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Brighton Beach Memoirs

Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 4 & 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27


All Eugene Jerome wants to do is eat ice cream and see a naked woman, preferably at the same time. At the moment, all he has to do is go get another quarter pound of butter from the store every morning and afternoon because of his mother's strange shopping habits and keep the noise down (there's a cake in the oven). The Depression is dragging on in 1937, and his aunt and her two daughters — one of them the beautiful Nora, who's close to Eugene's age — have moved in out of necessity. Eugene's dad is working two jobs to support everyone, his older brother faces a moral dilemma at his own job, and poor Eugene gets buffeted about by the whims of his mother and the various intra-family squabbles. Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical play Brighton Beach Memoirs is a trip back to the simpler days, when a family could drive each other crazy and no one tweeted about it. The New Jewish Theatre opens its new season with Brighton Beach Memoirs. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday (October 10 to 27) in the Wool Studio Theatre at the Jewish Community Center (2 Millstone Campus Drive; www.newjewishtheatre.org). Tickets are $47 to $54. 314-442-3283

December '63

Sat., Oct. 19, 4-6 & 8-10 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 20, 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.
The Playhouse at Westport Plaza 635 Westport Plaza, St. Louis Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets$68


DECEMBER ’63 recreates all your favorite songs from a Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons concert including the most popular singles from the Broadway blockbuster, Jersey Boys. They will have you reaching for the high notes as they take you on a musical journey with stops at every phase of their careers! 314-534-1111

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Thursdays, 7-10 p.m., Saturdays, 4-7 & 8-11 p.m. and Sundays, 2-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27

Buy Tickets$49 - $54


Brighton Beach, September 1937. Eugene Jerome is dreaming of baseball and girls. Over the course of a few short days amid family harmony and disharmony, young Eugene will come to understand life a little deeper. This award-winning play is a bittersweet memoir that captures the life of a struggling Jewish household where, as his father states “if you didn’t have a problem, you wouldn’t be living here.” Directed by Alan Knoll. Jacob Flekier, Spencer Kruse, Jane Paradise, Chuck Brinkley, Summer Baer, Lydia Mae and Laurie McConnell. Q&As scheduled after October 13th and October 17th performances. 314-442-3283

Totems: Personal Stories in Fiber

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 1
Bluebird Park 225 Kiefer Creek Road, Ballwin Manchester/ Ballwin


Visitors will enter an enchanted forest of 3-dimensional art quilts between 4 and 6 feet tall. Each totem is the artist's unique creative expression in fiber, fabric, embellishment and stitch. 314-704-1501

The Boy Band Boogie Bash Halloween Party

Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m.
Hollywood Casino 777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets$20 GA


If you’re a fan of boy bands, you won’t want to miss this event! 106.5 The Arch will be on hand for live broadcasts from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be a costume contest, prizes and more! Then, at 9 p.m., The Boy Band Night brings to the stage America’s only live tribute to pop sensations like The Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, New Kids on the Block, Boys II Men, One Direction and more. This high-energy show features seven gifted entertainers bringing to life the music and dancing of your favorite boy bands. 314-770-8100

Vintage Market Days of St. Louis

Fri., Oct. 25, 12-6 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Chesterfield Mall Clarkson Road & Chesterfield Parkway S., Chesterfield Chesterfield

Buy Tickets$10.00 on Fri, $5.00 on Sat & Sun


Vintage Market Days® of St. Louis is an upscale vintage-inspired outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. The Market is a three-day event held several times a year in the City of Chesterfield. Vintage Market Days® events are unique opportunities for vendors to display their talents and passions in different venues. We'll have over 100 vendors for you to shop. October 25, 2019 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm October 26, 2019 10:00 am to 6:00 pm October 27, 2019 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 636-532-0777

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Sat., Oct. 26, 6-9 p.m., Sat., Nov. 9, 6-9 p.m., Sat., Nov. 23, 6-9 p.m., Fri., Dec. 13, 7-10 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 21, 6-9 p.m.
Hilton St. Louis Frontenac 1335 S. Lindbergh Blvd., Frontenac Frontenac

Buy Tickets$59.95


Dinner Theater with a Modern Twist! Described as Clue meets SNL, The Dinner Detective is America's Largest Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect! 866-496-0535

