STL Weekend Event Guide: April 3-6

Jessica
1883 days ago.

Weekend events in St. Louis from Thursday, April 3rd through Sunday, April 6th.

Highlighted Event

pillow International Pillow Fight Day: The 3rd annual event hosted by STL Improv Anywhere takes place in Tower Grove Park this year. How it works? Bring yourself, a pillow, your imagination, and a creative costume if you’re feeling festive. There are different themes for each “fight,” including a nap time to give you a chance to re-energize. Join hundreds of other St. Louisans for a couple of hours of entertainment in Tower Grove Park this Saturday. Check out pictures from last year’s event.

Date: Saturday, April 5th
Time: 2-4pm
Place: Tunica Pavilion – Tower Grove Park

Friday-Sunday

cam First Friday at CAM: Enjoy an evening of art, music, and culture the first Friday of every month. DJs and musicians present music in dialogue with the exhibitions. This Friday’s performer is SLEET. SLEET: The Distance of Fiction will explore musical abstraction beginning with percussive roots and branching out in experimental pathways. In addition, museum staff will lead tours, and the bar and café are open. This Friday Associate Curator Kelly Shindler provides a tour of the exhibitions at 6pm. Young Friends members can enjoy a complimentary drink. This is a free event. Cash bar will be open. Arts organizations throughout Grand Center are free and open the entire evening

Date: April 4th
Time: 5-9pm
Place: CAM – 3750 Washington Blvd

spelling-bee-logo Adult Spelling Bee: Cherokee Street neighborhood outposts Melt and clothier Bespoke host a spring installment of its adult spelling bee competition. This is your chance to weed out the true editors from the spell-check slaves. There will be a special round known as “Reverse Spelling Bee.” The word is spelled out, and it’s up to the contestant to figure out how to say it. Twelve contestants will compete for the prize. Sign-ups begin at 7:30pm. There is no charge to participate or spectate.

Date: Friday, April 4th
Time: 7:30pm
Place: Melt on Cherokee – 2712 Cherokee

Comic Con Comic Con St. Louis: Calling all Sci Fi, fantasy, graphic novel, and super hero lovers, Wizard World Comic Con is back! Autograph and photo opportunities include: William Shatner, Bruce Campbell, Chris Jericho, Karen Gillan, Matt Smith, Nathan Fillion, Eliza Dushku, Jason David Frank, Lou Ferrigno, Ralph Macchio, Milo Ventimiglia, Sean Astin, and more. 1-day tickets range from $39.95-$49.95 or get a 3-day pass for $79.95.

Date: April 4-6
Time: Fri: 3-8pm, Sat: 10am-7pm, Sun: 11am-5pm
Place: America’s Center – Downtown

art fair Spring Art Fair: Up to 140 juried artists from 20 or more states will join in the most reputable, longest-running art fairs in the bi-state region. The Art Fair at Queeny Park presents a opportunity for the public to see and purchase original works of fine art and fine craft directly from the artists who create them. List of artists. There will be a wine tasting on Friday & Saturday, Children’s Discovery Adventure on Sunday, and $100 art certificate drawings on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $5. Check the website for $1 off coupon.

Date: April 4-6
Time: Fri: 6-9pm, Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 11am-4pm
Place: Greensfelder Recreation Center – Queeny Park

brides Brides Against Breast Cancer: An event for brides and guests to browse through hundreds of new and lovingly worn designer and couture wedding gowns, all at an incredible savings. Gowns range from $99 to $3,900, are available in all styles and in sizes 4-18. You will also meet some of the area’s top wedding vendors, and enter exciting giveaways all while supporting a great cause. Brides Against Breast Cancer will contribute $2 million dollars this year to help people impacted by cancer.

