5 Things to Do This Weekend: June 7-9

Come to the Central West End for a fun-filled weekend! We have events throughout the weekend, including our CWE Cocktail Party on Saturday. Visit the neighborhood and enjoy viewing art, tasting food and specialty drinks, getting discounted services and more. There is something happening for everyone. Here are five ways to spend your weekend in the CWE.

Attend an Opening Reception| Square One Gallery

On Friday, June 7 from 6-9 p.m., Square One Gallery will have the opening reception of their new exhibition, “Dopamine”. Come check out this group exhibition featuring work from six contemporary artists. Their art expands the horizons of shape, application and color through paintings and sculptures. This is an exciting exhibition that is unlike any you have seen before. If you haven’t been to Square One Gallery, our newest art gallery in the neighborhood, now is the perfect time to stop by. To RSVP, visit here.

Join Happy Hour with the CWEA| VINO STL

Happy hour with the Central West End Association (CWEA) is this Friday at VINO STL from 6-7 p.m. You’ll enjoy an expansive choice of wine, cocktails and small bites while in good company. If you’re a CWEA member, you can attend free and also reserve one complimentary ticket. For non-members, you can attend for $15 and tickets can be purchased here. Enjoying VINO’s eclectic, fun atmosphere is always a great way to cap off your Friday.

CWE Cocktail Party

Join us this Saturday from 5-10 p.m. for an evening of celebration! You’ll enjoy live entertainment, a spirited cocktail competition featuring some of the top local bartenders and exquisite food and drinks for purchase from participating CWE businesses against the backdrop of one of St. Louis’ most vibrant neighborhoods. In addition to music, you’ll see aerial performances, fire dancers, unicyclists and more. Bring your kids and have cotton candy, and make sure you stop by the photo booth to capture some memories. This event is perfect for families and friends of all ages. See you then for an unforgettable night!

Get a Discounted Manicure| Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis

Treat yourself to a manicure at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis! Did you know that their nail services are 20% off this month? Whether you like short, long, almond-shaped, square-shaped nails or something else, they can provide you with a quality service to match your desires. Get a classic French tip or explore bold colors and intricate designs. Enjoy a day of pampering and leave with a beautiful summer set. If you can’t make it this weekend, make sure to book an appointment before this deal expires. To book online, visit here.

Celebrate a Business Anniversary| Ice Cave & Bubblecup Tea Zone

On Saturday and Sunday, Ice Cave is celebrating their one year anniversary of being in the CWE and partnering with Bubblecup Tea Zone. To mark the occasion, they will give away free house-made gourmet popsicles with any purchase! Ice Cave has traditional shaved ice flavors as well as creative and seasonal options. You can choose from dairy-based shaved ice items like Matcha Green Tea or Taro Tea, or water-based items like Apple Cider or Mango & Passionfruit. After finishing your sweet treat, enjoy the free popsicle and head out to stroll the neighborhood!

This weekend’s CWE Summer Music Series musicians on Friday, June 7 from 6-9 p.m.:

Andy Coco at the corner of McPherson and Euclid

Shanelle Scott outside Brassier

Dhoruba Collective outside Saigon Cafe

Billy Barnett outside The BBQ and Whiskey Saloon

The Euclid Shuffle

Friday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 5:30-10 p.m. | Saturday 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5:30-10 p.m. Call or text 314-472-5383.

Reminder as you’re traveling around the CWE this weekend, that transportation is now easier thanks to the Euclid Shuffle! If you do not wish to walk, it’s too hot or you parked far away, you don’t need to let that stop you from exploring the neighborhood. You can take a FREE ride along Euclid Ave. from Forest Park Ave. to Washington Ave. You can call or text the shuttle for a ride. Hop aboard!