What to Do in St. Louis This Weekend
This weekend, browse our roundup of creative workshops, live music events and more. Don’t miss Friday’s Filipino BBQ feast at Earthbound Beer or the St. Louis Aquarium’s 21+ after-hours event with Anheuser-Busch. And on Saturday, make your way to one of the region’s largest Garage Sale & Swap marketplace events, followed by a dance showcase featuring local dancers and choreographers.
Designing Equity panel and discussion
Join We Live Here STL and AIGA Saint Louis for Designing Equity, a panel and discussion sponsored by the Missouri Foundation for Health. The event will feature speakers Antoinette Carroll, M.K. Stallings and Erika Harano, and will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the St. Louis Public Radio offices in Grand Center. Online registration is closed, but guests are still welcome to attend.
When: Thursday, Feb. 27 from 7-10 p.m.
Where: St. Louis Public Radio
Neighborhood: Grand Center
Under the Deep Brew Sea
In collaboration with Anheuser-Busch, the St. Louis Aquarium presents Under the Deep Brew Sea, a 21+ after-hours event at one of the city’s newest and most popular downtown attractions. Nine different breweries will spotlight two beers each for guests to enjoy. Tickets are available for purchase online.
When: Thursday, Feb. 27
Where: St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station
Neighborhood: Downtown St. Louis
New Music Circle concert
The New Music Circle presents their second concert of the year featuring solo performances by Sarah Hennies and Merche Blasco on Friday, Feb. 28, from 8-9:30 p.m. at the Contemporary Art Museum. Sarah Hennies is a percussionist and composer and Merche Blasco is a composer producing experimental and electronic music. Tickets are available for purchase online.
When: Friday, Feb. 28 from 8-9:30 p.m.
Where: Contemporary Art Museum
Neighborhood: Grand Center
SLAM Underground: Extra
Bring the whole family to SLAM Underground: Extra, the St. Louis Art Museum’s free art event on Friday, Feb. 28, from 7-10 p.m. Enjoy live music, signature cocktails, crafts and activities, a photo booth, prizes, a performance from The Opera Bell Band at 8:45 p.m. and more.
When: Friday, Feb. 28 from 7-10 p.m.
Where: St. Louis Art Museum
Neighborhood: Forest Park
Filipino BBQ Residency: The Fattened Caf pop-up series, part 2
Part two of Earthbound Beer’s pop-up series, Filipino BBQ Residency: The Fattened Caf, is back this Friday, Feb. 28, from 6-9 p.m. The feast includes new BBQ options, BBQ-beer pairings and more. Earthbound Beer’s drink selection and NA beverage options will also be available. No reservations required!
When: Friday, Feb. 28 from 6-9 p.m.
Where: Earthbound Beer
Neighborhood: Cherokee Street
Slipping into Bluegrass + Slipping into Darkness
4 Hands Brewing Co. presents two events this weekend: Slipping into Bluegrass on Friday, Feb. 28, and Slipping into Darkness on Saturday, Feb. 29. Slipping into Bluegrass is a free, live bluegrass music concert with food available from some the city’s favorite local spots. And Slipping into Darkness is 4 Hands Brewing Co.’s annual event celebrating the brewery’s 25+ different stouts with live music, food and so much more. Tickets for Slipping into Darkness are available for purchase online.
When: Friday-Saturday, Feb. 28-29
Where: 4 Hands Brewing Co.
Neighborhood: LaSalle Park
Price: Free for Slipping into Bluegrass and $15-$50 for Slipping into Darkness
Garage Sale & Swap Meet Midwest
Now in its 13th year, enjoy the annual Eureka Chamber of Commerce Garage Sale & Swap Meet, one of the region’s largest marketplace events, this Saturday, Feb. 29, from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at Six Flags St. Louis. With more than 500 vendors and food available onsite, spend the day browsing a wide array of unique gifts and goodies. Entry is $10 per car.
When: Saturday, Feb. 29 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Six Flags St. Louis
Seen: STL Edition
This Saturday, Feb. 29, join Resilience Dance Company for Seen: STL Edition to view recent works from a roster of St. Louis dancers and choreographers presenting new and current works-in-progress. Enjoy drinks and light snacks while supporting St. Louis’ local dance community at this new performance space. Featured artists include Sam Gaitsch, Heather Himes, Emily Duggins, Emily Haussler, Josiah Gundersen and Hannah Price.
When: Saturday, Feb. 29 from 6-9 p.m.
Where: Link Auditorium
Neighborhood: Central West End
Price: Free ($5 suggested donation)
Featured image courtesy of Clem Onojeghuo.