STL Weekend Events: Pokey LaFarge, Harlem Globetrotters

Ryan
1417 days ago.

The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for Thursday, December 31st through Sunday, January 3, 2016 featuring Pokey LaFarge, UFC 195, the Harlem Globetrotters at Scottrade Center and more.

The Harlem Globetrotters come to St. Louis this weekend.
Credit: Harlem Globetrotters

Downtown

St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild

The St. Louis Blues take on the Minnesota Wild at Scottrade Center on New Years Eve this year. The Blues are 22-12-4 on the season and are in second place in the NHL’s Central Division. The Wild are 18-10-6 and rank fourth in the Central.

Date: Thursday, December 31

Time: 7 PM

Place: Scottrade Center

Karate Bikini, Search Parties & Brotherfather

Karate Bikini, Search Parties and Brotherfather will be coming together to play a show this Friday night at Off Broadway. Tickets to the show are $10 with a $3 minor surcharge. Patrons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Date: Friday, January 1

Time: 8 PM

Place: Off Broadway

Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters bring their unique brand of basketball and comedy to St. Louis this weekend with two “games” on Saturday, January 2 at the Scottrade Center. Tickets range from $22.50 to $139.50 for courtside seats.

Date: Saturday, January 2

Time: 2 PM, 7 PM

Place: Scottrade Center

An Evening With Rockin’ Chair

Rockin’ Chair performs this Saturday night at the Old Rock House in downtown St. Louis. Rockin’ Chair is comprised of members of Mesa and Nickels, regional bands popular in the 1970s. The set list promises to features odes to Buffalo Springfield, the Allman Brothers Band, the Byrds and more. Tickets for the show are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Doors will open at 6:30 pm with the shows beginning at 7: 30 pm.

Date: Saturday, January 2

Time: 7:30 PM

Place:Old Rock House

UFC 195: Lawler vs Condit Watch Party

UFC 195 takes place this Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada and Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis will be hosting a viewing party for the event. The card is headlined by a welterweight title fight between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and “The Natural Born Killer”, Carlos Condit. Other fights on the main card include Stipe Miocic, Andrei Arlovski, Lorenz Larkin and Albert Tumenov, among others.

Date: Saturday, January 2

Time: 9 PM

Place: Ballpark Village

Jackson Howard CD Release Party

Jackson Howard will be releasing his new album, About Life, with a show this Saturday at Off Broadway. Emily Wallace and Hillary Fitz will be opening for Howard. Tickets to the show are $10 and Howard’s album will be available for the special price of just $5.

Date: Saturday, January 2

Time: 8 PM

Place: Off Broadway

 

Central

Pokey LaFarge At The Pageant

Hometowner Pokey LaFarge brings his show to The Pageant on New Years Eve. The Hooten Hallers and the River Kittens are also on the bill. Tickets are $30 for General Admission and $35 for reserved balcony seats.

Date: Thursday, December 31

Time: 7 PM

Place The Pageant

St. Charles

RK Gun & Knife Show

RK Shows will host a three-day gun show at the St. Charles Convention Center, January 1-3, 2016. Vendors will pack the with everything from guns to hunting supplies to military surplus items and outdoor gear for sale.

Dates: January 1-3, 2016

Time: Varies

Place St. Charles Convention Center

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