5 Christmas Towns that Embrace the Magic

Here are five in Missouri where you can stroll downtown and embrace the magic of Christmas while shopping in unique venues for those just-right gifts.


Holiday Spirit. That’s My M-O.

Winter Festivals and Events in Missouri Bring Holiday Cheer. Hello, Mo here, inviting you to join communities across Missouri as they welcome the holidays.


Dress Up the Pooch and Go to the Paw Parade

Dress up your favorite four-footed best friend and go to the Paw Parade tomorrow on Saturday. There will be prizes for the best costume and an animal-lover fair after the parade. Watch for free.


One Night of Queen Tickets go on Sale Sunday

Queen rockers will want to snag tickets for the performance of One Night of Queen on March 31 or April 1, 2023, at River City Casino & Hotel at St. Charles.


Illustration of raft and canoes on the Missouri River, circa 1800s.

January 21, 1826

This date in Missouri history: This was the last day to meet in the first capital building in St. Charles. All records were taken to Jefferson City by canoe.


Downtown St. Charles, Missouri

November 7, 1791

This date in Missouri history. A new church in Les Petites Cotes (Village of the Little Hills) was named San Carlos Borremeo on this day. The village around the church changed its name on this day also. It was named for the church and called San Carlos de Misury. In 1803 it was changed to St. Charles.


Getting MO Peace

It’s been a wild eighteen months. Many shifted work and home lives around during the pandemic in an effort to keep others safe. Now as more people are vaccinated, and as case numbers decline and establishments continue to open up, we should all feel relieved, right? Not exactly, says Dr. Arpit Aggarwal of MU Health Care.


July 11, 1739

Birthday of Louis Blanchette who founded St. Charles in 1769.


June 27, 1825

George Sibley and his party departed from St. Charles on this day to survey what would become the Santa Fe Trail.