From April Fool’s Day pranks to the US Chess Championship, here are five things to do this weekend in the CWE.
Celebrate April Fool’s Day with a Unique Treat | The Cup
March 29, 30 & April 1
April Fool’s Day is right around the corner — and thanks to The Cup — you can pull a pretty SWEET prank on your loved one! You might even have to do a double take when you see this limited-edition April Fool’s Cupcake. “Spaghetti and Meatballs” is only available March 29, March 30 and April 1, so be sure to place your orders now and get ready to surprise your friends!
Temporal Contexts: Kit Keith and Christopher Ruess | Houska Gallery
Before you to head to dinner on Saturday, make a stop at Houska Gallery. Saturday is the last opportunity for you to view their current exhibition — “Temporal Contexts: Kit Keith and Christopher Ruess.” Examine paintings from both artists and spend an afternoon taking in unique textures and colors.
Sip on the St. Louis Sling | Mission Taco Joint
There’s only one weekend left to enjoy this concoction at Mission Taco Joint, and trust us, you don’t want to miss it! The “St. Louis Sling” features 1220 Spirits Gin, The Big O Ginger Liqueur, cherry herring, house grenadine, fresh pineapple and lemon juice. Be sure to pair it with their Cajun Shrimp taco, which is only available for a limited time!
2019 US Chess Championship | Saint Louis Chess Club
Get a first-hand-look at all the action taking place at the 2019 US Chess Championship. The 12 strongest chess players in the country are currently in the CWEscene, battling it out for $194,000 in prize money, qualification into the World Championship cycle, and the coveted title of 2019 U.S. Champion. Be sure to stop by the Saint Louis Chess Club for a front-row view.
Shop for Spring in the CWEscene | CWE Retailers
The weather is officially warming up — and so is the fashion at our CWE retailers! Whether you’re looking for a new pastel shirt or a sunny pair of shades, our businesses in the Central West End can help you make a seamless transition into spring. We recommend checking out AG Jeans, Eye Roc Eyewear, lululemon, and Revive Tan (just to name a few!) for some “must-have” items this season.