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November, 2017

Events Starting in This Month:
Wed., Nov 1 - Thu., Nov 30
This month-long food drop helps supply the Evansville Christian Life Center Food Co-op. ...
Thu., Nov 2
Meet-and-greet with artist Annette Poitay during Happy Hour with a cash bar available. Artwork is on display and for sale. ...
Thu., Nov 2
Celebrate the opening of 24th Working Together Exhibition and Evansville in the Progressive Era. ...
Thu., Nov 2, 6:30pm
Uncharted International presents its fall event "Stories of Courage," featuring American actor, motivational speaker, and retired U.S. Army Soldier J.R. Martinez. In March of 2003, Martinez was deployed to Iraq. In April, he sustained severe burns to over 34 percent of...
Fri., Nov 3 - Sat., Nov 4
Enjoy special discounts, refreshments, and dazzling displays. ...
Fri., Nov 3
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., Nov 3
This lecture honors the 100th memorial of the death of the first Hoosier and perhaps first American to die in World War I — James Bethel Gresham of Evansville. The talk is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition focusing...
Fri., Nov 3, 12:00 - 8:00
Enjoy shopping, live music, and food trucks during The Urban Cellar Market’s Christmas Cellarbration. Located at Stahl Farms, festivities will take place from noon until 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $5...
Fri., Nov 3, 12:00 - Sun., Nov 5, 4:00
Old Santa Nick will visit Washington Square Mall for pictures with furry friends and children during the 32nd annual Pet Pictures with Santa. The $25 fee includes four 4-inch by 6-inch prints and two digital images. Pets of all species...
Fri., Nov 3, 6:00pm
Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, and a cash bar as the latest holiday fashion footwear and accessory trends, presented by Shoe Carnival and benefitting Vanderburgh County CASA, are displayed in a fashion show walkway. Tickets cost $50. ...
Fri., Nov 3, 7:00 - 9:00
Night at the Old Courthouse is the signature event of the Old Courthouse Foundation. Fun and mystery can be found as they walk the halls and chambers, some opened especially for this night. Samples of craft beer, wine, and food...
Sat., Nov 4, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Purchase unique, handmade gifts from local artists to give to friends and family during the holidays. ...
Sat., Nov 4, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Enjoy shopping, live music, and food trucks during The Urban Cellar Market’s Christmas Cellarbration. Located at Stahl Farms, festivities will take place from noon until 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $5...
Sat., Nov 4 - Sun., Nov 5 @ 10:00am
Local board and video game enthusiasts are gathering for a 24-hour charity gaming marathon to benefit Riley Children's Hospital. The event is organized by the locally produced podcast called Eat Chit & Dice, a part of the nonprofit Extra Life....
Sat., Nov 4
Take a chartered coach to local wineries. ...
Sat., Nov 4
The “Home is where the heART is” Holiday Invitational Exhibit and the 6th Annual Posey County High School Senior Art Show will be on display from this reception until Dec. 20. ...
Sat., Nov 4 - Fri., Dec 15
See the work of this Indiana University associate professor of metalsmithing and jewelry design on display at the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art. ...
Sat., Nov 4
The 16th annual Norwegian Foot March will take participants 18.6 miles through the rolling hills of Evansville’s West Side. Carrying a 25-pound rucksack, participants will begin and end at the University of Southern Indiana, working to make it back to...
Sat., Nov 4, 3:00pm
The Bluegrass Beer Run will take you through six bar for six beers during this run through downtown Owensboro, Kentucky. ...
Sat., Nov 4, 5:00pm
The Vanderburgh 4-H Center is hosting its annual benefit dinner and auction, featuring appetizers and a silent auction beginning at 5 p.m. followed by dinner and live auction at 6:30 p.m. Individual and table sponsorships are available.   ...
Sat., Nov 4, 5:45pm
Enjoy an evening of dinner, music, and dancing at the Evansville Museum for its biggest event of the year. ...
Sun., Nov 5, 12:00 - 4:00
Plan to attend the 10th annual Contemporary Bride Expo to find everything that you are looking for to plan your big day from the trendiest wedding vendors in the area. ...
