April 2016 Calendar

April! Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy April 2016 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)


Check out these great spring activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

  1. April 1-3: Enjoy an amazing Women’s Weekend Out in downtown Decorah! In store demos & parties, door prizes & giveaways, Style Show Brunch, entertainment nightly! www.visitdecorah.com or facebook.com/WWODecorah
  1. April 1: Celebrate Women’s Weekend Out at Modish 6pm until 8pm with a Bohemian themed party! Includes beverages and gift with purchase! www.modishdecorah.com
  1. April 2: Apple Grafting/Apple School at Seed Savers Exchange: learn to graft & care for apple trees April 2 or 9. Sign up @ SeedSavers.org/apple-grafting-school. www.seedsavers.org
  1. April 3: Elvis Lives! Joseph Hall, Elvis Tribute Artist plays the Steyer Opera House, Hotel Winneshiek, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Full bar available, 104 E. Water St, Downtown Decorah – www.hotelwinn.com
  1. April 7-10: “The Pillowman” will be presented at the New Minowa Players theatre, 906 S Mill St., Decorah, at 7pm on April 7-9 and 2pm on April 9-10. Mature audiences only – strong language, violence and adult themes. 563-382-5174. newminowa.wix.com
  1. April 10: Hippen Plays Hippen @ The Porter House Museum! Original piano music by Ben Hippen. Porter House Museum, 401 W. Broadway, Decorah, 4pm www.porterhousemuseum.org
  1. April 10: Des Moines folk-rocker Ryne Doughty plays the Hotel Winneshiek Lobby, 6:00pm, Full bar & menu available in a great atmosphere! 104 E. Water St, Downtown Decorah – www.hotelwinn.com
  1. April 15: Absolute Hoot performs a Decorah Fast Fiber fundraising party! Steyer Opera House, Hotel Winneshiek – tickets available at the door. Visit www.decorahfastfiber.com or facebook.com/decorahfastfiber
  1. April 16: Mid West Music Fest – special La Crosse festival day April 16, three days of music and fun in Winona April 28-30. www.midwestmusicfest.org
  1. April 17: Jake Illika plays the Hotel Winneshiek Lobby, 6:00pm, Full bar & menu available in a great atmosphere! 104 E. Water St, Downtown Decorah – www.hotelwinn.com
  1. April 17: Empty Bowls 2016! Hotel Winneshiek, 11am – 2pm. Come enjoy soup in a unique bowl you keep. All proceeds to fight local hunger. www.neipjc.org
  1. April 22: Celebrate Earth Day with the Oneota Co-op. Join us for food, music, and kid’s activities from 5-7 pm outside the Co-op on Water Street. Rain location planned! www.oneotacoop.com
  1. April 22: ArtHaus Earth Day Poetry Slam sponsored by Dragonfly Books, 8pm at the Elks Lodge. Expect a green-theme twist collaborating with Green Iowa AmeriCorps. $5/$3 students. www.arthuasdecorah.org
  1. April 22: Kendra Swanson and Sandler get the folk out at the Root Note in downtown La Crosse. Great taps, coffee, and crepes – 115 4th Street South. www.facebook.com/theRootNote
  1. April 23: ‘Now is the Time’ uses film, dance, and live music to explore the human experience of the four seasons. 7:30pm St. Mane Theatre, Lanesboro. www.lanesboroarts.org
  1. April 29: ArtHaus Annual Art Gala & Fundraiser. Ensure your community arts center thrives! Hotel Winneshiek, 7pm. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. www.arthausdecorah.org.
  1. April 30: Iowa’s longest running Mtn. Bike Race! Decorah Time Trials take place at noon. No pre-reg necessary. Register day of at entry to Dunning’s Spring park on Ice Cave Road. bikedecorah.blogspot.com
  1. April 30 – May 1: Trempealeau Hotel presents MWMF Ticketless Venue Music Matinees: Sat- 1-3 Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Sun 1-3 Pine Travelers, Plus Saturday Night Surprise show 9pm! www.trempealeauhotel.com

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