7 Things To Do This Weekend: Aug. 3-7

By ALIVE Staff
In Culture

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further.

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Photo courtesy of Open Highway Music Festival

1/ Open Highway Music Festival
Aug. 2-7
Off Broadway
The Open Highway Music Festival kicks off Tuesday, Aug. 2 with Frankie Cosmos and features other talented groups throughout the next two weeks, including Tok, Billy Joe Shaver, Milemarker, and more. Grab your friends and family and come check out some great music in an even better atmosphere.

2/ “OVO” by Cirque du Soleil
Aug. 3-7
Chaifetz Arena
This vivid performance returns to St. Louis with its latest show. “OVO” tells of the bright world of insects that must deal with the sudden appearance of an egg that represents an enigma and the cycle of their lives.

3/ Charm Swarm
Aug. 4
Rusted Chandelier
This next Fashion After Five event is one you don’t want to miss. Take a fun fashion tour around Kirkwood while enjoying new styles, delicious food, exclusive tours, drinks and more.

4/ “Tosca”
Aug. 5-6
Union Avenue Opera
Directed by Jon Truitt and conducted by Stephen Hargreaves, “Tosca” is a beautiful production about deceit, lies, lust, corruption, and love. Find out if Tosca will give herself to a man she hates to save the man she loves or if she will she betray everything her lover believes to spare his life.

5/ “NSEW: Divided by Land | United by Film”
Aug. 5-27
Kranzberg Arts Center
Join the Kranzberg Art Center as it celebrates the opening of its new exhibition from The Film Shooters Collective, “NSEW: Divided by Land | United by Film.” The project is a collaboration of 78 photographers over 17 countries and runs Aug. 5-27. The Opening Reception will be held during First Fridays from 6-9pm.

6/ North by Old North
Aug. 6
Crown Square
Come out and enjoy a free music and art festival with performances from a variety of artists, including The Domino Effect, Delta Sol Revival, as well as dance and theatre performances, workshops, live art, and more. This event is open to people of all ages and walks of life, so grab your friends and family and experience the rich history and culture that this festival has to offer.

7/ Yoga and Brunch
Aug. 6
Bowood Farms
There’s no better way to start your Saturday than with a rejuvenating yoga session followed by a delicious brunch. The session will be instructed by a Yoga Buzz instructor and the brunch menu will contain a yogurt & Osage nutty granola parfait, fresh fruit salad, and banana blueberry bread along with coffee, tea and housemade sodas from Cafe Osage.

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