Tuesday, December 29, 2009

NYE in the Lou - What are YOU going to do?

Arguably, the biggest party night of the year, the last night of the year is all glitz, glam, and champagne. This year, we also celebrate the end of the first decade of the new millennium and a spectacular celestial event. Wow! Ever prepared to keep you grooving and moving, this NYE offers several party options – for the pair-bonded, the sizzling singles, the whole family, and the budget conscious.

Here are your Hostess’ recommendations for Thursday, December 31, 2009.

Black Velvet & Bluegrass Night at Schlafly’s Bottleworks
Music by "Naked" Mike Newman, The Wayward Mountaineers and The Foggy Memory Boys.

Royale Speakeasy New Years Eve at The Royale Food and Spirits
A prohibition style NYE celebration.
free

NYE at Fraizer’s Restaurant and Lounge
Happy Hour Specials, Free Oyster bar, Free Appetizers, Champagne Toast and Party Favors
free

Jive & Wail the New Year at Jive & Wail Piano Bars (2 locations)
Maplewood & St. Peters

Wonderland of Arts - First Night St. Louis
Grand Art Center
Family event, non-alcoholic

NYE at City Hall
Music provided by Bernie Hayes
St. Louis City Hall Rotunda

Once in a Blue Moon NYE Party
Music by DJ Andrew and DJ SF&Edgar
Hyatt Regency at the Arch
18th Floor Ballroom


Details of of these events can be found at New Year's Eve in St. Louis: Celebrate a new decade, a blue moon, and good times.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Weekend Lineup: December 17 - 20, 2009

Get an early start on your weekend. There is an event for you whether you’re home from school, want to re-unite with friends or enjoy some quiet time out on the town.

Thursday
- Cocktail party and Artist Discussion at Urban Eats
- Stroke’s No Joke Comdey Show hosted by Dee Lee
- Ugly Christmas Sweater Walk hosted by Metropolis St. Louis

Friday
- Third Friday Open House at Third Degree Glass Factory
- Café Soul 3rd Annual Holiday Show
- A Fête Society Happy Hour at Lafayette Fire Company Grand Opening
Join us as we celebrate local restaurants and bars, like we always do.
1801 Park Ave at 18th Street (Lafayette Square)
St. Louis, MO 63104


Saturday
- Citygarden for the Holidays: enjoy cocoa and carollers in the new city centerpiece. Free, perfect for families or date night.

Sunday
- Marlissa Hudson performs at Cote Brilliante Presbyterian Church
- Sound Clash featuring DJ Needles

Details for these events and more check the Examiner posts:
What’s happening this weekend? Thursday, December 17 – Sunday, December 20, 2009

And to get a sneak peak at the upcoming events, check out the December 2009 Events calendar. Coming soon…the New Years Eve Lineup.



Thursday, December 10, 2009

Top Events for this weekend: December 11-13, 2009

Friday
The Fête Society Holiday Banger at Yemanja Brazil - free appetizers and drink specials.
Citygarden for the Holidays - free family entertainment
Girl Friday's Annual Red-Hot Holiday Party

Saturday
Holiday Open House in Downtown Dutchtown
8th Annual Platinum Christmas Party
Najee Holiday Concert at the Ambassador
Intimate Distance Art Show

Sunday
Holiday Orchestra concert featuring Marlissa Hudson with the Town & Country Symphony - free family entertainment
Crafting with a Purpose at Paste Crafts in Soulard to benefit Haven of Grace Women Services

Details for these events and more check the Examiner posts:
What’s happening this weekend? December 11-13, 2009
What else is there to do besides shopping? Enjoy the local arts.
What’s happening this week? December 7-12, 2009
Holiday Parties for December 7-12, 2009

And to get a sneak peak at the upcoming events, check out the December 2009 Events calendar.












Monday, December 07, 2009

Top Events for this week, including Holiday parties - December 7-12, 2009

The year may be drawing to a close, but it is far from coming to an end. This month is proving to be as fun, exciting, and enjoyable as the previous eleven months. Not one to be outdone by the lush spring, shining summer or amazing autumn months, December in St. Louis is icy hot.

This week’s events include Holiday Parties for this week plus general fare.

Here’s a sample:
Monday
Hwy 40 Re-opening Happy Hour

Tuesday
SLAREP's Holiday Reception
Fuel Holiday Wine Party @ the Duane Reed Gallery

Wednesday
KETC 9 Community Cinema Series film screening of Young @ Heart
Osunlade CD Release Soirée: A Listening Party
Cocktails for a Cause to Benefit Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

Thursday
SIMPLE PLEASURES 3
Homolatte Cocktail Party & SpeakOUT! - the LGBTI spoken word/music open-mic night

Saturday
8th Annual Platinum Christmas Party

Details for these events and more check the Examiner posts.
Holiday Parties for December 7-12, 2009
What’s happening this week? December 7-12, 2009

And to get a sneak peak at the upcoming events, check out the December 2009 Events calendar.












Thursday, December 03, 2009

December 2009 Events

Friday, December 4, 2009
5:00 – 7:30 pm
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Appreciation & Holiday Party
Habitat for Humanity Administrative Office
3763 Forest Park Drive
St. Louis, MO
Cocktails & Appetizers

Friday, December 4, 2009
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
i-squared Annual Happy Hour
Celebrate the season with the International Institute St. Louis and sign up to volunteer for upcoming projects.
The Gramophone
4243 Manchester
Saint Louis, MO
$5 cover charge or free admission when you bring a toy. (We are registered at Target stores, if you need gift ideas). The toys will be distributed to refugee youth who attend the 2010 Children's Holiday Party.
Free appetizers!

