STL Weekend Events: May 19-22

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The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for Thursday, May 19th through Sunday, May 22nd, 2016.


National Bike To Work Day: This year marks the 60th anniversary of the event that promotes the bicycle as an option for commuting to work as a healthy and safe alternative to driving. Join more than 500 individuals locally to be the change you want to see. Stop and refuel at participating stations including: Missouri Botanical Gardens, Missouri History Museum, Kaldi’s on Demun, HandleBar, Lupus Foundation, Intercon Chemical Company, Central Reform Congregation, Downtown O’Fallon, The Orion Apartments, CityView Apartments, Simon Rec Center, Lyon Park, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and ZeeBee Market.

Date: Friday, May 20
Time: 6:30am=9am
Place: participating refuel stations


St. Louis Cardinals: The Cardinals are home for the week, first playing the Rockies, then moving on to the Arizona Diamondbacks this weekend. Friday’s game promotion is a Yadier Molina garden gnome to the first 30,000 fans 16 and older. It’s also autograph night – 2 current Cardinals tbd will appear in Ford Plaza from 5:45-6:15pm and sign for kids 15 and under. Mike Crudale and Tom John Costello will appear from 6:15- 7pm and sign for fans of all ages. Saturday’s giveaway is an adult Cardinals pullover, and Sunday’s is a kids performance t-shirt. You can also purchase Coca-Cola Sunday tickets for just $10 which include a Coke and a hot dog. Head over to Ballpark Village on Friday after the game to enjoy live music from Bitter Pill.

Date: May 20-22
Time: Fri: 7:15pm, Sat: 3:05pm, Sun: 1:15pm
Place: Busch Stadium

Saturday Signings at the Museum: Head over to Ballpark Village before Saturday’s Cardinals game to see one of your favorite Cardinals alumni, Rick Horton, and get his autograph. You must have an autograph line ticket and valid museum admission to receive an autograph. Line tickets will be distributed starting at 9:30am at the Busch Stadium II infield entrance to Cardinals Nation at Ballpark Village on Saturday.

Date: Saturday, May 21
Time: 9:30am
Place: Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum-601 Clark

Soulard Crawfish Boil: The 25th Annual Ragin Cajun Fest & Crawfish Boil. Come on down and jam your grill full of the sickest beer-can chicken, mud bugs, jumbo shrimp, potatoes, corn, cratch made jambalaya, and “new this year” red beans and rice, that you have ever had. Wash it down with a few barley pops or your favorite cocktail, while you dance the night away with live music from Leslie Nillissen, The Pedestrians, The Darrells, and Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City All-Stars. Tickets are $40. Proceeds benefit the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias. First 250 people get a free party souvenir cup.

Date: Saturday, May 21
Time: 3-11:30pm
Place: 10th and Allen

Sunrise Yoga at FoodRoof: Enjoy Yoga while taking in a lovely sunrise at the FOOD ROOF Farm with sweeping views of downtown St. Louis. This one hour long yoga practice is appropriate for all-levels and is led by experienced instructor, Stephanie Daugherty, from Southtown Yoga. After class, enjoy a guided tour of the rooftop farm. Space is very limited for this event so reserve your tickets in advance. Tickets are $20. All proceeds support the nonprofit Urban Harvest STL and their FOOD ROOF Farm project where they grow healthy, organic food for under-served communities in St Louis.

Date: Saturday, May 21
Time: 7am
Place: Food Roof Farm-1335 Convention Plaza


Caffeine Crawl: The 5th annual Caffeine Crawl highlights the city’s best in coffee, tea, and chocolate with many routes to choose from, and over a dozen participating local businesses. If you are a fan of these local beverage hotspots, want to learn more about coffee, tea, and chocolate, and enjoy exploring the city this May’s event will be perfect for you. Each stop on your route will provide a sample and presentation in typical Caffeine Crawl fashion, and be led by a Crawl guide. Shops include: Arthouse Coffee and Living Room, Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier, Blueprint Coffee, Half & Half, Kakao Chocolate, Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Co., Kayak’s Coffee & Provisions, ​Kitchen House Coffee, The Mud House, Northwest Coffee Roasting Company, Park Avenue Coffee, and ​Stringbean Coffee Co.

