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May
28
Thu
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
May 28 @ 8:30 am – May 28 @ 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

Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – May 28 @ 10:00 pm

An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia.

Each piece is unique and includes an interpretation of the design’s tradition, symbolism, and meaning. Don’t miss your chance to see this one-of-a-kind exhibit!

Tickets will be available for purchase beginning November 1, 2014. For more information, please visit mobot.org or call (800) 642-8842.

May
29
Fri
2015
STLive on Washington Avenue
May 29 @ 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.

Mapping St. Louis History
May 29 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 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

Annual Elsah Photography Exhibit
May 29 @ 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.

Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – May 29 @ 10:00 pm

An international exhibition, Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined consists of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China. The sets, crafted from silk, steel, wire, and porcelain, offer visitors something rarely seen outside of Asia.

Each piece is unique and includes an interpretation of the design’s tradition, symbolism, and meaning. Don’t miss your chance to see this one-of-a-kind exhibit!

Tickets will be available for purchase beginning November 1, 2014. For more information, please visit mobot.org or call (800) 642-8842.

Polka Party Dinner Dance
May 29 @ 6:00 pm

Enjoy a buffet of Pere Marquette’s famous fried chicken, along with some other tasty sides, and dance the night away to live polka music!

Dinner begins at 6 in the ballroom, and dancing begins at 7 in the Great Room. Tickets are $30 and include tax and gratuity. Additional beverages may be purchased in the Winery, in the Restaurant, or at the Front Desk. Please call 618-786-2331 ext. 338 to purchase tickets.

Opera Theatre of St. Louis: T)he Barber of Seville (Gioachino Rossini, 1816
May 29 @ 8:00 pm

Rossini’s dazzling score sets the gold standard for opera; The Barber of Seville is fresh, elegant, funny, and packed with “vocal fireworks”!

Watch as young barber Figaro helps Count Almaviva steal the beautiful Rosina away right under the nose of her greedy guardian.

St. Louis’s own Ryan McAdams (The Pirates of Penzance) conducts and Michael Shell (Cosí fan tutte) directs this fabulous company starring Daniela Mack (Il re pastore) and Dale Travis (Daughter of the Regiment).

Tickets are available February 21, 2015. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit opera-stl.org.

May
30
Sat
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 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

Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (10 AM)
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Step back in time as J. E. Robinson Tours and the Alton Regional CVB guide you to local sites filled with a rich history.

The two-hour guided shuttle will stop at some of the sites that were once a part of the Underground Railroad, including Alton Museum of History and Art, Rocky Fork area, and more. Learn how Alton’s location along the Mighty Mississippi played a vital role in helping slaves reach freedom.

Remnants of history remain, buried beneath the streets of Alton. Come discover history for yourself.

Tour admission is $25/person. Please call the Alton CVB at (800) 258-6645 for more information or for advanced registration.

July 11, 2012
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