Rods Return for Third SM Show

Rat rods return to St. Maries this weekend. The third annual Rattitude Rod Rumble is Saturday, June 21, but the fun starts Friday evening (June 20) with a cruise through town, beginning at 6 p.m. A drive-in movie, Smokey and the Bandit, will be shown at dark.   Rat rods will line up at the Federal Building for the cruise at 5:30 p.m. The cars will travel down 6th Street and then along Main Avenue so the public can catch […]

Gettin’ Ready to Rumble

Of all the activities we squeeze into our summers, the Rattitude Rod Rumble easily maxes out on the cool factor. And just like with all of our other summer events, planning is well underway for the third annual Rumble. The Rattitude Rod Rumble is a two-day car event that boasts a collection of activities that include small-town staples such as a cruise and drive-in movie — but the highlight of the weekend is easily the cars themselves. Made using mostly […]

Another near perfect summer weekend on tap

What have you got on tap this weekend? How about spending it in St. Maries? This weekend, you may want to visit the St. Joe Valley Show-n-Shine in City Park, the Summer Sucks snowmobile grass drags out in Meadhowhurst or perhaps the Fly-in at the St. Maries Municipal Airport. But no matter what your interest it would be hard to find a place with nicer people or more beautiful scenery. Take advantage of our beautiful St. Joe River to cool […]

You won’t want to miss this!

Are you ready for some fun? St. Maries area is packed with activities Saturday and Sunday with the fourth annual Summer Sucks Grass Drags and the 25th Annual St. Joe Valley Car Club Show-n-Shine Saturday. For 25 years the club’s volunteers have put together an event that makes St. Maries shine as classic cars fill City Park. The club grills a pretty terrific burger topped with their famous their grilled mushrooms and onions. The weather is going to be hot […]

Spend Saturday night at the movies, American style

It’s been several years, decades even, since St. Maries area residents could spend a Saturday night at the movies without making the hour-long drive to Coeur d’Alene. This Saturday night brings the drive-in movie classic, “American Graffiti,” to the city park in St. Maries. That’s right, St. Maries will have its own drive-in movie night June 22. The movie is free and open to the public to drive in or walk in. Lawn chairs are recommended as it will be […]

Visit St. Maries this summer.

Whether you plan a quiet weekend in the St. Joe Valley, enjoying the great outdoors of the area, or you come to town for one of the busy, fun-filled summer weekends, start planning now to visit St. Maries. The first of the events is the second annual Rattitude Rod Rumble June 22 along the St. Joe River at Aqua Park. In addition to the car show, featuring low-budget jalopies, organizers plan a cruise and drive-in theater. The car show opens […]

It’s the people that make St. Maries great!

As we’ve said before, one of the many things that makes St. Maries a great place to live is the great people who live here. Whether it’s the Rotary Club’s new playground at City Park, the Heyburn PTO’s Annual Harvest Festival or the Elks Community Christmas Basket, the people of the St. Maries community are quick to come together to make it happen. Another great example was the Paul Bunyan Days celebration. Dozens of people worked throughout the year to […]

The big weekend is finally here!

ST. MARIES HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE THIS WEEKEND … … AND WE HAVE THE SCHEDULE TO PROVE IT: ST. JOE VALLEY SHOW-N-SHINE – Upper City Park FRIDAY, JULY 20 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Registration for open cruise in the IGA Parking Lot 6:30 p.m. Cruise from IGA Parking Lot to 14th Street and back through town. Cars will be announced at Les Schwab. SATURDAY, JULY 21 8 a.m. to Noon Show-N-Shine Registration in the City Park 8 a.m. to 3 […]

The weekends coming . . .

And as I’ve said before, there is a whole lot of happenings in St. Maries this weekend. The weekend events start Friday night with the  St. Joe Valley Car Club’s old fashion cruise through Main at 6PM and runs through Sunday at 5PM when the smART Festival at Cherry Bend closes another year. Between the events sponsored by the St. Joe Valley Car Club, the St. Maries Council for the Arts, the St. Joe Snow Riders and the St. Maries […]

Oh What Fun!!

No doubt this is the weekend to visit St. Maries! Dozens of area volunteers have come together to make the third weekend of July one of the best, and busiest, weekends in St. Maries. The St. Maries Rotary Club’s Second Annual Mid-Summer Family Fun Day is Saturday in the lower portion of City Park, near the Cormana Building. There is something for everyone! Those entering the BBQ Cook Off should be ready to start cooking at 9 a.m. There will […]