Sun., Nov 5, 12:30pm
The event includes a charity walk, lunch, silent auction, Zumba, and family activities. Raise donations through walk teams; all proceeds from the event benefit the Tri-State Multiple Sclerosis Association. Prizes are awarded at several donation levels. ...
Sun., Nov 5, 2:00pm
The Stache Dache 5K presented by Deaconess Cancer Services benefits the American Cancer Society. No mustache? No problem! Mustaches will be provided. ...
Sun., Nov 5, 4:00 - 7:00
The Evansville Morning Rotary Club and the Dream Car Museum are hosting a bourbon tasting charity event to benefit local charities. Guests will receive a complimentary whiskey glass, sample numerous bourbons, have full access to the museum, listen to live...
Mon., Nov 6, 2:30pm
Our culture tells us aging will change us against our will, and for the worse. Dr. Bill Thomas, a graduate of Harvard Medical School and an international authority on geriatric medicine and eldercare, argues this is false. Blending myth and...
Mon., Nov 6, 6:15pm
Bryan Ruder, Financial Advisor, and Thomas Ruder, Senior Vice President/Investments, with Stifel’s Evansville, Indiana, office, will host a free seminar on Medicare. The seminar is designed to help individuals make informed decisions when signing up for Medicare benefits and will...
Wed., Nov 8, 9:00am
The event includes a social hour and vendor fair, a program featuring veteran and memorial groups paying respects to those who fought for our country, and a complimentary lunch. Registration is required. ...
Wed., Nov 8, 6:00pm
Indivisible Evansville’s Political Activism Committee monitors political activity at the local and national levels and keeps our volunteers up to date on issues of concern. The committee also develops events that aim to educate the public about key issues and...
Wed., Nov 8, 6:00pm
Indivisible Evansville’s Communications Committee is responsible for publicity, advertising, marketing, communications, branding, and messaging. Writers, graphic artists, photographers, social media marketers, and anyone interested in progressive political activism is invited to attend. ...
Wed., Nov 8, 8:00pm
Mashrou' Leila is an alternative rock Lebanese band whose music has been touching audiences worldwide. General admission seating tickets cost $30. The show begins at 8 p.m. ET. ...
Thu., Nov 9, 11:30am
This fashion show benefitting the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center includes a luncheon, floral arrangements by local designers, and a silent auction. Reservations are required. ...
Thu., Nov 9, 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., Nov 9, 5:00pm
Wear your favorite boots, enjoy live music, and help “Stomp out Child Abuse.” The sixth annual event features tasty treats, cookie raffle, handmade Christmas cards by Ark’s children, and your only opportunity to drink a signature “Ark-tini.” ...
Thu., Nov 9, 6:30pm
This lecture by University of Southern Indiana history professor Denise Lynn examines the life of Evansville social reformer Albion Fellows Bacon. It is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition focusing on Evansville in the Progressive Era. ...
Thu., Nov 9, 7:00pm
Since surviving a suicide attempt from the Golden Gate Bridge, Kevin Hines has developed a 10-step regimen to stay on track and monitor his mental wellness. Join Mental Health America of Vanderburgh County as he discusses clinical studies that prove...
Fri., Nov 10 - Sun., Nov 12
The fourth annual arts and craft expo is an opportunity to learn and experience the best ways to get crafty. The expo opens 2 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. Sunday. ...
Fri., Nov 10, 6:00 - 10:00
Enjoy dining, dancing, and a silent auction in support of the Children’s Center for Dance Education and seasonal productions such as The Children’s Nutcracker and The Littlest Mermaid. ...
Sat., Nov 11, 7:00am - 9:00pm
Veterans and service personnel can have their vehicles washed for free this Veteran's Day at the Lucas Oil Center on North Green River Road through the Grace for Vets program. They will receive one free "Express Works" car wash with...
Sat., Nov 11, 8:00am
Move your feet so others can eat during this sixth annual event that benefits the ERM’s Gobbler Gathering food giveaway. With 8K, one-mile, and walk options, the event starts and finishes at the ERM’s residence center. ...
