The St. Louis Weekend Event Guide for Thursday, June 12th through Sunday, June 15th.
8th Annual Brewer’s Guild Heritage Festival: Beer tasting, food trucks, live music, and more. Sample beers from local breweries such as Schlafly, Six Row, 4 Hands, Cathedral, Alpha, Charleville, Augusta, Morgan Street, Square One, and more. Plus, six brew clubs will showcase unique creations from their members. Enjoy food from over a half dozen food trucks, and enjoy live music from bands including: Big Chief, The Thin Dimes, Jessica Butler, Guerrilla Swings, The Lightning Bottle Band, and more. Tickets are $35 in advance, or $45 at the door and include a souvenir tasting glass.
Date: June 13-14
Place: Central Fields – Forest Park
Phil Phillips & O.A.R: St. Louis will be the kick off the 25 city tour with O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips. O.A.R. has been around since 1996 and are known for “Crazy Game of Poker.” They are promoting their latest album, The Rockville LP – which will be released on June 10th. Phillip Phillips, Season 11 American Idol winner, will be promoting his latest album, Behind The Light, released in May, with his hit single “Raging Fire.” Phillips previously opened for Matchbox 20 and John Mayer. Tickets start at $37.50. You can also catch them in an intimate invite-only pre-concert performance at The Barn at PBR from 12:30-3pm.
Date: Thursday, June 12
Place: The Fox – 527 N Grand
2nd Thursdays at Foundry Art Center: The Foundry Art Centre invites one and all to EAT, DRINK AND BE CREATIVE! A community arts event jointly hosted with Saint Charles Riverfront Arts. Eat from a variety of family-oriented food vendors, draw with artists, paint with painters, create with potters, make jewelry with jewelers, write with writers, act with actors, dance with dancers, and listen to live original music. Admission is free. Drinks and food will be available for purchase.
Date: June 12
Place: 520 North Main Center
Dine Out For The Cure: Dine Out For The Cure is a fundraising event for Race for the Cure to raise money for the cause to fight breast cancer. You can Dine Out for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner at any participating restaurants and, new this year, food trucks throughout the St. Louis metro area. A portion (20-50% from restaurants, 10% from food trucks) of your tab will be donated to benefit breast health programs and breast cancer research funded by Komen St. Louis. In addition, when you post a Dine Out photo to Twitter and/or Instagram and tag it #KomenSTLDine and the restaurant, you could win a restaurant gift card.
Date: June 12
Time: Times vary per restaurant
Place: participating restaurants
Friday & Saturday
Food Truck Friday: The 2014 Food Truck Friday season begins this Friday! Head out to Tower Grove Park with a lawn chair or blanket and a healthy appetite. There will be food from over 20 food trucks, including drinks as well. The event will also offer live music. This month, check out St. Louis’ own Blues & folk group, The Thin Dimes.
Date: Friday, June 13
Place: Tower Grove Park
Fridays on Clark: The biggest Friday Happy Hour Event in St. Louis! Every Friday, a special beer will be featured and transported to Ballpark Village in a unique way. After the beer has arrived, a guest of honor selected by Ballpark Village every week, will tap the first keg. Tony Caradonna, the Beer Man of Ballpark Village, will make a toast and free samples will be distributed! After the opening festivities a live band will perform for FREE for the public. This week: Vote for Pedro!
Date: June 13
Place: Ballpark Village
Full Moon Party: Friday the 13th…dun dun dun. Howl at the Moon dueling piano bar is hosting a freaky Friday party. They’ll be serving up some interstellar Full Moon drink specials on Blue Moon, Midnight Moon Apple Pie Shots, and $25 Rocket Fuel Buckets. The dueling pianists will be rocking out to lunar themed tunes such as CCR’s Bad Moon Rising, One Republic’s Counting Stars, and King Harvest’s Dancing in the Moonlight, along with other songs that are just plain good for dancin’ in the moonlight! There will also be Full Moon games like Moon Walk Contests, with prizes up for grabs!
Date: June 13
Time: Starts at 5pm
Place: Howl at the Moon – Ballpark Village
Race for the Cure: The Susan G Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure is the largest in the country. The race raises funds for the local fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivors, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. In addition to the race, there are tons of giveaways, breast health awareness booth, live music, and a fun awards ceremony. You can run, walk, or sleep in for a cure and join the effort in the fight for breast cancer.
Date: Saturday, June 14
Time: 6:30am-registration, 8:30am-5K Start
Place: Downtown – Market and 15th
Get Outdoors Day: Head out to the Arch Grounds for some outdoor fun…and it’s free. Celebrate healthy living and the great outdoors with the family. Activities include: a rock climbing wall, YMCA fitness sessions, boy scout activities, solar cooking demos, fly fishing demos, kid’s crafts, bike safety course, live music by Wildheart, disc golf, hoop dance demos, Ultimate Frisbee game, Zumba, and more.
Date: June 14
Place: Arch Grounds
Pooches in the Ballpark: Come out to the ball park for the 10th Annual Purina Pooches in the Ballpark. The Cardinals play the Nationals and you can watch it with your best friend…your pup! The purchase of a special $40 ticket will grant you and your pooch the opportunity to enjoy the game in pet-friendly sections of the ballpark. You and your pooch are also invited onto the field to participate in a pre-game costume parade around the warning track. Pets are encouraged to show their Cardinals pride by wearing weather-appropriate team gear or their best summer-inspired costumes for a chance to win prizes and unique opportunities courtesy of Nestlé Purina and the St. Louis Cardinals. All participants will receive a Purina goodie-bag and a Cardinals themed blanket for you or your furry friend courtesy of Nestlé Purina.
Date: June 14
Place: Busch Stadium
Gators Jamfest & Crawfish Boil: The 3rd Annual Jamfest & Crawfish Boil to benefit The Six String Heroes of Jefferson Barracks. There will be live music starting at 2pm with Rock-N-Bob, Ashley Lusk at 5pm, Bob Case at 7pm, Unaltered States at 9pm, and Lost Highway at 10:30pm. The boil kicks off at 1pm and there will be a Crawfish eating contest at 4pm. There is a $5 registration fee and waiver that must be filled out to participate. 1st place gets $25. Crawfish Races will begin about 2pm. There will also be 50/50 raffles and large item raffles. $5.00 Cover/donation will get you door prize raffle tickets.
Date: June 14
Place: Gators South Beer & Wine Garden – 5915 US Hwy 61/67
Date: Sunday, June 15
Time: all day
Place: wherever dad will love