Top 5 events in St. Louis this weekend: April 23–25
Kirkwood Performing Arts Center First Pop-Up Exhibition | April 24th
In this first biannual pop-up exhibition, the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center opens its doors to 25 local artists, including Chris Mouser, Makenna Burton, Erin Pazderka, Candace Hyams, and Francine Martin. The exhibit is located in KPAC’s newly built space near downtown Kirkwood. Free admission. The doors open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kirkwood Performing Arts Center, 210 E. Monroe.
origamiby doinggarden | April 17th to October 10th
The Missouri Botanical Garden serves as a beautiful backdrop for 18 large-format sculptures by Santa Fe artists Jennifer and Kevin Box. The sculptures tell the story or origami through metal, lost wax casting and manufacturing. Exhibit with entry to the garden included. Missouri Botanical Gardens, 4344 Shaw.
Sourcing: A Marketplace for Female Brands | April 25
On Sunday, City Foundry’s main street turns into a market full of female vendors. The event will feature 40 local women-owned brands, music from DJ Nico Marie and food from Balkan Treat Box. Free admission. Noon – 4 p.m. City Foundry, 3700 Forest Park.
MADE in the foundry | March 12th to May 21st
A partnership between MADE Maker Space and Foundry Art Center, this exhibition is a compilation of works that stem from connections between creative disciplines. Free admission. Foundry Arts Center, 520 N. Main Center, St. Charles.
Sixth Annual Country Craft Festival | April 24th to 25th
This annual, open-air craft fair at the Thomas Sappington House Museum in Crestwood features antiques, books, jewelry, gardening and home decor, and kid-friendly craft activities. The two day festival also features food and music. Free admission. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sat and Sun. Sappington House, 1015 S. Sappington.