Spring has sprung! Celebrate the new season with Schlafly’s Stout & Oyster Festival, Maypop’s spring maker’s market pop-up, a class on hunting local, edible mushrooms and much more.
Schlafly Stout & Oyster Festival
“Beer, shuckers and more than 80,000 oysters converge on St. Louis for the Schlafly Stout & Oyster Festival. It’s the largest festival of its kind in the Midwest – and one that you shouldn’t miss! Head to the Schlafly Tap Room on March 24 and 25, when 20 professional shuckers promise to put on a show. There will be more than 10 stouts on tap to pair with your oysters and live music in the background.” Free admission. Festival takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday.
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Local Eats & Drinks Sample Event at The Summit All Seasons Market
“Join us for samples from an array of local businesses and makers along with a ‘Battle of the Butters,’ where craft nut and local fruit butters will face off. Enjoy live music and purchase fish straight from the Gulf!” Free admission. From noon to 4 p.m.
Taco & Margarita Fest at Chaifetz Arena
“St. Louis! Come to Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, March 25 for the Taco & Margarita Festival. It will feature tacos, margaritas, live pro wrestling, live DJs and much more. ” Tickets $10 for adults; children 12 and under get free admission. From noon to 5 p.m.
How to Hunt the Top 10 Edibles Mushrooms in the Region
“Spend an evening with chief mycologist Mike Crabtree and learn how to identify 10 of the most common edible mushrooms in the Missouri/Illinois region. He will share the benefits and how to prepare for each mushrooms. As a bonus, we will also go over two deadly species as well as two locally occurring psychoactive species. At the end of the night, take home a handout and an exclusive gift.” Tickets $50. From 4 to 6 p.m.
Maypop Spring Makers Market
“Spring is back, and so are the rad St. Louis maker market pop-ups! Join us for food, spirits, fashion, art and lots of fun.” Free admission. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“Join us for an all levels yoga class in the underground at the historic and charming Bevo Mill. Beginners welcome! Ticket includes a beverage after class. Guests are welcome to enjoy a self-guided tour of the former home of August Busch.” Tickets $15. From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.