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Courtney’s Weekend Report: August 2-4, 2019

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, here are some options!

ST. LOUIS — Grace City Wide Fair

Grace Meat + Three and 4 Hands Brewing Co. bring the county fair to the city at Tower Grove Park on Sunday, August 4, 2019. This free, family-friendly event will feature some of St. Louis’ finest showcasing their approaches on traditional county fair provisions – from corn dogs to funnel cakes and all the classics in between. 4 Hands Brewing Co. will be serving up pie-inspired beers, along with other favorites and 1220 Spirits’ gin drinks. There will be live music and entertainment, and the event is free with food and beverages available for purchase. For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page

Art Hill Film Series: The Goonies

Kick off the weekend with a classic: the Art Hill Film Series is celebrating its 10th year, continuing its summer lineup with the iconic '80s movie – The Goonies! Catch Chunk, Mouth, Sloth, and the gang for free on the giant outdoor screen. Pack a picnic or hit up a food truck. There will be popcorn and drinks available to buy in the Art Hill Plaza Tent. For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page.

Garbage Bag Gala 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019 is the 8th Annual Garbage Bag Gala. It’s a fashion show benefiting The Salvation Army. All of the designs are from local designers and all made from garbage bags and recyclable materials. KSDK’s Allie Corey will be the emcee for the event again this year. They will have appetizers, drinks, and complimentary valet parking. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $30. For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page.

The Great Muslim Food Festival

Why not end the weekend with a full and happy belly? Sunday, August 4, 2019 is The Great Muslim Food Festival. It’s a celebration of the diversity within the Muslim community… through food! There will be lots of different dishes from local restaurants, an International bazaar with clothes and other items for sale, and even henna artists! This all happens at The World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park. It goes from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and parking is available at The Muny with a shuttle to the pavilion. For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page.