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May, 2018

Events Starting in This Month:
Tue., May 1, 5:30 - 8:30
The Kentucky Derby is more than just a horse race — it’s about long standing traditions, festive parties, and fashion So put on your Derby hat, get ready to sip on a mint julep, and walk the red carpet at...
Wed., May 2, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Head to the ball field for a day with the Evansville Otters and SWIRCA & More. Tickets include lunch and the game. ...
Thu., May 3, 5:00pm
Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer in the unique and historic setting of the Reitz Home Museum garden, veranda, and patio. A variety of live entertainment also will be available. This event is free and open to the...
Thu., May 3, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., May 3, 8:00pm
This year marks the 48th anniversary of perennial classic-rock favorite America. Today, the group still is making music together, touring the world and thrilling audiences with its timeless sound. ...
Fri., May 4, 8:00am
This annual symposium is designed to provide current, practical information that will strengthen assessment skills and expand knowledge of patient management strategies. ...
Fri., May 4 - Sun., May 6
Go on a weekend adventure to Harmonie State Park where you will learn the basics of geocaching and participate in scavenger hunts and other activities. ...
Fri., May 4 - Sat., May 5
Newburgh Community Theater presents its summer production Ira Levin’s “Deathtrap.” ...
Fri., May 4, 11:00am
Visit the Evansville Museum free of charge during the first Friday of every month. Family friendly activities and crafts are often planned. ...
Fri., May 4, 11:30am
Enjoy an outdoor lunch downtown with live music. Attendees can bring their own lunch, grab a to-go lunch from a local restaurant, or support local food vendors at the park. ...
Fri., May 4, 5:30pm
First Friday is a free, monthly celebration of arts and culture in the Haynie’s Corner Arts District with art, live music, street performers, food, and drinks. ...
Fri., May 4, 7:00pm
Join the Evansville River City Bop Club every first Friday of the month for some swing dancing. The club does it all — East Coast swing, West Coast swing, Cha Cha, line dances, and waltzes. ...
Fri., May 4, 7:00pm
This free concert at First Presbyterian Church features organist Colin Miller, the 2017 first place winner of the Regional Competition for Young Organists in the Southwest Region of the American Guild of Organists. ...
Sat., May 5, 8:00am
The third annual EPD Foundation SWAT Challenge has more than 18 obstacles that take participants through Downtown, with a SWAT team member at every obstacle to encourage and help everyone. ...
Sat., May 5, 8:00am
Thousands of plants are in bloom at the Southwestern Indiana Master Gardner Annual Plant Sale. Pick up a Mother’s Day gift or something to spruce up your own garden. Admission is free. ...
Sat., May 5, 10:00am
As part of National Women Build Week, Habitat for Humanity of Evansville is teaming up with Lowe's for a painting workshop. ...
Sat., May 5, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet area authors, purchase autographed copies of their work, and learn about the writing and publishing process at the first ever Indie Authors Fair.  ...
Sat., May 5, 10:00am - 4:00pm
More than 45 vendors will offer a variety of products and crafts along with the opportunity to try the famous Donut Bank cheeseburger and Weezies Food for the Soul barbecue. ...
Sat., May 5
The Howell Booster Club is having its first-ever Family Day that will include free Par 3 and free mini golf to encourage new golfers to enjoy the game and course. ...
Sat., May 5, 11:30am
This exciting new program on the first Saturday of every month is for young children and their caregivers. Reggie the Museum Shark, our resident shark puppet, likes to go on adventures around the museum. Participants are encouraged to bring their...
Sat., May 5
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., May 5, 1:00 - 7:00
Enjoy Kentucky’s most famous race along with true Southern tradition and hospitality at the O.Z. Tyler Distillery with live race coverage, real-time betting, live music and entertainment, lawn games, prizes, the infamous hat contest, and mint juleps. ...
Sat., May 5
Honor Flight of Southern Indiana is a nonprofit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for their sacrifices. Honor Flight of Southern Indiana transports America’s heroes to Washington, D.C., on a free, one-day trip to visit and reflect at their...
Sat., May 5, 5:00 - 6:30
 Learn fundamental racing and practice techniques that will instantly improve your swimming performance from an Olympic gold medalist. Join Cody Miller at his Kicking Your Way to Gold clinic. Aspiring swimmers of all ages and ability levels are invited to attend....
Sat., May 5
Enjoy live betting, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, live auction, and more. Derby attire requested. There is a private tent at Ellis Park. Guests must be 21 years of age and older. ...
Sat., May 5 - Sun., May 6
The unusual is the usual at the Bloomin’ Zoo Plant Sale. The Mesker Park Zoo botanics department has been busy growing and preparing unique items available for purchase during the festival. Among the offerings are tropical bedding plants, unusual perennials...
