Girls' Weekend

Looking for a weekend escape with the girls? Ste. Genevieve has everything you need to decompress, catch up and indulge -- shopping, art galleries, acclaimed dining, live music and wine and cocktails to pair with all of it. Whether you are in town for a bachelorette party, a book-club retreat or a much needed reunion, your weekend will be filled with relaxation, good food and conversation.

Wineries, Shopping and More

  • Harold’s Famous Bee Co

    150 Market Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    800-748-9810
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    Harold’s Famous Bee Co. carries a line of honey for sampling and for purchase.  Different local honeys are also featured weekly.  They also carry several products using ingredients harvested from the honey bee. Their flagship product, Harold’s Famous Bee Cream, is the only

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    patent approved formulation that harnesses the healthy benefits of honey bee venom to effectively soothe joints, muscles, and dry, rough skin. Harold’s unique method of venom extraction causes no harm. Besides honeys and their signature cream, lip balm and facial creams are available.

  • Sassafras Creek Originals

    311 St. Mary’s Road
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-513-2491
    Tuesday-Saturday Hours: 10:00-5:00
    Sunday Hours: 1:00-5:00
    Monday: Open holidays only
    Sassafras Creek Originals
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    Sassafras Creek Originals showcases hand-crafted Colonial/primitive early American Folk Art. Each room is like a step back in time!

  • Queen Anne’s Lace

    60 S. Third Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Queen Anne’s Lace
    Tuesday-Friday: 10:00-6:00
    Monday+Saturday 10:00-4:00
    Closed Sunday
    573-984-9888
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    Queen Anne’s Lace is a boutique that is full of awesomeness!  The latest styles and unique jewelry make this store a must see shop that’s worth the trip!

  • Lewsi Winery

    57 N. Main St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    417-527-5151
    Daily Hours: 1:00-6:00
    Closed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
    LewsiWinery.com
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    Lewsi Winery is a small mom and pop winery operation focused on making quality wine in small batches.  Lewsi recently moved to historic Ste. Genevieve and is located at 57 N. Main Street. When visiting the oldest European Settlement in Missouri stroll down Main St. and drop in at Lewsi Winery. Patty and Ken look forward to welcoming you.

  • Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling

    13326 State Highway F
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-756-9700
    Thursday-Friday: 11:00-7:00
    Closed: Mon-Wed
    CrownValleyBrewery&Distillery.com
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    Crown Valley Brewing and Distilling Company features handcrafted beer, vodka, gin, hard cider, Fizzy Izzy Root Beer,  and Missouri Moonshine (made exclusively at this Crown Country location).  This unique facility has a 73’ rustic wooden bar, a sitting area to enjoy

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    freshly brewed coffee, a Moonshine store, and an outdoor beer garden. Also, hot pub food is available for purchase. The Moonshine Store features collectibles, antiques, small moonshine stills, and much more.

    Alcohol: Wine, beer, vodka, whiskey, moonshine 

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    Wine Trail

    Location: Ste. Genevieve County
    314-616-1098
    573-883-2800
    RouteDuVinWineTrail.com
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    The Route Du Vin is one of several wine trails in Missouri which includes six distinctive wineries from Ste Genevieve to Farmington, Missouri. Each winery offers seating with beautiful scenery to view while savoring the award winning wines grown in this region.
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    Charleville Vineyard, Winery & Microbrewery

    16937 Boyd Road
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-756-4537
    Wed, Thurs: 12:00-6:00
    Friday-Saturday: 11:00-6:00
    Closed: Monday, Tuesday
    CharlevilleVineyard.com
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    Located in the western part of Ste. Genevieve County, owners Jack and Joal Russell pride themselves in offering distinctive handcrafted wines and microbrewed beers in a relaxed atmosphere. Their tasting room and patio features

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    a rustic country setting high above the Saline Creek Valley.A beautifully refurbished 1860s log cabin adjacent to the tasting room serves as a two-room Bed & Breakfast for guests on weekends. Guests may sample cheese and sausage from the tasting room, bring a picnic lunch, take a hike on nearby trails, or just sit by the bonfire on a chilly evening. The staff is eager to share their wine expertise with guests. Small tasting fee. Please click on their website for hours.

