Come discover more about earth's extremes – past and present – at SciFest: Extreme Earth Expo at the Saint Louis Science Center. From extreme weather and natural phenomena to extreme life forms, you'll meet experts on tornadoes, volcanoes, earthquakes, and dinosaurs! See what scientists studying the earth are learning that can help us prepare for extreme events in the future.
May 18, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free.
At the Saint Louis Science Center.
More information: slsc.org
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.
More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.