April is the month for music, theatre, and Tulips! Start the month off right at Lake Shawnee by going to Tulip Time at the Lake, plan a date night for Tulips at Twilight, and get the perfect selfie at one of the many gardens and parks blooming throughout Topeka.  

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April Highlights

4/8 Tulip Time at the Lake

4/6 - 4/14 Tulips at  Twilight

4/6 - 4/23 Tulip Time

4/21 Bridge2Bridge 5K Run/Walk in Downtown Topeka



4/6 City Wide First Friday Art Walk

4/6 - 4/7 Topeka RoadRunners Hockey at Kansas Expocentre

4/28 Roar & Pour Wine Festival at Topeka Zoo


Theatre & Music

4/6 The Symbols/ 35th and Taylor at Uncle Bo's Blues Bar

4/6 - 4/7 Laugh Lines at Topeka Civic Theatre

4/6 - 4/15 The Reluctant Dragon at Topeka Civic Theatre

4/6-4/15 High Fidelity presented by Ad Astra Theatre Ensemble at Jayhawk Theatre

4/7 The Mental Music Scene at Lake Shawnee

4/7 KC Aces Band at Uncle Bo's Blues Bar

4/13 A Celebration of Excellence: The US Air Force Academy Band at Topeka Performing Arts Center

4/14 Skillet + For King & Country: joy.UNLEASHED at Kansas Expocentre

4/14 After the Revolution: Topeka Symphony Orchestra 

4/14 Last Minute Folk: Small Potatoes at Jayhawk Theatre

4/14 The Jimmys at Uncle Bo's Blues Bar

4/14 -4/15 Homage to Bach hosted by NAVO and Grace Cathedral

4/15 Side Street Strutters at Topeka Performing Arts Center

4/17 A Fine Bromance at Topeka Performing Arts Center

4/20 Josh Hoyer and the Soul Colossal at Uncle Bo's

4/20 - 5/5 King Lear at Topeka Civic Theatre

4/21 House Jumpers at Faces by Mayfield

4/21 Jayhawk Jam at Jayhawk Theatre

4/21 - 4/22 Ballet Midwest Presents: Romeo & Juliet at Topeka Performing Arts Center

4/27 - 5/12 IF/THEN at Topeka Civic Theatre

4/28 The Freshman Class at Topeka Civic Theatre

4/28 Last Minute Folk presents Missy and Heine Anderson at Jayhawk Theatre

4/29 The Senior Class at Topeka Civic Theatre


Museum & Attractions

4/11 Fish Tales from the Kaw at Great Overland Station

4/19 Art Show & Cocktail Hour: Artistic Expressions Healing Arts Initiative at Evel Knievel Museum

4.26 Art Adventure! Natural and Eco Dyeing in the Flint Hills at Leaping Llamas

4/28 Celebrity Pancake Feed at Combat Air Museum

All Month The Kaw: A Prairie River Shapes a State at Great Overland Station



4/2 Topeka's African American History at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

4/7 Springfest at the Mart

4/7 Paws in the Park at Topeka West High School

4/9 The Five Mother Sauces Cooking Course at Moburts

4/27 Poetry at the Jayhawk hosted by Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

4/27 Concealed Revealed Art Auction at Governor's Row House

4/28 Monster Maker Demonstration with Jake Jackson

Recurring Weekly on Thursday & Friday My Journey in Art Therapy Exhibit and  Special Presentation


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