Show Me Reptile & Exotics Show

Sun., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Machinists Hall 12365 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton Hazelwood/ Bridgeton/ Earth City


The Show Me Reptile & Exotics Show is one of the largest shows in the region. This is a safe and family friendly event geared to educate and introduce people to reptiles and exotics. This is the best place to purchase and learn with industry leading breeders bringing their knowledge, quality and passion to the show. vip entry at 9am Kids 12 and under free. military and first respnders free| all others are just 5 bucks https://www.facebook.com/events/365644767611118/ 314-869-8773

Latin Fusion

Sun., Oct. 27, 12-1 p.m.
Majestic Dance Studio 10460 German Blvd, Frontenac Frontenac

Buy Tickets$130 per couple


This is a six week course that will break down the basics of Salsa, Rumba, and Cha Cha. In addition to learning steps, you will also be encouraged to develop a little Latin flair. If you've ever felt shy about moving your hips, this is the class for you! The cost is $130 per couple and you must pre-register. 314-736-6414

Dixie's Tupperware Party

Tue., Oct. 29, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wed., Oct. 30, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Thu., Oct. 31-9:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 1, 8-10 p.m., Sat., Nov. 2, 4-6 & 8-10 p.m., Sun., Nov. 3, 2-4 p.m., Tue., Nov. 5, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Thu., Nov. 7, 8-10 p.m., Sat., Nov. 9, 4-8 & 8-10 p.m., Sun., Nov. 10, 2-4 p.m., Tue., Nov. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Thu., Nov. 14, 8-10 p.m., Fri., Nov. 15, 8-10 p.m., Sat., Nov. 16, 4-6 & 8-10 p.m., Sun., Nov. 17, 2-4 p.m., Tue., Nov. 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Thu., Nov. 21, 8-10 p.m., Fri., Nov. 22, 8-10 p.m., Sat., Nov. 23, 4-6 & 8-10 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 24, 2 p.m.
The Playhouse at Westport Plaza 635 Westport Plaza, St. Louis Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets$50-$60


The LA TIMES raves "I was laughing too hard to breathe," at the hilarious Off-Broadway smash, Dixie's Tupperware Party. After a final meeting with her parole officer, this ex-con mother of three from a trailer park in Alabama straightens out her life by selling the iconic plastic bowls. She quickly became the hottest seller in the country by throwing the kind of parties you won’t soon forget. With her booze-filled sippy cup, Dixie shares many alternative uses for what she calls "the most fantastic plastic crap on the planet." Adult Content 314-534-1111

Let Me Run St. Louis FallFest 5K

Sat., Nov. 2, 8:30 a.m.
Missouri Baptist University 1 College Park Dr, Creve Coeur Creve Coeur

Buy Tickets$25-35


A 5K race, open to the public, celebrating Let Me Run boys and benefiting Let Me Run - St. Louis, a nonprofit holistic health program that inspires boys through the power of running to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships, and to live an active lifestyle. The 5k is Let Me Run's end-of-season race where the boys celebrate their emotional, social and physical growth. 314-434-1115

Navigating the Wild, Wild West of Publishing

Sat., Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
The Lodge Des Peres 1050 Des Peres Road, Des Peres Des Peres


Cathy Davis of Davis Creative LLC explains the myriad of publishing options available to authors today — from DIY and self-publishing to traditional publishing (with several buyer-beware options in-between). If you’ve been thinking about publishing your book but might not be sure where to begin, start by joining us for the “Navigating the Wild, Wild West of Publishing” workshop from 10 a.m. to noon, Nov. 2, at The Lodge Des Peres, 1050 Des Peres Rd., St. Louis, MO 63131. Free to St. Louis Writers Guild members; $5 for nonmembers. 314-825-0061

Cake & Champagne Bridal Show

Sun., Nov. 3, 12-3:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$8 - $10

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It’s time for the Cake & Champagne Bridal Show & Tasting Event. Cast your vote for the Best Tasting Cake! Enjoy Hot Appetizers & Champagne! While you are eating and drinking visit with our Wedding Professionals who have special deals for you that day. Use this opportunity to taste cake from many different bakers for your wedding. There is a $200 Gift Card for every bride who purchases a ticket online. This gift certificate is good for a Personal Photo 11X17 Acrylic Print from Symbolize It. So much to love - Champagne, Cake & A Free Gift Too! 314-824-1003

