ST. LOUIS, MO- Looking for some fun events this weekend? Meteorologist Angela Hutti has some ideas for you and your family.
Weekends on the Web: Saturday & Sunday, March 24-25, 2018
Six Flags opens for the season - https://www.sixflags.com/stlouis
World Eagle Day
Date: Sunday, March 25 Venue: World Bird Sanctuary, Valley Park, MO
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm Admission- $2 donation per person (kids 10 and under FREE)
Celebrate eagles from around the world! Lean more with presentations from naturalists throughout the day. Enjoy eagle shows in the amphitheater. Activities include photo opportunities with a Bald Eagle, a free fun kids craft center and tours of the wildlife hospital. Bring your camera!
Moolah Shrine Circus
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 24-25 Venue: The Family Arena, Saint Charles, MO
Saturday: 10 am, 2:30 pm, 7:30 pm
Sunday: 1 pm & 6 pm
Tickets – $18.00 – $38.00, Parking: $10.00
The Moolah Shrine Circus is coming to town and you are invited to this event for the whole family. Be amazed as the circus takes over all of your senses.
Stout & Oyster Festival
Date: Saturday, March 24 Venue: Schlafly Tap Room, Midtown St. Louis
Time: 11:00am -12:30am (Sunday) Admission: Free (Food & Drinks $)
Schlafly’s 19th annual Stout and Oyster festival is expected to be the largest in the brewery’s history, with more than 20 star shuckers from the East and West Coast and almost 80,000 oysters flown in overnight from both coasts, for the freshest oysters possible. There will also be 15 stouts to sample from for the festival.
The Art Fair at Queeny Park
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 24-25 Venue: Queeny Park, Ballwin, MO
Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday:11am-4pm Tickets: $5.00
More than 100 juried artists from 20 or more states will take part in the Art Fair at Queeny Park, one of the most reputable, longest-running art fairs in the Bi-State region.
50 Miles of Art Studio & Gallery Tour
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 24-25 Venues: Studios in Hannibal, Louisiana, Clarksville, & Elsberry, MO
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm both days Admission: Free
Professional artists and artisans in historic river towns are opening their studios, galleries, and retail spaces for their semi-annual Studio and Gallery Tour.
Date:Saturday, March 24 Venue: Rotary Park, Wentzville, MO
Time: Egg hunts begin at 9:30am Day of registration: $5 per child.
The Easter Bunny has been busy filling thousands of eggs with candy and prizes for the annual Easter EGGstravaganza. Children should bring their own baskets, and will be grouped according to age for the hunts. Arrive early for face painting and games. Gates open at 8:30am.
Hare in the Air Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, March 24 Venue: Logan University, Chesterfield, MO
Registration begins at 9:00am. The bunny arrives by helicopter at 9:30am.
The day includes egg hunts for children ages 2-8 as well as fun activities for the whole family, including a petting zoo, balloon artists, and more. Bring your basket!
Easter Egg Hunt at Glazebrook
Date: Sunday, March 25 Venue: Glazebrook Park, Godfrey, IL
Time: 2:00-4:00pm Admission: Free – Food Donations accepted
The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held for children up to 10 years at Glazebrook Park ball fields. Children will be divided into separate age groups to find prize-filled eggs. Donations of non-perishable food items will be accepted for local community food banks.
SEC Gymnastics Championship
Date: Saturday, March 24 Venue: Chaifetz Arena, Midtown St. Louis
Two sessions: 2:00pm and 6:00pm All-Session tickets: $15 (GA), $18, $20, $23
The Color Purple
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 24-25 Venue: The Fox Theatre, Midtown St. Louis
Saturday: 2:00p, 7:30p, Sunday: 1pm, 6:30pm Tickets: $25.00-$85.00
The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival comes to St. Louis with its soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues. Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South.
2018 African Film Festival
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 24-25 Venue: Brown Hall, Room 100, Washington University
Saturday: 3p, 7p, Sunday: 7p Cost: Free
Many people have left ‘Black Panther’ curious about Africa. This film festival is a great place to learn more about the continent’s rich diversity.