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Free St. Louis Week of December 12

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Free St. Louis Week of December 12 – December 18

Friday December 12

Event: Fiftieth Anniversary Free-for-All

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Craft Alliance on Delmar

About: There will be artist demonstrations in the glass & metals studios, hands-on activities in the clay & design studios, extended hours in the Delmar Gallery Shop for last minute holiday shopping, and raffle prizes!

Fiftieth Anniversary

 

Event: Pride St. Louis Presents Kim Massie A Benefit for Food Outreach

Time: 9:00 PM

Location: Lumiere Places

About: Please bring non-perishable food items in support of Food Outreach.

 

Event: The Gateway Ringers Present Believe, a Holiday Handbell Concert

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Holy Cross Lutheran Church

 

Event: Storytelling at the Museum – Ready-Set, Blast Off!

Time: 10:30 AM

Location: Missouri History Museum

 

Event: Meet Me in St. Louis Sing-Along

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: Lyrics sheets will be provided, and members of CHARIS St. Louis Women’s Chorus will help 
keep us in tune. Join us before the film for refreshments and activities. Costumes are welcome!

 

Event: Hilary Scott Live at Vintage Vinyl

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Vintage Vinyl

About: Free Schlafly beer for 21+

 

Event: Masters of Fine Arts Graduate Readings

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Touhill Performing Arts Center

Graduate Readings

 

Event: A Story Telling Event

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Foam Coffee and Beer

 

Event: Tom Kavanaugh & Tim Garcia

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Tavern of Fine Arts

 

Event: Music Today

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Community Music School of Webster Groves

Music Today

 

Event: Are You Gonna Eat That Opening Reception

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: 2626 Cherokee Street

Are You Gonna Eat That

 

Event: Raw Earth and Ngomo in Motion

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Urb Arts

Raw Earth and Ngomo

 

Saturday December 13

Event: VLAA's Ever Artist Insured

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: The Luminary Center for the Arts

About: Free In-Person Help with Affordable Care Act Enrollment. Appointments will be made on a first come, first served basis, and reservations are required. Please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (include your date preference and your phone number) to make an appointment.

VLAA

 

Event: Year-End Recap

Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: Celebrate another year of successful programming and meetings at this holiday gathering.

 

Event: Perennial's Open House

Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Perennial's Shop

 

Event: Holidays on Clark – Day 1

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: Ballpark Village

Holidays on Clark Day 1

 

Event: Communication Arts Section: Telling Your Story

Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Location: St. Louis Artists' Guild & Galleries

Telling Your Story

 

Event: Emigrant/Immigrant

Time: 11:30 AM

Location: Missouri History Museum

 

Event: Esther

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: For free black women like Esther, the world changed enormously with the Louisiana Purchase. Hear her story.

 

Event: Santacon

Time: 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Location: Frankin's Pub

About: Dress up like Santa (or an elf, or Mrs. Claus, or one of those frisky reindeer -- whatever you're into, man) and head to Soulard for an evening of drinking and revelry. The Santa-themed pub crawl starts at Franklin's Pub and hits three other bars before closing down McGurk's.

 

Event: Fourth Annual Holidays in Old North

Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Old North St. Louis Restoration Group

About: BOoths from more than 40 handmade artisan and vintage vendors in the historic Crown Square district of Old North. Vendors will offer everything from repurposed furniture, to gourmet chocolates to hand-knitted accessories. In addition to craft vendors, the festival will feature local food trucks, holiday carolers, children’s activities, and free photos with Santa provided by Photomaton. Select businesses not housing craft vendors will offer open house hours with holiday cookies and cocoa for attendees to enjoy as they shop. St. Louis Artworks also will be showcasing and selling their student apprentice art.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy for donation to Toys for Tots.

 

Event: River City Pops

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Tavern of Fine Arts

About: Free, but tips are much appreciated!

River City Pops 

 

Event: Late Night Jazz: Red Blend Duo

Time: 10:30 PM

Location: Tavern of Fine Arts

About: Free, but tips are much appreciated!

