Upcoming Events

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River, Illinois River,

Missouri River, Meramec River, Kaskaskia River and Port of St. Louis

 

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August 2020

 

 

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Tuesday, August 04 - Friday, August 7, 2020

River Miles 340 Finish Line

Missouri River at Lewis and Clark Boathouse......

Reprinted from Lewis and Clark Boathose Facebook.. click here

 

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Con Trios Yacht Club

Beach BBQ & Party.......

 

Reprinted from the Con Trios Yacht Club Facebook... click here

 

Saturday, August 08, 2020

Alton Motor Boat Club

Boat Run.......

 

Reprinted from Alton Motor Boat Club Facebook.. click here

August 10 - 13, 2020

Illinois Fishing News

IDNR Hosting Free Fishing Clinic........

 

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced that they will be hosting a free fishing clinic at Godfrey's Glazebroiok Park from Monday, August 10th to Thursday, August 13th.

 

Instructional classes will be held from 9 to 9:30 am, and catch and release fishing will take place from 9:30 to 11 am.  Fishing poles and bait will be provided, but participants may bring their own poles as well.

 

To practice social distancing, the IDNR requests that each family send one adult to assist with baiting hooks and removing fish from hooks.  Masks are recommended for the classroom sessions, but are not necessary for the fishing........

 

Click here to read more from thetelegraph.com. 

 

Thursday - Saturday, August 13 - 15, 2020

Great River Tug Fest 

Across the Mississippi River

LeClair, Iowa vs Port Bryon, Illinois.......

 

Photo courtesy Enjoy Illinois

 

 

Port Bryon Tug Fest.... click here

Enjoy Illinois Great River Tug Fest.. click here

Friday, August 14, 2020

T.G.I.F.... "To Grafton It's Friday"

 

 

 

2020 Blessing of the Fleet

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux, Mo........

 

Update on the August 15th Blessing of the Fleet..


We will have a 50/50 drawing at the awards ceremony AND a very special auction for a one of a kind, handcrafted decanter with Lacore crafted and donated by TOM LENKMAN, if you were at last year's benefit you would have seen the unique set that Tom made for that event..this one even more detailed!!


Additionally, NO LIMITS FLYING CLUB will be donating a flight in the SeaRay Amphibious aircraft...piloted by Captain JIM PEARO, you may have seen this amphibious aircraft in last year's Blessing of the Fleet parade..


What a great addition to our festivities on August 15, 2020 in Portage des Sioux at Mike's La Rosa Cabana...

Thanks,

Rick Flier

President of the Blessing of the Fleet

 

August 15, 2020

Kaskaskia River Run

Kaskaskia River at New Athens, IL.......

 

We are excited to announce that this year All donations made will be going to Shriners Hospital for Children.
!!PLEASE SHARE!!

August 15, 2020
Meeting Point will be next to the Old Riverhouse which is currently shutdown in the main channel. ( Plenty of trailer parking for boats in the parking lot) There is Also A ramp in Evansville Next to Waterstreet if wanting to meet along the way.)The Run will take off at 11am.
The Run will go all the way to the Sandbar on the Mississippi With a DJ Playing music all day... So Bring your BBQ Grills,Volleyballs, Games, ETC.

 

 

Reprinted from Kaskaskia River Run Facebook... click here

 

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Catfish Tournament

Mississippi River at Two Rivers Marina........

 

Reprinted from Two Rivers marina Facebook... click here

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Illinois River Near Grafton, Illinois

Pere Marquette Campground Scheduled to Reopen........

 

The campground at Pere Marquette State Park in Grafton closed down for renovations on Saturday, February 1, 2020. 

 

Crews made upgrades to electrical service, water lines, campsite pads and roadway repairs.  The upgrades will help serve the larger RV's that are more commonplace these days.

 

The remainder of Pere Marquette State Park remained open, including the lodge, visitor's center and park trails........

 

Click here to read this news story from altondailynews.com.  With Photo and Audio.

 

Friday August 21- Sunday, August 23, 2020

Festival of the Little Hills

Missouri River at St. Charles, Mo

 

 

For more information go to Festival Little Hills Facebook... click here

 

Saturday - Sunday, August 22 - 23, 2020

Kentucky Drag Boat Association Races

Livermore, Ky....

 

Reprinted from the Kentucky Drag Boa Association Facebook... click here

 

August 24 -28, 2020

Mississippi River Commission Low Water our.......

 

Reprinted from Mississippi River Commission Facebook.... click here

August 24 - September 4, 2020

Illinois River Near Brussels, Illinois

IDOT:  New Loading Ramps For The Brussels Ferry.........

 

The Illinois Department of Transportation recently announced that they will be constructing new loading ramps for the Brussels Ferry.  The project was to begin on Monday, August 3rd, weather permitting.

 

The project is expected to run through November, however, traffic is not expected to be affected during the early stages of the project.  There will be an 11 day closure of the ferry crossing from August 24th through September 4th.

