Amtrak’s special exhibit train commemorating Amtrak’s 40th anniversary will be in St. Louis Sept. 10-11.
The train which is touring the country, has displays of photos, uniforms, china, and memorabilia from America’s Railroad℠ while also offering a glimpse into the future.
The train can be seen from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10-11, 2011 at 551 South 16th Street, St. Louis.
Preschoolers can learn about trains at Chuggington Station, a train-based animated TV Series featuring games, videos and fun activities.
Learn more about railroad history in St. Louis.
Jazz singer Jeanne Trevor will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 9, 2011, at the Plaza at 501. It is at 501 Florissant Road at Suburban Avenue, Ferguson.
The city says people should bring a lawn chair or sit at one a picnic tables. The event includes a food booth. The city allows coolers, but no glass.
Another concert in the series includes a performance by Pat Liston of Mama’s Pride on Oct. 14.
The orchestra of the St. Charles Symphony Society will present a pops concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at the St. Peter’s Centre Amphitheater Park.
The event will be near city hall off of Mexico Road.
The society invites people to bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Time is running out on the Container Store‘s “Happy Organized Home Sale” with savings on a variety of products to get your home organized. The sale ends on Labor Day, Sept. 5. The store will close at 7 p.m. on the holiday.
Check out the sale catalog.
Learn which shelving best fits your needs at demos at 2 and 4 p.m. today and be entered in a drawing for a $15 gift card.
Also at 1 and 3 p.m. today you can learn more about the elfa® organization system. At each presentation a drawing will be held for a $25 elfa® card.
In St. Louis The Container Store is at 1769 S. Brentwood Blvd. in the Brentwood Square Shopping Center.
Lowe’s Build & Grow workshops allow kides to make-and-take a free wooden project a couple of times a month.
Participants in the free workshops receive a free apron, goggles, a project-themed patch and a certificate of merit for completing the project. The projects are recommended for children in grades 1 through 5.
The project on Sept. 10 is a police car complete with a flashing light.
Workshops begin at 10 a.m.
Find the store closest to you.
Workshops often fill up so register early to ensure your child’s spot.