Mother’s Day this year could be a drag

EDWARDSVILLE — Recess Brewing, at 307 N. Main St., Edwardsville, will have its first-ever drag brunch at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8 to celebrate Mother’s Day.

The event will be hosted by Oliver Hugh and will include performances by Roxanne St. Debris, Laura Liedown, Brother Daniel and Marquis Saturn Sanchez.

Tickets are $15 and are available at Recess Brewing.

Here’s what else is happening in the area:

SATURDAY MAY 7

• Alton Little Theater presents The Wild Women of Winedale: 7:30 p.m., Alton Little Theatre, 2450 N. Henry St., Alton.

• Alton Farmers’ and Artisans Market: 8 am to noon, 501 Landmarks Boulevard, Alton. Every Saturday from now until October 15.


• Trinity River Festival: Noon, Cottage Hills VFW 7678, 121 S. Williams St., Cottage Hills.

• Spring clearance sale: 9am-1pm, Gillespie United Methodist Church, 900 W. Broadway, Gillespie.

• The Battle of Kimbro Memorial Game: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Bing Field Airsoft and Paintball Park, Bing Field Drive, Alton.

• Kentucky Derby Party: 11 a.m., Mac’s Downtown, 315 Belle St., Alton.

• Matt Zeiss and Co.: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Borderline: 7:30-11:30 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Mississippi Valley Garden Club Plant Sale: 8 am to noon, Alton Wood River Sportsman’s Club, 3109 Godfrey Road, Godfrey.

• Lazy Lester: 8pm-midnight, Clifton Terrace Inn, 4922 Clifton Terrace Road, Godfrey.

• St. Jude Hero Launch Barbecue: 10 am, Edwardsville Township Community Park, 6368 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville.

• Money Shot: 8 p.m. to midnight, Wiggler’s Bar and Grill, 7243 Saint James Drive, Edwardsville.

• Scott and Mechelle: 6 to 9 p.m., Big Daddy’s Edwardsville, 132 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Edwardsville Derby Day: 3pm-10pm, The Ink House, 117 N. 2nd St., Edwardsville.

• Crystal Lady: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., The Back Bar, 228 CN Main St., Edwardsville.

• An Evening with Roger McGuinn: 8 p.m., The Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Bingo Saturday night: 7 p.m., South Roxana Dad’s Club, 417 Roxana Ave., South Roxana.

• Sit-down meal: 9 p.m., The Pump House Bar and Grill, 1523 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River.

• Cinco de Mayo Boxing Showdown: 6 p.m., The Home Field, 3985 Horseshoe Lake Road, Granite City.

• StoryWalk Grand Opening: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 2599 Parkview Drive, Granite City.

• Nerf Herder Scruffy-Looking: 7-10 p.m., Bindy’s, 3705 Nameoki Road, Granite City.

• Heartbreak Line: 9pm-1am, Patrick’s Bar and Grill, 2900 Nameoki Road, Granite City.

• Left-handed Cowboy: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., The Terrace at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 601 Timber Ridge, Grafton

• Rogers and Nienhaus: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Grafton Winery and Brewhaus, 300 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Jake’s Leg: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., The Loading Dock, 401 Front St., Grafton.

• Vintage Brotherhood: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Hawg Pitt BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Bob Gleason: 3pm-6pm, The Bloody Bucket Saloon, 201 E. Main St., Grafton.

• Karaoke night: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., 3e Chute Bar & Grill, 220 W. Main St., Grafton.

SUNDAY MAY 8

• Alton Little Theater presents The Wild Women of Winedale: 2 p.m., Alton Little Theatre, 2450 N. Henry St., Alton.

• Honor Mother’s Day: 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Mount Olive First Baptist Church, 410 W. 3rd N. St., Mount Olive.

• PB&J: 4-8 p.m., Chez Marilyn, 119 W. 3rd St., Alton.

• Grateful Dead Day: 12-4 p.m., Mississippi Hippie, 301 E. Broadway, Alton.

• Veterans and Workers’ Meeting: 6 to 8 p.m., 103 Mill Street, Kane.

• Crossed the line: 2-6 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Riley and The Groove: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Mother’s Day Drag Brunch: 12:30 p.m., Recess Brewing, 307 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

Mother’s Day Brunch: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Edison’s Entertainment Complex, 2477 S. State Route 157, Edwardsville.

• Car Cruise: 11:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., Chappy’s Edwardsville, 1031 Century Drive, Edwardsville.

• Al-Anon Free Spirits Family of Staunton: 7:00-8:00 p.m., St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 225 S. Laurel Street, Staunton.

• Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise at Hakuna Matata: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Port of Grafton, 215 W. Water St., Grafton.

• One-hour Mississippi and Illinois cruise: 2-3 pm, Port of Grafton, 215 W. Water St., Grafton.

• Graham Pagano: 1 to 5 p.m., The Terrace at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 601 Timber Ridge, Grafton.

• Tragg Band: 2-6 p.m., Grafton Winery Inc., 300 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Wade Trent: 2-5pm, The Bloody Bucket Saloon, 201 E. Main St., Grafton.

• Lanny and Julie: 1 to 4 p.m., Grafton Winery the Vineyards, 21028 Eckert Orchard Road, Grafton.

• Griffin and the Gargoyles: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., The Loading Dock, 401 Front St., Grafton.

• Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., The Hawg Pit BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.

MONDAY, MAY 9

• Alton Committee of the Whole meeting: 6:00 pm, Alton City Hall, 101 E. 3rd St., Alton.

• Alton Community Service League meeting: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1211 Homer Adams Parkway, Alton.

• D-Lux Acoustic Duo: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Wildflower Walk: 9 am, The Nature Institute, 2213 S. Levis Lane, Godfrey.

• Smoke’n Aces Poker League Tournament: 6:30 pm to 10 pm, The Back Bar, 228 CN Main St., Edwardsville.

• Women’s Footsteps Study: 12:30-2:30 p.m., Calvary Cares, 1426 Washington Ave., Alton

• Men’s Step Study: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Calvary Cares, 1426 Washington Ave., Alton

• Line dancing class: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tango Event Center, 212 E. Elm St., Alton.

• Urban Cha Cha Ballroom: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Tango Event Center, 212 E. Elm St. Alton.

• Alton Godfrey Rotary Club Meetings: 6:00 pm, Gentelin’s On Broadway, 122 E. Broadway, Alton.

• Al-Anon meeting: 7:30-8:45 p.m., Bridge Church, E. 12th St., Alton. For more information, call 618-463-2429 or visit SIAFG.org and District-18.org.

• For more information about Al-Anon meetings, call 618-463-2429 or visit SIAFG.org and District-18.org.

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