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Panoramas of the City

Through March 24, 2019

In a year in which the Missouri History Museum exhibition team has given us the stories of St. Louis' greatest civil rights freedom fighters and returned us to the glory days of Route 66, it would take something truly spectacular for the museum to outdo itself — and yet somehow it's done just that. The museum's new exhibition, Panoramas of the City, is as close to time travel as you can get without involving Morlocks. The show comprises seven floor-to-ceiling size images of scenes such as Charles Lindbergh speaking to a crowd of 100,000 people on Art Hill at his "welcome home" party and a 1920 march on Olive Street by the League of Women Voters. These massive photographs are joined by props and interactive media displays that give viewers a better understanding of the historical context of each scene. More than 60 panoramas of various sizes round out the exhibit, which will be on display from September 2 to March 24, 2019, at the Missouri History Museum (Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue; www.mohistory.org). free admission

Missouri History Museum (map)
Lindell Blvd. & DeBaliviere Ave.
St. Louis - Forest Park
phone 314-746-4599
Panoramas of the City

Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage

Through June 2, 2019

The Muny is just about to open its landmark 100th season, and its neighbor, the Missouri History Museum (Lindell Boulevard and DeBalivere Avenue; www.mohistory.org), celebrates the occasion with an exhibit dedicated to the history of America's largest outdoor theater. Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage features exhibits that explain the founding of the theater, display favorite memories from stars and staff, and give a look back stage to see how the dedicated technical crew creates and rigs all those sets and lights. You can also take a look at programs from the Muny's long, storied past. Muny Memories opens on Saturday, June 9, and remains on display daily through June 2, 2019. Admission is free. free admission

Missouri History Museum (map)
Lindell Blvd. & DeBaliviere Ave.
St. Louis - Forest Park
phone 314-746-4599
Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage

Budweiser's Guns 'n' Hoses

Wed., Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m.
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Tonight, Budweiser's Guns 'n' Hoses celebrates its 32nd anniversary by once again pitting city and county firefighters and police officers against each other in three-round boxing matches. There's no malice here — the combatants are fighting for a good cause, after all. Proceeds from Guns 'n' Hoses go to the St. Louis BackStoppers, the group that provides financial support to the families of police officers and firefighters who die in the line of duty. Bouts start at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, at the Enterprise Center (1401 Clark Avenue; www.stlgunsnhoses.com). Tickets are $12, and 90 cents of every dollar goes to Backstoppers. $12

Enterprise Center (map)
1401 Clark Ave.
St. Louis - Downtown
phone 314-241-1888
Budweiser's Guns 'n' Hoses

Drinksgiving at Molly's

Wed., Nov. 21, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
phone 314 241 6200 x3
micah@mollysinsoulard.com
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It's that time of year when old friends, best cousins, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts - all kinds of family including your favorite (and least favorite) people come into town and there's nothing like catching up on old times (or trying to forget about tomorrow ahead of time) like the night before Thanksgiving. We're throwing our annual Drinksgiving party to help facilitate that, and we'll be rocking the night away with DJ Anthony Adams on a covered heated patio, and DJ Dv5 in our New Addition, fog machines and an awesom light show! No cover 21+ to attend! No Cover

https://www.facebook.com/events/2288792777858419/
Molly's in Soulard (map)
816 Geyer Ave.
St. Louis - Soulard
phone 314-241-6200
Drinksgiving at Molly's

Holding Court: The Nobility of the Liberty of London Doll Collection

Sundays, 12-4 p.m. and Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Dec. 29
phone 314-421-4689
info@fieldhousemuseum.org

Hear Ye, Hear Ye the Field House Museum requests the honor of your presence at Holding Court: The Nobility of the Liberty of London Doll Collection. Offered by London department store Liberty & Co., these small cloth souvenir dolls came to be known as "Liberty of London Dolls." Admire over one hundred dolls on display while learning about their creation and the royals represented. $5-$10

http://fieldhousemuseum.org/
Field House Museum (map)
634 S. Broadway
St. Louis - Downtown
phone 314-421-4689
Holding Court: The Nobility of the Liberty of London Doll Collection

Art is a Life Long Gift

Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30
phone 314-402-1959
greendoorartgallery@aol.com
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Green Door art gallery presents “Art is a Life Long Gift” features Marijo Bianco’sbeautiful horse illustrations and jewelry, Organic Wreaths made from grasses andwildflowers from her Wild Plant Sanctuary by Pat Tuholske, Garry McMichael’s TexturedCairn Paintings along with 35 other artists’s works. These will be available fromNovember 7 thru December 30, 2018. The reception will be Friday, November 16, from5-8:00 pm. 21 N. Gore, Webster Groves MO 63119 314-402-1959 Free

http://www.greendoorartgallery.com
Green Door Art Gallery (map)
21 N. Gore Ave.
Webster Groves
phone 314-402-1959
Art is a Life Long Gift

Winterfest Ice Rink

Saturdays, Sundays, 12-8 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays, 4-8 p.m. and Through Jan. 1, 2019, 12-8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 23

It's not officially winter yet, but that won't stop the outdoor ice rink at Kiener Plaza (500 Chestnut Street; www.archpark.org/events/winterfest) from opening. The Winterfest Ice Rink, to use its full name, officially opens at noon on Saturday, November 17, with some fanfare, a little hoopla and the Festival of Lights from 4 to 8 p.m. The rink is then open from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (November 17 to December 23) and noon to 8 p.m. daily December 24 to January 1. Skating is a full-body workout and a lot of fun, especially when you have a great view of the Arch. The new Kiener Plaza has a playground if you need more exertion, or you can take a break and enjoy a hot chocolate al fresco. Admission is free. While skate rentals are $7 to $12, they're free for kids ages three to fifteen on Thursday and Friday, courtesy of the St. Louis Blues. free admission

