7 Things To Do In St. Louis This Weekend: Sept. 8-11

Looking for something to do this weekend?

1/ LouFest
Sept. 10-11
Forest Park
LouFest is back for its seventh year this September. Enjoy a weekend of both local and national musical acts as well as local makers and culinary masters. This year, LouFest welcomes more than 30 national acts, including LCD Soundsystem, Chris Stapleton and Ms. Lauryn Hill.

2/ “Sister Act
Sept. 9-Oct. 9
The Robert G. Reim Theatre
Catch the opening of the acclaimed musical, “Sister Act,” on Friday, Sept. 9 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. Based on the 1992 film comedy of the same name, the performance will make its regional debut, and run through Oct. 9.

3/ “Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display” Exhibition Opening & 10th Anniversary Celebration
Sept. 9
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
On Friday, Sept. 9, celebrate Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s 10th anniversary with the opening of “Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display,” an exhibition that is the first-ever museum-wide installation of a permanent collection. Also on display will be a specially-commissioned edible work of art produced in collaboration by Washington University alumnus Ebony G. Patterson and La Patisserie Chouquette, a St. Louis-based boutique bakery.

4/ St. Louis Classic Cocktail Party
Sept. 10
Lafayette Square Park
On Saturday, Sept. 10, visit Lafayette Square Park for the 5th Annual Classic Cocktail Party. The event will celebrate area distilleries, the craft of the cocktail and feature live music from Ralph Butler Band.

5/ Saint Louis Art Fair
Sept. 9-11
Clayton
Make your way to downtown Clayton on the weekend of Sept. 9-11 for a three-day festival celebrating the arts. Attendees will be able to enjoy local cuisine, listen to more than 40 live acts and buy art from 180+ artists from across the nation.

6/ Garden Yoga
Sept. 11
Missouri Botanical Garden
On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Missouri Botanical Garden is holding two hour-long, all-levels yoga sessions. Attendees have the option of choosing the 10:30am or the 12:00pm session. Both sessions will be led by a Yoga Buzz instructor. Cost is $48 for members and $58 for non-members.

7/ Paint for Peace
Through Nov. 19
Various Locations
Beginning on Aug. 27, various locations throughout St. Louis are presenting a collection of murals painted on the boarded-up Ferguson storefronts in the wake of the 2014 protests. The collection runs through Nov. 19, and will also be on presentation at the following locations: Gallery 210 at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (Aug. 27-Oct. 30), Missouri History Museum (Aug. 27-Oct. 30), Vaughn Cultural Center (Sep. 2-Nov. 4), Ferguson Youth Initiative (Sep. 2-Oct. 30) and the Sheldon Art Galleries (Oct. 7-Nov. 19).

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