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August, 2017

Events Starting in This Month:
Tue., Aug 1, 2:00 - 4:00
Nearly 50 car seat technicians from across the area will attend a car seat refresher course hosted by St. Vincent. According to AAA, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury for all children. During the course,...
Tue., Aug 1, 6:00 - 7:00
The Henderson County Public Library will host local author Jessica Fulcher’s signing of her first book "Rebellious." Her book tells the tale of Lucifer’s war on heaven and his critical fight against his own brother Michael to destroy King Elohim’s...
Wed., Aug 2, 11:00am - 2:00pm
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated Aug. 1-7 all over the globe to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. St. Vincent will host a special reception in the Baby Lounge at Eastland Mall to help recognize...
Wed., Aug 2, 12:00pm
This Dixieland Band will be taking us back to yesteryear with the famous Dixieland sounds from the early to mid 1900s. Spanning American entertainment from the turn of the last century, The Dixielanders draws its repertoire from Dixieland favorites, traditional...
Thu., Aug 3 - Sun., Aug 6
Since its beginning in 1979, the Jasper Strassenfest is a street and arts festival highlighting local artists. The festival includes pageants, vendor booths, food, a parade, and fireworks. ...
Thu., Aug 3 - Sat., Aug 5
Germania Maennerchor, Evansville’s oldest surviving German singing group, celebrates its Deutsch heritage each August with authentic German dancing, beer, food, and music. All attendees must be 21 years old or older, after 2:30 p.m. ...
Thu., Aug 3, 12:00 - 1:00
Youth from both Boys & Girls Club Units are recognized for their leadership, academic achievement, and overall character. Lunch and dessert are provided. Funds raised will go toward after-school academic and community enrichment. ...
Fri., Aug 4
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., Aug 4 - Sun., Aug 6
The play follows the Sycamore and Kirby families through a host of peculiar interactions. The original production premiered on Broadway in 1936 and won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. ...
Fri., Aug 4, 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., Aug 4, 5:00pm
Come join the national act The World I Knew with some of the best local talent with a mix of rock 'n' roll and heavy metal. Groups like My Own Will, The Creatures In Secret, A Burden To Bear, and...
Sat., Aug 5, 7:00am
The race is the first in the series of races for the Evansville Half Marathon. ...
Sat., Aug 5, 8:00 - Sun., Aug 20, 10:00
Join Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke for Clean Evansville sponsored by the City of Evansville, Keep Evansville Beautiful, and Republic Services. Trash bags and gloves are provided. ...
Sat., Aug 5
Bring the family out to the zoo for a day of fun and learning about all the animals that call the zoo home. ...
Tue., Aug 8, 5:00pm
Break out your cowboy boots and join SWIRCA for the Boot Scootin’ Boogie Dance. Guests wear their best western outfits and dance along to all the best line dancing songs. Refreshments are provided. ...
Tue., Aug 8, 5:30 - 8:30
Housewives In The City is a network of women that come together to support one another. Not just housewives. We are women entrepreneurs, business women, moms, bloggers, single, married — it doesn’t matter. All ages, all backgrounds, all occupations are...
Wed., Aug 9, 9:00am - 2:30pm
Teepa Snow is returning to USI to present a Pre-Conference Workshop for direct care providers who care for persons with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease. Her presentations give participants a hands-on opportunity to try out new caregiving skills in a safe,...
Wed., Aug 9 - Sat., Aug 12
Enjoy entertainment for all ages from rides for the kids to the wine and brau gartens for adults. Schweizer Fest has an event schedule sure to please all visitors. ...
Thu., Aug 10 - Fri., Aug 11
MAIA, co-sponsored by SWIRCA & More, is a two-day gerontology conference for lay persons, nurses, social workers, older adults and professionals working in the field of gerontology. Each year, national and local speakers provide practical tools and ground-breaking information related...
