10 events you shouldn’t miss in April
EASTER EGG HUNTS are at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 1 on the front lawn of Biltmore House in Asheville. Entertainment is for ages 2 – 9 and includes sweet treats, magic shows and photos with the Easter Rabbit. Registration begins two hours before each hunt. Parents should bring their own baskets for children to collect eggs. The Easter Egg Hunt is included in regular estate admission. For details, visit www.biltmore.com.
DISNEY’S “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” is performed April 5 – 7 and 12 – 14 at North Greenville University. For tickets, visit ngu.edu/theatre.
BRING YOUR INSTRUMENT AND PLAY DAY with the Carolina Youth Symphony is April 8 at Furman University’s Daniel Music Building. Rehearsals listed in order of skill needed to be a member: Repertory Orchestra from 1:45 – 3:15 p.m., Concert Orchestra from 3:30 – 5 p.m. and Symphony Orchestra from 1:45 – 4:30 p.m. To participate, email Lee@carolinayouthsymphony.org.
ARC ATTACK is April 9 – 10 at the Peace Center. For details, visit www.peacecenter.org.
“ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY” is presented by The Spartanburg Youth Theatre April 13 – 14 at Chapman Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 each for adults, $10 for ages 18 and younger, with a 20 percent discount for groups of 10 or more. For tickets and details, visit chapmanculturalcenter.org.
PARTY FOR THE PLANET is 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. April 14 at the Greenville Zoo. Celebrate Earth Day and learn how to make the planet a better place. Visit www.greenvillezoo.com.
PJ MASKS LIVE: TIME TO BE A HERO is April 17 at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. For tickets, visit www.crowd pleaser.com.
“JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, JR.” is performed by Mauldin Youth Theatre April 20 – 21 at Mauldin Cultural Center. Tickets are $6 – $10 each. Visit www.mauldinculturalcenter.org.
FREE! SPARTANBURG SOARING KITE FESTIVAL is 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. April 21 at the Chapman Cultural Center. The festival includes live music, food trucks, and a makers’ market. Kites are available for purchase or bring your own. For details, visit www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/spartanburg-soaring.
THE BINGO DASH, a scavenger hunt benefitting Let There Be Mom, is at 9 a.m. April 28 at Fluor Field. Teams of 2 – 4 people find bingo balls on Main Street in downtown Greenville. Volunteers are needed. For details and team registration, visit lettherebemom.org/the-bingo-dash.