5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 4/21 – 4/23

Friday April 21, 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.

2017 Thuntene Carnival | April 21 – 23

People of all ages can expect dozens of tasty creations, student-made exhibitions, amusement rides and a variety of performances by talented members of the St. Louis community at the 2017 Thuntene Carnival taking place at Washington University. There will be no shortage of activities for everyone to enjoy, plus a few new attractions.

St. Louis Earth Day Festival | April 22 – 23

Join in this community tradition in Forest Park to learn about sustainable products and services offered by local businesses and organizations, meet area non-profits that share Earth Day values, catch local musical acts and performance art, participate in a number of hands-on educational activities, and enjoy diverse cuisine featuring local, organic, vegetarian, and vegan options.

Chinese Culture Days | April 22 – 23

A 70-foot dragon and lion dancers open this springtime celebration at the Missouri Botanical Garden that includes a Grand Parade and acrobatics, square dances, tea and cooking demonstrations, traditional artwork and authentic regional cuisine. Enjoy special tours and activities in the Grigg Nanjing Friendship Chinese Garden. Since 1996, the Garden has collaborated with the Chinese Culture Education and Services Foundation to produce an event to celebrate Chinese culture. Hundreds of community volunteers work towards producing a weekend filled with colorful Chinese pageantry, art, music and dance, history and legends, and of course, wonderful food!

Taste of Haven | April 22

Welcome to Little Bit of Haven’s Second Annual Taste of Haven! Travel through six bar/restaurants to receive specials on tasty foods and drinks in The Grove that benefit Little Bit of Haven and the service it provides for families from outside of the St. Louis area who have loved ones staying at local hospitals.

Disney’s The Lion King | April 21 – May 1

More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage.

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