Strange Folk: More than 150 vendors from around the country purveying indie crafts from jewelry to one-of-a-kind stuffed animals to unique leather masks, as well as assorted foodstuffs. Sat., Sept. 24; Sun., Sept. 25, free admission. O'Fallon Community Park, 401 E. Fifth St., O'Fallon, www.strangefolkfestival.com.
More weekend art happenings after the jump...
33 September: New work by 33 local artists. Fri., Sept. 23, 5:30-10 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free admission, www.myslart.org. Old Orchard Art Gallery, 37 S. Old Orchard, Webster Groves.
Adrian Kellard: The Learned Art of Compassion: Selected works by American painter Adrian Kellard. Opening reception from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Starting Sept. 25, Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 11, free. Saint Louis University-Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA), 3700 West Pine Mall, St. Louis, 314-977-7170, mocra.slu.edu.
Art Fair on the Meadows: Sat., Sept. 24, 10 a.m.; Sun., Sept. 25, 10 a.m., www.artfaironthemeadows.com. The Meadows of Lake St. Louis, 20 Meadows Circle Drive, Lake St. Louis, 636-695-2626, www.themeadowsatlsl.com.
Celebration of the Creative Art Fair: Art fair with live music and kids activities. Sun., Sept. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free admission, www.ofallon.mo.us. Fort Zumwalt Park, Jessup Dr. and Veterans Memorial Pkwy., O'Fallon.
Christopher Day: Images of Passages: The show features paintings by Christopher Day, representing his body of work for his graduate thesis. Opening reception is Friday, September 23 from 6-8 p.m. Through Oct. 14, Free. St. Louis Community College-Forest Park-Gallery of Art, 5600 Oakland Ave. (Library Bldg), St. Louis, 314-644-9231, www.stlcc.edu.
Ellen Fein Rosenbaum: Functional Architecture: Photographs of our architectural environment. Closing reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23. Through Sept. 23, free. Webster University May Photography Gallery, 8300 Big Bend Blvd. (2nd Fl., Sverdrup Bldg.), Saint Louis, 314-961-2660, www.webster.edu/maygallery.
Glass Galore Art show: St. Louis Lampwork Society show and sale of glass beads, jewelry, fused work and glass art. Sat., Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $2 admission, www.stlouisbead.org. Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Rd., Kirkwood.
SLU Faculty Art Exhibition: Opening reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23. Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through Oct. 22, free. Saint Louis University-Boileau Hall, 38 Vandeventer Ave., St. Louis.
Textile Variations/New Directions: The works of ten textile artists utilizing dyes, paints, image transfers, silkscreens, stamping, stitching and text. Through Nov. 6, Free. Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-863-5811, www.art-stl.com.