Jan 13 2010

What to do in Saint Louis This Week!

Fire and Ice Party
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 – 5:30pm – 10:30pm
Mango – 1101 Lucas Saint Louis, MO
Join Fuel and Young Ambassadors of St. Louis for yummy food, marvelous martinis, and an opportunity to mingle with St. Louis’ hottest young professionals!
Free appetizers from 6:00-7:30 pm
Fuel for the City www.fuelforthecity.org
Young Ambassadors www.stlouisamb.org
Don’t forget, both of these organizations sponsor great events like these in hopes that you will get to know our organizations, become members, and volunteer from time to time. Get connected. Give back.

Chesterfield Young Professionals-1st Annual Speed Bowling
Wednesday, January 13, 5:00pm -7:00pm
Brunswick Zone Chesterfield – 176 Four Seasons Center
Come roll with us in a “Baker Style” bowling game! You’ll have a blast as you rotate with new groups and bowl for a combined score. Take this opportunity to network and meet other young professionals as you rotate in a speed networking type event. You’ve never networked like this before! Cost: Chesterfield Young Pro Members: $15/ Non-members:$20 (Applications available at www.chesterfieldmochamber.com)

ALIVE Bride Event

Thursday, January 14, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Lumen Private Event Space – 22nd & Locust St.
Meet with top caterers, florists, photographers, wedding planners, bridal boutiques and other premier St. Louis bridal vendors at ALIVE Bride, the city’s most stylish bridal event. Bring your bridesmaids, mother or your future groom as ALIVE and St. Louis’ top bridal vendors help make your special day as chic as can be! For complimentary admission, please RSVP to alivebride@alivemag.com.

Third Friday at Third Degree Glass
January 15 : 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Third Degree Glass Factory – 5200 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108 314- 367-4527
Our Free fiery entertainment will warm you up. Glassblowers blow glass globs to gorgeous glass art. How about fireside dining Third Degree style? Designing Chefs serves up comfort food with Italian flair. Reserve your dinner online $21 plus tax. Make a paperweight, winter tile keepsake, or glass beads ($30 – $20). At 8 p.m. the Michael Jonas Band tunes up with lively bluegrass. Third Degree East Gallery opens with The New Depression, drawings with oil wash and paint by Ron Buechele and a group glass exhibit showcasing Fused Glass. Third Fridays are free and family-friendly. Cash bar.

2010 Celebrity Karaoke – St. Louis
Friday, January 15, 2010 at 6:30pm to 12am
Champions Club, Busch Stadium, St. Louis
Like to sing for a cause? Wanna meet some celebs?
The annual Celebrity Karaoke event raises money to assist the St. Louis Adoption Exchange organization in placing foster children into forever homes. This event has grown every year, drawing sports and local celebrities.
Call the Adoption Exchange for tickets – 314-291-3313.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up
January 16 : 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., January 17 : 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.,and January 18 : 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Millennium Hotel – 200 S. 4th St. St. Louis, MO 63102
Spring training is still more than a month away, but baseball fans can see their favorite Cardinals players at the annual Winter Warm-up. The three day event includes autograph sessions, baseball clinics and a sports memorabilia show. Money from the event goes to Cardinals Care, the team’s charity to help children in the community.

Bark and Wine

A Wine Tasting Event for you, a Play Hour for your Pooch!
Saturday, January 16, 2010 – 4:00pm – 7:00pm
12th Street Animal Hospital & Boutique – 412 North Tucker Boulevard
12th Street is the only full-service veterinary hospital serving downtown, Soulard, Benton Park and Lafayette Square. In addition to veterinary care, they also offer doggie day care, grooming, dog walking, pet sitting, pet supplies and even a “boutique hotel” for cats.

