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mosaics fine art festival
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the MOSAICS Fine Art Festival Sept. 13 to 15 on Historic Main Street in St. Charles. Enjoy more than 16 art mediums from invited and juried artists from across the U.S., along with live entertainment, educational arts activities for children at the Children’s Village and Art Shop for Youth, plus much more!
» MOSAICS Fine Art Festival, 4 to 7 p.m., Sept. 13; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sept. 14; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 15
Historic Main Street | 314.482.5476 | stcharlesmosaics.org
bach society of saint louis
The Bach Society of Saint Louis opens its 2019-20 concert season with something for everyone, including the Dec. 10 Christmas Candlelight Concert with guest soloist, soprano Michele Kennedy.
» Bachtoberfest, 6 p.m., Oct. 4, Anheuser-Busch Biergarten
» Mozart Requiem, 3 p.m., Oct. 27, First Presbyterian Church in Kirkwood
» Christmas Candlelight Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 10, Powell Hall
3547 Olive St., Ste. 120 | 314.652.2222 | bachsociety.org
missouri botanical garden
Fall exhibitions open Sept. 6 and go through Dec 29, featuring Stephanie Syjuco, Bethany Collins and Jonathas de Andrade. They explore nationhood, race, language and the privacy of wallets.
» Garden Party Lights, 6 to 10 p.m., Thursdays through Sundays from now through Oct. 19 (excluding Aug. 31-Sept. 2 and Oct. 4-6)
» Japanese Festival, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Aug. 31 and Sept. 1; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 2
» Best of Missouri Market®, noon to 8 p.m., Oct. 4; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 5 and 6
4434 Shaw Blvd. | 314.577.0100 | mobot.org
st. louis mercantile library at umsl
Headlines of History: Historic Newspapers of St. Louis and the World documents history from the Declaration of Independence to the moon walk. Closes Oct. 27
» The Autumn Fine Print Dealers Showcase & Yeatman Lecture on Art Connoisseurship, 6 to 9 p.m., Nov. 15, Saint Louis Club
» Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies Fall Study Tour, Oct. 23 through 27; includes tours of libraries in St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri, and Elsah, Illinois.
1 University Blvd. | 314.516.7240 | umsl.edu/mercantile
town & country symphony orchestra
General admission seating is free. TCSO makes great music accessible to everyone.
» Rachmaninoff, Brahms, & Faure, 2:30 p.m., Sept. 8, The Principia – Ridgway Auditorium
» Halloween Battles & Victories, 2:30 p.m., Oct. 27, The Principia – Ridgway Auditorium (Great for kids; orchestra members wear costumes, too!)
» The Nutcracker and Other Holiday Traditions, 2:30 p.m., Dec. 22, The Principia – Ridgway Auditorium (our most popular concert)
P.O. Box 6901 | 314.330.3457 | tcsomo.org
st. louis cathedral concerts
We present some of the finest choirs and orchestras from around the world so everyone can experience their live performances. We invite you to join us in the heavenly setting of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis for our 27th season.
» The Four Italian Tenors, 8 p.m., Oct. 29
» Tenebrae Choir, 8 p.m., Nov. 16
» Vienna Boys Choir Holiday Concert, 2:30 p.m., Nov. 29
4431 Lindell Blvd. | 314.533.7662 | cathedralconcerts.org