5 Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: 1/11 – 1/13

Friday January 11, 2013

Happy Friday! Here’s your weekly list of five great ways to spend this weekend:

Flashdance – The Musical, Friday – Sunday at the Peabody Opera House, times vary, $92 – $22
If you want to be dancing in your seat to favotires like “Manhunt,” “Maniac” and “Gloria” you won’t want to miss this! Flashdance – The Musical tells the unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh, striving to make her dreams of becoming a professional dancer a reality. She works by day and dances by night as a “flashdancer” at a local bar, to become a student at the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy.

World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour, Saturday and Sunday at America’s Center, $11 on Saturday and $10 on Sunday, Kids 16 and under free.
Model train enthusiasts can converge at The World’s Greatest Hobby Tour this weekend as it makes a stop at America’s Center! This high-quality model railroad train show features many exciting attractions for attendees including a Thomas the Tank Engine riding train and play area, operating model railroad layouts, product demonstrations, hobby shops, how-to seminars and much more.

Stomp, Friday – Sunday at The Fox Theatre in Grand Center, times vary, $65 t0 $23
Don’t miss seeing the international percussion sensation when Dance St. Louis performs “STOMP” at the Fabulous Fox Theater this weekend. Your mind will be blown and your ears will be pleased when you hear the unconventional instruments come together to create this exciting and unique show. An exceptional and unforgettable experience for the whole family.

36th Annual St. Louis RV and Vacation travel show, Friday – Sunday at America’s Center, $9 Regular Admission, Children 6-12 $4.00
We really want you to stay in St. Louis, but if you have to hit the road … hit it in style! More than 300 recreational vehicles will be on display this weekend at the 36th Annual St. Louis RV Vacation & Travel Show at America’s Center. It’s one of the largest public RV shows in the country

The Piano Lesson, Friday – Sunday at the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, Times vary, $47 to $42
Don’t miss America’s great playwright August Wilson’s enduring tale, “The Piano Lesson,” at the Black Repertory Theater. The play, set in 1936 during the aftermath of the Great Depression, follows the lives of the Charles family and an heirloom … the infamous piano!

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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