ST. LOUIS (KTVI)-Looking for some fun events this weekend? Meteorologist Angela Hutti has some ideas for you and your family.
Traffic Note: The Annie Malone Parade (1pm) will have Market Street closed in downtown St. Louis Sunday. Cardinals fans heading to the game (1:15pm) will need to plan their route accordingly.
Weekends On The Web: Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21, 2017
Art on the Square
Date: Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21 Venue: Downtown Belleville, IL
Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Ranked as one of the top 100 art shows in the nation this show offers visitors the chance to meet exhibiting artists, enjoy family entertainment, children's workshops, taste fine cuisines, and take a walk through the historic neighborhoods of Belleville.
Taste of Maplewood
Date: Saturday, May 20 Venue: Sutton Boulevard, South of Manchester Road
Time: 9:00am-Noon Admission: Free ($ for food & drinks)
The street festival brings together foodies, shoppers, and music lovers to enjoy the bites, sights, and sounds of Maplewood.
Bark in the Park
Date: Saturday, May 20 Venue: Cricket Field, Forest Park
Time – Registration 8am, Events 9am-1pm
Cost: $40 per person, Children 12 and under free
Bring your dog to the park for a 5K race or a 1 mile walk. There are more fun activities for the entire family. Every dollar raised supports the Humane Society of Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Fund, dedicated to investigating, healing and preventing animal abuse. http://member.hsmo.org/site/PageNavigator/BarkinthePark2017.html
Grafton Winery Blues Fest
Date: Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21Venue: Grafton Winery & Brewhaus, Grafton, IL
Saturday: 1:00pm-9:00pm; Sunday: Noon-7:00pm Admission: Free (Food & Drink $)
Enjoy the annual Grafton Winery & Brewhaus Blues Festival featuring non-stop blues both days. The concerts are free, and the line-up will include some of the best acts found in the St. Louis region. Plus, enjoy great BBQ, fresh brews, and sampling of the winery's award-winning wines.
2017 Hermann Maifest
Date: Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21 Venue: Various, Hermann, MO
Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm Admission: Free
One of Missouri’s oldest German festivals, Maifest is an old-fashioned German celebration of spring, held each year the third weekend of May.
Red Berries and Bluegrass Festival
Date: Saturday, May 20 Venue: Trinity Gardens and Farmstead, Mascoutah, IL
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm Admission: Free
Celebrate the strawberry harvest with George Portz and The Friends of Bluegrass and a fabulous show and sale of creative arts and barn quilts made by Trinity Services, Inc. program participants. https://www.facebook.com/events/981450085292114/
Annie Malone May Day Parade
Date: Sunday, May 21 Venue: Market Street, downtown St. Louis, MO
Time: 1:00 pm
Don’t miss the music and dance routines of marching bands, the laughter from family floats, and a day of African-American heritage.
Date: Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21 Venue: Busch Stadium
Saturday: 6:15pm, Sunday: 1:15pm Tickets start around $25.00
Vs. San Francisco Giants
Kiener Plaza Opening Ceremony
Date: Saturday, May 20 Venue: Kiener Plaza (It's back!), Downtown St. Louis
Time: 11:00am-6:00pm Admission: Free
Live music, food trucks, kids activities, and an appearance by Team Fredbird will mark the reopening of this well known St. Louis gathering spot.
Venue: The Fox Theatre, Grand Center
Saturday: 2p, 7:30p; Sunday: 1p, 6:30p Tickets start at $35.00
More than two decades after it opened, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations. The re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven struggling artists.
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis: Madame Butterfly
Date: Saturday, May 20 Venue: Loretto-Hilton Center, Webster University
Time: 8:00pm Tickets: $50.00-$129.00
Puccini’s timeless opera. A Japanese geisha. An American soldier. Their attraction is immediate, but their love story can’t last. When a child is born, his mother is forced to do whatever it takes to protect her son’s future.
St. Louis Symphony Live at Powell Hall: The Soul of Cash: A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash
Date: Sunday, May 21 Venue: Powell Hall, Grand Center
Time: 3:00pm Tickets: $30.00-$65.00
St. Louis based soul singer Brian Owens joins the Symphony to perform The Soul of Cash: A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash, the latest in his classic soul series of tributes to the legends of soul and gospel.