October, 2021

Events Starting in This Month:
Fri., Oct 1 - Sun., Oct 31
Bring the family out for affordable fall fun and get lost inside more than 10 acres of Indiana corn! Pick out a pumpkin and paint it up, pet a furry critter, roast a weenie, and take a hay ride, all...
Sat., Oct 2 - Sun., Oct 3
The Audubon State Park will be filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of an arts and crafts festival again this fall after being canceled due to the pandemic in 2020. Enjoy a variety of arts and crafts from more...
Sat., Oct 2
The Half Marathon is the third race in the Series of Races, you can earn two medals if you participate in the entire Series and the Half! The route takes you through Downtown, parks, Greenway, and finishes along the riverfront...
Sat., Oct 2
 This race shares the same start line and finish line as the Evansville Half Marathon. It is a great option for all athletes and families to train for. Our 4.97-mile route leads through Downtown Evansville and finishes along the riverfront...
Sat., Oct 2
 Local goods for sale as well as inflatables, fire trucks, face painting, pioneer demos, crafts, trivia games, and more! Activities will follow the State’s guidance for event planning, including social distancing, mask requirements, handwashing and sanitizing of program materials. ...
Sat., Oct 2
The free ParksFest Music Festival returns to Garvin Park with food and drink vendors, a beer garden, and a lineup of live music. ...
Sat., Oct 2, 2:00pm
Listen to live music, enjoy food and beer specials, and play games and giveaways at Bar Louie's Oktoberfest Patio Event on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. ...
Sun., Oct 3, 11:00am
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 3, 1:00pm
Stroll through Historic Lincolnshire in Evansville and listen as a variety of local musicians entertain us. Lots of food trucks available! The event is pet and family friendly. Free yoga will also be available. ...
Sun., Oct 3, 3:00pm
Enjoy beer, wine and spirit samples along with live music on the green. Beverages will also be sold inside the clubhouse. Entry fee includes unlimited alcohol samples and a raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes. A hole-in-one...
Mon., Oct 4 - Sat., Oct 9
 This weeklong festival on Franklin Street includes carnival attractions, more than 126 food booths, amateur talent competitions, free entertainment, and a parade. ...
Sat., Oct 9, 6:00pm
Evansville African American Museum's 13th annual Gala will be held Oct. 9 from 6 p.m to 10 p.m. at the Tropicana Riverfront Event Center. This year will take a historical glimpse at the social, intellectrual, and artistic explosion in Tulsa,...
Sat., Oct 9, 7:00pm
 The Village People, a popular disco group, will perform at Victory Theatre on Oct. 9. ...
Sat., Oct 9, 7:30pm
Whether at home, onstage or on record, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn’s deep bond, combined with the way their distinct musical personalities and banjo styles interact, makes theirs a picking partnership unlike any other. ...
Sun., Oct 10, 12:08pm
The Evansville Color Blitz it’s a fun event to bring everyone out to run, walk, skip, roll, or even dance there way through our color zones set up around Garvin Park. This is a great way to be active and...
Thu., Oct 14 - Sun., Oct 17
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Thu., Oct 14 - Sun., Oct 17
USI Theatre will open it's 2021-2022 season with a new musical called "The Mad Ones," written by Kait Kerrigan and Bree Lowdermilk and directed by Eric Altheide. Ticket prices are $2 for USI students, $10 for employees and alumni, $12...
Thu., Oct 14, 6:00pm
Come join Peppa Pig on an exciting camping trip in the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited...
Thu., Oct 14, 7:30pm
Evansville welcomes Rascal Flatt's Gary LeVox to the Victory Theatre on Oct. 14. After 20 years as front man to one of the most influential groups in Country music history, LeVox is embarking on a solo chapter that combines two...
Fri., Oct 15 - Sun., Oct 17
Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden’s annual event for family Halloween fun offers live entertainment, décor, trick or treating, storytelling, animal encounters, a nightly costume contest with prizes, and much more. ...
Fri., Oct 15, 6:00 - Sun., Oct 17, 9:00
The 28th annual Historic Newburgh Ghost Walks returns this year in the third weekend in October. Enjoy ghostly hayride tours featuring stories rooted in history that have been gleaned from old newspaper articles and from family legends. Participants will be...
Fri., Oct 15, 8:00pm
Enjoy the musical performance of Dispatch at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington, Indiana! Dispatch will be playing an acoustic set with special guest Emelise opening. Doors for this general admission event will open at 7 p.m. ...
Sat., Oct 16, 10:00am - Sun., Oct 17, 4:00pm
Join the Evansville Stamp Club on the weekend of Oct. 16 for their 89 Stamp and Postcard Annual Show and Sale at the Reed Auction Barn in Newburgh, Indiana. Start a stamp collection or grow your own collection with local...
