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Free St. Louis Week of October 3

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Free St. Louis for the Week of October 3 – October 9

Friday October 3

Event: First Fridays

Time: 5:00 PM-9:00PM

Location: Contemporary Art Museum

First Fridays


Event: First Friday: What Makes a Monster?

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Saint Louis Science Center

About: Admission is free, but some activities require a small fee.



Event: Storytelling at the Museum – Pumpkin Lovin'

Time: 10:30 AM

Location: Missouri History Museum

 About: Stories are recommended for ages 2–5. Adults welcome with children.


Event: Friday Evening Tours

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Contemporary Art Museum

Friday Evening


Event: Fundred Dollar Drawing Workshop

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Contemporary Art Museum

Fundred Dollar


Event: Sauce Food Truck Friday

Time: 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Tower Grove Park

Food Truck Friday


Event: PXSTL: We Find Lots

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

We Find Lots


Saturday October 4

Event: Taste of Benton Park Festival – Food, Music, Chalk Art

Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Location: Benton Park


Event: Old Salt Union at Harvest Session 2014

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Tower Grove Farmers' Market


 Event: 9th Annual Grove Fest

Time: 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: Manchester Avenue between Tower Grove and Sarah

Grove Fest


Event: Soulard Reggae Bash

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: The Great Grizzly Bear


Event: Streetcar Stops

Time: 11:30 AM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: Travel back in time to overhear conversations from the days when St. Louis had streetcars. All aboard!


Event: “Laune” A Dance Performance: Choreography by 2015 Kranzberg Exhibition Series artist Ashley McQueen

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Laumeier Sculpture Park

Dance Performance


Event: PXSTL: FarFetched Presents end'ter'im

Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Location: 3713 Washington Ave.



Sunday October 5

Event: Canine Carnival 2014

Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: Tilles Park

Canine Carnival 2014


Event: PXSTL: In the Midwest with Objects

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

About: Exhibition

In the Midwest


Event: Kinky Bingo

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Shameless Grounds

About: The winner of each round gets a free beverage (coffee, tea, soda).


Event: Jim Crow to Barack Obama Film Showing and Discussion

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: Q&A with producer/director Denise Ward Brown


Event: Remembering Maya Angelou

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum


Monday September 29

Event: National Night Out

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Riverfront Amphitheater

National Night Out


Event: Vintage Bike Night St. Louis

Time: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: Schlafly Bottleworks

Vintage Bike Night


Tuesday October 7

Event: Bad Name to Good Deeds: The Life and Notorious Times of Madame Eliza Haycraft

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: This play takes a look at one of the most fascinating and notorious of our 50 people featured in the 250 in 250 exhibition, Madame Eliza Haycraft. A brothel owner and saloon keeper (among other things), she was also a beloved philanthropist.


Event: The Kemper Art Museum Presents the Films of Peter Greenaway: The Belly of an Architect

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Steinberg Auditorium

Peter Geenaway


Wednesday October 8

Event: Wednesday Nightmares Film Club: Trick 'R Treat

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: The Heavy Anchor


Event: Schlafly Farmers Market

Time: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Schlafly Bottleworks


Event: Naj Tunich and the Founding of Maya Cave Archaeology

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: Dr. James Brady, California State University, Los Angeles, discusses the preeminent Maya cave site, Naj Tunich, which boasts the most cave architecture ever found.


Event: The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, the Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: Jim Merkel talks about his book filled with both well-known and rare stories about the visionaries, finaglers, protesters, and fearless-but-skilled hands involved in an incredible undertaking that courted as much controversy as it did enthusiasm.


Thursday October 9

Event: Free Movies at Central Library Downtown!

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: St. Louis Central Public Library


Event: Hudson and the Hoodoo Cats

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Washington Farmer's Market


Event: Documented Film Showing and Discussion

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: Documented chronicles the efforts of Jose Antonio Vargas—Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of the media and culture campaign Define American—to challenge the media’s coverage of undocumented immigrants. A conversation with Vargas via Skype follows.


Event: Miss Jubilee at Blues City Deli

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Blues City Deli