Summertime means food trucks, wine fests and farmers' markets. Ease into the season with a fun event this weekend. Choose from National Doughnut Day with Strange Donuts, St. Louis Uncorked at Soldiers Memorial Plaza, Foodology at Missouri Botanical Gardens and more. Recommendations await after the jump!
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Friday (Jun. 7):
Feast in the Park @ Laumeier Sculpture Park Join Feast for the first of its food truck and concert gatherings throughout the summer and fall. Enjoy a live performance from Steve Ewing and choose from 13 food trucks including Guerilla Street Food, Burger Ink and Bombay Food Junkies. Admission is free. 5 to 8 p.m.
National Doughnut Day Party @ Kuva Coffee "Strange Donuts has partnered with Kuva Coffee Roasters to host a National Doughnut Day party at Kuva's facilities at 5231C Manchester Avenue. The party will feature music from official Friend of Gut Check DJ Billy Brown, beer samples from Perennial Artisan Ales and more." Admission is free. 6 p.m.
Soulard Farmers' Market @ Soulard Farmers' Market "Soulard Farmers' Market is still going strong and is without a doubt the largest and most eclectic market in the region -- you can buy everything from a sack of apples to a new pair of sunglasses. This is truly an iconic spot...The days and hours of operation are a bit confusing: Wednesday through Saturday, the Grand Hall, or the central inside shops, are open, along with a smattering of outside vendors (varies daily), from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the afternoon hours usually offering the best options."
Saturday (Jun. 8):
Farmers' Market @ The Cheshire Shop around with local vendors including Missouri Farm Fresh Food, Baetje Farms and Marcoot Jersey Creamery. Admission is free. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Swine and Wine @ Copia Urban Winery Partake in an afternoon of wine from around the world, barbecue and live music. Tickets cost $35 per person. Call 314-241-9463 for reservations. 11 a.m.