What to Do in St. Louis This Weekend

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The Guided: St. Louis team is back with a selection of virtual events for this upcoming weekend! As more and more organizations, artists, and businesses continue to adapt to the changing times we’re happy to be your source of weekend activities and ideas. This week we bring you a virtual happy hour with STL Barkeep, two livestreamed performances from out-of-the-box theater company Shakespeare St. Louis, a digital workshop from the City Museum and an online vendor marketplace event featuring St. Louis small businesses.

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Virtual Happy Hour Round 2 with STL Barkeep

STL Barkeep and We Are Live have partnered to host a virtual happy hour this Thursday, March 26, from 4-5 p.m. Hop online to join Virtual Happy Hour Round 2 to enjoy some music, comedy, cocktail-making and conversation from the comfort of your couch.

When: Thursday, March 26, from 4-5 p.m.
Where: Facebook Live 

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis: Venus & Adonis

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis is moving through the stay-at-home order with a healthy dose of wit and theater with the new series Shakespeare in the Sheets. This weekend, join Shakespeare Festivals’ TourCo company for a livestreamed performance of “Venus & Adonis,” an epic poem of unrequited love between the Goddess Venus and the young hunter Adonis.

When: Thursday, March 26, at 8 p.m.
Where: Facebook Live Stream

City Museum: Music & Other Things with Max Cassilly

The City Museum is bringing the fun, magic and activity online—from its Facebook Live page all the way into your home. This Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m., visit the City Museum’s Facebook Page for Music & Other Things with Max Cassilly, who will be offering “Project Mapping. Visuals. Soundscapes. And a special guest you might recognize.” A full schedule of virtual events (from crafts to stories) is available online.

When: Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m.
Where: Facebook Live

STL Sit & Shop Online Marketplace

Organized by St. Louis visual artist Claressa Griffin, aka Claressa Vladdimyr, the STL Sit & Shop Facebook event brings a selection of local vendors and artists together for an online shopping experience this Saturday, March 28, from 4 p.m.-2 a.m. She’s curated a fabulous participant list of St. Louis artists, makers and vendors, from Glamtrashzodiac‘s crystal jewelry to Sestra Koza‘s leather to Musical Ornaments by Janie.

When: Saturday, March 28, from 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Facebook Event

Virtual Vendor Fest

Visit the Virtual Vendor Fest’s Facebook page this Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for an online marketplace festival featuring a diverse selection of more than 25 different local vendors. Local makers and small business owners are invited to sign up to participate in for the next vendor fest by registering online. This month’s vendor list includes STL Cake Pops, Wandering Ash Tree, Lass & Laddie, Two Chicks Vintage Marketplace and more.

When: Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Facebook Page

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis: ‘The Plague’

Join Shakespeare St. Louis for the opening night of its livestreamed performance of “The Plague,” Albert Camus’s French novel about an outbreak and the response of the people. The readings, part of the new Shakespeare in the Sheets series, begin on Sunday, March 29, at 8 p.m., continuing at the same time every night through Thursday, April 2.

When: Sunday, March 29, at 8 p.m.
Where: Facebook Live Stream

Restaurant Rally fundraising meals

Six local restaurant have banded together to benefit the Gateway Resilience Fund for a no-contact, pay-what-you-can meal. The menu for breakfast (9 a.m.) includes breakfast burritos from Mission Taco Joint, donuts from Strange Donuts and coffee from Dubuque Coffee Co. Lunch (11 a.m. until the food is gone) features sandwiches from Chicken Out and soup from Sugarfire and Hi-Pointe.

When: Sunday, March 29, breakfast at 9 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m.
Where: The Boathouse in Forest Park
Cost: Donations accepted

Featured image courtesy of Hannah Busing.

What to Do in St. Louis This Weekend

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