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October, 2018

Events Starting in This Month:
Mon., Oct 1 - Fri., Oct 5
This weeklong festival on Franklin Street includes carnival attractions, more than 126 food booths, amateur talent competitions, free entertainment, and a parade. This event attracts more than 200,000 people to the West Side and is considered to be one of...
Mon., Oct 1 - Wed., Oct 31
Part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Chalk It Up is a community-wide campaign in which community partners create awareness about domestic violence using sidewalk chalk to draw images and write facts and states about domestic violence in high traffic...
Mon., Oct 1 - Wed., Oct 31
This annual project sponsored by the YWCA bears witness to violence against women. Each shirt is designed by a survivor to represent her personal experience and is then hung on a clothesline to bring awareness to the problem of violence...
Wed., Oct 3 - Fri., Oct 5
John Lasater IV teaches plein air painting. ...
Thu., Oct 4 - Sun., Oct 7
Experience 200 miles of shopping, snacking, and sightseeing through Western Kentucky along U.S. Highway 60 in Livingston, Crittenden, Union, Henderson, Daviess, Hancock, Breckinridge, and Meade counties. ...
Thu., Oct 4, 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. ...
Fri., Oct 5 - Sat., Oct 6
Ian McSpadden's Friday-Saturday workshop is tailored to photographers of all levels with talks on technique and photo shoots all across French Lick Resort’s grounds. ...
Fri., Oct 5, 11:00am
Join Community One for a great day of early-autumn golf and fun. Proceeds of this event support neighborhood revitalization and housing restoration work in Evansville. ...
Fri., Oct 5, 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., Oct 5, 5:45pm
Get to Garvin Park for a 5K run sundown run along the greenway as part of the Tri-State Fitness Rewards Program. ...
Fri., Oct 5, 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. ...
Fri., Oct 5, 8:00pm
Experience wine tasting at West Baden Springs Hotel paired with five courses of a variety of hors d'oeuvres. The event includes American and European wine presentations by the house wine expert highlighting a different imported or domestic varietal with each...
Sat., Oct 6, 8:00am
It has been declared a national emergency and the opioid crisis in the Tri-State is prevalent. 7 Sisters will remember those lost from this epidemic, educate the community, and cultivate awareness through a 5K and family fun run.   ...
Sat., Oct 6
Enjoy the exhibition opening featuring artwork from Daniel Bulliet, Abby Laux, Stephanie Paige Thompson, and artists of Charles Ford Memorial Home. ...
Sat., Oct 6 - Sun., Oct 7
This festival attracts more than 100 unique crafts and food vendors each year with food music, fun, and games for all. All items from vendors are handmade, one of a kind, and perfect for holiday gifts. ...
Sat., Oct 6, 9:00am
Enjoy tasting barbeque at the BBQ Cook-Off and browsing through the unique craft booths as live music fills the air at the annual Square Flair in downtown Boonville, Indiana. ...
Sat., Oct 6, 9:00am
Join SMILE on Down Syndrome for its 17th anniversary advocacy walk. The morning includes food, fitness, fun, and entertainment. ...
Sat., Oct 6, 10:00am
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., Oct 6, 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...
Sun., Oct 7, 7:00am - 10:00pm
The Evansville Latino American Center is hosting the fifth annual Fiesta Evansville to celebrate the city's Hispanic Heritage Month and Diversity Celebration, featuring a multicultural parade, Mariachi music, Latin American folk dancing, a salsa contest and salsa classes, and authentic...
Sun., Oct 7, 8:00am
The Great Pumpkin Metric is a scenic, rural bicycle tour through southwestern Indiana. Riders can choose from a 100K, 50K, or 25K route. Each route will have rest stops with water and food, and sagwagons will be on the routes...
Sun., Oct 7
Members of the Islamic Society of Evansville cook up specialties from all over the world to benefit the Tri-State Food Bank. Visitors can enjoy foods like shish-kebab, falafel, chicken biryani, and babaganoush; get henna tattoos; shop in the bazaar; have...