Friday, December 4 – Sunday, December 6, 2009
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm: Friday
10:00 am – 7:00 pm: Saturday
10:00 am – 3:00 pm: Sunday
Big ASS Indie Art & Craft Show
Great local vendors selling their crafty wares – jewelry, assessories, home décor.
Mad Art Gallery
2727 12th Street (Soulard, across from Anheuser-Busch Tour Center)
St. Louis
Free admission

Saturday, December 5, 2009
10:00 am -1:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring Ken Konchel
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public

Saturday, December 5, 2009
6:00 pm
25th Anniversary Celebration of the St. Louis Chapter MBA Association
Emcee Keith Antone Willis and special performance by Katrina Reece
Phyllis Wheatley YWCA
2711 Locust Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
$50, $40 St. Louis MBA Members
More info or purchase tickets at
http://www.stlbmbaa.org/

Saturday, December 5, 2009
6:00 pm – 1:30 am
Chili Supper & Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale
The Barrel will be tapped and homemade chili will be served to ward off the cold weather.
Limited menu and special prices.
Homemade Chili both w/ meat and vegetarian w/ fresh baked cornbread $5
Companion Pretzel Hoagies w/ option of cheddar cheese $3 with ham $5
Founder's Backwoods Bastard Scotch Ale aged in bourbon barrel on draft 10.2% abv $6
Eric Damhorst spinning records
The Royale Food and Spirits
3132 South Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO

Saturday, December 5, 2009 at
11:55 pm - 2:30am
The Delmar Lounge
Last joint of 2009! Pure, unadulterated, true school HIP HOP!
DJ Needles delivers straight-up, stripped down, flat-out Hip Hop music for Hip Hop Headz to wild out to.
6235 Delmar Blvd
Saint Louis, MO
$3

Sunday, December 6, 2009
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Borrowed: an Exhibition of Artist Gena Brady Allen
The Urban Arts Collective at Urban Eats Cafe
3301 Meramec Street (Dutchtown)
Saint Louis, MO

Sunday, December 6, 2009
12 noon – 4:00 pm
Second Annual Green Living Expo
Join the Missouri History Museum's Second Annual Green Living Expo! The exhibition Missouri Botanical Garden: Green for 150 Years, 1859-2009 is our inspiration as we explkore "green living" in the 21st century.
Featuring a timeline of the Missouri Botanical Garden, photographs, artifacts and an audio tour, the 1,000-square-foot gallery examines the rich history of the oldest continually operating botanical garden in the United States.
Bring your family and friends to visit this free exhibit and enjoy eco-friendly shopping, educational demonstrations, music and more!
Flyer
Free

Check out the recap of the great event: Shoppers save green at Missouri History Museum 2nd Annual Green Living Expo

Sunday, December 6, 2009
12 noon – 4:00 pm
Fun on the Freeway: Highway 64 Opening Celebration
Newly renovated highway is open to pedestrian traffic (Westbound lanes) and bicycle traffic (Eastbound lanes) before the roads are open to vehicle traffic Monday morning.
3:00 pm: Ribbon cutting ceremony and Jack Buck Memorial Highway sign unveiling.
Westbound lanes of 1-64 between Hampton and Tamm
Access the highway at interchange between Kingshighway and Illinois

Sunday, December 6, 2009
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
La Novena presented by Belas Artes and the Colombian Society of St. Louis
A Christmas celebration for the whole family featuring the traditions of Colombia with music, dance, and holiday dishes.
Belas Artes
1854 Russell Blvd
St. Louis MO 63104
Free and open to the public but guests are encouraged to bring a holiday dish to share or children's gifts. (Gifts will be given to kids at the event and to children of refugees through the International Institute)

Monday, December 7, 2009
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Hwy 40 Re-Opening Happy Hour
$5 specialty drinks. $6-8 appetizers. Full menu offered
Eclipse Lounge
Moonrise Hotel
6177 Delmar (The Loop)
Saint Louis, MO




Tuesday, December 8, 2009
1:00 pm
Marlissa Hudson, soprano performs as a Soloist
Woman's Guild Christmas Program
St. Peters Episcopal Church
110 North Warson Road
Ladue, MO63124

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
5:00 – 8:00 pm
SLAREP's Holiday Reception
Regional Arts Commission Building
6128 Delmar (The Loop)
St. Louis, MO 63112
Free admission
RSVP at
info@slarep.com

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fuel Holiday Wine Party at the Duane Reed Gallery
Fuel for the City is joining forces for a holiday party with Stephanie Grossman's Wine Club. The Gallery features the Chihuly exhibit!
Duane Reed Gallery
4729 McPherson
Saint Louis, MO
Admission: A bottle of your favorite wine (chilled if necessary) or a plate of food to share
POST-PARTY
10:00 pm
Herbie’s
405 N Euclid (Central West End and one block away from the party)
Cash bar


Wednesday, December 9, 2009
12 noon – 3:00 pm
KETC 9 Community Cinema Series film screening of Young @ Heart
A documentary about a Senior Glee. Club. Event includes a free concert by the "Hot Flashes”, and a reading by ETC Senior Theater
Missouri History Museum
Forest Park
Free and open to the public

Thursday, December 10, 2009
Homolatte Cocktail Party
with Jerry Rabushka as the featured singer/songwriter/pianist artist
Homolatte is a queer music and spoken word series featuring LGBTI artists.
Urban Eats Cafe & The Urban Arts Collective
3301 Meramec Street (Dutchtown)
Saint Louis, MO

Saturday, December 12, 2009
10:00 am -4:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.Featuring Russell Vanecek and rank Roth
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public

Sunday, December 13, 2009
2:30 pm
Town & Country Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert
with Marlissa Hudson, soprano as a Featured soloist
Town & Country Symphony Orchestra
The Principia Ridgway Auditorium
13201 Clayton Road (East of Mason Road and west of Ballas Road)
Town & Country 63131
Free

Friday, December 18, 2009
6:00 – 10:00 pm
Third Friday Open House
Art and Craft meet at this monthly event where you can work with instructors and make a paperweight, a holiday tile keepsake, glass beads ($30 - $20) or cast your hand in glass. Plus, its fireside dining Third Degree style! Designing Chefs serves up comfort food with Italian flair. The gallery opens with New Glass: Nikolaj Christensen and Photography of Bogotá by Rick
Live Music featuring River Rats with foot-stompin’ bluegrass and country.

Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar (between University City’s Loop and the Central West End)
More info: www.stlglass.com or 314-367-4527. Reserve your dinner online $21 plus tax. Click Dinner@Third Degree
Family friendly
Free admission

Saturday, December 19, 2009
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.Featuring John Rogers
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public

Saturday, December 19, 2009
7:00 -8:00 pm
Citygarden for the Holidays
The Garden is decorated with trees and the sculpture are decorated with festive holiday lights, with over two dozen color- and pattern-changing globes of light brightening the plaza. There will be holiday choral groups from Joan Koontz and friends.
Plus, family-friendly holiday movies will be playing on the video screen in the garden.
Citygarden
9th and Market
Downtown St. Louis

Sunday, December 20, 2009
4:00 pm
Marlissa Hudson, soprano performs as a Featured Soloist
Cote Brilliante Presbyterian Christmas Celebration

St. Louis, MO

Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Vanita Applebum Entertainment Holiday Appreciation Concert Jean Baylor (formerly of Zhane’)
Location TBA
Tickets: $10
New Year’s Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2009
5:00 pm – 1:00 am
Black Velvet & Bluegrass Night
Enjoy your Bottleworks favorites and specials. Local Missouri farmers and delicious desserts.
Dinner available from 5:00 -10:00 .m.
Local live acoustic music from 9:00 pm.-1:00 am featuring "Naked" Mike Newman, The Wayward Mountaineers and The Foggy Memory Boys.
Live Music & Midnight Toast in the Crown Room
Doors at 8:00 p.m., music from 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
Cover charge for the Crown Room is $15 and includes live music and the midnight toast and tasting glass.
Schlafly’s Bottleworks
~~~~~ On-going Events ~~~~~

Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition
Now – December 28, 2009
10:00 am -5:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
10:00 am -4:00 pm (Sat)
"Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition" features 53 artworks in all media by 46 St. Louis regional artists from Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky. For a complete list of featured artists, sponsors, exhibition highlights, a downloadable invitation, and more, visit here.
Gallery closed Sundays & holidays
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis

Treasure!
Now - January 3, 2010
Explores the history of treasure hunting--including sunken pirate plunder, the gold rushes of the Old West, hidden caches or family heirlooms in the attic. The entire family will enjoy exploring the science, state-of-the-art technology and mythology of hunting--and protecting--jewels, coins and precious metals in this special exhibition brimming with rare artifacts; family fun; informational videos; and treasure hunting tales from across the globe.http://www.xsnrg.com/treasure!/index2.htm
lMissouri History Museum
Lindell & DaBalivere Blvd
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO
Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for seniors/students with valid student ID/groups/children older than 13 years of age. Children 12 and younger enjoy free admission (An adult with paid admission must accompany children.) More info: 314 361-9017.

Holiday Parties for December 3 - 8, 2009

The St. Louis Holiday Guide is now online. Check out the list of Holiday parties, some are free, many benefit local charities and all are fun.

Highlights include:
2009 GenNext Holiday party Benefiting the United Way of Greater St. Louis (Thu Dec 3rd)
BLACK NATIVITY: a play by Langston Hughes, Performed by the Black Rep (Thu Dec 3rd)

i-squared Annual Happy Hour (Fri Dec 4th)

La Novena Christmas Party presented by Belas Artes and the Colombian Society of St. Louis (Sun Dec 6th)

SLAREP's Holiday Reception (Tue Dec 8th)

Check out the full listing of this weekend's Holiday Parties at this link. More great things in store this month and the rest of winter, Winter 2010 Events.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

January 2010 Events

Wednesday, January 6, 2010
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Cool Chicks & Hot Glass Wednesday: Girls Night Out at Third Degree
Leave the men folk at home you Red Hot Mamas and Blazing Babes. Free 15-minute mini-makeover demos and skin softening sugar scrubs. Complimentary samples of scrub and bath salts…while supplies last. Taste chocolate confections by Kakao Chocolate. And sign up to unlock your creative genius and make a glass keepsake of the night.
Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar (between University City’s Loop and the Central West End)
More info: www.stlglass.com or 314-367-4527.
Free
Cash bar

Saturday, January 9, 2010
6:00 pm
Annual Animal House Fund Trivia Night
Compete for great prizes, bid on fabulous auction items, and enjoy complimentary beverages and help homeless cats and dogs of St. Louis.
Complimentary beverages
Attendees must be 21+ with valid ID
For more information go to www.animalhousefund.org; call 314.968.5505 to reserve your table today and check back often as more surprises are announced.
The Animal House Fund, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization raising $4 million in cash and in-kind contributions toward the building of a new, state-of-the-art, environmentally-responsible animal care facility.
St. Louis City Hall
Market & Tucker (Downtown)
Tables of 10 for $250

Friday, January 15, 2010
6:00 – 10:00 pm
Third Friday Open House
Art and Craft meet at this monthly event where you can work with instructors and make a glass keepsake, or enjoy fireside dining.
The gallery opens with painting by Ron Buechele and an exhibition showcasing Fused Glass.
Live Music featuring Michael Jones with lively bluegrass music.
Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar (between University City’s Loop and the Central West End)
More info: www.stlglass.com or 314-367-4527.
Free

Sunday, January 17, 2009
2:30 pm
Town & Country Symphony Orchestra
Parkway United Church of Christ
Free

January 23, 2010
Cabin Fever
Schlafly Bottleworks

January 25, 2010
Burns' Night
Schlafly Tap Room


ON-GOING Events


Treasure!
Now - January 3, 2010
Explores the history of treasure hunting--including sunken pirate plunder, the gold rushes of the Old West, hidden caches or family herilooms in the attic. The entire family will enjoy exploring the science, state-of-the-art technology and mythology of hunting--and protecting--jewels, coins and precious metals in this special exhibition brimming with rare artifacts; family fun; informational videos; and treasure hunting tales from across the globe. http://www.xsnrg.com/treasure!/index2.html
Missouri History Museum
Lindell & DaBalivere Blvd
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO
Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for seniors/students with valid student ID/groups/children older than 13 years of age.Children 12 and younger enjoy free admission to Treasure! (An adult with paid admission must accompany children.) More info: 314 361-9017.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Thanksging Holiday Guide

There's so much to do. You'll need a day planner.

Tuesday, November 24
- Thanksgiving Dinner for New Americans hosted by i-Squared

Wednesday, November 25
- Voices From The Underground at Atomic Cowboy
- St. Louis Fashion Week Wrap Party at the red Kitchen & Bar

Thursday, November 26
- Thanksgiving Day Parade in Downtown St. Louis

Friday, November 27
- Rock & Roll Craft Show begins at the 3rd Degree Glass Factory (continues until Sunday)
- Eric Roberson Live at the Ambassador
- Kids Rock Cancer benefit party at the Over-Under bar
- Omega Psi Phi Monthly happy hour party

Saturday, November 28
- Meet the Artists at Art St. Louis Gallery
- Global Warm Music Fusion event, free at the Urban Lounge



















