Many St. Louis family attractions have re-opened with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Many are hosting virtual and socially distanced events, which you'll find in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (required in St. Louis City and County), practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently.

Alton Audubon Eagle Ice Festival

Saturday, January 4, 2020
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See a live bald eagle up close, participate in cold weather games like ice putt putt golf, ice cube crush and spin the wheel, watch ice sculptors create works of art and more at the free Eagle Ice Festival at the Alton Visitors Center. Then, head across the river to the Audubon Center at Riverlands to see finished ice sculptures, view eagles and Trumpeter Swans with the center's viewing scopes and take a shuttle ride to look for eagles.

Eagle Ice Festival admission and activities are free; shuttle tours are $5 per person. 

January 4, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alton Visitors Center. 

More information: visitalton.com

Photo courtesy of All Around Alton. Photo by marty McKay.

 

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