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October, 2019

Events Starting in This Month:
Tue., Oct 1, 5:30 - 7:00
The Parkinson's Awareness Support Association of the Tri-State (PASATS) is hosting an interactive program to help people better understand Parkinson's Disease and the resources available in Evansville. ...
Tue., Oct 1, 6:00pm
As part of the EVPL fall concert series, Jazz in the Park, Soul N the Pocket will take the lawn of EVPL East. ...
Wed., Oct 2, 7:30pm
The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 54 years ago. These two legendary bands will engage in an on-stage, throw down courtesy of tribute bands...
Thu., Oct 3, 12:00pm
 Plan to attend the 12th annual Contemporary Bride Expo to find everything you are looking for to plan your big day, from the trendiest wedding vendors in the area. ...
Thu., Oct 3 - Sun., Oct 6
“The Revolutionists” tells the story of four real-life women who lived during the time of the French Revolution: Olympe de Gouges, Charlotte Corday, Marie Antoinette, and Marianne Angelle. Despite its hilarity, the play focuses on themes that are still relevant...
Thu., Oct 3, 5:00pm
Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer in the unique and historic setting of the Reitz Home garden, veranda, and patio with a variety of live entertainment. ...
Thu., Oct 3, 6:30pm
Grab a scoop of ice cream and learn about all the possibilities in the 4-H program. ...
Fri., Oct 4 - Sun., Oct 6
Bring the family to Lyles Station for fall fun and get lost in more than 10 acres of Indiana corn, pick out a pumpkin and paint it, pet a furry critter, roast a weenie, or take a hay ride. ...
Fri., Oct 4, 9:19am
After a brief pitstop, Memphis, Tennessee, quintet Savage After Midnight are back out on tour with Shinedown and Papa Roach, in support of their recently released debut EP, "11:59." ...
Fri., Oct 4 - Sat., Oct 5
Enjoy an evening of dinner and mystery with Newburgh Community Theater. This year's play is Pat Cook's audience participation murder mystery "You Have the Right to Remain Dead." ...
Fri., Oct 4, 11:00am
 The first Friday of every month means free admission at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science with plenty of activities for all ages. ...
Fri., Oct 4, 4:00 - 8:00
The Downtown Newburgh Business Collective is hosting the first-ever Downtown Newburgh Nights, an evening of shopping, dining, and fall activities every Friday evening in October. ...
Fri., Oct 4, 5:00 - 8:30
Celebrate the opening of "Collective Mysteries," which features artwork by St. Louis artist Dale Madigan, Evansville artist Michael Key, and USI student artist Kameron Nosko, at Gallerie 820. ...
Fri., Oct 4, 7:00pm
 Join First Presbyterian Church for a free concert with a special musical guest. ...
Sat., Oct 5, 7:00am
 Celebrate the 16th year of the Evansville Half Marathon as community members complete 13.1 miles of walking or running throughout the city. ...
Sat., Oct 5, 9:00am
 Join SMILE on Down Syndrome for its 18th anniversary advocacy walk. The morning includes food, fitness, fun, and entertainment. ...
Sat., Oct 5
 ParksFest is returning to Garvin Park for another free, all-day music festival with food vendors and a beer garden. ...
Sat., Oct 5
Enjoy tasting barbeque at the BBQ Cook-Off and browsing through the unique craft booths as live music fills the air at the annual Square Flair in downtown Boonville, Indiana. ...
Sat., Oct 5 - Sun., Oct 6
Enjoy a night of camping on the grounds of Angel Mounds State Historic Site. Set up your tents and sleeping bags and make dinner over a campfire before joining in on a night hike, hot dog roast, and sleeping under...
Sat., Oct 5 - Sun., Oct 6
 This family-friendly event includes the rides you love at Holiday World, plus lots of Halloween-themed shows and fun. ...
Sat., Oct 5, 4:00pm
 Artist Barbara Northern will open her exhibit Falling for Art at the Hoosier Art Salon. ...
Sat., Oct 5, 6:00 - 9:00
The Mason-Nordgauer Fine Arts Gallery is presenting The Joint Show: A Rare Blend by local collector and expert, Randy Lientz, who will discuss the "Big 5" artists of the late '60s and early '70s. ...
Sat., Oct 5, 7:00pm
“Carnaval” with Troupe Vertigo opens the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019-2020 Pops series, under the direction of Maestro Alfred Savia. ...