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    The Barrens Winery

    2815 MO-51
    Perryville, MO
    573-547-6968
    Wednesday, Thursday: 11:00-7:00
    Friday, Saturday: 11:00-8:00
    Sunday: 11:00-6:00
    Closed: Monday, Tuesday
    TheBarrensWinery.com
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    The Barrens Winery is located northeast of Perryville (just 20 minutes South of Ste. Genevieve) on Missouri HWY 51 North.

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    Secluded behind the trees, there is always a gentle breeze blowing through the porch for you to enjoy a glass of wine, a bite to eat or live entertainment. The Barrens features Chambourcin, Traminette, Vignoles, Embarrass, Barrens Red, Passion, Late Harvest Chambourcin and original Lime, Strawberry, Sangria Winearitas. In addition, the Barrens’ warm, inviting atmosphere is sure to please all! Please click on their website (above) for hours.

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    Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery

    6470 Hwy F
    Farmington, MO 63640
    573-756-6500
    Thursday, Sunday: 11:00-5:00
    Friday: 11:00-6:00
    Saturday: 11:00-7:00
    Closed: Monday-Wednesday
    TwinOaksVineyard&Winery.com
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    This family owned winery sits amid the vineyards providing a perfect spot to relax and enjoy a bottle of their red, white or blended wine, or a glass of cold, premium beer. In the tasting room, with its antique, turn-of-the-century bar, sample wines while you browse through a variety of unique gifts and apparel.

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    An assortment of fresh meats, cheeses, crackers, fruit and chocolates is also available for purchase. A tranquil pond adjacent to the patio is the perfect gathering place for you and friends to enjoy live entertainment from April through October – or get cozy in front of the tasting room’s fireplace during the cool months. The winery’s facilities are available for private parties, corporate events, and weddings. Check their website for listings of upcoming events. Please click on their website (above) for hours.

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    Weingarten Vineyard and Garten Haus Restaurant

    12323 Rottler Lane (off Hwy 32)
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-2505
    Wednesday: 4:30-7:30
    Friday, Saturday: 12:00-9:00
    Sunday: 12:00-4:00
    Closed: Monday,Tuesday, Thursday*
    * Be sure to check their website for special event closures.
    WeingartenVineyard.com
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    Serving: Dinner Wed, Fri, Sat: by reservation.
    Lunch Friday-Sunday: no reservations necessary.

    Cuisine: For lunch, visitors can enjoy a delightful deli menu that features hot sandwiches, appetizers, cheeses and salads. In the evening upscale

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    American cuisine is on the menu: steak, seafood, chicken and a variety of fresh made pastas. Weingarten Vineyard specializes in Missouri wines including Norton, chambourcin, rose, vignoles, white blends and sweet wines. Plus, everyone’s tastes differ, so in addition to Missouri wines they offer a varied collection of red and white wines from all over the world. In addition to the extensive wine selection they offer 12 different craft beers.  The visitor is assured a unique experience, superior customer service, and an extraordinary atmosphere.

    Alcohol: Beer, wine, mixed drinks.

Other Experiences

  • Gaslight Haunted History & Ghost Tours

    9 North Main St
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    314-288-8888

    GaslightGhostTours.com
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    Join us for a fun-filled haunted history tour in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri with tales of ghosts, apparitions and historical oddities. Take a tour and hear the spooky stories that this charming little town keeps locked away. Your costumed tour guide will lead you

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    on a walking tour of the Ste. Genevieve Historic District. Tours are outside and operate rain or shine, so bring an umbrella if needed. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes as this is a walking tour. Reserve online at www.gaslightghosttours.com and choose your date.  Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm beginning in May, departing from the Audubon’s Hotel, Grill and Bar.

  • Summer Music Series

    June 1st thru August 2nd
    The Orris Theater
    265 Merchant Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-3686 SG Chamber
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    If you are looking for that special combination of live music, a jovial atmosphere and small town charm, then you need to know about the Summer Music Series in historic Ste. Genevieve. Featuring a variety of musical styles ranging from soulful rhythm and blues to convincing musical tributes, the Summer Music Series takes place every Friday night in June and July.

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    Now in its tenth season, the Summer Music Series brings regional and national touring acts to perform on stage at the Orris, a former movie theater in the historic district of downtown Ste. Genevieve. Doors open at 6:30 and the performance begins at 8:00.

