Around the Twin Cities: Events you Can’t Miss in April

As spring arrives, there are a ton of things to do in the Twin Cities during the month of April – A.D. Hays Group wants to help area residents enjoy the many events going on this month in and around the area.

To make it easier, we’ve built this list to showcase the best Twin Cities events in April. As a bonus, we added a few restaurants that we think pair well with the time of year. Let’s get started!

Matilda the Musical at The Orpheum Theater

Dates: March 28 – April 2, 2018

Location: Fitzgerald Theater

Cost: $39 – $145

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Matilda the Musical is a great event for the whole family to attend, as the TIME Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year comes to the Orpheum this April. Winner of over 50 awards, Matilda The Musical, based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, is the story of an extraordinary girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny through sharp wit and imagination. Don’t miss out on this Tony Award-winning musical right here in our home town!

2018 Twins Home Opener

Date: April 5, 2018

Location: Target Field

Cost: Season tickets for 2018 are already on sale, while game times and broadcast information will be announced at a later date.

Head down to Target Field on April 5th to watch the 2018 Minnesota Twins home opener! Although their season opens on the road against the Baltimore Orioles from March 29 – April 1 followed by two games in Pittsburgh, the Twins return to Minnesota to take on the Seattle Mariners in front of their hometown crowd. Come cheer on the team!

37th Annual MSP International Film Festival

Dates: April 12 – April 28, 2018

Location: St. Anthony Main Theatre

Cost: $8 – $14

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The MSP International Film Festival is Minnesota’s largest film event and one of the longest running film festivals in the country. For the 37th year, the festival will present more than 250 bold, exciting and moving works from new and veteran filmmakers from around the world. Join in on the fun at one of the longest-running film festivals in the country and the largest film event in the region.

Prince: Live on the Big Screen

Date: April 21, 2018 | 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Location: Target Center

Cost: $39 – $199

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Paisley Park’s Celebration 2018 peaks with Prince: Live at the Big Screen, a posthumous concert experience featuring unreleased concert footage from the artist’s legendary vault. Live music provided by a supergroup of Prince collaborators will accompany the on-screen performance. No holograms allowed, just as Prince would have wanted.

Dinner Detective

Date: April 28, 2018 | 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Location: Courtyard Marriott Minneapolis Downtown

Cost: 69.95 + 15.00% Taxes & Service Fees

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For a fun night out with a twist, get tickets to America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show, coming to the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Minneapolis. Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner. Just beware –  the killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a prime suspect.

Inver Grove Heights Home Improvement & Design Expo

Date: April 14, 2018 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Memorial Community Center, Inver Grove Heights

Cost: $6 or Free with a donation for Golden Valley Family Center Food Shelf

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The Inver Grove Heights Home Show gives you the chance to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products, services and information to help turn your dream home into a reality. Talk with the experts and get free tips and renovation ideas; meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more.

Restaurants To Try This Month:

Wise Acre: Wise Acres farm-to-table approach is actually built into their business plan. So, while some restaurants may claim to offer the freshest ingredients, 75 to 95 percent of ingredients offered by the restaurant originate on sister business Tangletown Gardens’ 100-acre farm in rural Plato, MN. This South Minneapolis gem is the perfect place to celebrate the re-birth of the seasons as spring matures.

Grey Duck: As much as we want it to be over, winter weather could still end up hitting Minnesota this month. So, for those April days that are more “lion” than “lamb”, don your raincoat (or snowcoat) and snuggle in at a cozy spot like the Grey Duck in St. Paul. Choose from a variety of globally inspired comfort fare, creative cocktails & craft brews in laid-back environment that has something for everyone.

We love helping our neighbors find awesome things to do in the Twin Cities! We also love being the area’s preferred partner when it’s time to buy or sell a home in the Twin Cities. If you want an expert team on your side during the buying or selling process, we’re here for you – ready to solve your unique problems. Get in touch with us today to find out how we’ll help you meet your real estate goals.  

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