$10 per person for Tasting
Two dogs per person limit

Made Possible By:
12th Street Animal Hospital & Boutique, Vino Vitae and The Saint Louis Pekingese Club

Bark and Wine hosts events where you can sip great, robust wines
along with your canine friend, while experiencing the
quaintness of a local Saint Louis business or neighborhood.
Side by side we fashion together a relaxing atmosphere where
both you and your pooch can make new friends with those
who have the same interests as you!
More Details and Liability Waiver at www.BarkandWineSTL.com

Putt Putt Pub Crawl
January 16 : 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Cicero’s – 6691 Delmar University City, MO 63130 314-862-0009
Join Delmar bars for a bar hopping good time. This pub crawl has you visiting 12 bars and at each bar there will be a miniature golf ‘hole’ that you must putt and adult beverages that will be consumed. It starts at 2 p.m. at Cicero’s where registation will occur. From there you will proceed to walk and hit up the following bars (in no particular order): Fitz’s, Brandts, Blueberry Hill, Delmar Lounge, Meshuggah, Riddles, Racanelli’s, Moonrise Eclipse, Halo, Pin-up, and Pi. During the pub crawl The Lopp’s Ice Carnival will take place. Last year some of the putt putt holes where made out of ice. There will be plenty of cool ice sculptures to check out along the way. The crawl ends at 6 p.m. back at Cicero’s where the after party takes place. Prizes are given for highest and lowest score. Golf attire is strongly encouraged. There will be a prize for best outfit as well.

The Loop Ice Carnival
Saturday, January 16, 2010
The Loop
Celebrate winter in The Loop at the 2010 annual Ice Carnival. Activities and entertainment include: 5K + 10K Frozen Buns Run (10 a.m.) $1,000 Dollars in Ice Cubes (from noon) Temporary Tattoo Scavenger Hunt (from 11 a.m.) Putt Putt Pub Crawl (from noon to 5 p.m.) Ice Sculptures (from 11 a.m.) Ice Carving Demonstrations bu Ice Visions (noon to 4 pm. in the Fitz’s parking lot) S’mores Roast (1-3 p.m.) Cosmonauts on Ice (1-4 p.m.) Loop Trolley Car Display (noon to 3 p.m.) Live Art & DJ (from noon) Fire Performers (from 4:30 p.m.). City/State: University City, MO. Saturday, January 16, 2010. The Delmar Loop. For more info visit www.visittheloop.com.

Snowman Softball Tournament

Jan 16th and 17th- 8:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Forest Park Central Ballfields
Snow or shine! To benefit the Police Athletic League.
Softball in January with Mardi Gras beads–AND for a good cause! What could be better?
(Coed plays Saturday; Men play Sunday*)
Two Game Guarantee
Offering great food and drink on-site with big screen tv’s showing all the sporting action in a heated environment.
* Subject to change based on response

More information and tickets at http://www.mardigrasinc.com/

Tony LaRussa’s ARF Benefit Concert

January 17 : 6:30 p.m.
Chaifetz Arena – 1 S. Compton Ave. St. Louis, MO 63103 314-977-5000
Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation brings Country Music Artist Dierks Bentley, Missouri native David Nail and Chicago-based quartet Lovehammers to Chaifetz Arena for one evening with the Stars to the Rescue Benefit Concert on Sunday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from Stars will benefit Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation as well as many animal rescue organizations in the greater St. Louis area.

St. Louis Magazine’s Unveiled

January 17 : 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Chase Park Plaza – 212 N. Kingshighway Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108
Dreaming of your fairytale wedding? St. Louis Magazine’s Unveiled is the perfect place to learn how to make your wedding dreams come true. As our guest, you are invited to sip on sparkling champagne and indulge in delectable hors d’oeuvres, fabulous wedding cakes and decadent sweets. You will also enjoy a gorgeous runway fashion show by Saks Fifth Avenue, featuring designer bridal gowns by Amsale, Carolina Herrera, Kenneth Pool, Melissa Sweet, Monique Lhuillier, Platinum, Reem Acra, Tomasina and Vera Wang. Fifty of St. Louis’ highest quality bridal specialists will be in the same place only one time this year. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience what only they can bring to your once-in-a-lifetime event.