Date: May 20 & 21
Time: Fri: 2-5:30pm or 5-8pm, Sat: 8:30am – 12:30pm or 1-4:30pm
Place: City Coffee Shops

Kevin Nealon: Actor and comedian Kevin Nealon will be performing on the Lumiere Stage this weekend. Kevin is known for his unique sense of humor, dry wit and likeable demeanor. Best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1995, acting in several of the Happy Madison films, and for playing Doug Wilson on the Showtime series Weeds. Tickets are $25-$35.

Date: Saturday, May 21
Time: 7pm & 9:30pm
Place: Lumiere Place – 999 N 2nd St


Taste of Maplewood: Now its 8th year now, the Taste of Maplewood Street Festival brings together foodies, shoppers, and music lovers to enjoy the bites, sights, and sounds of a city known for everything hip and happening. Enjoy live entertainment on two stages, including performances by the Jeremiah Johnson Band, PowerPlay, Blue Devils Rhythm and Blues Band and more. Enjoy tastes from Boogaloo, Las Palmas, Maya Cafe, The Crow’s Nest, The Muddled Pig Gastropub, The Post, and more, plus retail and community vendors.

Date: Saturday, May 21
Time: 12-9pm
Place: Sutton Blvd, Maplewood

Bark in the Park: The largest dog walk and festival in the Midwest. Join thousands of dog lovers at Cricket Field in Forest Park and raise money for animals in need. Enjoy performances from the Pro Plan Performance Team, pet contests including: Ugliest Mug, Shortest Legs, Sloppiest Kisser, Doggie-Owner Lookalike, Best Costume, and Best Trick. Join the Walk for Animals, a 1 Mile Walk to End Animal Abuse. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Fund.

Date: Saturday, May 21
Time: 8am-1pm
Place: Forest Park

St. Charles

CHOMP Regional Food Truck, Music and Film Festival: An all day festival that will kick off the Food Truck Frolic series. Enjoy food from up to 50 food trucks, live music from the SCC Jazz Big Band, Deja, Zero Friction, Matt Wynn, Dr. Zhivegas, kids activities including a Mercy Kids Kidz Zone with Inflatables, mascots, princesses, superheroes, firetrucks, ambulances, police cars, the Bubble Bus, free bike helmets, coloring, crafts, face painting, performances by Princess Tiana, and Rapunzel and Ariel from Simply a Princess, plus 50+ art, merchandise and other vendors, Anheuser-Busch products by Krey Distributing Co, and finally enjoy “Minions” on the lawn at 9pm. The proceeds from the events will benefit both the Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce and the SCC Foundation.

Date: Saturday, May 21
Time: 12-9pm
Place: St. Charles Community College Blue Lot-4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive

Sunday Funday in St. Charles: Enjoy live entertainment, food, drink, and fun in the afternoon. Music by the Jason Nelson Band between the 100-200 blocks of N. Main St. No coolers allowed. Participating restaurants include: Bobby’s Place, Tony’s on Main Street, Undertow, R.T. Weiler’s, Bombshell, Lloyd and Harry’s, Uncle Joe’s, Mr. Thirsty’s, and La Tia & Pancho’s Cantina & Grill. Purchase a wristband and get food samples from the participating restaurants.

Date: Sunday, May 22
Time: 1-6pm
Place: Main Street St. Charles

Wentzville Days Fair & Music Festival: A three-day, family-friendly celebration and carnival in the streets of Downtown Wentzville. New festival additions such as the Brew & Q barbecue contest, new bands and entertainment options, an exclusive children’s area, and much more. Enjoy live music from Doc Holiday, Well Hungarians, Petty Cash Junction, The Muddy Horse Band, Steve Scorfina & The Blues Offenders, Danny Liston & The Brothers, and Smash Band. Enjoy the Miss Missouri Outdoors Children Pageant & Miss & Teen Wentzville Pageant, the 9th annual American Legion Antique and Classic Motorcycle and Car Show, and delicious food and drink vendors.

Date: May 20-22
Time: Fri: 6-11pm, Sat: 12am-11pm, Sun: 12-6pm
Place: main streets of Wentzville

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