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September, 2017

Events Starting in This Month:
Fri., Sep 1
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...
Fri., Sep 1
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., Sep 1 - Sun., Sep 3
Evansville will roar to life as the American Power Boat Association’s North American Championships comes to race on the Ohio River. There will be 14 classes of inboard boats racing during the three-day event. ...
Fri., Sep 1 - Mon., Sep 18
Members of the community can support the work of ECLC by bidding on items online. ...
Fri., Sep 1, 6:00 - 8:00
Peace Zone's fall fine art show is celebrating National Recovery Month, featuring artwork created by individuals in recovery. A reception will take place on Sept. 1, and the show will be on exhibit until Sept. 15 at the church. Thirty-five...
Sat., Sep 2, 6:30pm
Returning to the Lincoln Amphitheatre for a second consecutive year, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will perform scores from the John Williams' film catalog and more. ...
Sun., Sep 3, 1:00pm
This year's Blues on the Rock festival offers a day of food, barbecue, a beer garden, inflatables, and fun for the whole family. The music starts at 2 p.m. with a lineup of great blues artists like David Dunavent and...
Sun., Sep 3 - Sun., Nov 26
This exhibition recalls “the war to end all wars” with an emphasis on the Evansville experience, including that of James Bethel Gresham, the first Hoosier and perhaps first American to die in conflict. ...
Sun., Sep 3, 5:00pm
“CanJoe” John VanArsdall, a longtime fiddler, has been making canjoes, a one-string instrument with a can (yes, like a soda or beer car) for more than 20 years. This documentary explores the history of the instrument and VanArsdall’s journey to...
Tue., Sep 5 - Sun., Sep 10
The Friends of Willard Library Better Books sale features specially priced antique, rare, and collectible books. Difficult-to-find book sets also will be available for purchase. ...
Thu., Sep 7
Meet-and-greet with artist Jeary Flener during Happy Hour with a cash bar available. Artwork is on display and for sale. ...
Thu., Sep 7
Tee off to benefit various year-round programs and activities at the Boys & Girls Club. Early registration is required. Awards and a steak dinner follow afternoon play. ...
Thu., Sep 7
Celebrate the opening of Over There: Remembering the Great War and Metal Trench Art from the World Wars. ...
Thu., Sep 7, 5:00 - 7:00
Enjoy a glass of wine or beer and complimentary hors d’oeuvres in the unique and historic setting of the garden, veranda, and carriage house. Live entertainment. 21 years of age and older. ...
Fri., Sep 8
Historically, this community-wide event connects more than 900 volunteers with nonprofit agencies in need of help with meaningful projects. ...
Sat., Sep 9, 7:00am
This race is the second in the series of races for the Evansville Half Marathon. The race winds through Garvin Park, by the Pigeon Creek Greenway, and along the Ohio River. ...
Sat., Sep 9, 8:45am
To celebrate the 11th year of providing mental health counseling to all people regardless of income or faith affiliation, Evansville Lutheran Family Counseling is holding their annual fundraiser. This year's golf outing will begin with registration at 8:45 a.m. and...
Sat., Sep 9, 11:30am
Participants journal as they explore creative techniques designed to increase knowledge of artist tools, paints, and various other supplies. ...
Sat., Sep 9, 12:00pm
Goodie bags will be given to the first 75 attendees. Members and guests of the Guild will show a wide variety of sewing projects. There will be door prizes, sale tables of fabric, handmade items, venders, and a display of...
Sat., Sep 9
The festival continues to offer educational and cultural activities, live music entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, senior games, demonstrations by local law enforcement, and “The Rolling Video Games.” ...
Sat., Sep 9
Fun, family, music, and community spirit are what the Parksfest music festival is all about. Parksfest features music from 10 regional bands and includes activities for kids and adults alike. The festival’s live musical entertainment covers a range of genres...
Sat., Sep 9, 6:00pm
Enjoy an Evansville Philharmonic concert and ball. ...
Sat., Sep 9, 6:30pm
An Innocent Band gives their audience an unforgettable concert experience through the music of Billy Joel. These seven seasoned musicians enthusiastically perform carefully crafted renditions from this Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member’s enormous catalog of hits. ...
Sun., Sep 10 - Sun., Sep 24
Evansville Restaurant Week is a celebration of local restaurants and chefs. All you have to do to participate is to dine out. The VIP kickoff event will take place Sept. 10 at Walton’s International Comfort Food. Participating Restaurants: Walton’s International Comfort Food La...
Sun., Sep 10
This annual event features a day filled with games, bouncy houses, prizes, and more. Event-goers can enjoy this family-friendly carnival and car show with proceeds benefiting Holly’s House. ...
Sun., Sep 10 - Sun., Dec 31
The John Streetman Alcove houses a private collection of art created from everyday objects by soldiers during the world wars. ...