Sun., Oct 6, 1:30 - 3:00
More than 60 colleges and universities will be represented during the Greater Evansville College Fair, which will allow future college students to ask questions and get information about various schools. ...
Sun., Oct 6
 Members of the Islamic Society of Evansville cook up specialties from all over the world to benefit the Tri-State Food Bank. Visitors can enjoy foods like shish-kebab, falafel, chicken biryani, and babaganoush; get henna tattoos; shop in the bazaar; have...
Sun., Oct 6, 2:00pm
“Carnaval” with Troupe Vertigo opens the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019-2020 Pops series, under the direction of Maestro Alfred Savia. ...
Mon., Oct 7 - Sat., Oct 12
 This weeklong festival on Franklin Street includes carnival attractions, more than 126 food booths, amateur talent competitions, free entertainment, and a parade. ...
Thu., Oct 10, 5:30pm
 Have fun playing classic and new board games at the Evansville Museum with light refreshments and free admission every second Thursday of the month. ...
Thu., Oct 10, 6:30pm
The Future of New Harmony as a Cultural Town will feature a panel discussion with local and regional role models and moderated by WFIE's Mike Blake. ...
Fri., Oct 11 - Sun., Oct 13
Bring the family to Lyles Station for fall fun and get lost in more than 10 acres of Indiana corn, pick out a pumpkin and paint it, pet a furry critter, roast a weenie, or take a hay ride. ...
Fri., Oct 11 - Sat., Oct 12
Browse local arts during the Beehive Arts Market from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday evening, enjoy live music from Debbie...
Fri., Oct 11 - Sun., Oct 13
The Evansville Civic Theatre presents the classic story "Lord of the Flies." During an unnamed time of war, a plane carrying a group of British schoolboys is shot down over the Pacific. The pilot of the plane is killed, but...
Fri., Oct 11, 2:00 - 7:00
"200 Years of New Harmony: A Role Model for the Future" will be a day of speakers, featuring leaders from the world of art, preservation, and architecture. ...
Fri., Oct 11, 4:00 - 8:00
The Downtown Newburgh Business Collective is hosting the first-ever Downtown Newburgh Nights, an evening of shopping, dining, and fall activities every Friday evening in October. ...
Sat., Oct 12
Kip Moore's "Room To Spare Acoustic Tour" is sparked by his recently released "Room To Spare: The Acoustic Sessions," featuring special tour guest Kylie Morgan. ...
Sat., Oct 12, 10:00am
The 98th annual West Side Nut Club Pet Parade, sponsored by Pet Food Center, will partner with the Vanderburgh Humane Society for a "Fall Festival Pet of the Week" that will be presented during the Pet Parade and main parade....
Sat., Oct 12, 10:00am
 The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library is partnering with the Evansville Regional Airport for a story time with reading, singing, and dancing. ...
Sat., Oct 12 - Sun., Oct 13
 This family-friendly event includes the rides you love at Holiday World, plus lots of Halloween-themed shows and fun. ...
Sat., Oct 12
Richard Meier's groundbreaking New Harmony, Indiana, Atheneum turns 40 this year and the community is celebrating with a grand reception, gala dinner, auction, and after party. ...
Sat., Oct 12, 4:00 - 7:00
The Arts Council invites all artists to step outside of their studio walls and come create on the Rooftop Art Deck for a plein air painting session. ...
Sat., Oct 12, 5:30 - 9:00
In honor of the Atheneum's 40th anniversary, celebrate with food, drinks, and crowds during the gala and afterparty events. ...
Sat., Oct 12, 7:00pm
Dance the night away with the Metro Ballroom Dance Club. The lesson starts at 7 p.m. with the dance beginning at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per couple and $15 for single dancers. Dances are held every second Saturday of...
Sat., Oct 12, 7:00pm
Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the cult-classic movie "Ghostbusters" with a pre-show for kids, games, and activities, along with a screening of the movie. ...
Sun., Oct 13, 11:00am
 Celebrate international cultures in the community with the annual Fiesta Evansville festival, featuring a parade of nations, musical performances, food, and more. ...
Sun., Oct 13, 11:00am
Shop local makers, pick a pumpkin from the patch, enjoy live music, grab a bite from food trucks, and more during the second annual NoCo Makers Market. ...
Tue., Oct 15 - Wed., Oct 16
The Jacob Ball Wish Fund began shortly after Jacob Ball's passing at the age of 12 to help other families, teachers, and caregivers coping with children suffering from autism. This year's play is "Next to Normal," about a mother who struggles...
