Your St. Louis weekend event guide from Thursday, January 16th through Sunday, January 19th.
She Sings Karaoke Showdown: St. Louis’ own Top 25 ranked Women’s Barbershop Chorus, the St. Louis Harmony Chorus, will be hosting a Karaoke Showdown this Saturday. SLHC has won the regional competition 13 times and competed in 14 international competitions, consistently placing in the top 25 choruses in the world. The event will be 3 rounds of female singers competing for cash prizes before a three judge panel for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place and the People’s Choice Award is voted by the entire audience over the course of the evening. There is a registration fee of $25 to compete. You can also come and watch for free, and sing for fun during the open mic times for $2 per song. For an additional layer of fun during the open mic sessions they’ll have a “Pass the Mic Challenge.” For $5 you can secretly sign up your friend to sing the song of your choice. That person can either sing the song, pay $5 to pass the challenge to a person of their choice or pay $10 to exempt themselves from any other challenges the rest of the night. *While the competition is females only, everyone is encouraged to come for the fun and open mic night sessions. Admission is free and there will be 50/50 raffle drawings.
Date: Saturday, January 18th
Place: The Blind Tiger at Sutton Place – 7376 Manchester Rd
ALIVE Bride: Enjoy a wedding showcase created with the refined bride in mind. Complimentary cocktail samples, wedding-inspired culinary tastings, and an interactive beauty experience await the brides and planners. Vendors include: Aaron Ottis Photograph, Brea Photography, Ces + Judy’s, Drury Hotels, Fun Tyme Limo, Green Door Med Spa, Gregory’s Cuisine, Moto Museum, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, Jane Alexandra Travel, The Cheshire, Local Harvest, Lumen Private Event Space, Moonrise Hotel, Peacock Blooms, Photo Elegance, Savvi Formal Wear, Style My Aisle, Top Notch Photo Booth, and more. GA tickets are $25 or go VIP and take advantage of a complimentary specialty cocktail, an exclusive VIP raffle featuring a romantic staycation, a bottle of Skinny Girl Prosecco, and delectable treats. The first 300 VIP guests to purchase tickets will also enjoy an extra special gift bag.
Date: Thursday, January 16th
Place: Lumen – 2201 Locust
Loop Ice Carnival: The Ice Carnival offers carnival games, performers, face painters, a putt putt pub crawl, 5k and 10k Frozen Buns Runs, and more. The weekend begins on Friday, January 17th with the Snow Ball at the Moonrise Hotel. Guests are encouraged to wear their iciest white apparel, and the best-costumed man and woman will be crowned the Ice King and Queen. Saturday morning, the annual 5k and 10k Frozen Buns Run begins at 10am. Afterward, look forward to great photo opportunities with penguins, polar bears, and photo cut-outs, $1,000 frozen into ice cubes, a temporary tattoo scavenger hunt, ice sculptures throughout The Loop and ice carving demonstrations by Ice Visions, penguins roaming the streets, human dogsled races, game booths, and new this year, the Red Bull Air Force Dive Team will be skydiving, landing in front of The Moonrise Hotel at 3pm. Also new this year, there will be cash prizes awarded to the Top 10 Best Loop Ice Carnival Photos.
Date: January 17-18
Time: Fri: Snow Ball: 7pm, Sat: Race: 10am, festivities: 11am-5pm
Place: Delmar Loop
Reset at the Pulitzer: The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts is hosting a one-of-a-kind art installation from January 17th-25th. Expect the unexpected during Reset at the Pulitzer. Taking place during short periods between exhibitions, this unconventional series of programs opens the building for new encounters. Reset offers a broad spectrum of immersive and participatory experiences, such as break dancing, nail art, hiphop, drag, yoga, and more. An experience which provides new and unique ways to engage with visual art, music, dance, film, and performance in the Pulitzer gallery space. Check the website for schedule of events.
Date: Friday, Jan 17th-Saturday, Jan 25th
Time: Time vary. Check schedule for events and times
Place: Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts – 3716 Washington Blvd
Third Friday: Relax. Refresh. Reboot at Third Degree. Relax with free chair massages by Healing Arts Center students. Refresh with free 30-minute mini-lessons with Bruce Roger, certified Yoga instructor and founder of Yoga St. Louis. Wear leggings or sweats. Bring mat if you have one. Reboot with Computer Solutions’ geek gurus. They’ll be on hand to help with iCloud checks and basic Q&A on iPhones and Apple computers. Watch artists blow glowing hot glass, make your own paperweights, fused jewelry, beads, tiles, and magnets ($25-$35). Enjoy comfort food from Chef Heidi ($2-$8). Drink of the Month: Spirited detox: gin + ginger ale + seltzer + cucumber & lemon garnish. Enjoy live music from the R&B group The Wise Brothers Band, fire spinning by the Fire Techs, and raffle drawings.
Date: Friday, Jan 17th
Place: Third Degree Glass Factory – 5200 Delmar
Greek Beer Tasting: Join Vom Fass and Ionia Atlantic Imports for a special tasting of Greek beers. Vom Fass offers time-honored European traditions in crafting gourmet culinary condiments, fruit vinegars, exquisite oils, selected wines, exotic liqueurs and fine and rare spirits, all sold straight from the cask. This weekend they are hosting a Greek beer tasting event. This event is free and open to the public. Buy a bottle of your favorite product and they will inscribe it with a special message, or details of it’s contents.