American Spirit Handbell Concert

Sun., Nov. 3, 4 p.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 327 Woods Mill Road, Manchester Manchester/ Ballwin


636-381-6685

American Spirit Handbell Concert

Sun., Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 327 Woods Mill Road, Manchester Manchester/ Ballwin


Join the Gateway Ringers handbell ensemble as we present “American Spirit”. Featuring a little Cohan, a little soft shoe, a visit to the Virginia Highlands and more, the music will lift your spirits! All concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, contact info@gatewayringers.org or visit our website at http://www.gatewayringers.org/. 636-381-6685

Jewish Book Festival: Issac Mizrahi

Sun., Nov. 3, 7-9 p.m.
Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets45


Isaac Mizrahi will open the Jewish Book Festival on Sunday, November 3 at 7pm. Mizrahi will speak about his new book, I.M.: A Memoir, in which the fashion industry leader offers a poignant, candid and touching look back on his life so far. From growing up gay in a sheltered Syrian Jewish Orthodox family to the partnership with Target that brought his high-end collection to the masses and revolutionized fashion retail, Mizrahi will share not only the glamour of his years, but the grit beneath the glitz. Following Q&A, books will be for sale for him to autograph. 314-442-3152

Jewish Book Festival: Pam Jenoff

Mon., Nov. 4, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets20 or included with a Premier Pass


From the New York Times best-selling author of The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II. In The Lost Girls of Paris, Pam Jenoff shines a light on the incredible heroics of the brave women of the war and weaves a mesmerizing tale of the great strength of women to survive in the hardest of circumstances. 314-442-3152

Jewish Book Festival: Marra B. Gad

Mon., Nov. 4, 7-9 p.m.
Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets20 or included with Premier Pass


An unfor­get­table debut mem­oir about a mixed-race Jew­ish woman who, after fif­teen years of estrange­ment from her racist great-aunt, helps bring her home when Alzheimer’s strikes. The Col­or of Love explores the idea of yerusha, which means​ “inher­i­tance” in Yid­dish. At turns heart-wrench­ing and heart­warm­ing, this is a sto­ry about what you inher­it from your fam­i­ly — iden­ti­ty, dis­ease, melanin, hate, and most pow­er­ful of all, love. 314-442-3152

Crazy Bowls and Wraps 25th Anniversary Celebration

Wed., Nov. 6, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Crazy Bowls & Wraps-Creve Coeur 12704 Olive St., Creve Coeur Creve Coeur


@ Crazy Bowls and Wraps, 12704 Olive Blvd St.Louis, MO 63141
Come celebrate the 25th Anniversary of our store in Creve Coeur! Stop by on Wednesday, 11/6 between 11am and 8pm for some great offers and prizes. Be sure to come early because we will have special swag bags for the first 25 customers! Plus, we’re throwing it back with the original prices from when we opened 25 years ago! This is an event you don’t want to miss! 314-469-3323

Jewish Book Festival: Art Shamsky

Wed., Nov. 6, 7-9 p.m.
Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets25 or included with Premier Pass


After the Miracle is the inside account of an iconic team in baseball history: the 1969 New York Mets—a consistently last-place team that turned it all around in just one season—told by ’69 Mets outfielder Art Shamsky and other teammates as they reminisce about what happened then and where they are today. Art Shamsky was a Major League baseball player for eight years, and an integral part of the World Championship team in 1969. 314-442-3152

A Night for the Children Trivia Night

Fri., Nov. 8, 5:30-10 p.m.
Orlando Gardens 2050 Dorsett Village, Maryland Heights Maryland Heights


The Midas Hospitality Family Foundation will host its third annual “A Night for the Children” trivia night. The evening includes trivia, table decoration prizes, raffles, and a silent auction. The fundraiser will benefit three local organizations including Gwendolyn’s Gifts, June Jessee Memorial Foundation, and Tiny Superheroes. 314-692-0100

The Pirates of Penzance

Fri., Nov. 8, 7:30-10 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 10, 3-5:30 p.m.
Skip Viragh Center For the Arts 425 S. Lindbergh Blvd., Frontenac Frontenac