Thu., Oct 17, 11:30am - 1:00pm
 An annual event hosted by the UE Clay Club, this event gives guests a chance to purchase a one-of-a-kind ceramic bowl and fill it to the brim with tasty chili! Bowls are created by members of the Clay Club, other...
Thu., Oct 17, 11:30am - 1:30pm
The University of Evansville’s Clay Club presents the annual Chili Bowl Sale. For $10, customers can buy a one-of-a-kind ceramic bowl and fill it will chili. Half of the proceeds will be donated to Bread of Life Ministry. ...
Thu., Oct 17
Touring for the first time in five and a half years, Randy Travis is taking the stage with his original Randy Travis band and guest vocalist James Dupré. ...
Thu., Oct 17, 5:00 - 8:00
Celebrate with Evansville Living's 2019 Best Of Evansville winners, and enjoy an assortment of drink samples, tasty bites, a cash bar, live music, games, photo-ops, giveaways, and more.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit Tri-State Food Bank. Must be 21...
Thu., Oct 17 - Sat., Oct 19 @ 7:00pm
In “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” many years have passed since Nora Helmer’s exit. Now, there’s a knock on that same door. Nora has returned. But why? And what will it mean for those she left behind? ...
Fri., Oct 18 - Sun., Oct 20
Bring the family to Lyles Station for fall fun and get lost in more than 10 acres of Indiana corn, pick out a pumpkin and paint it, pet a furry critter, roast a weenie, or take a hay ride. ...
Fri., Oct 18 - Sun., Oct 20
The Evansville Civic Theatre presents the classic story "Lord of the Flies." During an unnamed time of war, a plane carrying a group of British schoolboys is shot down over the Pacific. The pilot of the plane is killed, but...
Fri., Oct 18 - Sun., Oct 20
Get in the Halloween spirit with Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden during Boo at the Zoo with live entertainment, trick or treating, storytelling, animal encounters, and nightly costume contests. ...
Fri., Oct 18 - Sun., Oct 20
Discover the spookier legends of Newburgh, Indiana’s history and river lore through three different tours, including a new hayride tour with a new route and stories to celebrate the 25th Ghost Walk anniversary. ...
Fri., Oct 18, 4:00 - 8:00
The Downtown Newburgh Business Collective is hosting the first-ever Downtown Newburgh Nights, an evening of shopping, dining, and fall activities every Friday evening in October. ...
Fri., Oct 18, 6:00 - 8:30
Enjoy happy hour in Game Room Alley, with live music by Jane Harmon, Matt Kincaid, and John Fickas. Tickets are $25 and include two glasses of wine and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Proceeds help with future alley beautification. ...
Fri., Oct 18, 7:30pm
Imagine marrying the 21st century party vibe of Miley Cyrus or the minimalist angst of Radiohead with the crackly warmth of a vintage 78 or the plunger-muted barrelhouse howl of a forgotten Kansas City jazzman and you have Postmodern Jukebox....
Sat., Oct 19, 9:00am
 Join SMILE on Down Syndrome for their seventh annual Trucks & Heroes meet and greet. View some of the area’s finest service and business vehicles and meet the men and women who make our area great. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Woodcarvers from the Tri-State will exhibit hand-carved and power-carved items for show and sale. Woodcarvings, tools, books, and wood will be available to purchase. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 9:00am - 2:00pm
 Woodcarvers from Tri State exhibit hand-carved and power-carved items. Exhibitors include some nationally known carvers. Woodcarvings, tools, books, and wood will be available to purchase. Concessions will be available. For more information contact Jon Gunnels at 719-271-9224. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 9:00am - 3:00pm
 Travel to Darmstadt for this annual fall market day, hosted by American Honey Market. ...
Sat., Oct 19
Haunted Harmonie returns with favorite old-fashioned fun like a scavenger hunt, trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, and more. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Meet the makers of your favorite art pieces at the all-local fine art sale where nothing is priced more than $50. ...
Sat., Oct 19
Revisit the magical memories of your childhood, while creating new ones with your own kids that will last a lifetime. ...
Sat., Oct 19 - Sun., Oct 20
 This family-friendly event includes the rides you love at Holiday World, plus lots of Halloween-themed shows and fun. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 2:00pm
The University of Southern Indiana Baseball is hosting the University of Notre Dame for the second annual CureFA exhibition game, which will benefit the fight against Friedreich's Ataxia, a degenerative neuro-muscular disorder. ...
