ST. LOUIS (KTVI)-Looking for some fun events this weekend? Meteorologist Angela Hutti has some ideas for you and your family.
Weekends On The Web: Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2, 2016
Best Of Missouri Market
Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2 Venue: Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis MO
Time: 9pm-5pm each day
Admission: $12 Adults, $5 children 3-12, $5 Garden members, Free for member children
More than 120 Missouri food producers and crafters offer fresh produce, baked goods, fresh and dried flowers, herbs, handcrafted items, baskets, wooden toys, custom jewelry and more. Enjoy music and attendance prize drawings, too! Event is rain or shine.
Historic Shaw Art Fair
Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2 Venue: 4100 & 4200 blocks of Flora Place, St. Louis, Missouri
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Admission: Adults $7.00 (good for both days); Children 14 & under are free with an adult
The Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association has hosted the very popular Shaw Art Fair each fall since 1993. Located on the tree-lined parkway of beautiful Flora Place at Tower Grove Avenue, the Historic Shaw Art Fair is one of the premier fine art and fine craft fairs in the St. Louis area. It is highly rated by art fair magazines and participating artists.
Date: Saturday, October 1 Venue: Manchester Rd., between Vandeventer and Kingshighway, St. Louis, MO
Time: 2:00pm-11:00pm Admission: Free
Enjoy this eclectic street festival praised for diversity. Live music, live and interactive art, fashion shows, street performers, and of course, local food, drinks and wares of the Grove’s and St. Louis’ finest establishments.
APA's Canine Carnival
Date: Sunday, October 2 Venue: Tilles Park, Ladue,MO
General Admission Ticket: $15, Children 12 & under are free
This is the Carnival where the dogs play the games and win great prizes. Dogs, who are well-behaved, up to date on vaccinations and on leash, are invited to share in the fun. No retractable leashes, please. Tickets are required to enter the Carnival. Proceeds help the APA take care of homeless animals in and around the St. Louis area.
Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge National Finals
Date: Saturday, October 1 Venue: Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm Admission: Free
Winners from the Eastern and Western Regionals will gather to compete for the National Titles on September 30th and October 1st at Purina Farms in St. Louis.
Jersey County Apple Festival
Date: Saturday, October 1 Venue: Cheney Mansion, 601 N. State Street (Highway 67), Jerseyville, IL
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm Admission: Free - $5 fee for tours and the children’s area
Celebrate the role the apple has played in the development of Jersey County and the annual fall harvest. This family oriented event has something for everyone.
Fall Corn Festival
Date: Saturday, October 1 Venue: Glazebrook Park, Godfrey, IL
Time: 11:00am-6:00pm Admission: Adults: $6.00, Kids 6-11: $4.00, 5 and under: Free
This annual fall corn festival includes music, petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, games, arts & crafts, face painting, games, vendors , a Corn Eating Contest, and the Great Godfrey Corn Maze.
Fall Farm Day
Date: Saturday, October 1 Venue: Willoughby Heritage Farm, Collinsville, IL
Get into the fall spirit at Willoughby Farm’s Fall Farm Day and take part in the fall themed activities include hayrides, straw pyramids, scavenger hunts, nature walks, kids' farm games and crafts, a horseshoe tournament, and antique tractor/equipment displays. There will be plenty to eat and a featured pie baking contest.
Date: Saturday, October 1 Venue: Byrnes Mill Park, Byrnes Mill, MO
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm Admission: Free
Crowds continue to grow at this annual festival, as people come from all over Jefferson County and St. Louis County to enjoy a celebration of hometown fun, historic pioneer demonstrations, entertainment, and home-baked goodies.
Date: Saturdays in October Venue: Alton, Illinois National Cemetery
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students
The Alton Cemetery comes alive with living history. Visitors will be able to walk down the shaded paths of the historic Alton Cemetery and meet the men and women who lived in the Alton area during the 19th and early 20th century. Tours leave every fifteen minutes.
Date: Saturday, October 1 Venue: Elmer’s Tavern, Old Town St. Peters, MO
Time: 1:30pm-9:00pm Admission: Free
Duckfest brings together hunting enthusiasts from around across the region for a day full of live music, raffles, food, and drinks! The event features a professional duck calling contest, sponsored by Cabela's, with divisions for all ages and skill levels. All proceeds from the event benefit Emmaus Homes, a United Way charity.
Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2 Venue: Rotary Park, Wentzville, Missouri
Time: 10:00am-6:00pm Admission: Adults: $18.95, Kids : $11:95
Travel back to a 16th century French village and thrill to the exploits of jousting knights; roam the village shops; enjoy stage acts performing comedy, music and daring feats; and interact with colorful villagers.
St. Louis Cardinals Baseball
Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2 Venue: Busch Stadium, downtown St. Louis
Saturday: 3:15pm Sunday: 2:15pm Tickets: $15.00-$150.00
Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates – Final games of the regular season