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January, 2018

Events Starting in This Month:
Mon., Jan 1, 10:00am
Start off your year with a hike and get working on your 2018 resolutions. ...
Fri., Jan 5, 11:00am - 8:00pm
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. ...
Sat., Jan 6, 8:30am
Grab your streamers and noise makers to kick start your New Year's resolutions the right way. The second annual Evansville Resolution Run will feature a kids' one-mile run/walk, 5K, 10K, and 15K through the East Side. ...
Sat., Jan 6
Join Keep Evansville Beautiful and other community members to clean up the city. For two hours in the morning, participants dedicate themselves to cleaning up litter in a designated area of town. ...
Sat., Jan 6, 11:00am
Follow Reggie the Museum Shark as he takes children and their caregivers on an adventure around the museum’s galleries and exhibitions. Participants are encouraged to bring their own stuffed animal or borrow one from the museum. ...
Sun., Jan 7, 11:00am
Make your special day the best it can be. Every aspect of your planned experience can be found including catering and bakery, gowns and tuxes, photography, reception and facility rental, DJs and lighting, travel professionals, videography, event décor, invitations, alterations,...
Sun., Jan 7 - Sun., Apr 29
On loan from a private collection, the paintings and sculpture of self-taught artist Rev. Joel Hewlett (1921-1994) will be exhibited in the John Streetman Alcove. ...
Tue., Jan 9, 6:00pm
Mattingly Charities' fundraising event, hosted by Don and Lori Mattingly, will include a cocktail reception, silent auction, and a Q&A session with former New York Yankee legends Bernie Williams and Don Mattingly. ...
Thu., Jan 11, 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., Jan 11, 5:30pm
Community, Culture, and Cocktails second event brings salsa dancing, a full-service bar from Lamasco Bar and Grill, appetizers, and fun together to raise funds for different projects within the city. ...
Thu., Jan 11, 7:00pm
The Harlem Globetrotters, known for their one-of-a-kind family entertainment, will bring their 2018 World Tour to the Ford Center to take on their long-time adversaries the Washington Generals. The game will showcase ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots,...
Fri., Jan 12, 6:30pm
Shopkins Live! immerses audiences in the world of Shopville using custom-designed, theatrical costumes, creative onstage characters, state-of-art video and set design, and original pop songs and music. ...
Sat., Jan 13, 9:00am
Runners can take on the 4K, a fast and scenic paved course that loops around Burdette Park, or a challenging 8K, which is entirely off road includes hill, hay bails, log jumps, creek crossings, and more. ...
Sat., Jan 13 - Sun., Jan 14
The River City Powersports Show is largest indoor motorcycle and powersports show in Kentucky with a bike show, vendors, fashion shows, and more. ...
Sat., Jan 13
Twice each month, participants create pages in an art journal as they explore creative techniques. ...
Sat., Jan 13, 12:00 - 5:00
Evansville's first-ever WingFest will offer the Tri-State's best wings, a live DJ battle, adult beverages, wingette pageant, wing eating competition, and children's activities. ...
Sat., Jan 13, 7:00pm
Dance the night away during the Metro Ballroom Dance Club’s January dance. ...
Sat., Jan 13, 7:15pm
Come see the hilarious Zooperstars in between periods when the Thunderbolts take on the Peoria Rivermen. ...
Sat., Jan 13, 7:30pm
Enjoy two musical acts together on one night to kick off the 2018 season. ...
Tue., Jan 16
Prospective UE students are invited to this open house event to explore the campus. ...
Wed., Jan 17, 6:00pm
Learn about science and technology from leading experts, in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. ...
Thu., Jan 18
Twice each month, participants create pages in an art journal as they explore creative techniques. ...
Fri., Jan 19 - Sun., Jan 21
Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel and set in present time, “Carrie” the musical deals with central themes of high school bullying, acceptance, and even revenge. ...
Fri., Jan 19, 8:00pm
Rhonda Vincent, the queen of bluegrass as described by The Wall Street Journal, brings an energy and excitement to her music when performing live. Vincent and her band, The Rage, are considered the most award-winning band in bluegrass music history. Concert...