Full event details of these and more events this weekend can be found at these links:
And more upcoming events listed on the November 2009 & Winter 2009/2010 Calendars.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Top weekend events in St. Louis – November 20 -22, 2009

The word for this weekend is ART. Visual, performing, Cinematic. I thought this weekend’s social calendar was full – but here I am offering you more. Yes, more St. Louis events for you to enjoy. Has that order for a clone come in yet? We will all need one to get through this great weekend.

Friday, November 20
- Amina Terry’s premier Art Exhibition at the Vaughn Cultural Center – see you there
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The first art exhibition of local artist. Pieces will be available to purchase or you can commission piece. Any orders generated at the reception will receive a 20% discount with a paid deposit.
- Café Soul: Pre-Thanksgiving Celebration at the Loft
- Ink it In – Tattoo Exhibition and Third Friday Open House at Third Degree Glass Factory
- ObjectArt Exhibition Reception Benefiting United Way's GenNext at AbstraktArt Gallery














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Saturday, November 21

- Children’s Film Symposium (St. Louis Independent Film Festival) at Washington University
- Small Business and Entrepreneur Business Forum hosted by Omicron Eta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. at the Regional Art Commission Building
- Meet the Artist at Art St Louis Gallery
- Zootini: It’s a Jungle in here - A grand party at the Zoo – see you there








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Sunday, November 22

- St. Louis Independent Film Festival Closing-Night Party – see you there



Full event details of these and more events this weekend can be found at these links.
1. What’s happening this weekend? November 20-22, 2009
2. What’s happening this week? November 17-21, 2009
3. St. Louis area organizations party with a purpose

More upcoming events listed on the November 2009 & Winter 2009/2010 Calendars.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

What's happening this week? November 17 - 21, 2009

One great week in store for us, especially this weekend. Whew!

Highlights for the Week, including weekend activities



Tuesday, November 17
- River City Professionals Monthly Happy Hour
- Food Outreach at Applebee's Restaurants

Wednesday, Novembr 18
- ULYP Wine Tasting Fundraiser
- "So Reel" Health Advocacy discussion by the YWCA


Thursday, November 19
- The Metropolis Walk - 3 great downtown venues

Friday, November 20
- Open House at Third Degree Glass Factory
- Cafe Soul is now on Fridays at the Loft

- Precious opens in local theaters
- Object Art Exhibition Reception to benefit United Way at Abstrakt Art Gallery

Saturday, November 21
- St. Louis Film Festival continues all week and there are great showcases and symposiums, including a free Children's Film Festival all day Saturday, November 21 at Washington University

- Trailnet Trivia night
- Zootini at the St. Louis Zoo.


The St. Louis Independent Film Festival runs now through Sunday, November 22. If you missed Precious featuring Mo'nique, Miriah Carey and Lenny Kravitz at the St. Louis Independent Film Festival, then it don't sleep on its regular release to local theaters this Fridays.

Full details of this week's events can found at the following links:
1. What’s happening this week? November 17-21, 2009 2. Don’t be tardy this party: St. Louis area organizations party with a purpose

More upcoming events listed on the November 2009 & Winter 2009/2010 Calendars.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Art St. Louis offers great entertainment and culture outings

When I first moved the St. Louis, I visited Washington Avenue one evening and discovered “Nightclub Mecca”. Evenings from Thursday through Sunday, I could find a dance club to cater to any of my dancing fancies – hip hop, R&B, Techno, House, Alternative, Dance, and there was even a great chill spot for sipping martinis. However, continue strolling down Wash Ave, past the America’s Center and you’ll discover a true cultural gem. At 555, Suite #150 you will find Art St. Louis Art Gallery. Continue reading >>.

Your hostess with local artist - Annie Bort in front of her photo featured in the current Exhibition at Art St. Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free general admission. Donations accepted and greatly appreciated.
Go directly to November 2009 Calendar and Winter 2009/2010 Calendar.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Darcella Craven named YWCA Leader of Distinction 2009


The Fête Society's very own, Darcella Craven is once again making headlines. Featured in the Employment News section of the November 12, 2009 edition of the St. Louis American weekly newspaper she discusses the excitment of her newsest achievement: The YWCA of St. Louis Leader of Distinction Award. Ms. Craven , will be honored with the Nonprofit Management award at the annual Luncheon Event on Thursday December 3rd. Details here.


If you see Darcella out and about this weekend, congratulate her and buy her a drink.

Weekend events

Saturday
- 25TH Anniversary Celebration: Women United for Change Luncheon Hosted by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Metropolitan Saint Louis Chapter
- MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery

- Art, Life & Culture Entwined - Belas Artes Fundraising Gala

Sunday
- Hayride through Historic Fort Belle Fontaine County Park
- Marlissa Hudson, soprano performs at the Soul Esteem Center
- Cranksgiving: Cycle & Charity Food Drive

Details for this weekend's Events here.

More events for November 2009 and Winter 2009/2010.

Monday, November 09, 2009

What's happening this week? November 10 - 14, 2009

Mark your calendars because this is one great week, especially for networking.

This week's highlights:
Tuesday
- Fuel Happy Hour

Wednesday
- Speed Networking with CORO Women's Leadership Association
- Community Cinema Series: Screening of the ITVS film, "Between the Folds"
- The Camille and Trackstar Farewell Extravaganza
- 18th Annual St Louis International Film Festival begins

Thursday
- Young Zoo Friends Happy Hour and Zootini Ticket Sales - get VIP tickets at regular admission prices, YZF Members enjoy extra savings.
- Homolatte Cocktail Party & Brainstorming!
- Champagne VS. Sparkling Wine-St Louis Community College Class

Saturday
- 25TH Anniversary Celebration: Women United for Change LuncheonHosted by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Metropolitan Saint Louis Chapter
- Art, Life & Culture Entwined - Belas Artes Fundraising Gala

Get full details of all of this week's events here and if you event is listed, please leave a comment. Spread the excitement on to others.

More events for November 2009 and Winter 2009/2010.

Sunday, November 01, 2009

November 2009 Events

Sunday, Novemeber 1, 2009
12 noon - 4:00 pm
Hunter's Day in the Park
Pet Social and Fundraiser for
Stray Rescue of St. Louis
Old Carriage Shelter
Center of Tower Grove Park
St. Louis, MO
More info: 314 865-5547, Dave Mueller
Accepting donations for the Animal Shelter: pet toys, collars, wire crates (all sizes), collars, leashes, canned food for dogs and cats, treats, and finacnial contributions

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
It's More than a "Man-Cession": The Real Demographics of Recession
A Connect With... Event
Hear a presentation by St. Louis Fed economist Howard Wall. Followed by a panel discussion moderated by John Zogby from Zogby International.
Panelists include Brenda Newberry of The Newberry Group, Blair Forlaw of RCGA, BounceBack St. Louis, and Robert Stein of Missouri Commissioner of Higher Education.
Networking reception from 5:30-6:30 pm
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank
