5 Things To Do In The CWE This Weekend: August 15-18

From a special autograph session at the Saint Louis Chess Club, to a grand opening pajama party at Fields Foods — here are five things to do this weekend in the CWE!

PLNK First, Snack After | PLNK & Yellowbelly

Thursday, August 15 or Friday, August 16
Must Attend the 4 or 5 p.m. Class to Receive Card

Work up an appetite at PLNK and reward yourself afterwards with a snack at Yellowbelly! From now until September 15, Happy Hour is only $12 for PLNK CWE athletes who attend the 4 or 5 p.m. classes during the week. You can pick up this postcard at the front desk after your class. That quivering sweat session might be a little bit easier, knowing you’ve got a daiquiri waiting for you!

Meet & Greet Your Favorite Chess Players | Saint Louis Chess Club

Thursday, August 15
5-6 p.m.
Free & Open to the Public

The best chess players in the world are in St. Louis this month, competing in the 2019 Sinquefield Cup. Tonight, you can meet and greet your favorite players during a special autograph session at the Saint Louis Chess Club. You are welcome to bring your own items to be autographed, and singable merchandise will be available for purchase. Due to time constraints, each person will be allowed one autograph per player. In order to accommodate as many attendees as possible, photos with players will not be allowed. Please arrive early to reserve your space.

Pull Out Your PJs for a Grand Opening Party| Fields Foods CWE

Thursday, August 15
6-10 p.m.
Free & Open to the Public

You’re invited to the Grand Opening of Fields Foods in the CWE, located at 625 N Euclid. The party kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. Enjoy $2 draft beer, $3 wine, and free snacks. Take a tour of the store and enter for a chance to win gift cards and more. Don’t forget to wear your pajamas!

Attend an Opening Reception | Atrium Gallery

Friday, August 16
6-8 p.m.
Free & Open to the Public

This Friday, begin your evening in the Central West End at Atrium Gallery. They are hosting an Opening Reception for their new exhibition “Textures.” This extensive exhibit will feature work by 10 different artists, who all use texture in their work. While mostly consisting of 2-dimensional works with collage and textured surfaces, the exhibition will also feature sculpture and new earthenware works. 

Create a Back-to-School Gift with the Kids | The Candle Fusion Studio

All Weekend Long

Make a “scentsational” first impression this school year! Give your teachers, coaches, and bus drivers a very special “back-to-school” gift. Bring the kids to The Candle Fusion Studio to create a custom candle and home fragrance product for the important people in their lives this school season. Your kids will have fun creating and the gift will be handcrafted with love.

For a full list of CWE Events, click here!