150 Fountain Lakes Blvd.
Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 947-0330
Fax: (636) 940-2876
Located in the city of St. Charles and opened in 2008 on the campus of the Lindenwood University, the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts is a sprawling venue that holds within it 3 sub-venues namely the Bezemes Family Theater, the Emerson Black Box Theater and the Boyle Family Gallery. The spaces are often used for media students and by those who desire to hire it for cultural or private events. Check the website for a list of upcoming events.
Housed inside the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, The Emerson Black Box Theater is a small theater that can seat about 150 to 250 people during a performance. Built with the idea of promoting more interaction among the stage artists and audience, the theater is ideal for experimental theatricals as well as concerts. Watching a performance at The Emerson Black Box Theater is like etching a fine memory. To know more about the place, check the website.
Conveniently located in Saint Charles County, the Family Arena is the venue for sports, music, comedy shows, concerts and even the circus. The arena is a huge venue for big-name acts from Weezer to LeAnn Rimes. The aim of Family Arena is to provide events and performances that will be appropriate and affordable for the entire family.
Hollywood Casino Perryville is the perfect place if you love gambling. Village People, Cash Wizard and other such games further add to the fun; the latest games are always available at this casino. Check website for details.
Harrah's Casino is home to two gaming centers: Player's Island Casino and the Mardi Gras Casino. These casinos have more or less the same games, but their hours are different. Try your luck at slot machines, blackjack and baccarat tables. If gaming does not suit you, you can enjoy Harrah's three bars, a buffet restaurant, a steakhouse and an entertainment center.
The Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre is one of St. Louis' most popular concert venues from May-October, as it is St. Louis' only outdoor concert venue. The amphitheater is located in Maryland Heights at the center of St. Louis County. It hosts a wide variety of shows, in styles ranging from rock and metal to R&B and oldies. The sound system is superior to other concert venues usually designed for sporting events. The sound comes through clear and beautiful, whether you are sitting in the front row or in the lawn seats at the back.
Westport Plaza is home to 15 restaurants, any of which would make a great place to go out for lunch or dinner. The plaza is busiest on weekday afternoons, when businesspeople come here for lunch. There are also several entertainment venues, including a comedy club, dance clubs, bars and a movie theater. Westport Plaza is predominantly an outside mall with several office towers and a concrete walkway lit by streetlamps. There are two Sheraton Hotels, plus a copy center and two tax centers.
Voted one of the Top-10 comedy clubs in the nation by USA Today, this branch of the Funny Bone Comedy Club was established in 1981 and is the first of the club's many locations throughout the states. The featured acts will have guests rolling with laughter and feeling proud to be a part of a club that donates part of its profits to charity. The seating capacity is 300 and guests must be 18 to enter. The walls are adorned with pictures of famous comedians. While no meals are served, customers will find a tasty appetizer or two. In addition to the selection of hot wings, chicken fingers, nachos and an awesome mini burrito, guests will find a selection of mixed drinks, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.
Stages St. Louis specializes in bringing classic, famous, and infamous musical theatre performances to adoring audiences. The talented actors, immaculate costumes, and incredible set design truly draw audiences into the stories, complete with the fervor and authenticity of the time in which the musicals were written. Tickets range in prices depending on seating in the large auditorium. Donations and sponsorship is always welcome to keep the amazing lively musical theatre alive and kicking. Stages is a great place to bring the family, spend an afternoon, or have a memorable first date. -Cathryn D. Blue
AMC Chesterfield 14 is a great place to go with the family, a date, or just to get away from it all and enjoy a night of entertainment. The highlight of this movie theater is the mega screen. The giant movie screen makes the audience feel like a part of the production, complete with surround sound and stadium seating. Theater rental is also available for private screenings and wheelchair accessibility enables anyone to enjoy the fun. See a movie at a discount during certain parts of the day. Call or check the website for details. -Cathryn D. Blue
Located at the University of Missouri St. Louis and designed by famous architect I.M. Pei, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center draws not only the college crowd but also those looking for culture, laughs, music and "edu-tainment." The center has a long line-up of great performances from opera to comedy, so check their website for the event calendar and special promotions.
Myseum is an entire complex dedicated to the education and recreation of children. It comprises of a playing space, science center and science museum. Through interactive exhibits, kids are taught about physical forces such as magnetism, friction and gravity and the various natural laws that govern our universe. Children enjoy unique experiences while interacting with exhibits like Opposing Magnets, Falling Washers, Shadow Wall and Light Writer and Digital Microscope. They also rediscover scientific principles while constructing flying objects and bridges, and have fun climbing ropes and walls. This science museum is also a popular venue for field trips and hosting kids' birthday parties.