7 Things To Do This Weekend: July 6-10

By ALIVE Staff
In Culture

Need something to do this weekend? Look no further.

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Photo courtesy of Southern

1/ Party Animals!
July 9
The Vino Gallery
Living Collective, The Vino Gallery and Weird Culture invite you and your furry friend to drink, shop, and play with for a good cause. Shop local makers including The Daily Disco, Enamel, Fable & Lore, iheartfink, Westminster Press, and Lonesome Traveler. Live music, drinks, and shopping from 3-7pm. A portion of all sales will be donated to the Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA).

2/ #ThisIsABrooch Pop-Up
July 7
Craft Alliance
Celebrate homemade brooches with music and drinks at Craft Alliance’s #ThisIsABrooch Pop-Up. Enjoy a night of cocktails sponsored by Four Roses, music from DJ David Kirkland, a “Brooch Me” photo booth and a limited line of jewelry from artists Liz Clark, Tanya Crane, Laura Markley and Seth Papec.

3/ Exhibition Opening for “spread”
July 8
Reese Gallery
The gallery opening for Reese Gallery’s first pop-up show, “spread,” is on Friday, July 8 from 6-9pm. The collaborative show explores “the inner life of adolescence, in all its awkward beauty,” and includes writings by Elizabeth Tucker, and visual work by Michael Drummond and Kat Reynolds.

4/ Art Hill Film Series
July 8, 15, 22, 29
Forest Park
Movies on Art Hill are back! Every Friday in July catch a flick under the stars. Come early to grab a bite from one of St. Louis’ many food trucks. July 8—Top Gun; July 15—Rocky; July 22—E.T. the Extra Terrestrial; July 29—Forest Gump.

5/ Let Them Eat Art
July 8
Maplewood
Don’t miss out on the annual Maplewood celebration Let Them Eat Art. In the event’s 12th year celebrating local, eclectic creativity, you’re invited to bring the whole family (even your pet!) and enjoy inspiring artwork, delicious food and cocktails from local vendors, live music, and an atmosphere full of joy, diversity and local pride.

6/ “Grey Gardens: The Musical”
July 8-30
JCC
This Tony Award-winning musical is a retelling of the cult classic documentary telling the story of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s relatives during their fall from society.

7/ Southern Fried Chicken Festival
July 10
4 Hands Brewing Company
Southern is celebrating its first year of business & National Fried Chicken Day with one awesome event. Join 4 Hands along with some other well-loved St. Louis establishments including 4 Hands, Byrd and Barrel, The Libertine and many more for a celebration of beer and fried chicken. 4 Hands is even crafting a special new beer to pair perfectly with fried chicken on a hot summer day. This family-friendly event will feature face painting, T-shirt printing by Art Farm and sweet treats from Strange Donuts.

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