Date: April 4 & 5
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Place: South County Holiday Inn – 6921 S Lindbergh

breweriana Breweriana Blowout: The 15th Anniversary Breweriana Blowout is the largest brewery collectibles show in the Midwest. 150 tables with dealers from 10 states all together in one place. Free Admission and free parking. Buy, Sell or Trade anyhting to do with beer and brewing: neon signs, mirrors, glasses, signs, bottles, cans, steins, mugs, tappers, and more.

Date: Saturday, April 5th
Time: 9am-4pm
Place: Belle-Clair Fairgrounds – 200 S Belt East

maplewood coffee crawl Maplewood Coffee Crawl: Stroll through Historic Downtown Maplewood, meet regional coffee roasters and sample coffees from around the world with a local flavor. Featuring a special music performance by Box of Nerves in Citizens National Bank Park from 10am to 1pm. Tickets are $5 and include (while supplies last) a Schlafly/Route 66 coffee mug.

Date: April 5th
Time: 8am-1pm
Place: Downtown Maplewood – Sutton

spring into art Spring Into Art: A day of fabulous food, enlightened individuals and awesome art. Works from over 50 local artists will be on display and for sale. Stop by and soak up some homegrown culture. The event will include painting activities for all ages. Create a work of art on canvas and take it home with you. Add your work to a free form sculpture. There will be food and refreshments available.

Date: April 5th
Time: 10am-4pm
Place: Artistic Meanderings – 1370 McCausland

HOPFENFEST Hopfenfest: Meet the hop growers from Alsace, France and learn more about their hops. Taste samples of 4 different single hop beers with cheese pairings and enjoy one full pour of your favorite beer. Event includes alimited edition commemorative Rastal sampling glass and live music from Wack-a-doo. Tickets are $25.

Date: Saturday, April 5th
Time: 1-5pm
Place: Urban Chestnut – 4465 Manchester

go stl Go! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend: The Marathon Weekend features races for people of all ages and fitness abilities, and includes a marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, 5K run/walk, GO! St. Louis Read, Right & Run Marathon, children’s fun runs and a mature mile. As a St. Louis Original, participants will enjoy St. Louis-themed finish line food, top quality race shirts, great-looking finisher medals and a post-race party with a local band. The Marathon Weekend has become a national model for other running organizations and communities, looking to inspire residents to make community wellness a priority. The Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Big River Running Company is Friday & Saturday from 10am-6pm.

Date: April 4-6
Time: Expo: Fri & Sat: 10am-6pm, 5K Run: Sat 8am, Marathon Sun: 7am
Place: Chafeitz Arena – 1 S Compton Ave

tasteful affair A Tasteful Affair 26: An annual fundraiser hosted by Food Outreach. The event will include delicious food samples from 50 of St. Louis’ top culinary crews, plus hundreds of unique auction items like trips, bling, bags, and more. The event this year will be the “cat’s pajamas” with a roaring 1920’s theme. A decade when flappers ruled the dance floor and gentlemen dressed to the nines. GA tickets are $75, or get exclusive VIP ticket for $150 and enjoy one-of-a-kind auction items, complimentary beverages and valet, entertainment, and more. Proceeds benefit Food Outreach’s mission of providing vital nutrition services to thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS or cancer.

Date: Sunday, April 6
Time: 2pm
Place: Four Seasons – 999 N 2nd St

bbs Blues for the Heart: Blues concert to benefit the American Heart Association. $10 cover. Lineup to include Jeremiah Johnson Band, Rich McDonough and Rough Grooves, Pat Liston, Big Mike Aguirre, Melissa Neels, Lucky Old Sons, Benefit Blues, Aaron Griffin, Matt Lesch

Date: Sunday, April 6
Time: 1-8pm
Place: BBs Jazz – 700 S Broadway

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Jessica

Doesn’t know how to cook and survives pretty much on macaroni and cheese and pizza, so naturally, loves to eat out at restaurants. However, one day when she is married and has a family to cook for, she would love to take cooking classes and learn awesome skills like the chefs on Iron Chef America...as long as she doesn't have to clean the dishes afterwards.

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