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Fun Abounds With Lots To Do This Weekend In St. Louis

No matter what your interests, you’ll find something to do this weekend in The Lou.

From the country’s first parade to welcome home the soldiers of the Iraq War to Mardi Gras fun in Soulard, there’s plenty a-hopping in St. Louis this January weekend. You can even learn to be an entrepreneur at Start-Up St. Louis, a weekend to give your business wings to fly!

Here are just a few cheap and free ways to spend your weekend in St. Louis:

  • First-Ever ‘Welcome Home The Heroes’ Parade Is Slated For Tomorrow In Downtown St. Louis
  • Free: Soulard Mardi Gras–U.S. Cellular Family Winter Carnival
  • Learn To Be An Entrepreneur At St. Louis Start-Up Weekend
  • St. Louis Auto Show Underway This Weekend At America’s Center
  • Deal: Clayton Restaurant Week Continues Through Sunday

Learn To Be An Entrepreneur At St. Louis Start-Up Weekend

Do you yearn to be an entrepreneur?

Now you can move your dream along a bit at Start-Up Weekend St. Louis. For just $75 you can pitch your idea and get a chance for a team to flesh it out. You can also get help building a web or mobile app.

You’ll give up your weekend, though. The program runs 54-hours meeting 5-10 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday (or stay later for dinner on your own with other team members) and 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday. But, hey, it’s your dream!

The event is Jan. 27-29 in the Railway Exchange Building, 615 Olive St. in downtown St. Louis.

Register online.