June in St. Louis means an explosion of locally produced theater, including Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.
The handsome brick home on Sappington Rd., built in 1808 by the son of George Washington’s bodyguard, is an outstanding example of Federal architecture, rare in Missouri. Judged to be the oldest brick home in St. Louis County, the home is on the National Register of Historic Places and includes the Library of Americana and Decorative Arts, the Loft Gift Shop and The Barn restaurant, serving breakfast and lunch Tu-Su, dinner Th-Sa. Open for tours W-F 11 am-2 pm; Sa by appointment. Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children. This month, the museum hosts an Ice Cream Social and Outdoor Concert, June 24, 7-9 pm. www.sappingtonhouse.org/. 1015 S. Sappington Rd., between Big Bend and Watson Rd. 314.822.8171. Map 3-7C