Get $1 off the price of admission to the Art Fair in Queeny Park in west St. Louis county this weekend with this coupon.
The fair, sponsored by the St. Louis Art Association, is a juried, national exhibit and sale of fine arts and crafts. It features the works of more than 130 artists from 20 states. Art works include:
- digital art
- drawing & pastels
- fiber, glass
- mixed media
- painting – oil, acrylics & watercolor
The fair will be held in the climate-controlled Greensfelder Recreation Complex. Live music will be featured the entire weekend.
Admission is $5. The $1 off coupon is good for any day of the event. Hours are 6-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4.
Gett $10 off a $50 purchase at Sappington Farmers’ Market, 8400 Sappington on Thursday, Sept. 1.
The $10 off coupon is in several local publications or you can get the coupon here.
You can’t use the coupon on milk products, liquor, gift certificates or case items. It’s good Aug. 25, 2011 only.
St. Louis Zoo‘s final concert in it Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series features Ralph Butler Band, a versatile band with a broad repertoire, on Friday, Sept. 2.
The concert is from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Saint Louis Zoo in Forest Park, in the center of the Zoo. The event is free and open to the public.
Summer Zoo hours, thanks to North Star Summer Zoo Weekends, are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Zoo hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
For more information call 314-781-0900 or go to www.stlzoo.org.
Salt of the Earth
The Salt of the Earth band will play at 10 a.m. Saturday,Sept. 3, 2011 at the Kirkwood Farmers’ Market.
The market is on the southeast corner of Argonne Drive and Kirkwood Road, just north of Union Pacific railroad tracks.
Bands will serenade Saturday morning shoppers at the market through Sept. 10. UJ & The Downhome Blues band will play then.
The 11-day second annual St. Louis Bluesweek Festival continues this week in St. Louis.
On tap: workshops events with local experts who will share their knowledge, perspective and playing techniques with attendees, a “Blues Cruise” through the streets of Soulard
and the Second Annual Blues Awards.
- Harp Workshop, 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 at Off Broadway at Lemp and Broadway. Fee: $8. Adam Andrews of the Bottoms Up Blues Gang hosts the workshop that will also feature Sandy Weltman, Eric McSpadden, and Rockin Jake . They will teach their own unique style of playing the harmonica. An Allstar Jam Session follows the workshop. Participants should bring their own harps to get the most out of the night.
- Guitar Workshop, 7-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2 at BB’s Jazz, Blues, and Soups. Fee: $10. Rich McDonough, Tom Hall, Tom Maloney, and Mike Newman will give lessons in slide, blues rock, and Americana blues.
The “Blues Cruise” is set to “sail” through the streets of Soulard making its way between 10 legendary venues where visitors can catch performances by some of the best Blues bands in the country. Purchase a wristband ($10 each per night) at any participating club and for access to the shuttles and all the shows for one low price. The “cruise” is from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
The second annual Saint Louis Bluesweek Awards will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 at Blueberry Hill in the Delmar Loop. The event is free to attend. Honoree: Chuck Berry who will receive the St. Louis Blues Society Life Time Achievement Award. Other St. Louis Blues legends will receive awards in various categories.
It’s the final days for the Medicine in the Time of the Civil War Exhibit at the St. Louis Science Center.
The free exhibit features actual period medical tools and objects as well as a model of a Civil War-era field hospital supplied with both authentic artifacts and reproductions.
It will be on display until Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011.
The Missouri Veterans Foundation will present A Tribute To Our Troops, a Veterans Festival in Forest Park Sept. 3-5.
The event will include a Veterans Village, a golf tournament, a softball tournament, a 1K to 6K walk, a tennis tournament, a display of antique cars and arts and crafts.
There will be amusement rides, food vendors and live music all three days.
Check the complete schedule of events.
Moussaka, spanakopites, pastitsio, baklava. . .
For our money, there’s no better way to spend Labor Day weekend this side of of Mykonos than at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in St. Louis’ Central West End.
The fun reigns supreme from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4 and 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 5 at the church on the corner of Forest Park and Kingshighway.
Voted the best local festival by St. Louis Magazine, the Greek Festival features live music and Greek folk dancing by St. Louis native Christo Sarantakis and Pete Dellas. Bouzouki Pete’s Orchestra will also perform.
Dance performances can be see daily at 12:30, 3:15 and 5:15 p.m. on the Main Stage and at 4 and 7 p.m. on the Taverna Stage.
Enjoy a tour of the beautiful church at 1, 2:30, 5 and 6:30 daily.
Stop to buy a souvenir of the event at the Marketplace featuring items from the Athens flea market including grape leaves, cheese, olive oil, jewelry, dolls, vases, miniature icons, cookbooks and novelties.
The whole experience will leave you shouting, “Opa!”
Time is running out for this deal. Kids eat free at IHOP from 4-10 p.m. during August
with the purchase on an adult entree.
Kids must order from the “Just For Kids” menu. The deal is for dine-in only. No coupon is required.
There are 15 IHOP locations in the St. Louis area.
IHOP has joined Kids LiveWell in the restaurant industry’s efforts to provide more healthful menu choices for children and families. According to a news release: Kids LiveWell is a new, nationwide initiative created by the National Restaurant Association in collaboration with HealthyDiningFinder.com to provide parents and children with a growing selection of healthful menu options when dining out.
Thanks to Teresa at Miami FL on the Cheap for the tip.
Misla, a band that plays folk and other music, will perform at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at the Tower Groves Farmers’ Market.
The concert will be at the West Pool Pavilion. The park is at Grand and Magnolia avenues, St. Louis.
Other concerts in the series include Everett Thomas on Sept. 10, The Blind Nils on Sept. 17, Matt Schmidt on Sept. 24, The Lonesome Pines on Oct. 1, Farmer Jason on Oct. 8 and The Local Gents on Oct. 15. A grand finale concert with Liam Christy, Rough Shop and Scarlet Tanager will occur on Oct. 22.