November 20, 2018
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December, 2018

Events Starting in This Month:
Sat., Dec 1, 8:00am
An Old World family celebration and shopping experience featuring a craft and artisan sale, holiday open houses at local merchants, musical performances, and tree lighting. ...
Sat., Dec 1 - Sun., Dec 2
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of F.J. Reitz High School, take a tour through the home of Francis Joseph Reitz, and enjoy complimentary cookies and holiday cheer in the Reitz Home Museum Carriage House. ...
Sat., Dec 1, 9:00am
The Rotary Santa Run combines Christmas spirit with a 5K walk/run and one-mile family stroll. Each participant receives a five-piece Santa outfit to wear during the event. The Rotary Santa Run is the main fundraiser for the Rotary Foundation of...
Sat., Dec 1
Aurora's Gingerbread House Fundraiser is a one-day fundraising event to support the organization's mission of preventing and ending homelessness in our community. More than 35 teams will participate by building holiday wonderlands in the form of Food Network-style gingerbread houses....
Sat., Dec 1, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Put your gingerbread skills to the test during Aurora's annual gingerbread house fundraiser that is expected to draw more than 1,500 people to watch the action. ...
Sat., Dec 1
As part of "A Downtown Christmas," the Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District is sponsoring showings of "It's A Wonderful Life" at the Old National Public Theatre at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The free tickets will be available at Third...
Sat., Dec 1 - Sun., Dec 2
As Christmas approaches, holiday traffic and packed shopping centers have become a reality. Historic New Harmony offers an opportunity step away from the “big box” shopping experience and into an old world Christmas with a craft sale, musical performances, and...
Sat., Dec 1 - Sun., Dec 2
As Christmas approaches, holiday traffic and packed shopping centers have become a reality. Historic New Harmony offers an opportunity step away from the “big box” shopping experience and into an old world Christmas with a craft sale, musical performances, and...
Sat., Dec 1
Enjoy a Christmas festival with a pancake breakfast, craft show, parade, Christmas pageant and show, and more. ...
Sat., Dec 1, 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., Dec 1
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., Dec 1, 1:00pm
For three days, Boonville, Indiana, comes alive with events to celebrate the holiday season. Free activities for families and children, the lighting of the square and Johnson Park, pony rides, caroling, a live nativity, visits with Santa, a festival of...
Sat., Dec 1, 2:00pm
Lewis Bakeries sponsors this Christmas event at the Victory Theatre. Advance tickets cost $9 for children and $13 or more for adults. ...
Sat., Dec 1
Get in the Christmas spirit and ring in the holidays with a parade down Main Street in downtown Henderson, Kentucky. ...
Sat., Dec 1
Get in the Christmas spirit with a Christmas parade down Main Street in Mount Vernon, Indiana, and a children’s Christmas party. Other activities for kids and families also will be available like pictures with Santa, games, cookies and milk, and...
Sat., Dec 1 - Sun., Dec 2
Characters and musicians dressed in Dickens-era costumes stroll through the town, which also features roasted chestnuts and Find the Elf and Find the Candy Cane contests throughout shops and restaurants. ...
Sat., Dec 1 - Sun., Dec 2
Enjoy a hot breakfast while sharing your list with Santa. Guests will be treated to storytelling, a special craft, and animal encounters in Amazonia. ...
Sat., Dec 1
Have your photo taken with Santa Claus, with proceeds benefitting It Takes A Village No-Kill Rescue and homeless animals. ...
Sat., Dec 1, 7:00pm
Spend the most wonderful time of the year with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra as they kick off the holiday season with Christmas carols and holiday orchestral favorites. ...
Sun., Dec 2, 10:00am
An Old World family celebration and shopping experience featuring a craft and artisan sale, holiday open houses at local merchants, musical performances, and tree lighting. ...
Sun., Dec 2, 2:00pm
Finish the weekend right and experience the 72nd Annual Boonville Christmas Parade in Downtown Boonville, Indiana. ...
Sun., Dec 2, 2:00pm
Spend the most wonderful time of the year with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra as they kick off the holiday season with Christmas carols and holiday orchestral favorites. ...
Sun., Dec 2, 5:00pm
Get an education about the history of the cocktail while their West Baden mixologist provides demos and samples of signature drinks. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. ...
Sun., Dec 2, 7:00pm
Have a holly jolly time with River Brass, the Tri-State's only brass band, during their holiday concert. ...
Thu., Dec 6
Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater for Gilda’s Club of Evansville’s event filled with food, fun, and desserts from local chefs. ...
Thu., Dec 6, 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., Dec 6, 7:30pm
The Reason to Drink Another tour will feature Cole Swindell and Dustin Lynch with special guest Lauren Alaina. ...
Fri., Dec 7, 11:46am
Come to Trinity UMC to enjoy Handel's Messiah by candlelight. Advance tickets cost $23 or $25 at the door. ...
Fri., Dec 7 - Sat., Dec 8
Enjoy an evening of exceptional dinner theater and traditional German Christmas music. Doors open at 6 p.m. ...
Fri., Dec 7, 7:00pm
Come to Trinity UMC to enjoy Handel's Messiah by candlelight. Advance tickets cost $23 or $25 at the door. ...
Fri., Dec 7, 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., Dec 7, 7:00pm
This free concert at First Presbyterian Church will feature an accomplished organist yet to be announced. Visit the church’s website for calendar updates. ...
