Adventure Club strives to offer ways for children and their families to create memories, have fun together and enjoy what's happening around their hometown area of St. Louis. We believe relationships impact the way a child perceives himself and the world around them.
November 1: Halloween Candy Exchange
The Lodge- 1050 Des Peres Road, Des Peres, MO, 63131
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Price: One Pound of Candy
Trade sugar for activity! Help your family be healthier this Halloween and bring one pound of candy to The Lodge in exchange for one admission to enjoy The Lodge Indoor Wave Pool on November 1. The candy will be donated to the USO of Missouri for our troops. The Lodge Café will be open normal hours from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult for this event. This ticketed event will sell out - register early! PRE-REGISTRATION (FREE) IS REQUIRED BY 10/31 FOR EACH PERSON ATTENDING REGARDLESS IF A MEMBER OR ADULT. Thank you to our sponsor, Debra F. Fink Orthodontist in Des Peres! (Minimum 50/Maximum 200)
November 1-3: Last Weekend For Brookdale Farms Corn Maze
8004 Twin Rivers Road, Eureka, MO, 63025
Time: Daytime Corn Maze; Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Haunted Corn Maze Attractions Friday & Saturday 7:00 PM - Midnight
Price: Children 4-11: $6.00 / Children 12 and up: $9.00 / Adults: $9.00 / Haunted Maze: $13.00
Our Corn Maze is the largest maze area in St. Louis. Whether you're looking to set up a class field trip or a family outing, this is the place to be for outdoor fall fun! Haunted Maze also available for those that dare. Admission to the farm includes access to the Corn Maze.
November 2: Cardboard Art Party at City Museum
City Museum- 750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Price: Free with general admission to the museum. No cardboard costumes, hoods, capes, or masks on slides or climbers.
$16.00 (plus tax) ages 3 years and up (children age 2 and under admitted free)
$21.00 (plus tax) per person includes all-day admission and rooftop access for ages 3 and up (children age 2 and under admitted free)
Make some cardboard costumes and other cardboard art creations before a magical dance party with a kids DJ! There will be cardboard (of course), dancing, and our very own CardE-B. Fun surprises and special guests will pop up throughout the day.
Make art from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Wear your art from 12:00-2:00 PM
Get tickets at www.CityMuseum.org
November 2: Family Yoga
Wildwood Yoga & Wellness- 17237 New College Ave, Wildwood, MO 63040
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Price: $12.00 per person
This class is for the family. We will playfully move through poses to build strength, confidence and to learn to relax together. Practicing as a family provides an opportunity for connection and togetherness. Ages 3yrs +
* Occurs 1st/3rd Saturday of every month
November 2: STEMStl STEM Day
O'Fallon Park Rec Complex- 4343 W Florissant Ave, St. Louis, MO 63115
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Save the date for this fun and engaging STEM experience at the O'Fallon Rec Center. This event is for K-12 students and their families and will feature a range of activities and demonstrations rooted in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Many of the leading STEM-rich organizations from the St. Louis area will have booths set up to show students just how exciting STEM can be! All participants will receive a free lunch as well as a free STEMSTL tote bag provided by Maryville University. We hope you will join us from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM on Saturday November 2 for a day of fun and learning!
November 2-3: Shaw Nature Reserve Annual Art Show
Shaw Nature Reserve- 307 Pinetum Loop Road, Gray Summit, MO 63069
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Price: SHAW NATURE RESERVE ADMISSION: Free for Missouri Botanical Garden members
Included with daily admission:
$3.00 seniors (65 and up)
Children 12 and under free
*Admittance to the Art Show is included with general admission at no extra cost.
Please enter through Shaw Nature Reserve's main entrance and follow the signs leading to the Dana Brown Overnight Center (DBOC). The distance between the main entrance and the DBOC will take around 15 minutes providing gorgeous views of the fall landscape.
