5 Things to Do this Weekend in St. Louis 5/8 – 5/10

Wednesday May 6, 2015

Art Fair at Laumeier 2007Happy 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.

Mother’s Day Brunches
St. Louis offers plenty of ways to treat mom right on mother’s day! Check out our blog post for some of the best places in St. Louis to take mom out for brunch

Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park: May 8 – 10
If you are looking for a special way to spend Mother’s Day Weekend, then look no further than the Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park, where more than 150 juried artists will be exhibiting work in ten categories, including ceramics, textiles, jewelry, mixed media 2D, photography and more. The event will also feature food vendors, a wine garden and live music.

16th Annual St. Louis Dance Festival: May 8 – 9
Come experience and celebrate the spectacle of dance as Washington University’s Edison Theatre welcomes the 16th Annual St. Louis Dance Festival.  Organized by Dances of India, this event features the best of local dance talent in ballet, Indian, hip-hop, contemporary and Middle Eastern, with performances from Midwest Ballet Theatre, Washington University Dance Theatre, the Slaughter Project, Diva La Tap, Aalim Middle Eastern, Beyond Motion, Alexandra Ballet, and many more.

Ed Sheeran: May 10
Known best for his hit single “The A Team” and his 2011 debut album, “+”, this soulful UK singer-songwriter has an international following and has won awards in the UK for best male artist and breakthrough artist. With inspirations from artists such as James Morrison and Jay-Z, Sheeran blends the diverse artists to create soulful vocals with organic folk. Special guest Foy Vance will be joining Sheeran.

Bottoms Up Blues Gang: May 9
Presenting a fresh yet authentic take on an old-timey blues sound, the Bottoms Up Blues Gang brings youthful energy to the traditional sounds of St. Louis to The Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries in Grand Center.

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.

View All