With the summer season now underway, officials at the Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower are preparing for a number of events that they hope will lure in tourists.  One of the more popular events in recent years has been the "Twilight Thursdays" at the tower, and the first one this year is tomorrow from 7-9pm.

Admission is $5 per person, which includes unlimited trips up to the tower's three viewing platforms at 50, 100 and 150 feet.  Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau spokesman Stephanie Tate tells The Big Z visitors are encouraged to bring cameras and binoculars. 

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Admission is $5.  The tower will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and from noon until 5 p.m. on Sundays.  For more information you can call 251-9101 or visit the tower's website: www.confluencetower.com

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