Recreation

Top 5 Ways To Spend Your Holidays Wisely

Choosing your holiday destination can be daunting; deciding how to use those few and precious days you’ve been banking all year can be a tricky decision.  Luckily, with the many vacation sites and tools available today, it’s possible to easily plan a holiday tailored to your specifications.  With a little planning, and recognition of your … Continue reading Top 5 Ways To Spend Your Holidays Wisely

WASHINGTON | Orders for US durable goods fall for 2nd straight month

WASHINGTON — Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods declined for the second straight month in May, as demand for cars, metal products and aircraft fell. The Commerce Department said Wednesday durable goods orders — items meant to last at least three years, from washing machines to tractors — dropped 0.6 percent last month. That followed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Orders for US durable goods fall for 2nd straight month

CLEVELAND | The Latest: Curry, Warriors lead Cavs at end of 1st quarter

CLEVELAND — The Latest on the NBA Finals from Game 4 (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Stephen Curry had 12 points and the Golden State Warriors made six 3-pointers in taking a 34-25 lead after one quarter of Game 4. Curry made two 3s after hitting only one in Game 3. He already had more … Continue reading CLEVELAND | The Latest: Curry, Warriors lead Cavs at end of 1st quarter

Celebrate Wildwood MO Celebrates 15 Years August 25 and 26

ST. LOUIS, MO/August 16, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — The 15th Annual Celebrate Wildwood event is set for August 25 and 26, 2017. This year the event features an art festival, a parade, live music, a full-size race car simulator, tons of activities for children and delicious food and drink -all in honor of celebrating the city … Continue reading Celebrate Wildwood MO Celebrates 15 Years August 25 and 26

MDC CO-HOSTS MONARCH MADNESS EVENT SEPT. 9 IN ST. CHARLES

ST. CHARLES, MO By Dan Zarlenga Aug 10, 2017 (MDC) (STL.NEWS)—The Monarch:  Using mysterious powers rivaling a GPS, they navigate a landscape more vast than the span of the continental United States. With instinct alone as their guide and in perfect sync, thousands journey through the air each autumn to one particular mountain range in … Continue reading MDC CO-HOSTS MONARCH MADNESS EVENT SEPT. 9 IN ST. CHARLES

Travel-Wild For The West: TripAdvisor Reveals Americans Are Flocking To Western U.S. Parks And Sites This Summer

NEEDHAM, Mass., July 26, 2017 (STL.NEWS)– TripAdvisor®, the travel site that helps you find the latest reviews and lowest prices, today announced the results of its Seasonal Attractions Trend Index providing travelers with insight into the hottest attractions for summer, based on year-over-year search activity on TripAdvisor. The seasonal index reveals the top 25 U.S. … Continue reading Travel-Wild For The West: TripAdvisor Reveals Americans Are Flocking To Western U.S. Parks And Sites This Summer

WATCH SOLAR ECLIPSE IN NATURE AT MDC CONSERVATION AREAS

JEFFERSON CITY, MO July 24, 2017 (STL.NEWS) By; MDC Eleanor C. Hasenbeck- Discover some unique activities in nature during the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 by watching the rare event at one of 54 Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas that lie in the solar eclipse’s primary path across Missouri. During the eclipse, … Continue reading WATCH SOLAR ECLIPSE IN NATURE AT MDC CONSERVATION AREAS

MDC OFFERS FREE DISCOVER NATURE FISHING EVENTS IN WEST PLAINS, ROLLA, WINONA

WEST PLAINS, MO July 21, 2017 (STL.NEWS) By Candice Davis – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host free Discover Nature – Fishing events throughout the Missouri Ozarks. These free, hands-on fishing programs will cover all the basics of fishing including the following four lessons: Lesson 1: Equipment, Casting, and Proper Fish Handling Lesson 2: … Continue reading MDC OFFERS FREE DISCOVER NATURE FISHING EVENTS IN WEST PLAINS, ROLLA, WINONA

WOW ST. LOUIS CAMPOUT IN FOREST PARK HELPS FAMILIES DISCOVER THE OUTDOORS

ST. LOUIS, MO Jul 19, 2017 (STL.NEWS) By Dan Zarlenga, MDC — Are you looking for a safe and easy way to get introduced to outdoor adventures? Would camping out in St. Louis’ most famous park make you say wow? If so, then WOW St. Louis is for you. This beginning overnight camping event will … Continue reading WOW ST. LOUIS CAMPOUT IN FOREST PARK HELPS FAMILIES DISCOVER THE OUTDOORS

Explorer Day Camp offered Aug. 1-3 at Knob Noster State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 18, 2017 (STL.NEWS) – An Explorer Day Camp from Aug. 1-3 at Knob Noster State Park near Knob Noster is the perfect way to learn about nature while having fun. The free day camp is offered to children between 8 and 14 years of age. Participants will kayak, hike and learn about … Continue reading Explorer Day Camp offered Aug. 1-3 at Knob Noster State Park

