Top Things to Do In St Louis Instead of Cleaning Your House (4/11)

The best part of having Better Life Maids take over your house cleaning duties? Never having to say no to weekend plans! And to help you with those weekend plans, we’re bringing back our WEEKLY lists of things to do around St. Louis. This is our 8th edition of this weekly guide, because we’re all about finding better things for you to do than clean. So leave the house cleaning to us and get out there to enjoy this beautiful city!

  1. Mumford and Sons at Scottrade Center
    • April 16, 7:30 p.m., Scottrade Center
    • British rock band, Mumford and Sons, has made their way across the pond for their limited date “An Arrow Through the Heartland” tour. This tour is making its stop at Scottrade Center this Saturday, and we think it is definitely going to be a show you won’t want to miss!
  2. Blues v. Blackhawks at Scottrade Center
    • April 15, 7:30 p.m., Scottrade Center
    • It’s playoff hockey…need we say more? Get out there and cheer on the boys in blue!
  3. Cardinals
    • April 15, 7:15 p.m.; April 16 & 17, 1:15 p.m.
    • Who doesn’t love a night spent at Busch Stadium eating too many nachos and watching the Cardinals play? So take a break from sweeping the floors and watch the Cardinals sweep the Reds instead!
  4. Food Truck Party at the Plaza
    • April 16, 11 a.m., Crestwood Plaza
    • Did someone say Food Trucks? Stop by Crestwood Plaza for 26 food trucks, 2 beer trucks, a kids corner equipped with games & activities, and live music with Joe Dirt And The Dirty Boys Band from 2-6 p.m. Celebrate as they say Goodbye to the old and Hello to the new at the old Crestwood Mall site!
  5. Ferguson Brewing Company Anniversary Beer Fest
    • April 16, 1 p.m., Ferguson Brewing Company
    • Ferguson Brewing Company is turning 6 this year so they’re celebrating the best way they know how…with lots of beer! They’ve invited all of their local brewery friends to come out and give the people what they want–Beer samples of course! Tickets for this craft beer lover’s dream can be found at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2518394
  6. Cars and Coffee
    • April 16, 8 a.m., Westport Plaza
    • St. Louis Cars & Coffee takes place on the 3rd Saturday of every month, from April through October, 8AM-10AM. You arrive, park your ride, grab a cup of coffee or a little breakfast from any of the area patrons, and walk the lot to talk shop with other area enthusiasts! So stop worrying about your home and go check out some of the coolest automobiles in STL!
  7. St. Louis Zoo
    • Anytime, Forest Park
    • This weekend’s weather is looking up! So why spend the weekend inside cleaning floors and countertops? Grab the kids and take them to the zoo!
  8. Complimentary Budweiser Brewery Tour
    • Anytime during touring hours, Anheuser Busch Brewery
    • Head over to the brewery to observe the entire 7-Step Brewing Process and also see the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales! To complete the tour, you’ll also see some of the Brew Kettles and feel the cool Beechwood Aging Cellars. Afterwards, we recommend stopping for a beer in the Biergarten!
  9. Paddleboat at The Boathouse
    • Anytime (weather permitting), The Boathouse at Forest Park
    • Take a journey on Post-Dispatch Lake, where you are likely to encounter colonies of ducks, heron, geese, kingfishers, schools of fish and turtles. You will also come across some of the park’s most treasured landmarks: The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Zoo, World’s Fair Pavilion, Art Hill, Grand Basin and the Government Hill Fountain. Make it a family affair, as it’s sure to be an activity the kids will love!
  10. Lemp “America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood” Tour
    • Friday & Saturday night, 7-9 p.m., Lemp Mansion Restaurant and Inn
    • Goblins, ghosts and ghouls…oh my! We all know that the Lemp Mansion itself is haunted, but do you know about the other neighborhood tales that will give you chills? Learn all about them on the Lemp “America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood” Tour, presented by the St. Louis Paranormal Research Society.
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