Thu., Aug 10 - Fri., Aug 11
Co-sponsored by SWIRCA & More, the Mid-America Institute on Aging is a two-day conference for laypersons, nurses, social workers, older adults, and professionals working in the field of gerontology. ...
Thu., Aug 10 - Fri., Aug 11
You’re invited to gather with thousands of leaders across North America for The Global Leadership Summit. Commit now to be a part of this annual event designed to stretch and challenge you with world-class speakers, interactive dialogue and practical training....
Thu., Aug 10, 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., Aug 10, 5:00 - 7:00
The Jasper Community Arts Commission will host its popular summer exhibit of work by the Patoka Valley Quilter’s Guild. Many quilts and pieces of fiber art will be on display at the Krempp Gallery beginning August 2 through August 30....
Sat., Aug 12, 9:00am - 4:00pm
The Saturday-only mini show features a wide range of handcrafted items and home-based businesses such as Nerium, Pampered Chef, Advocare, Tupperware, and Norwex. ...
Sat., Aug 12, 10:00am
Teams of two play for cash prizes in this double-elimination cornhole tournament — the largest in the Tri-State. Funds raised will go toward healthy snacks for children at the Boys & Girls Club. ...
Sat., Aug 12
Join the Evansville Museum in its twice-monthly meeting of the Art Journaling Club. ...
Sat., Aug 12
Enjoy an evening of entertainment, dinner, and an auction to benefit the Reitz Home. ...
Sat., Aug 12 - Sun., Aug 13
Visit the time-traveling weekend adventure with about 125 indoor dealers offering Americana, primitives, advertising, furniture, pottery, glass, jewelry, and other antique and vintage items at various price ranges. ...
Sat., Aug 12, 2:00 - 9:00
Tandoori Nights is an Indian food celebration to introduce others with traditional Indian cooking. A group from the International Bazaar will be cooking food, and guests will be able to purchase food and spices, ask questions, and learn different cooking...
Sat., Aug 12, 6:00pm
Have you ever wanted to communicate with people from the past? Haunted New Harmony now is offering the chance to participate in real paranormal investigations. Local investigator Joni Mayhan and fellow investigators will guide you through the practices of communicating with...
Sat., Aug 12, 6:30pm
Since 1996, Hard Day's Night has been entertaining Beatles fans across the country. Hailing from the rock 'n roll city of Cleveland, Ohio, Hard Day's Night is rated among the top national Beatles tribute groups performing today. ...
Sun., Aug 13, 10:00am
The First Annual Evansville Parking Garage Car Show is presented by Dream Car Museum and benefits Cops Connecting with Kids & The Andrea Pedregon Charity Foundation. Meet two-time NHRA Funny Car Champion Tony Pedregon, participate in a DYNO Shootout, shop...
Wed., Aug 16, 10:30am
Join the Greater Evansville Ball Halls of Fame as they unveil the building plans for the future home of the GEBHOF. Take a look at the capital campaign and find out how you can get involved. ...
Wed., Aug 16
Learn about science and technology from leading experts in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. ...
Thu., Aug 17
Join the Evansville Museum in its twice-monthly meeting of the Art Journaling Club. ...
Thu., Aug 17, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Even if you don't buy television, you probably watch your fair share. You'll get to witness the drama, the comedy, the excitement of the prime time shows debuting this fall. AAF will review all the new changes happening in our...
Thu., Aug 17, 12:00 - 1:00
Attend this professional development August Luncheon and enjoy the Fall TV Preview, which allows guests to catch a sneak peek at the newest upcoming fall shows. ...
Fri., Aug 18 - Sun., Aug 20
The Agility Club of Evansville is pleased to announce it will hold its 42nd trail weekend. Approximately 150 or more dogs will compete for multiple agility trials. There also will be AKC Canine Good Citizen testing and AKC Trick testing...
Fri., Aug 18 - Sat., Aug 19
Indiana Landmarks is hosting Reviving Baptisttown, a workshop and tour examining the area's heritage and how harnessing history can help revive African American places across the state. An evening reception will take place on Friday, Aug. 18 at the Evansville African...
