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September, 2018

Events Starting in This Month:
Sat., Sep 1
Celebrate 100 years of F.J. Reitz High School with food, music, and festivities sponsored by the Big Blue Boosters.  ...
Sat., Sep 1, 10:00am
Evansville will roar to life as the American Power Boat Association’s North American Championships comes to race challenging 1.25-mile Ohio River racecourse. ...
Sat., Sep 1, 11:30am
This exciting new program on the first Saturday of every month is for young children and their caregivers. Reggie the Museum Shark, our resident shark puppet, likes to go on adventures around the museum. Participants are encouraged to bring their...
Sat., Sep 1
Join Keep Evansville Beautiful and other community members to clean up the city. For two hours in the morning, participants dedicate themselves to cleaning up litter in a designated area of town. ...
Sat., Sep 1 - Sun., Sep 2
Evansville will roar to life as the American Power Boat Association’s North American Championships comes to race challenging 1.25-mile Ohio River racecourse. ...
Sat., Sep 1, 6:00pm
Stop by the courtyard of First Presbyterian Church to enjoy some local music. Restroom facilities will be open for those in need of a break. Water fountains also are available. ...
Sun., Sep 2, 10:00am
Evansville will roar to life as the American Power Boat Association’s North American Championships comes to race challenging 1.25-mile Ohio River racecourse. ...
Sun., Sep 2
Enjoy an all-day music festival with regional bands, a beer garden, and food. ...
Thu., Sep 6, 5:00 - 7:00
The 25th annual Juried Art Exhibition includes a wide variety of media and techniques like watercolor, oil, acrylic, prints, photography, collage, sculpture, and graphite. The exhibit runs from Sept. 5-28. ...
Thu., Sep 6, 5:00pm
Join the Vanderburgh Medical Alliance for a couples event with boutique shopping, a bourbon room, dinner, and a show. ...
Thu., Sep 6, 5:00 - 7:00
Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvre in the garden, veranda, and carriage house of Francis Joseph Reitz's home. Reitz alumni, friends, and community can enjoy live entertainment. ...
Thu., Sep 6, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., Sep 6, 6:00 - 8:00
Join 7 Sisters as they share their personal stories of how opioids and addiction have affected their families at An Evening with 7 Sisters. As Vanderburgh County has the highest rate of opioid controlled substance prescriptions dispensed in the state...
Thu., Sep 6, 7:00 - 8:00
Kelsey Timmerman is a New York Times bestselling author of "Where Am I Wearing?" "Where Am I Eating?," and "Where Am I Giving?" He has spoken about travel and globalization around the world, traveling to more than 50 countries. Timmerman...
Fri., Sep 7, 11:00am
Visit the Evansville Museum free of charge during the first Friday of every month. Family friendly activities and crafts are often planned. ...
Fri., Sep 7
The largest, one-day community-wide volunteer event, the Annual Day of Caring allows the United Way to connect more than 1,200 volunteers with nonprofit agencies in need of help with meaningful projects. The day begins with a breakfast presentation at the...
Fri., Sep 7, 11:30am
Enjoy an outdoor lunch downtown with live music. Attendees can bring their own lunch, grab a to-go lunch from a local restaurant, or support local food vendors at the park. ...
Fri., Sep 7, 3:30pm
Amping up the Amphitheater is an evening of entertainment on the riverfront to make the Newburgh Riverfront Pavilion Amphitheater a reality. Money raised will go toward the proposed riverfront amphitheater. ...
Fri., Sep 7, 5:30pm
First Friday is a free, monthly celebration of arts and culture in the Haynie’s Corner Arts District with art, live music, street performers, food, and drinks. ...
Fri., Sep 7, 5:30pm
First Friday is a free, monthly celebration of arts and culture in the Haynie’s Corner Arts District with art, live music, street performers, food, and drinks. ...
Fri., Sep 7, 7:00pm
This free concert at First Presbyterian Church will feature an accomplished organist yet to be announced. Visit the church’s website for calendar updates. ...
Fri., Sep 7, 7:00pm
Join the Evansville River City Bop Club every first Friday of the month for some swing dancing. The club does it all — East Coast swing, West Coast swing, Cha Cha, line dances, and waltzes. ...
Sat., Sep 8, 7:00am
The YMCA 15K is the second in the YMCA series of races that includes the Evansville Half Marathon in October. ...