One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza (Broadway and Locust)
Downtown Saint Louis, MO
RSVP at: http://www.stlouisfed.org/events/2009Nov4StLouis
More info:
nikkiw@focus-stl.org

Thursday, November 5, - Monday, November 9, 2009
Detailed agenda
here
The Beloved Community Conference: Equipping the Saints for the Work of Justice
The Beloved Community vision championed by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called Americans to work toward a multiracial, multicultural community of peace, justice and human dignity, where love is the governing ethic. The aim of this Conference
is to encourage and equip communities of faith to shape their ministries to this end.
Saint John's United Church of Christ
4136 North Grand Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO
All events open to the public. Institutes and meals require registration.
For registration info - sjucc@yahoo.com or visit
www.sjuccstl.org
More info: 314 534-0323
sjucc@yahoo.com










Saturday, November 7, 2009
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Pesto Festo 2!
A Community Celebration of Local FARMS - Food, Art, Relationships, Music, & Sustainability
Benefiting EarthDance FARMS
The Historic Savoy Theater in Ferguson
119 S. Florissant Rd
Ferguson, MO
More info: 3145211006 pestofesto@gmail.com
$25 in advance, $30 at the door

Sunday, November 8, 2009
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Other Side of the Human Soul
Exhibit of art by Danielle Correll
She takes the human form on a different path by removing their skin; their outer layer so you can see into their souls.; and enjoy delicious fare like White Bean Chicken Chili or the bubbling hot Sweet and Spicy Goat Cheese Flatbread pizza.
The Urban Arts Collective at Urban Eats Café)
Saint Louis, MO

Wednesday, November 11, 2009
7:00 pm
Community Cinema Series: Screening of the ITVS film, "Between the Folds"
The stoy of ten artists and scientists who have abandoned careers to forge lives as modern day paper-folders.
Including hands-on demonstration with Sugi Taylor, an Oshe Japanese paper craft artist.
Missouri History Museum

Thursday, November 12 - Sunday, November 22, 2009
18th Annual St Louis International Film Festival

Interesting films showcased throughout the day and evening
Various locations
Go to
http://www.cinemastlouis.org/ for a complete schedule.



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Thursday, November 12
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Young Zoo Friends Happy Hour and Zootini Ticket Sales
Purchase your
Zootini ’09 tickets at the regular price and receive a complimentary upgrade to VIP!
½ off Zoo-themed cocktails, beer, wine & appetizers
Scape Bistro
Maryland Plaza (Central West End)

Thursday, November 12, 2009
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Homolatte Cocktail Party & Brainstorming!


Homolatte is a queer music and spoken word series featuring LGBTI artists. Come out and meet the St Louis Curators - Sreeja Smith and Craig Rouskey – and help them brainstorm for St. Louis’ newest coffeehaus-style entertainment series.
2nd Thursday of the month
Urban Eats Cafe & The Urban Arts Collective
3301 Meramec Street (Dutchtown)
Saint Louis, MO

Thursday, November 12, 2009
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Champagne VS. Sparkling Wine-St Louis Community College Class
Vino Vitae
1637 S 18th (Lafayette Square)
St. Louis, MO 63104
Fee = $7.00 0.12 Credits - Evening: Beer, Wine and Spirits
$25 material fee payable at class. Must show proof of age 21 to participate in wine tasting classes. Snack included. Cost for adults 60 and over $3.50

Saturday, November 14, 2009
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Eradicate Invasive Species: A public lands conservation project
Join the Confluence Partnership in their efforts to Roundup and Put Away the Invasive Outlaw
Bush Honeysuckle
1 Humboldt Ave
St. Louis, MO 63147 (at the Riverfront Trail)
More info:314436-1324 x106

Saturday, November 14, 2009
10:30am - 1:30pm
25TH Anniversary Celebration: Women United for Change Event
Hosted by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Metropolitan Saint Louis Chapter
This event raises funds to expand scholarships and current programs in health, education, economic development and policy. It also celebrates the accomplishments of past presidents Jacquelyn Harris, Dr. Queen Fowler, Ernestine Thomas, Ruth Smith, and Freida Wheaton, Esq.
Missouri Athletic Club
Dowtown St. Louis
Tickets $50
More info: Daffney Moore 314-622-3400 ext. 610

Saturday, November 14, 2009
10 am -4:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring Amy Firestone Rosen and Annie Bort
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public.

Sunday, November 15, 2009
9:30 am and 11:15 am
Marlissa Hudson, soprano performs as a Guest Soloist
Soul Esteem Center
105A Progress Parkway
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Sunday, November 15, 2009
12 noon - 3:30 pm
Cranksgiving: Cycle & Charity Food Drive
BicycleWORKS and Will Cycle for Charity non-perishable food raising bike ride to collect items for Food Outreach.
Two routes available - five miles and 25 miles, both start and end from
Rain/ice date is Sunday, November 22.
Atomic Cowboy
4140 Manchester
St. Louis, MO 63110
More information, visit online:
http://www.willcycleforcharity.com/, http://www.stlbikeworks.com/, or 314-664-0828.


Monday, November 16 – Saturday, November 21, 2009
ObjectArt Design Exhibition
A showcase of Industrial Designers Society of America Saint Louis Chapter members' product design work from their respective companies. This event is a great opportunity to build connections with the business, media and art/design communities within St Louis.

Abstrakt Art Gallery
1902 Arsenal Street (Benton Park)
St. Louis, MO
More info:
http://abstraktgallery.com/


Monday, November 16
7:00 pm
Policing Black Activism
Join the Missouri History Museum for a discussion of how black activism has been historically treated by the authorities. Watch selections from the acclaimed documentary
Eyes on the Prize II: A Nation of Law? (1968-1971), followed by a panel discussion with Civil Rights activist Percy Green; newspaper columnist and community organizer Jamala Rogers; and Norman Seay, Civil Rights activist and founding member of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in St. Louis. Dr. Sowande' Mustakeem of Washington University will moderate.
This program is part of a series of events in preparation for the exhibit RACE: Are We So Different?, opening in January 2010. The Missouri History Museum, in conjunction with the St. Louis Beacon and KETC/Channel 9, presents these monthly programs addressing issues related to race in the region and nationwide.
Missouri History Museum
Lindell & DaBalivere Blvd
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO
FREE

Tuesday, November 17
5:30 - 9:00 pm
River City Professionals Monthly Happy Hour
Join RCP, arguably the Metro area’s largest professional network, and Big Brothers Big
Sisters of Eastern Missouri for a social get-together

Chuy Arzola's at The Coronado
3701 Lindell Boulevart
RSVP: RSVP by November 13 at
http://www.engagedirect.com/rcp/rsvp.aspx
Free













Friday, November 20, 2009
6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Ink It In: Third Friday Open House
Live entertainment, Student art exhibit, and Opening of the exhibit Bodies of Work, a photographic study of tattoos reminiscent of Master painters Rembrandt, Rubens, and Michelangelo by Brian Cummings.
Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar
Free and family-friendly.
Cash bar
More info:
http://www.stlglass.com/ or 314-367-4527


















Friday, November 20, 2009
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
ObjectArt Exhibition Reception Benefiting United Way's GenNext
Abstrakt Gallery
1902 Arsenal Street (Benton Park)
St. Louis, MO
