Take in a free cosmic musical extravaganza when special guests join the St. Louis Symphony against a backdrop of incredible projections in the James. S. McDonnell Planetarium.
The Strings of Arda of the St. Louis Symphony along with guest pianist Deborah Bloom and the East Central College Chorale will perform works by William Herschel, Maurice Ravel, Paul Hindmith, Tom Lehrer and original compositions by the Symphony's own Christian Woehr.
7 to 9 p.m. at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium at the Saint Louis Science Center. Free, but reservations are requested. Call 314-289-4444.
More information: slsc.org
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Schlafly Art Outside is a three-day invitational art fair featuring affordable art from more than 60 artists based in the St. Louis region. Enjoy quality art, tasty food, local brews and live music. There will also be a Kids Corner sponsored by Artists First with hands-on art activities at this family-friendly festival.