Sun., Oct 7, 4:00pm
Take in the sounds of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra in the historic setting of the Rapp-Owen Granary in New Harmony, Indiana. ...
Mon., Oct 8
Teams of four are invited to tee off to support Ronald McDonald House Charities during this annual golf outing. ...
Mon., Oct 8 - Sun., Oct 21
Workshops are available for students by day and concerts at night. The festival is open to the public and features renowned musicians at Thrall’s Opera House. ...
Mon., Oct 8, 9:48am
Celebrate National Chemistry Week by running a Half Mole (3.01 km) or Full Mole (6.02 km) at Henderson Community College. Don't confuse this race with the furry animal, though. These moles are the scientific unit of measure. ...
Mon., Oct 8, 1:00pm
Girl Scouts can dissect a flower and explore how plants eat, drink, breathe, and communicate. ...
Tue., Oct 9, 8:42am
All local fine art, all under $50, all benefitting the artists directly. Not much could get better at the annual YART sale. ...
Wed., Oct 10, 7:00pm
The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Human Relations Commission presents the 2018 Annual Dinner and Mayor's Celebration of Diversity Awards with keynote speaker Dolores Huerta. ...
Thu., Oct 11 - Sun., Oct 14
Countess Diana of Belfor finds her handsome young secretary Teodoro seducing one of her ladies in waiting and becomes consumed with jealousy. She enters a love triangle in this comedy about falling for people you shouldn't in "The Dog in...
Thu., Oct 11, 4:00pm
This annual event cosponsored by the USI Sexual Assault Gender Violence Prevention Committee and Albion honors individuals whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence and the lives that have been tragically lost as a result of domestic violence. It...
Thu., Oct 11, 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., Oct 11, 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. ...
Fri., Oct 12
The Kids’ Half Marathon is for youth age 5 to 12 years. Participants will start their training by logging 12 miles in the weeks leading up to the race day. Then on race day, they will run their final mile...
Fri., Oct 12, 6:00pm
Come fly with the EVV Pilot's Club during their first annual Aviator's Ball, honoring Aviator of the Year Doug Joest and benefitting the Student Pilot Scholarship Program. ...
Fri., Oct 12, 7:00pm
Join First Presbyterian Church as our director of music provides a live organ soundtrack to the chosen silent movie. The title of this year’s silent movie has yet to be announced. ...
Sat., Oct 13, 7:00am
Come join the YMCA for the 15th running of the Evansville Half Marathon. The race kicks off along the riverfront in Downtown Evansville. The event includes a half marathon, relay option, and a kids’ run the day before. ...
Sat., Oct 13
The Second Saturday of every month, kids create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. ...
Sat., Oct 13, 11:00am
This event is open to children of all abilities, featuring circus-themed games, crafts, and lunch. Reservations are required. ...
Sat., Oct 13, 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., Oct 13, 1:00pm
 Writer/director Jed Brian and other cast members from the top-selling horror film "Unlisted Owner" will hold an exclusive DVD signing at Barnes and Noble on Oct. 13. At the signing, guests will be able to purchase the film, have it signed,...
Sat., Oct 13, 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...
Sat., Oct 13, 7:00pm
West Baden Craft Beer Tasting will take place on the patio where you can sample a medley of six craft beers. Gastropub-themed hors d’oeuvres will be served alongside the 5-ounce tasting portions.You can take home a souvenir beer glass. ...
Sat., Oct 13, 7:00pm
Join First Presbyterian Church as our director of music provides a live organ soundtrack to the chosen silent movie. The title of this year’s silent movie has yet to be announced. ...
Sat., Oct 13, 7:30pm
After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for...
Sun., Oct 14, 10:00am - 4:00pm
The first-ever Downtown Makers Market features all things fall like local makers, live music, food trucks, and a pumpkin patch. ...
