5 Things to Do this Weekend in St. Louis 4/24 – 4/26

Friday April 24, 2015

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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.

St. Louis Earth Day Festival – April 26
The St. Louis Earth Day festival features eco-friendly business, plus live music, art, food and kids’ activities on The Muny Grounds in Forest Park.

First Robotics Championship – Through April 25
This annual championship pits teams against one another in a rock ‘em sock ‘em competition of homemade robots. Watch kids from all over the world compete with their teams for the top honors in design excellence, competitive play and sportsmanship.

St. Louis Teen Talent Competition – April 24
A record 216 performers will take the stage in the preliminary round of the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.  The event showcases St. Louis’ teens and their talents in the performing arts. Judges for the competition include several professionals from the St. Louis performing arts community, and finalists will have the opportunity to perform for major events in the area throughout the year.

Game 5: St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild – April 25
After Wednesday nights game, Game 5 will for sure be fun to watch.  Catch the Saint Louis Blues vs the Minnesota Wild in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center or at one of St. Louis’ sports bars.

Compagnie Kafig – April 24 & 25
There’s hip-hop and then there’s Compagnie Käfig’s brand of hip-hop, with its global composition, international flavor and fusion of styles. With dancers set in motion to the rhythmic beats of samba, bossa nova and electronic music, this show is a savvy, wild mash-up of innovative, dynamic choreography.

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of events. Also, be sure to tag your favorite Instagram photos of St. Louis while you’re out and about with the #ExploreStlouis hashtag.  I hope you have a great weekend.

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