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Digging for Dinosaurs

Kids can get an up-close look at dinosaur teeth and participate in a mini dinosaur dig. Digging for Dinosaurs is presented by Mad Science of St. Louis and held at various branches of the St. Louis County Library. For ages 3-5.

 

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Old Orchard Holiday Festival

Visit Old Orchard in Webster Groves for the Holiday Festival, where your kids can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, you can see holiday performances, shop for gifts and see the Tree Lighting in Gazebo Park.

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Holiday Zootique at the Saint Louis Zoo

At the Saint Louis Zoo's annual holiday shopping event, the Holiday Zootique, you can browse unique, conservation-oriented gifts and get your holiday shopping done while visiting the Zoo! At the Holiday Zootique, members receive a discount of 20% and non-members receive a discount of 10%. Complimentary gift-wrapping services will be available.

 

 

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Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt at Faust Park

Someone has left candy canes all over the grounds of Faust Park. Bring your flashlights to help find them! When kids arrive at Faust Park for the Candy Cane Hunt, they'll receive a bag to decorate and use to collect candy canes. Please dress for the weather.

 

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Cocoa & Cookies with Santa

Celebrate the holidays at MADE for Kids and enjoy Cocoa and Cookies with Santa! You can take photos with Santa and Mrs. Clause, create personalized gifts for family and friends and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies. 

 

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Nutcracker Ballet Party

Are your sugar plums ready for the Nutcracker Ballet Party? Reserve your child's spot at Play Street Museum's Nutcracker Ballet Party, where kids will listen to a story, decorate a wooden nutcracker figure and enjoy a special performance by a little ballerina!

 

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Home Alone in Concert

Home Alone in Concert from the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is back by popular demand! The 1990s classic Home Alone is the highest-grossing holiday film of all time, and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs the John Williams score live.

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Winging It at the Saint Louis Zoo
Sunday, May 26, 2024
Monday, May 27, 2024
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Returning to the Saint Louis Zoo is the bird show “Winging It,” presented in partnership with World Bird Sanctuary. Birds will take the stage at the Lichtenstein Sea Lion Arena. In this amazing, free-flying presentation, a variety of exotic and native birds will demonstrate their natural abilities, and some will even soar over the audience.

 

 

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