Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: July 6-8



Friday (July 6):

ArtDTour @ The Sheldon With local artists as tour guides, guests explore Gateway Gallery, Craft Alliance, Soulard Art Market Gallery and more, starting off with refreshments at The Sheldon. $20-35. Purchase tickets through the Art Dimensions Web site. 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Grilling University: Chicken and Pork 101 @ Kitchen Conservatory This hands-on class will create dishes together like grilled chicken under a brick with cherry-beer barbecue sauce, blackberry grlled pork tenderloin and Asian-style Cornish hens. $60 per person. Register online at the Kitchen Conservatory Web site. 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Outdoor Film Series @ St. Louis Art Museum Get a glimpse of Monty Python and the Holy Grail on a big screen while snacking on eats from food trucks like Seoul Taco, Lulu's Local Eatery and Sarah's Cake Stop during this summer film series sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum on Art Hill. Admission is free every Friday in July. 7 p.m.; film screens at 9 p.m.

Bye Bye Liver @ Maggie O'Brien's Drink-themed sketches and participatory comedy prevail during this regularly featured production. Purchase tickets via the Bye Bye Liver Web site. 9 p.m.

Saturday (July 7):

Beerfest @ 2nd Shift Brewing; New Haven, MO Sip on beers from twenty-three different breweries at this outdoor fest. Tickets are $25 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets and $30 the day of the event. 12 to 4 p.m.

Feast Your Eyes @ Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Chef Ivy Magruder of Vin de Set prepares an art-inspired tasting using locally sourced produce from EarthDance Farms to coincide a tour of current art exhibitions. $5. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Sunday (July 8):

14th Annual World Largest Catsup Bottle Festival @ American Legion Post 365; Collinsville, IL Hot dog eating contests, ketchup tastings, food vendors, craft booths, pony rides and live music abound during this annual party. Admission is free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cafe Flora brunch @ Missouri Botanical Garden Enjoy a la carte brunch items at the Spink Pavillion, with a view of the reflecting pools. Call 314-577-0200 for reservations. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Trailnet Day at the Ballpark @ Busch Stadium Snack on a hot dog and sip on soda while seeing the Cardinals go up against the Miami Marlins. $25, includes aforementioned snacks. Call 314-436-1324 ext. 103 for a ticket. 1:15 p.m.

Prix Fixe Meal @ Duff's To celebrate 40 years in business, Duff's offers a three-course prix fixe dinner from its menu offerings for only $19.72. Call 314-361-0522 for reservations. Friday, July 6, through Sunday, July 8 from 4:30 p.m. to close.

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