Sun., Oct 14, 4:00 - 8:00
Hosted by the businesses on the 600 block of South Main Street in New Harmony, guests can enjoy a good, old-fashioned pot luck dinner in the street. Meat and drinks are provided, so bring a dish, enjoy live music, and...
Mon., Oct 15 - Wed., Oct 17
French Lick's week-long celebration of women’s golf features a collection of past greats in the women’s game including LPGA Hall-of-Famers, current LPGA members, and major champions over the age of 45. ...
Tue., Oct 16 - Wed., Oct 17
Each year, performances of a selected play are staged to raise funds for the Jacob Ball Wish Fund, an organization that allows special needs students to experience “wishes” and opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable to them. ...
Tue., Oct 16, 7:00 - 8:00
Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. His many books include "All American Boys," the "Track" series, "Long Way Down," "For Everyone," and "Miles...
Tue., Oct 16, 7:00pm
Meet local candidates running for Vanderburgh County Commissioner, Warrick County Commissioner, and the EVSC School Board during the forum sponsored by Indivisible Evansville. ...
Tue., Oct 16 - Wed., Oct 17
 This musical concert featuring the music of West Side Story will be held to raise funds for the Jacob Ball Wish Fund, which serves area students with special needs. The show includes performances from Broadway stars Ali Ewoldt (currently playing "Christine"...
Wed., Oct 17, 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. ...
Thu., Oct 18, 10:30am
The Tri-State’s largest fashion show and luncheon benefits YWCA programs for women and girls, and the Berkley Ann Branson Young Women of Promise Scholarship Program. ...
Thu., Oct 18, 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., Oct 18, 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. ...
Thu., Oct 18, 6:00pm
Are you ready to dance? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour presented by Pull-Ups Training Pants is an interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior's greatest hits with your favorite characters like Mickey, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog...
Thu., Oct 18, 7:00 - 8:30
Evansville native and journalist Keach Hagey will present "Covering the Content King" about Viacom chairman and media mogul Sumner Redstone. ...
Fri., Oct 19 - Sun., Oct 21
The University of Southern Indiana welcomes families and friends to explore the campus and get a firsthand look at what life is like at USI. ...
Fri., Oct 19 - Sun., Oct 21
Tour guides share some of the spookier legends of the town’s history. Learn about the Civil War, Underground Railroad, and Newburgh, Indiana, river lore. Meet some ghosts of the townspeople as they share stories from the past. ...
Fri., Oct 19 - Sun., Oct 21
This annual Halloween event features a not-so-scary fun activity for the whole family. Grab your costume and enjoy an evening filled with activities, trick-or-treat stations, animal encounters, shows, and more. ...
Fri., Oct 19 - Sun., Oct 21
The annual Historic Newburgh Ghost Walks return with stories rooted in history. This year, guest can participate in a new hayride tour along with the Water Street and State Street tours. ...
Fri., Oct 19, 4:00 - 7:00
Get freaky with activities like a chemistry magic show, corn hole, face painting, trick or treating, costume parade, hayride, and a showing of "Hocus Pocus" at Freaky Friday on the Hill. ...
Fri., Oct 19, 5:30 - 7:30
Get in the spooky spirit with family-friendly activities, food, and fun during Ivy Tech's annual Monster Mash. ...
Fri., Oct 19, 6:30 - 11:00
Hunt ghosts and listen for bumps in the night during the paranormal investigations in New Harmony, Indiana, at the Community House No. 2 and the Fauntleroy Home. ...
Sat., Oct 20, 9:00am
This year’s theme for the annual Southwestern Indiana Master Gardeners Fall Conference is “Beautiful Gardens, Inspiring Life.” The event will include four speakers, more than 30 vendors, demonstrations, lunch, and more. Registrations are due May 1. ...
Sat., Oct 20, 9:00am
Join SMILE on Down Syndrome for their sixth Annual Trucks & Heroes meet and greet. View some of the area’s finest service and business vehicles and meet the men and women who make our area great. Fun for the whole...
Sat., Oct 20, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Young Leaders United is hosting its sixth annual dodgeball tournament to raise money for funding an early education program in the community. ...
