This Weekend: Supercross, Shopping Carts and Skates

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northern lights jewelry RAW: Discovery at The Paragon (1911 Locust)

Date: Thursday, February 28th

Time: 8pm – 12am

Details: Cocktail attire. 18+. Cash Bar

RAW: Natural born artists, is an independent arts organization made up of creative individuals across the nation whose mission is to provide artists with the resources and exposure to inspire and cultivate creativity. They are hosting Discovery: a kind of one night circus of art featuring local talents in film, fashion, music, visual art, hair & makeup and performance art. There will be so many amazing artists in each category, however, we have to give a shout out to one of our own: Melissa Hall with Northern Lights Jewelry. Check them out.

Purchase Tickets: $10 advance. $15 at the door

st. louis idiotarod 2013 Downtown St. Louis Idiotarod (Olive & 9th St)

Date: Friday, March 1 & Saturday, March 2

Time: Starts at 12pm

Details: Cost to participate in a Corporate Competition: $135, Cost to participate in the Open Competition: $65. Cost to watch: Free. Race starts at The Old Post Office and ends at Rosalita’s

The 4th annual St. Louis Idiotarod as they say: “pays homage to the Alaskan Iditarod, except the dogs are replaced with people, the sled with a shopping cart, and the race is set on the streets of St. Louis.” So not really like it at all, but definitely fun. Teams of 5 dress up in crazy costumes and run through the streets of downtown stopping at various downtown checkpoints and completing challenges. Teams are judged on costumes, team spirit and best cart. A portion of the donations benefit Operation Food Search.

To donate.

*Shout out to one of our bloggers: Ryan Brockschmitt, who participates every year. His team name is ‘After School Special’ in case you’re looking for someone to donate to.

Arch Rival Rollergirls Arch Rival Rollergirls Local Season Championship at Midwest Sport Hickey Complex in Queeny Park

Date: Saturday, March 2nd

Time: 6pm

The St. Louis Arch Rival Girls Roller Derby double header team championships at Queeny Park. Doors open at 6pm. First game begins at 7pm. First consolation bout: M80s vs Rebel Skate Alliance. Then the championship bout at approximately 8:30pm: Smashinistas vs Stunt Devils.

Purchase Tickets: $12 online, $15 at the door

TMAs Traffic Music Awards: Too Much Action Weekend

Date: Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3

Time: Varies per event

Too Much Action Weekend is raising awareness for The Melodie R. Smoots Group, for kids that have lost a parent. The MRS Group helps provide funds towards field trips, counseling and open forms of creative expression. “St. Louis’ very own Grammy’s & American Music Awards – classy and exquisite like the Emmy’s & Oscar’s, with the energy and spontaneity of the BET & MTV Awards, and with the swagger that only St. Louis can bring.” The Too Much Action weekend consist of 3 days & 5 events, including your favorite St. Louis & national performers, plus food, drinks and giveaways.

Purchase Tickets: $10-$40

5th Annual FestivAle 5th Annual FestivAle at Mad Art Gallery (2727 S 12th)

Date: Saturday, March 2nd

Time: 8 – 10:30pm

Details: VIP tickets already sold out

A festival of ales. Enjoy an evening of beer tastings from brewers such as Charleville, Crown Valley, Ferguson, Kirkwood, O’Fallon, Six Row, Perennial and more. In addition to the unlimited beer tastings, the event includes light appetizers, a keepsake tasting glass, a silent auction and a beer fanatic raffle. This event benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Purchase Tickets$50 in advance, $60 at the door ($30 tax deductible)

monster energy supercross in st. louis Monster Energy Supercross World Championship at Edward Jones Dome

Date: Saturday, March 2nd

Time: Doors open at 12:30pm for practice & qualifying rounds. Main event: 7pm

Cost: Ticket prices range from $10 – $52

The world’s premier indoor motocross circuit, comprised of 17 races of heart-stopping action. The best riders from across the globe, like two-time champion James Stewart, three-time champion Chad Reed, and two-time defending champion Ryan Dungey, seek to outrace each other on the sport’s most challenging courses. Featuring tight corners, fast straightaways, challenging rhythm sections, and vertigo-inducing jumps, these tracks pack excitement into every inch of dirt.

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Iron Fork 2013 And don’t forget: Iron Fork 2013 tickets are on sale. Iron Fork, one of the largest food events in St. Louis, is happening in the Union Station Hotel on Thursday, March 28th. Tickets sell out fast so purchase yours now.


Other Great Events This Weekend:

March 2nd @ 5pm: Saturday Night Indoor Volleyball Beer Bash: This is an ongoing event put on by the Overland Community Center in the Winter and Wave Taco in the Summer. Click here to learn more about it.


March 2nd @ 6:20pm: Habitat for Humanity St. Louis’ 18th Annual Trivia Night with dessert auction

March 2nd @ 6pm: 4th Annual Doggone Trivia Night benefiting St. Louis Pet Rescue

Check out for tons more trivia events.


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