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Final Day: Schnucks Coupon Saves $3 At Raging Rivers

Raging Rivers--get a Schnucks coupon

Final day! Get cool at  Raging Rivers in Grafton, Ill. along the Great River Road while you still can. These discount deals end Sept. 1, 2014.

Stop by a Schnucks Supermarket and pick up a coupon for Raging Rivers to save you $3 on an adult or child admission.

The coupon cannot be combined with any other discount.

You can purchase your tickets online to avoid waiting in line at the park.

Just a short drive up the River Road from St. Louis, Raging Rivers is 20-acre water park in a most scenic setting. Raging Rivers offers Runaway Rafts; a Body Flume; a beach with a four-foot wave pool and  “Endless River” where you can float along at a leisurely two and a half miles an hour.

New this year are river view cabanas where six to eight of your family members and friends can enjoy a shaded visit.

And you can get special offers and coupons throughout the season by joining Raging Rivers email club. (You will have to submit your email address to join.)

Here are some other deals that get you savings when you visit Raging Rivers this year:

Pepsi deal: Bring in a Pepsi can any day of the week through Sept. 1 and receive an adult admission for the price of a regular full-price child’s admission at the ticket window.   Not valid with any other discount offers.  One discount per can.  Any Pepsi can product is acceptable, does not have to be a specially marked can.

Bunny Bread deal: Bring in the coupon for a Bunny Bread bag and get a two-for-one adult/child admission after 3 p.m. any day of the week and all day on Tuesdays.  Offer good thru September 1, 2014; not valid with any other discount.  One coupon needed for every two people.

AAA deal: AAA members a $3 discount on adult or child regular full-price tickets when AAA Membership Card is presented at the ticket window.  AAA members also save $6 on any adult or child regular full-price ticket on Wednesdays.  Offer valid any day thru September 1, 2014.  Not valid with any other discount.

Free: St. Nicholas Greek Festival Labor Day Weekend In St. Louis (OPA!)

OPA!! Moussaka, spanakopites, pastitsio, baklava. . .

Be Greek for a day–or the entire weekend–at the 2014 Greek Festival at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in the Central West End.

We can’t think of a better way to spend Labor Day weekend than at this festival that has been voted the best local festival by St. Louis Magazine.

The 97th Annual St. Nicholas Greek Festival kicks off at 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29  on the East Lot (Select menu of festival favorites, beverages, and live music.

The fun continues on Saturday, Sunday and Monday with a  taste of Greece, live music, church tours and books, Greek folk dancing and a gift shop/

Saturday and Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. On Monday–Labor Day–hours are 11 a.m.

Live entertainment includes music by Christos Sarantakis and folk dancing by the St. Nicholas Greek Dancer.

The church is on the corner of  Forest Park and Kingshighway in St. Louis’ Central West End. Admission is free. So is parking which is conveniently done in the BJC parking garage next to the church.

There’s lots more to do than eat at the Greek Festival:

  • Tours of the church are offered at 1, 2:30, 5 and 6:30 p.m.Saturday-Monday. Not only will you learn about the history, architecture, art and music of St. Nicholas’ parish, you’ll get an introduction to Orthodox Christianity.
  • Dance performances will be at noon, 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.on the Main Stage and 6:30 p.m. on the Taverna Stage.
  • A $20 raffle ticket (6 for $100) could win you a new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. Proceeds benefit the ministries of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.
  • The Marketplace features items from the Athens flea market including grape leaves, cheese, olive oil, jewelry, dolls, vases, miniature icons, cookbooks and novelties.
  • The Saint Nicholas’ parish bookstore offers a wide variety of books, CDs and videos on everything from Orthodox Church history and historical theology to devotional aids such as icons and prayer ropes.

The whole experience will leave you shouting, “Opa!”

Free: St. Charles Community (Big) Jazz Band To Play At Frontier Park, St. Charles

The St. Charles Community Big (Jazz) Band will play at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Frontier Park along Riverside Drive in downtown St. Charles.

Free: Salt Of The Earth To Perform At Kirkwood Farmers' Market, Kirkwood

Kirkwood Farmers' MarketSalt of the Earth, which features roots and Americana music, will play at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the Kirkwood Farmers’ Market, Kirkwood Road and East Argonne Drive, Kirkwood.

The market will host concerts that end with The Thin Dimes on Sept. 27.

Free: Concerts Continue At Tower Groves Farmers' Market

Tower Groves Farmers' MarketCave States will perform at the Tower Grove Farmer’s Market at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

The market is in Tower Grove Park at Grand and Magnolia avenues, St. Louis.

The performance is part of a series that runs Saturdays through Oct. 18. Other performers are:

• Sept. 6, T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer)

• Sept. 13,  Bottoms Up Blues Gang

• Sept. 20, The Thin Dimes

• Sept. 27, The Southside Creole Playboys

• Oct. 4, Old Salt Union

• Oct. 11, Wack-A-Doo

• Oct. 18, Farmer Jason


Free: Vince Martin To Perform At Lafayette Park


Vince Martin will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Lafayette Park, Lafayette and Missouri avenues, St. Louis.

The event is part of a series of concerts in the park that end Sept. 13 with the Funky Butt Brass Band.

Free: World Bird Sanctuary To Host Concert

Birds in concertBabaloo followed by the Raptor Project band will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 28, 2014, in the last concert in August at the World Bird Sanctuary in west St. Louis County.

The World Bird Sanctuary is at 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Road. It can be reached via Interstate 44, Outer Road West and Lone Elk County Park.

Free: St. Charles Municipal Band To Perform At Frontier Park In St. Charles

The St. Charles Municipal Band will play at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug 28, 2014, in Frontier Park along Riverside Drive, St. Charles.


Free: Concerts Continue At Ryan Hummert Memorial Park

Foggy Memory BoysThe Foggy Memory Boys will perform at 6 p.m. Aug. 27, 2014, in Ryan Hummert Memorial Park, Maplewood.

The event includes a food drive to benefit the Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District’s “Weekend on Wheels” program.

The park is at Sutton Boulevard and Lyndover Place.

Spin the Bottle will close the concert series on Sept. 24.

The concert series is presented by the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation.

Free: Yoga Under The Arch

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What better place to practice yoga than on the banks of the Mississippi River under the soaring Gateway Arch?

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Gateway Arch) in downtown St. Louis is the scene of  Yoga Under The Arch  at 9 a.m., on Saturdays through Sept. 28,2014.  Instructors from the South City YMCA lead the sessions.

Until the ArchCityRiver project construction schedule dictates that the yoga cannot go on, it’ll be happening every Saturday this summer. r

The program is free. However, reservations are required. Register ONLINE to receive free parking at the Gateway Arch Parking Garage!

Check out the park’s Facebook page if the weather is inclement.