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It’s basically spring! Well, close enough. We’ll just pretend there wasn’t a blizzard here the other day. On the plus side, there are a few cool events going on this weekend, especially if you’re like us and you’re very classy and enjoy the symphony. If that’s not your thing, you can watch some SEC basketball or drink beer to benefit cats.
SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament
Thursday-Sunday at the Scottrade Center
The 2018 Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament makes its debut in the Gateway City. You should go.
A Night of Symphonic Hip Hop featuring Wyclef Jean
Friday, March 9 at Powell Symphony Hall
Grammy Award-winning singer, rapper, and “hip hop guitarist” Wyclef Jean (The Fugees) performs his hits spanning three decades with the SLSO.
Friday-Saturday at the Funny Bone
“Cap” has been making stand up audiences laugh for well over a decade now, with a résumé that includes work on ‘Chelsea Lately’ and a Netflix special. You’ll recognize him when you see him.
RFT Mac & Cheese Throwdown
Saturday, March 10 at The Moto Museum
Enjoy endless amounts of mac n’ cheese and bottomless craft beer and cocktails at RFT’s 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Throwdown!
Saturday, March 10 at the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex
It’s the first annual Chesterfield Shamrock run! There will be live music, green beer, and all sorts of other family-friendly fun.
Ehnes Plays Saint-Saëns
Saturday-Sunday at Powell Hall
Violinist James Ehnes returns to the SLSO to astound with Saint-Saëns’ ‘Violin Concerto No. 3,’ a tour-de-force culminating in a grandiose finale.
Ales for Tails Beer Festival
Saturday, March 10 at the American Czech Educational Center
Enjoy live music, tasty snacks, and lots of craft, microbrew, and homebrew beer at the Second Annual Ales for Tails Beer Festival. All proceeds benefit Tenth Life Cat Rescue and Needy Paws Dog Rescue.
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