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Get Out: Adult and Kid Friendly Events and Shows

With a cold weekend heading our way, Patch found indoor fun for adults and kids of all ages, including art, music, wine and bingo.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new places to explore.

Where: This class is from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Whole Foods in Town and Country.
Why go: During the European Bargains wine class, sommelier Jill Aboussie will offer wine tastings from various regions in Italy, Spain, France and Germany along with some yummy cheese pairings. As the title of the class implies, Ms. Aboussie will give tips on the best bargains in these areas.
Pricing: The cost of this class is $25. Register online or contact Whole Foods directly.

KID APPROVED
Where: This event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Whole Foods Market in Town and Country.
Why go: This is a great event for kids and adults alike. Play bingo with family and friends for a great cause and win some cool prizes.
Pricing: Donate $5 to the Whole Planet Foundation for each family or group and everyone can play bingo. Reservations are not required.

Disney/Pixar's CARS 2 "Agents On A Mission" Tour Presented by State Farm KID APPROVED
Where: This car tour will be  at the Museum of Transportation on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Ballwin, MO.
Why go: Disney  Pixar’s Cars 2 will be at the Museum of Transportation with the Agents on a Mission tour, featuring cars modeled after Lightning McQueen, Tow Mater, and Finn McMissile. There will also be activities for kids, such as e-photo opportunities, games and giveaways.
Pricing: This event is free.

STOMP KID APPROVED
Where: Performances of Stomp will be Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. , and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.
Why go: With many awards under its belt, Stomp is sure to be a good time. This eight-member ensemble uses unusual and unconventional items as percussion instruments creating amazing rhythms and sounds.
Pricing: Tickets are $23 to $60.

THE SHELDON
Max Lazarus: Trier / St. Louis / Denver – A Jewish Artist's Fate

Where: The exhibition will be at the Bellwether Gallery of St. Louis Artists, at the Sheldon, until May 7.
Why go: This exhibition focuses on a series of gouache paintings of synagogue mural designs by German and Jewish artist, Max Lazarus. The featured works include more than 50 paintings, lithographs and synagogue designs.
Pricing: This event is free.

FOURTH ANNUAL SWAMP MEET/ GARAGE SALE
Where: This event will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday at Six Flags in Eureka.
Why go: Bargain hunters rejoice. There will be more than 200 vendors selling their wares at this gargae sale and will be held rain or shine.
Pricing: Admission is $1. Selling booths are $30. For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 636-938-6062.

GHOST: ELIZABETH PEYTON
Where: This exhibition will be at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University until April 18.
Why go: Elizabeth Peyton is one of the most accomplished figurative artists among her contemporaries. Some of her subjects include personal friends, artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe, Andy Warhol, David Hockney and Robert Mapplethorpe and juxtaposed figures such as Eminem and William Shakespeare.
Pricing: This event is free and open to the public.


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