STL Weekend Events: April 19-22

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Cardinals Baseball, Earth Day & Hamilton Highlight The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide For April 19-22

St. Louis Weekend Events for Thursday, April 19 through Sunday, April 22, 2018 feature St. Louis Cardinals, Earth Day Festival, Hamilton, Shake 38, LagerFest, Food Truck Fest, World’s Largest Garage Sale, Third Friday, and more.


St. Louis Cardinals: The Cardinals take on the Cincinnati Reds at home this weekend. Friday’s game features an Adult Navy Mesh Pullover Jersey that fans 16 and over will go home with. There is also a Grateful Dead theme ticket. With purchase of themed ticket, fans will receive a Grateful Dead Cardinals item and a pre-game performance by St. Louis’ favorite Dead tribute band, Jake’s Leg. Saturday’s game promotional item is a Dexter Fowler bobblehead that fans 16 and over can take home. Sunday’s game promotion is a kids Yadier Molina jersey that kids 15 and under can take home and a Cardinals tote bag.

Date: April 20-22
Time: Fri: 7:15PM, Sat & Sun: 1:15pm
Place: Busch Stadium

Circus Flora: The Case of the Missing Bellhop:The world-famous Balding Hotel has long been an exclusive getaway for dignitaries and nobility from around the world. A place where the staff and crew have unusual skills and where people can go about their business without many questions asked – making the hotel famous for luxury and impeccable service. But when a beloved bellhop goes missing, the Balding begins to attract attention. Secrets proliferate and questions abound! What happened to the bellhop, and who knew about it? Come check out Circus Flora to find out! Specially Priced Previews opening weekend of April 19 – April 21! Tickets start at $12.

Date: April 19-May 13
Time: Thurs-Sat: 7pm, Sat & Sun: 1pm
Place: Big Top-3401 Washington Blvd

Runway Lights Fashion Show: Featuring fashions from world-famous designers on the region’s top models, Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis’ Runway Lights Fashion Show is modeled after those you would find in New York. This year’s event will showcase designs from none other than the fashion powerhouse that is Ralph Lauren. To top the show off, Ameren Power Kids will join professional models on the runway to demonstrate their power wheelchairs and to model their own Ralph Lauren fashions. The event also features an elegant luncheon created by local chef, Greg Maggi, followed by a live auction that includes a custom piece of jewelry by designer Adam Foster, plus fashion experiences and exotic trips. Variety Women lead the effort to raise funds for Variety’s TherHappy Kids program.

Date: Saturday, April 21
Time: 10:30am
Place: Union Station-1820 Market St

The Humane Society of Missouri's Onesie Pup Crawl is just one of the cool events happening around St. Louis this weekend. Check out the STL Weekend Events Guide for April 19-22, 2018.
The Humane Society of Missouri’s Onesie Pup Crawl is just one of the cool events happening around St. Louis this weekend. Check out the STL Weekend Events Guide for April 19-22, 2018.

Onesie Pup Crawl: Snuggle up in your favorite onesie, grab the pooch (pupper onesie encouraged!) and head to Soulard for an afternoon “Pup Crawl” to benefit homeless pets at the Humane Society of Missouri! $20 per person includes a souvenir cup, food and drink specials at participating pubs, and furry fun with other animal lovers! We’ll be cruising to the most “pup-ular” pooch-friendly patios in Soulard while raising funds for a great cause.

Date: Saturday, April 21
Time: 12-5pm
Place: Soulard

A Tasteful Affair 30: Food Outreach commemorates its 30th year in the community with this much-anticipated event, featuring hundreds of unique auction items, live music and food samples from dozens of top culinary crews from around the greater St. Louis area. Please come dressed as your favorite Broadway character! Bid to win 2 tickets to Hamilton in NYC, St. Louis Cardinals pre-game First Pitch Experience for one plus 4 Box Seats at a 2018 Home Game, 3-Course Dinner + wine pairings for up to 10, by Chef Bryan Carr of Avenue in Chase Park Plaza, and more. Enjoy live entertainment by Ben Nordstrom and Friends. Tickets are $75 Advance/$85 Door.

Date: Sunday, April 21
Time: 2-5pm
Place: Four Seasons-999 N 2nd St


Hamilton: The Fabulous Fox is proud to announce the Broadway Musical, HAMILTON, will play its premiere St. Louis engagement. With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.

Date: April 3-22
Time: times vary
Place: The Fox – 527 N Grand

Shake 38: Each spring, SHAKE 38 gives Shakespeare back to St. Louis residents, artists, performers, and fans of his work in a marathon celebration of the Bard’s 38 plays. Since its first year in 2010, SHAKE 38 has grown from a 38-hour performance by 200 artists to a five-day event attracting over 1,500 artists from across the region and dozens of diverse community partners. Only one rule exists for participants: Make the play happen any way you see fit. The result is a dazzling array of events across the St. Louis area, designed for a variety of audiences to enjoy.

Date: April 18-22
Time: Times vary
Place: Throughout St. Louis

Food Truck Fest: Follow the caravan of various mobile menus and join family and friends for dinner in beautiful Tilles Park. The event is free and includes live music from the Ralph Butler Duo – band plays from 5:30- 7:30pm. This food truck event is also paired with the St. Louis County Volunteer Recruitment Fair! Come learn about volunteer opportunities throughout St. Louis County.Beer and Wine available from Edg-Clif Winery. Tentative Food Truck List: Bombay Food Junkies, Buzz’s Hawaiian Grill, Doughboy’s Wood Fired Pizza, Go Gyro Go, Holy Crepe, K-Bop STL, Sarahs Cake Stop, The Southerner -StL, Walk Away Waffles, Yo Salsa.