Sun., May 6, 1:00pm
Come celebrate Evansville’s favorite skunk’s fourth birthday with Wesselman Woods Nature Center and Preserve. Guests can enjoy crafts, activities, and birthday cake, as well as meet-and-greets with the birthday boy himself. ...
Sun., May 6, 4:00pm
This free concert at First Presbyterian Church features the choir and choir school as they sing Part II and III of Handel’s “Messiah” accompanied by a string quartet, string bass, harpsichord, and organ. ...
Mon., May 7, 11:00am
Take a breather from the office, and join cMoe Play Experts for a special recess. Discover how play helps team building, reduces stress, improves creative thinking, and creates strong bonds with colleagues. Team activities include an animal cuddle area, desktop...
Mon., May 7, 5:00 - 6:00
Learn more about Vanderburgh County CASA and how you can become a CASA volunteer.   ...
Mon., May 7
Get on the green for Evansville Goodwill’s Golf Outing to raise money for the Goodwill Family Center, a transitional housing program for homeless families. ...
Mon., May 7, 8:00pm
Patty Griffin is a Grammy-Award winning artist who is acclaimed for her songwriting as well as her powerful voice. Her first two albums, "Living With Ghosts" and "Flaming Red," are considered seminal albums in the singer-songwriter genre. The concert begins at...
Tue., May 8, 7:00pm
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theater. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations. ...
Wed., May 9, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Join area senior centers and communities for games, food, and fun. ...
Wed., May 9, 8:00am
Join SWIRCA & More as they celebrate Older Americans Month with a day filled with fun and healthy aging. The day will begin with a pancake breakfast and healthy aging presentation followed by a 2-mile fitness walk, corn hole...
Wed., May 9
The conference at the University of Southern Indiana will focus on the role of care coordinators, case managers, and navigators in an accountable care organization through all phases of care delivery, including after hospitalization. ...
Thu., May 10, 5:00pm
Board game fans of all ages are invited to play the Evansville Museum’s vast collection of board games on the second Thursday of each month. ...
Thu., May 10, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., May 10, 5:00pm
Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer in the unique and historic setting of the Reitz Home Museum garden, veranda, and patio. A variety of live entertainment also will be available. This event is free and open to the...
Fri., May 11
The Evansville Otters kick off the 2018 Frontier League regular season by hosting the Washington Wild Things at Bosse Field. ...
Fri., May 11 - Sat., May 12
Teams vie for best chicken, mutton, and burgoo titles, as well as Governor’s Cup for the Best Overall Bar-B-Q Cooking Team. Musical entertainment, children’s activities, car show, arts and crafts, and more. ...
Fri., May 11, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Pick up some delicious candies, cookies, cakes, pies, and other baked good just in time for Mother’s Day. The Public Education Foundation’s bake sale also will feature pre-baked casseroles for your Mother’s Day brunch. ...
Fri., May 11 - Sun., May 13
Based on the true story and film of 11 Women’s Institute members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukaemia Research Fund, Calendar Girls opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre and has since become the fastest...
Fri., May 11, 5:30 - 8:00
Take a stroll through the Friends of Willard Library's fourth annual Spring Into Summer Garden Party, which will help fund the production and development of a new self-guided audio walking tour and presentation of the historic Willard Library. ...
Fri., May 11, 5:30pm
Girls ages 7-13 will learn to swim like a mermaid using mermaid monofins in a new class offered through The Traveling Mermaid swim school. They will have the opportunity for a photo with the mermaid, and then learn swimming techniques...
Fri., May 11, 6:00pm
Oak Hill Cemetery and Arboretum is hosting the first-ever Lights on the Lake remembrance memorial event in partnership with Chemo Buddies and Osborne Funeral Home. Attendees will have the opportunity to write an inscription on luminaries that will be provided...
Fri., May 11, 6:00pm
Enjoy all things dragon with the Alexandrian Public Library. There will be games, crafts, snack, and a viewing of the video "Dragons Love Tacos." Registration is required, and each family will receive a free copy of the book “Dragons Love...
Sat., May 12, 10:00am
Get an upfront and close experience and learn about large vehicles and machines used in different business sectors. Vendors and other activities will take place inside the center. ...
Sat., May 12, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Get ready to shop 'til you drop at The Farmhouse Charm's Market Day with various local vendors and makers, giveaways, and activities for kids. ...
Sat., May 12
The Rockin River City Ride is a one-day community event that offers a challenge for novice and experienced cyclists and runners alike along the beautiful Evansville riverfront. Participants will be able to choose from a 5K family ride; 25K, 60K,...
Sat., May 12
The second Saturday of every month, kids create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. ...
Sat., May 12
The second Saturday and third Thursday of every month, participants create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. No art skills are necessary. ...