    June 7: Eagle Nation
    June 14: Sojourn Rocs
    June 21: Chattahoochee, a tribute to Alan Jackson
    June 28: BackStreet Cruisers
    July 5: Kim Massie
    July 12: Big Love, Fleetwood Mac Tribute
    July 19: Shannon Cox and the Black Diamond Band
    July 26: Big Rain
    Aug 2: A Tribute to Jason Aldean

  • ArtWalk

    4th Friday Art Walk (Feb thru Oct)

    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 (Dec)

    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: Second 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.

     

Specialty Shops

  • Harold’s Famous Bee Co

    150 Market Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    800-748-9810
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    Harold’s Famous Bee Co. carries a line of honey for sampling and for purchase.  Different local honeys are also featured weekly.  They also carry several products using ingredients harvested from the honey bee. Their flagship product, Harold’s Famous Bee Cream, is the only

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    patent approved formulation that harnesses the healthy benefits of honey bee venom to effectively soothe joints, muscles, and dry, rough skin. Harold’s unique method of venom extraction causes no harm. Besides honeys and their signature cream, lip balm and facial creams are available.

  • Sassafras Creek Originals

    311 St. Mary’s Road
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-513-2491
    Tuesday-Saturday Hours: 10:00-5:00
    Sunday Hours: 1:00-5:00
    Monday: Open holidays only
    Sassafras Creek Originals
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    Sassafras Creek Originals showcases hand-crafted Colonial/primitive early American Folk Art. Each room is like a step back in time!

  • Purple Finch

    The Purple Finch

    137 N Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-880-7337
    Wednesday-Friday Hours: 10:00-5:00
    Saturday+Sunday Hours: 10:00-3:00
    Closed Monday+Tuesday
    The Purple Finch
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    The Purple Finch is a small shop filled with Home Decor, Jewelry, Handmade Quilts and Handmade Bath Products.

  • Queen Anne’s Lace

    60 S. Third Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Queen Anne’s Lace
    Tuesday-Friday: 10:00-6:00
    Monday+Saturday 10:00-4:00
    Closed Sunday
    573-984-9888
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    Queen Anne’s Lace is a boutique that is full of awesomeness!  The latest styles and unique jewelry make this store a must see shop that’s worth the trip!

  • Belle Ever After Boutique

    1 S Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-7100
    Monday-Friday Hours: 10:00-6:00
    Saturday-Sunday Hours: 10:00-4:00
    BelleEverAfterBoutique
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    What to wear!  Belle Ever After Boutique carries clothing, jewelry, shoes & more for women & girls. Sizes vary from Small to 3X in ladies and various sizes for girls. Come check out the latest fashions.

  • E*Klek*TiX

    130 N Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    jrissoverart@gmail.com
    Wednesday-Saturday: 10:00-4:00
    Sunday Hours: 12:00-3:00
    Closed Monday-Tuesday
    573-330-2620
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    E•Klek•TiX Gallery and Studio features original work by local artist J Rissover and a collection of gift and decorative items from many parts of the world. Always a sure bet to find a unique gift!

  • Rust Artisans’ Shop

    173 North Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-9682
    Monday Hours: 10:00-4:00
    Wed, Thurs, Sunday: 10:00-5:30
    Friday, Saturday Hours: 10:00-7:00
    Closed Tuesday
    Only Child Originals and Rust Artisans
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    Rust Artisans’ Shop is a gallery of unique hand-crafted items by several local artists, such as paper filigree and knitted items. Most importantly, luminaries and lights made of old corrugated tin utilize the surplus of corrugated tin in Missouri.

  • Only Child Originals

    176 N. Main St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-9682
    Monday Hours: 10:00-4:00
    Wed, Thurs, Sunday: 10:00-5:30
    Friday, Saturday Hours: 10:00-7:00
    Closed Tuesday
    Only Child Originals
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    Only Child Originals is a whole store of Hand Made (right here in this building!) goodies for your body, home and garden. The shop primarily sells original jewelry, from everyday earrings to exquisite necklace sets.

  • Eden Farm’s Creations

    199 North Main St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO, 63670
    314-258-6674
    Daily Hours: 10:00-5:00
    Closed Tuesday and Sunday
    Eden Farms Creations
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    Eden Farm’s Creations features bears, rabbits, sheep, dolls and other handmade items.  Seasonal decor will brighten any room, and barn wood birdhouses will enhance the yard.

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