This musical at the Fabulous Fox is running until the Sunday before Memorial Day. An award-winning show, Come From Away tells the story of 7,000 stranded passengers in the small town of Newfoundland– all about cultures clashing and how two groups of people ultimately came together.
This fresh new exhibit at the Saint Louis Science Center relives the story of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii with more than 150 authentic 2,000-year-old artifacts and engaging interactives. The exhibit features casts of Mount Vesuvius to give a visual representation of the catastrophic effects of the volcano as well as an immersive experience of the eruption in the 4D Eruption Theater.
Schlafly is hosting a family-friendly event featuring live music from artists you’ve never heard of and art appreciation in Maplewood. Schlafly will serve their varieties of beer as well as limited food over the weekend.
The annual St. Louis County Greek Fest is a Memorial Day weekend tradition. Taking place at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Town and Country, this festival is described as “experiencing a taste of Greece without the airfare.” This is an opportunity to experience the Greek community’s deeply rooted traditions and heritages, featuring live Greek music and dancing and a marketplace with great food and shopping.
This annual arts festival has been held in Forest Park since 1991 with a purpose to celebrate and educate about the global contributions of African people and descendants of African people through art and cultural programs. The African Arts festival features art, jewelry, food vendors, and live performances at the Worlds Fair Pavilion.
Eckert’s Orchards across the river in Belleville offers a three-day Memorial Day weekend festival with live music and food. This is family-friendly featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, carnival rides, inflatables, and of course, enjoying strawberry treats.
This is a piano concert fundraiser hosted by the Missouri Historical Society at BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups for the purpose of restoring the vandalized historical piano of the Grammy-winning St. Louis blues musician Henry “Mule” Townsend. It was donated by Henry’s son and is meant to be one of the artifacts featured in the Missouri History Museum’s exhibit on St. Louis music history set to open in July 2021.