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ARTful HAPPENINGS December 2019

NEW EXHIBITS

Through December 9
MONOCHROME III
All media exhibit; Framations Gallery, 218 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, visit www.framations.com.

Through December 12
THE ART OF ME
Self portraits by 16 invited artists; St. Louis Community College at Wildwood; for info, visit www.stlcc.edu.

Through December 23
ART ST. LOUIS XXXV, THE EXHIBITION
Works by 52 regional artists; Art St. Louis, 1223 Pine; for info, visit www.artstlouis.org.

December 20-January 24
COMFORT & JOY
Opening reception, 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

FUN THINGS TO DO

Through December 15
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
Presented by Metro Theater Company; Grandel Theatre in Grand Center; for info, visit www.metrotix.com.

Through December 31
WINTER JEWELS
Discover knights, fairies, butterflies and more; activities, displays, family-friendly; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily (closed Mondays); Sachs Butterfly House in Faust Park, 15193 Olive in Chesterfield; for info, visit www.mobot.org.

Through January 1
GARDENLAND EXPRESS HOLIDAY FLOWER & TRAIN SHOW
A St. Louis holiday tradition! Indoor trains set among fresh florals; Missouri Botanical Garden; 4344 Shaw; for info, visit www.mobot.org.

Through January 4
7th ANNUAL GARDEN GLOW VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT THE TOWER GROVE HOUSE
Bundle up & stroll the gardens amid holiday lights, food, music, drinks; 5-10 p.m. nightly except Mondays (closed Christmas Eve/Day); Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw; for info, visit www.mobot.org.

Through January 4
HOLIDAY WREATH AUCTION & DISPLAY
Silent bidding on wreaths created by the area’s top floral designers; Missouri Botanical Garden; 4344 Shaw; for info, visit www.mobot.org.

December 1, 8, 22
FAMILY SUNDAY: WORLD WONDERS
Free, family art-activities; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

December 4-29
PRIDE & PREJUDICE
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; 130 N. Edgar Road; for info, visit www.repstl.org.

December 6
FIRST FRIDAY
Open galleries & museums in Grand Center; 5-9 p.m.; free; for info, visit www.grandcenter.org.

December 7
THE DRINKWATER BROTHERS
These guys are hot, hot, hot in NYC!; Blue Strawberry, 364 N. Boyle; for info, visit www.presentersdolan.com.

December 7
CHILDREN’S CHOIRS HOLIDAY CONCERT
1 p.m.; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.powellhall.com.

December 7 & 8
CONCERT: CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL
St. Louis Archdiocesan Choir & Orchestra; 8 & 2:30 p.m. respectively; Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 4431 Lindell; for info, visit www.cathedralconcerts.org.

December 10
CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT CONCERT
Bach Society; 7:30 p.m.; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.bachsociety.org.

December 11
FILM: AI WEIWEI: YOURS TRULY
6 p.m.; Steinberg Auditorium on Washington U. campus; for info, visit www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu.

December 12-22
SISTER’S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM: THE MYSTERY OF THE MAGI’S GOLD
Comedy; The Playhouse at Westport; for info, visit www.PlayhouseAtWestport.com.

December 13-15
MERCY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra & Holiday Festival Chorus; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.slso.org.

December 14
WINTER CELEBRATIONS
Free; performances, family art activities; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

December 14
STROLLER TOUR/ MORNING PLAY DATE
9-10 & 10-11 a.m. respectively; free but registration required; Contemporary Art Museum, Washington; for info, visit www.camstl.org.

December 14
9th ANNUAL BROTHERS LAZAROFF HANUKKAH HULLABALOO
7 p.m.; Grandel Theatre in Grand Center; for info, visit www.metrotix.com.

December 14-15
WINTER REP: A MOVEMENT IN COLOR
Presented by COCA at Edison Theatre on Washington U. campus; for info, visit www.cocastl.org.

December 18-22
NATE SMITH & KINFOLK
Presented by Jazz St. Louis, 3536 Washington; for info, visit www.jazzstl.org.

December 18-23
THE NUTCRACKER
Dance performed by St. Louis Ballet; Touhill Performing Arts Center on UMSL campus; for info, visit www.stlouisballet.org.

December 21
13th ANNUAL ST. LOUIS LOW BRASS COLLABORATIVE: HOLIDAY PLAY-ALONG CONCERT
All musicians welcomed; Missouri Botanical Garden; for info, visit www.stllbc.org.

December 22
CHANUKAH: FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Israeli dance, music, merchandise available; noon-4 p.m.; 4344 Missouri Botanical Garden, Shaw; for info, visit www.mobot.org.

December 27-28
BEAUTY & THE BEAST IN CONCERT
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs live score to Disney classic film; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.slso.org.

December 27-30
ROBERT DUBAC’S IDIOCRACY
Political comedy; The Playhouse at Westport; for info, visit www.PlayhouseAtWestport.com.

December 29
KWANZAA CELEBRATION
Free; noon-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

December 30
KWANZAA: FESTIVAL OF THE FIRST FRUITS
African drumming, dance, crafts; noon-4 p.m.; Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw; for info, visit www.mobot.org.

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