Sat., Oct 20
Set to release their sixth studio album "New Freedom Blues," Town Mountain is making a stop at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum to share their bluegrass tunes. ...
Sat., Oct 20, 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., Oct 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer is hosting a community project with a goal to provide 1,000 bags to children in foster care in Vanderburgh County through a collaborative project “Value Every Child" with The Isaiah 1:17 Project, 911 Gives Hope,...
Sat., Oct 20
Stay tuned for details about this family-friendly fall event. ...
Sat., Oct 20
The Chili Dog Walk offers two separate walks in the morning and afternoon with a carnival and contests for both kids and dogs. Guests also can participate in a silent auction, shop from vendors, carve pumpkins, and enjoy a bowl...
Sat., Oct 20
Harmonie State Park’s annual Halloween event has surpassed 20 years with the same fun as always, decorated campground, trick or treating, scavenger hunt, pumpkin decorating contest, and lots of fall fun. Bring your costume and join in the festivities. ...
Sat., Oct 20 - Sun., Oct 21
Just a quick drive from Evansville, Reid’s Orchard’s annual Apple Festival offers delicious food, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, and hayrides for two days of family fun. ...
Sat., Oct 20, 4:00pm
University of Southern Indiana Baseball will host Indiana University in an exhibition game that will benefit the fight against Friedreich's's ataxia (FA), a degenerative neuro-muscular disorder that affects one in 50,000 people in the United States. ...
Sat., Oct 20, 5:00pm
The benefit for the Adopt an Ash Program is attempting to save 23 Ash Trees within Oak Hill Cemetery from the Emerald Ash Borer. ...
Sun., Oct 21, 3:00pm
Walk a mile in Sophie and Sam Schulz's shoes in awareness of their fight with epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a rare skin disease, during the annual walk and fundraiser. ...
Sun., Oct 21, 7:00pm
Take in tunes with River Brass, the Tri-State's only brass band, during their fall concert. ...
Mon., Oct 22, 11:00am
Take a breather from the office, and join cMoe Play Experts for a special recess. Discover how play helps team building, reduces stress, improves creative thinking, and creates strong bonds with colleagues. Team activities include an animal cuddle area, desktop...
Tue., Oct 23, 7:30am
Come hear stories of life-change from the past year’s success stories while you share a breakfast with others who are passionate about seeing homelessness and poverty end. This is an inspiring morning that always encourages everyone that there is a...
Tue., Oct 23, 9:30 - 10:30
Representatives from the Amends Domestic Violence Intervention Program, the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office Victim Assistance Program, and the YWCA will be part of a panel discussion on domestic violence and the impact it's had on the community. ...
Tue., Oct 23, 5:30pm
Dive into Evansville's business of beer through the documentary The Big Beer Doc during WNIN's premiere celebration with an onsite beer garden and samples from Carson's Brewery, Maidens Brewery, and Evansville Brewhouse. ...
Thu., Oct 25
The public is invited to come out to Echo Lanes in Henderson, Kentucky, for this fun, family-friendly event to benefit the local Komen affiliate. ...
Thu., Oct 25, 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. ...
Fri., Oct 26 - Sun., Oct 28
This annual Halloween event features a not-so-scary fun activity for the whole family. Grab your costume and enjoy an evening filled with activities, trick-or-treat stations, animal encounters, shows, and more. ...
Fri., Oct 26, 6:00pm
This family-friendly Halloween dance party features costume contests for all ages, crafts, a silent auction, door prizes, desserts and snacks, and free masks. A cash bar and buffet dinner will be available. Proceeds go toward Voices, Inc., which advocates for...
Fri., Oct 26, 6:30 - 11:00
Hunt ghosts and listen for bumps in the night during the paranormal investigations in New Harmony, Indiana, at the Community House No. 2 and Thrall's Opera House. ...
