5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | February 5 – 7

Thursday February 4, 2021

Here are 5 ideas to help you Explore St. Louis this weekend.

Mummies of the World Exhibition

Embark on a journey into the extraordinary Mummies of the World: The Exhibition at the Saint Louis Science Center. The exhibition opens on February 6th and features 40 real human and animal mummies and 85 rare artifacts from across the globe. This compelling collection includes ancient mummies from South America, Europe and ancient Egypt, dating as far back as 4,500 years.

Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.

Join the Missouri Historical Society for a Black History Month Celebration via Zoom today at 4pm. The program will look at the Black family, fictive kin, and genealogy as a way to celebrate the family as the foundation of African American life. Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr., a Princeton professor and expert on the African American experience, will present on the experiences and development of the Black family.

Drive-Thru Taste of Soulard

Choose your own Soulard adventure with the Drive Thru Taste of Soulard. Purchase a digital Taste Booklet and redeem your six digital “tastes” for to-go samples of signature dishes picked up curbside from Soulard establishments. Each digital booklet also features a cocktail “taste”, that can be redeemed at the Soulard Mardi Gras HQ for a cocktail of your choosing to take home.

Open Air Concert Series at The Grandel

Enjoy live music with the Open Air Concert Series, presented by Kranzberg Arts Foundation, featuring St. Louis’ finest musicians. Indulge on the rotating menu of seasonal food and drinks while the musicians light up the stage under the heated and well-ventilated tent outside The Grandel. In addition to the ticket, a food/beverage purchase is required.

Morpho Mardi Gras

Bring your Krewe to Morpho Mardi Gras: Bugs, Butterflies, and Beads! This family-friendly carnival will have you immersed in a sea of blue as the Butterfly House floods the Tropical Conservatory with 1,500 Blue Morpho butterflies, from Costa Rica. For two weeks only, you can join the party at Bugs on Parade, make a masquerade mask, and inaugurate the season with these majestic creatures.

From ice skating, skiing and sledding to visiting your favorite attractions, shops and restaurants, now is the perfect time to enjoy St. Louis Winter Classics. Make sure to share your St. Louis photos with us using #ExploreStLouis, you could be featured on our social page.

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