The April Guide

Our online events calendar features a week-by-week rundown of the region’s music, theater, dance, art, comedy and festival events, as well as special events specifically for kids.


April 1 – April 7

Moscow Festival Ballet: Swan Lake
April 4, 8 p.m. This deeply moving and enchanting ballet, scored by Tchaikovsky, is being performed by Russia’s Moscow Festival Ballet at George Mason University’s Hylton Center for the performing arts for one night only. View all


April 8 – April 14

Jammin with The Smithsonian: Gustafer Yellowgold
April 12, 10:30 a.m. Morgan Taylor combines pop music and an animated storybook to show and tell about an alien’s adventures in the Minnesota woods after falling from Earth. View all


April 15 – April 21

An Evening with Apolo Anton Ohno
April 15, 8 p.m. Eight time Olympic medalist, Dancing with the Stars dancer, and recent novelist Apolo Anton Ohno comes to share his stories of mental toughness and tough relationships. View all


April 22 – April 30

Great Grapes! Wine, Arts, and Food Festival
April 26-27, noon-6 p.m. This year Reston Town Center is hosting Northern Virginia’s annual Great Grapes! Festival this year, featuring live music on the lawn, over 200 great Virginia wines and over 20 Virginia wineries. View all


For food and wine events throughout the region, visit our Food & Wine Calendar.