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Thursday, November 16, 2017

St. Charles County Holiday Events 2017

St. Charles County Missouri Holiday Events 2017

It’s the holiday season in St. Charles County, Missouri! There are so many festive events in and around St. Charles County that The Boehmer Team has put together a handy list for you in order of event start date. If we are missing any St. Charles County Christmas events, reach out to us and we'll get them added to this list.

10th Annual Treasure Chest Holiday Expo at the St. Charles Convention Center November 17, 18 and 19 
Looking for unique, often one-of-a-kind products, and fun party atmosphere? Check out the Treasure Chest Holiday Expo. They are continuing the great tradition of the Holiday Expo at the St. Charles Convention Center the week before Thanksgiving.  They'll have over 150 booths filled with one-of-a-kind arts, crafts, gourmet goodies, home decor, unique gift items, and more. Find just the right gift for everyone on your list this year. Free admission, free parking, raffles and door prizes through-out the weekend.
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Christmas Traditions Festival in historic St. Charles, Missouri

Christmas Traditions Festival: November 24 – December 24
This month-long festival celebrates the best traditions of the holiday season from the past in present day downtown St. Charles, Missouri. Enjoy harmonious carolers, unique historic characters and an abundance of shopping and dining opportunities. Walk along the decorated, brick-lined streets where you'll find something special for everyone.
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O'Fallon Celebration of Lights: November 24 - December 30
Visit Fort Zumwalt Park for the annual Celebration of Lights holiday light display where local organizations, churches and businesses design and fund amazing individual lighted scenes. There are no reservations needed to drive through the exhibit. Check their website for admission fees (and the Tuesday night special rate).
Ofallon Celebration of Lights

Foundry Art Centre Holiday Events: November 26 - December 17
One of the St. Charles Christmas Traditions events includes Sundays with Santa at the Foundry Arts Centre. From 9-11am you can enter a winter wonderland of creativity, meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and Jack Frost and see Santa Claus! Make special holiday crafts to take home while listening to carols. A small continental breakfast is also available. ($15) More info at:
Bring your family & friends to enjoy Elf at the Foundry Art Centre. This FREE film includes a themed art activity. Concessions are available for purchase. More information at

Meadows at Lake St Lous Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Meadows of Lake Saint Louis Mayor Tree Lighting Ceremony: December 1
Green Tree Elementary Choir will start the evening off with holiday songs. Delight in delicious chocolate chip cookies donated by Max & Erma’s. Purchase a cup of coffee, hot chocolate or other coffee/tea specialty drinks from 11 Bravo Coffee Company. Enjoy complimentary horse & carriage rides. And watch as Lake St. Louis Mayor Kathy Schweikert starts the official countdown to kick off the holidays with the lighting of the Lake St. Louis Christmas tree. Oh and Santa will be stopping by for a special visit with the kids. Free event. 6 to 8 p.m.

35th Annual Augusta Candlelight Christmas Walk: December 1 & 8
Experience more than a thousand luminaries lighting the historic town of August, Missouri at the 35th Annual Candlelight Christmas Walk. Catch a ride on a free antique trolley or join in the scavenger hunt. Shop boutiques and galleries for holiday gifts including hand-blown glass, paintings and jewelry. Enjoy food vendors, restaurants, wineries & brewery decked for the season and serving traditional holiday fare.

Christmas Candlelight Tours Daniel Boone Home
Christmas Candlelight Tours: December 1, 2, 8 & 9
Thousands of candles illuminate a world on the edge of the frontier in the historic Daniel Boone Home & Boonefield Village in Defiance, Mo. Step back into the early 1800s to experience Christmas as it was celebrated in the past with stories, music and hot cider. Limited tickets are available. Reservations are highly recommended.

Santa at the Old Town Log Cabin – St. Peters: December 2
Tell your kids to rehears their wish list to tell Santa for FREE at the Old Town Log Cabin in Old Town St. Peters. Hot chocolate, tasty treats and more holiday fun for the whole family. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture some great memories with St. Nick! Outdoor event so dress appropriately.

Santas North Pole Dash St Charles Missouris

Santa's North Pole Dash and Children's Snowman Shuffle: December 2
Watch or join 3000 Santas in this fun fundraiser for the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce. Now in its seventh year and gaining popularity. Come join the fun in historic downtown St. Charles. Children's dash as well as 5k and 1 mile walk also can be enjoyed.
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Lindenwood Holiday Events: December 3 - 9
The Lindenwood band, orchestra and choirs present an evening of holiday inspired music. The event will take place at the Lindenwood University Cultural Center. Be sure to get your tickets ($5) to reserve your spot.  More info at:
A Christmas Carol will be showing at the Lindenwood Theater on December 7, 8 and 9. Viewing this performance is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit!
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The Gateway Ringers Holiday Concert: December 8
The Gateway Ringers are members of the Handbell Musicians of America. See their fantastic holiday concert at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 8945 Veterans Memorial Parkway in O'Fallon, Missouri on December 8th at 7:30pm.
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Winter Wonderland on Ice Show in St Peters Mo
Winter Wonderland on Ice Show: December 8 & 9
Celebrate the holidays as the Rec-Plex North ice rink comes to life and turns into an enchanted Winter Wonderland on Ice. The best Rec-Plex solo skaters and synchronized skating teams will dazzle audiences with the beauty and skill of their original programs. Beloved holiday characters join in the festivities to make this a delightful event for the whole family.