The Meadows Adds “Fast Cars, Slow Food” Event for August 19

LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO JULY 17, 2017 (STL.NEWS) Each year, The Meadows’ patrons have come to expect great outdoor events and entertainment from live music and outdoor movies to a weekly farmer’s market and a holiday ice skating rink. Promising bigger and better events than the past, The Meadows kicked off summer with Food Truck … Continue reading The Meadows Adds “Fast Cars, Slow Food” Event for August 19

BWI Sobriety Checkpoint To Be Conducted At Lake Of The Ozarks

Jefferson City, MO July 13, 2017 (STL.NEWS) Captain Michael A. Turner, commanding officer of Troop F, Jefferson City, announces that a BWI sobriety checkpoint will be conducted on Lake of the Ozarks sometime in August. According to the most recent 2016 U.S. Coast Guard recreational boating crash statistics, alcohol use is the leading known contributing … Continue reading BWI Sobriety Checkpoint To Be Conducted At Lake Of The Ozarks

Contemporary Art Museum awarded $25,000 grant through PNC Arts Alive to support St. Louis’s Museum Pathways Project, Diversity Fellowship Program

ST. LOUIS, MO July 13, 2017 (STL.NEWS) – The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) announces the Museum Pathways Project, an initiative to promote diversity and equity at CAM and the wider museum culture. With the benefit of a $25,000 grant from the PNC Foundation through the PNC Arts Alive initiative, CAM’s Museum Pathways Project … Continue reading Contemporary Art Museum awarded $25,000 grant through PNC Arts Alive to support St. Louis’s Museum Pathways Project, Diversity Fellowship Program

ARVELL AND COMPANY TO PERFORM TWO EARTH, WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE SHOWS AT LUMIÈRE LIVE ON SEPTEMBER 9

ST. Louis, MO July 13, 2017 (STL.NEWS) ARVELL AND COMPANY TO PERFORM TWO EARTH, WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE SHOWS AT LUMIÈRE LIVE ON SEPTEMBER 9 — TICKETS ON SALE TODAY WHO: Arvell and Company WHAT: Arvell and Company to perform two Earth, Wind & Fire tribute shows at Lumière Live WHEN: Saturday, September 9, 2017 … Continue reading ARVELL AND COMPANY TO PERFORM TWO EARTH, WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE SHOWS AT LUMIÈRE LIVE ON SEPTEMBER 9

Carriage Horse Rides To Discontinue During Extreme Heat

ST. LOUIS, MO July 12, 2017 (STL.NEWS) Carriage Horse Rides:  Continued extremely hot temperatures are expected today. The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures to reach 101 degrees Fahrenheit with the possibility of a heat index value of 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Predicted temperatures and heat index values may exceed levels to which no horse may … Continue reading Carriage Horse Rides To Discontinue During Extreme Heat

OZARK ANGLER HOOKS STATE-RECORD QUILLBACK

OZARK, Mo. Jul 07, 2017 By; Lucas Bond (MDC) (STL.NEWS)  The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that Timothy Keene of Ozark became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he hooked a quillback on Bull Shoals Lake in Taney County using a rod and reel. The new “pole and line” record quillback caught … Continue reading OZARK ANGLER HOOKS STATE-RECORD QUILLBACK

TITLE Boxing Club Plans for Expansion in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV July 6, 2017 (STL.NEWS) Following a successful year in 2016 that brought the opening of 19 clubs across the country, an additional 45 signed agreements and new company ownership from the likes of NFL Superstar Drew Brees, TITLE Boxing Club, the nation’s fastest growing boxing franchise, announced today it is seeking qualified, … Continue reading TITLE Boxing Club Plans for Expansion in Las Vegas

DISCOVER NATURE WITH MDC AT FREE CATFISH CLINIC AUG. 19 IN NEMO

Robert Hemmelgarn Jun 28, 2017 HANNIBAL, Mo. (STL.NEWS) Join the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for an exciting catfishing experience on the Mississippi River. MDC invites families to discover nature at a free catfish clinic at Ted Shanks and DuPont Reservation conservation areas in northeast Missouri on Aug. 19. The clinic will begin at 8 … Continue reading DISCOVER NATURE WITH MDC AT FREE CATFISH CLINIC AUG. 19 IN NEMO

Government & Wells Drives to Reopen in Forest Park on June 16 After Six Months of Major Renovations

ST. LOUIS, June 15, 2017 (STL.NEWS) – After a six-month construction project to overhaul and improve Forest Park’s Government and Wells Drives, the roads are reopening to traffic in time for the Park’s busy summer season. This $6 million Park improvement project, which was managed by the City of St. Louis and funded by private … Continue reading Government & Wells Drives to Reopen in Forest Park on June 16 After Six Months of Major Renovations

