Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Weekend Happenings: October 1-3

The weather is gorgeous and there is a LOT going on this weekend, St. Louis! Just a few of the weekend's happenings...

Nineteenth Annual Best of Missouri Market

The Best of Missouri Market features the area's finest food producers and artisans. This Missouri Botanical Garden signature event draws an annual attendance of 25,000 people over the two-day Market

October 2 : 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
October 3 : 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

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Historic Shaw Art Fair

In the Shaw Neighborhood just east of the Missouri Botanical Gardens, this annual Art and Craft fair highlights the work of 135 artists.

Saturday & Sunday, October 2 and 3, 2010

Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM

Admission is $5
(Children under 14 free with parents)

Tower Grove Avenue and Flora Place

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Taste of St. Louis 2010

The award-winning Taste of St. Louis is a celebration of the best food, art music and culture our great city has to offer. There is something for everyone at the event, as the array of activities and participants continues to grow each year. 300,000 patrons enjoyed Taste last year.

October 1 : 4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
October 2 : 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
October 3 : 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

FREE Admission

Soldier's Memorial
12th and Market

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Art D Tour of St. Louis 2010

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild and ArtDimensions of St. Louis are collaborating once again to bring you the ArtDTour of St. Louis this year. This is an exciting night of art appreciation, featuring bus and shuttle tours that start at the Saint Louis Art Museum and go to Art Museums and Galleries in the St. Louis metro area.

October 1 : 5:30 p.m.
Shuttles depart at 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Saint Louis Art Museum
One Fine Arts Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110

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St. Louis Strassenfest

A few pics from our visit last year. An annual event celebrating the tradition of German Gemutlichkeit (hospitality). In October 2010 you will find a traditional German Festival with a real family friendly feel. You’ll find a wide assortment of delicious Food and Beverages, Traditional German Music on Two separate stages, Carnival Rides, Game Booths, Arts & Crafts Booths, (Artists, Painters, & much more), along with an expanded CHILDREN’S VILLAGE (Playland, Storytellers & Juggler

Friday, Oct. 1st, 2010 4pm - 11pm
Saturday, Oct. 2nd, 2010 10am - 11pm
Sunday, Oct. 3rd, 2010 10am - 6pm

Chesterfield Parkway (between Lydia Hill Dr. & Burkhardt Place)
Behind Chesterfield Mall


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