event calendar for St. Louis kids

Apple Butter Festival in Kimmswick

Thousands flock to Kimmswick each year for the Apple Butter Festival to buy the local historical society's famous apple butter on Market Street. Kids will love the train rides, petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, face painters and climbing wall.

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Living History Hayrides at Fort Belle Fontaine

Enjoy fall at historic Fort Belle Fontaine on a hay wagon where costumed re-enactors from the War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and other periods explain their uniforms and equipment.

History Hayrides at Fort Belle Fontaine are $7 a person and limited space is available. Some walking is required. Advance reservations are required.

Saturday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

More information and reservations: stlouisco.com

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O’Fallon Jammin’ Outdoor Concert Series

Jam out to some great tunes every Tuesday evening at the Civic Park Bandstand in O'Fallon, Mo., at a kid-friendly concert complete with some of your favorite food trucks.

Bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

More information and a schedule of local bands: ofallon.mo.us 

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NeuroDay 2016

NeuroDay offers a unique opportunity to learn about the human brain and what's happening with cutting-edge research. This full-day expo features free hands-on activities and engaging demonstrations.

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Eagle Days/Winter Wonders at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

View eagles as they soar over the Confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers at the Eagle Days/Winter Wonders event at the Columbia Bottom Conservation Area. Learn what brings these magnificent birds here and how they stay warm.

Scopes will be set up to zoom in on these phenomenal fliers and there will be a warming tent and short walks. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No reservations are needed. Free. 

More information: mdc.org 

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Behind the Scenes with Buddy
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Monday, January 18, 2021

Make a special visit to The Magic House and enjoy a sneak peek of Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit while it's under construction! Plus, you'll get to meet Buddy, the star of Dinosaur Train in a private meet and greet.

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Snow Town at The Magic House

Plan your visit to Snow Town, an outdoor adventure at The Magic House complete with a Snowball Carnival, featuring whimsical winter outdoor games, a variety of snowball-themed carnival booths, snowball putt putt and lots more! This completely outdoor experience is SNOW much fun!



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