Date: Friday, January 17th
Place: Vom Fass – 7314 Manchester Ave
WWE Live: Enjoy a night of WWE superstars live including John Cena, Randy Orton, Goldust, Cody Rhodes, Ryback, and Big Show. GA tickets start at $29.55 or go VIP to get a premium ringside or lower bowl seat, backstage meet & greet with WWE Superstars, photo with WWE Championship Title, WWE merchandise, and more! Head over to Slackers in the South County Mall at 3pm to meet RyBack before the event.
Date: Friday, January 17th
Place: Scottrade Center
Saturday & Sunday
Cardinals Care Winter Warm-Up: Your chance to meet and get a signed autograph from your favorite Cardinals players, both old and new. In addition, there will be daily auctions for autographed jerseys, bats, baseball caps, tickets to games, Hall of Fame Statues, and more. All proceeds from the 18th annual Winter Warm-Up benefit Cardinals Care, the team’s community foundation supporting kids. The Winter Warm-Up is the largest of several fund-raising efforts that supply grants to non-profit agencies in the St. Louis area that help kids in health, education, mentoring, and the arts.
Date: January 18-20
Time: Sat & Sun: 9am-5pm, Mon: 9am-3pm
Place: Hyatt Regency at the Arch – 315 Chestnut
Oyster & Crab Leg Festival: Finally! The 2014 oyster and crab leg festival is here! The menu will feature over 10 selections of oyster and crab leg entrees and appetizers. They will also have their regular menu available. Enjoy live music from Al Holliday on Friday evening. On Saturday, All Roostered Up will play starting at 2pm, followed by the Funky Butt Brass Band at 10pm. Best Weekend Ever.
Date: January 18 – 19
Time: Fri: 6-11pm, Sat 1-11pm
Place: Broadway Oyster Bar
Big Muddy Dance Company Celebrates STL250: They will be premiering 3 new works: a world premiere based on the 1899 St. Louis murder “Frankie and Johnnie” performed by the full company and choreographed by Harrison McEldowney; a company premiere of “And Etudes” choreographed by Thom Dancy and featuring live St. Louis pianist Nina Ferrigno; and a company premiere of “A Media Luz” choreographed by Dance St. Louis’ own Michael Uthoff. This will also be the first company performance by the newest dancer, Catie Ferguson. After the performance there will be a cake and champagne reception in celebration of STL250. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for children and seniors.
Date: Saturday, January 18
Place: Edison Theater- Wash U
Smarty Gras Trivia Night: The annual Soulard trivia night. Get a group of 10 together, purchase a table and compete against the greatest trivia teams in St. Louis. It’s a great night of fun, friends and fast thinking. Trivia includes 100 questions, mulligans, silent auction, and prizes for the Top 3 scoring tables and Best table Decor. Registration is $250 per table of 10. Price includes draft beer, wine, soft drinks and light snacks. Feel free to bring your own additional snacks. If you don’t have a full team, pay $25 per person to join a partially full team.
Date: Saturday, Jan 18th
Place: The Franklin Room – 816 Allen Ave
Kirkwood Trivia Night: Kirkwood Lions Club is hosting their 22nd Annual Trivia Night. Bill Clevlen of KTRS Radio will be the host and Trivia Master. There will be 10 categories of 10 questions each for a total of 100. Registration is $120 for tables of 8. The event includes 3 mulligans ($5 each or 3 for $10) per table, cash prizes for the Top 3 teams, wheelbarrow of booze, 50/50 drawings, silent auction, door prizes, and popcorn and soft drinks. Feel free to bring your own snacks and libations.
Date: Saturday, Jan 18th
Place: Kirkwood Community Center -111 S Geyer
Rumble at the Chase: Rumble Time Promotions and Blackwell Motors present Rumble At The Chase Live MMA fight sponsored by Ketel One Vodka and Crown Royal. The main event features the undefeated Alex White vs Adam Ridder and Sal Woods vs Vince Eazelle. Also on the card: Justin Robbins vs Shaine Moffitt, Jake Zogg vs Charles Rodgers, Rashard Cortex Lovelace vs Jamese Taylor, Tim Mantle vs Mark Kirkland, and more. GA tickets start at $35.
Date: Saturday. January 18th
Time: Doors open at 6pm. Fight begins at 7pm
Place: Chase Park Plaza
Unveiled: A Complete Bridal Experience: Join St. Louis Magazine for Unveiled, a boutique bridal event at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. Taste delicious hors d’oeuvres and wedding cake. Sip mimosas and champagne. Enjoy a runway fashion show of gorgeous bridal gowns. Talk to industry experts, learn planning advice and get tips from the pros. Win fabulous prizes. Tour the gorgeous Four Seasons Hotel Ballroom and attend Q&A sessions with wedding experts. grooms can come and hang out in the Man Cave sponsored by I.O. Metro and featuring cocktails by American Harvest. Tickets are $25 for 1 or $40 for 2.
Date: Sunday, January 19
Place: Four Season Hotel – 999 N 2nd
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