Sun., Sep 10
This new event for 2017 explores various facets of history. ...
Tue., Sep 12, 5:30 - 8:30
Enjoy a night of networking and mingling with Housewives in the City. Anyone is welcome to attend the free event and can register online.  ...
Thu., Sep 14 - Sat., Sep 16
The annual tent sale at Brinker's Jewelers includes the most popular brands in jewelry — Fendi, Ippolita, John Hardy, Mikimoto, Omega, and Roberto Coin. ...
Thu., Sep 14, 5:00 - 7:00
Enjoy a glass of wine or beer and complimentary hors d’oeuvres in the unique and historic setting of the garden, veranda, and carriage house. Live entertainment. 21 years of age and older. ...
Thu., Sep 14, 6:30pm
University of Evansville history professor James MacLeod’s lecture, "World War I: The War That Made the 20th Century," is presented in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition about the conflict. ...
Thu., Sep 14, 6:30pm
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. ...
Fri., Sep 15
This event features a steak dinner with cash bar, silent and live auctions, and theme baskets. All proceeds benefit student athletes. Corporate tables available. ...
Sat., Sep 16, 8:00am
Pedaling for Pups is a recreational ride that raises money for homeless dogs in Posey County. This is a recreational ride, although it is tailored toward road bikes. The ride, with a 48-mile route and 66-mile route, will benefit the...
Sat., Sep 16, 8:00am - 3:30pm
The second annual Gather in Faith Women's Conference will host the national and inspiring speaker Hallie Lord, host of a weekly radio program on SiriusXM and author of "On the Other Side of Fear: How I Found Peace." ...
Sat., Sep 16 - Sun., Sep 17
More than 200 booths with antiques, hand-made gifts, flowers, preserves, and more line the streets. Traditional German and festival food is available. Enjoy historical pioneer crafts, German folk and blue grass music, and children’s activities. ...
Sat., Sep 16, 11:30am
Join us with your families for our 25th annual AIDS walk. The event includes a silent auction, local talent, music, food, games with prizes, a health and wellness expo, and a memorial walk. ...
Sat., Sep 16, 11:30am - 9:00pm
An earth-friendly and family-friendly event promoting music, the arts, and the environment, nationally-acclaimed musicians, exceptional local and regional acts, along with area gardeners and farmers. ...
Sat., Sep 16, 4:00 - 11:00
The annual Kenny Kent Lexus Jazz & Wine Festival features regional wineries and restaurants. There will be live music throughout the evening on three stages by 15 different bands and the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra swing band. ...
Sat., Sep 16 - Fri., Oct 27
Learn about science and technology from leading experts, in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. ...
Sat., Sep 16
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., Sep 16, 6:15pm
Can you fit 125 candles on a birthday cake? Come to The Party of the Year to find out and celebrate the 125th birthday of Deaconess. ...
Sat., Sep 16, 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....
Sat., Sep 16, 8:00pm
Celebrate the release of Carrie Newcomer’s latest album "Carrie Newcomer Live at the Buskirk-Chumley Theatre" at the very theater featured in the album title. This album was recorded during her 2016 concert and the Buskirk-Chumley Theatre is thrilled to welcome...
Sun., Sep 17, 7:30pm
Daniel is a young, idealistic priest who loves his work more than anything. As he struggles to find balance between the dueling philosophies of Father Victor, an old school, no nonsense traditionalist, and Father Ollie, a chain smoking, carb-addicted Franciscan,...
Mon., Sep 18, 6:15pm
Bryan Rudder, a financial advisor with Stifel's Evansville office, will host a free informative seminar "IRA Distribution Planning: How Decisions Today Affect You and Your Heirs," covering topics like IRA beneficiary planning, guidelines for inherited IRAs, how to make qualified...
Wed., Sep 20, 6:30 - 9:00
Learn about science and technology from leading experts, in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. ...
Thu., Sep 21, 12:00pm
Learn about native advertising from Insider Louisville at the AAF of Greater Evansville September luncheon. ...
Thu., Sep 21
Participants journal as they explore creative techniques designed to increase knowledge of artist tools, paints, and various other supplies. ...
Thu., Sep 21, 5:00 - 7:00
Enjoy a glass of wine or beer and complimentary hors d’oeuvres in the unique and historic setting of the garden, veranda, and carriage house. Live entertainment. 21 years of age and older. ...
Fri., Sep 22 - Sun., Sep 24
The Busboys, a Minnesota-based nonprofit organization thought to own and operate the largest collection of vintage buses in North America, will be bringing a vintage bus show and rally to Evansville. Expect a few dozen busses and coaches from the...
Fri., Sep 22 - Sun., Sep 24
Evansville cultural organization members are invited to the first ever reciprocal weekend throughout the city. By presenting your current and valid membership card at the participating organizations, you will be entitled to free general admission during open hours to the...
