May
7
6:00 PM18:00

May Spirit Night - Three Kings Public House

Established in 2011, Three Kings Public House offers upscale global pub food with an emphasis on fresh ingredients, grown by local farmers in Missouri and Illinois. Produce is sourced from nearby farms which assures you of the freshest produce picked at the peak of the season. What’s more, their fish is fresh caught-never frozen, and they serve all natural, non-GMO beef and chicken. Whether you are vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, or just plain gluttonous, their outstanding menu will surely delight you. Kings also offers more than 30 beers on tap, a one-of-a-kind beer bottle list, and an extensive cocktail and wine selection. They have won numerous local awards for their popular appetizers, burgers, and craft beers, as well as national recognition for our unique breaded chicken wings.

Hosted by Jim Gormley

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Apr
2
6:00 PM18:00

April Spirit Night - Schlafly Bottleworks

The always-hopping Schlafly Bottleworks is the brand's flagship, and the massive Maplewood location is a venue, restaurant, bar, bottling plant, retailer and mini-museum paying homage to St. Louis' storied brewing history. The well-staffed restaurant serves up thoughtful New American cuisine, and yes, all the beer you care to drink. Freshness is king at Bottleworks, from the beer brewed on the premises to the homegrown, organic menu.

Text from Riverfront Times

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August Spirit Night - Wildwood Pub and Grill
Aug
7
6:00 PM18:00

August Spirit Night - Wildwood Pub and Grill

The Wildwood Pub, a local favorite since 2008, is a great watering hole for any crowd, featuring the newest trends in beers, liquors and mixed drinks. Choose from a varied menu of appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, pastas, pizzas, entrees, kids’ meals and desserts.

Our guest speaker will be John Hartman who will give us a presentation on the Bobby Darrin car currently on display at the Museum of Transportation.

Hosted by Alan Franz and John Lowell.

 

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June Spirit Night - Granite City Food & Brewery
Jun
5
6:30 PM18:30

June Spirit Night - Granite City Food & Brewery

Granite City Food & Brewery is a polished casual restaurant with an on-site brewery. The on-site brewery, with award-winning hand crafted micro-brews, is visible from the main dining and bar areas. The restaurant also showcases an open kitchen featuring chef developed, handcrafted made-from-scratch cuisine, including innovative signature entrees, flatbreads and more. 

Granite City Food & Brewery’s signature brews, which are made on-site, include The Duke (Pale Ale), The Bennie (Bock), The Batch 1000 (Double IPA), The Northern (American Style Light Lager) and The Stout. Seasonal brews are featured throughout the year.

Hosted by Tom Roberson

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Chrysler Turbine Car Showing
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Chrysler Turbine Car Showing

  • The National Museum of Transportation (map)
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Noted Chrysler Turbine Car expert, Mike Eberhardt, who was our guest speaker at the 2017 SSR Annual Meeting last November, will be firing up the museum’s Chrysler Turbine Car at 11:00 AM at The Earl C. Lindburg Automobile Center.  This car is one of 55 produced by Chrysler in 1963, and is the only operational Turbine Car on public display.

Also, the annual Pumpers and Pistons Show is scheduled for Saturday as well and will feature a variety of fire engines and trucks on display from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Come on out and make a day of it at the MOT!

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May Spirit Night - Big Chief Roadhouse
May
1
6:30 PM18:30

May Spirit Night - Big Chief Roadhouse

Big chief roadhouse has a celebrated history dating back to 1929. Located near Pond, Missouri, Big Chief Roadhouse was originally built by William Clay Pierce, of the Pierce-Pennant Oil Company, as part of the Big Chief Highway Hotel to serve transcontinental travelers on the now famed Route 66. According to local historians and tourist guides from the period, Big Chief was one of the largest tourist cottage courts in Missouri.

Big chief differed from average cottage courts of the time in that it offered relatively elaborate and elegant dining. The uniqueness is rumored to have attracted star baseball legend, Babe Ruth, as well as infamous gangster, Al Capone. 

Over the years, Big Chief has gone through many transformations. After Route 66 was diverted to follow the path of what is now Interstate 44, Big Chief lost most of its visitors and eventually closed. Since then, Big Chief was revived as a re-sale shop, landscaping company, and once again a restaurant. 

Re-opening as a restaurant in the mid 1990's, Big Chief has for the past 20 years or so, remained a dining destination. The cabins are gone, but it is one of the last remaining full-service restaurants on the famed roadway.

Today, the restaurant boasts a diverse menu with dishes ranging from classic comforts like the country fried steak and chicken pot pie, to modern takes on classics like the toasted lasagna and smoked pork chop. 

We welcome you to come in and enjoy a homemade meal and take in a little part of Missouri's storied history. 

Sponsored by Larry Hassel

(excerpts from the Big Chief Roadhouse website)

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2018 National CCCA Annual Meeting
Apr
11
to Apr 15

2018 National CCCA Annual Meeting

  • Hilton Branson Convention Center (map)
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You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Classic Car Club of America, April 11-14, 2018 in Branson, Missouri. Club business meetings, car collections, scenic tours and live entertainment will take place during the four-day event, all against a backdrop of CCCA camaraderie.

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March Spirit Night - Circa STL
Mar
6
6:30 PM18:30

March Spirit Night - Circa STL

It all started with a young teen's small collection and a passion for St. Louis history.  Years later, a restaurant was born of that collection, and a desire to share the remarkable past of a village once called Frenchtown.  We are a totally St. Louis themed Restaurant & Tavern; both the decor and menu feature St. Louis memorabilia and food favorites!

Spirit Nights are a great opportunity to join fellow Club members in a spirit of fellowship and camaraderie in a relaxed atmosphere over a nice dinner. 

This is the first Spirit Night of 2018.  Don't miss out!  

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