Downtown Featured Events

Downtown is going to be busy this weekend!

The Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K, 10K, and ½ Marathon will be Downtown and traveling all throughout St. Louis this weekend.  Be sure to plan for street closures and extra travel time.  The Thaxton Speakeasy is relaunching their space with a Two Day Soiree tonight and tomorrow evening featuring a new craft cocktail menu and live music.  The National Blues Museum is featuring the Take Me to the River Education Initiative.  On Friday, there will be a special concert and on Saturday, they will show the award winning documentary film that brought Memphis and Mississippi Delta Blues musicians together.  Also on Saturday, The Amazing Crawl takes over restaurants and bars throughout Downtown.  This fun event begins at 13th Street and Washington Avenue and pairs teams of 4 together to compete, win prizes, and drink plenty of St. Louis craft beer.  Tonight, the St. Louis Blues begin their 50th Season here at home with a game against the Minnesota Wild and then return to the Scottrade Center on Saturday to take on the New York Rangers.  Let’s Go Blues!

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Friday Events:
Fantasy Maps: Imagined Worlds at Central Library
Parents Night Out at Upper Limits
A Cast of Blues at the National Blues Museum
Two Day Soiree at the Thaxton Speakeasy
Take Me to the River Concert at the National Blues Museum

Saturday Events:
Architectural Walking Tours
Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K at Soldiers’ Memorial
Coffee with the Artists at Art Saint Louis
Fantasy Maps: Imagined Worlds at Central Library
Riverfront Marketplace on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd.
The Amazing Crawl at 13th Street and Washington Avenue
St. Louis Blues vs. New York Rangers at Scottrade Center
Take Me to the River Movie Screening at National Blues Museum
Lock n Dam Cruise on the Gateway Arch Riverboats
A Cast of Blues at the National Blues Museum

Sunday Events:
Rock ‘n’ Roll 10K and 1/2 Marathon
Shepley Music Series at Christ Church Cathedral
Riverfront Marketplace on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd.
A Cast of Blues at the National Blues Museum
Oktoberfest Cruise on the Gateway Arch Riverboats