Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Holiday Happenings Surround Us

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Holiday Happenings Surround Us

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The pace of Christmas happenings around the St. Louis area is quickening. Following is a listing of some of those coming up:

Holiday Family Story Night will feature storytellers, music and refreshments at 7 tonight at the R-9 Community Center, 319 Sappington Barracks Road, Lemay. Admission: $3 adults, $2 children; benefits restoration of Jefferson Barracks Historic Park.

The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce will sponsor "Winter Holiday at Faust Park" from 6:30-9:30 tonight. The event will feature a carriage ride and dinner. Cost: $35 a person.

The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the Carousel and the St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department will present a candlelight tour of Faust Village buildings in Faust Park. From 5-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at door, with children under 3 free.

Breakfast With Santa at the St. Louis Zoo will have seatings at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission: $8.

Christmas Craft and Boutique Show opens Saturday at the Gen. Daniel Bissell House in Bellefontaine Neighbors. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission $2 weekends, $1 weekdays.

"Holidays Around the World" exhibit opens Sunday at the Arch Museum with music, dance and lighting of the tree; hours 1-4 p.m.Free.

Christmas concert by Pieces of 8, an a cappella ensemble, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Tyler Place Presbyterian Church, 2109 South Spring Avenue. Tickets $6 and $8; half of proceeds benefits St. Louis Effort for AIDS and Cornerstone Early Learning Center.

Handel's "Messiah" Sing-Along Concert with combined choirs of Second Baptist Church and Samuel United Church of Christ and soloists, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Second Baptist, Clayton and McKnight roads, Ladue.

"Christmas of the Nations," sponsored by the Concordia Historical Institute, will demonstrate how the Christmas feast is celebrated by various cultures around the world. From 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Concordia Seminary, 801 DeMun Avenue, Clayton. Free. Carillon music and chapel tours.

Area business people will take part in Santa's "Most Wanted" list from 11:30 a. …

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