10 Events Happening in St. Louis this November

Wednesday November 2, 2016

The weather is getting colder, but there’s plenty to see and do in November in St. Louis. Take a look at these events this month.

25th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival | November 3 – 13

For twenty-five glorious years, the Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival has been screening features and shorts from around the world at venues throughout the St. Louis region. Don’t miss this chance to catch one of the festival’s most impressive offerings with more than 450 films including narrative features, documentary features, and hundreds of shorts all set to make this year’s celebration the best yet!

TOYS of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s | November 2 – January 22

Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The names of popular toys from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s capture the craziness, the joy, and the sheer fun of being a kid. Experience the toys and their stories through three imagined living rooms that bring the decades back to life.

11th Annual Cranksgiving Food Drive and Bicycle Ride | November 6

Ready to celebrate Cranksgiving? The annual event features hundreds of bicyclists collecting food for Food Outreach. The bike ride begins at 9:30 a.m., at the City Museum in downtown St. Louis. There are 5, 10 and 25 mile routes. Previous rides have brought in more than 7,000 food

Straight No Chaser: I’ll Have Another…World Tour | November 6

The “I’ll Have Another…World Tour” celebrates the 20th anniversary of the a cappella group and follows Straight No Chaser’s most recent release, 2015’s “The New Old Fashioned.” The renowned group brings their unique touch and inimitable vocal style to a stunning range of contemporary standards spanning The Weeknd’s “Can’t Fell My Face” and Hozier’s “Take Me To Church” to Radiohead’s “Creep” and Bob Dylan’s tender “Make You Feel My Love.”

Hamlet: See What I See | November 12 – 18

Throw away everything you think you know about theatre or Hamlet and enjoy a thrilling journey of self-awakening.  This new production from Rebel and Misfits Productions is an immersive theater experience with the audience taking an active role in the performance.

Whiskey in the Winter | November 12

Whiskey In The Winter is a whiskey festival that will take place at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown St. Louis. This event will feature over 300 whiskies from around the world along with great whiskey cocktails, whiskey-inspired food stations, and educational seminars from whiskey industry experts.

St. Louis Blues – On going

The NHL season got underway just a few weeks ago, and the Blues are off to an impressive 5-2 start.  This month they will be playing against the Chicago BlackHawks, Nashville Predators, Dallas Stars and more! Check out their home schedule to see a game this month at the Scottrade Center.

FUN HOME at the Fabulous Fox Theatre | November 15 – 27

St. Louis audiences get the chance to experience the musical FUN HOME at the Fox Theatre this month. The hit show won five Tony Awards in 2015 including the award for Best Musical.  Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, FUN HOME introduces us to Alison at three different ages as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood.  A refreshingly honest musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes, “FUN HOME is extraordinary, a rare beauty that pumps fresh air into Broadway,”

Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights | November 19

The always anticipated Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights in Aloe Plaza across the street from historic Saint Louis Union Station, helps ring in the holiday season with musical entertainment, children activities, vendors, and fireworks that follow the annual lighting of the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights on November 19 beginning at 3:30pm.

Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade | November 24

The Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade takes to the streets of downtown on November 24 at 8:45 am with over 130 parade units, including musical floats, displays, giant helium balloon figures, local marching bands and an appearance by Santa Claus to wish everyone at Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas. Prior to the parade, runners of all ages will be hitting the streets for the annual Hungry Turkey 5K.

For a full list of events happening this September in St. Louis, check out our calendar of events. Also, be sure to share your photos of your St. Louis adventure using the hashtag #ExploreStLouis.

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