5 reasons to leave your dorm this week


Photo by Kat Owens

Sick of looking at four walls? Here are five reasons to leave your dorm this weekend.
Illustration by Kat Owens


Is the stress of finals beginning to set in? Still looking to have some last minute fun with friends before winter break? Well look no further than these five suggestions we have for you. Check out what’s happening on campus, within the St. Charles community, and St. Louis area.


1.) Holiday Classics at Marcus Theatre- $5 Movies

Monday, Dec. 3 – Thursday, Dec.6 

10 a.m.- 10 p.m., showtimes vary

Ronnie’s Cine 

In the mood to begin you holiday movie binge? Head over to Ronnie’s Cine and watch holiday classics such as Elf, Home Alone, It’s a Wonderful Life, and many more. The best part is the flicks only cost $5. Grab your friends, popcorn, and kick back and relax.

2.) Garden Glow

Tuesday, Dec. 4

5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Missouri Botanical Garden 

Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit by heading over to the Botanical Garden. View one of a kind light displays while touring the garden. Ticket prices range from $3 to $18.

3.) Headphone Disco

Thursday, Dec. 6

9 p.m.- 12 a.m.

Evans Commons on the multipurpose court

Let loose at CAB’s Headphone Disco party. Headphones will be provided as you dance the night away, listening to two different stations. The free snacks are just another perk.

4.) Christmas Candlelight Walks

Friday, Dec. 7 -Saturday, Dec. 15

6 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.

The Historic Daniel Boone Home 

Enjoy an evening stroll guided by curbside candles. Listen to Christmas tales of the past, while you sip on some hot cider. Early bird admission is $10.

5.) Christmas Walk 2018

Sunday, Dec. 9

4 p.m.- 7 p.m.

Lindenwood University Campus 

Join in Lindenwood’s Christmas tradition this Sunday. You and your friends can relax before finals week by making an ornament, enjoying some s’mores, listening to some live music, and much more. This event is not only free but entirely open to the community.