There's no business like shoe business! Come see a live performance by the Imaginary Theater Company about a kindly cobbler whose good deed is rewarded with the help of magical elves. Based on the tale by the Brothers Grimm, this heartwarming holiday story is a reminder that with kindness and hope, anything is possible.
Parents are invited to attend the Spooktacular Kindergarten Fair to learn about Charter School opportunities in St. Louis. Bring your kids in costume for trick or treating while you learn about kindergarten options.
Schools represented include: The Biome School, St. Louis Language Immersion Schools, Confluence Charter Schools, City Garden Montessori, Gateway Science Academy, Lafayette Preparatory Academy, EAGLE College Prep and more.
At Tower Grove Park, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Enjoy a fun Halloween-themed story time featuring the classic book It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown at the Bridge Coffee House in St. Charles.
1 p.m. Arrive early for the Kids Lunch Bunch, which includes lunch and a drink for $3.50.
More information: ntbridgekids.blogspot.com
Give your kids an extra opportunity to show off their costumes at indoor trick or treating at IKEA St. Louis. Kids 12 and under can bring their own treat bag and collect goodies at various treat stations throughout the store, then be treated to a free kids meal.
Enjoy special evening hours at The Butterfly House during October for the Owls and Orchids Animal Encounters events. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings, guests can get an up-close view of the beautiful Owl Butterflies, which are most active at dusk and dawn.
Evening hours are 4:30 to 7 p.m. with separate admission from daytime hours. Admission is $6 per person general admission; $3 per person for members of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why.
Purina Farms has reopened its Visitor Center for 2021 where families can experience the popular Purina Incredible Dog Show, watch cow milking demonstrations, take a wagon ride around the rolling hills of the property and lots more.
Free outdoor concerts are back at the Missouri History Museum. The popular Twilight Tuesdays concert series is now the Twilight Thursdays Concert Series at the Missouri History Museum. These concerts include an impressive line-up: Isley Brothers Tribute, Tina Turner Tribute, The Chuck Berry Band and more.
Adventures abound at Trike Town, the outdoor, child-size city at The Magic House. Kids can pick out their favorite little red tricycle and explore the entire city. The adventure includes a stop at the craft shop, where kids can create their own fall-themed craft, a candy shop, firehouse and more.