5 Things to Do in St. Louis this Weekend 8/9 – 8/11

Friday August 9, 2013

Happy Friday, everyone! The weather is going to be beautiful this weekend! Here are five things you’ll want to make sure you do in St. Louis this weekend.

Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan at the Edward Jones Dome – Saturday, August 10

Two of the world’s most recognizable and successful soccer clubs, Real Madrid and Inter will play a match at the Edward Jones Dome Saturday, this Saturday, August 10 at 1pm. Real Madrid, with recently hired Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti, has some of the game’s biggest stars in soccer including Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos and Mesut Ozil. The Inter soccer club has top players Esteban Cambiasso, Fredy Guarin and Samir Handanovic. Tickets can be purchased here. Before the game, come out and support your favorite team during the Fan Fest from 9am – 12pm. Party goers will enjoy food, entertainment, games and prizes.

Kick It on the Cobblestones

This Saturday the Laclede’s Landing is celebrating the Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan soccer game with a block party. Sport fans can enjoy live music from Dirty Muggs and El Scorcho and discounts at many area businesses. From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. kids can play games at First and Lucas streets for a chance to win great prizes. The event is a fundraiser for local youth sports organizations. Admission: $20 dollar donation

The Muny: West Side Story

The classic collaboration of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim “West Side Story” has entertained and touched audiences for more than 50 years. The all-American retelling of Romeo and Juliet closes the Muny’s 95th season with  the rivalry of the Sharks and Jets, shot through with the love story of Maria and Tony. Admission:  $12 – $80. You can purchase tickets at muny.org

Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science Exhibit

Get ready for an archaeological expedition?  The Saint Louis Science Center’s exhibit “Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science Exhibit” is in it’s final weeks! In this interactive exhibition featuring the hidden stories and artifacts of a lost civilization families can enjoy a real human mummy, several animal mummies, plus scans, forensic facial reconstructions, and for the first time ever, a life-size rapid prototype of a human mummy and much more. Admission: $6 for adult members and $12 for non adult members. $5 for member children and $10 for non member children.

Sauce Magazine Food Truck Friday – Friday, August 9 4-8pm

Get completely sauced with your friends or family during the monthly Food Truck Friday in Tower Grove Park.  Guest’s will enjoy a variety of food trucks including seoul taco, The Sweet Divine, Hot Aztec and more!  Click here for a map.


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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