Maplewood’s upcoming “Let Them Eat Art” event, and several of its restaurants have been featured in the media lately. The 10th annual “Let Them Eat Art,” featuring 32 Maplewood businesses, is Friday — it’s been previewed around town:
St. Louis Magazine included Let Them Eat Art in a list of the top 10 things to do in July. It’s Friday, July 10. St.
This year’s Let them Eat Art, Maplewood’s “Whimsical Tribute to Bastille Day” on Friday July 10 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., will offer a special parade. A parade of the St. Louis 250 Cakes, courtesy of STL 250 Cakelovers, will kick off the fun with a parade of cakes down Sutton Boulevard at 6:30 p.m. Following the parade — “Cake Walk to Cake Land” — the cakes, along with the artists, will be displayed along Sutton Boulevard and other Maplewood spots. The idea is to get the public to interact with the artist, said Francine Case, owner of St. Louis 250 Cake Lovers.
Maplewood’s ninth annual Let Them Eat Art, a “whimsical tribute to Bastille Day” is Friday from 6 to 11 p.m.
The self-guided tour through historic downtown Maplewood offers something for everyone, according the city’s website. It’s “somewhere between Mardi Gras and the Christmas Tree Walk.” Sutton Boulevard will be closed from Manchester Road to Hazel Avenue. Below is what is planned. See all the details on the Maplewood city website.
A Maplewood antiques business will celebrate its first anniversary at their new location on the upcoming Let Them Eat Art, Maplewood’s self-guided tour through its downtown, featuring local art, music and food. Roots moved from Sutton Boulevard several blocks south of Manchester Road to its current location, at 7328 Manchester, opening on the very busy day in Maplewood. Co-owner Nancy Kassabaum (along with her sisters, Patti Brightfield and Penny Dreyer) were “dumbfounded” by the crowds, Kassabaum said. “The effect of opening on that day was jaw-dropping,” she said. “Having been down on Sutton, we had our customers that came down to us for those events, but we didn’t have any of the walk-in traffic.