Date: Thursday, April 19
Time: 5-8pm
Place: Tilles Park

Around the World Wine Dinner: Travel to wine-producing regions around the world through a five course dinner hosted by a visiting wine expert. Chefs from Catering St. Louis will create the regional menu, pairing each course with a different wine from the same region. Check the website for the full 5-course meal. $70 per person (plus 18% service charge and tax) | Advance reservations required.

Date: Thursday, April 19
Time: 7pm
Place: Botanical Garden-4344 Shaw Blvd

Third Friday: Kids Night Out: This month’s for the kids! Throughout the night, our artists will be transforming kids’ drawings into one-of-a-kind works of art! Bring your drawings, or have a seat at the table to make one at the event! Our Glassblowing and Flameworking artists will select their favorites before each demo! Show us your creative side with our glass art experiences! Make a paperweight, beautiful beads that can be added to a bracelet, necklace, or keychain, and more. Grab a slice or a whole pie from the Pi Pizzeria food truck! East Gallery presents a new showcase by Women in Focus St. Louis. Sing, shout, dance and laugh when Babaloo takes the stage for an over-the-top performance! At 8:30pm, The St. Louis Fire Technicians turn up the heat on the patio!

Date: Friday, April 20
Time: 6pm
Place: Third Degree Glass Factory-5200 Delmar

Earth Day Festival: A community tradition to learn about sustainable products and services offered by local businesses and organizations, meet local area non-profits that share Earth Day values, as well as showcasing local entertainment and local Green Dining Alliance restaurants. Enjoy beer in the beer garden from 4 Hands Brewery and Schlafly, food from a variety of local restaurants and food trucks in cluding Salt+Smoke, Mission Taco Joint, SqWires, Urban Eats, and tons more, plus root beer from Fitz’, cocktails from Handlebar, ice cream from Clementine’s and Ices Plan & Fancy, and more. There will be 2 stages featuring live entertainment including singing from Borthers Lazaroff, Mathias and the Pirates, and more, as well as dancing, animal talks with World Bird Sanctuary, and more.

Date: April 21 & 22
Time: 11am-5pm
Place: Forest Park – Muny Grounds

Kirkwoodland Spring Celebration: Downtown Kirkwood will come alive with fairy characters, fairy and elf themed merchandise and displays, unique ideas for your garden or fairy garden and Earth Day at the Market. Dress as a woodland creature, fairy or elf and take your photo with fairy characters in Ken Connor Park. Children can have their face painted and purchase a handmade fairy wand at Lass & Laddie, 161 W. Jefferson. Kirkwood Public Library will offer a story time. Visit Kirkwood Farmers’ Market and enjoy the first harvest of the season, colorful plants and live music during Tunes at Ten.Kirkwood Living Green will have several specialists on hand to discuss beekeeping, harvesting honey, organic gardening, composting, urban tree care and more! Native garden enthusiasts can purchase native plants from Missouri Wildflowers. Plus, 100 pine tree seedlings from the Missouri Department of Conservation will be available.

Date: Saturday, April 21
Time: 10am-5pm
Place: 150 West Argonne Dr & local businesses

Record Store Day: Music Record Shop will include the 2018 releases plus we will be featuring a 1600 piece rock/metal collection in our VIP space on the 3rd Floor. We will open at 7am and Urban Chestnut will be dropping kegs off then! While you are digging through the crates in 303, Rebel Yell Boubon is helping you out with a featured craft cocktail tasting plus they are sponsoring a scavenger hunt in the store including prizes, gift cards for the store and other surprises! We will also have live Podcasts and Fletcher from Alt104.9 iHeart Radio broadcasting throughout the day. First 25 people in line will receive a custom swag bag.

Date: Saturday, April 21
Time: business hours
Place: various participating stores

Chinese Culture Days: A Grand Parade led by a 70-foot dancing dragon opens our annual springtime festival of Chinese culture, featuring acrobatics, square dances, tea and cooking demonstrations, traditional artwork and authentic regional cuisine. Enjoy special activities in the Grigg Nanjing Friendship Chinese Garden.

Date: Sunday, April 21 & 22
Time: 9am-5pm
Place: Botanical Garden-4344 Shaw Blvd

LagerFest: Sample ‘lagers of the past’ at our first annual LagerFest. We invited breweries from across the country renowned for their world-class lagers to brew different historical versions for this year’s kickoff! Learn about the style firsthand with around twenty, unique, historical lagers to try!In addition to ‘historic’ lagers, the fest will feature a variety of food available for purchase and live music including Bolzen Beer Band! Glassware and sampling tickets will be available for purchase day-of the festival. $15 gets you a glass and (5) samples. Additional samples available (2) for $5.

Date: Sunday, April 22
Time: 11am-8pm
Place: Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery-4465 Machester Ave Ave


World’s Largest Garage Sale: Finding a great garage sale can be hard. But with hundreds of vendors, this is thrift shopping at its finest! The World’s Largest Garage Sale moves to Family Arena in St. Charles this spring with more hidden gems and cherished prizes to purchase. For one day only, the powerhouse brands of New Country 92.3, 106.5 The Arch, and 101ESPN give YOU an opportunity to make a little extra cash and sell off all your old junk in one convenient location. Admission at the door: Early Bird (7:00am – 7:45am): $10, GA (8:00am – 1:00pm): $5

Date: Saturday, April 21
Time: 7am
Place: Family Arena

I Feel Pretty, Super Troopers 2 & Traffik Hit Movie Theaters This Weekend

Super Troopers 2, I Feel Pretty & Traffik open in movie theaters this weekend. They highlight the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.
Super Troopers 2, I Feel Pretty & Traffik open in movie theaters this weekend. They highlight the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.

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