5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 11/6-11/8

Friday November 6, 2015

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.

The 24th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival: November 6-15
One of the largest film festivals in the Midwest, the St. Louis International Film Festival highlights an array of cinematic achievements across the world.  Check out the schedule here.

Mamma Mia!: November 6-8
Have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.  Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at Mamma Mia!.

St. Louis Modern: November 8 – January 31, 2016
Drawn primarily from the Museum’s collection, The Artist and the Modern Studio highlights more than 30 American and European artists, with a concentration of works produced between 1960 and 1990. The display features a mix of media including prints, drawings, and photographs, as well as paintings and three-dimensional objects.

10th Annual Art at the Shaw Nature Reserve: November 7-8
This two-day art show is located on one of Missouri’s most diverse natural reservations. Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and hot chocolate while perusing the works of more than 20 area artists.

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead): November 7-8
This event is a high-spirited affair celebrating local art, music and dance. Dia de los Muertos is an annual holiday
celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other Hispanic cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of
family and friends to remember those who have died. The family event will showcase over 15 beautiful decorated
altars from various Hispanic countries created by local artists and community organizations: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, and Dominican Republic. Local artists will also be displaying their work.

Carmina Burana starring Nashville Ballet: November 6-8
This spectacular production is a tapestry of live music and riveting dance featuring 120 singers, 60 musicians, full
orchestra and 40 dancers take to the stage together, evolving German composer Carl Orff’s thunderous, dramatic
cantata to magnificent proportions.

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of eventsAlso, be sure to share your St. Louis Adventure on Instagram using the hashtag #ExploreStLouis.  I hope you have a great week

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