Editors' picks for the best of Columbus this month

“Orphée et Eurydice”, April 20 & 22

Aerial performers, burlesque dancers and a pre-recorded virtual choir of 100 singers from around the world will all be part of Opera Columbus' contemporary re-imagining of Christoph Gluck's 1762 baroque opera “Orphée et Eurydice.” The show, produced in collaboration with Toronto's Against the Grain Theatre, the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity and New York City's Company XIV, will be at the Southern Theatre for a Friday night performance and a Sunday matinee before moving on to Toronto. operacolumbus.org

Women's Final Four, March 30 & April 1

The women's college basketball Final Four comes to Nationwide Arena this year. Connecticut is the heavy favorite—the Huskies have won a staggering nine games by more than 50 points as of mid-February—but Ohio State is still in the mix. If the Buckeyes make a deep run, star guard Kelsey Mitchell has an outside shot at setting the all-time scoring record. ncaa.com/womens-final-four

Granville Daffodil Show, April 14–15

The late Jill Griesse of Granville was passionate about daffodils—she chaired the 2012 convention of the American Daffodil Society here in Columbus—and many of the bulbs in the Jill Griesse Garden at the Robbins Hunter Museum, which opens to the public April 14, came from her personal collection. In a weekend dedicated to the cheery spring bloomers, the Granville Garden Club will host both the 73rd annual Daffodil Show and Sale, noon–6 p.m. April 14 and 15 at the Bryn Du Mansion, and a summer bulb workshop and evening lecture by daffodil hybridizer Brent Heath on April 14 at the Robbins Hunter Museum. granvillegardenclub.org; robbinshunter.org

Jay Leno, April 7

The comedian, car enthusiast and longtime host of The Tonight Show once said, speaking of his love for restoring vintage motorcycles, “If it stops running, you try to get a spark and some fuel and some air and you get it running again. You feel like you've really accomplished something.” Through many incarnations, Leno's own illustrious career has never required such a revival. He brings his approachable brand of humor to the Palace Theatre for one night only. capa.com

The Eagles, April 8

The Dude might hate them, but the Eagles have done OK without his support. And while Glenn Frey's death in 2016 forced the Eagles to reinvent themselves, the addition of country superstar Vince Gill and Frey's son, Deacon, to the lineup of Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit has only added a new spark to the same great catalog of classic songs, which they'll perform at Nationwide Arena April 8. nationwidearena.com