Fall event season is in full swing. Head to the second-annual Taste of Black St. Louis, grab a beer (or two) at Schlafly's annual HOP in the City or celebrate Mexican Independence Day on Cherokee Street. Want to celebrate St. Patrick's Day a little early? You can do that too.
"Using local, seasonal and wholesome ingredients, Katy will design delicious, healthy, a plant-based meal -- picnic style. Bring a friend or come and meet new friends for a unique dining experience. Katy, of Katy’s Kitchen, is a nurse and plant-based chef. She has been hosting pop-up dinners and events in the St. Louis area for the past 4 years. Check out her food on Facebook and Instagram at Katy’s Kitchen to see her beautiful and delicious creations." From 6 to 10pm.
"The Taste of Black St.Louis was created to bring the local community and visitors together for a full day of tasting, shopping, learning, and experiencing the great tastes of Black St. Louisans and surrounding areas. Also, to celebrate African Americans contribution to St. Louis’ world-class culinary arts scene. In year one we had over 7,000 attendees and over 50 vendors from food, retail and informational, we can only imagine what year 2 will bring.This will be the 2nd Annual Taste of Black St. Louis. Join us in making History once again!" From 10am to 7pm.
"Join us for the 21st annual HOP in the City Saturday, September 14 at the Schlafly Tap Room. HOP showcases Schlafly’s passion for innovation, technique and execution of different beer styles. Sample over 40 styles and six specialty tappings. From hopped-up IPAs and wood-aged beers to traditional ales and lagers, there’s something for hopheads, casual beer drinkers and everyone in between. Founding Brewer and Gong Master Stephen Hale will be ringing in several of our specialty tappings with his variety of costumes. Enjoy live music by The Scandaleros and The Samurai 5 and a special menu of festival fare from our brewpub. Doors open at 11am with tastings beginning at noon." From 11am to 4pm. Tickets are $35 in advance or $45 at the door, available here.
"You are invited to join us for Fiestas Patrias STL 2019, the annual celebration of Mexican Independence Day on Cherokee Street. This year’s festival will be held on Cherokee Street between Iowa and Nebraska on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 12pm to 10pm. As the hosts of Fiestas Patrias STL, we at Latinos en Axión STL (LEA) look forward to featuring Cherokee Street's favorite vendors and entertainers in a celebration of Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain in 1810. With your help, we look forward to transforming the Cherokee Latino District into the prominent cultural epicenter of Saint Louis that it deserves to be. Latinos en Axión StL began Fiestas Patrias as a means to build awareness and recognition of the vibrant Mexican community residing in the St. Louis region by spotlighting our Mexican culture, food, traditions, and history. " From noon to 10pm.
"Hop Shoppin' is the 3rd collaboration project from Saint Louis Hop Shop brewed and canned at rockwell beer company. This resinous and dry hopped IPA is loaded with 5 different hop varieties, 77 IBUs, & 7.5% ABV. We're excited to release our first dank dry hopped IPA! This will EXCLUSIVELY be sold TO-GO while supplies last. Presales for Hop Shoppin' ARE NOW OPEN at shop.saintlouishopshop.com 🍻 Head over and get yourself a couple holds! We're releasing Hop Shoppin' in package here at the Saint Louis Hop Shop to the public Saturday at OPEN. We will also be pouring Hop Shoppin' on draft for the evening. Looking forward to breaking this super juicy IPA right in time to close out your summer to. Grab a pour on draft or take some home with you. Look forward to seeing you Saturday 9/14 for the release of Saint Louis Hop Shop & rockwell beer company collab Hop Shoppin'!" From noon to 10pm.
"It's six months until the big day! Celebrate with us at Pat's and enjoy fantastic Irish music, free Jameson Irish Whiskey samples, and get your face printed on a pint of Guinness... Yep, the Irish can do that now, too! Plus enjoy $5 specials on Jameson and Guinness all night." From 6 to 10pm.
Enjoy a special brunch from up-and-coming chef Nico Shumpert. The menu includes a sweet potato biscuit with whipped honey butter; peanut butter and jelly cinnamon roll; duck confit and cornmeal waffles with blackberry-habanero syrup; a breakfast salad with candied bacon, roasted sweet potatoes, peppadew peppers and a soft-boil egg; and a crustless quiche with charred Brussels sprouts and caramelized onions. From 11am to 3pm.
"Sub Zero Vodka Bar is turning 15! Join us for a fun-filled day of celebration featuring some of your favorite vodka brands, plus hourly raffle prizes, drink specials, a DJ and an ice luge with shots of our very own Sub Zero Vodka! Thank you to our generous sponsors, Belvedere Vodka, EFFEN Vodka, New Amsterdam Vodka, Pearl Vodka, Pinnacle Vodka, Smirnoff and Tito's Handmade Vodka." From 4 to 10pm.
"33 is excited to announce the next dinner in our Dorm Room Dinner pop-up series. Executive Chef Matt Wynn of Taste cocktail bar in the CWE will be our guest chef for the night, preparing a five course dinner for you. For those of you unfamiliar with the Dorm Room Dinners, it is a running pop-up dinner series that 33 Wine Shop & Bar has been hosting for over ten years. 33 invites local chef's to do a pop-up dinner at the bar. We call it a Dorm Room Dinner because 33 does not have a full kitchen and chefs are challenged to prepare a five course meal using our "dorm room" like facilities. Our chef friends always have a great time cooking for our guests." From 5 to 8pm.
"In its 22nd year, Chefs in a Garden, brought to you by Gateway Greening, will bring in talented St. Louis chefs who will prepare a masterpiece of tasting plates from local ingredients to share with attendees. The event will celebrate our mission of building community through a garden, teaching families to grow their own food, and empowering the next generation of gardeners." From 6 to 9pm. Tickets are $150, available here.