Sat., Sep 8, 8:45am
Evansville Lutheran Family Counseling is a nonprofit agency offering mental health counseling to all people regardless of income or faith affiliation. In order to continue providing these services, the agency holds a golf outing fundraiser every September. ...
Sat., Sep 8, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Learn how to see the lights and darks that make up a painting during Chris Thomas's workshop. ...
Sat., Sep 8, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Hosted by the Southwest Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society, the native plant sale will offer great prices on plants with expertise from knowledgeable local gardeners. ...
Sat., Sep 8, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Get ready to shop 'til you drop at The Farmhouse Charm's Market Day with various local vendors and makers, giveaways, and activities for kids. ...
Sat., Sep 8
The whole day is a celebration for the Eastern Wild Turkey, with talks about calls, hunting, turkey bingo, and a turkey craft. ...
Sat., Sep 8, 11:00am
 This free, all-day music festival in Evansville's Downtown features musical performances, children's activities, food vendors, artists, a beer garden, and more. All are welcome! Due to predicted rainy weather, this event has been moved into the Old National Events Plaza in...
Sat., Sep 8, 11:00am - 3:00pm
The Spirit Fest is the largest Fundraiser for the Spirit Medical Fund used to treat sick and injured stray, homeless, or abused animals that come to the facility. ...
Sat., Sep 8, 11:30am
The second Saturday and third Thursday of every month, participants create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. No art skills are necessary. ...
Sat., Sep 8
Deaconess’ fundraising event lives up to its name as the Party of the Year. Live music, delicious food, and lots of fun surprises make this an event to remember. All proceeds benefit the Deaconess Foundation and health care in our...
Sat., Sep 8
The second Saturday of every month, kids create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. ...
Sat., Sep 8, 7:00 - 10:30
Dance the night away with the Metro Ballroom Dance Club. The lesson starts at 7 p.m. with the dance beginning at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per couple and $15 for single dancers. Dances are held every second Saturday of...
Mon., Sep 10
Youth Resources hosts this annual event to honor Robert “Scooter” Tiemann while also raising funds for the TEENPOWER Scholarship Fund bearing his name. Since 2013, the Scooter Scholarship Fund has provided 74 students with the opportunity to attend TEENPOWER. ...
Wed., Sep 12, 9:00am - 12:00pm
 This workshop — hosted by author and professor Neal A. Lester, Ph.D. — engages participants in critical conversations about privilege and bias to allow them to better address social injustices in the world. A discussion of social, political, and cultural ramifications...
Wed., Sep 12
This University of Southern Indiana on-campus event will include a luncheon followed by a Tribute to Founders and Awards Presentations. ...
Thu., Sep 13 - Sat., Sep 15
Brinker's Jewelers biggest savings event of the year offers deals on featured diamonds, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, rings, and watches. The sale takes place 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 14, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15. ...
Thu., Sep 13 - Sat., Sep 15
The annual tent sale at Brinker’s Jewelers includes the most popular brands in jewelry — Charles Krypell, John Hardy, Michele Watches, Mikimoto, Mont Blanc, Roberto Coin, Tag Heuer, and Shinola. ...
Thu., Sep 13, 5:00pm
Board game fans of all ages are invited to play the Evansville Museum’s vast collection of board games on the second Thursday of each month. ...
Thu., Sep 13, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., Sep 13, 6:00 - 9:00
Author and professor Neal A. Lester, Ph.D. will host this workshop which is an opportunity to dissect the "Nword," described as the "the most inflammatory, shocking, and historic word in the English language." Dr. Lester also will discuss the word's continually...
Fri., Sep 14, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Association (SWIMGA) members are trained volunteers that participate in the community to teach the public on horticultural techniques, demonstrate proper gardening, tree and lawn care, and pest control. Classes will run each Friday morning starting Sept. 14...
Fri., Sep 14 - Sun., Sep 23
"Platinum Girls The Musical" is an irresistible, feel-good celebration of friendship. It is the story of three best friends who wrote a song for their high school pops concert more than 35 years ago. 7:30 p.m. ET Sept. 14, 15, 21,...
Fri., Sep 14, 6:00pm
Enjoy an evening of dinner, raffles, and silent and live auctions. All proceeds go to Albion Fellows Bacon Center’s domestic and sexual violence shelter and services. ...
Sat., Sep 15, 7:00 - 11:00
Downtown residents and merchants are cleaning out closets and storerooms during this first-ever alley sale. The brick-lined alleys will be filled with bargains on furniture, clothing, and more. ...
