7 Things To Do This Weekend, Sept. 5 – 7

By Rachel Brandt
In Culture

Every Friday, ALIVE Magazine Publisher Elizabeth Tucker joins the Show Me St. Louis team in sharing our top picks for the weekend ahead.

Elizabeth Tucker and Heidi Glaus by ALIVE Magazine.

Elizabeth Tucker and Heidi Glaus by ALIVE Magazine.

1/ LouFest Music Festival
Saturday, Sept. 6 – Sunday, Sept. 7
The fourth annual LouFest brings together 40 bands on Forest Park’s Central Field. Concert-goers will enjoy international hit-makers Outkast and Arctic Monkeys, as well as local favorites like Pretty Little Empire.

2/ CAM Fall Exhibitions Opening
Friday, Sept. 5
CAM opens the fall season with installations featuring conceptual artist Mel Chin, Houston-based painter Mark Flood and acclaimed Dutch artist Carla Klein. Art will be on display from 7-9pm.

3/ Art Outside at Schlafly Bottleworks
Friday, Sept. 5 – Sunday, Sept. 7
Schlafly Beer presents this juried alternative art fair, now in its 11th year. Art enthusiasts will browse work from more than 50 artists and enjoy live music from local favorites like Miss Jubilee.

4/ Grand Center Theatre Crawl
Friday, Sept. 5
Six theatre companies join to present special 20-minute performances during Grand Center’s First Friday. This Kitchen Sink Series event starts at 6:30pm and is free to the public.

5/ St. Louis Art Fair in Downtown Clayton 
Friday, Sept. 5 – Sunday, Sept. 7
Artists, musicians and restaurants converge in the heart of Clayton for the 21st annual St. Louis Art Fair, presented by non-profit organization Cultural Festivals. Support independent artists showcasing a variety of mediums.

6/ Outdoor Missouri Gourmet Experience
Saturday, Sept. 6
Randall’s and Cabela’s join to present an outdoor eat-and-drink event featuring a variety of local restaurants, including Annie Gunn’s and Mike Shannon’s. Ticket sales benefit the Missouri Department of Conservation.

7/ #HealFerguson: A Concert For Peace & Unity
Sunday, Sept. 7
Brian Owens & The Message present a concert in support of the Ferguson Youth Initiative. Owens is joined by Adam Maness and members of the St. Louis Symphony, starting at 5:30pm..

Tune in every Friday between 10 and 11am for ALIVE Magazine’s 7 Things To Do This Weekend with Publisher Elizabeth Tucker and Show Me St. Louis Hosts. Subscribe to ALIVE’s Agenda Eblast for weekly updates on where to go every weekend. 

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