Fri., Aug 18, 6:15pm
All partner stretching, massage, strengthening, and flying techniques have tremendous healing and therapeutic benefits; physically and emotionally. Partner yoga classes teach these methods and techniques for people of all levels of ability. Cost of the class is $15 per person....
Sat., Aug 19, 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., Aug 19
Visitors to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari usually are welcomed by the sounds of the Beach Boys being piped through the park, but the music of Skillet, Hawk Nelson, Ryan Stevenson, and Hollyn will take over the park for one...
Sat., Aug 19 - Sun., Aug 20
Join the Evansville Museum for a weekend of workshops, guest speakers, planetarium shows, and activities geared to get you ready for 2017 solar eclipse. ...
Sat., Aug 19, 2:00 - 10:00
This event will kick off with a comedy show, HIV survivor stories, yoga, cake walk, belly dancing, tarot reading, HIV testing, HIV 101, food trucks, prize drawing, and a health fair. All are welcome to this celebration of health, love,...
Sat., Aug 19, 4:46pm
Belt it out at the Best One Voice competition sponsored by Best One Tire and The Gibson County Chamber of Commerce. The winner of the competition will win an all-inclusive trip to an open casting call for NBC's "The Voice"...
Sat., Aug 19
Little Red Door is hosting Cancer Survivor Day at this year's Indiana State Fair. The day will celebrate survivorship and connect cancer survivors and caregivers with local resources. Little Red Door also is providing free tickets to cancer survivors interested...
Sat., Aug 19, 7:30pm
Decades Rewind is a national touring blockbuster hit show featuring music from the disco, funk, rock, and motown eras. Showcasing over 60 songs, 100 costume changes, nostalgic videos, and infinite memories from Aretha to Zeppelin, these world class entertainers won't stop...
Sun., Aug 20, 7:30pm
The two greatest rock 'n' roll bands of all time face off during a tribute to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Renowned tribute bands Abbey Road and Satisfaction — The International Rolling Stones Show engage in a musical showdown...
Mon., Aug 21, 7:30am - 1:00pm
Get on bard with the Fifth Third eBus for assistance with requesting your credit report, financial education modules, fraud awareness and prevention, workforce development, home ownership seminars, and more. ...
Mon., Aug 21, 10:00am
Henderson Community College (HCC) is excited to host a solar eclipse lecture and viewing party in the Preston Arts Center. The event will begin with a lecture by HCC faculty member Scott Taylor at 10:30 a.m. Then, visitors will have...
Mon., Aug 21
The region experiences a rare solar eclipse. The Museum offers a variety of tours to see the total solar eclipse in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. ...
Mon., Aug 21, 11:16am
Mental Health America again is host in Kevin Hines for its annual symposium on resiliency and living mentally well. General admission costs $10, and admission for seniors and students costs $5. ...
Mon., Aug 21, 11:55am - 2:49pm
 An eclipse viewing party is planned at Ivy Tech Evansville on Aug. 21, from the beginning of the event through the end. Led by Michael Hosack, assistant professor of physics at Ivy Tech, students and the public will have the...
Mon., Aug 21, 12:00pm
 The University of Southern Indiana will view the eclipse from the large quad near Rice Library, the University Center, and the Liberal Arts Building. There will be telescopes with solar filters and projection viewers to observe the event. ...
Tue., Aug 22, 8:00pm
Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul, and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins and more than 20 acclaimed albums. Blues and soul fans religiously showed up, but those steamy raucous sets also...
Thu., Aug 24
The Women Build Committee at Habitat for Humanity of Evansville hosts its second fundraiser to raise money for decent, affordable housing for a family in need. There are tea tastings, a silent auction, and lunch. ...
Thu., Aug 24, 5:00pm
Enjoy a cash bar and scrumptious food while bidding on silent auction items, vote on pet photos, enjoy a great dog show, and watch models wearing stunning clothes and golf attire from Glitters & Traditions.  ...
