Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: Dec. 7-9
Lobster Festival @ Broadway Oyster Bar
Try out a special lobster menu accompanied by live music both evenings. Start off with some lobster bisque ($5.99) and work your way up to dishes such as lobster ceviche ($15.99) and twice baked lobster ($38.99). Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8.
Toys for Tots Drive @ Dunkin' Donuts
Head to the new opening of a DD at 4220 Telegraph Road for a Toys for Tots drive. Guests who drop off a new, unwrapped toy will receive a card redeemable for eight free medium coffees. Offer is good now through Dec. 17.
Saturday (Dec. 8):
Grinchmas @ Mokabe's Coffeehouse
The Grinch pays a visit to Mokabe's and Tower Grove Creamery. Get a photo and feed the kids with a special children's menu at Mokabe's and $1 children's sized ice cream at Tower Grove Creamery. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Kristkindl Markt @ Hermann Festhalle; Hermann, MO
Shop crafts, clothing, candles and wine while indulging in German food and the wine region's best. Admission is free. Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WinterFaire @ Urban Eats Cafe
Shop for indie arts and crafts and foodstuffs such as the ReTrailer Teas in indoor and outdoor booths. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Kringle Market @ Mount Pleasant Estates; Augusta, MO
This German Christmas market features handmade gifts, antiques, artwork and more. Admission is free. Noon to 6 p.m.
Gingerbread House classes @ Kitchen Conservatory
Make your own miniature winter wonderland. On Saturday, Dec. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m., kids ages 7 to 12 can create ultimate gingerbread houses. The class costs $40 per child. On Sunday, Dec. 9, an adult version of the course runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. for $50 a person. Call 314-862-2665 for details and registration.
Hanukkah Hullabaloo @ Off Broadway
DJ Goldie fries latkes on stage and spins plenty of hits alongside sets of live folk music and more. Admission is $8. 9 p.m.
Sunday (Dec. 9):
Christmas Traditions: A Clueless Christmas @ Grand Opera House; St. Charles, MO
This live comedy based on Clue features a dinner of tenderloin tips or breaded chicken with a side, dessert and drinks. $62.50 per person. Call 636-255-6155 for ticketing information. 5:30 p.m
Supper with Santa @ Butterfly House
Enjoy eats from The Old Spaghetti Factory along with a photo with Santa, a butterfly hunt night walk, face painting, ornament making, and cookies with hot chocolate. Admission costs $15 per adult and $18 for children. Register online via the Missouri Botanical Garden website. 4:30 to 7 p.m.
8021 Clayton Rd, Richmond Heights, MO
3606 Arsenal St., St. Louis, MO
3301 Meramec St., St. Louis, MO
311 N. Main St., St. Charles, MO
315 E. 1st St., Hermann, MO
5634 High St., Augusta, MO
15193 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, MO
3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, MO