Don’t forget that it’s First Friday where you’ll find the museums and galleries in Grand Center Arts District are free and open until 9pm. Discover the remarkable array of visual arts in St. Louis’s premier neighborhood for arts and culture while enjoying cocktails, conversation, and entertainment.
On Saturday, if you are vegan, interested in learning about becoming one, or just in the mood for some tasty food along with other health-sustaining products, head over to Ferguson for the Taste of Vegan Festival
. You’ll also find a kid’s corner, a variety of performances, food demonstrations, yoga, and more! This free event will take place at the Ferguson Community Center. I promise it won’t be cheesy 🙂
Art is the star in Webster Groves this weekend as the nationally ranked Webster Arts Fair will be upon us! This prestigious fair features 105 artists from all over the country along with great entertainment, food, and hands-on art activities for all ages. You’ll find me there on Sunday!
Also on Saturday, you can check out the City of Clayton’s Music & Wine Festival where you’ll enjoy an elegant evening featuring music and wine on Carondelet Plaza in Downtown Clayton! It promises to be a great time with a variety of restaurants and wineries participating in this annual event. The Usual Suspects kick off the event at 5pm, followed by Midnight Piano Band and then closing it out will be the incomparable Kim Massie!
Head over to the streets of the Central West End for the 4th Annual CWE Cocktail Party! The CWE is home to what many have claimed as the first cocktail party on record — and each year, they pay tribute to this very important anniversary and celebrate the neighborhood history in style!
enjoy live entertainment, a spirited cocktail competition and, of course, delicious food and drinks available from more than a dozen CWE bars and restaurants, including:
Later on Saturday night, we’ll walk in through the out door at The Ready Roomin The Grove as we embark on an amazing journey with James Biko who presents: That Purple Stuff: A Prince Tribute Party
. The night kicks off with the early 80s DJ set featuring R&B, New Wave, Pop, Rock, and Post-Disco from various artists highlighting the era Prince ascended from, followed by Princeproduced and affiliated music and then, an onslaught of music by Princehimself! It will be a great time for us to fall in love, get married have a baby, we’ll call him Nate, if it’s a boy..time
The exhibition Rachel Whiteread at the Saint Louis Art Museum will be on view for the last day on Sunday the 9th. The British sculptor interprets everyday household items with stunning originality in a variety of mediums, including concrete and resin.
Also on Sunday, Oliva On The Hill is providing an opportunity for you to drink pink again as they host their annual Rosé All Sunday event where you’ll enjoy an afternoon of live music, amazing food, a unique variety of wineries and a whole lot of pink.
On Thursday, get ready for some music in a town of shopping, walking and great food at the Downtown Kirkwood Summer Concert Series! Bring your folding chairs or blanket for some good music and a great time!
On Saturday, join me at the 3rd Annual MidSummer Bites Dream Festivalwhere we’ll find the area’s best restaurants and food producers. Browse over 100 booths of the best local food and artisan wares, plus sample “bites” from some of St Louis’ great restaurants. Welcome summer with excellent food, local beer, and live music at the Tower Grove Farmers Market!
You might find me and the babies at Ballpark Village on Saturday for the St. Louis Taco Festival! We’ll enjoy an action-packed day filled with a variety of tacos, specialty margaritas, delicious indulgences, live entertainment including music, wrestling, chihuahua races, and taco themed activities! This will be a good time!
There’ll be dancing in the street! This family-friendly event is free to the public.
Also tonight, The Corner Street Food has got you covered Downtown for the ultimate 90’s/00’s R&B, Neo Soul & Hip Hop combination of music, cocktails, & food you know you love.
Come celebrate Brazil’s diverse culture at Festa Junina of Brazilwhich will bring a traditional party in Brazil to St. Louis! This true cultural immersion is at the Kirkwood Community Center. You’ll find authentic Brazilian Food and drink (Caipirinha) – folk music – square dance – carnival games for kids and Silent Auction!
On the 18th, Equitably Redeveloping Your Community: Workshop Series will be hosted by The St. Louis Promise Zone has partnered with Urban Land Institute, Heartland St. Louis Black Chamber of Commerce and Midwest Bank Centre to bring Promise Zone residents a series of workshops covering the basics of equitable community development.
Through June 21st the David Bruno Gallery hosts a collaborative exhibition with Yvette Drury Dubinsky and Vicky Tamayko, as well an exhibitions by Taylor Yokom and Thomas Fleet. This is beautiful art to be appreciated.
On Friday, you can head over to South County and take the kids to Suson Parkfor Farm Fridays! For ten bucks, kids can enjoy Hayrides, Fishing, Barn Tours, Pony Rides, Candle Making, Face Painting, Pedal Tractors and Bean Bag Game, and a funtastic playground. Adults are free, stay and bring your lunch!
Follow the caravan of various mobile menus and join family and friends for dinner at Food Truck Fest! On Friday, you’ll find it along with me and my crew in Ladue at Tilles Park. Oh yes, The Urge frontman Steve Ewing will be blessing the mic for our enjoyment.
Also on Friday, you can embrace the community feel of Old Towne Eureka for a Well Hungarians concert in the street! Bring your friends, neighbors and chairs!
Also on Saturday and Sunday, the Hispanic Festival, Inc. of Greater St. Louis will be presenting Fiesta in Florissant at the Knights of Columbus Park located in Florissant. The two-day celebration will feature non-stop entertainment with live latino bands and folkloric dancers from various countries including Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico.
For all you calligraphers, letter writers, note takers, the St. Louis Pen Show at the Sheraton Westport Plaza Tower is for you on June 21-23. You will be astounded by the array of writing tools, paper accessories, inks, and ideas for crafting your own handwritten masterpiece!
It’s that time again… time to enjoy St. Louis’ renowned, premier outdoor theater, The Muny! On the 25th the show is Kinky Boots, a story about a one-of-a-kind English shoe factory.
On Wednesday the 26th and Thursday the 27th, Acoustik Elements at Cinder House plays Latin rhythms atop the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis at Lumière Place. A perfect place to tap your foot while gazing out the window at the St. Louis cityscape. St. Louis Magazine presents the 4th Annual Be Well Boot Camp for the whole family on Saturday the 29th. Everyone will be motivated to get active and maintain healthy lifestyles… for life… with top-notch instructors, engaging speakers, and more to encourage you to be fit!
One of my favorite events of the year, the Grand Center Theatre Crawl, kicks off on Friday. This two-day pop-up theatre experience located in and aroundGrand Center. Explore new venues while enjoying short performances by over twenty local theatre companies.
On stage through June 30th, Circus Flora: The Caper in Aisle 6 has us wondering what that mysterious something is in aisle six of the grocery store. Get tickets now and find out what surprise is in store under the Big Top.