5 Things to Do in St. Louis this Weekend 9/27 – 9/29

Friday September 27, 2013

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

Taste of St. Louis – September 27-29
Sample the tastiest food St. Louis has to offer at this 2012 Hot List winner for Best Culinary Festival. 45 local restaurants offer sample-sized portions of their delicious menu items for purchase, and the options are diverse. Taste of St. Louis has something for everyone, featuring live music from local and national artists, culinary competitions between St. Louis chefs, a juried art show, wine tastings, a children’s area and more! View our Guide here.

St. Louis Gateway Classic! – September 27 – 28
Tennessee State will take on Central State University at 2 p.m at the Edward Jones Dome this Saturday. This event is more than a football game, the Classic includes an energetic battle of the bands, gala, and family-friendly events. Just step on over to www.stlgatewayclassic.org for a complete list of weekend events.

Saint Louis Fashion Week September 27 – October 6
Saint Louis Fashion Week is underway and features 10 days of shows featuring 36 regional and national designers, including Casanova and Laura Kathleen from Bravo’s Project Runway, Samantha Pleet from Anthropolgie and Wai Ming from Shopbop.com. To view a line up of schedule events click here.

Smithsonian Museum Day – September 28
This Saturday, enjoy free admission at many St. Louis museums for the Smithsonian Museum Day. View a list of Saint Louis Museums participating here.

2nd Annual St. Louis Folk & Roots Festival – September 27 – 28
The Sheldon Concert Hall and KDHX come together to host the 2nd Annual St. Louis Folk & Roots Festival this weekend. The festival brings regional and national artists to St. Louis for a blend of old-time, bluegrass, country and folk music.  Acts include The Hillbenders, the Downhill Strugglers, 3 Penny Acre, The Blue Canyon Boys, J.P. Harris & the Tough Choices, Rebecca Loebe and more. The festival culminates Saturday night with the legendary Ralph Stanley and His Clinch Mountain Boys on his final tour. Festival activities will also include a Saturday outdoor stage, workshops, a square dance, the Folk School’s 3rd Annual Fiddle Contest, and a presentation by renowned Missouri fiddler, Howard Marshall.

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