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Dates: 
01/12/2018
01/13/2018
01/14/2018

Location:

#1 James J. Eagan Dr.
Florissant, MO, 63033
United States

Phone:

314-921-5678
Time: 
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Henry and Mudge

Moving from the city to a new house in the country can be tough. Just ask Henry, who can't find a playmate in his new neighborhood! Luckily, he's got Mudge, a great big, 182-pound canine buddy, with whom he can share all kinds of adventures! Henry discovers that having a pet is a big responsibility -- they need to be fed, they need to be taken out for walks, and of course they need lots of love and playtime! And when the dog is as big as Mudge is, they also need good training. Henry teaches his new friend to sit, heel, and shake his hand, but rolling over is one trick Henry just can't seem to teach Mudge, no matter how hard he tries. When Henry's cousin Annie comes for a visit, Mudge is so charmed by her that he finally rolls over at her command! Henry thinks Mudge must love Annie more than him, because the dog only does the trick for her. Very upset, Henry runs away into the cold dark woods to find adventures on his own. Mudge follow's the boy's scent into the forest -- he really does love Henry and doesn't want to be without him. Will the two friends be reunited? Find out in this Theatreworks musical, based on the best-selling series of books by Cynthia Rylant.
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Dates: 
12/22/2017
12/23/2017
12/24/2017

Organization:

Great Skate

Location:

130 Boone Hills Drive
St. Peters, MO, 63376
United States

Phone:

636-441-2530
Time: 
1pm to 4pm

Winter Break Skate!

Join the FUN at Great Skate this winter!
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/17/2017

Location:

527 N Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO, 63103
United States

Phone:

(314) 534-1111
Time: 
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A Christmas Carol

This fully-staged musical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, has become a Yuletide tradition. The story was adapted for the stage by Charles Jones, former executive director of the Omaha Community Playhouse in Omaha, Nebraska. The Caravan has been touring this adaptation of A Christmas Carol since 1979. It is one of the most widely viewed productions of the Dickens tale in the nation, annually performing for over 100,000 people in over 60 cities across the country. A Christmas Carol features a spirited ensemble of 23 performers who bring Dickens’ fable of redemption to life on a magical set created by noted designer James Othuse. A full array of timeless carols such as “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “Away In a Manger” and “Here We Come A-Wassailing” are interwoven within the classic story of a tight-fisted, middle-class merchant Ebenezer Scrooge and all the beloved characters from Dickens' 1843 novel. The heartwarming tale depicts Scrooge, whose values are focused exclusively on profit, and his conflicts with the struggling Cratchit family, whose tragic problems typified the working class during the Industrial Revolution in Victorian England. The touching climax is based on Dickens' belief that the ills of a greedy world can be healed by brotherhood and unselfishness. The colorful scenery and elaborate costumes faithfully recreate the Victorian period. Exceptional voices, lively dancing and dazzling special effects like the mysterious spinning bed combine to create a spectacular holiday treat for the entire family.
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Dates: 
12/17/2017

Organization:

Chesterfield Arts

Location:

13379 Olive Boulevard
Chesterfield, MO, 63017
United States

Phone:

636-519-1955
Time: 
2-4 pm

Free Family Days at Art Unleashed

Join us for an afternoon of art! Our Free Family Days are designed to provide parents and their children a creative activity to do together and enjoy pottery wheel demonstrations. Light refreshments will be served. Families are welcome to drop in at any time between 2-4 pm and do not need to stay for the entire time. No reservations are required.
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Dates: 
12/16/2017

Location:

#1 James J. Eagan Dr.
Florissant, MO, 63033
United States

Phone:

314-921-5678
Time: 
2:00 and 7:00 PM

Cowboy Christmas

Cowboy Christmas will feature local actors, singers and musicians performing a tribute to singing cowboys with a holiday twist. All proceeds support the Duckie DeMere Scholarship program, which has presented more than $50,000 to students pursuing a performing arts education.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/17/2017
Time: 
2-9 pm

Location:

Kiener Plaza
500 Chestnut St.
St. Louis, MO, 63102
United States

Phone:

314.881.2015

Winterfest at the Arch

The Gateway Arch Park Foundation and St. Louis Blues are teaming up again to bring an ice rink to downtown St. Louis. Winterfest at the Arch presented by Centene will begin on November 18 with the opening of the ice rink in the new Kiener Plaza, part of the historic renovations nearing completion at the Gateway Arch park and surrounding areas. The rink will remain open until January 1, 2018.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/17/2017

Location:

5050 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO, 63110
United States

Phone:

314.289.4400
Time: 
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the Omnimax

See Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the OMNIMAX® Theater for a truly immersive experience!
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Dates: 
01/15/2018
Time: 
10:00 AM

Location:

Touhill Performing Arts Center
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO, 63121-4400
United States

Phone:

314-516-4949 / 866-516-4949

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance

The UMSL Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity presents it’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance - a celebration of the life and legacy of the great civil rights leader. Every year, people from all over St. Louis gather with the UMSL community for dynamic presentations of song, speech and other performance. The 2018 event will be facilitated by mistress of ceremonies Courtney Bryant, evening anchor and reporter with KMOV, St. Louis’ CBS affiliate. She will introduce participants including Brian Owens, the nationally renowned singer, a Ferguson native and UMSL graduate. The program’s keynote speaker is Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Among other accolades, in 2012 he was named by President Obama as chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
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Dates: 
01/15/2018

Location:

203B Ramsey Ln
Ballwin, MO, 63021
United States

Phone:

636.394.2255
Time: 
Session 1: 9:00 am - 11:30 am Session 2: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Camp

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Balls-n-Strikes! Join our staff of certified instructors as they take you through a series of teaching rotations including hitting, pitching, fielding, game strategies, and cageball! Players will be grouped in six based on age with one instructor. All instructors have a minimum of collegiate level playing experience. Register individually or as a group/team. For players ages 5-13.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/17/2017

Organization:

Saint Louis Zoo

Location:

One Government Drive
St. Louis, MO, 63110
United States

Phone:

(314) 781-0900
Time: 
5:30pm – 8:30pm

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Zoo!

Stroll through the Saint Louis Zoo's enchanting holiday wonderland and enjoy 500,000 twinkling lights, illuminated animal displays, seasonal sounds and all kinds of festive fun.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/17/2017

Organization:

Meert Tree Farm

Location:

14560 Dry Fork Road
Festus, MO, 63028
United States

Phone:

636-931-3901
Time: 
9:00am-5:00pm.

CHRISTMAS TREES at Meert Tree Farm

We have thousands of choose and cut Christmas trees to pick from. Saws are provided. Trees are wrapped.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/17/2017

Location:

1820 Market Street
St. Louis, MO, 63103
United States

Phone:

314-421-6655
Time: 
4:30, 6:00, 7:15 and 8:30

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at Union Station

Here is a very special chance for you and the entire family to experience the magic of The Polar Express, the classic children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ comes to life on a journey to the enchanted beauty of “the North Pole”—where Santa Claus and his reindeer are waiting with a keepsake present for every good boy and girl.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/17/2017
Time: 
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Location:

The Grandel Theatre
3610 Grandel Square
St. Louis, MO, 63108
United States

Phone:

(314) 932-7414

Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

Metro Theater Company presents a new telling of the classic story Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates. First published in 1865, this is a story of resilience and integrity in the face of adversity and the thrill of racing down the ice on skates. In the end, we learn character is not defined by wealth or status, but by the choices that we make and the actions we take.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/17/2017
12/18/2017
Time: 
5:30 - 9:30 pm

Location:

Tilles Park
9551 Litzsinger Road
St. Louis, MO, 63124
United States

Phone:

314-615-5572

Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park

Celebrate 32 years of holiday merry-making at Tilles Park! Winter Wonderland is open for vehicular traffic and carriage rides Sunday thru Friday from 5:30 – 9:30 pm.
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Dates: 
01/13/2018

Location:

5760 West Florissant Avenue
St. Louis, MO, 63120
United States

Phone:

(314) 383-1210
Time: 
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Standing Up for History: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Listen to the book Counting on Community, written and illustrated by Innosanto Nagara. Learn how the activism of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. helped change history for the better, then create picket signs in the spirit of his peaceful demonstrations
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