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250 in 250 Opening Weekend

Friday, February 14th 1:00pm-10:00pm: 
Drop in any time to see 250 in 250 and enjoy a variety of FREE family-friendly activities!*

  • Step Inside a Historic Image (1-4)-Have your picture taken inside one of our historic photographs of the city
  • Cupcake decorating (3-7:30, while supplies last)
  • Coffee, hot chocolate, and Pepsi products (starting at 3, while supplies last)
  • Make-and-take workshop (3-7:30)-Make a St. Louis skyline crown, a Chuck Berry guitar, and other art projects inspired by the exhibit
  • Children's musical performance by Kristin Tanner (3:30-4:15)-you won't want to miss the St. Louis-inspired version of "Skip To My Lou!"
  • Puppet play: The Tragical Comedie of the French, Spanish, French, American Ville de Sainte Louis (5:30)

*Enjoy the exhibits late at night! The Museum is open until 10pm


Saturday, February 15th 10am-4pm
Drop in anytime to see 250 in 250 and enjoy a variety of FREE family friendly activities!

  • Cupcake decorating (10-2, while supplies last)
  • Coffee, hot chocolate, and Pepsi products (while supplies last)
  • Horse-drawn carriage rides (10:30-2:30)
  • Balloon artists (10-12:30)
  • Face painters (10-12:30)
  • Hokey Pokey movement workshop by Mama Lisa (10:30 & 12:30)-Celebrate the city's 250th birthday with hokey pokey! Practice counting by 50s in the song
  • Puppet play: The Tragical Comedie of the French, Spanish, French, American Ville de Sainte Louis (11:00)
  • Teens Make History play: St. Louis Then (11:30)
  • Music by Half Deaf Jeff (11:45-12:30)-you won't want to miss the award-winning song "Good Ole St. Louie"
  • Music by Mark-O-Polo (12:45-1:30)
  • Theater in the Museum: Veuve Chouteau (2:00)
  • Make-and-Take workshop (10-2)
  • Meet and greet with artist Cbabi Bayoc (12-3)-meet the artist who will be creating murals (with the help of kids) for the upcoming History ClubhouseLet's Build It Exhibit

Sunday, February 16th 11:30am-3:30pm 
Drop in anytime to see 250 in 250 and enjoy a variety of FREE programs

  • Theater in the Museum: 1849: A Year of Death, Destruction, and Despair (11:30 & 3:00)
  • Step Inside a Historic Image (1-4)
  • Blows of Yesteryear Presentation and Book Signing (1:00)-Authors John Le Bourgeois and Ashton Le Bourgeois, direct descendants of Elizabeth and Peter Blow, discuss the Blow family's impact on St. Louis

Monday, February 17th 10:00am-4:00pm 
Drop in anytime to see 250 in 250 and enjoy a variety of FREE family-friendly activities!

  • Cupcake decorating (10-2, while supplies last)
  • Coffee, hot chocolate, and Pepsi products (while supplies last)
  • Balloon artists (10-2)
  • Face painters (10-2)
  • Blows of Yesteryear Presentation and Book Signing (10:30)
  • Radio Disney (10:30-11:30)
  • Theater in the Museum: Shaw Play (12:00)
  • Music by Mark-O-Polo (12:45-1:30)
  • Theater in the Museum: Veuve Chouteau (3:00)
  • Make-and-Take Workshop (10-2)-Make a St. Louis skyline crown, a Chuck Berry guitar, and other art projects inspired by the exhibit
  • The Campbell House and St. Louis in the Gilded Age (1:00)-Campbell House director Andrew Hahn uses photos, documents, and maps to tell the story of the Campbell House and St. Louis during the Gilded Age
  • Step Inside a Historic Image (1-4)

 

 

 

When: Friday, February 14 2014 at 1:00 pm (past)
Where: AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room
Lee Auditorium
MacDermott Grand Hall
How Much:Free
Exhibit(s): 250 in 250: A Yearlong Exhibit Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of St. Louis
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