5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis | April 27 – 29

Friday April 27, 2018

Happy Friday! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including National Dance Week, SLAM Underground, U.S. Chess Championship and more.

21st Annual National Dance Week | April 28

See more than 50 dance companies perform this Saturday at National Dance Week in Grand Center. The packed event features stalwarts like ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance, as well as contemporary, Chinese folk, hip-hop, Middle Eastern, African fusion and more.

Family Fun Day | April 28

Family Fun Day returns to Ballpark this year and it’s bigger and better than ever.  This family carnival will feature 0ver 20 activities including rides, Bubble Bus, Rock Climbing and more.

SLAM Underground | April 27

Revel in warmer weather with with the Saint Louis Art Museum on the last Friday in April as they celebrate sunny days and the arrival of spring at the latest installment of SLAM Underground. This month’s SLAM Underground party is outside in the Sculpture Garden with music, games, cocktails and, of course, art!

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission | Through September 3

The Space Race returns to St. Louis with the Saint Louis Science Center exhibit ‘Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission’. The SLSC was chosen as one of only four science museums in the country to display this exhibit from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The exhibition will feature the intact Apollo 11 command module Columbia, as well as more than 20 other one-of-a-kind artifacts from the historic mission. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to see these magnificent artifacts.

2018 U.S. Chess Championship | Through April 30

See the elite national championship event, featuring 12 of the strongest chess players in America. Over the course of eleven rounds, these competitors will battle for $194,000 in prize money, qualification into the World Championship cycle, and the coveted title of 2018 U.S. Champion at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis.

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 here.  For more events, festivals and things to do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.

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