5 Things To Do In The CWE This Weekend: Jan. 23-26

From the Second Annual CWE InSidewalk Sale, to a Historic Hotel Tour — here are five things to do this weekend in the Central West End!

Get in the Mardi Gras Spirit | Evangeline’s

Thursday January 23- Saturday, January 25

Evangeline’s Bistro is already getting in the Mardi Gras spirit — and you’re invited to the party! They’re celebrating with a PO’ Boy Festival all weekend long! Enjoy Oysters, Clams, Shrimp, Crawfish, Braised Pork and Bloody Mary Po Boys. Bring your appetite and enjoy some live music while you eat!

Enjoy Some BBQ, Bourbon, and Beer | Salt + Smoke

All Weekend Long

The wait is finally over. Salt + Smoke recently opened its doors in the Central West End and we are thrilled to have them in the neighborhood! Head on over there this weekend (392 N Euclid) for some delicious BBQ, bourbon, and beer! The Central West End location marks the fourth for owner Tom Schmidt. A fixture on local “Best Of” lists, Salt + Smoke has the well-earned reputation of being one of St. Louis’ most innovative barbecue restaurants. Guests can expect the same focus on  creative barbecue dishes and craft cocktails as at other Salt + Smoke locations.

Score Great Deals at Neighborhood Businesses | CWE InSidewalk Sale

Saturday, January 23
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

It may be chilly out, but things are heating up in the Central West End! On Saturday, January 25, nearly two dozen businesses will be offering RED HOT specials during the second annual CWE InSidewalk Sale, which kicks off at 10 a.m. Promotions include:

  • 75% off select gifts, decor, accessories and more at Q Boutique
  • 50% off any type of lens (with frame purchase) at Eye Roc Eyewear
  • 40-60% off apothecary items, books, accessories and more at Provisions St. Louis
  • 20% off gifts and accessories at The Cup
  • 15% off purchases at Kendra Scott 
  • and many more!

For a full list of participating businesses and offers, click here! You can also win $50 in CWE Bucks during the event! All you need to do is take a selfie inside your favorite store, post it on Instagram, and use the hashtag #CWEscene. One lucky winner will be randomly selected and contacted on Monday, January 27.

Shop for a Cause | Kendra Scott

Saturday, January 25
2-4 p.m.

Not only can you score 15% off your purchase at Kendra Scott during our CWE InSidewalk Sale, you can also help make a difference. From 2 to 4 p.m. — they will be donating 20% of all sales to the Wildlife Rescue Center. Proceeds will be split with organizations on the frontlines, helping wildlife rescue and recovery efforts in New South Wales, Australia. The Wildlife Rescue Center will be in-store for support and will be providing information on how you can help wildlife locally and internationally.

Take a Historic Hotel Tour | The Chase Park Plaza

Sunday, January 26
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Tickets- $50

Since opening in 1922, The Chase Park Plaza has been mostly recognized as a symbol of elegance, glamour, and noted architecture in St. Louis. Step back in time to explore its rich history and prominence with the Historic Hotel Tour. Their Concierge team will lead a 90-minute tour, complete with stories from legendary entertainers and headlining events, to walk-throughs of the Starlight Ballroom, Khorassan Ballroom, and more. Learn about the structure, from its early beginnings to its evolution as a registered landmark in St. Louis, and discover who coined the phrase “The Chase is the Place.” $50 per ticket; includes hotel tour, brunch at The Chase Club, and complimentary self-parking. To purchase your tickets, click here.

For a full list of CWE Events, click here!