tell your story | You can share your story with StoryCorps, the national nonprofit dedicated to recording, preserving and sharing the stories of people from all backgrounds. The organization’s Airstream will be at St. Louis Public Radio’s headquarters through Oct. 20. Both virtual and in-person reservations can be made by calling 1.800.850.4406 or visiting storycorps.org.
a visit to the fair
Missouri author Steve Wiegenstein is transporting readers back to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair in the latest installment of his Daybreak series, Land of Joys. In the novel, the sleepy Ozarks village of Daybreak is turned into an exhibit at the fair, only to get caught up in the exoticism, greed and danger that surround it.
Celebrate spooky season with the Haunted Garage Horror Festival at the Hi-Pointe Theatre Oct. 5-7. As well as screenings of micro-shorts, shorts and features from local and national filmmakers, the events will include “Dead Talks” from horror experts. Learn more at hauntedgaragehorrorfest.com.
Pedal the Cause is almost here, and 15 local restaurants, cafes, breweries and more will be onsite Sept. 23 and 24 to help fuel riders and guests at the event. Participants include Hi-Pointe Drive-In, Napoli Restaurants, Niche Food Group, Nudo House, Peacemaker Lobster & Crab, Seoul Taco, Companion Bakery, Herbie’s, Ices Plain & Fancy, 4 Hands Brewing Co., Kaldi’s Coffee and Fitz’s Root Beer.
Don’t miss Saint Louis Ballet’s season opener Oct. 6-8! Giselle transports the audience to a magical world where spectral maidens, a vengeful queen and a peasant girl embody heartbreaking loss and triumphant forgiveness. For more information, visit stlouisballet.org.