ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- It's Friday and Emily Westerholt from the Riverfront Times tells us about some great events happening around town this weekend.
Riverfront Times weekend events March 27-29:
Kinky Boots - Fabulous Fox Theater - Opened 3.24.15 running through April 5th times range - Tickets $25-$90
KINKY BOOTS is Broadway`s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen`s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.
Schlafly Stout & Oyster Festival 2015 - 3.27.15 5 PM to Midnight - 3.28.15 -11 AM to Midnight
The biggest food & beer festival of the year. Indulge in several varieties of oysters and pair them with 5 styles of Schlafly stout including Oatmeal Stout, Coffee Stout, Irish Extra Stout, Nitro Irish Stout and Oyster Stout they will also offer plenty of tasty non-stout beer options. The event is free and open to the public. Simply pay for your beer and food a la carte. Oyster options will include several varieties of fresh raw oysters on the half shell, fried oysters, grilled oysters, and fried oyster po' boys.
4th Annual Lupulin Carnival - 3.28.15 2-6PM -
Come celebrate the release of War Hammer, an Imperial IPA, and the hop! Tons of beer from both local and out of state breweries, live music, food trucks, and a wide variety of carnival acts! Your $40 ticket purchase will include: a sampling glass to try beers from the 40+ participating breweries, carnival acts, live music, the opportunity to purchase War Hammer before it hits the market, and carnival games which 100% of the proceeds from the games going to HOPE for Young Adults with Cancer.
April 2015 event:
Iron Fork 4.2.15 - 6:30-10PM - Tickets GA $40 - VIP $80
The Riverfront Times 9th Annual Iron Fork event will take place on Thursday, April 2 2015 at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel Grand Ballrooms. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Guests will enjoy cocktails, signature dishes from 40 hand-selected restaurants and a chef competition featuring some of the city's top culinary talents. Tickets are still available but moving fast so get in on the action before it sells out.