This free performance by Bob Kramer’s Marionnettes celebrates 50 years of magic and puppetry with scenes from classic shows like Phantom of the Opera, Hawaiian War Chant and Meet Me in St. Louis.
One of the longest running on-site puppetry theatres in the U.S., Bob Kramer's Marionnettes is known throughout the world. Kramer’s stories are wholesome, old-fashioned tales like Peter and the Wolf, Hansel and Gretel and Toyland.
Founded in 1963, Kramer has designed and created in the most exacting detail more than 1,000 one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted marionettes and puppets, and is sought as a teacher of puppet-making and puppetry.
Free. 11 a.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall.
More information: sheldonconcerthall.org
Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged, and each child 12 and under will receive a treat bag when they leave.
Engage your young scientist in science-related learning at the Saint Louis Science Center's Preschool Science Series. Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem-solving and social skills.