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Jan
29
Thu
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
Jan 29 @ 7:30 am – Jan 29 @ 10:30 pm

Take a walk through St. Louis history and view historic maps, rare books, and images commemorating the city’s 250th birthday.

Mercantile Library is located on the 2 lower levels of Thomas Jefferson Library (you will walk in on the 3rd floor). Exhibitions can be viewed during normal Thomas Jefferson Library hours. Enjoy the exhibition by yourself or take a free, docent-led tour Saturdays at 11 or Sundays at 2. Group tours can also be arranged. For more information, please visit umsl.edu or call (314) 516-7248.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Water Cairns Exhibit
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – Jan 29 @ 8:00 pm

This new photography exhibit artfully highlights the St. Louis area’s close connection to rivers and streams. The images of the Watershed Cairns exhibit document important places in our regional watershed through vivid, large-scale photos of sculptural cairns made of glass. By naming and mapping sites of the photos, the exhibit offers visitors the chance to learn of the interconnection of these waters and the areas through which they pass.

For more information, please visit mohistory.org.

38th Annual St. Louis RV Vacation and Travel Show
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

One of the largest public RV shows in the country, St. Louis RV Vacation and Travel Show is happening Thursday, January 29th – Sunday, February 1st.

View over 300 motor homes, sport trailers, 5th wheel trailers, travel trailers, folding campers and more. Learn about campgrounds and other travel destinations and check out service and product booths.

For more information, please visit stlrv.com.

JAC: Route 66 and Beyond
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Full of engaging, unexpected effects, the images of “Route 66 and Beyond” underscore artist Mark Fisher’s fascination with the unique possibilities of alternative approaches to photography. His enticing images of “common subjects, uncommonly photographed” have been captivating viewers across America.

The nostalgic scenes of the Route 66 images on view at Jacoby are hand colored photos taken with infrared film. The exhibit also includes his striking series of digital color portraits picturing carnival chalkware figures.

This unique exhibit is one you won’t want to miss!

For more information, please visit JAC’s website.

Jan
30
Fri
2015
STLive on Washington Avenue
Jan 30 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

Washington Avenue comes alive with the sound of music every Friday night for 52 weeks (yes, you read that correctly)!

Each Friday, hear live music at various restaurants, including Tigin, Pi, Robust, Prime 1000, Stanley’s, Flamingo Bowl, Lucas Park Grill, Wash Ave Post, Sen Thai, and many, many more. In addition to the great live music, these restaurants will also be offering drink and dinner specials.

All genres of music will be represented, so there will always be something for everyone!

Stay up-to-date with deals, music, and more at STLive’s Facebook page.

Mapping St. Louis History
Jan 30 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Take a walk through St. Louis history and view historic maps, rare books, and images commemorating the city’s 250th birthday.

Mercantile Library is located on the 2 lower levels of Thomas Jefferson Library (you will walk in on the 3rd floor). Exhibitions can be viewed during normal Thomas Jefferson Library hours. Enjoy the exhibition by yourself or take a free, docent-led tour Saturdays at 11 or Sundays at 2. Group tours can also be arranged. For more information, please visit umsl.edu or call (314) 516-7248.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Bald Eagle Days at Pere Marquette State Park
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am

Witness for yourself and learn about one of the Alton area’s greatest winter treasures: bald eagles.

A park guide at Pere Marquette State Park will give informative presentations about bald eagles. Visitors will learn, for example, what eagles eat, why they spend their winter months in the area, and how to distinguish between mature and immature eagles, just to name a few topics.

The presentation will include a short video followed by an observational driving tour to see the eagles. Be sure to dress warmly and have plenty of gas in your tank.

Dates of the 2014-2015 Bald Eagle Days vary, so please refer to the list of dates below:

  • Friday, December 19
  • Monday, December 22
  • Thursday, January 8
  • Friday, January 9
  • Friday, January 16
  • Monday, January 26
  • Wednesday, January 28
  • Friday, January 30
  • Tuesday, February 3
  • Wednesday, February 4
  • Friday, February 6
  • Tuesday, February 24
  • Thursday, February 26
  • Monday, March 2

All presentations will begin at Pere Marquette Park’s Visitor Center at 8:30 am CST. Reservations are required.

For more information or to place reservations, call (618) 786-3323.

Watershed Cairns Exhibit
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This new photography exhibit artfully highlights the St. Louis area’s close connection to rivers and streams. The images of the Watershed Cairns exhibit document important places in our regional watershed through vivid, large-scale photos of sculptural cairns made of glass. By naming and mapping sites of the photos, the exhibit offers visitors the chance to learn of the interconnection of these waters and the areas through which they pass.

For more information, please visit mohistory.org.

38th Annual St. Louis RV Vacation and Travel Show
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

One of the largest public RV shows in the country, St. Louis RV Vacation and Travel Show is happening Thursday, January 29th – Sunday, February 1st.

View over 300 motor homes, sport trailers, 5th wheel trailers, travel trailers, folding campers and more. Learn about campgrounds and other travel destinations and check out service and product booths.

For more information, please visit stlrv.com.

JAC: Route 66 and Beyond
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Full of engaging, unexpected effects, the images of “Route 66 and Beyond” underscore artist Mark Fisher’s fascination with the unique possibilities of alternative approaches to photography. His enticing images of “common subjects, uncommonly photographed” have been captivating viewers across America.

The nostalgic scenes of the Route 66 images on view at Jacoby are hand colored photos taken with infrared film. The exhibit also includes his striking series of digital color portraits picturing carnival chalkware figures.

This unique exhibit is one you won’t want to miss!

For more information, please visit JAC’s website.

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