The Festival of the Little Hills is an annual three-day event that features over 300 arts and craft booths, more than 40 food vendors, live entertainment (both musical and non-musical) and a Kids Corner.
Featured crafters will demonstrate their skills and sell their wares, so come prepared to shop for Ceramics & Pottery, Jewelry, Candles & Soaps, Florals and Wreaths, Folk Art, specialty foods and more.
The festival will take place Friday, August 19 through Sunday, August 21 in the heart of Historic St. Charles, both on Main Street and in Frontier Park along the banks of the Missouri River. A free shuttle is available from several parking locations.
More information: festivalofthelittlehills.com
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