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St. Louis 2nd Annual CBG Festival June 7 2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by AlexiaLaubscher Sep 9, 2014. 21 Replies

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St. Louis MO. CBG Club/Workshop

Started this discussion. Last reply by smilingdog1 Jun 23. 623 Replies

We are organizing a CBG workshop held one Saturday a month at the 61 roadhouse & kitchen in Webster Groves MO. (St. Louis Area).  This is also the home to the St. Louis CBG festival each…Continue

St. Louis Cigar Box Guitar Festival!

Started this discussion. Last reply by smilingdog1 Jun 26, 2013. 145 Replies

Is there such an event? If not, why not!A few of us here on the nation have made contact and are talking about a local gathering. An event to show our boxes, talk about them on every level and all…Continue

 

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smilingdog1 commented on smilingdog1's blog post October Club Outing Lunch&Antiques
"We meet Qct. 6th 10:am Saturday @ Treasure Aisles Antique Mall 2317 S. Big Bend Blvd Maplewood MO. 63143"
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smilingdog1 replied to Kirk's discussion New to organizing, give me every bit of advice, details, do's and do nots, please!
"Both ChickenboneJohn and the anonymous pick  have good advice. Before I start any project, I outline my goals. I research thoroughly and step back several times to evaluate the information. My festival began with a mission statement and it has…"
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smilingdog1 commented on smilingdog1's blog post October Club Outing Lunch&Antiques
"OK, Date will remain the same but the location will most likely be revised. I'm looking over into St. Louis area for affordable shopping pleasures."
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smilingdog1 commented on smilingdog1's blog post October Club Outing Lunch&Antiques
"Date has been confirmed,October 6, 2018 on a Saturday in the city of Alton IL. Next I will be contacting and scouting the area to ensure we have a great experience. I'm looking for a meeting place and also a great food establishment we can sit…"
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smilingdog1 commented on smilingdog1's blog post October Club Outing Lunch&Antiques
"Yep, we've been saving all the vendor money each year from the festival and are looking for creative ways to spend it on the club. Last thing we bought were club T-shirts now on sell for $15. Every Christmas we have a variety of gift exchanges.…"
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the anonymous pick commented on smilingdog1's blog post October Club Outing Lunch&Antiques
"ok .. i'm moving closer to you guys .  its official.  ;-) very cool arrangements . "
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October Club Outing Lunch&Antiques

We are planning an off site club outing sometime in October. The club will provide food&drink at local establishment and the group will leisurely wander around a dozen huge antique shops in the town of Alton IL. One of the few places on earth we can still respectfully haggle. Here's a few store fronts.…See More
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"On the right is Russ next to him his friend Don, and on the left is first timer Billy, showed up and went home with a new guitar. Congrats all!!"
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October Club Outing Lunch&Antiques

Posted on July 29, 2018 at 10:00am 8 Comments

We are planning an off site club outing sometime in October. The club will provide food&drink at local establishment and the group will leisurely wander around a dozen huge antique shops in the town of Alton IL. One of the few places on earth we can still respectfully haggle. Here's a few store fronts.…

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Raffle for Christmas dinners.

Posted on November 18, 2017 at 4:59pm 14 Comments

Club is getting a head start on fundraising dinners for families in need. Most of us have been there but too proud to ask. We don't wait for folks to ask, we raffle guitars and give away food shopping gift cards.

Jason Weaver donated a beautiful 6string traveler we're drawing on in December. So here is a great idea you can use for your community in your area to give just in time to warm the hearts of many.

St. Louis Cigar Box Guitar Club @ Hwy61roadhouse.

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St. Louis CBG Club T-Shirt Logo

Posted on October 22, 2017 at 2:46am 5 Comments

We held a drawing contest for the clubs logo for 2017-2018 and there were 12 entry's out of which Anonymous pick's entry won. Pretty cool having someone that far away join us down here in the Gateway. I am not ashamed to say I celebrated with an order of smoke rib tips coated in a Cajun glaze over fried rice. …

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River Front Times review CBG Festival St. Louis MO.

Posted on June 1, 2017 at 11:50am 0 Comments

2017 5th Annual CBG Fest St. Louis MO.

Cigar Box Guitar Festival Brings DIY Instruments to St. Louis This Weekend

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At 8:14am on December 31, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Dog ! have agreat 2018 and ill bee reading & hearing You !! greeeeettssszz A.D.

At 10:07am on March 14, 2016, Nhirvana said…
Thanks for the nice comment!
At 5:48pm on February 21, 2016, Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear said…

Big thanks to you for your kind friend request. Pleased to accept, and with a big ol' grin too!

At 7:53pm on December 22, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks verry much ! for your likes Smilingdog ! appriciated, glad you are on there to! it turned out to bee a real nice mix and blend of sounds & styles , steve did a good job !

At 10:23pm on October 19, 2015, music2me said…
Hey sure had a good time on Saturday so do you have a link for the parts we talked about
At 1:41pm on September 17, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

"Pick" and "Uncle Lou" have suggested that I get ideas form you about getting a group started and please ignore the photo I accidently posted when trying to get rid of the red star beside my name on "my page." Thanks,   Preston 

At 12:52pm on July 11, 2015, Jim Junksville Sharkey said…

Thanks for the friend request smilingdog

At 6:50pm on May 31, 2015, David (3 string Davy) Pietrzak said…

Raise you two arms and a torso. ... A bottle neck slide.

At 6:46pm on May 31, 2015, David (3 string Davy) Pietrzak said…

I would lend a hand.

At 3:01pm on May 10, 2015, Hard luck chuck said…
Hey smiling dog - thanks for the invite!
 
 
 

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