St Charles Municipal Band Holiday Concert: December 19
The Concert Band will be playing at Scheidegger Center. They will open the program at 7 PM with classic and contemporary holiday music. A visit from Santa Claus eis xpected.

So there you have it! Get out there and be merry this season. Every day is a gift to make the most of. Join our wonderful communities in St. Charles County and make memories to last a lifetime. And if you're looking for a home in St. Charles County this holiday season, put The Boehmer Team to work for you. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The Boehmer Team!

Friday, November 10, 2017

St. Charles County Holiday Home Help

The Boehmer Team knows that homeowners in St. Charles County, Missouri like their homes clean, lighted and decorated over the holidays. But these things can be hard to accomplish with busy professional and family lives. So we’ve put together a helpful list of local companies that service the St. Charles County area to assist with your holiday cleaning, lighting and decorating.

*Companies are listed in alphabetical order. Click a company name to link to company information.

St. Charles County Holiday Lighting Companies

Holiday Traditions is a full service holiday lighting provider that services St. Charles County and St. Louis County, Missouri. They perform consultations, installation, maintenance, take down and storage.  Check out their website to view past work and recommendations.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives provides exterior lighting installations to make your home look lovely year round or for special occasions. While Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is a nationally known brand, there is a great local franchise based out of Lake St. Louis that serves the greater St. Charles County area.

Independently owned by Nick D'Amato, STL Holiday lighting only hires professional installers who share Nick's passion for Christmas lights and his commitment to excellence. All installers are professionals who are bonded and insured.  Also, Nick offers folks a preview of his company’s abilities by giving directions and access to his personal outstanding home lighting display.

For homeowners that want a professional, hassle-free experience, you can enjoy brilliant results that give a home that special something for the holidays. St. Louis Christmas Décor will evaluate and map a property, listen to a homeowner’s desires, and create holiday lighting and decorating plans that accentuate the unique features of a home and its landscaping.

The Window Brite team comes highly recommended from The Boehmer Team. Check them out for your home exterior cleaning needs. They offer window cleaning, power washing, gutter cleaning, driveway sealing and during the holiday season they are well known for quality installations of exterior holiday lighting at reasonable prices.

St. Charles County Holiday Interior Decorating

For over twelve years, Becky Robbins has been creating well-designed spaces that her clients love. Visit her page to see some samples of her eclectic and high-end home décor looks or to contact her for home holiday decorating assistance.

Our go-to home staging company also offers home holiday decorating help. You’ll love how they can incorporate a style that fits perfectly with your home’s architecture and current décor.

Get matching trees and wreaths to decorate inside your home or business from St. Louis Christmas Décor. Check out their page to choose a style to match your home’s existing décor.

Interior home décor enthusiast Sarah Edinger specializes in decorating with vintage and retro styles. She can help you create a nostalgic and beautiful home for the holidays. Check out her page for samples of her amazing upcycled style.

With 50 years of experience, family-owned Zengel Flowers and Gifts has helped decorate for almost every occasion. Is your home in need of the perfect holiday bouquet, basket, mini-tree or table centerpiece? Check out the many options offered at Zengel’s website.

St. Charles County Home Cleaning Services

If you are looking for a “green” home cleaning service, check out Better Life Maids. Matt and Angela Ricketts founded the service after discovering ingredients they didn’t like in popular cleaning products. Their mission was to create a quality cleaning service that lived up to their green standards.

Attention to detail is the pride of the award winning Lory’s Cleaning Service. Lauded for speedy, quality service, Lory’s Cleaning Service even offers first-time customer discounts. Need someone to help you clean your home and work with your busy schedule? This is a company worth checking out.

Marvelous Maids’ mission is to provide excellent residential cleaning as outlined in their housecleaning checklist on every visit in every home by a friendly, trustworthy and customer-oriented team. Their goal is to make your house a joy to come home to each and every time. They service St. Charles, St. Peters, O’Fallon, Dardenne Prairie, Lake St. Louis and Wentzville areas.

Sparkling Clean Maid Service is a family owned company with over 10 years experience in the cleaning industry. Bonded and insured for your peace of mind, they offer a wide range of cleaning services. They even offer professional and character references upon request. They send two cleaners to each home, provide all of their own supplies and offer competitive pricing.

Wall 2 Wall Cleaning Service offers a ton of home cleaning services. Need a chandelier cleaned? They do that. Need your skylights cleaned? They do that too. Carpet cleaning? Yep. Not only are they convenient, they offer discounts for using multiple types of cleaning services.

While The Boehmer Team has love for the entire St. Louis area, most of our team members currently live in St. Charles County. Also, our office is conveniently located in St. Charles County, Missouri. With so many holiday home help options available to all of the St. Louis metro area we decided that our friends and clients in the St. Charles County area could use some information put together just for them. Stay tuned for our upcoming blog "St. Charles County Holiday Events 2018".