 

After the complete closure, ferry traffic will resume, even though construction will continue for a few months.  The contractor for the project is East Alton-based RCS Construction, Inc.........

 

Click here to read this news story from altondailynews.com.  With Photo.

 

Friday, August 28 - Sunday, August 30

Halfback 2020

Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo / Rockport, IL.......

 

Reprinted from RiverBills Facebook.. click here

Saturday August 29, 2020

Dam to Dam Poker Run

Pool 24 of the Mississippi River at Two Rivers Marina

 

HOSTED BY
TWO RIVERS BOAT CLUB & TWO RIVERS MARINA
AUGUST 29TH “DAM TO DAM” POOL 24
REGISTRATION AND 1ST CARD AT MARINA OFFICE.
MAP WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ADDITIONAL STOPS ON THE RIVER! THEY INCLUDE CINCINNATI LANDING, NORTH SANDBAR, SOUTH SANDBAR AND CLARKSVILLE SANDBAR.
FINAL CARD AND WINNER DETERMINED AT FATBOYS PATIO ON THE MARINA PROPERTY!
FIRST BOAT OUT 11AM
LAST BOAT IN 6Pm
$25 PER HAND… OPPORTUNITIES TO ‘EARN’ ADDITIONAL CARDS AT EACH STOP!      Bring cash! Souvenir t-shirts’ are $20!!! Limited #

 

Reprinted from Two Rivers Marina Facebook... click here


September 2020

 

 

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Saturday September 4, 2020 - Monday September 7, 2020

Con Trios Yacht Club

Labor Day Weekend at Alton...

 

For more information go to Con Trios website... click here

 

Saturday - Sunday, September 5 - 6, 2020

Kentucky Drag Boat Association Races

Wheatland, MO...

 

Reprinted from the Kentucky Drag Boa Association Facebook... click here

 

Sunday September 06, 2020

Card Board Boat Race

Pool 24 of the Mississippi River at Two Rivers Marina

 

 

 

Reprinted from Two Rivers Marina Facebook... click here

Friday, September 11, 2020

T.G.I.F.... "To Grafton It's Friday"

 

 

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Alton Catfish Classic

Alton Amphitheater

2813 E Broadway, Alton, Illinois

 

 

Reprinted from the Alton Catfish Classic Facebook... click here

 

Upcoming Event.... Fri - Sun, September 18 - 20, 2020

The Missouri River Iris Fest

Frontier Park, St. Charles, Mo .......

 

The Missouri River Irish Festival in St. Charles, Missouri is a celebration of Irish music, culture and good old craic! Vendors will be on hand selling some great food and merchandise. Bands will be belting out your favorite Irish songs as well as Irish dancers entertaining the crowds. So much to see and do. The dates are RESCHEDULED FOR 2020 - Sept 18th - 20th, 2020.

 

 

Reprinted from the Missouri River Irish Fest Facebook... click here

 

Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20, 2020

Makers Market at the Loading Dock

Grafton, Illinois

 

 

Reprinted from the Grafton, IL Facebook... click here

 


October 2020

 

 

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Friday, October 9, 2020

T.G.I.F.... "To Grafton It's Friday"

 

 

Friday, October 9, 2020

T.G.I.F.... "To Grafton It's Friday"

 

 

Sunday October 10, 2020

2020 Race To The Dome

Missouri River..

 

Details
Save-the-Date! The next Race to the Dome will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020.

Hosted by Missouri River Relief and Sponsored by Missouri American Water

Race to the Dome is a canoe/kayak/SUP race on the Missouri River. Two race courses are available to paddlers - Hartsburg to Jefferson City (15.8 miles) and Providence to Jefferson City (27.6 miles).

Proceeds from the race support Missouri River Relief's efforts to connect people to the Missouri River through hands-on, on-the-river clean-ups, education and recreation.

Race time will be between 2 and 4 hours depending on the paddlers’ experience. This is a perfect opportunity for novice paddlers to gain race experience and enjoy the beauty of the Missouri River.

More info. will be forthcoming as we get closer to the event and can be found at racetothedome.org

See You On The River

 

 

Reprinted from Race To The Dome Facebook... click here

 

Saturday October 17, 2020

Con Trios Yacht Club

Membership Meeting...

 

For more information go to Con Trios website... click here

 


November 2020

 

 

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Friday, November 13, 2020

T.G.I.F.... "To Grafton It's Friday"

 

 


December  2020

 

 

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Saturday December 05, 2020

Con Trios Yacht Club

Christmas Party...

 

 

For more information go to Con Trios website... click here

 

Friday, December 11, 2020

T.G.I.F.... "To Grafton It's Friday"

 

 

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Billy Peek Blues Cruise

Mississippi River at Downtown St. Louis....

 

 

Reprinted from Billy Peek Facebook... click here

 

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