Fri., Aug 25 - Sat., Aug 26
Chow down on fried catfish fiddler and fillet dinners and sandwiches while enjoying live entertainment Friday night from 5 to 9 p.m. with Sassybrown Band. On Saturday, we will have our own Chris Wischer, a local attorney, playing guitar and...
Fri., Aug 25, 11:29am
Join us for our 8th annual Golf Scramble to benefit The Salvation Army. Registration and lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. ...
Fri., Aug 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
The 15th Annual Women's Equality Day keynote speaker is Negin Farsad, an Iranian-American Muslim comedian, writer, and filmmaker. Throughout her work, Farsad uses comedy to dispel myths about being an Iranian-American woman in the U.S. Tickets for the event cost...
Fri., Aug 25 - Sun., Aug 27
The club’s first event in 1975 featured a bullfrog race, giving the world’s largest street rod show its name. Experience about 4,000 vintage cars on display. Concessions are available. Celebrity frog races are Saturday, and a craft fair and car...
Fri., Aug 25, 6:30pm
Wine and yoga, they just go together so well. Led by Tri-State Athletic Club's yoga instructor Lauren Rickelman, the class combines vinyasa flow yoga and wine tasting focused on bringing awareness to the senses, appreciation for inner and outer worlds,...
Sat., Aug 26, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Shop, donate, or volunteer at the new Habitat ReStore in Evansville and join Habitat for Humanity of Evansville for the grand opening of the Evansville ReStore. There will be drawings, refreshments, and shopping. Habitat ReStores rely on the generous donations of...
Sat., Aug 26, 10:00am
The MAC team currently is booking appointments for their grand opening. Four additional national makeup artists from MAC will be giving clients makeovers. Cost for reserving a spot is $50, which is redeemable in MAC product. ...
Sat., Aug 26, 11:00am - 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., Aug 26
Bring your favorite four-legged pal for a dip in the Downtown YMCA pool, before the pool is drained for maintenance. ...
Sat., Aug 26
The Good Ole Summertime Member Exhibit features the art of member artists during this free reception. The galleries, antique shops, and downtown establishments remain open. The art remains on display until Sept. 24. ...
Sat., Aug 26, 6:00 - 10:00
Presented by Old National Bank, 100 local “chefs” from the community prepare dishes for guests to sample at this fundraising event, which benefits Vanderburgh County CASA. Tickets are $100 for individuals or $1,000 for a table of 10; includes chef...
Sat., Aug 26, 6:30pm
Originating from Flint, Michigan, in 1969, this top selling American rock group of the '70s is "comin' to your town to help you party it down." Grand Funk Railroad is extremely excited to be touring in 2015 marking a 45-year...
Sat., Aug 26, 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., Aug 27
Enjoy a summer evening strolling among exhibitions of outstanding arts and antiques. Galleries, shops, and restaurants are open late to offer many specials while art galleries introduce the creative talents of new and exciting artists and craftspeople. ...
Tue., Aug 29, 6:30 - 7:30
Boys in kindergarten through fifth grades (ages 5-11) can join Cub Scout packs by going to their local elementary school from 6:30-7:30 p.m. to register. Scouting has a proven track record of providing strong leadership skills, encouraging a higher standard...
Wed., Aug 30, 6:00 - 8:00
Indivisible Evansville is holding a general meeting, which anyone interested in joining can attend. The August general meeting is entitled "Beyond Facebook: Discovering Your Role in Activism and Service." Edith Hardcastle, president of Indivisible Evansville, will talk about the many roles...
Thu., Aug 31
During the 15 week course, students will learn about basic plant and soil science; pest diagnosis and control; plant nutrition; and how to grow and maintain vegetable and flower gardens, fruit plantings, lawns, and woody plants. After completing the semester...
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., 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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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...
Sat., Jul 29 - Fri., Sep 8
See paper artist Jonpaul Smith’s vibrant exhibition on display at the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art. ...

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