Weekly Porch: Area Activities, September 27-October 7, 2018

Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.

Fox Park Neighborhood Meeting

Thursday, September 27 at 7-9 pm, Nexcore, 2631 Gravois

Last meeting to renew your membership, or join, to be able to vote in the elections at the November Meeting & Potluck. This meeting — bring a snack, bring a drink, BRING YOU! Everyone is welcome to attend. Facebook Invite

RVSTL Rehabbers Club Contractor Expo - POSTPONED

Saturday, September 29 at 10 am - 12 pm, Habitat for Humanity Restore, 3830 S. Grand

St. Louis Rehabbers, we heard you! Contractor recommendations are always the hottest topic on our listserve, and now we've taken the recommendations one step further, by offering the chance to meet a number of our favorite contractors, Live and In-Person! Admission to attend the EXPO is free, but you'll need a ticket. Eventbrite

So Fresh So clean So Creative Southside St Louis

Saturday, September 29 at 10 am – 3 pm, 3353 California

So Fresh So Clean So Creative Southside St Louis and Gravois Park Neighborhood Association will have an alley clean up! There will be a dumpster located along the street of Gravois Park so we can dispose of large items. Please come out and help as volunteers come out to clean up our neighborhood! Facebook Invite

Roosevelt High School Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, September 29 at 11 am - 1 pm, Roosevelt High School, parking lot on Compton at Juniata

Grills and games provided (courtesy of our friends at August Gate). You just need to bring something to throw upon said grill! The game is at 1 PM ($4 at the gate).

Common Sound Festival

Saturday, September 29 at 1-6 pm, Marquette Park, Compton at Gasconade

The Common Sound Festival is produced by Dutchtown South Community Corporation and features FREE professional dance workshops, great performers, food and craft vendors and DJs playing all afternoon. Come on down to Marquette Park for a day full of fun with your neighbors! Facebook Invite

The Factory Fashion Show and Night Market: Fall 2018

Saturday, September 29 at 6-11 pm, Koken Art Factory, 2500 Ohio

The Factory will introduce 5 NEW designers, all living and working in St. Louis, showcasing unseen collections. Designers:RAGE ROSS by Kelsy Ross, REFASH STUDIOS by Kelley Boster, LB DESIGNS by Lenora Brown, FREE TO ROME by Julian Hall, ANNA LEIGH by Anna Heinold, and MAANG by Yasi Fayal. The night market will bring back some of past seasons vendors with a number of new names and faces.6-11 PM: NIGHT MARKET (free to the public); 8-9 PM: FASHION SHOW (ticket holders) Facebook Invite

Music in Fox Park with Andrew and the Dolls

Saturday, September 29 at 7-10 pm, Fox Park, Shenandoah

Enjoy a music-filled evening with your neighbors, friends and family! Join us for Music in Fox Park with Andrew & the Dolls, a St. Louis based trio offering original Indie Folk with a touch of Americana. Admission is free, but bring your own chairs or blankets, food and refreshments. See you in the park! Facebook Invite

Gravois Park Trash Pickup and Social Hour

Sundays from 9:30-10:30 am, Gravois Park, 3200 Potomac

Each Sunday, get to know your neighbors and help make YOUR neighborhood park a better place to play! We'll pick up litter in and around the park while talking and getting to know each other.

Sip and Shop at Nexcore

Sunday, September 30 at 11 am - 3 pm, Nexcore, 2631 Gravois

Pop up Shop at Nexcore! Please join us for an afternoon of fun as we support our local entrepreneurs. Light refreshments and wine will be served! Eventbrite

McKinley Heights National Night Out

Facebook Invite

St. Louis Regional Night Out - Benton Park West

Tuesday, October 2 at 6- 8 pm, Our Neighborhood Garden, 2800 Wyoming

Benton Park West invites all neighbors to come to Our Neighborhood Garden (Wyoming at California) as we will grill hot dogs along with games and other fun. The Oreo Cookie Stacking Contest returns! This is a chance to get to know your neighbors a little better in a strictly social setting. Bring your lawn chairs and have fun getting to know your neighbors! BYOB. For more info, please visit our Events Page or the Facebook Invite.