Red Blend Duo 

 

Event: The Legacy of the Giessen Emigration Society

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

 

Event: John McManus Book Signing

Time: 1:30 PM

Location: St. Louis Science Center

John McManus

 

Event: Please Hold Magazine Relsease

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Foam Coffee and Beer

 

Sunday December 14

Event: Town and Country Symphony – Holiday Concert

Time: 2:30 PM

Location: Principia Ridgeway Auditorium

 

Event: The Gateway Ringers Present Believe A Holiday Handbell Concert

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Messiah Lutheran Church

 

Event: So Trivial! With Corey and Sarah

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Llewelyn's Irish Pub – Soulard

Go Trivial!

 

Event: Holidays on Clark – Day 2

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: Ballpark Village, Busch II Infield

About: Pet pictures with Santa, with complimentary souvenir photo, Gateway Pet Guardians on-site adoption center, treat samples, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas - on the Busch II Screen, pet holiday craft station, hot cocoa & MORE!

 

Event: Lee Daniels' The Butler Screening

Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

The Butler

 

Event: Rope Bite Chapter Meeting

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Shameless Grounds

 

Event: Famous Firsts of St. Louis: A Celebration of Facts, Figures, Food & Fun

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

Famous Firsts

 

Event: Saint Louis Classical Guitar Society Ensemble Fest

Time: 4:15 PM – 6:30 PM

Location: Central Reform Congregation

 

Event: The Brewery Bazaar

Time: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 Location: 1220 South 8th Street St.

Brewery Bazaar

 

Event: Washington University Choirs and Soloists in a Sing-Along of Handel's Messiah

Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Washington University

 

Monday December 15

Event: Open Mic at the Gramophone

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: The Gramophone

 

Event: Open Microphone with Host Miles Long

Time: 9:00 PM

Location: Venice Cafe

 

Event: Julius Hunter discusses “Priscilla and Babe: From Slavery's Shackles to Millionaire Bordello Madams in Victorian St. Louis”

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: University City Public Library

Julius Hunter

 

Event: The Improv Shop Presents: The Lab

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: The Improv Shop

About: Show intended for adult audiences.

 

Event: Comedy Shipwreck: An Open-Mic Style Comedy Show

Time: 10:00 PM

Location: The Heavy Anchor

Comedy Shipwreck

 

Event: Motown on Mondays with Nappy DJ Needles & DJ MAHF

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Blank Space

 

Event: Off Topic II

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Tavern of Fine Arts

Off Topic II

 

 

Event: Open Mic Night & Live Stand Up Comedy

Time: 9:00 PM

Location: Hangar 9

Open Mic Night

 

 

Event: Holidays in History

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Missouri History Museum

About: RSVP necessary.

Holidays in History

 

Event: Bella Corda and Musica Viva Guitar Ensembles

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Kirkwood Public Library

 

Tuesday December 16

Event: Fringe: Ask Me Anything

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00

Location: Magnolia Cafe and the Stage at KDHX

About: Thinking about submitting to this year's festival? Have questions about the festival and what it is like to produce at St Lou Fringe? Come to the Magnolia Cafe, meet the St Lou Fringe staff, and ask us anything you want to know!

Fringe  

 

Event: Red Beard's Trivia

Time: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Location: The Heavy Anchor

Red Beard

 

Event: Open Mic Night

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: Joe Clark's Bar and Grill

 

Event: Open Mic Night

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: St. Louis Central Public Library

 

Event: The Society for Creative Survival Presents: Soliloquy

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Tavern of Fine Arts

About: Free, but artists appreciate tips!

 

Wednesday December 17

Event: William Wells Brown: An African-American Life

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Missouri History Museum

William Wells Brown

 

Event: Christmas Concert

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Shrine of St. Joseph

Christmas Concert

 

Event: Open Mic Night*

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Stone Spiral Coffee and Curios

 

Event: Extra Open Open Mic Night with Entertainmetracy

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Shameless Grounds

 

Thursday December 18

Event: Classical Concert

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: St. Louis Art Museum

 

Event: A Concert of Celtic Carols

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Tavern of Fine Arts

About: Free, but tips much appreciated.

 

Event: Picasso's Open Mic – Hosted by Rick Gray

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Picasso's Coffeehouse

 

Event: The Improv Shop Presents Harold Night

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: The Improv Shop

About: 21+

 

Event: Gallery 618 Holiday Party

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Gallery 618

Gallery 618

 

Event: Meet Film Producer Dan Steadman – “”Coming Out & Gay Relationships”

Time: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Location: Second Presbyterian Church

Dan Steadman

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