Sat., Sep 15, 8:00am - 3:30pm
Gather together for the annual women's conference with keynote speakers Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet, co-authors of "The Friendship Project." ...
Sat., Sep 15, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Join Citizens for Liberty for a constitution week presentation, featuring David Shestokas, author of "Constitutional Sound Bites." ...
Sat., Sep 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana is looking for volunteers to sign up in the Evansville area, because wish kids are waiting extended periods of time to meet with their wish-granting volunteers. Grow the team of Make-A-Wish volunteers by registering for...
Sat., Sep 15, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library is partnering with members of the local Latino community to host a kick-off celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month that will feature a mariachi band, traditional Hispanic food, dance lessons, and bilingual story times featuring prominent...
Sat., Sep 15 - Sun., Sep 16
Learn more about Native American heritage with native dances, ceremonies, crafts, and food during the Native American Heritage Days. ...
Sat., Sep 15, 11:30am
The AIDS Resource Group will hold the 26th annual AIDS Walk, a family freindly event offering bounce houses for the kids, a kids' area, live entertainment, games, prize drawing, silent auction, memorial walk, and much more. ...
Sat., Sep 15, 11:30am
National and regional touring music groups, art vendors, environmental and wellness educators, diverse food booths, tent talks, music workshops, live theater, nature programs, concerts, and more will be available at the family and environmentally friendly Ferdinand Folk Fest. ...
Sat., Sep 15, 12:00pm
Join the staff at Wesselman Woods for an afternoon browsing the wares of local crafters and artists, who will demonstrate their work for guests. Presenters will have pieces for sale and there will be free kids’ activities. ...
Sat., Sep 15
Support the animals of the It Take A Village No-Kill Rescue with the annual Doggiepalooza outdoor music festival with games and food. ...
Sat., Sep 15 - Sun., Sep 16
Head to New Harmony, Indiana, for the state’s largest German Festival and celebrate German heritage with food, music, crafts, and a wide selection of local shops ready to embrace the tradition. ...
Sat., Sep 15, 4:00pm
The ninth annual Kenny Kent Lexus Jazz & Wine Festival features regional wineries and restaurants in tents that line Downtown Evansville. There will be live music throughout the evening on three stages along with the aromas and bouquets of beautiful...
Sat., Sep 15, 6:30pm
Join Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana for an evening of food, music, bourbon, and fun at the second annual Boilin’ in the Boro. The evening will start with a low country boil provided by Steamer Seafood and also will include...
Sat., Sep 15, 7:30pm
This Americana string band has sold more than 800,000 albums worldwide. They won a Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video and were formally inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2013. ...
Mon., Sep 17
The Senior LPGA Championship presented by Old National Bank will be held on the Pete Dye Course. The LPGA Tour has signed a multi-year agreement for the tournament to be held at French Lick Resort and to have it televised...
Mon., Sep 17, 6:00 - 8:00
Try yoga or Zumba; see karate, ice skating, and hockey demonstrations; take an introductory skating lesson; go public skate; and more at Swonder's Open House. ...
Tue., Sep 18, 7:00pm
Indivisible Evansville invites the community to meet the candidates during its forum to facilitate citizen engagement with current elected officials and running candidates. ...
Wed., Sep 19, 6:00pm
Grab a beverage, feed your head, and learn about cutting-edge topics in science and technology from leading experts in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question ...
Wed., Sep 19, 8:00pm
One of the most phenomenal harmonica players in history, John Popper formed his band, Blues Traveler, with his high school friends in the late '80s in New York City. Show begins at 8 p.m. ET. ...
Thu., Sep 20 - Sun., Sep 23
Newburgh Community Theater presents its fall production. ...
Thu., Sep 20, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., Sep 20, 5:00 - 7:00
 This event promotes mental health awareness and teaches meditation and yoga on the University of Evansville campus. Special guest instructors will be Mark Goltiao and Megan Sicard. Rain location is at the University's Fitness Center. The event is free and open...
Thu., Sep 20, 6:00pm
To help raise funds for the building of the hall of fame museum, the Greater Evansville Sports Hall of Fame will hold an evening auction with free admission and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. ...
Thu., Sep 20, 6:00pm
Shoe Carnival sponsors this event to benefit Vanderburgh County CASA with a silent auction, appetizers, drinks, and a runway show featuring the season's biggest footwear trends. ...
