What to Do in St. Louis This Weekend

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Our first roundup of events in the new year includes a litany of beer-themed gatherings, exhibition openings and art experiences. Explore this weekend’s best in art, beer and brunch throughout St. Louis.

4 Hands Heart & Soul Beer Launch
A new year calls for a new beer launch from one of our favorite local breweries, 4 Hands Brewing Co. One $5 ticket gets you a pour of the mysterious newcomer to 4 Hands’ lineup—or you can secure a full bottle of Heart & Soul from the bar. All proceeds benefit SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.

When: Jan. 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: 4 Hands Brewing Company
Price: Beer for purchase

‘sky every day’ Exhibition Opening
Projects+gallery in the Central West End presents its newest group exhibition, “sky every day,” curated by the indomitable Jessica Baran. Titled after a 1968 poem by Aram Saroyan, the show brings together works in which materials take center stage, inspired by the formal genre of minimalist poetry. The exhibition features artists Christine Corday, Paul Cowan, N. Dash, Tom Friedman, Michelle Grabner, Ajay Kurian, Roman Liska, Anthony Pearson, Richard Serra, Joshua Smith and Keef Winter. Come to mingle and sip a complimentary beverage while you take in the artwork.

When: Jan. 10 at 5 p.m.
Where: projects+gallery
Price: Free

Munchies ‘n’ Movies
This Thursday, the Saint Louis Hop Shop on Cherokee Street hosts a beer-centric movie night in collaboration with Oskar Blues Brewery. Taste their newest Tropical IPA, Can-O-Bliss, and sample several other offerings from Oskar Blues while you kick back and enjoy the classic comedy “Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.” Snag a slider from the White Castle Crave Cases while supplies last.

When: Jan. 10 from 7-9 p.m.
Where: Saint Louis Hop Shop
Price: Beer for purchase

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Kehinde Wiley: The Power of Aesthetics
Experience the Saint Louis Art Museum’s raved-about exhibition of work by acclaimed painter Kehinde Wiley this Friday at a talk with Larry Ossei-Mensah, the Susanne Feld Hilberry Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. Ossei-Mensah will discuss Wiley’s manipulation of the power of aesthetics through the lens of art history, music, place and identity.

When: Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.
Where: Saint Louis Art Museum
Price: $5, free for members

Schlafly Beer Festival: Cabin Fever 2019
The cold winter months can’t stop Schlafly from giving the people what they want—access to another one of its lively, bustling beer festivals. Head to Schlafly Bottleworks’ heated patio for an afternoon of live music featuring Sean Canan’s Voodoo Players, more than 40 beer options, bonfires and comfort food.

When: Jan. 12 from noon-4 p.m.
Where: Schlafly Bottleworks
Price: $35

4 Hands Brewing Co.’s 7th Anniversary Party
Celebrate the seventh anniversary of 4 Hands Brewing Co. this weekend during its huge bash at Delmar Hall. Reserve your ticket ahead of time for free entry to a night of beer and live music, featuring The Mr. T Experience, The Fuck Off and Dies!, Horror Section and The Haddonfields.

When: Jan. 12 at 8 p.m.
Where: Delmar Hall
Price: Free with ticket

All Better: A Brunch Pop-Up
Earthbound Beer wants to help you recover from the weekend with an exclusive brunch pop-up featuring brand-new a-la-carte menu items. Accompany your feast with a little hair of the dog as the bartender mixes up special brunch cocktails on site at this Cherokee Street favorite.

When: Jan. 13 at 11 a.m.
Where: Earthbound Beer
Price: Food and drink for purchase

Featured image courtesy of Unsplash.

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