Musician Fardin Karamkhani will perform at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at the Tower Groves Farmers’ Market.
Karamkhani, who comes from Eastern Europe, carves his own instruments from wood.
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 Jane and Anthony on Aug. 27, Misla on Sept. 3, 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.
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.
Get more information here.
St. Louis Zoo‘s Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series continues Friday with Bottoms Up Blues Gang, an acoustic blues trio.
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.
Upcoming Jungle Boogie concert dates:
Aug. 26, Super Jam, a rock band
Sept. 2, Ralph Butler Band, a versatile band with a broad repertoire
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.
Mark Moebeck performs from 1-5 p.m. Saturday at Stone Hill Winery in Hermann.
The winery offers free live classic rock music Saturdays and some Sundays through Oct. 23.
Plus, until Aug. 31, purchase a full-priced case of Vidal Blanc, Dry Rose, Hermannsberger, Vignoles or Pink Catawba and get a second case of the same wine BOGO style. Valid on phone orders, too. No mixed cases.
You can order by calling 800-909-9463 to place your order for shipping or stop at one of the winery locations–Branson, Hermann or New Florence.
The offer cannot be combined with other orders. Shipping not available in all states. Check for availability.
Purchase one case of any of these wines at its full price and receive a second case of the same wine BOGO style! Phone orders, too. Sorry, no mixed cases
Steinberg White, Rosé Montaigne, Concord (wine) or Jacquesse Kick’n White and receive a second case of the same wine BOGO style. No mixed cases allowed on this deal, but you can order by phone any time during July, and they’ll ship to you if you live in a state that allows it.
Stone Hill is located at 1110 Stone Hill Highway in Hermann, 60 miles west of St. Louis and 15 miles south of Interstate 70, just off of Highway 19 and Highway 100. The winery also has locations at 601 State Highway 165 in Branson and 485 Booneslick Road in New Florence.
Here’s the music schedule for the rest of the season:
Saturday, August 27, Steve Leslie (Big Band Dance during evening hours.)
Saturday, September 3, Gary Sluhan
Sunday, September 4, Mike Rufkahr
Saturday, September 10, Sweet Low Down
Saturday, September 17, Ed Rohan
Saturday, September 24, Steve Leslie
It’s been a Wednesday night staple this summer but this week Wednesday Night Out, that mid-week break, comes to an end this Wednesday.
The event is sponsored by the Downtown St. Louis Community Improvement District.
Each Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. 20 downtown establishments celebrate happy hour with very attractive specials. They include:
- $2 Beer
- $3 Wine
- $4 Specialty Drinks
- Half-price Appetizers
Evergreen will play at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 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. Salt of the Earth will perform on Sept. 3. UJ & The Downhome Blues band will play on Aug. 27 and Sept. 10.
The World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park hosts a celebration of International Vulture Awareness Day on Sept. 3.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The day will celebrate vultures with zoos and conservation groups around the world.
At the WBS, you can meet vultures from North America and Africa and a live Andean Condor. Free-flight shows will feature live flying vultures flying overhead.
Kids can play games and participate in a Vulture ‘Scavenger’ Hunt. Gifts and souvenirs will be on sale.
The World Bird Sanctuary is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas; closes at noon Dec. 15 and 24.) It is located off the intersection of Interstate 44 and Route 141 in Valley Park.
The mission of the WBS which features live displays of bald eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, vultures, parrot and reptiles, is to “preserve the earth′s biological diversity and to secure the future of threatened bird species in their natural environments.”
Admission and parking are free. No reservations are required.
Ameren Missouri is the sponsor of International Vulture Awareness Day.