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

From al fresco “streatery” dining, to the launch of two new exhibitions — here are five things to do in the Central West End this weekend!

Enjoy a New Exhibition | Barrett Barrera Projects

12-5 p.m.

A brand-new exhibition is now open at Barrett Barrera Projects. Introducing Lee Alexander McQueen explores the late British Designer’s ability to blend exquisite craftsmanship with intimate and imaginative storytelling and features acquired garments and ephemera from the Barrett Barrera Projects collection. Barrett Barerra Projects is open Thursdays-Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. with special access for at-risk visitors available from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursdays. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available at the gallery (all adult visitors must wear a mask and maintain safe social distancing during their visit).

Attend a Summer Group Show | Houska Gallery

10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Open By Appointment)

Once you’ve finished viewing the new exhibition at Barrett Barrera Projects, head on over to Houska Gallery. Their 2020 Summer Group Show, featuring more than a dozen talented artists, opens this Friday. View work by Neeka Allsup, Brian DePauli, Emily Elhoffer, Mark Hillard, Michael Hoffman and more. The exhibition will be open through August 29, by appointment only.

Shop for a Cause | Kendra Scott

Friday & Saturday
11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Shop for a cause at Kendra Scott! On Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25, when you mention MICA (Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project) in-store at checkout, they will donate 20% of your purchase to the organization. The Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project (MICA Project) is a community organization committed to working with low-income immigrants to overcome barriers to justice. The MICA Project utilizes legal services, organizing, advocacy, and education to promote the voice and human dignity of immigrant communities.

Prefer to shop online? Simply use promo code GIVEBACK8243 at checkout.

Dine Al Fresco in the CWE | Participating CWE Streateries

Friday & Saturday
5-10 p.m.

Summer is officially here and there are plenty of opportunities to dine al fresco in the Central West End! Many CWE restaurants offer patio seating, allowing you to enjoy a socially distanced meal under the stars. Plus, starting Friday, July 24, some of your favorite CWE restaurants and bars are expanding their patios into the street to increase operations and provide a safe dining experience this summer. These “Streateries” will be open along Euclid Ave on Fridays and Saturdays from 5-10 p.m. Social distancing guidelines will be in place and masks will be required at all times when social distancing is not possible. There will also be additional hand washing stations at the end of each dining section. For more information about Streatery operations and guidelines, click here!

Score Some Great Deals| Provisions St. Louis

All Weekend Long

Our CWE Sidewalk Sale may be over, but you can still take advantage of special deals at Provisions St. Louis! From apothecary to candles to colorful ceramics, head on in and discover great bargains and fantastic goods on their sale table (featuring items 50-75% off)! It’s also the perfect opportunity to find a back-to-school gift for all the amazing teachers who are hard at work preparing for the upcoming year.