Thu., Sep 20, 6:00pm
The second Saturday and third Thursday of every month, participants create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. No art skills are necessary. ...
Fri., Sep 21 - Sun., Sep 23
Evansville cultural organization members are invited to the second reciprocal weekend throughout the city. By presenting a current and valid membership card at the participating organizations, guests will be entitled to free general admission. ...
Fri., Sep 21, 5:30 - 8:30
Enjoy wine, shopping, music, and more in Downtown Evansville during the second annual fall Wine Walk. Proceeds will be used to help decorate shopping streets for the holidays. ...
Sat., Sep 22 - Sun., Sep 23
 If you are a craft show shopper, being your holiday shopping early at the annual Fine Arts & Craft Show, sponsored by the Vanderburgh County Extension Homemakers. This event features more than 400 booths with only handmade or hand crafted items....
Sat., Sep 22, 10:00am - 4:00pm
This annual arts festival located in the Haynie's Corner Arts District features artists from around the region and multiple states. Food vendors also will be in attendance to satisfy your hunger! A portion of the proceeds from Funk in the City...
Sat., Sep 22, 10:30am
Kids Fest, presented by Bunny Bread, is a free, family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, activities, and special appearances by PBS characters and more. Kids Fest encourages children and their parents to incorporate learning into daily play. ...
Sat., Sep 22, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Enjoy food, church tours, an orthodox bookstore, games, music, and more at St. Ananias' ethnic festival. ...
Sat., Sep 22, 1:00 - 5:00
Rally with the Girl Scouts of Southwestern Indiana as they discover what it means to be a real G.I.R.L. (go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, leader) with more than 30 hands-on activity stations, food trucks, and entertainment. ...
Sat., Sep 22
SWIRCA BrewFest serves as a fundraiser to benefit SWIRCA & More with more than 300 craft beers, 50 wines, 20 liquors, and dozens of local culinary appetizers. Must be 21 or older to attend. ...
Sat., Sep 22, 5:00 - 9:00
Hockey players from across the Tri-State come to put their hockey skill to the test in four different age groups — 10, 12, and 14 year olds and high school students. Proceeds benefit the Evansville High School Thunder Kentucky League....
Sat., Sep 22, 6:00pm
Downtown Henderson Partnership’s signature fundraiser, Dinner on the River features live music, a cash bar, and a customized dinner menu of choice provided by local restaurants. ...
Sat., Sep 22, 6:00pm
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its 84th season with the Bluegrass Ball, honoring Robert and Marianna Wright who will be recognized for their enduring and loyal support of the EPO. ...
Sat., Sep 22, 6:30pm
Epsilon Sigma Alpha will host the Shootout at Whiskey Joe's Mystery Dinner with all proceeds benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Join a humdinger of an adventure in the spirit of the Old West and come prepared to solve a...
Sat., Sep 22, 8:00pm
Los Angeles native John Ondrasik, who goes by Five for Fighting, burst onto the scene 15 years ago with his Grammy Award-nominated hit "Superman (It's Not Easy)" and has been a mainstay on mainstream radio ever since. Show begins 8...
Mon., Sep 24, 8:31am
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Tue., Sep 25, 1:30pm
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra's Annual Golf Classic will feature Dylan Meyer, the Central High School and University of Illinois standout who now is a touring professional. ...
Tue., Sep 25, 8:00pm
Tig Notaro is a comedian, actor, and writer originally from Mississippi, who Rolling Stone named one of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time. Tig writes, produces, and stars in the semi-autobiographical Amazon series, "One Mississippi." Show begins 8 p.m....
Thu., Sep 27 - Sat., Sep 29
Actors Community Theatre will produce "Church & State" as a dinner theatre production, which explores how religion influences politics and how politics has become a religion. ...
Thu., Sep 27, 11:00am
The fourth Saturday of every month is designated a Super Saturday family day, filled with themed crafts, activities, challenges, and guest lectures. ...
Thu., Sep 27
Golf scramble open to all adult golfers will feature a hole-in-one contest, longest drive, and closest-to-the-pin contests, breakfast, lunch, awards dinner, goody bags, and silent and live auctions. Morning and afternoon shotgun starts available. ...
Thu., Sep 27
In combined previous years, the Tri-State Medical Alliance's Put Some Bling On It style show has raised more than $75,000 for nonprofits. This year's show will feature more than $3 million in jewelry from The Diamond Galleria, vintage designer handbags...
