Saturday, May 14 from 9:30am – 6pm
St Anthony of Padua Church parking lot, 3140 Meramec
Urban Eats Cafe, 3301 Meramec Street
Bring your bicycle, skateboard, roller skates/blades, or any other non-motorized, wheeled transportation for the fourth annual Dutchtown Blessing of the Bikes. Afterwards, participants are invited to a free bike tour of the historic Dutchtown neighborhood.
10am – Bring your bicycle, skateboard, or roller skates/blades to St Anthony of Padua Church parking lot, 3140 Meramec. There, Father Jim will bless us to keep us all safe on our bike paths.
10:30am – After the blessing, go one block west to Urban Eats Cafe, located at 3301 Meramec, for a three-mile bike tour of the Pocket Parks of Dutchtown.The first 50 people get free bottled water and an Urban Eats coupon.Place your lunch order for later,or pick up a snack for the ride. Participate in a guided tour or pick up a map that included notes by NiNi Harris about the neighborhood’s history, and go on a self-guided tour.
Noon – End the tour at Urban Eats for lunch or continue on with a leisurely, 15-mile ride to Carondelet Park, the Christy Greenway, and River Des Peres Trail.
4pm – End your day at Urban Eats, when Happy Hour starts, for a well deserved libation and appetizers.
7pm – Enjoy live music.