Kristen's Calendar June 13-19
Posted on June 13, 2011 at 2:45 PM
Through June 16:
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis - Taming of the Shrew, 6:30pm
in Forest Park. 8pm nightly except Tuesdays.
Through June 26:
, St. Louis’ beloved, one-ring circus, presents a brand new show, Vagabond Adventures, under the air-conditioned, red-and-white, big top tent in Grand Center.
Tuesday June 14:
Climatron®and Cocktails TROPICAL HAPPY HOUR
, presented by the Young Friends of the Missouri Botanical Garden and Young Friends of St. Louis Public Radio. Mix and mingle inside the Climatron’s lush tropical rain forest. $30 per person ($15 Missouri Botanical Garden or St. Louis Public Radio members) includes complimentary appetizer buffet and specialty tropical cocktails. 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Blvd., south St. Louis.
Wednesday June 15:
Whitaker Music Festival
at the Missouri Botanical Garden. 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Free admission to the Garden after 5:00 p.m. Enjoy the beauty of the Garden grounds in summertime bloom as you listen to Hudson and the Hoo Doo Cats, a long-time favorite of St. Louis-area swing dance clubs. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic or purchase sandwiches and beverages on site. No pets or barbecue grills
Thursday June 16:
Sounds At The Station
Free Concert Series at Union Station. Lake Stage, 5-8:30pm, Noble Jones scheduled to perform.
Friday June 17:
Party At The Park
at Fairmount Park Race Track. $13 gets you appetizer buffet, cheap drinks, live music and eight live races.
ZOOFARI 2011. 7:00pm – Midnight
Dine and dance at the Zoo's biennial creative black-tie party. Give ‘em something to roar about with your wildly creative attire! "Graze" on specialty food and drinks from more than 60 fine restaurants, bars and caterers. A silent auction will be held and commemorative merchandise may be purchased .
at the Saint Louis Zoo
Third Degree Glass Factory’s Third Friday Free Party, 6 - 10 p.m.
The heat's on. We've cranked up the cool. See glassblowers take the heat and create cool glass art. Inspired? Go hands on and make your own glass art. Work with instructors to make a paperweight, tile, fused jewlery or beads ($20 - $30). Gallery opens Found Along The Way: Photography by Johnny Andrews.
Concurrent exhibit is The Glass Road,
a group show of emerging Third Degree glass artists. Hungry? Eat tapas-style small plates by My Chief Heidi ($2 - $8). At 8 p.m. River Bound
plays raw and rooty bluegrass. Firespinning 8 and 9 p.m.
Saturday June 18:
Uncorked Wine and Music Festival, 3:00pm - 11:00pm
at Soldiers Memorial in Downtown St. Louis at 12th & MarketEnjoy over 100 wines to sample, delicious food and live music all day. Admission is free.