5 Things to Do in St. Louis this Weekend: 1/25 – 1/27

Friday January 25, 2013

Happy Friday, St. Louis! If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you can’t go wrong with these five St. Louis events:

St. Louis Auto Show, Friday: 12 p.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at America’s Center
Whether you’re in the market for a new vehicle or you just want a whiff of that “new car smell,” America’s Center is the place to be this weekend! The Annual St. Louis Auto Show fills America’s Center and the Edward Jones Dome with over 500 new vehicles from 25 different manufactures. As your browse through the large selection of cars don’t miss your opportunity to take a test drive in a brand new Toyota at the Toyota Drive center or some drifting by Vaughn Gittin Jr., as he amazes the audience with his aggressive, foot-to-the-floor, big smoke driving style. Tickets are $10.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children 6-12 and Free for Children under 6 years old.

Clayton Restaurant Week
This weekend try one of the 17 participating restaurants, and find a new favorite eatery, or rediscover a lost favorite during the 2013 Clayton Restaurant Week. The 4th Annual Clayton Restaurant Week allows you to select from a special 3-course dinner menu for only $25 per person, plus tip and tax. It is a great way to enjoy a night out and experience some delicious food for a great price. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Moulin Rouge – The Ballet, January 25 at 8 p.m and January 26 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Touhill Performance Arts Center
A favorite on the movie screen and stage is transformed into a stunning ballet performed by Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the oldest continuously-running ballet company in North America. During this ballet follow the star-crossed romance of the struggling artist Matthew and the ambitious and beautiful cancan dancer Nathalie as they seek love, freedom and fate at the infamous Paris cabaret. Ticket prices are between $35 and $55.

St. Louis Food and Wine Experience, January 25 7-10 p.m. and January 26 & 27 from 12-5 p.m. at The Chase Park Plaza
Make plans to join The Repertory Theater this weekend for fun and flavor as they celebrate The 11th Annual St. Louis Food & Wine Experience! The annual St. Louis Food & Wine Experience gives foodies a chance to enjoy some of the best culinary offerings from local and national chefs, wineries and restaurants. There will be hundreds of selections from dozens of winemakers, plus cooking demonstrations and food from top restaurants. Tickets are $50 for general admission

Soulard Mardi Gras Crystal Cajun Cook-Off, January 26 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. at St. Louis City Hall Rotunda
You will definitely get your fill of Cajun and Creole food at the Crystal Cajun Cook Off this weekend. During this popular Soulard Mardi Gras event ten professional chefs and 10 amateur cooks will compete in respective categories for the title of Best Cajun/Creole dish. You will be able to watch chefs prepare their dishes, and then it’s time to dig in and enjoy the live music. Everyone attending gets (4) food tickets and samples of Bud Light, beer and Southern Comfort hurricanes! Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door

If none of theses events are your thing, check our calendar for a bunch more. Whatever you do this weekend, I hope you have a great time.

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