Sat., Jan 20, 7:00pm
Hear some of the great music of Mozart, from his early Overture to "Il Ré Pastore" to his more mature masterwork, the "Haffner" Symphony No. 35. Pianist Misha Dichter is joined by his wife and partner Cipa to perform the...
Sat., Jan 20, 7:15pm
The Force is strong in this game. Dress up, get your lightsabers ready, and be one with the Force when the Thunderbolts battle against the Birmingham Bulls. ...
Sun., Jan 21
The Mesker Park Zoo veterinary department is on call to perform a check-up on your favorite stuffed animal or teddy bear. After their check-up, the animal will receive a certificate of good health signed by our zoo veterinarian. The clinic...
Sun., Jan 21, 8:00pm
The Grammy-nominated duo of Keifer and Shawna Thompson are a force to be reckoned with in the modern-day country music landscape. Thompson Square has topped the radio charts across the U.S., Canada, and Australia with No. 1 hits “Are You...
Tue., Jan 23, 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. ...
Fri., Jan 26 - Sun., Jan 28
Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel and set in present time, “Carrie” the musical deals with central themes of high school bullying, acceptance, and even revenge. ...
Fri., Jan 26, 7:00pm
A quintet of award winning jazz musicians from the University of Louisville will kick off the new “On-Stage” series, which will bring the audience up onto the Preston Center stage in an intimate jazz club setting. ...
Sat., Jan 27 - Sun., Jan 28
This picker’s paradise has something for everyone with 100 vendors throughout two heated buildings selling a wide variety of antiques, vintage collectibles, repurposed home decor, furniture, and artisan and handcrafted items. ...
Sat., Jan 27, 5:00pm
The Indivisible Kickoff Dinner will launch the group’s game plan. During the event, Indivisible Evansville will review their progress and lay out goals for the upcoming year. ...
Sat., Jan 27
Dinger Bats has reached out to friends and Team Dinger members to host a night of questions and answers to raise money for charities. ...
Sat., Jan 27, 5:30pm
Join Holy Rosary for its annual gala benefitting, Holy Rosary Parish and School. Guests will enjoy a dinner, silent and live auctions, and dancing to the 12 South Band. ...
Sat., Jan 27, 7:15pm
Cheer on the Evansville Thunderbolts as take on Peoria Rivermen. ...
Sun., Jan 28, 6:00am
The YMCA Indoor Triathlon/Duathlon is a great way to kick off your competition and training for 2018. Spots are limited so don’t delay in registering. ...
Sun., Jan 28
Wedding plans will fall into place at the one-stop shop for everything brides-to-be need for their special day. ...
Sun., Jan 28, 6:00pm
Join NPR’s Steve Inskeep to support public broadcasting at the annual WNIN Gala. The night will include dinner and a live and silent auction. All proceeds generated help support and sustain public broadcasting on WNIN in the Tri-State. ...
Sun., Jan 28, 7:00pm
Kevin Hart has made a name for himself as one of the foremost comedians, entertainers, authors, and businessmen in the industry today. Join him for his show as part of Hart’s Irresponsible Tour. ...
Tue., Jan 30 - Thu., Feb 1
Since 1977, Leadership Evansville has trained over 2,500 individuals representing hundreds of companies and organizations in our community. The curriculum focuses on skills you can use anywhere to help people and teams get better results. ...
Tue., Jan 30, 7:30pm
A brand new production of “The Sound of Music” is coming to the Old National Events Plaza. It is the 52nd anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history. ...
Wed., Jan 31
Ag Expo draws hundreds of farmers and agribusiness people from across Kentucky and southern Indiana to hear from University of Kentucky specialists and agriculture industry leaders. ...
Continuing Events:
Sun., Oct 15 - Sun., Jan 7
This exhibition explores the social reforms from the 1890s to the 1920s, including suffrage and child labor. ...
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. ...
Sun., Dec 10 - Sun., Feb 4
Ceramics, metalwork, textiles, glass, and mixed media are featured in this competitive exhibition open to artists residing in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, and Ohio. ...
Sun., Dec 10 - Sun., Mar 4
Members of the Evansville Museum’s Docent Association and staff will curate an exhibition of their favorite objects in the Museum’s permanent collection. ...

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