Abstrakt Art Gallery seeks to use art as a means to give back to the community; and
GenNext is dedicated to developing young leaders and involving, engaging, educating and connecting each other in exceptional ways while supporting the
United Way of Greater St. Louis.

Fri Nov 20
9:30 pm
Mystery Science Theater 3000/Cinematic Titanic Panel – STIFF event
Joel Hodgson, creator and host of “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” and the original cast of the cult-classic TV show – Trace Beaulieu (“Crow”), J. Elvis Weinstein (“Tom Servo”), Mary Jo Pehl (“Pearl Forrester”) and Frank Conniff (“TV’s Frank”) – discuss the development of “MST3K,” the art of “movie riffi ng” and their new movie-riff - ing project, “Cinematic Titanic Live.” Moderated by Dave (“Gruber”) Allen.
Program will include video clips, an audience Q&A and a signing by the cast immediately following.
Tivoli Theatre Screen 1
6350 Delmar (The Loop)
Regular ticket price of $10

Saturday, Nov 21
10 am - 9:30 pm
Children’s Film Symposium – STIFF event
Washington U.’s Center for the Humanities and Cinema St. Louis annually present this symposium, which explores issues related to children’s films through screenings, lectures and discussions. The free public program includes screenings of four films: the animated features “Princess of the Sun” and “Egon & Donci,” the Indian feature “Tahaan” and the French-Canadian teen drama “West of Pluto.” The day concludes with animation historian Michael Barrier’s program on the Hollywood cartoon.
Washington University’s Brown Hall
Free

Saturday, November 21, 2009
10 am – 1:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring John Goessmann
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public.

Saturday, November 21, 2009
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Public Art & Ecology: Final Design Review Workshop
This is a new public art project that will contribute to the cultural development of St. Louis and create a greater understanding of environmental issues related to the Mississippi River watershed. The project is a collaboration between Washington University's Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts and The Confluence Partnership.
Blues Alley Sports Bar & Grill
9053 Riverview Drive
St Louis, MO 63137-2417
RSVP to Laura Cohen, Confluence Partnership Director, at lauracohen@trailnet.org or 314-436-1324 ext 108

Saturday, November 21, 2009
2:00 pm-7:00 pm
Fuel's first ever Dogtown Poker Pub Crawl
Jump on the amazing party bus (equipped with DJ and dancefloor). Visit 5 of Dogtown's favorite bars and collect a poker card at each stop. Prizes will be awarded to the team with the best hand!! Fun activities planned at various stops, drink specials, and lots of freebies along the way!
$35 person/teams of 5-8 form!Register and pay online by November 10th to receive a team t-shirt.
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/86168
You can register individually, but please include your team name. If you don't have a team and still want to play, no worries! We'll set you up on a team. After partyw/free food will follow.
Proceeds benefit
Fuel for the City - a social volunteer group that supports community and neighborhood organizations in the City by staffing fundraisers and community events.

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Saturday, November 21, 2009
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Teen Night at Heyde Sewing Machine Company
Sew Fun! A night for teens using Brother Sewing Projects
Games, drawing, and food
Heyde Sewing Machine Company
5451 S Lindbergh
St. Louis, MO 63123
Make reservations at 314 843-1168
Free

Saturday, November 21, 2009
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Trivia begins 7:00 pm
Einstein on a Bike Trivia Night
Come to Trailnet’s second annual Einstein on a Bike Trivia Night to find out, and meet Trailnet’s own 5-time Jeopardy Champion! The ten-round trivia night will be a mixture of bicycling-related questions and general knowledge.
Bring cash, checks and credit cards for Mulligans, a 50/50 raffle, between-round games, and a silent auction with items from great local merchants.
Central Reform Congregation
5020 Waterman Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO
More info: 314 436-1324 x103 jason@trailnet.org
$200 per table of 10
To book a table call Jason at 314/436-1324 x 103 or e-mail jason@trailnet.org

Saturday, November 21, 2009
8 pm - 12 Midnight
Zootini
St. Louis’ most exciting event of the season. You must attend this Young Zoo Friends fundraiser to celebrate the Year of the Gorilla with a jungle theme.
Party features live music, special Zootini-themed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment by CoCo Soul, Soul Alliance, and DJ Andrew Mullins.
Ages 21-and-up only
The Living World (North Entrance on Government Drive)
St. Louis Zoo
Advanced General admission: $35/ Zoo Members, $40/Non-members. Includes (2) drink tickets and hors d'oeuvres. Purchase at the Door (space-permitting), + $5
Advanced VIP admission: $70/ Zoo Members, $75/Non-members. Includes valet parking, 7 p.m. pre-party with open bar and entertainment, (4) drink tickets, hors d'oeuvres and access to VIP lounge during event. Purchase at the Door (space-permitting), + $5
Attire is upscale hip with a jungle splash (but not fur)

Sunday, November 22, 2009
1:00 - 4:00 pm
United Way GenNext Service Projects
1. Delta Gamma Center
1341 N. Rock Hill Road
St. Louis, MO 63124
Volunteers are needed to assist with Delta Gamma's Tree Lot. Work includes preparing the facility for unloading trees and wreaths from trucks, sorting and tagging the trees and wreaths, and/or organizing decorations for distribution.
2. Women's Safe House
Volunteers will assist with fall indoor and outdoor cleaning as well as sort donations for the families staying at the house.
3. Mary Ryder Home
4361 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63108
Volunteers are needed to spend time with residents. Activities include playing board games, cards, arts & crafts or simply talking.

Sunday, Nov. 22
8 pm
St. Louis Independent Film Festival Closing-Night Party
The festival concludes with a party at SLIFF’s Host Hotel, the Moonrise. DJ Rob Levy provides music, and SLIFF announces the audience choice and juried-competition awards.
Sponsored by Stella Artois, who is also providing complimentary beverages.
Moonrise Hotel
6177 Delmar Blvd (The Loop)

Free

Tuesday, 24 November 2009
7:00 pm
Thanksgiving Dinner for new Americans
Join i-squared to experience cuisines and cultures from around the world & educate ourselves about the families of the IISTL.
International Institute
3654 S Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO
RSVP: i2reservations@gmail.com
i-squared helps refugees and immigrants to independence by teaching English, finding jobs, and providing adjustment services to overcome language and cultural barriers.
More info: http://www.iistl.org/

Friday, November 27- 29, 2009
Rock N Roll Craft Show
3-day department store style craft show featuring over 100 crafters as well as musical entertainment.
Fri 11/27: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm VIP Day, 15 entry,
Sat 11/28: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm and Sun 11/29: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, $3 entry
Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
More info, visit:
http://www.rocknrollcraftshow.com/

Wednesday, November 25, 2009
7:00 -9:00 pm
Thanksgiving Eve Service
An evening filled with music, meditation, inspiration, memorial candle lighting and sharing of gratitude with music by Brad Smith & Tim Mead.
Soul Esteem Center Auditorium
105A Progress ParkwayMaryland Heights, MO 63043
Dessert
Love Offering Donation accepted

Saturday, November 28
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring Tom Beilmann
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public


