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Best of Missouri Market
Friday, October 4, 2024
Saturday, October 5, 2024
Sunday, October 6, 2024

The Best of Missouri Market at the Missouri Botanical Garden features more than 120 vendors offering handcrafted items, locally produced food, native plants, herbs, live music and local brews, plus a two-acre Kid's Corner with farm animals (like llamas, alpacas and sheep!), circus performers, face painting, crafts, and a pumpkin patch with decorating let by Perennial.

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Family Workshop: Bee Hotels

Celebrate Laumeier’s Earth Day Week by visiting the Park with a family member and getting creative! Spend time with a family member learning how to build a bee hotel that can be filled with hollow tubes, nesting blocks and natural materials that will keep solitary bees warm during the winter months. 

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Great Green Adventures: Winter Color Walk

There may not be many plants blooming in January at the Missouri Botanical Garden, but that doesn't mean you can't find color in the garden.  At Great Green Adventures: Winter Color Walk, kids will search out common and not-so-common colors in the garden.

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Messy Play Day at the Endangered Wolf Center

Toddlers and preschoolers will explore nature through tactile activities and crafts at this special "messy" event. Children, from walking to age 5, will have a blast getting messy while learning to discover the world around them. Reservations are recommended. Walk-ins are accepted based on availability.

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Splash & Play at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center

Kids ages 0-5 can splash and play in the leisure pool at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center during Splash & Play sessions. Splash & Play is held every Monday and Wednesday in the summer through August 7. Older children, ages 6-1, are welcome when they are accompanied by an adult and a child age 0-5.

 

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