5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 11/17 – 11/19

Friday November 17, 2017

Happy Friday! It’s time for another fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. If you are still pulling your plans together for the weekend, here are a few suggestions to help.

Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights | November 18

Before you cook that turkey, celebrate the start of the holiday season at the Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights at Kiener Plaza. This St. Louis tradition features live entertainment, fireworks, a FREE skating rink and, of course, the lighting of the Salvation Army Tree of Lights.

Winterfest at the Arch | November 18 – December 31

The Gateway Arch Park Foundation and the St. Louis Blues team up again to bring an ice rink to downtown St. Louis — this time with real ice.  This Saturday during the Festival of Lights you can skate for free.  Be on the lookout for additional events including a Toy Drive, a Winter’s Dinner and more.

Magic of Lights | November 17 – January 1

Gateway Motorsports Park invites visitors to drive through its new display featuring a tunnel of lights, animated figures, favorite holiday characters and more. More than 40 holiday scenes will shine from nearly 1 million LED lights. It’s the first year for this attraction.

Saint Louis Ballet Presents Good As Gold | November 19

Saint Louis Ballet, known for its grand, classical productions on the massive Touhill stage, adds more intimate venues this season.  The first production in the new “GO Series” takes place on Sunday in the small Lee Theatre at the Touhill Performing Arts Center, and features work by George Balanchine, Tom Gold, among others.

Howlin Fridays Concert Series: Jeremiah Johnson | November 17

The National Blues Museum is hosting live music Friday nights in November. Join the National Blues Museum for “Howlin’ Friday” with Jeremiah Johnson performing live in the Lumière Place Legends Room. Doors open at 5 PM for happy hour and live music starts at 7 PM.

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