hold a drive-thru event.


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Avoid Scams When Buying, Selling A Boat........


As the weather turns colder and the boats are put away for the season, many boaters will be hunkered over a computer screen looking at buying or selling a boat.  The bad guys are online as well, looking to separate you from your hard earned money.  BoatUS has come up with a list of things to look for in boat ads that may be clues that the ad is not on the up and up.........


Click here to read this article from lakeexpo.com.


Boat Propulsion Manufacturer

Mercury Marine, Beneteau Partnership Now Worldwide........


Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, recently solidified their relationship with boat manufacturer Beneteau and is expanding on a worldwide scale.  This announcement comes two years after the companies announced a North American partnership.


Marty Bass, Mercury Marine EMEA president says that over the past few years, the relationship between Mercury and Beneteau has continued to grow, and they are looking forward to offering boaters around the world a superior boat and engine package.


Luca Brancaleon, Groupe Beneteau brand and product strategy general manager says that they are pleased to expand their partnership with Mercury Marine, noting that demand for higher horsepower outboards has increased and Mercury Marine has proven to be a good partner to Beneteau........


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


Check out GroupeBeneteau website... click here


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What's Going On This Week

3rd Chute Bar & Grill
211 W. Main St. Grafton, IL




This is the menu for our Alton location however Alton has steaks and Grafton facility doesn’t!.. click here





3rd Chute Upcoming Events.. click here

Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL


The Alton Marina is currently open for business but we are limited on our amenities. We are selling fuel and doing pump outs every Thursday to Sunday from the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

We will have take out service in our Deli/Ship's Store starting June 13th. The Deli hours are Friday 3:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M....Saturday 9:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M......Sunday 9:00 until 1:00 P.M.

We hope as the next few weeks progress we will be adding more and more of the everyday services we usually offer!


Please watch our website as we will post what is new each week.

Please be safe and God Bless All Of Us!!


bluff city grill

424 Broadway, Alton, IL


Sat..Oct 31..

Stubbefield Band in the Sports Bar 7-11pm

Drink Specials

Costume Contest at 9:30pm


Dining, Curbside & CARRYOUT
CONTACT FREE Order Online Curbside Pickup
Easy as 1, 2, 3!!
 1. Click the link
 2. Order your food how you want it, pay online
 3. Park in Curbside & Call Restaurant when you arrive


Kitchen Hours

Wed & Thurs...11-9pm

Fri & Sat.........11-10pm



Check out our Daily Drink & Food Specials

Call (618) 433-8288 for Reservation


Just a short distance from the Alton Marina


Upcoming Events.. click here

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina


Kandace going away Party


You all know how we do this! Costume contests , giveaways , great bands !
All costumes must be made( no rentals) . $500.00 in cash and prizes.
$10.00 at the door. More details coming soon. Plastic Kings @7
This is a outdoor event.


Last weekend Open October 29

Open  Fri, Sat... 11am - 11pm,   Sun...11am-10pm


Boathouse Restaurant... 636-250-3300

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

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

Upcoming Events.. click here

Calhoun Ferry Company


Update 06/06/2020

The Golden Eagle Ferry is open with regular operating hours of Monday-Thursday 5am to 9pm, Friday -Saturday 5am to 2am and Sunday 8am to 9pm.

The Grafton Ferry just opened at 10am today, 06/06/2020 The river levels have not been kind to us lately but today the river level is down just enough to get open.

The Golden Eagle Ferry, Grafton Ferry, Brussels State Ferry and the Kampsville State Ferry are all open so come aboard for a very beautiful and scenic ride on the river.

Thank You and Take Care,
The Calhoun Ferry Company

Cedar Hill Resort

Mississippi River

1 mile below Winfield Dam


Closed and For Sale

Contact Jay at 618 772 5766


Con Trios Yacht Club



About:   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 mm22

Froge's Bar and Grill

Portage des Sioux, MO


$1.50 cans every Friday from 9pm-close


Sat...Nov 7...Halloween Party..8pm

click here for more information


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

Grafton Harbor

Confluence of Mississippi & Illinois Rivers



We have pontoon boat rentals available
2 hours: $195
4 hours: $295
8 hours: $488
Includes gas and tax!!
Call: 618-786-7678

Grafton Harbor

Grafton Harbor River Adventures

Fall Foliage Sunset Cruises
4:15-6:15pm, Oct. 17 & 24 • $29/person,
4-6pm November 7 * $29/person

We have Covid guidelines in place.
Please arrive 30 minutes early for all cruises.
23 passengers will be allowed on the lower level and 26 passengers will be allowed on the upper level. Temperatures will be taken and questions will be asked before everyone enters the boat. Social distancing guidelines will incur.


