ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- It's Friday and Lucas Pate from the Riverfront Times tells us about the fun events happening around town this weekend!
Riverfront Times weekend events Aug. 21-23:
Tonight starting at 4pm is the 3rd Annual Rise Up Festival - This street festival will feature a fine arts and crafts show produced by the St. Louis Art Fair with professionally juried artists presentations, as well as live local musicians, a kid-friendly section, and exceptional offerings from surrounding cafes and restaurateurs.
More information is available at RiseSTL.org
Tomorrow Night, St. Louis` native son Michael McDonald returns to his hometown in a concert to benefit NCADA, a local nonprofit agency. The concert starts at 7pm at The Sheldon.
Also tomorrow night at 7pm, Justin Willman will be at the Pageant as a part of his Fake Believe Tour. Justin is an American magician, comedian, and TV personality. He`s a frequent guest on The Tonight Show, Ellen, and Chelsea Lately; he also hosts the hit shows Cupcake Wars on the Food Network and Win, Lose or Draw on the Disney Channel.
Last, but not least, tomorrow and Sunday you can experience the 2nd Annual St. Louis World`s Fare Heritage Festival. This two-day festival is packed with an exciting mash up of elements from the original 1904 World's fair and last year's inaugural event. Forest Park will be the centerpiece of the celebration featuring events and competitions embracing the history of the 1904 World's Fair, highlighting the culture of St. Louis today, and looking to the future as a stronger more unified community.
Visit stlworldsfare.com for more information.