Fri., Oct 26, 7:00pm
Take in artwork by local artists whose works consider the modern or "city" themes of place, people, and social mechanisms during the exhibit opening of "Urban Noir: Re-Imaging Darkness." ...
Fri., Oct 26, 8:00pm
The West Baden Springs Hotel will serve desserts made in-house paired with wine varietals from around the world.   ...
Sat., Oct 27, 8:00am
Get some extra mileage out of your Halloween costume during the 3-mile or 5-mile Monster Bash Dash along West Franklin Street. ...
Sat., Oct 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. ...
Sat., Oct 27, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Global Crossroads celebrates a diverse mix of cultures through food trucks and booths, fair-trade gifts, children's activities, live music, dance performances, education and more. More than 30 vendors, performers and student groups representing African, Asian, Caribbean, European, Latino and Middle...
Sat., Oct 27, 11:00am
Celebrate food, music, education, and culture from all over the globe at the free and family-friendly Global Crossroads Multicultural Festival. ...
Sat., Oct 27 - Sun., Oct 28
Journey back in time to when Lincoln grew up in Southern Indiana. Experience life as it was with costumed interpreters, re-enactors, demonstrators, kids activities, music, food, and more. ...
Sat., Oct 27 - Sun., Oct 28
Search through a wide variety of quality antiques, vintage collectibles, repurposed home decor, furniture, and artisan and handcrafted items from 300 vendors throughout seven buildings. ...
Sat., Oct 27, 2:00pm
Monroe, Jennings, State, and Water streets in Newburgh, Indiana, close for a parade with the Little Old Dam Band, followed by kids, pets, and parents dressed in Halloween costumes walking through the streets. Prizes will be given. ...
Sat., Oct 27, 3:00pm
For 364 days of the year the cemetery does not permit dog owners to share the beauty of Oak Hill Cemetery and Arboretum with their pets. However, on this one day only, responsible pet owners are invited to come and...
Sat., Oct 27, 3:00pm
Join the staff of the YMCA at the Dunigan location on the East Side for the member-only fall celebration event. The evening includes inflatables, trunk or treat, games, face painting, and more. ...
Sat., Oct 27, 3:00 - 7:00
There’s no better way to experience southwestern Indiana’s most beautiful destination than by spending a late afternoon at this outdoor fall event. Enjoy food and beverages from local restaurants under the fall foliage while enjoying live entertainment and meeting animal...
Sat., Oct 27, 3:00pm
 Celebrate an autumn festival, live music, kids’ games, food trucks, and the fall farmer’s market. ...
Sat., Oct 27, 6:30 - 11:00
Hunt ghosts and listen for bumps in the night during the paranormal investigations in New Harmony, Indiana, at the Ribeyre Gymnasium. ...
Sat., Oct 27, 7:00pm
Southern Rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd announced after a career spanning more than 40 years and including a catalog of more than 60 albums, they would embark on their "Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour." The will be joined along...
Sat., Oct 27, 7:00pm
Henderson Community College's Raymond B. Preston Lecture Series kicks off with NPR journalist Ari Shapiro. ...
Sat., Oct 27, 7:00pm
Enjoy a night full of spooky music to get you ready for Halloween with tricks, treats, and entertaining music from the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. ...
Sun., Oct 28
This family-friendly community event, benefiting the Tri-State Multiple Sclerosis Association, includes food, vendors, a one-mile walk, silent auction, and more. ...
Sun., Oct 28, 2:00pm
Join First Presbyterian Church for its annual Pumpkin Fest. The free street festival event offers food, pumpkin carving, bounce houses, games, trunk-or-treating, and more. ...
Tue., Oct 30, 12:30pm
 Are you 50 or older and looking for some Halloween fun? Dress up in your costume and visit the Henderson County Public Library for an afternoon of tricks, treats, and hullabaloo. The event will include games, crafts, music, and snacks. ...
Tue., Oct 30, 7:30pm
Aquila Theatre’s production of this timeless classic will be bold and thrilling while paying homage to the original, frightening writing of Mary Shelley. ...

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