Surround yourself with the magic of the season as the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House becomes alive with living jewels. Escape the cold and enjoy the warm temperatures inside the Butterfly House's tropical conservatory as more than 1,000 jewel-toned butterflies surrounding you in free flight.
Go on a treasure hunt through the Animal Exhibit Hall, discover fairies in the Tropical Conservatory and new friends in the Gnome Forest. But be sure to watch out for battling pirate cockroaches!
Winter Jewels: A Holiday Celebration is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., through Dec. 31. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
At The Butterfly House in Faust Park. Included with Butterfly House admission. Free for members of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
More information: butterflyhouse.org
Kids in 1st through 5th grade can make a fun Halloween craft while enjoying popcorn and cider at Yucandu Art Studio's Halloween Workshops and Halloween Party. You can drop the kids off and enjoy a night out!
Located in the Central West End, this 7,000 square-foot makerspace is designed for kids ages 4-14 to play, explore create and collaborate. Visitors have a chance to "paint" on the digital easel, use a pottery wheel to create a clay creation, design for a 3D printer, launch air rockets, build robots and circuits and more!