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Saturday- Wingnut Food Truck
Sunday- Graze Catering & Food Truck
Saturday & Sunday - Point Labaddie Brewery
Boutique show of St. Louis area artists at Shaw Nature Reserve. Featured artwork includes glass, ceramic, wood and metal sculpture, painting, folk art, paper, photography, jewelry, basketry, fibers, and more on display and available for purchase throughout the Dana Brown Overnight Center.
November 2-3: 2019 Extra Life 24 Hour Gaming Marathon
Game Nite- 8380 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63119
Time: 10:00 AM
Price: Visit website for more Information
It's that time of year again! Join us for the 2019 Extra Life Charity Gaming Marathon. Every year we get together and pledge to play games for 24 hours straight in an effort to raise money for The Children's Miracle Network and specifically St. Louis Children's Hospital. For more information about Extra Life, please visit https://www.extra-life.org/. If you would like to donate to our team, or join us in raising funds, please visit https://www.extra-life.org/team/becoolaboutit. If you have any questions, please contact one of the event hosts.
November 9: Kids Camps
Burn Boot Camp- 14377 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011
Time: 10:45 AM
Join us for Kidz Camps every second Saturday of the month at 10:45 AM.
Space is limited in each camp, so see the BA to sign up today!
November 9: Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk and Observance
Soldiers Memorial Military Museum- 1315 Chestnut St, St. Louis, MO 63103
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Price: $30.00* (free kids’ dash), $35.00 beginning on November 8
Veterans and first responders receive a $5.00 discount
*All paid participants receive a free moisture-wicking long-sleeve shirt and race bag!
The Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk to benefit St. Patrick Center on November 9 includes a timed 5K, one-mile fun-run, FREE Kids’ Dash and many fun-filled activities. This is a family-friendly event to honor our nation’s heroes and raise awareness for veteran homelessness. Last year, St. Patrick Center helped more than 1,100 veterans (20% of our client population) and their families who were experiencing homelessness.
The Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk event includes a runner’s village featuring:
– Photo opportunities with a bald eagle from the World Bird Sanctuary
– Appearances by Fred Bird & Louie
– Hot dogs, bananas, coffee, hot chocolate, Powerade, water, beer (21+)
– Activities for the whole family including a bubble bus, face-painting and yard games
– Music by DJ Big Papa G and more!
Length: Timed 5K run/walk and one-mile fun-run
*All paid participants receive a free moisture-wicking long-sleeve shirt and race bag!
9:00 AM– 5K
9:05 AM – One-mile route
10:00 AM– Kids’ dash
10:15 AM– 5K awards (age groups from 19 and below to 70+)
10:30 AM– Veterans Day Observance Ceremony
12:00 PM– Parade
Individual and team registration is available! More information and registration at: http://stpatrickcenter.org/vet5k/
November 9: Fall Fire Festival
The Green Center- 8025 Blackberry Ave, St. Louis, MO 63130
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Price: Adult tickets are $10.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. Children (12 and under) are FREE!
Join us for our Annual Fall Fire Festival!
Included in your ticket price: Enjoy an evening with your family and friends under the stars, listening to music, watching fire performers, getting warm around a bonfire, making s'mores, a children's activity table and MORE! Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are included. A special thank you to Urban Chestnut and Schlafly Breweries for their beer donation! FOOD TRUCKS will be available onsite to purchase food.
November 9: Turn Up; Tough Talks Rock
HealthWorks Kids' Museum- 1100 Macklind Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110
Time: 12:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Have the tough talks that matter with your kids. Join us for a FREE interactive workshop for having those difficult discussions. This event's focus: prevention of sexual abuse in children.
This workshop is intended for adults and children ages 9-11 years old. Childcare and museum activities will be provided for non-participating potty-trained children ages 3 years old and up during workshop sessions. Open for sign in at 12:00 PM. Food will be provided at no additional charge. Register at https://64204.blackbaudhosting.com/64204/Turn-Up.
