Things To Do in the Spring In Bloomington/Normal IL

Close up view of red, purple, and white flower buds preparing to openSpring is just around the corner, beckoning us with prospects for new life, new projects, new beginnings… and new getaway plans! Plan your spring getaway to Vrooman Mansion in Bloomington, IL, where you will find genuine hospitality, luxurious amenities, pampering staff, beautiful guest rooms, and a place to truly get away from it all, within close proximity to downtown Bloomington and Normal attractions. Check out what’s happening in April and make your reservations!

F1rst Fr1days April 3, 2020 Area Arts Invitational
Extended hours from 5-8 PM. Over 20 art galleries feature a variety of art, including crafts, glass, photography, textiles and jewelry. Check out the various shopping, dining and entertainment vendors who stay open past their normal business hours to provide visitors with special deals and exciting events. Explore an art gallery or an exhibit as you sip wine from a tasting, sample a delicious meal and enjoy live music.

Bloomington is also home of the world-class Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, and here are some upcoming April shows we are sure you will enjoy. All showtimes are 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted:

The Flying Karamazov Brothers April 3, 2020
These four, self-proclaimed eccentric lunatics will wow you with a zany showcase filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild theatrics, arcane errata, and astonishing juggling feats. The act was conceived in 1973 at the University of Santa Cruz, and ever since the Flying Karamazovs have been seen around the world, on Broadway, on television and on the big screen. Click here for ticket information.close up view of a microphone

The Drifters, Friday, April 10, 2020
Originally formed in 1953 as a backup group for Clyde McPhatter, The Drifters are one of music’s most cherished and long-running vocal groups, with 13 chart hits, and also were fronted by Ben E. King. Catch this hall of fame group singing their classics such as There Goes My Baby, Under The Boardwalk, Up On The Roof, On Broadway and more. Click here for tickets.

The Blooze Brothers, Saturday, April 18, 2020
One of Chicagoland’s most in-demand show bands, the Blooze Brothers got their start 25 years ago and show no signs of stopping.  They pay homage not only to the music made by the original Blues Brothers in movies, TV, and recordings, but they evoke the spirit of Aykroyd and Belushi. Their combination of some of Chicago’s top musicians and vocalists with their 1974 Dodge Monaco Bloozemobile replica makes The Blooze Brothers a can’t miss experience! Click here for tickets.

Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Saturday, April 25, 2020
Jazz legend Dave Brubeck would have celebrated his 100th birthday in 2020. To honor their father’s life and legacy, Dave’s sons Chris and Dan Brubeck, performers in their own right who performed and recorded with their father, host a multimedia show with their own Brubeck Brothers Quartet. Joined by guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb, this dynamic quartet will feature many of Dave Brubeck’s classic tunes, as well as a few surprises too! Click here for tickets.

No matter where you roam around Bloomington/Normal, Vrooman Mansion welcomes you. Relax in one of our luxurious common areas with a glass of wine, and awaken to our one-of-a-kind gourmet breakfast. We also offer personalized packages which incorporate spa services plus little extras guaranteed to make your stay a memorable one! Plan your visit with Vrooman Mansion-don’t delay! Book your stay now by calling 309-828-8816 or online!

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