Art galleries, food and live music are slowly coming back to life after the COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to adopt a virtual format for much of last year. The Saint Louis Art Fair joins a list of in-person returning events with its return this weekend. With a theme of “Reconnect Through Art,” the fair opens at 5 pm today, September 10, and will run through September 12. The fair takes place in downtown Clayton.
Restaurants, entertainment and various works of art will all be the focus of the fair. Two stages are arranged for the performances. Jazz music, cover bands, solo singers and more will perform throughout the weekend. Dancers will also take the stage. Galleries showcasing the work of more than 150 artists from across the country will be set up.
For the little artists, there will be an arts and crafts project center to prepare something their parents can keep for years to come. On Saturdays, enter the “Creative Castle” from 11 am to 7 pm or Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Kids can make a mini sensory bin, paper bag hats, or find another project. All the projects are listed on the Saint Louis Art Fair website.
The “Restaurant Row” is also included in the fair. Clementine’s Creamery, Pappy’s Smokehouse and Kimchi Guys are just three of eleven restaurants in the Saint-Louis area that will be serving delicious bites at the event. Scoops, an ice cream shop, is right next to the kids’ corner, a bit further from where the other restaurants will be set up.
The fair takes place tonight from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find the full schedules and programs on saintlouisartfair.com.
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