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.
Filmmaker Ken Burns, creator of many award-winning documentaries, will be the next KMOX/Fontbonne University Book Club speaker on Monday, Sept. 19. The host will be KMOX‘s Charlie Brennan.
Burns, whose award-winning films include The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, The Civil War and Baseball, will discuss his new documentary, Prohibition.
The event will take place at 10 a.m. at the East-West Gateway Council of Governments, 1 S. Memorial Drive, 16th floor. Because space is limited, KMOX is holding a lottery for tickets to the free event. Winners will be notified by email on Sept 12.
Registration is limited to one entry per person; each winner will be allowed to bring one guest.
Save the date–Oct. 2–for a St. Louis festival with an Italian flavor.
St. Ambrose Church of the Hill will be the scene of La Festa this fall. The event, which will run from noon to 6:30 p.m., will feature food, drink and games.
It’s the return of one of our favorite coupons. Shop N Save‘s “Coupon Thursday” is back this week, Thursday, July 14. However, no coupon is actually needed to get $10 off a $50 purchase at the store.
And don’t forget to use your grocery receipt to get gas at Shop N Save and save 3 to 9 cents per gallon, depending on how much you spent on groceries.
Fine print: Certain items like fresh milk, pharmacy, beer, wine, spirits and a bunch of other non-food items are excluded. See the ad in the store, newspaper or online for details.