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ArtWalk

4th Friday Art Walk

Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
800-373-7007
573-883-7097

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Bring your friends and enjoy a leisurely stroll among the shops, restaurants, and art galleries of downtown Ste. Genevieve.  During 4th Friday Art Walks, Ste. Genevieve art galleries offer visitors the opportunity to view the works of local and regional artists displaying a variety of art forms. Many

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businesses in the Historic District participate by extending their store hours from 6 to 9pm during the Fourth Friday Art Walk.

Start your tour at the Welcome Center where you can view two important art collections, as well as pick up a map to the galleries. The 4th Friday Art Walk is sponsored by the Gallery Association of Sainte Genevieve.  Art Walks are on the fourth Friday of each month from February thru November.  Refreshments may be served at various locations and there are five restaurants with regular evening hours in the historic district.

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Chocolate Walk (Feb)

Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
800-373-7007
573-883-7097

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Do you love chocolate and shopping? Then chocolate lovers, this event is for you! Sample a luscious chocolate treat at each participating downtown establishment and shop Ste. Genevieve’s unique downtown shops. Tickets : $10.00 Must have a ticket to sample. Follow the Balloons for Participating Merchants.

Moonlight Madness (July)

Location: Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
800-373-7007
573-883-7097

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Enjoy a Christmas-in-July themed shopping extravaganza on the second Wednesday in July. Participating shops in the Historic District will be open from 6pm- 9pm and offering discounts or running specials. Sponsored by “Downtown Ste. Gen” > Learn more at www.downtownstegen.org.

 

Holiday Christmas Festival

First full weekend in December
Location: Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
Cost: Free
800-373-7007
573-883-7097

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Join us for a Christmas parade, carriage rides, photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and over thirty free musical programs performed throughout the historic district during the weekend. Enjoy carolers in the streets and holiday refreshments as you shop for treasures in the charming shops and art galleries throughout downtown.

 

 

Cookie Crumb Trail (Nov)

Location: Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
800-373-7007
573-883-7097

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Attention shoppers: Follow the Cookie Crumb Trail! Sample cookies and collect the recipes to get started on your Christmas baking! Participating downtown shops will feature a different cookie recipe and have sample cookies for you to taste.  Proceeds will go to a local family in need, just in time for Christmas!  

 

 

 

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Master Gardeners’ Spring Garden Walk

Weekend after Mother’s Day in May
Tickets are available at:
Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center
66 Main Street
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
573-883-7097
800-373-7007

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Ste. Genevieve Master Gardeners’ annual Garden Walk is held in the downtown historic district of America’s oldest French Colonial village. This is a unique opportunity to tour private and public gardens. Several gardens are part of historic homes in Ste. Genevieve and are typical of the 18th century time period. The Master Gardeners’ plant

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sale begins at 9am and extends through Sunday. Other weekend activities: Private vendors, discounts at participating downtown merchants, art exhibits, and the Farmers’ Market on Saturday morning.

 

 

Jour de Fete Arts & Crafts Festival

When: 2nd full weekend in August
Where: Historic District, Ste. Genevieve, MO
800-373-7007
573-883-7097

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The annual Jour de Fête is southeast Missouri’s largest outdoor Crafts Fair. Held in the heart of Ste. Genevieve’s Historic District, visitors can browse through arts and crafts booths. Shop till you drop and enjoy live music, foods, living history demonstrations and other activities at this family-friendly event.

French Veillee’

Second Weekend in June
Felix Valle State Historic Site
Merchant and Second Streets
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
573-883-7102

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Enjoy an evening in the garden of the Felix Valle House at this recreation of a La Veillee, a traditional French Colonial summer social gathering. Featured will be French folk dancing, folk tales, candlelight tours of the home, and refreshments.

 

French Heritage Festival

Second Saturday in June
Historic District
Ste. Genevieve, MO
800-373-7007
573-883-7097

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The French Festival is a living history event with live traditional music, folk dancing, French foods, wine tasting, re-enactors in period dress, historic home tours, street dancing, promenades (parades), children’s activities, walking tours, tea with ‘Marie Antoinette’ at the Guibourd and much more!

 

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ASL Pewter Foundry

183 South Third St.,
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
573-883-2095 
Daily Hours: 9:30-5:00
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ASL Pewter Foundry makes high-quality, lead-free pewter products that are not only functional, but works of art. Open Daily 9:30– 5:00. Demonstrations daily.

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Rosemary & Thyme Cooking School

20 S. Main Street
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
573-883-7699
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Serving: By appointment

Cuisine: Guests spend an afternoon or evening preparing and enjoying an array of gourmet dishes created from the finest local ingredients while sipping a complimentary glass of fine local wine.

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Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary

19620 State Route B
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
573-883-9909
Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary
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Enjoy a 45 minute guided walking tour of Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary. Learn where the animals were rescued from, their personalities and how you can help these amazing big cats as well as their wild relatives.

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After the tour, head down to our Education Center and Gift Shop where you can view and even touch tiger artifacts such as teeth, claws, and a tiger pelt, just to name a few. Visitors receive a complimentary tasting of Fizzy Izzy Root Beer named after our very own, Izzy tiger. All of the pathways are paved and accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.

April – Nov | Thursday – Sunday | 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Dec – MarchSaturday & Sunday | 11am, 1pm & 3pm