November 10: Sweat-4-Pets 2019
Tower Grove Park- Sons of Rest Pavilion- 4256 Magnolia Avenue, St. Louis, MO
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Price: $20.00 - $30.00
Enjoy your passion of running or walking alongside your pooch, and all for a good cause! Join us (with or without your dog) for OpSPOT's 19th Annual Sweat-4-Pets run/walk. This event includes a professionally-timed 5K race and 10K race, as well as a 1-Mile Fun Walk. Well-behaved dogs on leash, current on rabies vaccination, are welcome to run or walk with their owners. The event will take place on Sunday, November 10, 2019 in beautiful Tower Grove Park (Sons of Rest Pavilion). This race is for everyone--runners and walkers of every skill level and age group. The race will be held rain or shine - dress warmly! Registration opens at 8:00 AM, the race begins at 9:00 AM. All proceeds benefit Operation SPOT (Stop Pet Overpopulation Today), a Better Business Bureau (BBB) accredited 501(c)(3) charity, dedicated to eliminating the unnecessary euthanasia of dogs and cats by providing and facilitating affordable spaying and neutering services throughout the metro area.
November 11: Veterans Day Celebration
O'Fallon Family YMCA- 3451 Pheasant Meadow Dr, O'Fallon, MO 63368
Time: 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Please join us as we honor those who have served our country with breakfast and fellowship. The morning will include VFW Flag ceremony and special keynote speaker, St. Charles County Director of Elections, Kurt Bahr. Please reserve your seat by calling or visiting the Service Center by Thursday, November 7.
November 13: Family Glow Bingo
Manchester (MO) Parks and Recreation- 359 Old Meramec Station Rd, Manchester, MO 63021
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Have fun playing bingo with your family at the city of Manchester's Parks, Recreation, and Arts department's Family Glow Bingo event!
The event includes bingo with prizes, pizza, and drinks at the Manchester Parks Building. And don't forget about our glow theme! Dress in neon or bring your glow sticks to glow with your family.
This event is for all ages, and is free for ages 2 and under. Register early because this one sells out! https://secure.rec1.com/MO/manchester-mo/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTg2ODgwMw==
November 15: Family Nerf Wars
City of Crestwood Parks Department- 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane Crestwood, MO 63126
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Price: $9.00 Residents and $11.00 Non-Residents
Let the battle begin! Grab your Nerf gun and family for the ultimate indoor Nerf War! Safety glasses and Nerf darts are provided. All you need to bring is a Nerf gun and a guardian (No automatic guns). Pre-registration is required 48 hours prior to the event.
November 16: Family Trivia Night
Brentwood Parks and Recreation- 2505 S Brentwood Blvd Brentwood, MO 63144
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Grab the family (or partner with another) and be prepared to work together in this Centennial Family Trivia event. Eight rounds of family-friendly trivia to keep you entertained.
November 16: FortNerf Battle Royale
Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex- 17925 North Outer 40 Road, Chesterfield, MO 63005
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Come one, come all to the Fortnerf Battle! Bring your Nerf blasters of choice - don’t forget your extra Nerf darts. Battles will be refereed. Try your hand at our accuracy targets field. Age groups will be sectioned off into different areas. Everyone must wear eye protection. Eye protection will be sold, if you don’t bring your own. Prizes will be given out for best costume and overall winners; determined by our referees.
Ages: 6 - Adult
Registration ends November 15
$8.00 before November 15
$12.00 after through Battle Day
November 16-17: 2019 Parkway South Spirit of '76 Arts & Crafts Fair
801 Hanna Rd, Manchester, MO 63021
Time: Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sun. 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Join us for our 34th Annual Craft Fair! Free admission, free parking, delicious home-cooked food, talented crafters, and 100% of our proceeds go directly to support the Parkway South marching band program.
November 22-25: Winter Wonderland Walk
Tilles Park- 9551 Litzsinger Rd, St. Louis, MO 63124
Price: Tickets are $6.00, not including MetroTix fees. Pre-registration is required.
Enjoy a stroll through more than one million twinkling lights at Winter Wonderland. Tickets will be available through MetroTix, metrotix.com or (314) 534-1111, beginning at 10 AM on Wednesday, September 4. A ticket is required for all ages.
Walk times are 6:30 PM, 7:45 PM and 9:00 PM. November 23 and 24 also have a 5:15 PM walk times.
Dogs on a leash, cameras, strollers and wagons are all welcome. Desserts, hot chocolate, and other beverages will be available for purchase. Also, be on the lookout for a special visitor from the North Pole until 8:45 PM! (Those with a later time slot are welcome to take pictures with Santa before their scheduled walk time.) This is an all-weather, rain or shine event so please dress for the weather. For information regarding parking, Santa, and other FAQs please visit www.winterwonderlandstl.com.
November 23: Holiday Tree Lighting on Central with Santa!
S Central Ave, Eureka, MO 63025
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bundle up and join the celebration in old town Eureka for the Tree Lighting Tradition! Bring family and friends & enjoy free activities, hot cocoa, carolers & a very special appearance from the main man himself, Santa Clause! You can also enjoy the cookie walk. Questions or comments? Reach out to the parks dept at http://www.eureka.mo.us/departments/parks-recreation/
November 23: Festival of Lights - Celebrating our Heritage, Cultures and Traditions
Kiener Plaza– Downtown St. Louis, MO
Time: 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
The Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights, hosted by KMOV officially ushers in the Holiday Season with a host of entertainment, lighting of the Salvation Army Tree of Lights, a festive fireworks finale and the Winterfest skating rink in partnership with the Gateway Arch Park Foundation.
November 23: Washington Craft & Gift Expo (2019)
Washington City Auditorium- Washington, MO 63090
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The 5th Annual Craft & Gift Expo will be held Saturday, November 23 at the Washington City Auditorium (211 High Street). The one-day event will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. The expo will feature vendors from the Washington Farmers’ Market, as well as other local businesses and craft/gift sellers. There is no admission charge for the event. Food and drink will be available for purchase. The show will feature over 50 vendors, with booths in the upper and lower levels of the auditorium. Items available include Christmas decorations, candles, lotions, jewelry, accessories, cooking supplies, baked goods, clothing, and more!
More info, including Vendor Packet, at http://www.washmomarket.com/expo.html.
November 23: Wizarding Run - St. Louis
5595 Grand Dr, St Louis, MO 63112
Price: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Time: $30.00 - $55.00
Grab your wand, hop on your broom, and join us for the Wizarding Run in beautiful Forest Park! Starting and ending at Upper Muny parking lot, distances include a 5K and a 1 Mile Fun Run. After the run, stick around and celebrate the magical world with us with music, butterscotch soda, and vendors!
Participants of the 5K will receive a one of a kind event shirt in the color of their choice: RED, GREEN, YELLOW, or BLUE , a spectacular FINISHER MEDAL, a custom WAND, a commemorative race bib, and a FREE BUTTERSCOTCH SODA at the finish line!
Participants of the 1 Mile Fun Run will receive a one of a kind event shirt in the color of their choice: RED, GREEN, YELLOW, or BLUE, a custom wand, and a FREE BUTTERSCOTCH SODA at the finish line.
5 year age category increments! Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female in the 5K. Age category awards will be given for the following age categories: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+
The amazing Bob Brown with Boca Enterprises will be partnering up with the fantastic Resonation to provide an unmatched event atmosphere!
We will have a professional photographer on site. All photographs are free to download!
We will run rain or shine, wet or dry! Only in the event of severe weather including lightning will we postpone the start until the weather has passed.
