5 Things to Do in St. Louis this Weekend 7/11 – 7/13

Friday July 11, 2014

Happy Friday, everyone! Here are five things you’ll want to make sure you do in St. Louis this weekend.

slam outdoor film seriesSaint Louis Art Museum’s Outdoor Film Series – Friday, July 11
Come enjoy the outdoors, delicious food, live music and a special movie screening on Art Hill! The St. Louis Art Museum presents its outdoor movie series yet again with Ferris Bueller’s Day Off kicking it off! The movie series is every Friday through August 1.  Festivities begin at 7 p.m. and the movie starts at 9 p.m.

Let Them Eat Art – Friday, July 11
This whimsical fair celebrates Bastille Day and presents a variety of festivities for visitors, including art exhibits, live demonstrations, live music, tasty food and drink specials, hoop dancers, dream interpreters, tarot card readings and more.

The Kinfolks 2nd Annual Soul Food FestivalSean Kenney LEGO Artist – Saturday, July 12
Now here’s an event good for soul: The
Kinfolks 2nd Annual Soulfood Festival, featuring Morris Day & the Time, Kelly Price, Confunkshun, SOS Band, Loose Ends and Mint Condition.

Nature Connects: Art with LEGO® Bricks – Meet the Artist – Saturday, July 12
Love LEGOs? Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks creator Sean Kenney stops by the Missouri Botanical Garden this Saturday.  He will discuss his creative process and what it’s like to have the coolest job in the world. Sean, a self-described “Professional Kid” is a New York-based artist who uses LEGO pieces to design and create sculptures for venues around the globe. Sean will also serve as final judge for the LEGO® Brick Buildtanical Challenge 2 p.m. in the Shoenberg Theater. Selected sculptures from the Challenge will be on display in the Ridgway Visitor Center from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Streets of St. Louis ExhibitMissouri History Museum Streets of St. Louis Exhibit – Friday, July 11 – Sunday, July 13
If you haven’t see the Missouri History Museum’s Streets of St. Louis Exhibit you should make your way over to the Museum before it closes this weekend! The exhibit showcases St. Louis’ streets St. Louis streets from a different angle, which features some of their favorite images from the Museum’s photography and prints collection. In the Streets of St. Louis, visitors will also get an up-close view of some of the details in the photographs that provide interesting perspectives on the city’s past.

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

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