5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 8/12 – 8/14

Wednesday August 10, 2016

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

Blues at the Arch Concert Series | Friday, August 12

Friday nights in August are going to provide some amazing sounds as Luther Ely Smith Square will come to life with the Blues at the Arch concert series that takes flight on Aug. 12. Presented in cooperation with the National Blues Museum and the CityArchRiver Foundation, these concerts will celebrate the connection between Blues music and our national story. Headlining the opening night is Phi (a talented group of young musicians who perform Blues, Rock, and many other genres) and the world-renowned Blues legend, Vasti Jackson.

#BEER Fest | Saturday, August 13

Head to Old Rock House to celebrate and drink unlimited samples from local breweries. #BEER Fest features six local breweries, including Schlafly Beer, Civil Life Brewing Company, Urban Chestnut Brewing Co, 4 Hands brewing Co, The Modern Brewery and The Old Bakery Beer Company.

Dierks Bentley | Friday, August 12

Dierks with special guests Randy Houser, Cam and Tucker Beathard will perform at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

Grow Exhibit | Open Now

Ever wonder how all those exotic fruits and vegetables come to market? Our Saint Louis Science Center has all the answers down to a science with “Grow,” an exhibit that provides plenty of food for thought for young and old alike.

AIDA | Thru Sunday, August 14

The Muny’s season is quickly coming to a close, but you still have time to see Aida featuring the incomparable Michelle Williams. This unforgettable tale is set in ancient Egypt and follows the story of forbidden love between the Ethiopian princess Aida and her Egyptian captor. You won’t want to miss Williams’ performance and the memorable score with songs written by Elton John, including “Written in the Stars,” “The Gods Love Nubia” and “Elaborate Lives.”

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of events. Also, be sure to share your St. Louis Adventure on Instagram using the hashtag #ExploreStLouis.  I hope you have a great weekend.

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