STL Weekend Event Guide: Jan 31-Feb 2

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Your St. Louis Weekend Event Guide from Thursday, January 31st through Sunday, February 2nd.

Highlighted Weekend Event

maplewood sweet tooth Maplewood Sweet Tooth Tour: Warm your tummy and enliven your taste buds at the first annual self-guided Maplewood Sweet Tooth Tour. Maplewood’s fine food purveyors offer you goodies galore as you stroll from shop to shop. Sample chocolates, pies, donuts, teas, cakes, coffees, breads and specialty drinks made especially for you by our artisan food purveyors. Participating shops include: Kakao Chocolate, Foundation Grounds, Vom Fass, Great Harvest Bakery, La Cosecha Coffee Roasters, Traveling Tea, Strange Donuts, Pie Oh My, Encore Baking Co. Tickets are $15/person (advanced tickets required).

Date: February 1st

Time: 12-5pm

Place: Downtown Maplewood


hhh Handmade Happy Hour: The third annual Handmade Happy Hour will be a Sweetheart Edition. 100% of proceeds from a $5 suggested donation will benefit The Coolfire Foundation. Come early and  enjoy light drinks and snacks. The event will feature locally sourced, handmade and ethically imported goods. This event’s illustrator is Michelle Volansky. Vendors include: Buddha Body & Bath, Praxis Design, Jessica Barbara Studio, Zettie’s Confections, Fable & Lore, beqi clothing, Scarlett and Maria, Juxtapose Vintage, Lily Dawson Designs, Scarlett Garnet Jewelry, Creature Type, Envisage Vintage Jewelry, Mobili-tees , Native Pops, Elise Landy, and more.

Date: Friday, January 31st

Time: 5-9pm

Place: Contemporary Art Museum

lnyf Lunar New Year Festival 2014: The Lunar New Year Festival is an annual event celebrating the Lunar New Year and promoting awareness of the different aspects of Asian culture from China to Korea and more. The show, held is a student-run production and promotes interaction and unity among the various Asian groups on campus. Through a great variety of exciting performances of acting, dancing, and music, people of all backgrounds can enjoy and celebrate the New Year together. Tickets are $10.

Date: Friday, Jan 31st-Saturday, Feb 1st

Time: Fri: 7pm, Sat: 2pm & 7pm

Place: Wash U – Edison Theatre

Saturday & Sunday

ice cream Ice Cream For Breakfast: It’s National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day! Serendipity is hosting their annual celebration. Starting at 8am, you can stop by and celebrate with breakfast inspired ice cream treats! Wear your jammies to receive this year’s free coffee mug and beverage! There will be fun specials and activities happening all day, so stop by at any time.

Date: Saturday, February 1st

Time: 8am-3pm

Place: Serendipity – 8130 Big Bend

maplesyrup Maple Sugar Festival: It’s maple sugar time! Come experience conservation success and forest resources at their finest and sweetest! Visit the Sugar Bush to see trees tapped and collect the precious sap. Boil the sap down like Colonial Americans at the Three Kettle Station and see a more modern method at the Sugar Shack. Taste delicious syrup, sugar on snow taffy and pure maple sugar. More importantly, learn do to all of this right in your own backyard. It’s a day your whole family will enjoy.

Date: Saturday, February 1st

Time: 10am-3pm

Place: Rockwoods Reservation – 2751 Glencoe Rd

monster jam Monster Jam: The line-up: Grave Digger® driven by Carl Van Horn, Madusa®, Max-D℠ driven by Tom Meents, Spider-Man™ driven by Bari Musawwir, Team Hot Wheels® Firestorm® driven by Scott Buetow, Iron Man™ driven by Lee O’Donnell, Zombie℠ driven by Sean Duhon, Son-uva Digger® driven by Ryan Anderson, Monster Mutt℠ Rottweiler driven by Rod Schmidt, Barbarian driven by Devin Jones, Bad News driven by Brandon Derrow, Heavy Hitter driven by Derick Anson, River Rat driven by Stevie Snellen, Monster Energy driven by Coty Saucier and Cleatus driven by Frank Krmel. Get an All-Access Pass to get exclusive access to drivers from 1-2pm and join the Pit Party from 2-5pm.

Date: Saturday, February 1st

Time: 6:30pm, or 1pm with VIP Access

Place: Edward Jones Dome

alton-brown-logo Alton Brown’s Edible Inevitable Tour: Culinary Master and Food Network Extraordinaire, Alton Brown, brings his brand of quirky humor and culinary-science antics to the stage in a ninety minute show. The show features food experimentation with a mix of stand up comedy, talk show antics, multimedia lecture, and live music. Get ready to get messy as the event includes a Poncho Zone. Audience interaction is highly encouraged  as a culinary assistant. Go VIP and get an exclusive Meet & Greet with Mr. Brown, photo opp, and a pre-signed 8X10 photo.

Date: Saturday, February 1

Time: 8pm

Place: The Fox – 527 N Grand

arrg Arch Rival Roller Girls Trivia Night: $20 per person or $200 for table of 10. Admission includes beer, wine, and soda. Bring your own snacks.Hosted by Grave Danger, it’s the annual Arch Rival Roller Girls trivia night! Are you smarter than a roller girl? Let’s find out when you come play against your favorite ARRG skaters on February 1st.

Date: February 1st

Time: 7pm

Place: German Cultural Society – 3652 S Jefferson 

train The Great Train Expo: Check out the national traveling show that caters to the model railroad enthusiast. The show features 200-500 tables of train dealers offering a variety of operating model railroad and toy layouts for the entire family to enjoy in many different scales and gauges, plus hobby tools, die-cast vehicles, train whistles, scenery items, Railroadiania Slides, t-shirts, videos, railroad gift items, books, photos, and more. Check out free workshops for beginners and experienced modelers. If you’re interested in joining a local model railroading club, the Great Train Expo is a great place to visit some of the different clubs in your area and learn more about them.There are trains for kids to operate, hourly door prizes, and more. Admission is $9 for adults, free for kids under 12.

Date: February 1st & 2nd

Time: 10am-4pm

Place: St. Charles Convention Center

Bruno-Mars-Super-Bowl-2014-Poster Super Bowl XLVII: The Super Bowl is this Sunday, February 2nd between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks featuring “the best corner in the game” adding a little bit of extra drama to this year’s bowl. Kick off is at 6:30E/5:30C. Renée Fleming will sing the National Anthem and Bruno Mars will perform for the half-time show, joined by Red Hot Chili Peppers. Check out the list of local bars and restaurants hosting fun parties and events.

Date: Sunday, February 2nd

Time: 6:30pm

Place: Participating bars and restaurants


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