Meghan Christina Blase and Charles Brian Flynn
Grown-ups can be kids again at St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s inaugural nontraditional gala, Play Date. Guests are invited to forgo the usual cocktail attire and don colorful, creative and comfortable wear for the interactive evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22 at St. Louis Union Station. “It’s an adult night out inspired by kids,” explains Annie Geile, event chair and board member of Friends of St. Louis Children’s Hospital. “It ties back to the whole goal of Children’s—which is to let kids be kids.”
You’ve worked hard building your career, raising your children and accumulating assets. Now, you’re entering into a second marriage…Should a prenuptial agreement be part of the equation to protect these important parts of your life?
Need a lift to the North Pole this holiday season? For the first time ever, The Polar Express Train Ride is coming to town, departing from St. Louis Union Station beginning in late November.
KATE & COMPANY
This enchanted fall event at a private home offered guests a popcorn bar, Champagne bar, fall-infused eats and treats, and lavish entertainment.
PEABODY OPERA HOUSE
Whether you need to schedule a small power meeting or a large presentation for hundreds of guests, Peabody Opera House has everything you need to make your fall event a success.
THE CORONADO BALLROOM
From a fall-themed gala in the Grand Ballroom to an Italian Renaissance anniversary dinner in the Grand Lobby, the stunning Coronado Ballroom focuses on specialty dining and exquisite service.
SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM
The beautiful Beaux Arts architecture and world-renowned artwork in Saint Louis Art Museum’s Sculpture Hall form the perfect combination to wow your guests this fall.
PALLADIUM SAINT LOUIS
Set your scene this fall with Palladium Saint Louis' customizable LED lighting in a warm amber, a punch of color with an autumnal napkin, and seasonal cuisine courtesy of Butler’s Pantry.
Thrill your guests this autumn with the rare chance to dine amidst breathtaking ornate architecture on the Fox Theatre stage.
When entertaining at home, don’t fret about providing dinner and entertainment—a local company says the two can be one and the same. Instead of hiring a caterer to serve a buffet meal or passed snacks during your at-home event, take your gathering to the next level with an in-home chef and small plates customized for your guests, suggests the staff at Butler's Pantry.
From elegant ballrooms and historic spaces to modern backdrops, St. Louis has the perfect place for your special autumn event. This coming season, your guests will surely fall for one of these luxurious venues.
The head of the class...For the second year in a row, Ladue Horton Watkins High School is the top-rated high school in Missouri, according to a nationwide annual ranking.
St. Louis Craft Spirits & Cocktail Week begins on Saturday, Sept. 13, with The Classic Cocktail Party in Lafayette Square Park from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring a variety of local spirits and cocktails. The week wraps up on Sunday, Sept. 21, with Punch in the Park, also in Lafayette Square Park, hosted by the St. Louis chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild. The event will include barbecue by BBQ ASAP and punches from a variety of local bars. In between these two stellar events, there will be all manner of tastings, tours, happy hours and more. For additional info, check out the event Facebook page at facebook.com/StLouisCraftSpiritsCocktailWeek.
With autumn comes a plethora of outdoor beauty; so, when decorating inside your home, drawing inspiration from the flora and fauna of the season is only natural. We asked the experts to share a few tips about incorporating blooms into your home.
The Ladue News Show House has become an autumn tradition, with society types, architecture aficionados and design-lovers alike awaiting the reveal. We are pleased to announce 34 Briarcliff in Ladue as the 2014 Ladue News Show House.
Story: Four musical vignettes peek at the private lives behind the public personae of several wives of American presidents, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Truman, Mamie Eisenhower and Jackie Kennedy.
Arrangement by Ken Miesners
Arrangement by B. Davis Design
Summer is over—maybe not according to the calendar; but according to the cineplex, it is.
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