July Fest, Electric Sky – New Food & Drink – City Nights: Alice In Wonderland

St. Louis — Celebrate the heart of summer in the the heart of the City with exciting special events and new all-American hot dogs at City Museum.



Who let the dogs out at City Museum? The Ready Go Dog Show crazy canine athletes love what they do and wow the crowd with their natural ability to fly through the air. The 25-minute show features world-class Frisbee dogs and the Big Air Box Jump, ending with a meet and greet for fans to get up close and personal with the four-legged stars of the show. July Fest snacks for purchase include sliders, hotdogs, and cheeseburgers along with ice cream, wine slushies, and more summer refreshers. A live DJ adds to the fun from 4 to 7 p.m. The Ready Go Dog Show takes place on the City Museum Rooftop. Get tickets online and save with combo packages.



7 TO 11 P.M.

For the first time, guests of all ages are invited to City Museum’s July 4 Electric Sky event with 360 view of fireworks all across the St. Louis skyline from the rooftop. Before the fireworks, ride the Ferris Wheel, slide and climb on the play spaces. Guests are invite to bring their own camp chairs and settle in for an evening of all-American fun. Music, craft projects, food and more surprises are in store throughout the night. Tickets include access to all of CIty Museum from 5 to 10 p.m, plus the Electric Sky event on the rooftop.

Space is limited and a separate Electric Sky ticket is required.


July 21

7 – 11 p.m.

Follow City Museum down the rabbit hole as the Rooftop is set aglow with neon mushrooms and dizzying adventures that only City Museum can provide.

Expect immersive projections, Alice-themed installations, music and food and drinks, including 4Hands 1220 Spirits sampling. This is a 21+ event. A separate City Nights ticket is needed to attend.


A new all-American treat is now on the menu at City Museum this summer Gourmet Hot Dogs are available at the attraction’s food outlets. And for dessert? Ice Cream Nachos.


Explore the unexpected. City Museum is a hundred-year-old warehouse in downtown St. Louis in which artists have repurposed the pieces of old cities to build miles of tunnels, slides, climbers, bridges, and castles. There are secret passages and grand galleries. Playgrounds and ball pits. A circus and a train. A rooftop school bus and a Ferris wheel. City Museum is an ever-evolving, always-thrilling, artist-built playground.


City Museum is located at 750 N. 16th St., St. Louis, MO 63103. City Museum is open seven days a week, Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.; 314-231-2489; @citymuseum

3 Ways To Cut Down On Travel Costs

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Travelling can often be an expensive process, even if you’re just going for a short vacation. For many people, it could prove too unaffordable for them. That doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to cut down on travel costs. By taking advantage of them, you could make your vacation more affordable than you’d think.

If you do it well enough, you could even afford a longer vacation than you otherwise would have. By using three ways to cut down on your costs, it’ll be easier to do than you’d think. You and your family will be vacationing in style before you even know it.

Cut Down On Travel Costs: 3 Top Options

1. Book Tickets In Advance

Booking tickets at the last minute often means you’ll end up paying quite a bit for your flights and any ticketed-activities. The easiest way to make this more affordable and cut down on travel costs is to book everything as early as possible. Prices will just go up the closer you get to your vacation time.

It could even avoid a lot of stress with the booking process, as you can rest assured there’ll be more than enough tickets available for you and everyone else going on the vacation.

2. Use Low-Cost Options

Speaking of flight tickets, it’s always worth looking for low-cost options as much as possible. You could be surprised by how much more affordable some airlines will be compared to others. It’s worth spending some time researching and comparing them before booking.

The same can be said for anything else you’ll need to pay for, such as finding the cheapest car rental possible. Putting a little time and effort into looking around for good-quality deals pays off more than you could think. It’s worth spending the time on.

3. Travel Off-Peak

Some times of the year are inherently more expensive than others, such during school holidays. If you want to cut down on travel costs, it’s worth making sure you avoid travelling during these times of the year. Off-peak seasons will be much more affordable, saving you much more money than you would’ve thought.

