Support local artists by checking out the Kranzberg Arts Foundation’s Artist in Residence Introductory Showcase. The showcase is on display through June 8 and spotlights the current projects of 11 resident artists in visual arts, music and writing.

The Assistance League of St. Louis received a generous donation of Vans shoes and clothing. The items will benefit students in the University City and Ferguson-Florissant school districts. “We are grateful to Vans for this donation, valued at more than $39,000, which enabled us to provide an extra measure of support to these school district partners,” Assistance League president Denise McKibben says.

it’s tea time!
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis has a new spring tea service, Bubbles and Blooms. You can enjoy the seasonal take on the beloved tradition on April 21 and May 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations can be made at OpenTable.

fantastic fifteen!
Pedal the Cause is celebrating its 15th year. Since 2010, the cycling event has given St. Louisans the opportunity to join the fight against cancer, raising more than $45.8 million to fund innovative cancer research. Don’t miss the event Sept. 21 and 22 at the Family Arena in St. Charles. Learn more at

Architecture enthusiasts won’t want to miss the West Co. Modern 2024 Spring Home Tour on May 4. The self-guided driving tour features five unique homes in Chesterfield and West St. Louis County, as well as a special opportunity to tour The Abbey Church at St. Louis Priory School, a mid-century modern landmark designed by legendary local architect Gyo Obata. Tickets are available at

in bloom
Austin-based florist House of Margot Blair is coming to the StL just in time for Mother’s Day. It will host a flower pop-up from May 8 to 12 at the Euro Trash showroom in Webster Groves. It’s also offering a flower workshop on May 9. For more information, visit

Historic Sappington House is bringing back its annual outdoor fair, bigger than ever. On April 27 and 28, guests can shop for handmade items from creative vendors, check out a used book sale and book signings from local authors, enjoy live music, explore food and drink offerings, and more.