Olivette Turkey Trot

Thu., Nov. 22, 8-9:30 a.m.
phone 314-983-5200
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Olivette’s Fifth Annual 5K Turkey Trot is a chip timed event that has over 1,200 participants! This family friendly 5k run/walk course starts and ends at Stacy Park, down scenic Old Bonhomme Road and through a paved tree lined trail. Long sleeve Tech T-shirts, entertainment, refreshments and giveaways make the race a fun way to start your Thanksgiving Day! All proceeds benefit the Harvey Kornblum Food Pantry. Last year we raised over $8,000! Strollers and dogs on leashes are welcome but are asked to start at the back of the pa! Post-race beer provided by Urban Chestnut Brewery @urbanches $20 adult $12 hildren

https://www.athlinks.com/event/126553#!
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Stacy Park (map)
9750 Old Bonhomme Road
Olivette/ Overland Olivette Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Brunch at The Chase Park Plaza

Thu., Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
phone 314-633-3060
nicole@commongroundpr.com
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Gather the family and join us this Thanksgiving for a delectable brunch featuring panoramic city views from our 11th floor Starlight Ballroom! Feast on delicious roasted butternut squash soup, slow-roasted turkey, sweet potato mash with roasted pecans and brown sugar, assorted desserts, and so much more. Reservations are required by calling 314.633.3060 Adults: $72; children ages 6-12: $24; children 5 and under: complimentary

https://www.facebook.com/events/2155151921414458/
Chase Park Plaza (map)
212 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-633-3000
Thanksgiving Brunch at The Chase Park Plaza

Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

Thu., Nov. 22, 1-3 p.m.
phone 314-991-0955
wvesper@mchsi.com
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The Ethical Society of St. Louis, part of the American Ethical Union, will host its annual Thanksgiving potluck from 1-3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 22, at 9001 Clayton Road. All are welcome. Following a tradition began in the 1980s, each individual or family brings the one dish without which it wouldn't be Thanksgiving for them. Free

https://ethicalstl.org/event/thanksgiving-potluck-dinner-2/
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Ethical Society of St. Louis (map)
9001 Clayton Rd
Richmond Heights
phone 314-991-0955
Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

Holiday Night Market: A Curated Pop-Up Shop

Fri., Nov. 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

@ Living Room Coffee & Kitchen, 2808 Sutton Blvd, Maplewood, MO 63143
This curated holiday pop-up features local artists and makers. Shop local on Black Friday and sip a holiday beverage while you do! You can expect to find high quality, handcrafted jewelry, clothing, purses, wallets and more. Free

Holiday Night Market: A Curated Pop-Up Shop

O'Fallon Out Loud Comedy

Fri., Nov. 23, 8:30 p.m.
phone 636-281-2233
info@rendezvouscafeandwinebar.com

O'Fallon Out Loud returns for our annual Black Friday show with the hilarious Christine Stedman headlining! Christine Stedman can best be described as one funny mother! She most notably appeared on Nick at Nite’s Funniest Mom in America Contest where she not only appeared in 6 episodes, but also competed in the finals! She is also a club favorite at The Comedy Stop in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Joining Christine on the show will be Jack Schurk, Brian McDowell & Andy Hamilton. Seating will be limited so please call Rendezvous Cafe & Wine for reservations! 636-281-2233 $10

https://www.facebook.com/events/551387058619957
Rendezvous Cafe & Wine Bar (map)
217 S. Main St.
O'Fallon, MO
phone 636-281-2233
O'Fallon Out Loud Comedy

Annual Holiday Market

Fri., Nov. 23, 12-5 p.m., Sat., Nov. 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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@ Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, 30 Ramey Street Collinsville, IL 62234
A unique Holiday shopping event where over 30 Native American artists sell Native American Arts and Crafts. Many tribal affiliations represented. Items include; jewelry, pottery, sculpture, textiles, paintings and more. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/224223138273043/ Free

https://cahokiamounds.org/event/14th-annual-fall-native-american-holiday-market/
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (map)
30 Ramey St. & Collinsville Road
Belleville/ Fairview Heights
phone 618-346-5160
Annual Holiday Market

Small Business Saturday 2018

Sat., Nov. 24, 10 a.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Shop Small with Left Bank this Small Business Saturday! Support your local indie bookstore and reinvest in your community while shopping for the perfect holiday gifts and participating in special activities throughout the day! Join us for a Grinch-themed children's storytime at 10:30am with special activities and giveaways, Holiday Happy Hour from 4pm-6pm, and all day activities including Blind Date with a Book, a Holiday Wish List photo opportunity, an audiobook sale sponsored by Libro.fm, the launch of our Angel Tree Book Drive, and more! For a full list of activities, visit left-bank.com/event/sbs18. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/sbs18
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Small Business Saturday 2018

Lorenzo Gonzalez

Sat., Nov. 24, 2-3 p.m.
phone 314-961-3784
tcooper@wgpl.org

Lorenzo Gonzalez will discuss his autobiography To Return to Cuba (Para Volver a Cuba), a story of his youth spent as a Cuban revolutionary soldier, his first-hand experience of the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis, and his eventual harrowing escape from communism. There will be books available for purchase at the event. Free

http://www.wgpl.org
Webster Groves Public Library (map)
301 E Lockwood Ave
Webster Groves
phone 314-961-3784
Lorenzo Gonzalez
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