Go to town on some tamales, watch local chefs battle it out over chili or learn how to sprout produce.
"Tamale Man will be taking over our kitchen at Earthbound Beer on Friday night from 6 to 9pm. Beers and tamales; we truly love to see it. No tickets or reservations; just show up and get those tamales!"
"Kids In The Middle presents the 13th Annual Swirl, Sip & Savor Tasting Event. Guests will enjoy a variety of wines, craft beers, tastes of signature dishes from local restaurants, live music and a raffle auction. Proceeds will provide counseling services for children and families transitioning to a new way of life before, during and after separation, divorce and remarriage." From 6 to 9pm. Tickets are $100 at the door.
"Every second Saturday you're invited to come eat, drink, and vibe with THE SOULITION's James Biko at The Dark Room. Expect dope sounds to rhythmically enhance your brunch experience in the heart of Grand Center."No cover, call ahead for reservations.
"Daily Standard and Blueprint Coffee are joining forces this Saturday from 9am to 12:30pm for Sammies & Joe. Grab a cup of coffee and sink your teeth into the Daily Standard Sandwich, the real-deal of breakfast sammies: fluffy scrambled eggs, housemade pork sausage, lemon-tossed arugula, a hit of our "standard sauce" on a toasted brioche bun from Companion Bakery. First come, first serve."
"Come join us by the fire for our FREE Full Moon Festival. Cheers to the season with Schlafly fall beers, plenty of roasted hogs, big bonfires, a chili cook-off with top chefs, and live, local music all under the harvest moon at Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood. The event is free to attend and family-friendly with food and beverage available for purchase on the lot. Enjoy Schlafly favorites like White Lager, Pumpkin Ale, IPA, Raspberry Proper Cider and Coffee Stout. Schlafly also celebrates our fall tradition where local chefs will compete in the Schlafly Chili Cook-Off. A Chili Cook-Off ticket gets you a chili sampler with tastings of the five participants’ chili creations and a ballot to cast your vote for the winner. The winner will be crowned at 7:30 on the stage!" From 4 to 10pm.
"Epworth Children & Family Services will hold its 17th annual Wine Dinner and Auction on Sat., Nov. 9 at the Ritz-Carlton located at 100 Carondelet Plaza in Clayton, Mo. The black tie event begins at 6 p.m. and features a reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, five-star dinner, live music by the Tim Cunningham Band, live and silent auctions. All proceeds will benefit Epworth’s life-impacting programs and services."
"Learn how to sprout nutritious and delicious beans and seeds during the winter when nothing is growing in your garden. Crystal Stevens, community expert in growing, harvesting, and preserving food, will demonstrate how to sprout a variety of beans, lentils, and other seeds to add live nutrients to your winter diet. She will also demonstrate the basics of growing your own microgreens using a shop light. Sample a variety of sprouts and microgreens and take home a sprouting starter kit." From 1 to 2:30pm. Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers.
"Come out and enjoy some fantastic food, drink, and Irish dance performances at Llywelyn's in Webster from 5 to 8pm Sunday, all while supporting the O’Faolain Academy of Irish Dance! Twenty percent of all proceeds are donated to our Academy! Can't stick around but want to help? Carryouts count, too. We will have a few baseball-themed items for silent auction, and green Cardinals jerseys for sale, too!" From 5 to 8pm.