5 Things to Do in St. Louis this Weekend 10/3 – 10/5

Friday October 3, 2014

Happy Friday, everyone! Here are five things you’ll want to make sure you do in St. Louis this weekend.

Historic Shaw Art FairBest of Missouri Market & More – October 3 – 5
Shop more than 120 of the best food producers and crafters from Missouri and the surrounding region offering baked goods, fresh and dried flowers, herbs, handcrafted items, baskets, wooden toys, custom jewelry and more. Enjoy music and attendance prize drawings, too! Outdoors under tents, rain or shine.

Historic Shaw Art Fair – October 4 – 5
Located on the tree-lined parkway of beautiful Flora Place at Tower Grove Avenue, the Historic Shaw Art Fair is one of the premier fine art and fine craft fairs in the St. Louis area. Around 135 top caliber artists and craftspeople from around the country are selected each year to participate in the professionally juried event. The fair showcases a number of different art mediums including photography, clay, glass, textiles, jewelry, painting, woodwork, mixed media, and sculpture. Enjoy the festive atmosphere of live music, a food court, and a children’s art area.

Post-Season Watch Party – October 3
It’s officially October which means play-off baseball! If you live in St. Louis then you know there is no better place to watch the Cardinals games then on FOX Sports Midwest Live!’s 40 FT Screen TV! Enjoy giveaways, a pep-rally starting at 4pm with appearances by Todd Thomas, Fredbird and Team Fredbird,  in-game entertainment
and more!

oktoberfestOktoberfest at St. Louis Union Station – October 3 – 4
Explore Bavaria right here in the heart of St. Louis at Oktoberfest at Union Station. The festival will offer two stages featuring live performances showcasing German culture throughout the day and night. Learn the craft of brewing from an actual brewmaster at The Spaten Bier School, a 45-minute up close and personal session featuring a guided tasting and discussion of the different styles of beer, how they are brewed, and other factors played in their formulation. Browse the German Market and discover the beauty of fine German needle point, grab a stick of landjager to snack on, feel the handmade craftsmanship of master Bavarian furniture making and woodwork, select a delectable German bakery treat from the konditorei, and more. Explore the world of German wine at the Rhineland Wineland Garden.

Grove Fest – October 4
Dance, eat and party on the streets of the Grove at the Annual Grove Fest. An eclectic (and free!) street festival praised for diversity. You won’t want to miss the diverse set of live music, live and interactive art, fashion shows, street performers, and of course, local food, drinks and wares of the Grove’s and St. Louis’ finest establishments.

If none of these events are your thing, check our calendar of events for a bunch more. Whatever you do this weekend, I hope you have a great time.


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