Thu., Sep 27, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Sat., Sep 29, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Celebrate with cMoe during its 12th birthday bash with performances and workshops by Adzooks Puppets, demonstrations by Brice's ATA Martial Arts, birthday cake, crafts, and games. ...
Sat., Sep 29, 10:30am
The second Kids Fest hosted by WNIN and held on the campus of Brescia University in Owensboro, Kentucky, features special appearances by PBS characters. A free, family-friendly event, Kids Fest features live entertainment, activities, and more. ...
Sat., Sep 29, 11:00am
Join Lux Motors for a free event benefitting the Evansville Challenger League and local animal shelters with a car show, local musicians, food trucks, a kid zone, and beer garden. ...
Sat., Sep 29, 1:00pm
Burdette Blues Fest features food vendors, a beer garden, and music all day. ...
Sat., Sep 29, 1:30pm
Drink six beer at six bars along this three-mile course down West Franklin Street. ...
Sat., Sep 29
Fun for the whole family (two- and four-legged) abounds at the annual Doggie Dash. Proceeds of the 3K and 5K dog walks/runs benefit USI Pott College Student Advisory Board and It Take A Village No-Kill Rescue. ...
Sat., Sep 29, 2:00pm
Experience the changing season at Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve while enjoying the traditions of autumn at this scare-free, family-friendly event. Activities include horse-drawn hayrides, guided night hikes, animal programs, insect encounters, cider-press demonstrations, a campfire, and plenty of activities, and...
Sat., Sep 29, 5:00 - 10:00
Enjoy one of Warrick County’s treasures, Friedman Park, while relaxing with friends with a cold beer, local live music, and delicious food truck options. All funds raised will benefit Warrick Trails. ...
Sat., Sep 29, 6:00pm
Germania Maennerchor, Evansville’s oldest surviving German singing group, presents its annual Fall Concert. ...
Sat., Sep 29, 6:00 - 10:00
The Evansville Museum Contemporaries present the annual Brew Ha Ha sponsored by Nikki Davis with all of the Tri-State's favorite local brewers. Try a wide variety of micro, specialty, homemade, and imported beers, as well as appetizers and live entertainment....
Sat., Sep 29, 6:30pm
Back for a return engagement at the Lincoln Amphitheatre, Hard Day's Night first graced the Amphitheatre's stage in October 2015. Their 2017 performance at the Amphitheatre was sold out! ...
Sat., Sep 29, 7:00pm
Back by popular demand, violinist Tessa Lark returns to show off her classical skills as well as her versatility in other genres like bluegrass, hip hop, and jazz for the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra's opening night. ...
Sun., Sep 30, 7:00am
The 21st annual Komen Evansville Tri-State Race for the Cure® is an event the entire family can participate in. It’s a fun run or walk with good friends for a good cause, but also is a competitive 5K-road race for...
Sun., Sep 30, 8:30am
You are invited to join us for the annual celebration of God’s love for all creatures in this annual service of blessing at First Presbyterian Church. Bring your pet or a photo of your pet to receive a prayer of...
Sun., Sep 30, 1:30 - 3:00
More than 70 colleges, universities, special schools, and military organizations are expected to be represented. This opportunity allows visitors to lean more about college admission requirements, testing procedures, cost, financial aid, NCAA, and courses of study. ...
Sun., Sep 30, 3:00 - 6:00
Head to Historic Lincolnshire for food and live music as a variety of musicians play on front porches. Unique architecture abounds in this vibrant neighborhood, which is bookended by St. Benedict Cathedral and Bosse High School. ...
Continuing Events:
Sat., May 26 - Sat., Sep 29
The farmers market, located in the Edgewater Grille parking lot, is more of a happening than just a market. Guests will find the very best seasonal produce complemented by products like honey, grass-fed meats, dairy products, flowers, cheese, breads, and...
Sat., Jul 7 - Mon., Sep 3
With more top-flight equestrian trainers than ever coming to the park, the racing at Ellis Park is poised to maintain its levels of competition and excitement throughout the year and beyond. ...
Fri., Aug 31 - Sun., Sep 2
Evansville HydroFest™ is returning to the Downtown Evansville riverfront over Labor Day weekend to host the American Power Boat Association’s Eastern Divisional Championships for 14 classes of Inboard Boats during the three-day event. ...

Upcoming Events in the Tri-State: