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May
3
Sun
2015
Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Amateur and professional photographers come together to present this annual exhibit, displaying photographs of the Village of Elsah and immediate areas in all seasons.

The purpose of this year’s exhibit “Elsah: A Hidden Surprise” is to celebrate and cultivate an appreciation for the unique beauty found in the quaint village of Elsah, Illinois in every season.

For more information, please click here.

Mapping St. Louis History
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – May 3 @ 9:00 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

Moonlight Hike
May 3 @ 7:30 pm

Illuminated only by the moonlight, enjoy a hike through the serene woodland trails of the Mississippi Sanctuary or the Olin Nature Preserve.
Trail terrain is light to moderate. Meet at The Nature Institute’s Talahi Lodge 30 minutes prior to departure. For more information, please call (618) 466-9930.

May
4
Mon
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
May 4 @ 8:30 am – May 4 @ 11:30 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

May
5
Tue
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
May 5 @ 8:30 am – May 5 @ 11:30 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

May
6
Wed
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
May 6 @ 8:30 am – May 6 @ 11:30 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

May
7
Thu
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
May 7 @ 8:30 am – May 7 @ 11:30 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

Alton Little Theater presents: The Dixie Swim Club (Comedy)
May 7 @ 7:30 pm

Five southern women, friends since their days on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend each August to relax and recharge their friendships. Away from husbands, kids, and jobs, they meet at a beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to laugh, catch up, and of course meddle in each other’s lives. The play centers around 4 of those weekends over a span of 33 years. Watch as their lives unfold before you. As the years pass, these friends’ reliance on each other only grows stronger. Through tough times, these friends prove the power of teamwork. Rallying around each other with strength and love, these women are able to take on whatever life throws at them. Don’t miss this hilariously heartwarming comedy that proves real friends are forever.

Showtimes are:
Thursday, May 7 – Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 10 at 2 pm
Thursday, May 14 – Saturday, May 16 at 7:30
Sunday, May 17 at 2 pm

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students. Group rates are available. For more information, please visit altonlittletheater.org or call (618) 462-3205.

Aida
May 7 @ 8:00 pm

The St. Louis Symphony brings Verdi’s incomparable Aida, the story of ill-fated lovers in ancient Egypt, to Powell Hall for 2 performances only. This larger-than-life performance by the orchestra, an internationally renowned cast, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus may just leave you speechless. The performance is further enhanced by innovative lighting projection designed by world renowned S. Katy Tucker.

For more information, please visit stlsymphony.org or call (800) 232-1880.

May
8
Fri
2015
STLive on Washington Avenue
May 8 @ 1:00 am – 1:00 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.

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