10 things to do this month in St. Louis

1. Folk-pop singer-songwriter Noah Kahan is headed back to St. Louis on his Stick Season tour, which takes its name from the artist’s smash hit album. June 4. Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, noahkahan.com.

2. Learn to live sustainably at the Green Living Festival. The festival is included with regular admission to the Missouri Botanical Garden and offers family-friendly activities, workshops, and tours for all ages. June 1. Missouri Botanical Garden, mobot.org.

3. The historic Soulard neighborhood celebrates Juneteenth with live entertainment, food, and vendors. This third annual event, hosted by Neighbors Impacting Communities, invites all to Soulard for a daylong celebration of St. Louis’ Black community. June 15. Soulard Park, nicstlmo.org.

4. Colorful outfits and banners will light up the St. Louis Grand Pride Parade, which takes over Market Street this June. Attendees can enjoy local vendors, showcases from members of the LGBTQ+ community, and food from a variety of nearby stands. June 30. Downtown St. Louis, pridestl.org.

5. Witness the Blue Angels in flight at the annual Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and STEM Expo. The two-day event invites anyone who is interested in the science of flight to get an up-close look at modern and historic aircraft. June 8 & 9. Spirit of St. Louis Airport, spirit-airshow.com.

6. Explore treasures from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s collection of Spanish colonial works at Art and Imagination in Spanish America, 1500–1800: Highlights from LACMA’s Collection. Be sure to stop by on June 21 for a free public preview, with drinks and live entertainment in the museum’s Sculpture Hall. June 22–September 1. Saint Louis Art Museum, slam.org.

7. Head to The Griot Museum of Black History this month to see the new exhibit Lift Every Voice, featuring 15 hooked rugs inspired by Elizabeth Catlett’s 1947 I Am the Black Woman series. Guest curator Maddy Fraioli will be on hand on June 8 to discuss how the intricate textiles were created. June 8–August 17. The Griot Museum of Black History, thegriotmuseum.com.

8. See the famous SUE without making the trip to Chicago when SUE: The T. rex Experience arrives at the Saint Louis Science Center this month. The immersive experience includes casts of the prehistoric predator and her nemesis, the Triceratops, as well as multimedia experiences exploring SUE’s world and paleontology. Opens June 8. Saint Louis Science Center, slsc.org.

9. Experience the life of a groundbreaking scientist through the music of Philip Glass when Galileo Galilei hits the mainstage at Loretto-Hilton Center. The opera is the final production of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ festival season, which also includes The Barber of Seville, La bohème, and Julius Caesar. June 15–29. Loretto-Hilton Center, opera-stl.org.

10. Visit the city of Kimmswick during the first weekend in June to enjoy the Strawberry Festival, a two-day celebration of the bright-red berries that draws more than 40,000 people to the tiny town. Wander the booths of more than 100 food and craft vendors, sample fair foods and strawberry treats, and don’t forget to pick up a jar of “The Famous Kimmswick Strawberry Jam.” June 1 & 2. Kimmswick, gokimmswick.com.

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