~~~ Ongoing Events ~~~

Now - November 8, 2009
Katherine Dunham: Beyond the Dance Exhibit
Missouri History Museum
Adults: $7; Seniors/Students: $5; Children (6-12): $3; Free on Tuesdays






Now - January 3, 2010
Treasure!
Explores the history of treasure hunting--including sunken pirate plunder, the gold rushes of the Old West, hidden caches or family herilooms in the attic. The entire family will enjoy exploring the science, state-of-the-art technology and mythology of hunting--and protecting--jewels, coins and precious metals in this special exhibition brimming with rare artifacts; family fun; informational videos; and treasure hunting tales from across the globe.
http://www.xsnrg.com/treasure!/index2.html
Missouri History Museum
Lindell & DaBalivere Blvd
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO
Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for seniors/students with valid student ID/groups/children older than 13 years of age.
Children 12 and younger enjoy free admission to Treasure! (An adult with paid admission must accompany children.) More info: 314 361-9017.

November 7, 2009 – December 28, 2009
10:00 am -5:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
10:00 am -4:00 pm (Sat)
Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition
"Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition" features 53 artworks in all media by 46 St. Louis regional artists from Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky. For a complete list of featured artists, sponsors, exhibition highlights, a downloadable invitation, and more , visit here.
Gallery closed Sundays & holidays
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis

Friday, October 30, 2009

What's happening this weekend? October 30-November 1, 2009

It's Halloween weekend and this town is going to be bananas! No kidding. You're going to wish you had a clone to make it to every hot spot andjamming party this weekend.


Friday, October 30, 2009
7:00 pm - midnight
Jack Art, Beats + Lyrics
Details here.

