7 Things To Do This Weekend: Aug. 24-28
Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further.
1/ Festival of Nations
Tower Grove Park
Head to Tower Grove Park for the two-day international festival, Festival of Nations. This two-day festival will celebrate the multiple cultures in and around St. Louis and will feature more than 40 food booths, music, dancing, arts and crafts and unique gifts from all over the world.
2/ Jazz Crawl
Enjoy free live jazz music all within walking distance in Grand Center on Aug. 24. Head to Magnolia Café and The Stage at KDHX from 5-7pm, Kranzberg Arts Center from 7-9pm, and The Dark Room from 9-11pm.
3/ Pü F3st
St. Louis’ very own underground music festival, otherwise known as Pü Fest, is set to occur for the third year in a row this August. Underrepresented local bands and acclaimed touring artists are made accessible to music enthusiasts in St Louis at an affordable price: only $30 for the entire weekend and $20 for a day pass. Performers include St. Louis acts like Beauty Pageant, Jack Grelle, and Fister along with national acts like Flux Bikes of Chicago, Idle Bloom from Nasvhille, Jessica Pavone from New York City along with many others.
4/ “Between the Lines”
Aug 26-Oct. 23
Roy Strassberg and Bunny Burson explore memories and family histories of the holocaust as first-generation American Jews in their exhibition, “Between the Lines.” Join the artists and Craft Alliance in celebrating the new exhibit at the opening reception. Between the Lines is featured at Craft Alliance from Aug. 26 through Oct. 23.
5/ Science Uncorked
Saint Louis Science Center
Wine making is more than just an art—it’s a science. At Science Uncorked, guests get hands-on with the ingredients and chemistry of wine making. Enjoy appetizers, live music and get the chance to taste more than 70 different wines.
6/ I Love Forest Park 5K
Enjoy the beauty of Forest Park as you run the “I Love Forest Park 5K”—the only race that benefits the park. While running along the route, you’ll pass some of STL’s best spots, including World’s Fair Pavilion, the Boathouse, Art Hill, Saint Louis Art Museum and more. Registration opens at 6:30am with the race starting at 7:30am.
7/ Bissinger’s, Bourbon, and BBQ
The Caramel Room
Sample some of the best Bissinger’s, Bourbon and BBQ at The Caramel Room. Enjoy an array of unique bourbons, a bevy of tasty treats and bluegrass music as smooth as the sips.