Faust County Park in Chesterfield is one of our favorite places in the St. Louis area. Combine the park with art and you have a great way to spend a spring weekend.
The Faust Park Spring Arts and Crafts Festival will be in full swing this weekend. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 per person.
All types of art –water color, oil and acrylics, sculpture, jewelry and photography–will be on sale at this juried event. Entertainment includes live music. Food will also be available. Faust’s Historic Village will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Faust Faust Park is at 15185 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield.
Art on the Square, rated the top art show in the country by Art Fair Source Book, features the original works of more than 100 artists from around the world. Add to that a variety of musical and stage performances and local food and drink and you have the makings of one great weekend.
Don’t leave the kids at home. Art on the Square’s extensive and interactive children’s art section will keep them happy as they create their own take-away art projects.
Grab your pooch and head for Cricket Field in Forest Park tomorrow!
The Humane Society of Missouri’s “Bark In The Park” is back with tons of fun for everyone.
Events include Purina® Incredible Dog Team Performances, a silent auction and pet contests. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. Other activities during the event include bounce houses and inflatable mazes, games, crafts, face painting and balloon animals and characters. The Humane Society of Missouri’s mobile adoption trailer will be on hand offering dog and cat adoptions. And you can pick up tips and tricks and your dog can participate in agility games.
Barn Buddy Ambassadors, Twister the miracle horse, mini horse Calypso, mini donkey, Juniper and other farm animals from Longmeadow Rescue Ranch will be there too.
Registration includes a dog walk, country fair festival and the official 2012 T-shirt. Fees are:
$25 for adults
$5 for children, age 4-15
Children 3 and under are free.
Senior athletes will compete in 85 different events as varied as basketball, bowling, cycling, golf, swimming and track and field at the St. Louis Senior Olympics beginning Thursday, May 24 at the Jewish Community Center, 2 Millstone Campus Drive.
The event runs through Tuesday, May 29. There will be no competition on Sunday, May 27 as the Jewish holiday of Shavuot is celebrated.
Step back in time to the days of yore this weekend in Wentzville.
The Greater St. Louis Renaissance Faire returns rain or shine to Rotary Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday until June 10 AND Memorial Day.
Select performances on June 2 and 3, will include sign language interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing patrons.
Tickets prices at the gate are: $14.95 for a daily pass for adults and $49.5 for a season pass for adults and $7.95 for a daily pass and $24.95 for a season pass for children 6-13. Children under 5 and under are free.
Military, police, firefighters and seniors 65 and over get $2 off the adult price at the gate. This discount may not be combined with other discounts.
You can also purchase tickets online. One-day passes are $12.95 for adults and $6.95 for children. Two-day passes are $21.95 for adults and $11.95 for children.
Group tickets for 10 or more are $10.95 for adults and $5.95 for children.
There is a nominal service charge for online purchases.
Parking is free.
The theme of the fair this weekend is “Pirates.” Note: St. Louis Pirate Fest is taking a hiatus during 2012 and 2013.
From noon until 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, you can sample some of the foods sold at Sappington Farmers’ Market‘s “Sampling Sunday.”
And, you can use this coupon to get $7 off a $30 purchase Sunday only.
Among the foods you will be able to sample:
Buy a taquito at Quik Trip and get another one free. The deal is good through June 23 or while supplies last.
To get the coupon, you must agree to receive an email with a link from Quik Trip.
Chuck wagon crews from Missouri, Indiana, Oklahoma and Texas will prepare a home-cooked meal over an open fire on Saturday, May 26 in Lebanon, MO.
It’s part of the Wagons for Warriors, and it’s all for a good cause. The event benefits the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Fort Leonard Wood Wounded Warrior Fund.
The wagons will be at Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center, 500 E Elm, Lebanon from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch is served at Noon.
Tickets (for a meal and choice of drink) are $10 and are available at the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce and other locations in Lebanon and Waynesville and at Fort Leonard Wood. There is no charge for kids five and under.
For more information contact the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce at 417-588-3256.