Adult Halloween Events for Friday & Saturday

Halloween Events for kids, families, teens and young adults

Sunday, Novemeber 1, 2009
12 noon - 4:00 pm
Hunter's Day in the Park
Pet Social and Fundraiser for Stray Rescue of St. Louis
Old Carriage of Tower Grove Park
St. Louis, MO
More info: 314 865-5547, Dave Mueller
Accepting donations for the Animal Shelter: pet toys, collars, wire crates (all sizes), collars, leashes, canned food for dogs and cats, treats, and financial contributions

Monday, October 26, 2009

Winter 2009/2010 Events


DECEMBER 2009

Saturday, December 5, 2009
10:00 am -1:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring Ken Konchel
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public.
Sunday, December 6, 2009
12 noon – 4 pm
Second Annual Green Living Expo
Join the Missouri History Museum's Second Annual Green Living Expo! The exhibition Missouri Botanical Garden: Green for 150 Years, 1859-2009 is our inspiration as we explkore "green living" in the 21st century. Featuring a timeline of the Missouri Botanical Garden, photographs, artifacts and an audio tour, the 1,000-square-foot gallery examines the rich history of the oldest continually operating botanical garden in the United States. Bring your family and friends to visit this free exhibit and enjoy eco-friendly shopping, educational demonstrations, music and more!
Flyer
Free

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
1:00 pm
Marlissa Hudson, soprano performs as a Soloist
Woman's Guild Christmas Program
St. Peters Episcopal Church
110 North Warson Road
Ladue, MO
63124

Thursday, December 10, 2009
Homolatte Cocktail Party with Jerry Rabushka as the featured singer/songwriter/pianist artist
Homolatte is a queer music and spoken word series featuring LGBTI artists.
Urban Eats Cafe & The Urban Arts Collective
3301 Meramec Street (Dutchtown)
Saint Louis, MO

Saturday, December 12, 2009
10:00 am -4:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring Russell Vanecek and rank Roth
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public
Sunday, December 13, 2009
2:30 pm
Town & Country Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert with Marlissa Hudson, soprano as a Featured soloist
Town & Country Symphony Orchestra
The PrincipiaRidgway Auditorium13201 Clayton Road (East of Mason Road and west of Ballas Road)
Town & Country 63131
Free
Saturday, December 19, 2009
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring John Rogers
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public

Sunday, December 20, 2009
4:00 p.m.
Marlissa Hudson, soprano performs as a Featured Soloist
Cote Brilliante Presbyterian Christmas Celebration
St. Louis, MO
On-going
Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition
November 7, 2009 – December 28, 2009
10:00 am -5:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
10:00 am -4:00 pm (Sat)
"Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition" features 53 artworks in all media by 46 St. Louis regional artists from Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky. For a complete list of featured artists, sponsors, exhibition highlights, a downloadable invitation, and more , visit here.
Gallery closed Sundays & holidays
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Treasure!
Now - January 3, 2010
Explores the history of treasure hunting--including sunken pirate plunder, the gold rushes of the Old West, hidden caches or family herilooms in the attic. The entire family will enjoy exploring the science, state-of-the-art technology and mythology of hunting--and protecting--jewels, coins and precious metals in this special exhibition brimming with rare artifacts; family fun; informational videos; and treasure hunting tales from across the globe.
http://www.xsnrg.com/treasure!/index2.html
Missouri History Museum
Lindell & DaBalivere Blvd
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO
Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for seniors/students with valid student ID/groups/children older than 13 years of age.
Children 12 and younger enjoy free admission to Treasure! (An adult with paid admission must accompany children.) More info: 314 361-9017.

JANUARY 2010

Sunday, January 17, 2009
2:30 pm
Town & Country Symphony Orchestra
Parkway United Church of Christ
Free



FEBRUARY 2010

Sunday, February 14, 2009
2:30 pm
Town & Country Symphony Orchestra
Parkway United Church of Christ
Free

Friday, October 23, 2009

What's happening this weekend? October 23 - 25, 2009

Great events scheduled for this weekend.

Friday
- Neche Collection by Shan Keith // Stilettos by Chris Draper at Windows on Washington
- Young Democrats Halloween Costume Party at Glaizers Union Hall

Saturday is National Make a Difference Day - A day of community service
- Join United Way’s 5th annual Servathon and participate in one of many service projects taking place throughout the metro area
- Climate Change Awareness and Action Rally at the Arch featuring live music, free T-shirts, and the company of hundreds of other 350 activists.
- Cuban Missile Crisis Party at the Royale

Sunday
- St. Louis Top Chef Burger Throwdown at Metropolis Condominiums

Full details of this weekend's events here; and don't forget about the Halloween activities this weekend.

Coming soon...the November 2009 Events Calendar. Lots of great things in store.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Halloween 2009 Events

Go directly to the October 2009 Events calendar.

The OFFICIAL Fête Society Halloween Event Guide is published. It is your Print & Go Guide for ALL Halloween festivities worth attending in the Lou!

Here is a sneak peak at all of the great events.

Family-friendly/Kid-friendly events
- Spooky Saturday at the Zoo on Saturday, October 24, 2009 and Boo at the Zoo Daily until October 30
- Ghouls at the Botanical Garden on Sunday, October 25, 2009
- Halloween on Main Street in St. Charles on Friday, October 30, 2009
- The Alton, Illinois Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 31, 2009
















Teen & Young Adult Events
- Several Haunted Houses & Farm Corn Mazes throughout the area including in Soulard, Fenton, and Eureka, Old Monroe Sikeston Missouri and in Godfrey, Illinois

And I haven't forgotten the grown folks - enjoy spirits of a different kind at one these parties.
- Young Democrats Halloween Costume Party on Friday, October 23, 2009
- Central West End Adult Costume Party on Saturday, October 31, 2009
- The Saints & Sinners Halloween PartyA Costume Party on Saturday, October 31, 2009













Full list of Halloween actitivies including details is here.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

What's Happening this week? October 20-24, 2009

Get ready for one great week ahead. Plenty of activities
- Socializing, Mixing and Mingling
- Activism and Community Service
- Culture aand Intellectual Engagement


Details of daily events are here: What’s Happening this week? October 20-24, 2009

See you out and about!