Sunday, November 25, 2012
Pedestrians strolled the Tilles Park Winter Wonderwalk this weekend for a preview of Winter Wonderland, which opens on Wednesday.
Winter Wonderland, the million-light holiday display in Tilles Park, opens on Wednesday for the 27th annual showing this year. Pedestrians got a sneak preview this weekend, and food trucks provided fuel for the exercise. The drive-through, by car or horse-drawn carriage, opens Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. and runs through Jan. 1. It's closed Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Saturdays are reserved for carriage rides only. The following information is from the St. Louis County Parks Department. Admission Fees: No reservations are needed. Pay your admission when you leave. Directions: Winter Wonderland - Tilles Park 9551 Litzinger Road St. Louis, MO 63124. All traffic to Winter Wonderland must enter from south bound McKnight Road. From Interstate…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Walk through the annual holiday light extravaganza before it opens to cars.
The 27th annual St. Louis County Parks Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park opens to the public Wednesday, Nov. 21, but patrons can experience the fun a week early at the Winter Wonderwalk. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Patrons can stroll through the park to view the million-plus holiday lights on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17-18 Winter Wonderwalk is $5 per person and strollers, wagons and dogs on a 6-foot leash are welcome. The walkthroughs will be held at the following times both nights: Advanced registration is required. Call 314-615-8822, 314-615-7373 or 314-615-5572. Food trucks will be available for food and drink purchases.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Chesterfield mom Kate Leslie and baby Evie do boot camp.
Whether a new mother is trying to shake off childbirth blues with exercise or just finding the time to get outside, workout and be healthy—it can be a dilemma with baby in tow. However, Darcy Zenker, 31, a Rock Hill resident (moving to Warson Woods soon) has solved that dilemma with mom and baby boot camp training. Zenker says she is a workout fanatic. She owns her own company Nowfitness. And she conducts boot camp training sessions for women all over St. Louis. Those women eager to regain their form flock to her each morning in a designated park. Every Monday and Wednesday, promptly at 9:30 a.m. you will find anywhere from a half-dozen women to a dozen, joining Zenker to run through a workout routine—like boot camp. No one leaves the park…