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December, 2016

Events Starting in This Month:
Fri., Dec 2 - Sat., Dec 3
Enjoy an evening of exceptional dinner theater and traditional German Christmas music.   ...
Fri., Dec 2 - Sun., Dec 4
This Christmas show features more than 200 booths and some of the best dealers in the region. Free pictures with Santa for the kids and wonderful seasonal lobby displays will await show-goers. 1 to 4 p.m. $2.   ...
Sat., Dec 3, 9:00am
The third annual 2016 Rotary Santa Run is set for 9 a.m. Dec. 3, starting at the Buffalo Trace Council Eykamp Scout Center on the East Side. This is an officially timed 5K run/walk, with a one-mile family fun walk...
Sat., Dec 3 - Sun., Dec 4
This street musical features people in period costumes recreating events in Newburgh, Indiana, in the 1800s. The event includes musicians, carolers, and chestnuts roasting on an open fire, trolley tours, Find the Elf contest, and photos with Santa.   ...
Sat., Dec 3 - Sun., Dec 4
Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus in Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden's Rainforest Grill. Children receive a treat bag and enjoy making a special holiday craft. Ticket prices vary.   ...
Sat., Dec 3 - Sun., Dec 18
Enjoy Christmas Dinner with Santa at Santa's Lodge. Drive through Lake Rudolph's 1.2-mile 'Santa Claus Land of Lights' to learn the shining story of Rudolph. Browse through the gigantic Santa Claus Christmas Store, Holly Tree Christmas Shop, and other themed...
Sat., Dec 3
Animals and kids are welcome to take photos with Santa to benefit the canine rescue. $15, which includes a 4x6 photo and a digital file of your photo with Santa.   ...
Sat., Dec 3 - Sat., Dec 17
Performed by students from the regional Children's Center for Dance Education, "The Nutcracker," a classic Christmas story, is a fairy tale ballet centered on a family's Christmas Eve celebration and a young girl's awakening to the wider world and romantic...
Mon., Dec 5 - Fri., Dec 9
Skate on Franklin will bring a ice skating rink to Franklin Street for the public to enjoy. This outdoor, synthetic ice rink is open at 10 a.m. daily. Cost is $7 for the general public.   ...
Tue., Dec 6, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with SWIRCA & More. The Holiday Dance, held in the Activity Center, puts members in a merry spirit. Guests will enjoy lunch and dance along to festive music. Santa and Frosty the...
Tue., Dec 6, 6:00pm
Decorate a Christmas tree with ornaments used during the Civil War and Victorian era, and learn the history of many of our current customs. Guests may participate in stringing popcorn, cranberries, and other fruits, and the tree will be on...
Wed., Dec 7, 8:00pm
The 13th Annual Brian Setzer Orchestra "Christmas Rocks!" tour visits the Old National Events Plaza Dec. 7. The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra performs music off their latest Christmas album, Rockin' Rudolph,...
Sat., Dec 10, 9:00am
The Santa Claus Arts & Crafts Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Dec. 10. Shop handmade crafts and artisan items in three locations: Santa Claus American Legion, Santa Claus Community Center, and the Celebration Room...
Sat., Dec 10
Join us for a night of painting, wine, and fun! If more than 20 people join us, 70% of the proceeds will be donated to the Tri-State Multiple Sclerosis Association!  ...
Sat., Dec 10, 1:00pm
See if you can spot Santa in the annual Santa Claus Christmas Parade as it strolls through the magical town of Santa Claus.   ...
Sat., Dec 10, 2:00pm
Hunt for thousands of wrapped candy canes in Atkinson Park in Henderson Kentucky. Prizes will be awarded.   ...
Sat., Dec 10
Animals and kids are welcome to take photos with Santa to benefit the canine rescue. $15, which includes a 4x6 photo and a digital file of your photo with Santa.   ...
Sat., Dec 10
USI Fall Commencement will be held in the Physical Activities Center. Two ceremonies will be held. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.   ...
Sat., Dec 10
Celebrate the opening exhibitions for The Quickening Image: Wax Resist Drawings of David Dodge Lewis and Ephraim Rubenstein and the 58th Mid-States Art Exhibition.   ...
Sat., Dec 10
Enjoy the Christmas experience of Franklin Street with shopping, Christmas carols, performances in the park, a winter bazaar, and more. The Winter Farmers Market is returning with winter produce, food vendors, and art and specialty craft vendors. There will be...
Sun., Dec 11
Broadway Christmas Wonderland is one of the most delightful and enchanting Christmas shows ever. This most-loved Christmas show features glittering costumes, a dazzling cast, and the highest kicking chorus girls this side of the North Pole. Start Christmas in style as...
Thu., Dec 15, 12:00 - 1:00
It's the annual networking luncheon filled with holiday spirit and fun. Visit, talk, and laugh with colleagues as they celebrate the holiday season. Lunch is included so come enjoy a buffet of deliciousness.   ...
Sat., Dec 17, 11:00am
 Wreaths Across America is a national nonprofit organization whose mission - Remember, Honor, and Teach - is carried out each year in part through the laying of wreaths on National Remembrance Day each December. There will be a 6th annual local...
Sat., Dec 17, 3:00pm
 Come run with the angels as First Christian Church celebrates the Christmas season. Awards to the top finishers dressed as angels and an award for the best angel costume will be given. Awards to top 10 males and top 10...
Sun., Dec 18, 7:30pm
The colossally clever Ralphie May makes his way to Evansville for a special performance at the Victory Theatre. As lovable as he is outrageous, Ralphie May has become one of the most popular comedians in America. Since his debut on...
Mon., Dec 19, 9:00am
The Evansville Philharmonic Guild Barnes and Noble Book Fair is set from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 19. Tri-State student choirs will perform through-out the day. A percentage of sales from the event will fund innovative, educational philharmonic concerts...
Continuing Events:
Sun., Oct 16 - Sat., Dec 31
This exhibition of interactive, hands-on exhibits explores the science behind different energy systems.   ...
Sat., Oct 22 - Sun., Jan 8
What does it take to create an addictive and fun video game? How many beats per second does a disc jockey need to get bodies moving on the dance floor? Discover the secrets behind how video game developers, music producers,...
Thu., Nov 24 - Sun., Jan 1
This annual winter light show benefits local children and adults with disabilities. Drive-through event runs Thanksgiving through Jan. 3 and features a mile of sparkling lights with more than 60 elaborate "fantasyland" scenes. Horse-drawn carriage rides available nightly (weather permitting)...

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