Looking for something fun to do in your favorite neighborhood? You are in luck!
The Central West End will be hosting its first-ever Fat Tuesday Celebration on March 5, a brand-new exhibition is opening at the World Chess Hall of Fame, and you can get a head start on your St. Patrick’s Day festivities at Gamlin Whiskey House. Read on for 5 “Can’t-Miss” Events this March.
Tuesday, March 5 | 3:30-5 p.m.
Let the good times roll at the first-ever Central West End Fat Tuesday Celebration. Two local high school bands will be taking over the neighborhood, performing live at various street corners throughout the CWE. Saint Boogie Brass Band will be leading a Second Line Parade, starting at the corner of Euclid and Washington at 4 p.m. and ending at 1764 Public House. You’re invited to join in the fun, at any point during the parade! After marching through the neighborhood, continue the festivities at one of the CWE’s amazing restaurants or bars. Celebrate Fat Tuesday in style at the BEST neighborhood in St. Louis.
World Chess Hall of Fame
Wednesday, March 6 | 6-7:30 p.m.
US Chess: 80 Years—Promoting the Royal Game in America celebrates the official governing body of American chess and its many accomplishments since its 1939 founding. The exhibition uses audio, video, photographs, and never-before-exhibited artifacts which illustrate US Chess’s mission to empower people, enrich lives, and enhance communities through chess. Enjoy complimentary cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and more. Free admission.
Gamlin Whiskey House
Wednesday, March 6 | 7-9 p.m.
On the first Wednesday of every month, raise a glass with your fellow women who whiskey! Get a head start on your St. Patrick’s Day festivities at Gamlin Whiskey House and try on some of their favorite Irish whiskeys. Tickets are $65 per person and include dinner, drinks, gratuity and, of course, an awesome night out!
Left Bank Books
Thursday, March 21 | 7-8:30 p.m.
Why do people hate one another? Who gets to speak for whom? What does segregation look like today? Many of us ponder and discuss urgent questions such as these, but don’t have access to the important new ways philosophers are thinking about these issues. Enter UnMute, the popular podcast hosted by Myisha Cherry, which hosts a diverse group of philosophers and explores their cutting-edge work through casual conversation. This book collects Cherry’s lively and timely interviews. This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of UnMuted from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line.
Evangeline’s Bistro & Music House
Friday, March 22 | 7-11 p.m.
Kick off your weekend listening to live music at Evangeline’s Bistro & Music House! Janet Evra will perform a smooth blend of bossa nova, samba, French jazz and American jazz, mixed with her own “indie jazz” original music. Enjoy great food, drinks, and happy vibes in the Central West End.