5 Things to Do This Weekend: May 31-June 2

In need of something to do this weekend? There’s always something for everyone in the Central West End. Whether you’re in the mood to shop, dine out, listen to live music or just explore the neighborhood, you’ll enjoy your day. There’s plenty happening in the neighborhood this weekend; here are just five of the things you can do in the CWE.

STLMade Neighborhood Crawl

This Saturday from 12-4 p.m. is the STLMade Neighborhood Crawl! Stroll the CWE and explore our variety of retailers, restaurants and galleries. We have 12 businesses offering special promotions during this event. You’ll enjoy everything from free drinks to discounts on items and food to entering raffles to win awesome prizes. This is a great opportunity to stop by and support your favorite small business and check out new ones. Find a full list of participating CWE businesses’ promotions here.

Enjoy Weekend Brunch| First Watch

Need brunch plans? Head to First Watch in the CWE this weekend for a hearty meal. You’ll find all your breakfast favorites on their menu, along with inventive creations. With a wide selection of entrees and sides, along with freshly-squeezed juices and coffee, you’ll enjoy a delicious meal that will leave you satisfied and ready to take on the rest of the day. Popular dishes include the Tr-fecta, a Belgian waffle or pancake with two fresh eggs and your choice of meat; The Traditional, two eggs, toast, seasoned potatoes and your choice of meat and the A.M. Superfoods Bowl, a coconut milk chia seed pudding with berries, granola and toast with almond butter. Perfect to dine at with you children, friends and others, make plans to eat at First Watch this weekend.

Shop a Special Event| East • West

Stop by East • West tomorrow, June 1 from 2-7 p.m. to shop their in store event featuring Odyssey Rebuild, a curator of unique and vintage clothing. The selections include tank tops, shirts, pants and more. You’ll find quality, stylish items from some of your favorite brands. Whether you’re interested in solids, neutrals or something a bit more bold, East • West has the perfect fit for you. Elevate your wardrobe just in time for summer!

Try New Ice Cream Flavors| Clementine’s Creamery

This past Tuesday, Clementine’s released their summer picnic collection. If you haven’t had the chance to try their new flavors, this weekend is a great time to enjoy a scoop. The collection includes Black Cherry Limeade Sorbet, a sweet and tangy flavor; Exploded Banofee Pie, a roasted banana ice cream with vanilla, toffee and biscuit crumbs; Sweet Corn, yellow kernels blended with browned butter and Front Porch Mint Chip, a timeless favorite. Celebrate the start of your summer with ice cream!

Dine Outside| Bar Italia

Enjoy the warm temperature and dine out on Bar Italia’s beautiful patio. You’ll get to enjoy delicious food while taking in the sights and sounds of the neighborhood. They have appetizers perfect to share, and you’ll have trouble deciding between their salads, soups, pastas and piatti entrees. If you’re craving Italian cuisine, make your dinner plans now to dine out this weekend.

This weekend’s CWE Summer Music Series musicians on Friday, May 31 from 6-9 p.m.:

Frank Bauer at the corner of McPherson and Euclid

Farshid Etniko Trio at the corner of Maryland and Euclid

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, 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!