Arts and Drafts

The Beer Walk for the Arts is an afternoon of historic homes, art demonstrations, live music, samples from local restaurants, and—of course—craft beer. There's plenty of fun to be had, and money raised benefits St. Joseph's arts scene.

Bring the Heat

Those who just can't get enough chips and dip won't want to miss the 417 Salsa Fest in Springfield. A celebration of all things salsa, the event features a salsa taste-off, a hot-pepper-eating contest, live music, Latin dancing, and more.

On the Watch for Sasquatch

Think you've got what it takes to track down one of North America's most famous cryptids? The third annual Weston Bigfoot Search is your chance to bring home the glory—and perhaps a special trophy. Pro tip: Start practicing your Bigfoot call now.

Experience India Through Music and Dance

The American Natya Festival, now in its fifteenth year, is a three-day celebration of Indian artistic tradition. Performers from around the United States and India will dazzle audiences with spirited song and dance and elaborate costumes.

Game On!

They say the house always wins, but community takes the jackpot at Vintage Vegas Casino Night. Sponsored by Vision Carthage, the event features food, drink, and plenty of casino-style fun. Proceeds benefit local charitable initiatives.

Singing is Believing

Back for Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, cabaret duo Amy Jo Jackson and Brian Nash will explore the depths of the diva archetype with a brand-new show. Judy Garland, Fanny Brice, and Annie Lennox are just a few of the figures represented.

Tiptoe Through the Tulips

It's tulip time in Missouri. These harbingers of spring are in full bloom, and there are a number of opportunities around the state to take in their beauty—and maybe pick a bouquet or two. But don't wait. They won't be here much longer.

The Best of the Wurst

Wurstmeister Mike Sloan, who owns Hermann Wurst Haus and Fulton Wurst Haus, just won a slew of awards for his artisanal, hand-crafted meats. Want to see for yourself how the sausage gets made? Sloan shares his secrets in a series of classes.

Fashion Majors to Hit the Runway

A beloved tradition for this world-ranked fashion program, the Stephens College student designer fashion show is a chance for young creatives to showcase their best work—and for audience members to get a sneak peek at what’s new and what’s next.

Tea for the Governor’s Mansion

Hosted by the Friends of the Governor's Mansion, this elegant royal tea raises funds for the upkeep of the historic home's interior. Come for the petit fours, leave knowing you'll have played a role in preserving Missouri's history.