April Hobby Ideas

See what’s going on in the World of Hobbies during the month of April….

National Scrabble Day is April 13. Visit our Scrabble page for more information on this family fun activity.

The Pebble Beach Annual Food & Wine Festival, an epicurean event of the season, takes place in April, with more than 250 top wineries and 70 celebrity chefs. 1-866-907-3663. wine tasting.

Virginia’s Historic Garden Week, with 30 different tours, takes place each April. Call 804-644-7776 for specific information on dates. April Vacation Ideas gives you detailed information on this outstanding event.

April is National Garden Month. Visit our Gardening page to “spring” into action.

Check out the Wild Irish Rose handicap bowling open-entry tournament in Canandaiga, NY. USBC certified, cash prizes. 585-394-0668

Be sure to catch the annual Boston Marathon that takes place Patriots’ Day, the third Monday in April. And, did you know that in 1897, when the first Boston Marathon took place, only 18 people participated, with 10 completing the race. Today, there are more that 25,000 participants. More information on our Marathon page and April Vacation Ideas.

Get ready for The Windy City Pulp & Paperback Show . April 27 – April 29, 2012. For information, call 888-627-9031.

For a great collection of Pulp Fiction, Old Time Radio classics, Cliffhanger Serials, classic Old Movies on DVD, rare and used books, e-books, Forgotten Fiction, Featured Authors, Biographies, and Fantasy Art Books, visit the Vintage Library.

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will be held April 12 and 13, 2014 at the USC Campus, Los Angeles, CA. Enjoy the fun of reading and activities to stimulate the imagination – panel and speaker sessions, famous authors, celebrities, culinary greats creating their famous recipes, costumed characters, circus performers, film screening, live music, giant crossword puzzles and more.

The Emmett Kelly Park in Houston, MO presents their annual Emmett Kelly Clown Festival the last weekend in April. The event is free; however, if you would like to attend their “Clown College” for a fee of $25, you’ll learn the art of clown make-up, juggling, magic, and how to “clown around” for the fun of it. Call the Southern Inn for more information.417-967-4591.