5 Things to Do in St. Louis this Weekend 10/24 – 10/26

Friday October 24, 2014

Happy Friday! It’s time for a fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. If you are still pulling your plans together, here are a few suggestions to help make this a memorable weekend.

Arch - fisheyeMeet the Builders of the Gateway Arch (Oct. 25) – Have you ever wondered how the Arch came to be and the people who built this iconic American landmark? Then don’t miss your chance to meet the builders of the Gateway Arch on Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. Hear their first-hand accounts of what is was like be a part of history.

Apple Butter Festival (Oct. 25 – 26) – Historic Kimmswick comes to life with the annual Apple Butter Festival as hundreds of vendor booths will fill the city park and line the streets with a variety of crafts and food items. There will be live entertainment and the Kimmswick Historical Society will once again be selling their famous apple butter at the Apple Butter Pavilion.

Louisiana Purchase Exhibit (Opens Oct. 25) – History buffs will enjoy a glimpse into St. Louis history as the Louisiana Purchase: Making St. Louis, Remaking America Exhibit debuts at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. Visitors will learn how the Louisiana Purchase remade St. Louis into an American city—and reshaped and redefined what it meant to be an American.

Homage to Darkness Exhiblues vs blackhawksbit (Oct. 25) – Studio 7 at the Lemp Brewery is getting into the spirit of the season with a new, one-night-only Halloween Art Show. The gallery space will pay homage to some of the most iconic images of darkness, mystery and superstition.

Blues vs. Blackhawks (Oct. 25) – The Scottrade Center will be jumping as St. Louis Blues host the Chicago Blackhawks Saturday night. Don’t miss your chance to catch this classic hockey rivalry.

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of events.  I hope you have a great time.

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