November 10: Steinberg Skating Rink’s Opening Day
Travel back in time with the Steinberg outdoor ice rink this weekend with 50-cent skate admission, the same price it was in 1957 when the rink opened. Steinberg is the largest outdoor rink in the Midwest, and it’s open all season—even on holidays. Skate rental is $6, cash only. 400 Jefferson. Forest Park.
November 10–12: Winter Jewels at the Butterfly House
Explore the Butterfly House as it transforms into an enchanted forest full of fairies and gnomes. The Butterfly House is full of jewel-toned butterflies for this special event. There will also be daily story times with local heroes, authors, mascots, animal friends, and more. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 15193 Olive. Faust Park.
November 11–12: Fairy Tale Tea at The Magic House
It’s tea time with Cinderella at The Magic House. Kids can dine on pastries and fruit while watching a live (and brief) production of Cinderella. Stick around after the play for a meet and greet with Cinderella, Prince Charming, and the Fairy Godmother. RSVPS are required, and spaces are filling up fast. $20 per person for non-members, $5 discount for members. 516 S. Kirkwood.
November 11–12: MAKEbreak at Michaels
Every weekend, Michaels craft stores host free (or almost free) classes for kids. This weekend, they’ll be making slime-filled Christmas ornaments on Saturday and teaching kiddos how to decorate a holiday-themed kindness rock on Sunday. All supplies are included. Parents only need to purchase a plastic ornament to hold the slime on Saturday. 1–3 p.m. Check your local Michaels store for details.
November 12: Old Webster Holiday Open House
Welcome the holiday season in historic Old Webster with free rides on trolleys and horse-drawn carriages. Kids can meet Santa for a photo op and stop at Yucandu Art Studio to make a variety of Christmas ornaments. The event is free. Ornament workshop ranges from $12–$22. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.