Kristen's Kalendar January 25-31
Posted on January 25, 2010 at 6:09 PM
All Week Long:
Clayton Restaurant Week. 17 participating Clayton restaurants are offering 3-course $25 prix-fixe meals. Guests will also have the opportunity to add a $5 Extra Credit to support Kidsmart, a local charity that provides school supplies to St. Louis students.
Tuesday January 26:
Onesto Pizza & Trattoria “Take Vegas” at the Skybox. 7pm-1am, 800 N 3rd St on Laclede’s Landing. The event will feature live music, burlesque acts, Vegas games, Vegas Impersonator, raffles and of course, a Pizza demo by Onesto pizzaiolo and crew! The event is $35.00 which includes all the pizza you can eat, cocktails, beer and wine, live entertainment and more!
Thursday January 28:
Metropolis Wine Club Detour, 6:30pm to 8:30pmatSasha's on Shaw - 4069 Shaw Blvd. This will be a more informal than usual networking and wine tasting event. There will be an area reserved in the back non-smoking room to mingle, eat and drink wine. Foods include small plates, crepes, pizza, cheeses, salads and desserts.
Friday January 29:
Mardi Gras Wine Taste from 5:30-9:30pm at Hilton At The Ballpark. This event will feature a variety of vintners from the Brown-Forman portfolio and Missouri Wine Country. Guests purchase a tasting booklet that contains twelve perforated tickets which they redeem for “tastes” of the various wines. Wines are also available for purchase to take home.
Friday & Saturday January 29 & 30:
Cash & Carry Boutique Warehouse Sale. 19 of your favorite St. Louis boutiques, together, under one roof offering prices at 50% off and more. At 11 The Boulevard in Richmond Heights right across from the Galleria. VIP Media Night Friday from 6-10pm, $10 or Saturday from 10am-2pm, $5. Cash only and all transactions are final.
Friday January 29-Sunday January 31:
The St. Louis Food & Wine Experience at theChase Park Plaza Hotel - 202 N. Kingshighway Blvd. A tasting festival like no-other, The St. Louis Food and Wine Experience offers a selection of over 500 wines to sample from the world’s premier growing regions. Celebrity chefs share their favorite recipes from the MoAg Mainstage while food specialists serve delicious samples in the beautiful Khorassan Ballroom. All proceeds from the event benefit the education and community outreach programs of The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saturday January 30:
Cheers For Children! Charity Gala. 7-11pm at America’s Center, 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis. Support local children’s charities by attending this St. Louis Auto Dealers Association’s event. Appetizers, drinks, live music and an exclusive viewing of the auto show. $50.
Pre-mardi gras Soulard pub crawl to benefit Haiti relief,1 p.m. - 9 p.m.Registerat Big Daddy's - 1000 Sidney St. St. Louis. It is a $25 donation to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief effort to participate. You will receive a t-shirt and be able to take advantage of discounted food and drink specials at the establishments that are participating. Registration will be from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. There are two routes where patrons will spend one hour at each stop and then all end up at Great Grizzly Bear where prizes like gift certificates will be raffled from local businesses that have donated items, a 50/50 drawing, silent auction and the band, Killing Vegas, will be playing from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m.
Young Variety's Annual Trivia Night, 7:00pmatWhitfield School - 175 S. Mason. Enjoy complimentary soda, water, beer and assorted snacks. Teams are also encouraged to bring their own snacks and additional beverages. Proceeds from the event will help Variety fulfill its mission to serve children with physical and mental disabilities in the Greater St. Louis region.
Mardi Gras Crystal Cajun Cook-Off. From 12:00pm - 4:00pmatCasa Loma Ballroom (3354 Iowa at Cherokee).
An afternoon of food, live music, a live cooking competion, and drinks. Tickets include entertainment, food tickets for samples of catered cajun/creole food, Schlafly beer, hurricanes, and Pepsi products. $30