5 Things to Do this Weekend in St. Louis 2/13 – 2/15

Friday February 13, 2015

Mardi Gras

Happy Friday! It’s time for a 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.

Saint Louis Ballet Love is in the Air: February 13-14
Saint Louis Ballet shows off its romantic side with Love Is in the Air, in which dancers ditch the tights for formalwear and perform to George Gershwin.  For a full list of Valentine’s Day Activities click here.

St. Louis Symphony Lift Every Voice: February 13
The St. Louis Symphony and IN UNISON chorus come together to celebrate Black History Month. R&B singer Patti Austin joins them.

Mardi Gas Grand Parade: February 14
This weekend, forget about Cupid. While actual Mardi Gras isn’t until, Tuesday, this weekend in Soulard is really the time to laissez les bon temps roulez with the Mardi Gras Grand Parade and more. Click here for everything you need to know about the Soulard Mardi Gras Grand Parade.

250 in 250 Exhibit: Through February 15
St. Louis is almost 251, which means this is your last chance to check out the Missouri History Museum’s “250 in 250,” an exhibit that tells the stories of the city’s founders, as well as its suffragettes, zookeepers, and clowns.

Artigras: February 14
The second annual part art exhibit, part stage event features a solo performance by Darin Gray, films by Jeremy Kannapell, and paintings and sculpture by Amanda Thoron and Micah Wall. TWEEDY Darin has performed on The Tonight Show, The Colbert Report, and Austin City Limits as well as with Mavis Staples at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival.

Capital Sports Presidents Weekend: February 14-16
The America’s Center will be filled with volleyballs for Capital Sports Presidents Weekend and the President’s Day Classic, a spectacular tournament that servers up some of the best youth volleyball competition in the midwest.

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 tag your favorite Instagram photos of St. Louis while you’re out and about with the #ExploreStlouis hashtag.  I hope you have a great weekend.

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