Friday, November 28, 2014

St. Louis Weekend Happenings: November 28 - November 30

Did everyone have a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration?  We enjoyed a lovely evening here at Casa de Nenonen with family.  If you are not a Black Friday shopper (like me), there is a LOT going on in St. Louis this long holiday weekend!  

All of it family-friendly, here are a few of the more notable happenings... enjoy!

Rock N Roll Craft Show Moves To The Luminary
Nov. 28-30

The event, showcasing unique items handcrafted from new and recycled materials by talented artisans, as well as locally and nationally acclaimed bands.  The show is set up department store-style, with 100 vendors divided into different departments such as paper goods, clothing, and housewares, and one centralized checkout. There will be live music and DJs throughout the weekend. A cash bar will be available.

Admission on Friday for “Red Carpet Black Friday,” including complimentary beverages and giveaways, is $10; admission for the other two days is $3. 

Old Courthouse: Holiday Kick Off Performance
November 28 – 29

The National Park Service kicks off the holiday season at the Old Courthouse this weekend!   Guests may enjoy cookies, hot cider and beautiful music under the rotunda festively adorned with authentic Victorian decorations and live performances.

Nov. 28: 12 pm – 1 pm: St. Louis Irish Arts
Nov. 29: 12 pm – 1 pm: St. Louis Confluence Chamber Orchestra 

Gardenland Express: A Passion for Plant
November 26 – January 4
9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily.
$5 with garden admission, free for garden members

The Missouri Botanical Garden Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show charms guests with G-scale trains that chug along 900 feet of track. The trains pass by festive scenes surrounded by holiday poinsettias and other flowers. 
Missouri Botanical Garden- 4344 Shaw

Saint Louis Zoo – US Bank Wild Lights
November 28 – January 3
5:30–8:30 p.m. Fri, Sat, and Sun. 
Free to $7.

Gaze at more than 500,000 lights, enjoy fireside stories, sip hot chocolate, and more at the Saint Louis Zoo. 

Saint Louis Zoo, 

St. Charles Christmas Traditions
November 28 through December 21
6:30–9 p.m. Fri, 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Sat, noon–5 p.m. Sun. 

This year marks the 40th anniversary of St. Charles’ holiday extravaganza, when historic downtown is transformed into a Christmas village, complete with Victorian Carolers, fife and drum corps, photo opportunities with Santa, and more.  

Historic Main Street, 
St. Charles, MO