Many St. Louis family attractions are open with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Many are hosting virtual and socially distanced events, which you'll find in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you go out, follow public health guidelines: wear a mask, practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently.

Center of Creative Arts

Seedfolks at COCA

Seedfolks, a "spoken musical," chronicles a diverse, immigrant community working together through struggles and triumphs. After a young Vietnamese girl plants beans in a vacant lot to connect with the memory of her father, she unintentionally creates a community garden that begins to bridge divides across her neighborhood. 

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West Side Story at COCA

The cast of West Side Story includes 38 of COCA's most talented "Triple Threat" performers who represent 28 different ZIP codes spanning Eureka to Belleville. For ages 6 and up. 

 

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Elephant and Piggie: We Are in a Play

Based on Mo Willems' beloved, award-winning, best-selling children's books, Kennedy Center on Tour presents a romp of a musical in Elephant and Piggie: We are in a Play. Elephant Gerald and Piggie sing and dance their way through solutions to fundamental questions like: What do you wear to a fancy pool costume party? Should you share your ice cream? And how can two friends play with one toy?

 

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Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Sunday, December 6, 2020

COCA presents a holiday classic like never before in Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol! Through hundreds of paper puppets, miniatures, silhouettes, and a live original score, Chicago-based performance collective Manual Cinema takes on the Charles Dickens classic with an imaginative and visually stunning twist specifically created for the 2020 holiday season.

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Science Storytime at the Saint Louis Science Center
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Sunday, December 6, 2020

Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts. 

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Holiday Fun at Grant's Farm: Drive-Through Experience
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Sunday, December 6, 2020

Grant's Farm welcomes visitors this holiday season to the 2020 Holiday Fun Drive-Through Experience featuring dazzling light displays, a gingerbread village, Deer Park that has been transformed into a winter wonderland, and of course, the animals! 

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Magical Nights at The Magic House
Saturday, December 5, 2020

Extended your holiday fun into the evening at Magical Nights at The Magic House! Enjoy the twinkling light display after dark, story time with Mrs. Claus, cookies and milk, plus photos with Santa in his socially distanced sleigh. Reservations are required for this extremely limited-capacity (approximately 5% of full) event. 

 

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