Click here for 2020 cruise schedule

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers


Check out Grafton's Event and Music

Calendar for Oct 20 thru Nov 3.... click here





Click here and check out "Welcome to Grafton" website

Grafton Oyster Bar

Grafton Harbor


Halloween Party... Sat...Oct 31



Tuesday - Thursday 11am-9pm

Friday and Saturday 11am-til the last customer leaves


John's Boat Harbor

Mississippi River at UMR 231.8


Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL



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


Gated Entry and Video Security

Where the fish are bitin’ and the bugs aren’t!

Weekly Mosquito Control



Need to fill up for your weekend water activities? Stop by for 24/7 pump outs & fuel docks


Marina, Boat Service, Fuel

Lewis Boats

Marine Sales and Service



Don't get caught off-guard by the freezing temps this fall! Contact our service department for pricing on shrinkwrap and winterization packages



Welcome to Lewis Boats! We are a family owned and operated company that was established in 1993. Our focus is on building relationships by providing the best in products and services.

We have a CSI Award-winning service and parts department with over 175 years of combined experience in the marine industry to take care of all of your parts and service needs. We service Mercury, Mercruiser, Yamaha, Volvo Penta, and Honda Outboards.
We offer Barletta Boats, Sylvan Marine, Cypress Cay, and Crestliner pontoon boats, Phoenix bass boats, Crestliner aluminum fishing boats, Monterey sport boats, and Mercury, Mercruiser, and Yamaha outboard and sterndrives.

Whether you are looking for an aluminum fishing boat, performance pontoon, tournament ready fiberglass bass boat, or a crossover ski boat/ bowrider, our sales consultants will help you find the perfect boat for your family’s wants and needs.

It's no wonder we have been regarded as one of the largest and most trusted dealers in Missouri for more than 20 years. Come meet our dedicated boating staff and allow them to find the right boat or service for your family's needs.

We are conveniently located in between the Missouri Riverfront and Lake Saint Louis. Family owned and operated since 1993. Come in today and check us out!
As we like to say, you are not just buying a boat or getting service but becoming a member of the Lewis Boats Family!


Liberty Harbor

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo


2020 Slip Rates

Click here


Contact Jerry



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


Longshot Saloon at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo


Closed for remodeling


Mike's La Rosa at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo


Closed for the season


Port Charles Harbor

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough at 221.5


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



Cheers, Nelly!!
Come get your Nelly Budweiser at Riviera Too TODAY!


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


Patio Open Thu - Sat.. 5-10pm

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


The 2021 Yamaha Boats are here with 14 new models. There’s an all-new 25-platform, new 25-foot wake boats, new 25-foot FSH center console boats, four new 21-foot boats, the expansion of our award-winning Drive Technology across the line, and tons more.

  Two Rivers Marina

  Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo



For pricing for the 2020 Winterization season, go to the Services Tab.


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

Woodland Marina

UMR 222.8 ...Pool 26 of the Mississippi River


October 9, 2020

The mouth of the harbor is back open


October 09, 2020

Gas dock opens at 8:30.


Yacht Club of St. Louis

Mississippi River

At UMR 225 On Dardenne Slough




Yacht Club was tore down due to flood damage.

Rebuilding on hgher ground !



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



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..................... Last weekend open Oct 29
Cedar Hill Resort................................ Closed & For Sale
Driftwood Crab Shack @ Longshot Marina Closed
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
Mike's LaRosa@ Longshot Marina Closed for the season
Yacht Club of St. Louis..................... Being rebuilt in new location

 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 15 Webcam

Live Image

Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL


US Army Corps of Engineers

Lock and Dam 15....

US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
Live Image of Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL ...
Click here



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



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The new management is Padavans NY dba Padavan & Haacke On the Water at the Duck Club

click here for more info


Now accepting social membership applications

click here


6257 Hwy V, St. Charles, Mo

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

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Duck Club Yacht Club websit




2020 Slip Rates

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Contact Jerry



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



Click here for map



click here for website
click here for map
click here for Menu


Call 636.723.0005 when your headed to the river and they will have your food ready when you arrive at the store !


Check out the New patio








UMR 222.2
Marine Gas,
Diesel Fuel, Ice

Docks, Rack Storage
 40 Ton Travel Lift
Repairs all makes

& models

Map.. click here
Website.. click here

Facebook.. click here





Click here for website



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


 Website.. click here

Facebook.. click here




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



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Dining room/ lounge bar & sports bar that offers live video gaming


Click here for virtual tour


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Sioux Harbor Sailing on Facebook




Class schedule.. click here
Website..... click here




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

We have Pump Out

Ramp Passes & Storage

Click here for Map
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Golden Eagle Ferry

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

On Board Phone
618- 535-5759

Click here for website


Winfield Ferry


211 W. Main St.  Grafton, IL



click here for Events

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webpage and map





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

Mike's LaRosa Bar Facebook


2020 Event Schedule..

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UMR 222.2




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