Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Not Your Garden-Variety Caroling 

In considering certain people's aversion to Christmas music, it's important to remember the context in which those sleigh-bell-filled carols are heard. Who wouldn't go a little bonkers hearing "Jingle Bells" for the umpteenth time while waiting in line at a shopping mall? Far better, then, to experience the timeless songs of the holidays in one of the most beautiful places in the city. On Saturday and Sunday (December 12 and 13) the Missouri Botanical Garden (4344 Shaw Boulevard) hosts Christmas Carols in the Garden, where choirs, brass ensembles and jazz bands will play the sounds of the season in the cozy (and heated!) confines of the Ridgeway Visitors Center and the Kemper Center for Home Gardening. The music runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. both days, and admission is included with the regular entrance fee ($3 to $8; children younger than twelve and members get in free). For more information, call 314-577-9400 or visit www.mobot.org.
Dec. 12-13, 2009

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Latest in Night & Day

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 9, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation