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Get Out: A Little Bit of Theatre, Chocolate and Wine Tastings and College Fairs

It's Thursday already. No weekend plans? No worries. We have you covered.

Still don’t know what to do this weekend?

Let Lake Saint Louis Patch help you out! The following list provides some of the best activities and events going on in your own backyard! Check out this week’s picks for a fun-filled weekend!

  • Where/When: 370 Lakeside Park, St. Peters, Sept. 16 to Sept. 18.
  • Why Go? Live music, barbecue, fireworks, games and outdoor activites. Celebrate St. Peters is a three-day event that's fun for the whole family. 
  • Price: Free

  • Where/When: 311 N Main St., St. Charles, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Why Go?  Enjoy a classy evening filled with fine wines, hors d’oeuvres, chocolate and live jazz featuring Denise Thimes, an internationally known jazz vocalist. All proceeds benefit United Way of Greater St. Louis.
  • Price: Tickets are $60 each which includes wine tastings, chocolate samplings, hors d'oeuvres and an intimate concert setting with Denise Thimes. Purchase at www.stl.unitedway.org or 636-939-3300.

  • Where/When: 100 N Main St., St. Charles, all weekend.
  • Why Go? The free Festival is a family-friendly weekend event, with activities for everyone including fantastic art, great entertainment and the opportunity for children to create their own artwork. 
  • Price: FREE

  • Where/When: , Meadows Circle Drive, Lake Saint Louis on Sat., Sept. 17 at 6 p.m.
  • Why Go? The inaugural Root Ball is a celebration of Lake Saint Louis' tenth anniversary as a Tree City USA. The key speaker is Sen. Scott Rupp.
  • Price: $45/person or $80/couple and includes dinner from Donatelli's live music, a cash bar and a silent auction.

  • Where/When: , 2550 Elm St., St. Charles on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Why Go? This student-coordinated event includes a delicious dinner and a series of short plays. All proceeds support our Speech and Drama Club.
  • Price: FREE

  • Where/When: 700 Matson Hill Rd., Defiance on Sat., Sept. 17 at 9 a.m.
  • Why Go? Test your limits at the Wild in the Woods Run. Runners will race 6.2 miles through the forest hills of Defiance.
  • Price: $35

  • Where/When: , 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, St. Peters on Sat., Sept. 17 at 10 a.m.
  • Why Go? Looking for a fun workout? One of New York City’s leading Arabic-style dancers, Ranya Renee, will host a performance along with four workshops focusing on Egyptian-style dance.
  • Price: $45

  • Where/When: , 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., St. Peters on Sunday, September 18 at 1 p.m.
  • Why Go? Planning on going back to school? the SCCC College fair will feature more than 90 colleges, universities and technical schools from more than 16 states as well as the armed services will be represented
  • Price: FREE. For more information on the College Fair, call College Fair coordinators Mary Jo Grimm at 636-922-8226 or Jean Dickens at 636-922-8234.

  • Where/When: , 2 Meadows Circle Dr, Lake Saint Louis on Sat., Sept. 17, 10 a.m.
  • Why Go? See Clifford the Red Dog, get a tour in a fire truck and see what it’s like to get fingerprinted.
  • Price: FREE

  • Where/When: 825 Ofallon Rd, Weldon Spring on Sat., Sept. 17, 08:00 am
  • Why Go? The Francis Howell High Class of 2014 is holding their first annual garage sale fundraiser. The sale will be held at Francis Howell Middle School on Independence Road in the Gym.
  • Price: FREE

  • Where/When:, 205 S Main St., St. Charles, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m.
  • Why Go? Each Friday at 4 p.m. drop off the kids at our art studio for an hour of fun exploration with paper mache.
  • Price: $8. Call to reserve your spot at 636-724-7337.

 

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