Weekends on the Web: Saturday & Sunday, December 28-29, 2019
St. Louis Blues Hockey
Date: Sunday, December 29 Venue: Enterprise Center, Downtown St. Louis
Time: 2:00pm Tickets often start around $40.00
Vs. Winnipeg Jets
SLU Billikens Men’s Basketball
Date: Sunday, December 29 Venue: Chaifetz Arena, Midtown St. Louis
Time: 6:00pm Tickets start at $10.00
Vs. Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats
Date: Saturday, December 28 Venue: Missouri History Museum, Forest Park
Time: 10:30am-1:30pm Admission: Free
Experience drop-in make-and-takes inspired by the exhibits, plus family films, performances by The Sheldon, and story-inspired adventures with St. Louis Black Authors of Children’s Literature.
Date: Saturday & Sunday, December 28-29 Venue: Fox Theatre, Midtown St. Louis
Saturday: 2p, 7:30p; Sunday: 1p, 6:30p Tickets: $49.00-$199.00
So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle.
SLSO: Beauty and the Beast In Concert
Date: Saturday, December 28 (Also Friday night) Venue: Powell Hall, Midtown St. Louis
Saturday: 2:00pm and 7:00pm Tickets: $35.00-$65.00
The treasured fairy tale – filled with fun, adventures and some of the most beloved Disney characters – comes to Powell Hall. This holiday season, share the fun, magic and music of a performance you’ll never forget as the SLSO performs this Disney animated classic.
Pride and Prejudice
Date: Saturday & Sunday, December 28-29 Venue: Loretto-Hilton Center, Webster University
Saturday: 4pm, 8pm; Sunday: 2pm, 7pm Tickets: $20.00-$99.50
In a world of opulent estates and lavish private balls, where women’s entire futures hinge on marriage, Elizabeth Bennet stands apart. With a vibrant wit and a headstrong sense of pride, Elizabeth places her own needs first and refuses to marry for mere convenience. But she meets her match in the unlikely figure of Mr. Darcy. Beginning as a testy battle of words and ideas, their relationship blossoms into a remarkable romance between two passionate intellects who play by their own rules.
Holiday in the Park
Date: Saturday & Sunday, December 28-29 Venue: Six Flags St. Louis, Eureka, MO
Saturday: 2:00pm-9:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm-8:00pm
It's the most magical time of the year. Ring in Holiday Cheer with sing-a-longs and spirited Holiday shows, get your picture with the Looney Tunes crew in their festive attire, and take a spin on thrill rides and top-of-the-line coasters. The fun continues on select nights through January 1, 2020.
Winterfest Ice Rink
Date: Saturday & Sunday, December 28-29 Venue: Kiener Plaza, Downtown St. Louis
Saturday and Sunday: Noon – 8:00pm
Admission: FREE - Skate rentals are available: $12 Adults, $7 Children ages 3-15
Grab your ice skates and enjoy this outdoor rink in the heart of Kiener Plaza. Skate, sip hot chocolate, or explore the playground. Open through New Year’s Day.
Date: Saturday, December 28 Venue: World Bird Sanctuary, Valley Park, MO
Time: 7:00pm Cost: $20 adults, $12 for children under 12
Come over to the dark side and meet those amazing birds that exist by moonlight. The evening begins with a 40-minute “all about owls” natural history experience, featuring several feathered ambassadors. Then naturalists will take you on an easy night hike for an interactive lesson on how to properly “hoot” in different owl languages. Owl prowls often sell out. If this weekend is booked, try another.
Ground Control: A Journey Through Chess and Space
Date: Saturday & Sunday, December 28-29 Venue: World Chess Hall of Fame, Central West End
Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday: Noon-5:00pm
Admission: Suggested donation of $3 per person or $5 for family
The exhibit explores space-themed chess sets and significant chess events from the year 1969, in connection with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Highlights of this exhibition include Star Wars, Star Trek, and other pop-culture-themed chess sets from the World Chess Hall of Fame’s permanent collection as well as a signed chessboard that was flown on the final mission of the Endeavor Space Shuttle.