Whether you’ve lived in St. Louis for years or just moved here, you won’t want to miss these iconic St. Louis spots! Join us, your fellow Micro students and postdocs, as we explore St. Louis.

We meet each Saturday at 11:00am, at the Farmstead Café, and either carpool or take the metro together.

New to public transit? Don’t sweat it! We will learn to use our Metro passes and about important stops together. Don’t forget to request your FREE metro pass here

Farmstead Café is located on the first floor of the McDonnell Pediatric Research Building (MPRB) at 4905 Children’s Pl St. Louis, MO 63110.

Fall 2021 Schedule:

Sept. 25th Tower Grove Farmers Market

With over 60 vendors we will be sure to find some tasty treats from donuts to vegan lattes to popsicles for your furry friends.

Student host: TBD

Learn more about vendors and what to expect here.

RSVP here

Oct. 2nd Boathouse in Forest Park

This week we will continue our exploring of Forest Park at the Boathouse. Those willing to brave the weather can rent a canoe or try their luck on a paddleboard. The rest of us can kick back and enjoy the view.

Student host: Bishan Bhattarai

Learn about rental options and the lunch menu here.

RSVP here

Oct. 9th Central West End

Restaurants, bistros, bars, shopping, live music, CWE has it all! Join us for some tasty treats as we explore the neighborhood in our backyard.

Student host: TBD

Can’t join in person? Explore the Central West End virtually here.

RSVP here

Oct. 16th St. Louis Zoo

Join us for a day full of lions, tigers, and bears. The St. Louis Zoo is located inside Forest Park and is home to over 12,000 animals, plus it’s free to explore!  

Student host: TBD

Can’t join in person? Explore the zoo virtually here.

RSVP here

Oct. 23th The Food of St. Louis

How do they toast ravioli? And what exactly is Provel cheese? All I know is gooey butter cake is delicious! This week join us for a special treat as we taste test iconic St. Louis dishes.

Student host: TBD

Can’t join in person? Try this recipe at home and be sure to send us pictures!

RSVP here

Nov. 6th Steinberg Skating

Nothing says winter like *trying* to skate. No matter your skill level we, hope you’ll join us for some laughs around the rink.

Student host: Bishan Bhattarai

RSVP here

Nov. 13th Art Hill

Join us for one of the oldest and coldest traditions in St. Louis. Fingers crossed for some snow! No snow yet? That’s ok! The Museum has plenty to offer.

Student host: TBD

RSVP here

We will work hard to ensure this website is up to date, however make sure to connect with the student host if you have any questions.

Have a spot for us to add to our list? Want to be a student host? Direct all questions and comments to Lauren Stevens at L.Stevens@wustl.edu