Weekends On The Web: Our list of activities and events | Events
(KTVI)-Looking for some fun events this weekend? Meteorologist Angela Hutti has some ideas for you and your family.
Weekends On The Web: March 8-9, 2014
2014 Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 8-9 Venue: Scottrade Center
Four days and nine games of exciting college basketball.
Saturday: Game 7: 1:35pm, Game 8: 4:05pm
Sunday: Championship Game: 1:05pm
Tickets start at $36.00
Builders Home and Garden Show
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 8-9 Venue: America’s Center, Downtown St. Louis
Saturday: 10am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-5pm
Admission: Adults: $10, Children 6-12: $4 Note: Onsite ticket sales are cash only.
Showcases the latest in Lawn & Garden, Kitchen & Bath, Interior Design, Pool & Spas and Building Projects. http://www.stlhomeshow.com/
The 9th Annual St. Louis Blues Festival
Date: Saturday, March 8 Venue: Chaifetz Arena at Saint Louis University
Time: 7:00pm Tickets: $48.50- $78.00
Featuring Willie Clayton, Mel Waiters, Sir Charles Jones, Clarence Carter, Manhattans, Shirley Brown, and TK Soul.
Peter and the Starcatcher
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 8-9 Venue: Peabody Opera House
Saturday: 2:00pm, 8:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm, 7:30pm
A company of twelve actors plays more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? www.peabodyoperahouse.com/peter-and-the-starcatcher
St. Louis Symphony Orchestral Program: Verdi Requiem
Date: Saturday, March 8 Venue: Powell Symphony Hall
Time: 8:00pm Tickets: $30.00-$109.00
Requiem explores the complex relationship between humanity and God, depicting a wide spectrum of human emotions from anger to mourning to serenity.
St. Louis Symphony Family Concert: Choose Your Symphonic Adventure
Date: Sunday, March 9 Venue: Powell Symphony Hall
Time: 3:00pm Tickets start at $8 for kids; $12 for adults
Featuring the works of Mozart, Beethoven, Bach and more, be part of this interactive fun-filled journey through the history of classical music where you pick the program. This family concert is designed to engage and entertain children ages 5-12.
The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 8-9 Venue: Kirkwood Community Center
Saturday: 8:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm Tickets: $18.00
The creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop (in which three chorus girls were murdered by the mysterious “Stage Door Slasher”) assemble for a backer’s audition of their new show at the Westchester estate of a wealthy “angel.” The house is replete with sliding panels, secret passageways and a German maid who is apparently four different people-all of which figure diabolically in the comic mayhem which follows when the infamous “Slasher” makes his reappearance and strikes again-and again. www.ktg-onstage.org
Annual Chocolate Extravaganza
Date: Saturday, March 8 Venue: Various locations in downtown Hannibal, MO
Time: Noon-8:00pm Tickets: $20.00 (Day of purchases can be made at the Mark Twain Museum Gallery Gift Shop)
Spend the day in Historic Hannibal indulging yourself in everything chocolate. Your chocolate passport allows you tons of selections, from bon bons to martinis.
250 in 250 Exhibit
Date: Runs through February 15, 2015 Venue: The Missouri History Museum, Forest Park
St. Louis turns 250 in 2014 and this exhibit tells 250 years of St. Louis history through the stories of 50 people, 50 places, 50 moments, 50 images and 50 objects for an engaging look at the richness, diversity and complexity of St. Louis.
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