Ten Best Food Events this Weekend: July 8-10


  • City of Maplewood

Friday (July 8): Let Them Eat Art @ Historic Downtown Maplewood Maplewood's tribute to Bastille Day features 50 venues including Schlafly Bottleworks, Acero, Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar full of artists, entertainers and musicians. Have your art and eat out, too! 6 to 11 p.m.

Dr. No Movie Night @ The Vino Gallery Special prizes and offers are available to people who show up in their best Bond-style attire. Martinis are available -- shaken, not stirred, of course. RSVP by calling 314-932-5665. $5 includes admission, wine tasting and snacks. 6 to 9 p.m. Breakfast at Tiffany's movie showing @ St. Louis Art Museum Head over to Art Hill for a romantic picnic-themed evening and showing of a classic movie. Free. 9 p.m.

5th Annual Free Viviano Wine Tasting @ Fortel's Pizza Den in Creve Couer Enjoy entertainment from the Tony Viviano Band in the outdoor courtyard while getting your grub on with Fortel's fare and wine tasting from Viviano Wines of the Hill. Free admission. 6 to 10 p.m.

Saturday (July 9):

Saturday Drafternoon @ The Stable Afternoon deals include $3 New Belgium beers and other select pints, build-your-own-pizza starting at $3.95 and a selection of board games for your perusal. Every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Make Your Own Ice Cream Sandwiches Class @ Whole Foods-Town and Country Join the Whole Foods bakery department and make your own ice cream sandwich using chocolate chip cookies, ice cream and a variety of candies for decorations. Free. No reservations required. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fifth Annual Indie Rock Ice Cream Social @ The Firebird Serendipity Ice Cream provides ice cream for this yearly event. The musical lineup features JC Brooks & Uptown Sound, Breaks and Bear Hive and music spun by KDHX DJ Chris Bay. $10. 7:30 p.m.

Sunday (July 10):

World's Largest Catsup Bottle Fest Get your fill of catsup and check out a car show, children's pageant and more while you're at it. Free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cajun Invasion @ Stone Hill Winery Festivities include live music from Ed Gary and the Louisiana Cajun Aces, dancing, 27 options of wine, and Cajun food including the likes of catfish and jambalaya. $12 for a adult day pass for the pavillion; $2 for children. Friday from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m.

Later hours @ The Fountain on Locust The Fountain recently expanded its menu to include more than 50 different ice cream martinis, retro cocktails and adult ice cream pairings. Hours have been extended for the summer accordingly. Stop by after a night out to try a new alcoholic ice cream-filled concoction. Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Sundays noon to 10 p.m.

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