Sat., May 12, 3:00pm
This all-time favorite children’s classic is loved by young and old alike. Come join the CCDE, Peter, Wendy, Tiger Lily, Tinkerbell, and Captain Hook. ...
Sat., May 12, 5:00pm
The Evansville Museum Contemporary's fourth annual Blues, BBQ, and Bourbon event will be an unforgettable night including bourbon samples along with exposure to proper bourbon tasting techniques, a selection of amazing barbecue-inspired hors d'oeuvres, and live entertainment. ...
Sat., May 12, 7:00pm
Enjoy a spring concert from the Wolfgang Orchestra and Chorus, which will feature "Star Trek Into Darkness," "The Cowboys Overture," "You Raise Me Up," "Suite for Tuba," and many more selections. ...
Sun., May 13
Treat Mom to a special day with a brunch on the riverfront. ...
Sun., May 13, 5:00pm
Enjoy a spring concert from the Wolfgang Orchestra and Chorus, which will feature "Star Trek Into Darkness," "The Cowboys Overture," "You Raise Me Up," "Suite for Tuba," and many more selections. ...
Sun., May 13
Worship in Pink is a program where local faith-based organizations and Susan G. Komen® Evansville Tri- State can collaborate on the fight against breast cancer. The goal behind this program is to increase breast health awareness and decrease the amount...
Mon., May 14
The women-only golf classic hosted by Deaconess Foundation provides a fun day of golf with an LPGA member. All proceeds support women’s health, including mammograms and pelvic ultrasounds, for women who cannot afford them. ...
Wed., May 16, 6:00pm
Grab a beverage, feed your head, and learn about cutting-edge topics in science and technology from leading experts in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. ...
Thu., May 17, 11:00am
Best-One Tire and Service is hosting its seventh annual golf outing to benefit Habitat for Humanity. All proceeds from the event will go toward building homes, communities, and hope in Vanderburgh, Posey, Gibson, Warrick, and Henderson counties. ...
Thu., May 17
The second Saturday and third Thursday of every month, participants create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. No art skills are necessary. ...
Thu., May 17
Confidently leading heavy music in the 21st century, Five Finger Death Punch continues to make the impossible a reality at every turn. Since the band's emergence in 2007, it has achieved six consecutive RIAA Gold-certified albums and two platinum singles,...
Thu., May 17, 5:00pm
Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer in the unique and historic setting of the Reitz Home Museum garden, veranda, and patio. A variety of live entertainment also will be available. This event is free and open to the...
Thu., May 17, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., May 17, 5:30pm
The YWCA honors recipients of the Berkley Ann Branson Young Women of Promise scholarship and individuals who have made an impact in the community in the areas of racial justice or women’s empowerment. ...
Fri., May 18 - Sun., May 20
Based on the true story and film of 11 Women’s Institute members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukaemia Research Fund, Calendar Girls opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre and has since become the fastest...
Fri., May 18, 5:00pm
From the Hopkins Dry Goods Buildings to the American Theater, Main Street and nearby streets have several open spaces where buildings once existed. Join this walking tour of what was here, using historic images and new sources to try to...
Fri., May 18, 6:30pm
Wine, dine, and take in the beautiful views of Historic Downtown Newburgh, Indiana, with Grapes on the Grass. Guests have an opportunity to taste foods from local restaurants, view art, and judge the wines prior to Saturday’s Wine, Art &...
Sat., May 19, 8:00 - 10:30
Form a fundraising walk team and celebrate health at the 2018 Tri-State Heart Walk through the American Heart Association of Southwest Indiana and Northwest Kentucky. ...
Sat., May 19
Journey back in time to when Lincoln grew up in Southern Indiana. Experience life as it was with costumed interpreters, reenactors, demonstrators, kids activities, the "Quilts in the Cabins" exhibit, music, food, and more. ...
Sat., May 19, 11:00am
Celebrate the annual German May festival at the Germania Maennerchor’s Maifest with German food and great bands. ...
Sat., May 19, 12:00pm
Enjoy non-stop jazz, a wide selection of wines from Indiana vineyards, great food, and an opportunity to browse and buy local art. All of this is overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park. ...
Sat., May 19
Run from downtown New Harmony, Indiana, to Harmonie State Park and back for 13.1 miles. 12K and 5K distances also are available. ...
Sat., May 19
Experience this family-friendly drone fest, featuring a drone race by the FPV Race League, a professional drone racing organization out of Louisville, Kentucky. Other activities include demonstrations, contests, hands-on experiences, and more. ...
Sat., May 19, 4:00pm
As part of the 2018 annual Golden Troupe exhibit, An Unfamiliar Performance: Frances Golden’s Journey through WWI, the community is invited to the "Golden Girl Over There: Songs of the Great War" concert to commemorate the World War I Centennial. Show...
