Making memories and spending time with loved ones is important all year round, but there’s special about doing so at this time of year. Although physical fitness is often prioritized, finding creative ways to enrich the mind and spirit are also important. Throughout the St. Louis area, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get out and enjoy the longer days, nicer weather and countless events.
Here are just a few upcoming events to enjoy with loved ones:
Discover Your Next Page-turner
There’s no delight quite like finding a great book. Bring the whole family to the 70th anniversary of this beloved St. Louis tradition to explore the classic and contemporary gems of the literary world. Everyone from young children to older adults should be able to enjoy the timeless, but exciting pleasure of browsing and discovering new (or old) books!
Friday & Saturday, May 3 - 4 | 10am - 8pm
Sunday, May 5 | 11am - 6pm
Shop for Fresh New Finds...
One of the first signs that summer is near, is the reemergence of farmers markets. There are many different markets across the St. Louis region and with a little research anyone should be able to find a convenient location. Regardless of the market location, they tend to be on the weekends, like the Ste. Genevieve Farmers Market, which opens this Saturday, May 4.
Ste. 600 Market Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63670
7am - 12pm
Go See A Show...
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra offers a number of concerts ranging in genres, from classical to pop culture hits. Enjoy a night at the orchestra by taking in a dramatic tale, scored by a swelling symphony with Symphonie Fantastique, known as the classic French composer Berlioz’s “most celebrated” work. Or, if something more contemporary is preferred check out their shows like Music of Led Zeppelin and Ghostbusters In Concert.
Symphonie Fantastique | May 10 - 12, 8pm | Powell Hall
Music of Led Zeppelin | June 1, 7:30pm | Powell Hall
Ghostbusters In Concert | May 17 - 18, 7:30pm | Powell Hall
Dance Down Memory Lane...
Step back into time with a night of retro fun at Cedar Lake Cellar’s 50s Pin-Up Night. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the good ol’ days by dancing to retro bands, enjoying delicious food, and participating in a ‘Pin-Up Contest.’ Don’t forget to dress for the occasion in 50s attire.
Cedar Lake Cellars
6pm - 9pm
Learn About the Past...
For a fascinating educational outing, stop by the Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum is opening a new exhibit, which will feature telephones used by military personnel. And with the 75th anniversary of D-Day approaching, there’s no better time to make a visit.
Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum
Open Wednesday - Saturday
9am - 2pm