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Weekly Porch: Area Activities, November 15-25, 2018

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

Cherokee Street CID Public Meeting - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Thursday, November 15 at 5:30-6:30 pm at Artist Art, 2643 Cherokee

Cherokee Street CID (formerly Cherokee Street Business Association) Public Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm. All business owners, residents, property owners, and anyone with an interest in Cherokee are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting and Potluck

Thursday, November 15 at 7 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal

The November neighborhood meeting will be our annual potluck! We'll supply chicken, beverages, plates and utensils. You bring a salad, side dish, or dessert. We will hold a brief meeting during the dinner. We hope each of you meet neighbors and enjoy good conversation. All residents, business men and women, developers, landlords and other friends are welcome. Reminder, no neighborhood meeting in December. For more details, please visit our Events page or Facebook Invite.

Central Patrol Trivia Night

Friday, November 16 at 7 pm, Casa Loma Ballroom, 3345 Iowa

Why: To support the officers of the St. Louis City Police Department (Central Patrol Division) with: Officer of the Month Awards, Officer of the Year Awards, Training, Police Olympics, BBQs at the station, and Holiday Gifts. $200 Standard tables provide – Access to the event, setups, parking and fun! Contact information and Payment – P.O. Steven Ortbals – – 314-492-6504 Cell – Please call, text or email if questions, cash, check or credit card is accepted. We will come to you if needed to collect payment. For more info, please visit the Facebook Invite.

Weihnachtspyramide Art & Craft Fair

Saturday, November 17 at 10 am-5 pm, Intersect Arts Center, 3636 Texas

Intersect will be having a holiday show & sale in the Intersect Art Gallery through the month of December. Join us on Saturday Nov. 17 for the opening reception! Featuring art and crafts by local artists, goodies to eat and drink, a bonfire, live music, and more! Facebook Invite

Lutheran Development Group's Fall Festival

Saturday, November 17 at 12-4 pm, 3617 Texas

Join Lutheran Development Group for an afternoon of free food, live music, apple butter making, and more! 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.

in. Open to the public, bring your friends!

Black Owned Black Friday - Pop Up Market

Friday, November 23 at 2-6 pm, The Luminary, 2701 Cherokee

Black Owned Black Friday Pop Up Market is a curated shopping experience bringing together more than 20 Black makers, designers, and artists from St. Louis. Taking place on the Friday after Thanksgiving, this event connects new and established makers to a diverse community of shoppers who value craftsmanship and sustaining our local economy.

Small Business Saturday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, November 24 at 4:30 pm, Ritz Park, 3147 S. Grand

Join South Grand on Small Business Saturday by supporting our small local businesses and end the day with our annual tree lighting in the Ritz Park. 4:30 PM S'mores and hot coco is provided throughout event. 4:45 PM Carolers, 5:00 PM Tree Lighting, 5:30 PM Carolers, 6:00PM Conclude. Facebook Invite


  • Fox Park Neighborhood Association Election Meeting and Community Potluck, Thursday, November 29 at 7-9 pm, Nexcor, 2631 Gravois

  • Print Bazaar on Cherokee, Saturday, December 1 at 10 am-6 pm, Cherokee

  • Flowers and Weeds' Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, December 1 at 10 am-6 pm, 3201 Cherokee

  • 35th Annual Cherokee Antique Row Cookie Spree, Saturday, December 1 at 11 am-4 pm, Cherokee (btwn Lemp and Jefferson)

  • Nebual's Free First Friday, Friday, December 7 at 10 am-4 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson

  • Second Saturdays: Gallery Walk, Saturday, December 8 at 6-10 pm, Cherokee

  • 3rd District Meeting, Thursday, December 13 at 7-8 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal


A special THANK YOU to The Porch sponsors:

As The Porch Review (BPW newsletter) is printed quarterly, we'll post upcoming activities on Thursdays through the "Weekly Porch." If there's an area activity that you'd like to have included, please send your activity details to

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