Best Bets: Sept. 24-30


WHAT:  “Disney on Ice:  Let’s Celebrate”

WHEN:  Sept. 24-27 – 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday

WHERE:  Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave.

HOW MUCH:  $10-$67

THE 411:  Join Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and a host of other Disney characters for a medley of performances centered on holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe.

MORE INFO:  314-997-5000 or


WHAT:  Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival

WHEN:  6 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday

WHERE:  Stephens Lake Park, Columbia, Mo.

HOW MUCH:  $125 for weekend pass, $49.50 for Friday night and Sunday, $65 Saturday; VIP packages start at $275

THE 411:  It’s worth a road trip for this stellar festival, with a lineup that includes Lucinda Williams,  Brandi Carlile,  Dr. John,  Dwight Yoakam,  Junior Brown,  Buddy Guy,  Irma Thomas,  Robert Cray,  Justin Townes Earle,  Rebirth Brass Band,  Tab Benoit and many more.  Food and drink are available on the grounds.



WHAT:  An Evening with David Grossman, recipient of the 2015 St. Louis Literary Award

WHEN:  7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30

WHERE:  Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd.

HOW MUCH:  Free for award event; $50 for 8:30 drinks and dessert reception that follows in the Public Media Commons between the Nine Network (KETC-TV) and St. Louis Public Radio, 3653 Olive St., behind the Sheldon 

THE 411:  The St. Louis University Library Associates will present the 2015 St. Louis Literary Award to celebrated Israeli author David Grossman.

MORE INFO:  314-977-3100 or email [email protected].