More info at https://localraces.com/wizardingrun/the-wizarding-run-st.-louis?fbclid=IwAR3-mtDUeHKFxtiUg76Yf8Inf1ZlhiqjRnhoxiDtkOLImmmN8TbCz6y_VTc
November 24: 2019 Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k St Louis
Forest Park- 5595 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112, St. Louis, MO
Price: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Time: $55.00 - $75.00
Join us for the SWEETEST race in St Louis! Each Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k race features both a 15k (9.3miles) and 5k (3.1miles) distance and all runners are encouraged to join the fun! Participants receive an award winning goodie bag, which they collect at the expo along with their race packet.
November 23-30: Garden Glow
Missouri Botanical Garden- 4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63110
Price: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Time: Members: Adults $14.00-$16.00 Children $3.00-$8.00 / Nonmembers: Adults $18.00-$20.00, Children $3.00 - $10.00
Celebrate the holiday season with over one million dazzling lights, fun new experiences, and traditional favorites.
Enjoy s’mores, festive drinks, and great photo opportunities that will delight crowds of all ages! Garden Glow tickets also includes admission to our Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show!
Admission varies by date. View full pricing information at http://glow.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
November 23-25 & 30: Six Flags Holiday In The Park
Six Flags St. Louis- 4900 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO 63025
Time: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Price: $45.00 - $50.00
Holiday in the Park is back for select days from November 23 - January 1 at Six Flags St. Louis. It's the most magical time of the year filled with enchanting experiences that will help create those special family fun outings again and again. Our breathtaking winter wonderland features a variety of delightful and interactive activities to help capture the holiday spirit. From visiting with Santa to taking a ride down our snow hill, our Holiday Attractions are unique and only available during Holiday in the Park.
Please note, some activities may require an additional fee. Holiday in the Park is a time of unique food and special treats. Create your own s’mores, enjoy a traditional holiday meal, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or cider, roasted nuts or a breaded soup bowl. Try a twist on our typical fare with red velvet funnel cakes or apple cinnamon and pumpkin spice pretzels. Do some shopping between shows to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.
November 28: Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade
Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63103
Time: 8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Celebrating its 35th year, the 2019 Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade will step off at 8:45 AM on Thursday, November 28 from 20th Street and Market Street and proceed east towards Broadway in Downtown St. Louis. The parade will be broadcast live on KMOV-TV Channel 4, awarded an Emmy for their production of the 2015 parade.
We expect over 130 parade units, including musical floats and displays, giant helium balloon figures, animal units, restored antique cars and firetrucks, and marching bands from around the St. Louis region. As always, Santa Claus will be present to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas at the end of the parade.
New this year, one lucky group will have the opportunity to ride with Santa! Click on the link to bid in our 2018 Charity Auction.
November 29: Saint Charles Christmas Traditions
Saint Charles Christmas Traditions- 230 S Main St, St. Charles, MO 63301
Time: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Welcome to a place where Christmas past and present become one, where storybook characters come to life before your very eyes, and where the typical hustle and bustle of the holiday season melts away allowing you to enjoy the yuletide sights, sounds, and magic of yesteryear.
Welcome to Saint Charles Christmas Traditions®
This annual month long festival celebrates the best of the holiday season. From the boisterous cheer of our legendary Christmas figures and joyful singing of our harmonious carolers, to the unique shopping and dining opportunities found along the beautifully decorated brick lined streets, Christmas Traditions offers something special for everyone. And with over 40 years of your favorite holiday traditions, there has never been more to experience!
Visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2154934811278011/?event_time_id=2154934817944677 For more information!
November 29-December 1: The Nutcracker
Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center- 1 Touhill Circle, St. Louis, MO 63121
Time: Friday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM and 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Price: $35.00 - $72.00
Saint Louis families flock to the Touhill every holiday season for the area’s most dazzling Nutcracker. The cast of professional dancers from Saint Louis Ballet swells with guest actors, dancers, and the talented students of the ballet school. With striking sets, gorgeous costumes, beautiful dancing, and magical effects, Saint Louis Ballet’s The Nutcracker has established itself as the one to watch. Now there are even more opportunities to attend with Thanksgiving weekend previews as well as December performances!