There’s also the fact there’ll usually be fewer people travelling during these times. If you’re visiting popular tourist locations, you shouldn’t have to deal with nearly as many crowds. It could also mean the price of various activities could be much lower than during the more popular times of the year.

Cut Down On Travel Costs: Wrapping Up

Most people want to cut down on travel costs, as they don’t want to spend an arm and a leg on their vacation. It often seems impossible to do, however. At a minimum, people believe they’ll have to stay in terrible hotels or hostels just to keep costs low.

That isn’t the case. Travelling during off-peak seasons, using low-cost options for everything you have to pay for, and booking your tickets well in advance all help with this. You’ll be vacationing in style without breaking the bank before you even know it.

Father’s Day Fun – All About My Dad Printable Activity

For the dad that juggles it all! Give back the gift of fun and celebrate Father’s Day by having your little ones show him why he’s the GREATEST dad on earth with this fun keepsake activity created by Ringling.

Print off one or as many copies as you want, even if you’re an adult it would be fun to fill one out for your dad too. I can guarantee he would appreciate it! Thank you Ringling for putting together a fun little activity for all ages!

4 Popular Cars That Give A Great Driving Experience

4 Popular Cars That Give A Great Driving Experience

Shopping for a new car is a significant step, but it can also be fun. You may be looking for a vehicle for many reasons beyond the usual. For instance, you may need one to make a rural drive a leisurely activity. On the other hand, a car that gives you the adrenaline rush of conquering a mountainous route will be preferable. Are you searching for a fresh set of wheels for a fun driving experience? The list below will give you the start you need.

  1. 2017 Ford Mustang GT

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The 2017 Ford Mustang GT has all of the nostalgic value of its predecessors and a slew of modern technology, including a 435-horsepower 5.0-liter V8 engine you can integrate into a standard 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. The V8 provides plenty of power and may be ordered as a coupe if you want a more fun alternative. Another incentive to choose this muscle vehicle is its freshly revamped interior, with high-quality leather and materials.

  1. 2016 Volvo V60 Polestar

There’s something revolutionary about sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds, especially in a station vehicle. Owing to this launch control highlight, the special 2016 Volvo V60 Polestar is a favorite for many car enthusiasts, especially in its Rebel Blue color. This sedan is also available in black, which may be more appealing for low-key everyday driving. This limited edition vehicle has a 3.0-liter turbo inline-6, 345-horsepower engine that produces 369 lb-ft of torque to all four wheels. It also has a 6-speed automatic gearbox with a manual shift option for quick shifts. It’s time to buckle the kids in and excite them.

  1. Volkswagen Up GTI

Performance vehicles have become increasingly powerful and speedy as tyre technologies and suspension research have advanced. However, these cars may not perform at their best on roads constrained by speed limits. With the Volkswagen Up GTI, you get the best of both worlds. This powerhouse’s modest 115hp 1.0-liter 3-cylinder supercharged engine makes it the perfect option if you want the best of both worlds. It offers pure wild fun, as you can navigate the light, small Up GTI over the roads while having a great time without exceeding 50mph. Thanks to the brand’s enormous product line, you can visit your local Volkswagen van dealership for an efficient model for your personal and commercial needs.

  1. 2016 Jeep Wrangler

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The 2016 Jeep Wrangler isn’t as fast as some other vehicles on the list, yet who wouldn’t want to keep driving when the roads vanish, and you have to forge your path through the wilderness? The Jeep Wrangler is unstoppable when crawling over boulders, navigating door-deep waterways, or sliding through a muddy landscape. The Wrangler is fun, regardless of whether you pick the 2-door or 4-door version, with numerous 4-wheel transmissions to choose from, high ground clearance, a tough suspension, and a convertible top. The Wrangler offers ample storage space, making it an excellent option for those with camping gear, sports equipment, or other bulky items. These features make the 2016 Jeep Wrangler a great choice for long, fun road trips.