Sat., May 19, 4:00pm
May 20, 1950, was declared the first Armed Forces Day by President Harry S. Truman. This day is a celebration for all men and women in service, past and present. On May 19, 2018, New Harmony State Historic Site will...
Sat., May 19, 6:00pm
Way Late Play Date, cMoe’s signature adult fundraiser, is a fun-filled opportunity for adults to experience the museum and be a kid again. Enjoy the outdoor “playground” as visitors dance in the streets, play games, laugh ‘til it hurts, and...
Sat., May 19, 6:30pm
Join the Lincoln Amphitheater as it kicks off its 2018 performance series with the country's premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band —Rumours. Based out of Atlanta, Rumours captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their illustrious career by blending...
Sun., May 20, 1:00pm
Join Another Chance for Animals in reaching its goal of raising $7,000 with Walking for Dreams Family and Pet Walk. The hope is to find 10 team leaders to recruit seven individuals each, who will all raise at least $100...
Mon., May 21, 11:00am
Visit the Evansville Museum free of charge during the first Friday of every month. Family friendly activities and crafts are often planned.   ...
Mon., May 21, 11:00am
Benefiting Albion Fellows Bacon Center and Santa Clothes Club, this annual event attracts golfers and supporters alike. Enjoy a wonderful day of golfing and fun, and be a hole sponsor or get a foursome together. Proceeds go to both agencies....
Tue., May 22, 7:30am
Celebrate and honor the accomplishments of Leadership Evansville at The Annual. With nearly 100 Leadership Evansville alumni in attendance, this formal celebration provides the organization with an opportunity to give back to those who help each year. ...
Tue., May 22
Join this free training program for beginner marathon runners. The group will meet every Tuesday and Thursday in the evening and Saturday mornings. This program will have you 5K ready in just seven weeks. All fitness levels are welcome. 6 p.m....
Tue., May 22, 5:30 - 8:30
Learn to spot, report, and manage invasive pests that kill Indiana's trees with Purdue University and Indiana DNR. Registration for the free workshop is required at surveymonkey.com/r/FPOSP18. ...
Thu., May 24, 1:00pm
Multiple drum lines will perform with a carnival, rides, games, and food. ...
Thu., May 24, 5:00pm
Join SWIRCA & More for dinner then head to Tropicana Evansville for an evening of gaming and fun. ...
Thu., May 24, 5:00pm
Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer in the unique and historic setting of the Reitz Home Museum garden, veranda, and patio. A variety of live entertainment also will be available. This event is free and open to the...
Thu., May 24, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., May 24, 7:00pm
The Eykamp Quartet returns with guest cellist Jenny Farny for a performance of Schubert’s cello quintet. ...
Fri., May 25, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Grab some lunch on the lawn of the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse from various food truck vendors and enjoy entertainment and community fun. ...
Fri., May 25 - Sat., May 26
Follow an intrepid explorer on an adventure through the jungle and discover wonderful and weird circus creatures. You will see animals fly through the air, swing from trees, tumble and flip. This performance will be filled with action, music, and...
Sat., May 26, 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Welborn Baptists Foundation Nature Playscape at Wesselman Woods is the largest space of its kind in the nation. Enjoy free admission to the space during the grand opening. ...
Sat., May 26, 11:00am
The fourth Saturday of every month is designated a Super Saturday family day, filled with themed crafts, activities, challenges, and guest lectures. ...
Sat., May 26
This 5K and 10K features an afternoon of live music, food, a bierstube, kids’ activities, and more. Funds raised support creation and maintenance of Warrick Trails. ...
Sat., May 26 - Sat., Aug 4
Come visit the Vanderburgh County libraries and explore what the library has to offer. ...
Sat., May 26 - Sat., Sep 29
The farmers 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, and...
Sat., May 26, 7:00pm
The 100th Army Band from Fort Campbell will give a rousing patriotic concert in honor of Memorial Day and sponsored by Independence Bank and the Sandy Lee Watkins Songfest. ...
Sat., May 26, 7:00pm
One of the region’s finest military bands will play this concert filled with patriotic music. ...
Mon., May 28, 10:00am
Remember the people who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and honor those who have served. ...
Mon., May 28, 11:00am
Remember the people who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and honor those who have served. ...
Tue., May 29, 6:15pm
Bryan Ruder, AAMS®, AIF®, Financial Advisor with Stifel’s Evansville office, is hosting a free seminar on college savings plans. With the cost of college tuition and expenses rising at a greater amount than the rate of general inflation, planning for...
Thu., May 31 - Sat., Jun 2
Celebrate the start of summer at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with food, games, rides, and fun. ...
Thu., May 31, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...