⚡️ Celebrating the 4th across West County

👋 Good Morning, West County!

In today’s ⚡️ West County Pulse newsletter:

  • 🎆 4th of July celebrations guide

  • 🐶 Help rescue strays at Dierbergs

  • 🚗 Twin Oaks Car Show returns

Let’s jump into today’s newsletter!

Jared Michel


🇺🇸 Red, White & Boom: West County's July 4th Spectacular

West Newsmagazine has compiled a comprehensive guide to 4th of July celebrations happening throughout West County. From Chesterfield to Eureka, the guide features a variety of events including fireworks displays, parades, live music, and delicious food options. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly festival or a dazzling pyrotechnic show, this guide has you covered.

🐶 Dierbergs Shoppers Can Help Rescue Strays

Dierbergs Markets, Anheuser-Busch, and Mars Petcare have launched the annual "Be A Bud" campaign to support Stray Rescue of St. Louis. Until July 22, customers can donate at checkout or by purchasing select products. The non-profit rescues, rehabilitates, and rehomes stray animals in need, and 100% of donations will go towards their cause.

🏘️ Wildwood Firm to Create 40 Homes Near Hwy 141

Fenton is poised to welcome Hillcrest, a new residential development by Wildwood's Rezo House Buyers LLC. The Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Commission approved the project, which will bring 40 units of villas and townhomes to the area near Hwy. 141. With prices ranging from $325,000 to $350,000, these homes will offer a slice of Wildwood charm in Fenton.

🏆 Rockwood Schools Lead The Way In STEM

For the fifth straight year, Rockwood's four high schools have been recognized as Distinguished Schools by Project Lead the Way. This honor showcases Rockwood's commitment to engaging students in STEM through a variety of creative courses, from analyzing crime scenes in biomedical sciences to designing water-balloon launchers in engineering.


🚗 Twin Oaks Car Show Returns for 11th Year

Start your engines and head to the Twin Oaks Presbyterian Church today, July 3, for the 11th Annual Car Show! Over 100 vehicles will be on display, with registration beginning at 9am and judging at noon. Be sure to cast your vote for the "People's Choice Car" award before the 2pm trophy presentation.

🍕 Town & Country Pizza Joint Raises $455K for Charity

Katie's Pizza and Pasta Osteria in Town and Country combined their delicious Italian dishes with a generous spirit during their "Giveback Tuesday" event last week, donating an entire day's profits to local charities. The restaurant, part of a family-owned group with locations across St. Louis, has helped raise $455,000 for 112 nonprofits since the annual event began in 2016.

🎉 New Mediterranean Hotspot Arrives

Attention foodies! Creve Coeur's culinary scene just got a little more exciting with the grand opening of Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe. The restaurant began welcoming diners yesterday and promises to deliver a mouthwatering array of Mediterranean dishes. Don't miss your chance to be among the first to experience this new dining destination.

🚬 Cigars Int'l Plans to Roll into Town

The District in Chesterfield may soon welcome a new neighbor: Cigars International. The national retailer has submitted plans for a retail/bar space near Topgolf, just steps away from LIT Cigar Lounge, a beloved local establishment. As the Planning Commission recommends approval, LIT's owner remains hopeful that the newcomer will draw more cigar lovers to the area.



🏃‍♂️ Run, Swim, & Boom: Chesterfield's 4th Fest

Get ready for a day packed with patriotic fun in Chesterfield tomorrow for the 4th of July! Start your celebration with the Stars & Stripes 5K/10K Run and Kids Fun Run at the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex. Cool off at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center's Star Spangled Swim, and end the day with a bang at the free annual Fireworks Celebration.

Creve Coeur

🗞️ Hot Off the Press: July Creve Coeur Update!

The City of Creve Coeur is excited to announce the release of its July 2024 edition of its resident newsletter! This issue is packed with important updates, event announcements, and helpful information for the community.

🦴 Fetch a 50% Discount at Creve Coeur Dog Park

Attention, dog lovers! The Creve Coeur Dog Park is offering a fantastic deal for the rest of the year. Beginning this past Monday, membership fees are prorated by 50%, giving you and your furry friend the opportunity to enjoy the park's 2.5 acres of off-leash fun at a reduced cost. Don't miss out on this tail-wagging offer!

Des Peres

🎆 The Lodge Adjusts Hours for 4th of July Splash

Celebrate Independence Day with a splash at The Lodge Des Peres! The indoor wave pool and outdoor pool will be open from 11am to 5pm on July 4th. The Lodge will have adjusted hours for the holiday, operating from 7:00am to 5pm on July 4th and 5:30am to 7pm on July 5th, with no classes or tot care available.


🎆 Eureka Promises Sparkling 4th of July Bash

Eureka invites you to a star-spangled celebration this 4th of July! Head to the Central Avenue Spur for an evening of live music by The Tailgators, mouthwatering food truck fare, and a spectacular fireworks show. While coolers are allowed, residents are asked to please refrain from bringing glass to ensure everyone's safety.


🎆 Manchester's Epic 4th of July Bash!

Get ready to rock this Independence Day in Manchester! Head to Schroeder Park tomorrow for an unforgettable evening featuring live music by Butch Wax and the Hollywoods at 6pm, followed by the World Famous Fireworks Spectacular at 9pm. Enjoy delicious concessions available until 9pm as you celebrate America's birthday in style.

Twin Oaks

🎸 Rockin' Independence Eve Concert in Twin Oaks

Twin Oaks invites you to celebrate America's birthday in style at their yearly Independence Day Celebration tonight. The evening begins with a toe-tapping concert at 6:30pm and culminates in a breathtaking fireworks show around 9:15pm. If rain tries to dampen the fun, the event will be postponed to Saturday, July 6th.

Valley Park

🗞️ The Latest Valley Park Police Newsletter Is Out!

Get the latest on Officer Geiger's award, a crucial crime alert, and the Crime Investigation Division's 59th anniversary. Don't miss these important updates! Read the full newsletter here to stay informed.


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📆 This Week


Twin Oaks Concert in the Park: Laytham & Holmes @ Twin Oaks Park, 6:30pm to 9pm


Stars & Stripes 5K, 10K, and Kids Fun Run @ Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex, 8:30am
Manchester 4th of July Celebration @ Schroeder Park, 6pm
Eureka Independence Day Celebration in Downtown Eureka, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Chesterfield 4th of July Fireworks @ Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex, 6:30pm
Ellisville Independence Day Festivities @ Bluebird Park, 7pm
Six Flags 4th of July Fireworks @ Six Flags, 9:05pm


Creve Coeur Plein Air Art Event @ Millenium Park, All day

📆➡️ Next Week

Sunday July 7th

Creve Coeur Plein Air Art Event @ Millenium Park, All day

Monday July 8th

Creve Coeur Plein Air Art Event @ Millenium Park, All day

Tuesday July 9th

Creve Coeur Plein Air Art Event @ Millenium Park, All day
Summer Concert: The Hey Days @ Faust Park, 7pm to 9pm

Wednesday July 10th

Creve Coeur Plein Air Art Event @ Millenium Park, All day
Ballwin Summer Concert: Fanfare @ New Ballwin Park, 7pm to 9pm

Thursday July 11th

Creve Coeur Plein Air Art Event Reception @ Millenium Park, All day
Creve Coeur Summer Concert: Jeremiah Johnson @ Millenium Park, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ellisville Concert: Showdown @ Bluebird Park, 7pm to 9pm

Saturday July 13th

Sounds of Summer: Night Fever & Dancing Queen @ Chesterfield Amphitheater, 6pm


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