Sat., Nov 11, 10:00am - Sun., Nov 12, 4:00pm
Browse through hundreds of books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs. Prices range from 50 cents to $2. ...
Sat., Nov 11, 10:00am
This market is a unique, family-oriented vendor fair with something for every family member. ...
Sat., Nov 11, 2:00 - 3:30
The Really Big Show, a benefit for The Arc of Evansville, wants you as a main act! The public is invited to sign up for the annual talent contest, Tri-State's Got Talent, were the winner will be featured in the...
Sat., Nov 11, 3:00pm
Come out and honor Tri-State veterans who have served our country. The Four Freedoms Veterans Parade is the area’s largest veterans parade. ...
Sat., Nov 11
Twice each month, participants create pages in an art journal as they explore creative techniques. ...
Sat., Nov 11, 6:00pm
Holy Redeemer hosts the eighth annual Tap & Cork Festival. Enjoy an evening of beer, wine, and food tastings from area breweries, wineries, and restaurants. Tickets may be purchased by phone or online. ...
Sat., Nov 11, 7:00pm
Opera returns to the Victory stage with Verdi's La Traviata. The opera, sung in Italian with English supertitles, is a collaboration with the Indianapolis Opera, University of Evansville, and Evansville Philharmonic Chorus. ...
Tue., Nov 14, 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. ...
Wed., Nov 15, 6:00pm
Indivisible Evansville’s November Town Hall Lecture Series will focus on climate change. Wendy Bredhold, an organizer with Sierra Club’s Indiana Beyond Coal Campaign, and Tom Ballard, a representative of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby, will speak. ...
Wed., Nov 15, 6:30pm
Learn about science and technology from leading experts, in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. ...
Thu., Nov 16, 9:00am
Thanksgiving comes early at SWIRCA with 400 turkey dinners for local seniors in the Ivy Café located in the Activity Center. ...
Thu., Nov 16, 12:00 - 1:00
The Greater Evansville American Advertising Federation will host its monthly luncheon featuring a guest speaker to be announced. ...
Thu., Nov 16
Twice each month, participants create pages in an art journal as they explore creative techniques. ...
Thu., Nov 16, 5:30pm
Celebrating 60 years of serving children in the community, this casino-themed evening features dinner, drinks, and silent and live auctions. Items up for bid include autographed memorabilia, trips, and dinners. Reservations are required. ...
Thu., Nov 16, 8:00pm
Sierra Hull has been recognized from age 11 as a virtuoso mandolin-player, astonishing audiences and fellow-musicians alike. She played the White House, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center, and she became the first bluegrass musician to receive a Presidential Scholarship...
Fri., Nov 17, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Hop on a bus and head down the Adsmore Museum in Princeton, Kentucky. Cost of the bus tour includes refreshments on the bus, shopping stops, and return dinner at The Farmer & The Frenchman. Call to reserve your seat, which is...
Fri., Nov 17 - Sun., Nov 19
This annual German-inspired market has more than 150 booths of quality handcrafted antiques, food, and wine. ...
Fri., Nov 17, 4:00pm
The Jingle Mingle Mart features more than 70 local boutiques, online shops, and visiting retailers in one festive and convenient location. Vendors showcase an array of clothing, jewelry, home and garden décor, gourmet food, artwork, and holiday items. Proceeds benefit...
Fri., Nov 17, 5:00pm
The University of Evansville’s annual International Bazaar invites visitors to experience the food, customs, and cultures of UE’s international students. It features all-you-can-eat cuisine, music, games, dancing, photo opportunities, and more. ...
Fri., Nov 17, 7:15pm
Cheer on the Evansville Thunderbolts as they take on the Rivermen from Peoria, Illinois. Military and service members receive free entry. ...
Sat., Nov 18, 8:00am
7 Sisters have come together to honor the siblings they have lost to the opioid epidemic with a mission to educate, provide recovery options, and stop the stigma of the disease. The Opioid Awareness 5K and Family Fun Run aims...
Sat., Nov 18, 9:00am - 4:00pm
The eighth annual PC Pound Puppies Holiday Craft and Gift Show will be held at the historic Ribeyre Gym in New Harmony, Indiana. All proceeds of the show benefit PC Pound Puppies and are used to pay for the medical...