Sat., Oct 19
 There’s no better way to experience southwestern Indiana’s most beautiful destination than by spending a late afternoon at this outdoor fall event. Enjoy food and beverages from local restaurants under the fall foliage while enjoying live entertainment and meeting animal...
Sat., Oct 19
 The 7th annual YLU Benefit Battle is a double elimination dodge ball competition with proceeds benefiting early childhood programs powered by Young Leaders United. ...
Sat., Oct 19
The fourth annual CourtStrong Golf Outing will raise proceeds to benefit local families battling cancer and help Chemobuddies, Inc. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 5:00pm
The benefit for the Adopt an Ash Program is attempting to save 23 Ash Trees within Oak Hill Cemetery from the Emerald Ash Borer. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 6:00pm
 Test your bravery along Angel Mound’s haunted trails and escape the mummy’s curse in The Tomb. For those less brave, spend time working on games and crafts, get lost in The Tomb, and take a tour of the property on...
Sat., Oct 19, 7:00pm
Scott Seaton, one of the five candidates for music directorship with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, will showcase Michael Torke's "Ash," Tchaikovsky's "Variations on a Rococco Theme," and Beethoven's "Symphony No. 4," with cello soloist Sterling Elliott. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 7:00pm
Get ready for a killer time at the Murder under the Big Top Dinner. Become a character in the mystery of intense illusion and intrigue while spending the evening trying to discover the murderer. A delicious full-course dinner featuring circus-themed...
Sat., Oct 19, 7:00pm
Head to Game Room Alley for a cash bar, snacks for purchase, and live music by DJs Peaches and Ginger with a $5 cover. ...
Sat., Oct 19, 7:00pm
 Enjoy a silent film accompanied by live improvised organ music provided by award-winning music director Robert Nicholls during the ninth annual silent movie night at First Presbyterian Church. ...
Sun., Oct 20, 1:00pm
As a kick-off to National Chemistry Week, Henderson Community College is hosting its second annual Mole-A-Thon run/walk, with a half mole (3.01 km) and full mole (6.02 km). ...
Mon., Oct 21, 8:17am
October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. Emalyn's Angels Candlelight Vigil is a night to remember all the lives taken too soon. ...
Thu., Oct 24, 3:00 - 6:00
Join Urban Seeds for the second annual World Food Day — a free event that focuses on local Evansville food and health System. A number of booths will represent a host of locally produced items and services. Activities for all ages,...
Thu., Oct 24, 5:30pm
This year’s theme is “It’s a Beautiful Day in Every Neighborhood.” The event will include live entertainment performed by Gina Moore with pianist Bob Green. Keynote speaker is Charlie Stocker, “The Garden Guy” and member of the Westside Improvement Association....
Fri., Oct 25 - Sun., Oct 27
Bring the family to Lyles Station for fall fun and get lost in more than 10 acres of Indiana corn, pick out a pumpkin and paint it, pet a furry critter, roast a weenie, or take a hay ride. ...
Fri., Oct 25 - Sun., Oct 27
Get in the Halloween spirit with Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden during Boo at the Zoo with live entertainment, trick or treating, storytelling, animal encounters, and nightly costume contests. ...
Fri., Oct 25 - Sat., Oct 26
Pale moonlight illuminates monstrous, beautiful mansions blanketed by a clear black sky, each one as ominous a haunted house with walls that echo stories of history, mystery, and even tragedy. The Riverside Historic District and Haynie's Corner Arts District tours bring...
Fri., Oct 25, 4:00 - 8:00
The Downtown Newburgh Business Collective is hosting the first-ever Downtown Newburgh Nights, an evening of shopping, dining, and fall activities every Friday evening in October. ...
Fri., Oct 25, 6:00pm
 Dance the night away during Voices, Inc.’s family friendly Halloween dance party to all genres of music and with snacks, costume contests, a photo booth, and door prizes. ...
Fri., Oct 25, 6:00pm
Support the mission of the College Foundation, Inc. with great food and entertainment during the College Foundation, Inc. Gala. ...
Fri., Oct 25, 7:00pm
In remote Antarctica, a group of American research scientists are disturbed at their base camp by a helicopter shooting at a sled dog. When they take in the dog, it brutally attacks both human beings and canines in the camp...
Sat., