Tonight, or perhaps tomorrow, you might want to take your kids, my kids, or someone else’s kids to the City Museum to enjoy the spectacle of Circus Harmony! It promises to delight audiences of all ages and it runs all month long!
Also tonight, you’ll want to take a lawn chair and some friends over to Forest Park to watch The Goonies on the big screen. The movie is part of the Art Hill Film Series
, The search is on for buried treasure… and free popcorn with your art museum membership card!
Something else for the kids is Roald Dahl’s “Matilda”, and enchanting story about a little girl and her magical powers. Showing on the The Muny stage August 5th through 11th. On the 6th is Faust Summer Concert Series in Chesterfield with music by Scott Laytham and Karl Holmes, cool-down food for purchase such as Kona Ice, and a Kid’s Zone featuring the Bubble Bus, a rock climbing wall, and much more!
Because of the rains a few weeks ago, they have extended the Whitaker Music Festival for a week! Join me on Wednesday August 7th at the Missouri Botanical Gardens for an evening of great music, drinks, food, & friends asTonina will be closing down the festival for this season.
On Friday, the 9th, you might find me downtown at the Gateway Arch for a fantastic evening. Blues at the Arch is a free concert series that takes place each Friday in the month of August. This week, the incomparable Kim Massiewill bless the stage, along with Kennedy Holmes.
Ah yes! One of the best new festivals in St. Louis returns on the 16th, 17th and 18th! The St. Louis World’s Fare is upon us for the 3rd or 4th year. I can’t remember exactly how long, but I promise that it is always a good time, and you will find me there along with great food from all over St. Louis, several stages of live music, and a host of other art and activities- including a ferris wheel over Forest Park! Even Ewok was there last year.. not sure if he rode the ferris wheel though.
After a year off, The Moonlight Ramble returns for it’s 55th year on Saturday, the 17th! This St. Louis tradition is the world’s original nighttime bike ride. Kicking off at Soldiers’s Memorial in Downtown STL near the full moon and attracting thousands of riders each year. Trailnet is excited to partner on this event which includes a leisurely bike ride through the streets of St. Louis, a Festival area, live entertainment, a commemorative event shirt along with with a post-ride party including snacks and drinks!
My favorite festival of the year is upon us on the 24th and 25th, which is my birthday weekend! I can hardly wait to spend part of weekend in Tower Grove Park. We will enjoy everything that you would expect at our region’s largest multicultural celebration, the Festival of Nations! Me and my babies will try as much of more than 40 food booths as we can. We’ll participate in non-stop dance and music, arts and crafts, and an international bazaar with unique gifts from around the world!