Indeed, it’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday season around Eastern Missouri. So the question becomes which Saint Louis events are worth marking on the calendar in ink? Be it entertainment for individuals, over 21 or something seasonally compatible for children, several happenings in St. Louis make for momentous occasions November through December 2012.
Comedic fodder graces the Firebird stage. Nikki Glasser and others assure a line up of laughter, stand up comedy and an evening of entertainment. 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, MO, 63103
Known for a diverse genre of live music, several Saint Louis events strum a melody, performing on any given night. Switchfoot November 18 performs live at the Edward Jones Dome | 901 North Broadway | Saint Louis, MO 63102. The line up at the Scott Trade Center includes sa legendary performances of Paul McCartney, November 11. Then on November 20, Carrie Underwood croons her top hits. Scottrade Center | 1401 Clark Avenue | Saint Louis, MO 63103
On November 18, an all ages rock show at the Pageant rages with performances by Dethklok with Machine Head, All That Remains and Black Dahlia Murder. (Various ticket prices). The Pageant Saint Louis | 6161 Delmar Boulevard | Saint Louis, MO 63112
>> For the Family
Introduce the kids to classical music at the St. Louis Symphony Live at Powell Hall, on November 16 – 18 Tchaikovsky Symphony No.1, “Winter Dreams” resonates of orchestral brilliance. The preceding weekend, (after Thanksgiving) music notes fiddle Beethoven violin concerto. A Child’s Christmas In Wales (December 14 – 15) and many other symphonies orchestrate magic. (Tickets start at $27) St. Louis Symphony |718 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
Visit St. Claus
As retailers around Saint Louis County update floor displays with Christmas decorations and gift ideas. some parents are looking where to take the children to see Santa. On the weekend of December 2-3, 8-9, and 15-16, schedule breakfast with Santa Claus. at the St. Louis Zoo, Then on December 13-14 and 16, 17, children have the opportunity to have dinner with Santa.
Watch penguin parade in paradise. Visit Gingerbread Village as you walk through the US Bank Wild Lights at the St. Louis Zoo. Then, every weekend, starting in November through December, this St. Louis happening is scheduled the day after Thanksgiving 23-25; Nov. 30-Dec. 2; Dec. 7-9; Dec. 14-16; Dec. 21-23. (Admission prices are $5 for non-members and $4 for members, Toddlers under 2 years of age free admission}. http://www.stlzoo.org/events/calendarofevents/ Saint Louis Zoo | One Government Drive | St. Louis, MO 63110
Which Saint Louis Event do you look forward to celebrating each year?