Category Archives: St. Louis Events

St. Louis Insiders – Going for Gold!

Light the Torch!

You may not be an Olympic athlete, but these fun local events will have you feeling like you’ve won a gold medal, too. Scroll down to find some fresh-air outdoor fun!

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Pints in the Park  

Come for the produce, stay for the pints. Every Saturday from 12–8 p.m. at Roman Pavilion in Tower Grove Park, Schlafly Beer sponsors Pints in the Park, where guests can enjoy seasonal and classic beers, live music, and food truck fare. And, BONUS: a portion of the proceeds benefit Tower Grove Park! Do you even need another reason to check it out? Click here for more info!

 

Othello in the Park

Now through August 29th the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival is presenting the classic Shakespearian tragedy, Othello in 24 parks and gathering spaces across Missouri and Illinois. All performances, which are free to the public, start at 6:30 pm. Click here for the full list of dates and locations. 

 

Twilight Thursday

The popular outdoor concert series at the Missouri History Museum, Twilight Tuesday, is returning this September, but just a little later in the week. Apart from the alliteration not being quite as good, these no-cost Twilight Thursday events will still offer the same great entertainment they’ve always been known for! Click here to browse the line-up.

 
 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Let’s have some fun together!

Keep Calm and Summer On…

The Dog Days of Summer don’t seem so long or lazy in such a fun and entertaining city! Scroll down for some great suggestions to beat the heat this week…

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Primate Canopy Trails Opens at the St. Louis Zoo    

On July 12th the St. Louis Zoo officially opened its new $13 million-dollar primate exhibit, the Michael and Quirsis Riney Primate Canopy Trails. Under construction since late 2019, the 35,000-square-foot outdoor expansion consists of eight habitats, tunnel connections, and more than 100 different living situations when combined with the Primate House. Admission is free but Zoo reservations are required. Click here to plan your visit and learn more about this first-of-its-kind habitat.

 

Hot Diggity (Vegan) Dog!

St. Louis area eateries have been singled out as having two of the best vegetarian hot dogs in the country. Steve’s Hot Dogs (3457 Magnolia Avenue) and Peace Love Coffee, Vegan Cafe and Market (524 South Main Street) were both awarded spots on PETA’s Top Ten Vegan Dogs list making Missouri the only state to have multiple winners. (Does that make us the veggie hot dog capital of the world?!) Click here to see all the winners!

 

Golf the Galleries Returns

You can once again put your way through the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries from now until September 5th. The 4th annual Golf the Galleries exhibition is a playable, artist-designed, nine-hole mini golf installation, designed to be inclusive, family friendly and accessible. Click here for ticket pricing and event information!

RedKey West Office Grand Opening

Our West office has moved into a beautifully renovated building in Chesterfield and we want to celebrate with you!

Join us on July 15th at 3:30 pm for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 16123 Chesterfield Parkway West. Happy hour and live music to follow until 6:00pm!

Presented in partnership with True Title Company.

Click here for all the details.

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Here for a Limited Time: Summer FUN!

Adventures Await…

Sweet Summertime is in full swing and I’ve got some adventure inspiration worthy of planning your weekend around! Scroll down to see what I mean…

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Playscape Opens in Forest Park    

After two years of construction the much-anticipated Anne O’C. Albrecht Nature Playscape has opened in Forest Park. This 17-acre one-of-a-kind experiential play space features a series of accessible paths and boardwalks that connect nine distinct activity areas including a Sensory Garden, Spring, Meadow, Mounds & Wetland, and more. Click here to explore and plan your visit!

 

Set Course for Coffee

If you’re itching for a caffeine fix, check out Course Coffee, a micro coffee roaster located in the Frenchtown historic district in St. Charles. Inspired by their mutual love of coffee and travel, the three co-owners host seasonal tasting events, educational classes, and daily coffee flights from around the world. Linger in the vintage-inspired and eclectic gathering space or grab a cup to-go for a java-fueled riverside walk by the park. Click here to learn all about their blends and offerings. 

 

Paddleboards, Ziplines, and Rock Climbs, Oh My! 

