Annual Historic Shaw Art Fair (October 6 – 8) – Check out art from 135 exhibitors as you stroll along the Historic Shaw district at the Shaw Art Fair Oct. 4 and 5. This fair has been happening since 1993! Come admire the surrounding architecture, walk your dog, enjoy fare from food vendors and bring the kids for fun in the activity tent. Proceeds benefit the Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association. http://shawstlouis.org/attractions-amenities/historic-shaw-art-fair/
Best of Missouri Market (October 6 – 8) – More than 130 Missouri food producers and craftsmen gather to offer fresh produce, baked goods, fresh and dried flowers, herbs, handcrafted items, baskets, wooden toys, custom jewelry and more. Features live music and a Kids Corner. Admission and times at http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/things-to-do/events/signature-events/best-of-missouri-market.aspx
Grove Fest (October 7 ) - Grove Fest, the fun, independent, wild, eclectic yearly festival in STL’s Grove neighborhood will return for its 12th year this October 7th.This family friendly event will feature a kids zone, street performers, live music, and amazing food and drinks from local Grove businesses. Stop by and help paint the 12th annual paint-by-numbers outdoor wall mural, a Grove Fest tradition. Time and more information at http://thegrovestl.com/grove-fest/.
Harvest Festival (October 21) - The Harvest Festival is a celebration of the changing seasons at Laumeier Sculpture Park. More than 3,500 patrons attend Sauce Magazine‘s annual event featuring fall foods and beverages from St. Louis’ top restaurants, a farmers market, locally made arts and crafts, live music and more on the Park grounds. For more information, visit laumeiersculpturepark.org.