5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | March 29 – 31

Thursday March 28, 2019

Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including the 2019 Johnsonville Cornhole Championship, African Film Festival and more.

2019 Johnsonville Cornhole Championships | March 29 – 31

The 2019 Johnsonville Cornhole Championships descends on America’s Center with the ACL National #2.  ESPN networks will be in the house to capture all the action with competitors battling for a total purse of $34,000. Scheduled events include Advanced/Competitive/Social Singles, Junior Singles, Advanced/Competitive/Social Doubles, Women’s Doubles, Seniors’ Doubles, ACL Pro Doubles, Advanced/Competitive/Social Blind Draw, Crew Cup Shootout, College Singles, College Doubles and Sit ‘n Go Blind Draws.  This event is free and open to the public.

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto | March 29 – 31

Described by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as “dazzling,” Karen Gomyo returns to Powell Hall to perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Saint Louis Symphony.  This work is full of tuneful melodies and an impressive virtuosic display for soloist and orchestra.

Mark Guiliana SPACE HEROES | March 28 – 31

Recognized as one of the world’s leading drummers, admired and in demand across the spectrum from jazz to rock to electronic music for his rhythmic sophistication, creative impulse, and individual sound.  This weekend he comes to the Ferring Jazz Bistro to perform his newest album, “Jersey” featuring his ever-compelling Jazz Quartet.

African Film Festival | March 29 – 31

See the latest from the African cinema screen at the 2019 African Film Festival at Washington University. This event is free, open to the public and you don’t need a ticket to attend. Celebrating its 14th year, the film festival features a diverse array of screenings from African countries and even offers films for younger audiences.

The Play That Goes Wrong | March 28 – April 7

Calamity, disaster, fiasco: whichever word you’d like to choose, the opening night performance of The Murder at Haversham Manor has gone decidedly wrong. Labeled as one of “The FUNNIEST PLAY Broadway has ever seen!” by the Huffington Post.  Come see a maelstrom of madcap madness, complete with collapsing scenery, unconscious actors and a stage crew pushed to the brink. Will The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis survive this train wreck of a play? Come find out!

We hope you enjoy your weekend in St. Louis. Make sure to share your St. Louis photos with us using #ExploreStLouis, you could be featured on our social page. For more events, festivals and things to do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.

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