Upcoming Events

Fair Trade Rug Event

Have you ever wanted an Oriental rug? Not just any rug, but one with the quality to last a lifetime and the fair trade labor standards you demand? Choose the rug of your dreams at our rug event:

March 29th-April 2nd, 2017 at our University City Store, 6271 Delmar

Thursday 10-9, Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-5

For more information, come to the Loop on Thursday, March 29 at 7:00pm for From Loom to Living Room: the History and Stories behind Bunyaad Fair Trade Rugs. RSVP for this free event at 314-863-3723

These quality rugs are made by adults, using traditional hand knotted techniques, in Persian Bokhara, Kazak, Chobi, Gabbeh and more styes, in sizes from 2'x3' to 10'x14'. 

Explore online at rugs.tenthousandvillages.com 



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Come to the Loop Ice Carnival this weekend!

This Saturday, January 14, 2017, join Plowsharing at the Loop Ice Carnival!
Family Fun along the Loop includes:
*A Ferris Wheel from 10am – 4:30pm on Delmar at Skinker ($5)
*Fire Performers The Flux Infernos at the Market in the Loop at 6655 Delmar from noon – 6pm,
*The Zip Flyte, the longest, tallest mobile zipline in the world that measures 350 feet long and 32 feet tall at Delmar and Leland from 10am – 5:30pm ($10)
*$1,000 in Ice Cubes Giveaway: Collect ice cubes from 8 stores throughout The Loop to receive your share of $1,000 CASH prize. 1,000 different ice cubes will have a dollar coin frozen inside and 9,000 cubes will have chocolate coins. Either way, you win!  
*Live Ice Carving Demos (with chainsaws!) by Ice Visions outside Fitz’s from noon – 4pm.
*Ice Slides: Family fun next to Blueberry Hill all day.
*5-K & 10K Frozen Buns Runs 10am start at Blueberry Hill.
*Human Dog Sled Races: 16 teams competing for prizes and bragging rights. 1pm – 3pm at The Pageant.
*Frozen Turkey Bowling 11am – 5pm on Delmar at Limit Ave. Try your hand at knocking down a few pins, with a frozen turkey twist! Free to participate. Prizes awarded.
*Putt-Putt Pub Crawl Noon – 4 pm. Free entry, 10 wild and crazy holes, great prizes, golf attire optional. Start at any of the 10 participating locations. Door prizes and awards presented at Cicero’s at 6pm.
*Temporary Tattoo Scavenger Hunt Collect all 19 temporary tattoos from Loop businesses – then come claim your prize at The Pageant. From 11am ‘til they’re gone. *Skateboards in The Sky Noon-4pm. Exhilarating skateboarding demo on top of the Moonrise Hotel by No Coast Skateboarders. Open to all with waiver.
*Cosmonauts on Ice Two Moonrise Rooftop stations sampling Ketel One & Crown Royal from 1 – 4pm
For more information, see the Loop Website http://visittheloop.com/2017/01/04/2017-loop-ice-carnival-map/ 
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