April Best Bets

A selection of April’s can’t miss events.
Photos courtesy: (1) Matt Paskert; (2) Lydia Moody; (3) Kyle Ragsdale/IRT; (4) Popcon Indy; (5) Jarrett Barnes. Adobe Art By Molesko Studio
Illustration by Hatsue

(1) Morgan Wallen
April 4
The “Last Night” country star’s One Night at a Time Tour lands at Lucas Oil Stadium. A part of ticket proceeds go to Wallen’s youth charity.

(2) Fables and Folklore
April 5–6
Carmel’s Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre brings Italian, Czech, and Aztec tales to life with its trademark dramatic flair at The Tarkington.

(3) Little Shop of Horrors
April 17–May 19
“What a strange and unusual plant!” The unique horticultural horror musical takes the stage at the Indiana Repertory Theatre. Bonus: There will also be a workshop on carnivorous plant care.

(4) PopCon
April 26–28
This pop culture convention at the Indiana Convention Center leans toward family fun with magic shows, a massive game hall, laser tag, escape rooms, Nerf battles, and a kid zone.

(5) Oddities & Curiosities Expo
April 27–28
Among the macabre at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center are preserved specimens, creepy medical tools, and funeral curios. Catch sideshow performers and—oh, why not?—learn taxidermy.