First and foremost, this Saturday marks Earth Day, so get outside and enjoy the outdoors (maybe on one of our favorite patios). You can also attend the Bar K Beer Fest, a 90s-centric bar crawl in Soulard and much more.
St. Louis Earth Day Festival at Forest Park
“The two-day St. Louis Earth Day Festival is a community tradition to learn about sustainable products and services offered by local businesses and organizations, meet local area non-profits that share Earth Day values as well as showcasing local entertainment and local Green Dining Alliance restaurants.” From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
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“The best seafood boil in St. Louis is here! It’s a true Louisiana affair at The Garage on April 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. with a Cajun seafood boil and live music. Bring your friends and family for all-day fun and grub at the fourth annual The Boil STL benefitting Mission: St. Louis.
“Bar K Beer Fest brings together local craft and national breweries for St. Louis’s premier dog-friendly beer fest. Your pup will enjoy unlimited playtime while you sample seasonal and limited-edition selections of draft and canned beer featuring over 15 of your favorite brands and over 40 selections.” Tickets start at $30 for Bar K members and $45 for non-members. From noon to 3 p.m.
I Love the 90s Bash Bar Crawl
“The I Love the 90s Bash bar crawl is coming Saturday, April 22! We’re lacing up our high tops, putting on our fanny packs and gettin’ jiggy with it to the best music of the 90s. Registration is from 3 to 5 p.m. at Carson’s Sport Bar in Soulard.” Tickets $16.
Manchester Earth Day Maker’s Mart & Arbor Day Festival
“Join us for our Earth Day Makers Mart & Arbor Day Celebration where you can browse vendors who reduce waste and reuse and/or recycle items for their goods. Handmade crafts, art, and gifts will be sold as well as food, drinks and more.” Free admission. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Gaiwain – A Different Way to Make Tea
“Cup, lid and saucer – you may have seen one of these before in a tea shop or Chinese period drama. But what is a gaiwan and how do you use it to make and drink tea? The Chinese Gongfu Cha method of brewing tea is very different from western tea steeping, and it focuses on many short steepings, each revealing something new about the flavor of the tea. Attend this class at The London Tea Room (1900 Locust St.).” Tickets $25. From 6 to 7 p.m.
Evangeline’s 10th Annual Crawfish Boil Festival
“LSU Alumni and Evangeline’s present the 10th Annual Crawfish Boil! Seatings available are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Dinner reservations also available from 7 to 10 p.m. Enjoy live music on the patio by West End Junction, Boogiefoot, Jim Manley and more starting at 11 a.m., and Joe Metzka Blues Band performs on the inside stage from 8 to 11 p.m.” Tickets $32.
PROMO Brunch of Champions
“PROMO, an LGBTQ+ public policy and advocacy organization, invites Missourians to a Sunday brunch that includes biscuit sandwiches from Honey Bee’s Biscuits and cocktails from 1220 Spirits on Sunday, April 23 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at 4 Hands Brewing Co. Supporters, business and community leaders, state legislators and Missourians of all backgrounds are expected to be in attendance.” Tickets $125.
“Join us for the Spring Classics Market. Get ready for spring and Mother’s Day! Ticket includes a welcome bag with coupons, raffle tickets, a snack and Mimosa. Access to shopping vendors, demonstrations and photo station. You will also have the opportunity to view the many classic cars at Gateway Classic Cars.”