Friday, December 7, 2012
WATCH VIDEO PREVIEW: This unique animal lovers' holiday event will be held at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, which is located 10 minutes west of Six Flags St. Louis near Eureka off of Interstate 44. Free photos of dogs with Santa will be available.
Man's best friends living in the St. Louis metropolitan area have a special place to go to be included in holiday festivities in a creative way. An indoor, dog-friendly event is being hosted this Saturday and Sunday at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, just 10 to 15 minutes from Eureka off of Interstate 44. The third annual event will be held between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on both Dec. 8 and 9. No reservations are required, but dogs must be leashed and up-to-date on all vaccinations with a visible rabies tag. The event includes: Diane Bettis, with Purina Farms, said the 13,000 square feet of space dedicated to kids is very popular, especially the trackless train, bounce houses and holiday craft stations.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
With children being out of school, many area residents seek ways to stay active and engaged. Take advantage of the several free activities in and around St. Louis.
Even with the heat, Eureka and Wildwood families can explore St. Louis. Following are some places that offer free admission. How can downtown institutions afford free admission? Years ago, voters in St. Louis and St. Louis County approved a special zoo-museum district supported by a property tax. Starting locally, Eureka-Wildwood Patch readers recently voted the following two parks as their favorites: There are other free spots in the broader St. Louis region, too. Purina Farms in Gray Summit Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit Saint Louis Zoo Saint Louis Art Museum The Old Courthouse The Missouri Botannical Garden, with an incredible collection of plants and world leading plant research, is free to children 12 years and younger. Adults pay…
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Visit Purina Farms this summer for free family fun just outside St. Louis County.
Purina Farms is fun day trip for dog-loving families, especially those with young children. The demonstration farm is run by Nestle-Purina, which has its North American headquarters in St. Louis. It’s a great place to take little ones to learn about pets and farm animals. The 300-acre farm is located in Gray Summit, about 14 miles west of Eureka. There are two distinct areas of the farm: the Visitor’s Center and the new Purina Event Center, which opened in 2010. Purina Farms has been offering tours since 1926 and it attracts an average of 135,000 visitors a year. The farm is open every day but Monday, March through November, and is a destination all of its own. The Purina Event Center is on the same property and hosts indoor and outdoor …