Sat., Oct 16, 10:00am
 Browse more than 100 craft booths, 20 food booths, carnival rides, a petting zoo, horse rides, Reidland Play Area, and demonstrations during Reid’s Orchard’s annual Apple Festival. ...
Sat., Oct 16
Join the St. Vincent Evansville Foundation for a fun, elegant evening featuring a delicious three course meal, midnight snack, and dancing to a live band — all to support the programs and services of Ascension St. Vincent Evansville. ...
Sat., Oct 16 - Sun., Oct 17
 Arts in Harmony is a weekend-long festival for fine arts, crafts and music in historic downtown New Harmony. Local and regional artists will be present to both sell and discuss their creations. Discover a wealth of arts and crafts, from...
Sat., Oct 16, 3:00pm
Wesselman Woods is proud to announce the twelfth annual Wandering Owl Twilight Tasting event. This autumnal celebration gives you the opportunity to wander through the largest urban old-growth forest in the United States while savoring great local food, beer, and...
Sat., Oct 16, 6:00pm
The 17th annual SWIRCA Brewfest will take place at Bosse Field on Oct. 16 from 6-9 p.m. Brewfest features craft, domestic, and imported beers, wines, and spirits all in one place. Vendors from all over the Midwest come to share...
Sat., Oct 16, 7:00pm
Music Director Roger Kalia brings to life the ancient Persian parable of spiritual transcendence with the intoxicating, whirling "Ascending Bird," co-written by American composer Colin Jacobsen and Persian composer Siamak Aghaei. The second work on the program is the unique...
Sun., Oct 17, 10:00am
The DOWNTOWN EVANSVILLE – Economic Improvement District (EID) will host the fourth annual NoCo Makers Market on Carpenter Street in Downtown Evansville on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Shop 40 makers, free pumpkins for children, free...
Wed., Oct 20, 1:15pm
Daria Sevastianova and Jailine McElroy, a senior in Marketing and Economics and Women in Economics Club President, will present in the Women in Economics Lecutre as part of the Romain College of Business celebration of Women's Entrepreneruship Week. ...
Wed., Oct 20, 5:00pm
In 2012, Lyles Station Historic School & Museum received a grant from the Old National Bank Foundation to assemble two trunks containing books and hands on items focused on educating students about slavery and the Civil War. Those trunks have...
Thu., Oct 21, 7:00pm
This 21 and over series is a unique and intimate musical event which allows attendees to enjoy and create the perfect pairing to delight the senses during this innovative experience. The musical performance will include works by Mozart, Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov,...
Fri., Oct 22 - Sun., Oct 24
 Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden’s annual event for family Halloween fun offers live entertainment, décor, trick or treating, storytelling, animal encounters, a nightly costume contest with prizes, and much more. ...
Sat., Oct 23, 9:00am
 Walk in Lincoln’s footsteps as you become part of the past. Visit with costumed interpreters and demonstrators. Fun for the entire family. Kids activities, museum tour, music, food and more. ...
Sat., Oct 23
A Halloween Celebration with hayrides, trick-or-treating, scavenger hunts, a pumpkin decorating contest, and more! Activities will follow the State’s guidance for event planning, including social distancing, mask requirements, handwashing and sanitizing of program materials. ...
Sat., Oct 23, 12:00pm
Legacy Taste of the Garden and Y&E have come together to bring their inaugural Harvest Fest on Oct. 23. Bring the family for a day of fall fun for all ages. There will be horse rides, face painting, bounce houses,...
Tue., Oct 26
Stop by the Rolling Hills Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 26 for a Style Show and Dinner. Fashions will be by Chico's. There will also be a silent auction of unique items. Tickets are $30. ...
Thu., Oct 28, 5:00pm
Join Bar Louie Evansville and local businesses for their Second Annual Trunk or Treat! Benefiting the Boys and Girls Club starting at 5 p.m., they will give 20 percent of net sales on all food and non-alcoholic beverages! Treat your...
Sat., Oct 30, 7:00am
 Browse 300 booths in eight buildings and outdoors, full of antiques and treasures! Sponsored by Collectors Carnival Show Promotions. ...
Sat., Oct 30
Point Man Ministries will be celebrating freedoms and honoring the service of our veterans with a patriotic celebration of Freedom on Oct. 30 at Crossroads Christian Church. The three portions of the event include a flag flying, VIP brunch, and...
Sun., Oct 31, 12:00pm
The Evansville Wartime Museum will be holding a Halloween Bash on Oct 31 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a scavenger hunt for children with skeletons in WWII costumes pointing to where the answers can be found....
Continuing Events:
Wed., Aug 25 - Sun., Nov 7
The Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science is featuring an exhibit by Gary Zuercher, award winning photographer and author of 'The Glow of Paris: The Bridges of Paris, from Aug. 25 through Nov. 7. The 'Glow of Paris' exhibition...