Upcoming Local Events: April 1-4, 2021

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Spring has arrived and it is time for the Easter Bunny to make his rounds! Check out local events that we have found and have a hopping good time! 

Thursday, April 1

Drive-Thru Easter Egg Hunt – Aperion Care Mascoutah

Mascoutah, IL – Hop on over to Aperion Care Mascoutah for a Drive-Thru Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 1st!
Time – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

MLB Opening Day – Drake’s

O’Fallon, IL – Life’s a pitch! Refuel and come play at Drake’s for MLB Opening Day on April 1! $3 Coors Light in a souvenir cup (keep the glass while supplies last) $3 Hot Dogs w/ toppings + a box of Cracker Jacks.
Start Time – 11 AM

Spring Gardening & Planning Your Growing Space

Online Event – This virtual class is hosted by the St. Louis County Library and will be taught by Gateway Greening staff. Learn how to prepare your garden for the growing season and create a plan to keep your garden producing all year. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Click this link to registerStart Time – 2 PM

Friday, April 2

Easter Egg Drive-Thru – Century 21 Advantage

Columbia, IL – C21 is hosting a FREE Easter Drive Thru event this year!  This is a family-friendly, fun Easter opportunity for the community while social distancing. Attendees can stay in their car while seeing the Easter Bunny, blow ups, kids will receive a free goodie bag and have the option to snap a selfie with the Easter Bunny! We know this year has looked different for everyone and wanted to create a safe way for kids to celebrate Easter!
Time – 10 AM – 2 PM

Saturday, April 3

Easter Egg-Citement – Eckert’s Country Store and Farms

Belleville, IL – Hop on down the bunny trail and fill your basket with fun! Eckert’s Annual Egg Hunt, animals for viewing, tractor ride around the farm, plant a seed to take home and a free photo scene with the Easter Bunny. Join in on the fun & continue making memories at our farm. Please remember to wear a mask while visiting our farm and don’t forget to bring an Easter Basket for the Egg Hunt. Time – 9 AM – 4:20 PM

Spring Craft Fair – Skyview Drive-In 

Belleville, IL – We’re doing it again! Come out to Skyview Drive-In in Belleville, IL. We will have crafters, vendors, and food trucks. The event has no entry fee. Do not buy tickets to attend this event. Masks are required for all customers and vendors. Time – 9 AM – 3 PM

SCC Easter Egg Hunt – Smithton Village Park

Smithton, IL – Stop by Smithton Village Park and participate in their annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny will be hopping by for pictures. Bring your phone or camera to snap a photo! Sign-in begins at 12:30 PM and the egg hunt will begin at 1 PM.

Easter Egg Hunt – Freeburg Care Center

Freeburg, IL – Freeburg Care Center will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt in 3 separate areas for ages 1-3, 4-7, and 8-12. We will have Golden Eggs with money prizes in them! Bring your cameras to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. BYOB (Bring your own baskets) Start Time – 10 AM

Dark Hollow Bluegrass Festival 

Waterloo, IL – Come out for a day of bluegrass, spread out on a the three acre property, bring your own everything. There will be a few vendors selling some food and crafts, all well behaved dogs are allowed and we hope to see everyone there and please be kind and respectful and drive slow on the private road. We kindly ask for a $25 donation per person kids are free, we understand that times are tough lately so give what you can and come enjoy some live music spread out on a beautiful property! Start time is 11 AM. Address: 6518 Brand Lake Dr., Waterloo, IL 62298

Sunday, April 4

Xtreme Bar Bingo – Sunset Overlook

Columbia, IL – Xtreme Bar Bingo is back! Xtreme Bar Bingo is a NO COST, NO COVER bingo consisting of 9 games! Winners could win awesome prizes such as: cash prizes, TVs, gift cards, and more! Xtreme Bar Bingo has a progressive cash Jackpot that increases a ball every week until its hit! Since 2018 Xtreme Bar Bingo has given away over $190,000 in cash and prizes! Join us to be our next big winner! Time – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM