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July, 2017

Events Starting in This Month:
Sat., Jul 1
Gather in Historic Newburgh, Indiana, for an old-fashioned community Independence Day Celebration, complete with summer social games, lots of food, and a community concert by the Old Dam Band. ...
Sat., Jul 1 - Mon., Sep 4
Just north of the Ohio River, but still in Kentucky, Ellis Park’s live Thoroughbred racing season, one of the area’s most beloved pastimes, takes off running. ...
Tue., Jul 4, 8:00am
The third annual Patriot Race will take place July 4 on Evansville's West Side. VFW Post 1114 is the new host for the race. The course will begin at the VFW, continue with laps on Franklin Street, and end back...
Tue., Jul 4
The Evansville Museum backyard is free and open to all museum members to enjoy live music, food and drink vendors, and fireworks. ...
Tue., Jul 4, 6:00pm
Fireworks will be hosted on July 4th in Downtown Evansville once again this year. A jaw-dropping 25 minute fireworks show produced by Melrose Pyrotechnics and sponsored by Tropicana Evansville and your Tri-State Area Ford Dealers will begin at dusk (approximately...
Tue., Jul 4, 9:00pm
Celebrate America’s birthday with a Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza. ...
Wed., Jul 5, 12:00pm
The cast of the PEF/EVSC summer musical, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” will preview the upcoming production to be presented July 13-16 at the Old National Events Plaza. The Brown Bag Performance Series is a free program offered to the community by...
Thu., Jul 6
Meet-and-greet with printmaker Anna Marie Pavlik during Happy Hour. Artwork is on display and for sale, and a cash bar is available. ...
Thu., Jul 6
Celebrate the opening of Evansville ceramic artist Alisa Holen and From Impressionism to Belle Époque: 19th Century Master Prints. ...
Thu., Jul 6 - Sat., Jul 8
Make plans this summer to witness the remarkable story of a young Abraham Lincoln, brought to life on the Lincoln Amphitheatre's performance stage for the first time since 2005! Set in the woods of his boyhood home at the picturesque...
Fri., Jul 7, 8:52am
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. ...
Fri., Jul 7
Visit the Evansville Museum free of admission charge from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the first Friday of the month. Family-friendly activities and crafts often are planned. ...
Fri., Jul 7, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Each Friday for the rest of the summer, a local food truck will be parked at the Nature Center. Enjoy their yummy food AND get discounted admission to Wesselman Woods that day with your purchase! So ditch the PB&J and...
Fri., Jul 7, 4:00pm
Peruse a car show prior to the 8:00 p.m. dance. The evening is complete with old cars, prizes, food, games, and dancing. ...
Fri., Jul 7, 9:00pm
Celebrate the start of the weekend by checking out a Holiday World fireworks show. ...
Sat., Jul 8, 7:00 - 9:00
Team 13 is a 13-week training program for runners and walkers who have a goal of completing the Evansville Half Marathon. Team 13 meets every Tuesday and Thursday evening as well as Saturday mornings. ...
Sat., Jul 8, 10:00am - 4:00pm
This family-friendly event includes hands-on activities and opportunities to meet live critters. ...
Sat., Jul 8
Create an art journal and explore techniques to increase your knowledge of artist tools, paints, and various other supplies. ...
Sat., Jul 8, 12:00pm
The Big O Music Fest is returning to Owensboro, Kentucky, with a line up of performers like Cole Swindell, Colt Ford, Moon Taxi, Craig Campbell, Dylan Scott, Tucker Beathard, Muscadine Bloodling, and more. Festival goers also can enjoy food, drinks,...
Sat., Jul 8, 4:00pm
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra partners with Tri-State Athletic Club and D-Patrick for the Fifth Annual Maestro SaviaTennis Tournament. Tri-State Athletic Club members and non-members are encouraged to participate. Highlights of the event include a silent auction, a post-tournament dinner provided by...
Mon., Jul 10 - Fri., Jul 14
The day camp includes on-campus activities and field trips to local manufacturers. Topics include CAD design, Raspberry Pi, solid modeling, manufacturing processes, python, and robotics. ...
Mon., Jul 10 - Wed., Jul 12
The French Lick Resort and LPGA Tour have formed the first ever Senior LPGA Championship presented by Old National Bank, set for July 10-12 at the Pete Dye Course at the French Lick Resort. The field of 81 players will feature...
Wed., Jul 12, 9:30 - 11:30
Come join us for a morning of "hot diggity dog" fun. Activities will include a plush dog adoption center, cutest dog contest, guess how many dog bones, mobile dog grooming van tour, paws for reading with therapy dogs, lots of...
Wed., Jul 12 - Mon., Jul 31
Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union is accepting toiletries donations for Hangers through July 31 at all four Diamond Valley FCU branch locations. Items to donate include shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, conditioner, bar soap or shower gel, and feminine hygiene products....
Thu., Jul 13 - Sun., Jul 16
Set in the Jazz Age, the musical focuses on a young woman who leaves her life in Kansas to become a flapper in New York City. ...
Thu., Jul 13 - Sat., Jul 15
Make plans this summer to witness the remarkable story of a young Abraham Lincoln, brought to life on the Lincoln Amphitheatre's performance stage for the first time since 2005! Set in the woods of his boyhood home at the picturesque...
Thu., Jul 13, 5:00pm
Board game fans of all ages are invited to play the Museum’s vast collection of board games on the second Thursday of each month. Snacks are provided. ...
Thu., Jul 13, 6:00 - 9:00
Join us for our July Ladies Night with a Happy Camper platter offer for $40. Those interested in attending can register online.  ...
Thu., Jul 13, 7:00pm
International comedy sensation Jeff Dunham will rock the house with laughter this summer at the Victory Theatre. He continues to play to sold out audiences worldwide. Dunham, along with his cohorts, currently is on the second leg of his wildly...
Fri., Jul 14 - Sat., Jul 15
The St. Lucas UCC Annual Rummage Sale will be held on Friday, July 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, July 15 from 8 a.m. to noon. Proceeds benefit the mission and ministry of the 635 initiative. ...
Fri., Jul 14, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Each Friday for the rest of the summer, a local food truck will be parked at the Nature Center. Enjoy their yummy food AND get discounted admission to Wesselman Woods that day with your purchase! So ditch the PB&J and...
Fri., Jul 14 - Sun., Jul 23
Third grader Tina Denmark has Broadway ambitions, but you'll find she's no Shirley Temple when your back is turned. This musical parody of 1950s movies offers outrageous humor in place of the suspense and melodrama found in the films it...
Fri., Jul 14 - Sun., Jul 16
Newburgh will host a reenactment of the Newburgh Raid. This event will remember the history of those who participated in, and were impacted by, Johnson’s Raid on Newburgh in 1862. “Newburgh Remembers” is an event designed to bring back to...
Fri., Jul 14, 9:00pm
Celebrate the start of the weekend by checking out a Holiday World fireworks show. ...
Sat., Jul 15, 9:00am - 8:00pm
You deserve time to craft and create. Register for Crop for Literacy by June 30 to get your time to mingle and create. You are invited to create and enjoy uninterrupted time with friends. Everyone receives a door prize, over...
Sat., Jul 15, 1:00pm
The New Harmony Writer's Residency will present two free, public poetry readings in New Harmony. Kaveh Akbar, whose poems have appeared in The New Yorker, PBS NewsHour and American Poetry Review and will release his debut collection, Calling a Wolf...
Sat., Jul 15
Burdette Pool, including the slides, is open for a special evening of Girl Scout fun. ...
Sat., Jul 15, 5:00 - 7:00
Three Hoosier artists exhibit their work during this free reception. The artwork from the Children’s Summer Art Programs also is featured. The art remains on display until Aug 20. ...
Sat., Jul 15, 5:30pm
Wings for All® at EVV will be a first-time event in Indiana for American Airlines and only the fourth Wings for All® event in the state of Indiana in the program’s history.  EVV’s Wings for All® will be useful for families...
Sat., Jul 15, 6:00 - 9:00
BrewMile will involve three, one-mile heats from 6 to 9 p.m.: Competitive: Serious runners only, please! The fastest male and female will be crowned the King and Queen of BrewFest. Four beers. Four laps. Relay: Get a group of four friends together...
Sat., Jul 15, 6:30pm
Kaveh Akbar, whose poems have appeared in The New Yorker, PBS NewsHour and American Poetry Review and will release his debut collection, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, in Fall 2017, will hold a poetry reading and be joined by Paige...
Sat., Jul 15, 9:00pm
Newburgh Remembers is proud to present the Indiana 18th Light Artillery Unit displaying a spectacular nighttime cannon firing. This event is free to the public. ...
Tue., Jul 18, 8:00am
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the suicide rate among veterans has increased 35 percent since 2001. In an effort to improve care for veterans and their families, the local office of the Department of Veterans Affairs, in...
Wed., Jul 19
Learn about science and technology from leading experts in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. ...
Wed., Jul 19, 6:00pm
Join us for an all age clay workshop, Handbuilding a Folk Art Plaque. The workshop cost is $30 and those interested can register online.  ...
Thu., Jul 20
Create an art journal and explore techniques to increase your knowledge of artist tools, paints, and various other supplies. ...
Thu., Jul 20, 1:00pm
Charlie Hodges was one of golf's biggest fans. So it is in Charlie's memory and honor the Evansville Junior Golf Association hosts the 15th Annual EJGA Charlie Hodges Memorial Scramble and Dinner. Registration begins at noon with the shotgun start...
Fri., Jul 21, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Each Friday for the rest of the summer, a local food truck will be parked at the Nature Center. Enjoy their yummy food AND get discounted admission to Wesselman Woods that day with your purchase! So ditch the PB&J and...
Fri., Jul 21, 7:00 - Sat., Jul 22, 12:15
 Beth Moore, author of the best-selling Bible studies and books for women, comes to the Ford Center in Downtown Evansville for a LifeWay Ministries women's conference. ...
Fri., Jul 21, 9:00pm
Celebrate the start of the weekend by checking out a Holiday World fireworks show. ...
Sat., Jul 22, 7:30am - 12:00pm
The St. Vincent Evansville Sports Concussion Alliance is offering a baseline screening date for local athletes. These baseline tests and post-injury tests are computerized assessments that measure reaction time, memory capacity, speed of mental processing, and executive functioning of the...
Sat., Jul 22
What’s more fun than starting the day with a 5K? If that’s not your idea of fun, come to enjoy the animal encounters, games, art projects, and live entertainment that await the entire family. ...
Sat., Jul 22, 11:24am - 3:00pm
The fourth Saturday of every month is designated a Super Saturday family day, filled with themed crafts, activities, challenges, and guest lectures. ...
Sat., Jul 22, 6:30pm
Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since, well, the real thing. For Zoso, it's much more than just being a tribute. It's about touching a golden...
Sat., Jul 22, 7:00 - 10:00
Rub shoulders with some of the rich, famous, and notorious guests who visited West Baden Springs Hotel during its heyday in the early 1900s. The hotel attracted the rich and famous from around the globe during the early 20th century....
Sun., Jul 23 - Sat., Sep 30
This exhibition examines the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, the first of its kind visible in the continental United States in 38 years. A 2-in-1 opening reception is scheduled for July 27. ...
Sun., Jul 23 - Sun., Oct 1
American sculptor Ira Reines’ bronzes explore the beauty of the human form. A 2-in-1 opening reception is scheduled for July 27. ...
Mon., Jul 24 - Sat., Jul 29
From clogging and signing contests to demolition derbies, the Vanderburgh County 4-H Fair offers a week of activities for everyone. $7 daily admission and $20 for a season pass. ...
Tue., Jul 25, 6:00 - 8:00
Indivisible Evansville's Resistance Fair aims to encourage community service and activism, to showcase local opportunities, and to connect area groups with anyone looking to get involved in regional political issues. The event is free, open to the public, and family-friendly....
Wed., Jul 26 - Sat., Jul 29
Be a guest for four nights of intimate, acoustic performances by more than 30 of Nashville’s award-winning singer/songwriters. Hear your favorite songs performed by the guys and gals who wrote them, take the opportunity to meet the people, and hear...
Thu., Jul 27, 2:00 - 4:00
Enjoy ice cream treats with all the fixings to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. The Walnut Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center will raffle off specialty baskets and donated items to benefit the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.  ...
Fri., Jul 28, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Each Friday for the rest of the summer, a local food truck will be parked at the Nature Center. Enjoy their yummy food AND get discounted admission to Wesselman Woods that day with your purchase! So ditch the PB&J and...
Fri., Jul 28 - Sun., Aug 6
Florence Foster Jenkins was an opera singer of the 1930s and 1940s who backed her public performances with her own money. With little connection to reality and even less to pitch, she was determined to present herself as a gifted...
Fri., Jul 28, 9:00pm
Celebrate the start of the weekend by checking out a Holiday World fireworks show. ...
Sat., Jul 29, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Learn to bat with the Evansville Otters. The team will host a three-hour camp with lunch provided after the camp and a general admission ticket to the home game that night. Attendees are encouraged to bring a bat, glove, and...
Sat., Jul 29 - Fri., Sep 8
See paper artist Jonpaul Smith’s vibrant exhibition on display at the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art. ...
Sat., Jul 29, 1:00 - 4:00
Pull for a Cure is a team building, fundraising, cancer-fighting event that pits your people against major tonnage, all for a good cause. Teams of any size compete to pull the truck a designated distance in the fastest time. Each...
Continuing Events:
Wed., Mar 15 - Thu., Nov 30
 Historic New Harmony, Indiana, daily offers guided tours, including an orientation film at the Atheneum Visitors Center, Atheneum exhibits, special programming, and access to numerous historic sites and special exhibits. ...
Sun., Apr 23 - Sun., Jul 9
 Assembled from private and public collections, this exhibition details the life and work of Evansville Courier cartoonist and city booster Karl Kae Knecht. ...
Sun., Apr 30 - Sun., Jul 9
 The Old Gallery features large-scale plein-air paintings of Spanish artist Ramon Vilanova. ...
Sun., May 7 - Sun., Sep 3
 University of Southern Indiana assistant professor of art Alisa “Al” Holen exhibits her ceramics in the John Streetman Alcove. ...
Sat., May 27 - Sun., Sep 24
The farmer's 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,...
Sun., May 28 - Sun., Aug 20
A private collection of 19th-century prints traces the development of fine printmaking through one of the most influential periods of art. ...

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