Fri., Dec 7, 7:30pm
Noël, the new holiday musical from top-selling children’s author Eoin Colfer ("Artemis Fowl") and preeminent Irish film composer Liam Bates, tells the tale of a little girl (Noël), who is prepping for her starring role in a school Christmas play...
Sat., Dec 8
The second Saturday of every month, kids create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. ...
Sat., Dec 8, 9:30am
Aurora invites the public to watch a culinary challenge and vote for their favorite gingerbread by donating dollars and cents during the Gingerbread House Fundraiser. Guests also will enjoy exciting entertainment, a fabulous silent auction, photo ops with Santa and...
Sat., Dec 8, 11:30am
The second Saturday and third Thursday of every month, participants create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. No art skills are necessary. ...
Sat., Dec 8
Have your photo taken with Santa Claus, with proceeds benefitting It Takes A Village No-Kill Rescue and homeless animals. ...
Sat., Dec 8, 7:00pm
Come to St. Joseph Catholic Church to enjoy Handel's Messiah by candlelight at 7 p.m. ET. Advance tickets cost $23 or $25 at the door. ...
Sat., Dec 8, 7:30pm
This pop Christian group originating from Nashville, Tennessee, shares their innovative, high-energy pop foursome with soaring vocals at this special Christmas show. ...
Sat., Dec 8, 8:00pm
The electronic music impresario, violinist, dancer, and artist, Lindsey Stirling, has become one of the most innovative stars by clinging to her groundbreaking vision of cinematic violin-driven electronic music. ...
Sun., Dec 9, 10:30am
This service of readings and holiday carols at First Presbyterian Church will lift your spirit and prepare your heart for the season. ...
Mon., Dec 10 - Fri., Dec 14
Celebrate the holiday festivities with Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library and share stories and songs during a visit with Santa. ...
Thu., Dec 13, 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., Dec 13, 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.   ...
Fri., Dec 14, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Enjoy lunch and live music by DJ Larry during SWIRCA's holiday party. ...
Fri., Dec 14, 8:00pm
If the phrase "male a cappella group" conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses, think again. Straight No Chaser has a captivating sound of extraordinary music and a...
Fri., Dec 14, 9:00pm
The West Baden Springs Hotel will serve desserts made in-house paired with wine varietals from around the world. ...
Sat., Dec 15, 8:30am
Eat breakfast and tell your secret wishes to Santa. Enjoy a pancake, sausage, and egg breakfast with your family and take a picture with the man himself. Proceeds help provide music camp scholarships for the choir school of First Presbyterian...
Sat., Dec 15 - Sun., Dec 16
The goal is simple — 20 hours. 200 animals. 200 homes. Adopt a pet and help empty the shelter so every homeless animal can spend Christmas under the tree in their forever home. Reduced adoption fees all weekend. ...
Sat., Dec 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Citizens for Liberty is hosting its 16th annual Bill of Rights Day Celebration. The event is free and open to the public with refreshments, door prizes, an essay contest, and a guest speaker. The intent and purpose of the...
Sat., Dec 15, 7:00 - 10:00
The last movie of the season at the Mason-Nordgauer Fine Arts Gallery is Exit Through The Gift Shop about the mysterious street artist Banksy. ...
Sat., Dec 15, 7:00pm
Evansville Ballet joins with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra to present “The Nutcracker,” a classic holiday ballet in which a young girl and her toy nutcracker journey through a magical land. ...
Sun., Dec 16, 2:00pm
Evansville Ballet joins with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra to present “The Nutcracker,” a classic holiday ballet in which a young girl and her toy nutcracker journey through a magical land. ...
Wed., Dec 19, 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., Dec 20, 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., Dec 20, 6:00pm
The second Saturday and third Thursday of every month, participants create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. No art skills are necessary. ...
Sat., Dec 22, 11:00am
The fourth Saturday of every month is designated a Super Saturday family day, filled with themed crafts, activities, challenges, and guest lectures. ...
Mon., Dec 24, 5:00pm
On Christmas Eve, First Presbyterian Church will gather to sing carols, share Communion, and bask in the joy of the season. The annual service fills up fast. Join in the celebration. ...
Thu., Dec 27, 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. ...
Fri., Dec 28, 8:00pm
 Experience wine tasting at West Baden Springs Hotel paired with five courses of a variety of hors d'oeuvres. The event includes American and European wine presentations by the house wine expert highlighting a different imported or domestic varietal with each...
Fri., Dec 28, 8:00pm
 Experience wine tasting at West Baden Springs Hotel paired with five courses of a variety of hors d'oeuvres. The event includes American and European wine presentations by the house wine expert highlighting a different imported or domestic varietal with each...
Sat., Dec 29, 3:00pm
Presenting world-class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian snow maidens, and jubilant nesting dolls — The Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages. ...
Mon., Dec 31
Join cMoe for the largest New Year’s party in the Tri-State just for kids. Play at the dance party, make special crafts, eat popcorn, and more. Don’t miss the famous ball drop at “midnight” (AKA noon) as kids make lots...
Mon., Dec 31, 8:00pm
Kick off 2019 with dancing, snacks, champagne, and the Metro Dance Club during their New Year's Eve celebration. ...
Continuing Events:
Thu., Nov 22 - Tue., Jan 1
This 25th annual winter light show benefits local children and adults with disabilities. Drive-through event features a mile of sparkling ligh ts with more than 60 elaborate “fantasyland” scenes. Horse-drawn carriage rides available nightly (weather permitting) for additional...

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