Buy Tickets$25


Young Frederic is finally released from his pirate apprenticeship on his 21st birthday. Upon reaching shore, he quickly falls in love with the beautiful Mabel, only to learn that his Feb. 29th birthday means he’s still a pirate. Will he fulfill his duty to the pirates or will he leave the pirates for love? Join us November 8 & 10 for this Gilbert & Sullivan favorite filled with memorable tunes. Sponsored by Mary Pillsbury. Friday, November 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm All performances at the Skip Viragh Center for the Arts at Chaminade 314-865-0038

Jewish Book Festival: Dave Itzkoff

Sat., Nov. 9, 7-9 p.m.
Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets25 or included with Premier Pass


From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff comes the definitive biography of Robin Williams – a compelling portrait of one of America’s most beloved and misunderstood entertainers. 314-442-3152

Tatreez & Tea

Sun., Nov. 10, 2:30-5:30 p.m.
The Lodge Des Peres 1050 Des Peres Road, Des Peres Des Peres


Tatreez and Tea, a celebration of Palestinian culture, will be held Sunday, November 10, 2:30 to 5:30 at The Lodge Des Peres, 1050 Des Peres Road. Proceeds will enable Women in Hebron Cooperative to purchase sewing machines for the production of handicraft items. Event includes a raffle, silent auction and fashion show. Also, unusual fashions, artifacts and photographs will be displayed. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served. Purchase $20 tickets on St. Louis Louis Friends of Bethlehem Facebook page under “Events” tab or contact Lea at 314-535-0845. Student and low-income discounts are available. 314-535-0845

Jewish Book Festival: Dr. Michael Roizen

Mon., Nov. 11, 7-9 p.m.
Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets20 or included with Premier Pass


What if eat­ing two cups of blue­ber­ries a day could pre­vent can­cer? If drink­ing a kale-infused smooth­ie could coun­ter­act miss­ing an hour’s worth of sleep? And would you actu­al­ly drink that glass of water if it meant skip­ping the gym? This rev­o­lu­tion­ary guide reveals how to use food to enhance our per­son­al and pro­fes­sion­al lives – and increase longevi­ty to boot. 314442-3152

Family Glow Bingo

Wed., Nov. 13, 6-7:30 p.m.
Paul Schroeder Park Old Meramec Stn between Manchester & Big Bend roads, Ballwin Manchester/ Ballwin

Buy Tickets$7


Have fun playing bingo with your family at the city of Manchester's Parks, Recreation, and Arts department's Family Glow Bingo event! The event includes bingo with prizes, pizza, and drinks at the Manchester Parks Building. And don't forget about our glow theme! Dress in neon or bring your glowsticks to glow with your family. This event is for all ages, and is free for ages 2 and under. Register early because this one sells out! 636-391-6326

Jewish Book Festival: Lori Gottlieb

Wed., Nov. 13, 7-9 p.m.
Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets20 or included with Premier Pass


From New York Times best-sell­ing author, psy­chother­a­pist, and nation­al advice colum­nist Lori Gottlieb, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone is a hilar­i­ous, thought-pro­vok­ing, and sur­pris­ing new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist’s world — where her patients are look­ing for answers (and so is she). 314-442-3152

Jewish Book Festival: William H. Groner and Tom Teicholz

Thu., Nov. 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur Maryland Heights

Buy Tickets20 or included with Premier Pass


William H. Groner and Tom Teicholz, "9/12: The Epic Battle of the Ground Zero Responders." 9/12 is the saga of the epic nine-year legal battle against the City of New York and its contractors on behalf of the more than ten thousand first responders who became ill from the toxic stew of chemicals present in the dust and debris as a result of working on the Ground Zero cleanup. 314-442-3152

The Cure & R.E.M. Tribute by 120 Minutes

Sat., Nov. 30, 9:30-11:59 p.m.
Sky Music Lounge 930 Kehrs Mill Road, Ballwin Manchester/ Ballwin


A Tribute to the Cure & a Tribute to R.E.M. A special concert from Classic Alternative Cover Band: 120 Minutes. Come hear the the Greatest Hits and Fan Favorites from the Cure and R.E.M. 21 and up, $5 at the door. (636) 527-6909

120 Minutes

Sat., Nov. 30, 9:30 p.m.
Sky Music Lounge 930 Kehrs Mill Road, Ballwin Manchester/ Ballwin


636-527-6909

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