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The Mississippi Earthtones Festival is a celebration of the great rivers through art, music, and conservation which is brought to you by Alton Main Street, the Sierra Club, and Jacoby Arts Center. Family-friendly activities take place from Noon until

At this free & family-friendly event, 70+ booths will be featured with education, interactive art experiences and performances, as well as great local food & beverages. The goal is to bring locals and tourists alike to Downtown Alton to celebrate life on the Mississippi River and learn about ways that we can all be good stewards of our environment. Mississippi Earthtones festival is held annually on the 3rd Saturday in September, as part of the State of Illinois’ “It’s Our River Day” initiative to celebrate Illinois watersheds through education, recreation and conservation. Parking will be available in the Farmers' & Artisan's Market parking lot, located at 501 Landmarks Blvd.

Live Music Schedule:  Jake's Leg - Grateful Dead Tribute (7-10pm), Loftys Comet - Alternative Indie Jazz (3-6pm), Mattie Schell & Friends - Americana (Noon-2pm), Jason "Gordo" Gordon - 1-Man, 10-Piece Band (2-3pm & 6-7pm)

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Sep 16, 2023
12:00pm - 10:00pm


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