STL Weekend Events: August 27-30

Jessica
1310 days ago.

The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for Thursday, August 27 through Sunday, August 30, 2015.

Sip, Shop & Swap: Sip complementary wine and tasty treats. Shop fabulous finds at [re]Fresh. Swap new & gently loved clothing with new friends. How it works: Join other St. Louis women for a Swap Party! Arrive early to sip complimentary wine and shop fabulous finds at [re]Fresh. Then, swap gently-loved clothes with your new friends. Items to Bring: At least 3 items: including summer clothes, accessories, and shoes. There is a $3 entry fee. Must be 21+ to attend.

Date: Aug 27
Time: 6:30pm
Place: Refresh – 1710 South Brentwood Blvd

ALIVE Wedding: Best Day Ever: A carefully curated wedding event for non-traditional, fashion-forward brides and grooms-to-be. Best Day Ever encourages couples of all kinds to celebrate our community. Come prepared to party and take in the best vendors, food and fashion. GA tickets are $25 and include: complimentary signature cocktail tastings from Pinnacle Vodka, catering and cake sampling from STL’s top bakeries and caterers, a modern fashion presentation by Style My Aisle, door prizes and a “Honeymoon Must-Haves” presentation and giveaway valued at over $1,500. The first 200 guests through the door will receive a gift bag stocked with wedding loot from The Great Frame Up, Kendra Scott, Moonrise Hotel and Billy Goat Chips.

Date: Aug 27
Time: 7-11pm
Place: Boo Cat Club – 812 Union Boulevard

Innovation Friday: Startup Voodoo’s “Innovation Friday” series introduces change agents and thought leaders representing a wide range of industries and activities to tell their story of innovation and answer the big questions that they are trying to solve. This week, welcome economist David Andolfatto, Vice President in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to discuss innovations behind cryptocurrencies with a particular focus on Bitcoin, along with the challenges and opportunities from the perspective of a central banker.

Date: Aug 28
Time: 8:30am
Place: Pi Pizza – 610 Washington Ave

Race For The Rivers & Festival: Whether you’re an avid paddler looking to get in on a competitive river race, or simply in search of laid-back family fun, Race for the Rivers 2015 is the event you’ve been searching for. Paddlers have their choice of two canoe and kayaking races: a 40 mile or a 20 mile. Ride for the Rivers offers another way to join in the fun. Riders are invited to cheer on the paddlers in a self-paced trek along the Katy Trail. Participants have their choice of a 5 or 25 mile loop that begins and ends at the Race for the Rivers Festival in Frontier Park or a 35 mile trek from Washington, MO to the festival. The Festival in Frontier Park begins at 11am and is open to any and all who are interested in good food, great music, beer, crafts, arts, environmental education and opportunities to volunteer.

Date: Aug 29
Time: Race: 8:30am, Festival: 11am-5pm
Place: St. Charles – Frontier Park

Festival of Nations: The region’s premier multicultural celebration, featuring over 60 ethnic food booths, non-stop dance and music, arts and crafts, and an international bazaar with unique gifts from around the world. The festival encourages audience participation with opportunities to engage in a craft workshop, take a dance lesson, or learn from one of many cultural educational booths. A family could watch a drum-infused West African dance performance, create a Tibetan peace flag, join in a Latin salsa dance lesson, and sing along to an Irish folk song all in the same day. The event offers an opportunity for all residents of the greater St. Louis area to take pride in their diverse community and admission is free.

Date: Aug 29
Time: Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-5pm
Place: Tower Grove Park

Brewfest by Budweiser: The second annual Brew Fest by Budweiser, a celebration of all things beer featuring the area’s finest home brewers and unique Anheuser-Busch brand experiences. The event will take place both inside and outside of the Ballpark Village St. Louis complex. Don’t miss live brewing demonstrations, home brew sampling from nine local home brew clubs, live music, home brew ESB beer competition, Budweiser Clydesdales photo op and more. Tickets start at $25

Date: Aug 29
Time: 1pm
Place: Budweiser Brew House – 601 Clark

Craft on Tap: A Beer Festival: A craft beer sampling event that celebrates beer brewed by over 20 local brewers, including: 4 Hands Brewing, Against the Grain, Boulevard, Cathedral Square, Charleville Brewing Co, Earthbound Beer, Excel, Heavy Riff, and more. Cool off at the this summer event with some cold brews & chill to some great music by Letter to Memphis. $35 in advance for general admission, $45 for VIP tickets, $45 day of event for general admission, includes a commemorative glass.

Date: Aug 29
Time: 1-5pm
Place: Downtown Clayton – 10 N Bemiston

Rams vs Colts Pre-Season: The Rams have begun their pre-season and I have faith we’ll see a good game against the Indianapolis Colts. Tickets start at $29 and with all of the new delicious concessions at the stadium including: Sugarfire Smokehouse, Crown Candy, Strange Donuts, Gus’ Pretzels, Vin de Set, The Peacemaker, and more, it’s worth the trip to check out a game.

Date: Aug 29
Time: 7pm
Place: Edward Jones Dome

moonlight ramble 2015

Moonlight Ramble:The annual Moonlight Ramble is the “World’s Original Nighttime Bike Ride” held in St. Louis, Missouri held at midnight near the full moon in August. Attracting thousands of riders each year, the event includes a leisurely bike ride through the streets of St. Louis, a vendor area, entertainment, a commemorative event shirt (It glows in the dark!), and an after-ride party with snacks and drinks. Adult ride registrations starts at $25. Youth ride is $10, children are fre.

Date: Aug 29
Time: 12:01am
Place: Starts by Busch Stadium

Feast 50: Join Feast Magazine in celebrating Feast 50 Award winners. Start with a tour of Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Co.’s roasting facility followed by a cupping and coffee paired with donuts from Strange Donuts. Tickets are $10 and include a tour of the roasting facility and operations at Kaldi’s as well as a cupping, complimentary coffee and donut from Strange Donuts. Sunday events include: butchery demo at Bolyard’s Meat and Provisions with food samples and a whiskey tasting with Square One Brewery and Distillery (Spirits of St. Louis). Tickets are $30. Or check out a four-course dinner at Cleveland-Heath with wine pairings from Chaumette Vineyards & Winery and artisan products from Baetje Farm and Salume Beddu. Tickets are $120.

Date: Aug 29 & 30
Time: Sat: 10am-12pm, Sun: 1-9pm
Place: Kaldi’s, Bolyard’s, Cleveland-Health

Tour de Fun: A family fun day event that includes rides, giant inflatables, pony rides, wall climbing, carnival rides, petting zoo, appearances by Fredbird and other mascots, live music, and much more. The event is put on by dads and funds raised from Tour de Fun help support scholarship assistance for Early Childhood Education and Family programming at the JCC. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door per child age 2-10. Free for adults.

Date: Aug 30
Time: 9:30am-1:30pm
Place: Jewish Community Center – 2 Millstone Campus Drive

Sunshine Run 5K: A 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run for all skill levels. Participants receive a Dri Fit gender specific shirt and a Finisher’s Medal. Finish line refreshments will be served and there’s a free Kids Dash for the youngsters. Family and pet friendly event. Proceeds go to Sunshine Kids which is an organization that helps kids with cancer by providing fun, positive group activities and emotional support. Registration is $35 for adults and $15 for ages 14 and under.

Date: Aug 30
Time: 8am
Place: Queeny Park – 550 Weidman Rd

Blues Ice Breaker: It’s time to get ready to drop the puck, because hockey season is almost here. Fans are invited to a kick-off celebration of the season at the Blues Ice Breaker Event. Be there to welcome back Vladimir Tarasenko, who signed an eight-year contract extension this summer. In addition, welcome back captain David Backes, defenseman Alex Pietrangelo and introduce new forward Troy Brouwer, who will wear the Blue Note for the first time. The event is free and will also feature live music from the Charles Glenn Band, great prize giveaways and appearances from Louie, Blue Crew and Angella.

Date: Aug 30
Time: 12-3pm
Place: Ballpark Village – 601 Clark

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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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