Don’t miss this last chance to see Madame Chouteau, St. Louis’ founding mother come to life in a brief play at the Missouri History Museum. She’ll be making one last appearance at 2 p.m. Saturday in a performance of “Veuve Chouteau” where she learns of the Louisiana Purchase. According to the museum’s website, “She is not amused.”
You can also see a World War I reminisce about World War I in ”In Flanders Field” at 2 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday March, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30.
The performances are free and open to the public. The History Museum is at Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park.
Here’s a St. Patrick’s Day special to get you in the mood. Malone’s Grill and Pub is offering a corned beef and cabbage platter served with new potatoes for $8.99 on Thursday. There are three Malone’s locations–8742 Watson Road in Crestwood, 3400 Ryder Trail Trail South in the Holiday Inn in Earth City and 3336 Pershall Road in Ferguson.
And if you’re hankering for an Irish country breakfast, you can get one for $3.99 from 7-10 a.m. at the Ferguson location only.
Bill DeWitt III, president of the St. Louis Cardinal
s, will speak at the KMOX Business Owners Speaker Series (BOSS) March 25, in the University Auditorium. The event begins with a free breakfast at 7 a.m. with DeWitt speaking at 8 a.m. He will discuss contract negotiations, the future of Ballpark Village and other current issues related to the St. Louis baseball organization. The event is free but you must register.
The KMOX Business Owners Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Maryville University and Charter Business.
DeWitt, who was named president of the St. Louis Cardinals in March 2008, oversees all aspects of the business of the team and its affiliated entities. Prior to his appointment as team president, he was senior vice president of business development with the Cardinals and oversaw the design and construction for the new Busch Stadium, which opened in the spring of 2006. He continues with the plans for the mixed-use Ballpark Village, to be built adjacent to the stadium.
For more information, contact Chris Hollenbeck; 314.529.6854. Maryville hosts and co-sponsors this free, ongoing series in conjunction with KMOX Radio and Charter Business.
Dreaming about Hawaii? You can learn all about our 50th state–as well as tour packages and exclusive discounts from AAA Travel and Pleasant Holidays–at AAA Goes Hawaiian at 6:30 p.m. today at the St. Louis Marriott, I-170 at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. Someone from the Hawaii Convention and Visitors Bureau will be there to tell you all about it. The first 200 attendees get a free fresh flower lei. Entertainment will be provided by Hawaiian dancers. Those who book a trip get a $100 discount and a free economy car rental through Pleasant Holidays. RSVP at 314-523-7350.
Today’s Deal at stltoday.com is good if you live in Metro-East or plan to take a jaunt over to Illinois. You get $25 in food and drinks at Michael’s Restaurant in Highland, Ill. Highland is about a half hour from downtown St. Louis, Belleville, Alton and Granite City. Here’s the fine print: The deal is not valid for banquets, private parties, or on holidays, and the coupon expires November 30, 2011. You also can’t use it with with other promotions or specials. There’s more fine print here. Stltoday.com says the restaurant has been in business since 1941 and serves, among other things, fresh seafood, prime cuts of Iowa beef and Wisconsin milk-fed prime veal. It also says the décor includes stained glass, ceiling fans, wood, carpeting, and candlelight.
You’ll need to act fast on this one–it expires tonight.