Discover a deep appreciation for the great outdoors at SciFest: The Great Outdoors Expo. You'll meet STEM experts and organizations that are focused on living and working outside, and discover new outdoor hobbies and activities that you and your family can engage in and enjoy.
Don't miss gthe special agricultural-related activities and experiences in the outdoor GROW gallery.
Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Saint Louis Science Center. Free admission.
More information: slsc.org
You and your kids can learn about space, science, the solar system and lots more in a fun, hands-on way during Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center. Simulated Space missions are geared for families with kids ages 6 and up, and some for families with kids ages 11 and up.
Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, a petting zoo and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for the whole family. There will be pony rides, a children's carnival, opportunities to feed goats and other farm animals, caramel apples, funnel cakes and more.
Kids can enjoy bubble fun from The Magic House, the St. Louis Police Department Operation Polar Cops ice cream truck, face painting, games, and explore the St. Louis Fire Department fire truck. There will be 300 free lunches provided for children 12 and under.