Wildflower hike June 22 at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site

Wildflower hike June 22 at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site JEFFERSON CITY, MO JUNE 15, 2017 (STL.NEWS) – The public is invited to celebrate summer’s arrival by joining a park naturalist for a walk June 22 on the Courage Trail at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site near Butler. The free event … Continue reading Wildflower hike June 22 at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site

Aloha Pitch N Putt to Become Aloha Mini Golf & Shave Ice

Aloha Pitch N Putt to Become Aloha Mini Golf & Shave Ice   ST. LOUIS, MO/February 27, 2017 (STL.News) – Pete Kreamer, the general manager of Aloha Pitch N Putt, a family recreation center located at 13502 Big Bend, St. Louis 63122, announced this week that the company will officially be changing its name to Aloha Mini Golf & Shave Ice as of early … Continue reading Aloha Pitch N Putt to Become Aloha Mini Golf & Shave Ice

SIX FLAGS ST. LOUIS FRIGHT FEST

Six Flags St. Louis Fright Fest EUREKA, MO: (STL.News) – Fright Fest returns to Six Flags St. Louis starting Friday, September 30th, 2016 through to October 30th, 2016.  Presented by SNICKERS, Fright Fest at Six Flags St. Louis will run every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night.  Six Flags St. Louis will be as it normally … Continue reading SIX FLAGS ST. LOUIS FRIGHT FEST

2016 ST. LOUIS RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

2016 St. Louis Renaissance Festival WENTZVILLE, MO: (STL.News) – St. Louis’ Renaissance Festival returns in 2016 starting on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 through to Sunday, October 16th, 2016.  The St. Louis Renaissance Festival will be open on weekends from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm whether there be rain or sunshine.  This long-standing event offers great … Continue reading 2016 ST. LOUIS RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

GREAT FOREST PARK BALOON RACE

42nd Annual The Great Forest Park Balloon Race ST. LOUIS, MO: (STL.News) – The Great Forest Park Balloon Race returns for its 42nd year on Friday, September 16th, 2016 at Central Field in Forest Park.  The event will span two days on Friday and Saturday, but in the event that there is inclement weather that … Continue reading GREAT FOREST PARK BALOON RACE

UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS

UniverSoul Circus ST. LOUIS, MO: (STL.News) – UniverSoul Circus will be performing in downtown St. Louis from August 31st through to Monday September 5th on select start times per day. More information regarding start times will be listed below.  UniverSoul Circus is an action-packed and thrilling entertainment experience, which they say will be the best … Continue reading UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS

UNION STATION’S NORTH POLE VILLAGE

New Holiday Attractions Coming to Union Station’s North Pole Village in St. Louis ST. LOUIS, MO: (STL.News) – Union Station’s North Pole Village is getting a much needed holiday attraction redesign.  Each holiday season, thousands of locals and neighboring city tourist come to Union Station to see all the decorations and holiday attractions.  Lodging Hospitality … Continue reading UNION STATION’S NORTH POLE VILLAGE

WEDDING OR EVENT VENUES IN ST. LOUIS

Wedding or Event Venues in St. Louis ST. LOUIS, MO: (STL.News) – St. Louis offers a great variety of wedding and event venues, some of the most notable are as follows. Barnett On Washington The Barnett On Washington offers a traditional Spanish mission-style with the historical space built in the 1920s by architect, Tom Barnett. … Continue reading WEDDING OR EVENT VENUES IN ST. LOUIS

Indoor Rock Climbing Gyms

4 Indoor Rock Climbing Gyms ST. LOUIS, MO: (STL.News) – Have some fun with the family by trying something new like indoor rock climbing at the following locations. Climb So iLL Climb so iLL is located in a great area in St. Louis with awesome atmosphere and friendly staff.  The several different climbing areas are … Continue reading Indoor Rock Climbing Gyms

47th Annual Jack Buck Golf Classic

47th Annual Jack Buck Golf Classic Vogel Heating & Cooling presents the 47th Annual Jack Buck Golf Classic, which will be held at the award-winning and exclusive Country Club of St. Albans on August 14th-15th.  The Jack Buck Golf Classic will be raising funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation between the Jack Buck Classic Dinner … Continue reading 47th Annual Jack Buck Golf Classic

WATER PARKS – VISIT BEFORE SUMMER IS OVER

4 Water Parks Around the St. Louis Area ST. LOUIS, MO: (STL.News) – With the heat beating down hotter than ever this summer stay cool at the following water parks around the St. Louis area. Six Flags St. Louis Possibly the most popular and well known water park in the St. Louis area, Six Flags … Continue reading WATER PARKS – VISIT BEFORE SUMMER IS OVER