Pro-Tip: disguise your calisthenics as adventure and have such a good time that you’ll barely realize you’re working out! Summer fitness can be fun, and here’s a list to prove it: paddle boarding, ziplining, and rock climbing! Check out these excellent local options to paddle, zip, and climb!

 
 
 

Active listings are slowly and steadily improving and homes continue to sell quickly across the region. If you’re curious how the market conditions have effected your home’s value, let’s chat!

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – ‘May’ I Have Your Attention, Please?

Get Some Fresh Air…

Are you feeling the itch to get out of the house? If that fresh almost-summertime breeze is beckoning you up and out, I’ve got you covered… scroll down for a few suggestions worthy of ditching your work day! (Or you could just go after work. That seems more responsible…)

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Drive-In STL Summer Lineup

Live events and music are slowly (and safely) returning to our region and one great open-air venue has announced their summer lineup! Drive-In St. Louis opened last summer in the 12-acre parking lot located at the former St. Louis Mills Outlet mall. This year the Drive-In will host live concerts, movie nights, and music & film pairings through October. New 2021 updates to the venue include a Hospitality Lounge with games and even a Food Truck Alley for hungry show-goers! Click here for all the details, tickets, and show information.

 

Gather Opens in McKinley Heights

Urban Fort Play Cafe has been reimagined, divided, and multiplied. Now open next door (and separated by a sound-proof-wall) is Gather, a new neighborhood cafe which offers a full menu with coffee, pastries, breakfast & lunch items, and more! While Gather has pivoted to an all-inclusive neighborhood cafe, it’s ‘parent’ company (ha! Get it?) Urban Fort, remains focused on families and play and is currently open for private playdates. Click here for more details.

 

Beyond Van Gogh is Coming to STL! 

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience will soon be adding St. Louis to its list of limited engagements. The hour-long experience displays more than 300 of Van Gogh’s works with cutting-edge projection technology and makes the viewer feel like they’re walking around inside of his famous masterpieces of Post-Impressionism. Location and dates have not yet been announced but tickets are expected to sell out quickly, as they have in other cities. If you can’t stand the thought of missing out, click here to be notified when tickets go on sale!

Keeping our eye on COVID-19

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, go to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. For local response information visit the city’s health department and St. Louis County’s health department websites.

 
 
 

Spring Market is in full swing now! If you’re thinking about selling or buying this season I can help you build an excellent strategy. Please give me a call!

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – The Sun is Shining in St. Louis!

Let’s Go Outside! 

As you may already know, St. Louis has a very short window of time between ‘too cold’ and ‘too hot…’ and ladies and gentlemen: the eagle has landed! 

Scroll down to make the most of this magical weather window with a carefully curated list of outdoor events to pepper into the next few (mostly mosquito-free and pleasantly warm) weeks! 

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Outdoor Summer Movie Nights 

9 Mile Garden is putting a pandemic twist on the classic dinner-and-a-movie. Each Saturday evening through October the outdoor food truck garden will pair their dinner service with a date-night-worthy (and awesomely family friendly) flick on their big outdoor screen! Click here for the full list of movies and all the details! 

 

Outdoor Exhibition at the Pulitzer

On view now through October at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation is a new outdoor exhibit by New York born artist, Chloë Bass. The exhibition, entitled Wayfinding, is made up of a collection of more than 30 reflective signs at different scales which are placed throughout the Pulitzer’s outdoor spaces. The works are intended to explore a range of human emotions and the reflective nature of the signage and thought-provoking texts ensure that no two visitors (or even the same visitor twice) will have the same experience. Click here to learn more and plan your trip!

 

Emerson Dinosaurs at the STL Zoo

The St. Louis Zoo is going back in time with its animal offerings and budding paleontologists are sure to be elated. Engaging for all ages, this temporary exhibit, which will run through October, features 16 different groupings of animatronic and stationary dinosaurs who will spit, graze, stare, and roar at prehistoric passersby. Click here to learn about ticket and pricing for this special exhibit!

Keeping our eye on COVID-19

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, go to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. For local response information visit the city’s health department and St. Louis County’s health department websites.

 
 

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