5 Things To Do In The CWE This Weekend: August 26-29

From a community “Meet in the Street” night, to National Dog Day — here are five things to do this weekend in the Central West End!

Celebrate National Dog Day | Rush Bowls

Thursday, August 26
7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

Today is National Dog Day — which means it’s the pawfect opportunity to treat your pooch to something sweet! Head to Rush Bowls and receive a FREE Bow Wow Bowl with the purchase of any Rush Bowl. Featuring banana, peanut butter, milk, and froyo, and topped with a milk bone, this is one decadent treat that your furry friend will love!

Get Your Game On | Up-Down STL

Friday, August 27
3 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Kick off your weekend with games and good times at Up-Down STL! This Friday, they’re giving away $5 in free tokens to the first 100 people through the doors. Plus, their pizza is just $2 per slice until 8 p.m. From pinball to skee-ball and Nintendo 64, they’ve got plenty of games to keep you occupied all night long!

Meet in the Street | CWE Meet in the Street

Saturday, August 28
5-10 p.m.

Make plans to “Meet in the Street” this Saturday in the Central West End! After a brief hiatus, the CWE Streatery returns from 5-10 p.m. and you can dine al fresco at one of the expanded patios on Euclid Avenue. Plus, enjoy FREE family-friendly festivities as you stroll through the neighborhood, including:

  • Fire Performers
  • Artist Demonstrations
  • Jugglers
  • Balloon Animals
  • Face Paintings
  • Games
  • Unicyclists 
  • LED Hula Hoopers 
  • Live Music and More!

Rudy’s Flower Truck will also be pulling into the Streatery (near the intersection of Maryland & Euclid) from 5-9 p.m. Be sure to stop by and treat yourself to a beautiful bouquet! To learn more, click here.

Book a Back to School Eye Exam | Eye Roc Eyewear

Shop Hours:
Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

When you check off items on your “Back to School” checklist, don’t forget to make an eye exam appointment for your child. Eye Roc Eyewear wants to ensure your children go back to school with better vision! And who says eyewear has to be boring? At Eye Roc, they offer 1000’s of frames from some of the greatest independent designers in the world. They offer fashion forward looks at a reasonable price. Their opticians are highly trained in fitting that perfect pair of eyewear on specific face shapes, attitudes, color palettes, and lifestyles.

Name This Cupcake! | Maryland Plaza

All Weekend Long

Have you heard the news? The Cup has partnered with Maryland Plaza and they need YOUR help naming a special, Limited-Edition Cupcake debuting in September! Now through 8/30, submit your name ideas and then vote for your favorite submissions starting on 9/1. There are free cupcakes and bragging rights waiting for you! Click here to submit your name ideas! (Pease note, all submissions must be made through this submission form).