Events

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Wine Down Wednesdays
Every Wednesday | 5pm – 10pm
Olivia on the Hill 4915 Daggett, St Louis, MO
Enjoy wine, beer, drinks, and small plates by Catering St. Louis Events on the pergola-covered courtyard, weather permitting. (If it rains, the event will take place inside.)

Free Sunrise Yoga at Kiener Plaza
Every Tuesday, through October 16 | 7am – 8am
Kiener Plaza, 500 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO
Free all-levels yoga led by Yoga Buzz instructors. Class lasts approximately 45 minutes. Enjoy a complimentary Kaldi’s iced coffee after class.

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday, through November 15 |10pm – 2am
1860s Saloon, 1860 South 9th Street. St. Louis, MO
No cover. Great variety of music every Tuesday night in Soulard.

Blues Jam Session hosted by Fred Pierce & Co.
Every Wednesday, through November 16 | 9pm – 1am
1860s Saloon, 1860 South 9th Street. St. Louis, MO
No cover. Enjoy lives blues music every Wednesday in Soulard.

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company: Crowns by Regina Taylor
Dates through 9/23 | Various showtimes
Edison Theater at Washington University, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105
$15-45. Hats become a springboard for an exploration of black history and identity as seen through the eyes of a young black woman who has come down South to stay with her aunt after her brother is killed in Brooklyn. Hats are everywhere, in exquisite variety, and the characters use the hats to tell tales about everything from the etiquette of hats to their historical and contemporary social functions

Wednesday Night Jazz Crawl in Grand Center
9/19/2018 and 9/26/2018 | 5pm – 11pm
Grand Center Arts District
3526 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Free. Jazz artists at Magnolia Cafe, Kranzberg Arts Center, The Grandel, The Dark Room, Jazz at the Bistro, Nancy’s Lounge.

Food Truck Friday
9/14/2018 | 4pm – 8pm
Tower Grove Park, 4256 Magnolia Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Gather your friends, grab a picnic blanket and head to Food Truck Friday in Tower Grove Park! Try food from more than 20 food trucks and sip local beer and wine while you enjoy live music.

RuPaul’s Drag Race
9/14/2018 | 8pm – 10pm
The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63112
Your favorite drag stars return with a fierce new show for 2018 in The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour! Hosted by Bob The Drag Queen with sickening performances by the queens from Season 10 along with fan favorites Kim Chi, Valentina, Shangela and Violet Chachki!

The Great Forest Park Balloon Race
9/14/2018 – 9/15/2018
Friday 7pm – 9pm
Saturday 12pm – 5pm
Art Hill in Forest Park, 5595 Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112
Free. On Friday night, come see the balloons on Art Hill. Fireworks at 9:15pm. On Saturday, Maryville University Main Stage opens at noon. The PURINA Children’s Entertainment Area has activities for kids of all ages – inflatables, games, Mural painting with St. Louis Children’s Hospital, performances by the Purina Pro Plan Performance Team and much more! Balloons launch after the Opening Ceremonies at 3:30pm.

Art Goes North
9/15/2018 | 11am – 5pm
Hyde Park, 3727 N 20th Street, St. Louis, MO 63107
Calling all Fine and Practical Artists residing in North St. Louis! You are invited to show and sell your work at a free, one-day event this September. The event will take place in the Hyde Park Neighborhood. There is no cost to register and reserve your space.

SLATE Workforce Wednesdays
9/19/2018 | 9am-12pm
SLATE Missouri Job Center
1520 Market St. 3rd floor, St. Louis, MO
Free. Looking for interview opportunities with the local employers? We invite you to come visit our Center for Workforce Wendesdays, a new program that offers job seekers an opportunity to meet with many employers and participate in same-day interviews for a variety of open positions. Every Wednesday, St. Louis businesses come to SLATE to conduct on-site interviews from 9 am to noon, at the SLATE offices at 1520 Market Street.

Taste of Black St. Louis
9/22/2018 | 11am – 8pm
Tower Grove Park
4256 Magnolia Ave St. Louis, MO 63110
The Taste of Black St. Louis was created to bring the local community and visitors together for a full day of tasting, shopping, learning, and experiencing the great tastes of Black St. Louisans and surrounding areas. Also, to celebrate Black people’s contribution to St. Louis’ world class culinary arts scene. Leading up to The Taste of Black St. Louis there will be an opportunity to recognize Black chefs, restaurants, businesses and more.

African Market
9/22/2018 | 2pm – 5pm
Bowood Farms, 4605 Olive Street. St. Louis, MO
Free. All are invited to celebrate with an authentic African market right here in St. Louis. Put together by Expedition Subsahara on a mission to connect cultures. What a better way to connect cultures then to taste, smell, feel and be surrounded by it? Guests will have the opportunity to get a glimpse of what an open-air market is like in Senegal, complete with a traditional beverages and snacks, fashion, and music — staples in any Senegalese market. Come shop the artisan goods, from clutches/wallets to baskets, tablewear and jewelry that will make you and your conscience smile.

Matthew Horace – The Black and the Blue
9/25/2018 | 7pm
St. Louis Public Library – Schlafly Branch
225 N. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Left Bank Books welcomes law enforcement and security contributor Matthew Horace, who will sign and discuss his new book, The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America’s Law Enforcement, with co-author Ron Harris!