The Ultimate Guide To Upcoming Events For April 13th – April 19th, 2023

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Check out these local events that are happening in the surrounding areas! 


Thursday, April 13th

Story Hour – Creation Clubhouse 

Fairview Heights, IL – Join us for a story, crafts, fun activities, and worship time!
For tickets, click here.
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM 

Collage Quilting – Warm N Cozy Quilting 

Columbia, IL – Learn a new skill! Make a collage quilt with scraps. Bring your scraps to class and swap with your classmates! This makes a great wall hanging. Collage Pattern by Laura Heine features Pincushion, Dress Form and Sewing Machine. Pattern features complete step by step color instructions and patterns each finish at 16×20. For tickets, click here.
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Wicked – The Fabulous Fox 

St. Louis, MO – From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, WICKED—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.” For tickets, click here.
Time: 7:30 PM – 10:15 PM


Friday, April 14th

Clayton Jones – Venue on Main 

Belleville, IL – Come join us for a fun night full of live music by Clayton Jones. He is the featured voice on over 9 million Spotify streams and the recent winner of the 2019 St. Louis Sound Competition.
Start Time: 7:00 PM 

Cree Rider – Seven Belleville

Belleville, IL – Come enjoy your Friday night with live music by Cree Rider!
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM 

Miranda Bury – Copper Fire 

Belleville, IL -Miranda a phenomenal musician! Please give her a warm welcome back! We want to see another standing ovation! We can’t get her often so catch her at Copper Fire while you can! You won’t be disappointed.
Time: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM


Saturday, April 15th

April Flea Market – Belle Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center 

Belleville, IL – Join us for the Belleville Flea Market! There will be the Southern Illinois’ Premier Indoor/Outdoor Market – Over 600 tables and 300-400 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, and merchandise – old and new. Indoor/ Outdoor Year Round.
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
This event is from April 15th – 16th

RHB Acoustic – The Weingarten 

Belleville, IL – Come enjoy some fab tunes, delicious wines, beers, select ciders, and delicious food, all in the beautiful atmosphere, that is The Weingarten!
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

Denver Wade Trent – Copper Fire

Belleville, IL – Denver Wade Trent is back! And you don’t want to miss him!
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

Joe Metzka – Venue on Main 

Belleville, IL – Joe Metzka is one of the most talented local Blues singers. He plays a wide variety of blues and classic rock such as Eric Clapton.
Start Time: 7:30 PM 


Sunday, April 16th

Trixie Duo – Copper Fire 

Belleville, IL – Join us for our next performance at Copper Fire! A fantastic place to take in some music, food, and drinks!
Start Time: 2:00 PM

Jonathan Baker – The Weingarten 

Belleville, IL – A solo performance featuring some of the greatest Classic Rock hits and more!
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Monday, April 17th

Story Hour – Columbia Public Library 

Columbia, IL – Come join us where children build early literacy skills in a themed story time with songs, stories, craft, and free play with new friends. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. To register, click here.
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Althoff Bingo – Althoff Catholic High School

Belleville, IL – Monday Night BINGO benefiting Althoff Catholic is back! Join our dedicated volunteer BINGO workers for a fun evening at Tribout’s Belle Vegas Bingo Hall. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and BINGO starts at 7:00 p.m. Bring a friend!
Time: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM 

Xtreme Bar Bingo – Silver Creek Saloon 

Belleville, IL – Join us for a fun night of FREE bingo consisting of 9 games! Winners could win fantastic 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 it’s hit!
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 


Tuesday, April 18th

Horse Hooky – Fairmount Park Race Track 

Collinsville, IL – The 20+ year tradition continues! Let’s welcome in the 2023 meet!
Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

Crafternoon – Millstadt Library 

Millstadt, IL – Come craft and learn with us every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at the Library with Miss Penny! Children of ALL AGES are welcome!
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Knitting and Crochet Night – Millstadt Library

Millstadt, ILKnitting and Crochet, every Tuesday from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Want to learn how to knit or crochet? Come to the library! Already know how but want to knit or crochet with others? Come to the library! Do other kinds of handicrafts, like cross stitch or embroidery? Come to the library! If you can’t make it in person, a knitting Zoom meeting can be set up upon request. Contact the library for more details.
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Xtreme Bar Bingo – 1428 Tap Haus

Belleville, IL – Xtreme Bar Bingo is a FREE to play 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 it’s hit!
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

Pop Culture Trivia – Silver Creek Saloon

Belleville, IL – Join us for Free Bar Trivia courtesy of Chill Trivia Company! Five rounds of trivia covering all things movies, music, television, sports, and much, much more! No need to reserve a table, just come out with your friends or family and be ready to enjoy great food and drink at Silver Creek while answering fun questions for gift cards and prizes.
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Wednesday, April 19th

Youth Story Time- Millstadt Library 

Millstadt, IL – Join us for Story Time with Miss Penny every Wednesday!
We’ll read a few books and then complete a fun craft. All ages welcome
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM