What to do in the Lou this Weekend June 28-30

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PRIDEFEST ST. LOUIS

Saturday, June 29, 2013 until Sunday, June 30, 2013

Soldiers Memorial between 14th and Tucker and Market and Pine  FYI NO PETS, NO COOLERS, I know CRAZY isn’t it?

PrideFest is an annual celebration of gay, lesbian, and transgender culture. The festival includes a parade with floats and contingents, twenty hours of live entertainment ranging from pop, disco, jazz, rock, country and rap. The parade begins at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 30. http://www.pridestl.org/, (314) 772-8888

TOWER GROVE PRIDE has several events planned for Saturday

The Big Gay Picnic 10 AM- 12:30

Community Manifestation (Parade) 12:30

Big Gay Block Party 1:00-9:30

The After Party 10:00 to Close  Find more details here 

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013

ECKERT’S COUNTRY STORE & FARMS

Enjoy a beautiful evening of jazz music at Eckert’s patio, adjacent to the Country Store. Free kid’s activities will also be offered. Seating is limited and guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. www.eckerts.com, (618) 233-0513

St. Louis Symphony Live at Powell Hall Concert: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013

POWELL SYMPHONY HALL IN GRAND CENTER

Join the St. Louis Symphony as it celebrates the 45th anniversary of this groundbreaking release from The Beatles. Songs on the program include Lucy in the Sky with DiamondsWhen I’m 64, and Strawberry Fields Forever. 8:00 p.m. www.stlsymphony.org, (314) 534-1700 or (800) 232-1880

Zoo Concert Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series – Bottoms Up Blues Gang (Blues)

THE SAINT LOUIS ZOO IN FOREST PARK

Bring the whole family for a free concert with Bottoms Up Blues Gang during Prairie Farms Summer Zoo Weekends. www.stlzoo.org, 314-781-0900

Saint Louis Art Museum Grand Opening Celebration: World of Art

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The Saint Louis Art Museum in Forest Park GRAND OPENING

A ribbon-cutting will take place on June 29 at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the completion of the Saint Louis Art Museum new East Building and the Museum’s expanded Campus. The festivities then continue outside at 10:00 a.m. with World of Art featuring hands-on art projects and performances throughout the day including a variety of local cultural organizations and arts groups. There will also be performances in the evening in Shakespeare’s Glen and a variety of food trucks will be stationed along Fine Arts Drive. The grand opening celebration continues on Sunday, June 30 with the museum opening at 10:00 a.m. and the outdoor World of Art activities beginning at noon. 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (29), 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (30) www.slam.org, (314) 721-0072

Faust Historic Village Open House

SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013 UNTIL SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013

FAUST PARK HISTORIC VILLAGE

The historic homes in the Village are open free for tours. Guides in period dress will answer questions about the structures, as well as the heritage gardens. 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. , (636) 532-7298

 

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