The Ultimate Guide To Upcoming Events For April 6th – April 12th, 2023

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


Thursday, April 6th

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 

The Simpletons – Venue on Main 

Belleville, IL – The Simpletons are back for another First Thursday show. This feisty vocal trio of background singers gone rogue aim to please with their versions of the best rock, blues and country from the 60’s – 80’s, with some self-made music thrown in for good measure. Let yourself go and remember the hard part is gettin’ out the door.
Start Time: 7:00 PM


Friday, April 7th

Kevin Babb – Shoehorn Brewing 

Belleville, IL – Come join us for some fun with Kevin Babb!
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Adult Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt – Eckert’s Country Store & Farms

Belleville, IL – Hop to it, let’s have some fun like the kids do! Join us for our first-ever Adults ONLY Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt. Head to our Cider Shed to kick off the night with a signature cocktail. Once everyone is checked in, we’ll take a wagon ride to hunt over 3000 glow-in-the-dark eggs which will be scattered throughout the farm. Bring a flashlight and basket to gather as many eggs as possible. Each egg will contain a special prize such as coupons, treats, adult beverages, and gift certificates. **Please note, we will depart the Cider Shed at 7 pm to hunt eggs, please arrive prior to 7 pm to get checked in.
For tickets, click here.
Time: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM 

Stroud – Venue on Main 

Belleville, IL – Sara Jane brings her guitar and ukulele back to the venue!
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM 

Saloonatics – Sullivans 

Belleville, IL – Bring a friend and join us for a fun night with food, drinks, dancing, and live music!
Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM 


Saturday, April 8th

Gateway Grizzlies Annual Easter Egg Hunt – GCS Ballpark

Sauget, IL – Stop by for a fun Easter Event with the whole family!
For more information and tickets, click here.
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM 

Main Street Kids Day – Downtown Belleville

Belleville, IL – Join us Saturday for the first annual Belleville Main Street Kid’s Day as we celebrate our community’s youngest residents. Face painting, DIYs, youth fitness, games, martial arts, and touch-a-truck with the BPD are just a few of the fun things on the agenda.
Please note: while Grown-Ups aren’t the stars of the show at Main Street Kids’ Day, their supervision is required.
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM 

Smithton Easter Egg Hunt – Smithton Park 

Smithton, IL – Join us for an afternoon full of Easter fun! The egg hunt begins at 1:00 pm and Check-in is at 12:30 pm Ages: Toddler-4th grade
Start Time: 1:00 PM 

Twisted Road – Copper Fire 

Belleville, IL – Come out for a fun Saturday night with this trio!
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Sunday, April 9th

Sunday Brunch Cruise – Riverboats at the Gateway Arch 

St. Louis, MO – The perfect Sunday starts here. Join us aboard the Becky Thatcher for the ultimate brunch experience. With live entertainment, chef-inspired cuisine and great views, your Sunday will not disappoint! Reservations are required.
For tickets, click here.
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM 

Nick Stergos – Copper Fire 

Belleville, IL -Nick will be singing for us Easter Sunday! Come before for a wonderful brunch or lunch and listen to some awesome tunes!

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Monday, April 10th

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

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 11th

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 12th

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