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A Walk In 1875 St. Louis Exhibit Spins Off Play

St. Louis 1875The Missouri History Museum exhibit A Walk in 1875 St. Louis includes a play in July.

At least once a week the play will explore the lives of touring actors, circuses and other performers at that time. All performances will start at 2 p.m. be in the MacDermott Grand Hall.

The weekly performance dates are:

• July 7 and 9.

• July 14 and 16.

• July 23.

• July 28 and 30.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

 

A Walk In 1875 St. Louis Exhibit Spins Off Play

St. Louis 1875The Missouri History Museum exhibit A Walk in 1875 St. Louis includes a play in June and July.

At least once a week the play will explore the lives of touring actors, circuses and other performers at that time. All performances will start at 2 p.m. be in the MacDermott Grand Hall.

The weekly performance dates are:

• June 30 and July 2.

• July 7 and 9.

• July 14 and 16.

• July 23.

• July 28 and 30.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

 

Program About Bellefontaine Cemetery At Missouri History Museum

Dan Fuller, a master guide at Bellefontaine Cemetery, will discuss the historic institution at 10:30 a.m. Monday June 29, 2015, in the AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room at the Missouri History Museum.

Fuller’s lecture is part of the museum’s series of programs on Monday morning about various facets of the area’s history. All programs will start at 10:30 a.m. But the ones on July 13 and Aug. 10 will be at museum’s Library and Research Center, 225 South Skinker Boulevard, St. Louis.

The remaining programs are:

• July 13 about steamboats in 1875.

• July 20 about Gaslight Square.

• July 27 about Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase.

• Aug. 10 about gangsters, Prohibition and caves.

• Aug. 17 about North America before 1607.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

 

Gateway Arch Park Rangers To Present Programs At Missouri History Museum

Pilgrims of the PlainsPark rangers from the Gateway Arch will offer interactive programs on the next two Tuesdays about St. Louis and westward expansion in the 19th Century. The programs will start at 1 p.m. June 23, 2015, and 1 p.m. June 30, 2015, in the MacDermott Grand Hall of the Missouri History Museum. The event is not a lecture, the museum says.

The programs include a variety of hands-on and try-on items related to pioneers of the West.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

Missouri History Museum To Present Program About Route 66

Ron Elz, famed as Johnny Rabbit in the St. Louis media, will discuss the streets of St. Louis and Route 66 at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 22, 2015, in the AT&T Foundation Room of the Missouri History Museum.

U.S. Highway 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles followed several different routes through St. Louis area after it opened in 1926.

Elz’s lecture is part of the museum’s series of programs on Monday morning about various facets of the area’s history. All programs will start at 10:30 a.m. But the ones on July 13 and Aug. 10 will be at museum’s Library and Research Center, 225 South Skinker Boulevard, St. Louis.

The remaining programs are:

• June 29 about Bellefontaine Cemetery.

• July 13 about steamboats in 1875.

• July 20 about Gaslight Square.

• July 27 about Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase.

• Aug. 10 about gangsters, Prohibition and caves.

• Aug. 17 about North America before 1607.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

 

A Walk In 1875 St. Louis Exhibit Spins Off Play

St. Louis 1875The Missouri History Museum exhibit A Walk in 1875 St. Louis includes a play in June and July.

At least once a week the play will explore the lives of touring actors, circuses and other performers at that time. All performances will start at 2 p.m. be in the MacDermott Grand Hall.

The weekly performance dates are:

• June 23 and 25.

• June 30 and July 2.

• July 7 and 9.

• July 14 and 16.

• July 23.

• July 28 and 30.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

 

A Walk In 1875 St. Louis Exhibit Spins Off Play

St. Louis 1875The Missouri History Museum exhibit A Walk in 1875 St. Louis includes a play in June and July.

At least once a week the play will explore the lives of touring actors, circuses and other performers at that time. All performances will start at 2 p.m. be in the MacDermott Grand Hall.

The weekly performance dates are:

• June 16.

• June 23 and 25.

• June 30 and July 2.

• July 7 and 9.

• July 14 and 16.

• July 23.

• July 28 and 30.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

 

A Walk In 1875 St. Louis Exhibit Spins Off Play

St. Louis 1875The Missouri History Museum exhibit A Walk in 1875 St. Louis includes a play in June and July.

At least once a week the play will explore the lives of touring actors, circuses and other performers at that time. All performances will start at 2 p.m. be in the MacDermott Grand Hall. An exception will be at 11:30 a.m. June 13.

The weekly performance dates are:

• June 9, 11, and 13.

• June 16.

• June 23 and 25.

• June 30 and July 2.

• July 7 and 9.

• July 14 and 16.

• July 23.

• July 28 and 30.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

 

What's Happening Free And Cheap This Weekend In St. Louis?

As befitting a beautiful June weekend in The Lou, a city known for its quality free and cheap attractions, there’s a bevy of fun things to do that are easy on the ol’ wallet. Go ahead:  Have fun, be cheap!

First Friday in Grand Center

First Friday in St. Louis' Grand Center

First Friday in St. Louis’ Grand Center

This event happens from 5 to 9 p.m. every month in Grand Center, St. Louis’ arts and entertainment district, and admission is FREE.  Enjoy the latest art exhibitions at numerous Grand Center arts organizations, including the Bruno David Gallery, Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, the Contemporary Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA), Portfolio Gallery, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, the Sheldon Art Galleries, and the Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA).

 

‘First Sip of Summer’

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 5.21.17 PMThat’s what KMOX likes to call its annual St. Louis Uncorked event set for Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Soldiers Memorial in downtown St. Louis. It’s FREE to attend.

St. Louis Uncorked features national recording artists on the Bud Light Main Stage. On Friday night: Plain White T’s and Parachute. Then on Saturday: O.A.R., Young Rising Sons and Clockwork.

Attendees can purchase local wines, a wide selection of craft and all-American beers and items from St. Louis food trucks.

A VIP experience (additional charge) at St. Louis Uncorked can be had on the Bud Light Party Deck with an elevated view of the entire festival and the only elevated view of the main stage.

 

Kimmswick Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival in Kimmswick, MOThey say if it’s made with strawberries you will find it at this festival.  The Kimmswick Strawberry Festival features everything from fresh strawberries, strawberry shortcake, chocolate covered strawberries, and strawberry cheesecake to–would you believe?–strawberry iced tea. Admission is FREE.

Craft and food vendors line the streets as live entertainers perform at several areas throughout town. The event is on from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7, 2015 in the heart of Kimmswick in Jefferson County, MO, a short distanced from St. Louis.

Free: Workshop On Pre-Fab Planting At CAM

Green Varnish at Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

Green Varnish at Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

Want to learn more about pre-fab planting? Register now to attend a FREE workshop on the topic at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 7 at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

The workshop is one in a series CAM is offering with local horticultural experts and landscape architects. The workshops were inspired by Nomad Studio’s Green Varnish installation which can be seen at CAM until Sept. 13

Laurel Harrington, associate principal and director of landscape architecture at Christner will lead an  informational workshop on pre-fab planting. 

Nomad’s installation consists of a “vegetated blanket,” a form of prefabricated planting which is grown offsite by a contractor–for this project it was Sempergreen–and then delivered and installed to the architecture.

This unique process requires many variables, dealing with a living object that must be transported, and once installed, maintained. The technology is considered revolutionary but many local architecture firms such as Christner have worked with clients to integrate prefabricated plantings into their spatial designs.

CAM is in the Grand Center arts and entertainment district at 3750 Washington Boulevard. 

Hours are:
Wednesday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Admission to CAM is FREE compliments of Gateway Foundation.