Courtesy of The International Wizard of Oz Club.
Oz Fan Event
April 1 fans gather in Houma, Louisiana, for Oz on the Bayou. Special guest illustrator Eric Shanower will be featured on the Saturday program; remember to take his Oz or Bronze Age works for a signature. No website, available, but there is a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/394281480919184/
Students and Crafters and Runners, Oh My!
The academically inclined might want to look into this Great and Wonderful Oz class in Milwaukee. Held four Thursdays beginning April 6, Oz fans should ace this one. https://uwm.edu/sce/courses/the-great-and-wonderful-oz/
For the crafty Oz fan around Sulphur, Louisiana, a fun day of scrapbooking is planned April 6. Just think what you can do with your Oz event and collection photos. Again, Facebook is the only source of details. https://www.facebook.com/events/1626086604382804/
Garmon sponsors an Oz-themed marathon April 22 in Olathe, Kansas. Check out the Ozzy medallions participants receive. http://ozrun.org/
Theaters and Museums
The aptly named Emerald City Theatre in Chicago offers The Wiz through June 8. http://www.emeraldcitytheatre.com/shows-and-tickets/the-wiz/
Saturday April 15 The Land of Oz Museum in Wausaukee, Wisconsin, opens its doors for its 9th season. Curious about this private museum? See its Facebook page for details. https://www.facebook.com/LandOfOzMuseum/?fref=ts
Houston-area fans can head to Oz on the big screen, complete with wands, bubbles and preshow games, at The Drafthouse April 22. https://drafthouse.com/houston/show/the-wizard-of-oz-movie-party
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