You gotta shop anyway so you might as well enjoy some live music while you do it. And you can do just that the second Thursday of the month at the covered farmers market in downtown historic Washington, Mo.
Washington is a quaint town in wine country about an hour west of St. Louis.
Admission to the market is free.
Rockin’ Lazy R Roadhouse Band performs this Thursday, June 14.
- Steve Leslie, July 12
- Bobby Brinker Blues, Sept. 13
- Augusta Texas Giants, Oct. 11
Looking for a Father’s Day gift but short on shopping time?
You can pick up a prepaid gift card for Dad or the grad on your list while you’re doing your shopping at St. Louis area Schnucks supermarkets.
The stores’ selection of gift cards includes Bass Pro Shops, Lowe’s, Outback Steakhouse and, of course, Schnucks.
And if you buy $25 or more in iTunes gift cards in one transaction, you’ll receive a $5 coupon good for your next visit.
Fine print: Subject to availability. See gift cards for details and fees if applicable. Personal checks are not accepted as payment for gift cards. All sales are final. No refunds.
David Davis and the Warrior River Boys will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at Jefferson Barracks County Park in south St. Louis County, 500 Bagby St.
In case of rain, the concert will move inside to Grants Shelter at the JB Amphitheater.
Tickets are $5 at the door. Children age 12 and under are free. Gates open at 6 p.m. Concert-goers should bring chairs and blankets. No coolers are allowed. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
The Jamestown Bluffs branch of the St. Louis County Library will show Thor at 2 p.m. June 15, 2012. The branch is at 4153 North Highway 67, north St. Louis County
The movie is about a powerful but arrogant warrior who is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard. He is sent to live among humans on Earth where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.
The Bridgeton Trails branch of the St. Louis County Library will show To Sir, with Love at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15. The branch is at 3455 McKelvey Road, Bridgeton.
The movie is about an idealistic young black teacher and his experiences with a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London’s East End.
The branch wants viewers to register in advance. They can do so via the Internet or by calling 314-994-3300.
The Jamestown Bluffs branch of the St. Louis County Library will show Planet 51 at 10 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012. The branch is at 4153 North Highway 67, north St. Louis County.
The movie is about an American astronaut who lands on Planet 51 to find little green people happily living in a white picket fence world — whose only fear is that their planet will be overrun by alien invaders.
Opera Theatre of St. Louis will host a free concert at 12:30 p.m. today, Monday, June 11 at the First Presbyterian Church of Kirkwood as part of its “A Little Lunch Music” series.
The concert will feature Corinne Winters, soprano; Liam Bonner, baritone; Jenni Bank, mezzo-soprano and Timothy Steele, pianist.
The church is at 100 East Adams Ave., Kirkwood.
Kirkwood Area Arts Council is underwriting the concert.
Another “Little Lunch Music” concert will take place at Bonhomme Presbyterian Church,14820 Conway Road, Chesterfield on June 18. It will feature Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano; Scott Ramsay, tenor; Jason Eck, bass-baritone and Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, pianist. That concert will be sponsored by Chesterfield Arts.
All concerts are free and open to the public.
The concert series is made possible by a gift from the St. Louis Beacon.