Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center 1 University Boulevard St. Louis, MO, 63121 (314) 516-4949 touhill.org
The Touhill Performing Arts Center is a world-class venue on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Experience quality arts and entertainment across the spectrum of performing arts genres including comedy, concerts, dance, jazz, classical music, opera, theater and world music.
Carondelet, founded in 1767, is a historic area east of I-55 and south of River Des Peres offering a diversity of architecture from the mid-19th century to the 21st century. It hosts excellent restaurants, shops, summer concerts, renewed public parks, a theater and a growing public art presence.
Grants Farm 10501 Gravois Road St. Louis, MO, 63123 (314) 843-1700 grantsfarm.com
Located south of St. Louis, Grant's Farm is a 281-acre wildlife preserve of more than 900 animals and 100 different species. The Farm, operated by Anheuser-Busch, is named for President Ulysses S. Grant, who farmed the land in the 1850s. Reservations are not required. Parking fee, no admission.
Laumeier Sculpture Park 12580 Rott Road St. Louis, MO, 63127 (314) 615-5278 laumeier.org
More than 80 works of contemporary sculpture lie within a 105-acre natural landscape. The park hosts several exhibitions and a multitude of cultural events each year. Open daily from 8 a.m. to sunset (except for Christmas Day and the Thursday before the Annual Art Fair on Mother’s Day Weekend). FREE.
The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum 516 S. Kirkwood Road St. Louis, MO, 63122 (314) 822-8900 magichouse.org
The Magic House, a nationally acclaimed children’s museum, offers hundreds of hands-on educational exhibits to spark the imaginations of kids from 1 to 101. Explore the Children’s Village, a mini community just for kids, try out the President’s desk and climb the three-story beanstalk.
Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center 11717 Cragwold Road St. Louis, MO, 63122 (314) 301-1500 mdc.mo.gov/areas/cnc/powder
The Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center offers three woodland trails on 112 acres. It also features exhibits, a wildlife viewing area and a gift shop. Closed Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.
River City Casino 777 River City Casino Boulevard St. Louis, MO, 63125 (888) 578-7289 rivercity.com
River City was voted “The Best Casino” in 2010 and truly offers “The Best Dining,” “The Best Odds” and the “Best Rewards.” Nestled in South St. Louis, River City offers every amenity with the utmost comfort and convenience. It’s your “Best” chance to win – and win big!