Fri., Sep 22 - Sat., Sep 23
The Raintree Quilters Guild of Evansville presents a quilt show every two years for the community. This year, the show includes more than 150 quilts on display with special quilt exhibits, Quilt For the Cure Rafflie Quilt, a boutique with...
Sat., Sep 23, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Kids Fest, presented by Bunny Bread, is a free, family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, activities, and special appearances by PBS characters and more. Kids Fest encourages children and their parents to incorporate learning into daily play. ...
Sat., Sep 23, 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., Sep 23, 2:00 - 9:00
RiverCity Faithfest is a free Christian music festival with artists and bands like We Are Messengers, Hannah Kerr, Danen Kane, Building Nations, and more. ...
Sat., Sep 23
The SWIRCA BrewFest serves as a fundraiser to benefit SWIRCA & More, Southwestern Indiana’s Area Agency on Aging. Voted Best Brew Festival in 2016, SWIRCA’s BrewFest is an event that you do not want to miss. Attendees can taste over...
Sat., Sep 23 - Sun., Oct 29
Holiday World gets a Halloween makeover during these weekends that include classic rides and seasonal activities, like 12 acres of corn mazes, Holidog’s 3D candy adventure, the talking pumpkin Gourdon, Carnival Chaos, and spookified songs on stage in Lights Out....
Sat., Sep 23
Funk in the City features more than 100 artists from throughout the region and multiple states, awesome food vendors, and a fun environment to shop. ...
Sat., Sep 23
The Museum Contemporaries presents the 19th annual Brew Ha Ha featuring beer and food samplings from local restaurants, live music, and more. ...
Sat., Sep 23, 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., Sep 23, 7:00pm
World-renowned American banjo player Béla Fleck opens the 2017-2018 season of the Evansville Philharmonic. Works by Richard Strauss and Jacques Offenbach kick off the Classics Series by incoporating two of the most popular dances of the 19th century — the...
Sun., Sep 24
The 20th annual Komen Evansville Tri-State Race for the Cure® is an event the entire family can participate in. It’s a fun run or walk with good friends for a good cause, but also is a competitive 5K-road race for...
Mon., Sep 25 - Thu., Sep 28
Nationally known artists and instructors teach plein air and still life painting. ...
Thu., Sep 28, 5:00 - 7:00
Enjoy a glass of wine or beer and complimentary hors d’oeuvres in the unique and historic setting of the garden, veranda, and carriage house. Live entertainment. 21 years of age and older. ...
Thu., Sep 28
The golf scramble, open to all adult golfers, features hole-in-one, longest drive, and closest-to-the-pin contests. Breakfast, lunch, awards dinner, goody bags, and silent and live auctions also are included. Morning and afternoon shotgun starts are available. ...
Thu., Sep 28, 5:30pm
Help "Keep the Ark Afloat" and enjoy dinner and a lively auction to benefit Ark Crisis Child Care Center. The live and silent auctions feature trips, tickets to sporting events, jewelry, home decor items, and one-of-a-kind artwork created by Ark's...
Thu., Sep 28, 6:30pm
New York Times bestselling author Jamie Ford discusses his book “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet,” a story of friendship during the internment in World War II. ...
Fri., Sep 29 - Sat., Sep 30
Porkapalooza 2017 will provide lunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sept. 29 and 30. For a $5 donation, lunch includes a pulled pork sandwich, chips, and soft drink. There also will be a bake sale as well as smoked ribs...
Sat., Sep 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Kids Fest, presented by Bunny Bread, is a free, family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, activities, and special appearances by PBS characters and more. Kids Fest encourages children and their parents to incorporate learning into daily play. ...
Sat., Sep 30, 2:00 - 8:00
Activities at this scare-free, family-friendly event include horse-drawn hayrides, guided night hikes, animal programs, stargazing, insect encounters, cider press demonstrations, a campfire, and activities and crafts for children. ...
Sat., Sep 30, 5:00pm
The Evansville Police Department Foundation will hold their annual ball to benefit the men and women in blue. Cocktails begin at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Guests can enjoy live and silent auctions, a dinner and dance reception,...
Sat., Sep 30
Mother and son artists Bertie and Douglas David exhibit their work, and the public is invited to a free reception. Charles Ford Retirement Communities resident artists also feature artwork. The art remains on display until Nov 1. ...
Sat., Sep 30, 6:30pm
High octane, turbo, high performance, super charged Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels didn't need to hail from the Motor City for those adjectives to be tossed their way, but it was certainly appropriate that they called Motown home. ...
Sat., Sep 30, 7:00pm
Inspired by Harlem's famed musical hot spot, this swingin' night of sensations focuses on the club's heyday when Duke Ellington's orchestra was the house band, and Cab Calloway and Ella Fitzgerald showcased the classics of the Great American Songbook. ...
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,...
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. ...
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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