Sat., Nov 18, 12:00 - 4:00
More than a dozen local crafters and artists demonstrate their work. Presenters will have pieces for sale, and there will be free kids’ activities. ...
Sat., Nov 18 - Sun., Nov 19
The third annual Holiday Mart, hosted by the Begley Museum Shop, will be a shopping opportunity offering unique and hand-made items, as well as fine art and crafts. ...
Sat., Nov 18, 4:30pm
This special parade is the largest Christmas parade in Kentucky and the Tri-State. The theme this year is “Visions of Christmas.” ...
Sat., Nov 18, 5:00pm
Grab a group of eight to ten friends and join Jacob's Village for its sixth annual trivia night. For $35 per person, you'll enjoy the evening in the Ivy Room at SWIRCA and experience an exciting night of trivia and...
Sat., Nov 18, 6:00 - 9:30
Last year’s Lights of Love Gala raised more than $35,000 for Keeping Families Close. This is another opportunity to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities. ...
Sat., Nov 18, 7:00pm
The City of Evansville sponsors this annual concert by the Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. General admission costs $10.  ...
Sat., Nov 18, 7:30pm
Put on your blue jeans and join the ladies of the Zeta Zeta Omega Chapter of AKA as they dance the night away to support more scholarships and community programming. The event features a delicious breakfast buffet for dinner, a...
Sun., Nov 19, 12:00pm
The annual Christmas parade is predicted to draw thousands of people to the North Main Street corridor area of Evansville. The parade includes local bands from area high schools as well as floats, clowns, cars, dignitaries, other marching and performing...
Sun., Nov 19 - Sun., Dec 31
Take a tour through the Reitz Home Museum as it is transformed into a Christmas celebration. ...
Tue., Nov 21
Nearly 2,000 families receive boxes of Thanksgiving food, including a frozen turkey, produce, and dried and canned goods. Volunteers and donors help make the event possible. Volunteers can sign up for shifts at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30...
Wed., Nov 22
Enjoy a spring evening strolling along historic New Harmony, Indiana’s, streets of antique shops and art galleries. ...
Thu., Nov 23, 8:00am
More than 2,000 participants come from all over the country to participate in the running event that benefits the Goodwill Family Center. Each registrant receives a long-sleeved turkey tee. ...
Thu., Nov 23
The Evansville Christian Life Center prepares and delivers Thanksgiving meals to more than 2,000 people in Evansville. Volunteers and families with children can deliver meals to people in need in Evansville on Thanksgiving morning. ...
Thu., Nov 23 - Sun., Nov 26
The Hadi Shrine Circus has attracted more than 3 million River City residents over the past 83 years and is one of the biggest three-ring circuses left in the world, with elephants, acrobats, clowns, lions, bears, and more. All proceeds...
Thu., Nov 23 - Mon., Jan 1
This annual winter light show benefits local children and adults with disabilities and features a mile of sparkling lights with more than 60 elaborate scenes. Horse-drawn carriage rides are available nightly for additional cost. ...
Fri., Nov 24 - Mon., Jan 1
Golf through Walther’s outdoor mini golf course lit with Christmas lights and decorations for the holiday season. ...
Sat., Nov 25, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Christmas at the Old Courthouse will support local retail stores on small business Saturday. Free carriage rides, carolers, refreshments, a stunning Christmas tree in the rotunda and, of course, Santa will be present for the enjoyment of everyone. ...
Sat., Nov 25, 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. ...
Wed., Nov 29, 5:45pm
Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights will be closed to vehicles and open for walkers and runners only to enjoy the dazzling light displays. The 5K run and fast walk begins at 5:45 p.m. and the Community 1-Mile Walk begins at 6:15...
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., 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 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., Oct 15 - Sun., Dec 3
Presented in cooperation with the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, this juried competition is open to regional artists and features paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, and mixed media. ...
Sun., Oct 15 - Sun., Jan 7
This exhibition explores the social reforms from the 1890s to the 1920s, including suffrage and child labor. ...

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