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Alton, IL & St. Louis Area

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Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park 5:00 pm
Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park @ Greensfelder Recreation Center in Queeny Park
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Are you a fan of fine art? Come check out the 38th annual Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park Friday, April 1st – Sunday, April 3rd! Ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, digital art, jewelry, glass, sculpture,[...]
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Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park 10:00 am
Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park @ Greensfelder Recreation Center in Queeny Park
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Are you a fan of fine art? Come check out the 38th annual Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park Friday, April 1st – Sunday, April 3rd! Ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, digital art, jewelry, glass, sculpture,[...]
Southern Charm Luncheon & Fashion Show 11:30 am
Southern Charm Luncheon & Fashion Show @ Alton Little Theater
Apr 2 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy lunch provided by My Just Desserts as 2 southern belles share their secrets on fashion, men, and finding the perfect luncheon menu. Only 60 tickets are available for this event. Please call (618) 462-3205 with[...]
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Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park 11:00 am
Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park @ Greensfelder Recreation Center in Queeny Park
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Are you a fan of fine art? Come check out the 38th annual Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park Friday, April 1st – Sunday, April 3rd! Ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, digital art, jewelry, glass, sculpture,[...]
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Star Gazing with The Audubon Center 6:30 pm
Star Gazing with The Audubon Center @ Audubon Center at Riverlands
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Enjoy a view of the evening sky clear of lights at The Audubon Center! Knowledgeable astronomers will be on hand to guide viewing, and center volunteers will lead nature walks through the sanctuary. Participants will[...]
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Confluence Tower Wind Festival 10:00 am
Confluence Tower Wind Festival @ Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gather the family and have fun with the river wind at Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower’s Wind Festival! The Gateway Kite Club will demonstrate their skills with stunt kites. You’ll be blown away! The public[...]
Open House at Haskell Playhouse 10:00 am
Open House at Haskell Playhouse @ Haskell Playhouse
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tour one of Alton’s historic gems, Haskell Playhouse (which is just within walking distance from The Beall), select dates throughout the summer, beginning in April. Take in views of the exquisite Queen Anne style architecture and[...]
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“Hidden in this Picture” 7:30 pm
“Hidden in this Picture” @ Jacoby Arts Center
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm
Bankside Repertory Theatre Company closes its season with a thoughtful, imaginitive, and hilarious collection of one-act plays. “Hidden in this Picture” includes stories by Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social Network), John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck),[...]
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Riverbend Earth Day Festival 12:00 pm
Riverbend Earth Day Festival @ Piasa Harbor
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Nature Institute will host its 5th annual Riverbend Earth Day Festival, rain or shine, Saturday April 16th on the grounds of Piasa Harbor. This fun, free, family-friendly event is a celebration of nature, music,[...]
ASO: A Russian Rendezvous 7:00 pm
ASO: A Russian Rendezvous @ Hatheway Cultural Center @ Lewis & Clark Community College
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm
Alton Symphony Orchestra presents the art music of Russian Nationalism, performing works such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade”, Glinka’s “Russian and Ludmila”, and Mussorgsky, among others. Admission: $10/Adults $5/Teens & Seniors (62+) Free/Children (12 & under)
“Hidden in this Picture” 7:30 pm
“Hidden in this Picture” @ Jacoby Arts Center
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm
Bankside Repertory Theatre Company closes its season with a thoughtful, imaginitive, and hilarious collection of one-act plays. “Hidden in this Picture” includes stories by Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social Network), John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck),[...]
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“Hidden in this Picture” 2:00 pm
“Hidden in this Picture” @ Jacoby Arts Center
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm
Bankside Repertory Theatre Company closes its season with a thoughtful, imaginitive, and hilarious collection of one-act plays. “Hidden in this Picture” includes stories by Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social Network), John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck),[...]
Stringfever 3:00 pm
Stringfever @ Hatheway Cultural Center @ Lewis & Clark Community College
Apr 17 @ 3:00 pm
A truly unique show, Stringfever brings together 4 world-class musicians on five and six stringed electric violins, viola and cello. Play “Name That Tune” and be amazed as they zip through “The History of Music… In[...]
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Die Laughing Luncheon Theater: “Lucy Loves Ricky” 11:30 am
Die Laughing Luncheon Theater: “Lucy Loves Ricky” @ Atrium Hotel & Conference Center
Apr 20 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Shenanigans ensue when Lucy tries to break into the world of show business by getting into Ricky’s new show at the Cope-With-Your-Banana Club. She tries to prove to both Ricky and club owner Regis that[...]
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Twilight Thursdays 7:00 pm
Twilight Thursdays @ Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Looking to get the best possible view of the sunset? Twilight Thursdays at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower will offer you that chance! 150 feet in the air, the Confluence Tower will give you[...]
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Moonlight Hike 7:30 pm
Moonlight Hike @ The Nature Institute's Talahi Lodge
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm
Illuminated only by the moonlight, enjoy a hike through the serene woodland trails of the Mississippi Sanctuary or the Olin Nature Preserve. Trail terrain is light to moderate. Meet at The Nature Institute’s Talahi Lodge[...]
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Salute to Dance 7:00 pm
Salute to Dance @ Jacoby Arts Center
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm
Directed by by Hilary Harper-Wilcoxen and Rachel Brady, Salute to Dance showcases a new ballet entitled “US” choreographed by John Gardener for Principia College dancers. Salute to Dance features patriotic themes and is set to “Amazing Grace”[...]
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Adult Nature Club 7:00 pm
Adult Nature Club @ The Nature Institute
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
What is sustainability, and why is it important? Why do we recycle? Get answers to these questions and more at The Nature Institute’s Adult Nature Club the last Monday of each month September through April.[...]
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Bullets in the Bathtub Mystery Dinner Theater 6:30 pm
Bullets in the Bathtub Mystery Dinner Theater @ Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm
Step back in time and visit Trixie’s Speakeasy, located in the heart of Chicago in the roaring ’20s. There’s more than a few shady and suspicious characters around, but the worst is Harry “Bullets” Hyde.[...]
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Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (10 AM) 10:00 am
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (10 AM) @ Alton Visitors Center
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Step back in time as J. E. Robinson Tours and the Alton Regional CVB guide you to local sites filled with a rich history. The two-hour guided shuttle will stop at some of the sites[...]
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (1 PM) 1:00 pm
Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour (1 PM) @ Alton Visitors Center
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Step back in time as J. E. Robinson Tours and the Alton Regional CVB guide you to local sites filled with a rich history. The two-hour guided shuttle will stop at some of the sites[...]
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