Turn the clock back to 1872 during this free living history event for all ages that examines the 1872 presidential election, with hands-on activities, an evening torch-light parade, historic children's games and more.
This living history event: Grant or Greeley - Which? The Election of 1872. Costumed interpreters will give impassioned speeches and introduce visitors to the candidates and issues of the election. Visitors will have the opportunity to talk to the candidates and their campaigners, participate in hands-on activities, watch an evening torch-light parade, see a historic photography demonstration, listen to a band playing music from the 1870s, create their own campaign ribbons, play historic children's games and more. Visitors will also be encouraged to cast their vote for the presidential candidate of their choice.
Hours are Friday, Sept. 9: 6:30 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 11 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Ulusses S. Grant National Historic Site. Admission is free. More information: nps.gov/ulsg
Join the Missouri History Museum for a movin' and grovin' virtual Halloween party! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes while they participate in Halloween-inspired kiddie calisthenics, solve some riddles inspired by St. Louis history, and wind down with a spooktacular yoga practice.
Halloween is bigger, better and more boo-tiful than ever at The Magic House in 2020! Visit The Magic House for Halloween Magic, featuring expanded hours, added outdoor experiences, opportunities for socially distanced trick or treating and other "spooktacular" activities.
Attention parents of preschoolers! Looking for some socially distanced, in-person learning and fun? Visit MADE for Kids, the satellite location of The Magic House for Toddler Tinker Time. Toddler Tinker Time is free for members of The Magic House and free for residents of the city of St. Louis, and $5 per person for others. Includes all-day admission to MADE for Kids.
Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids.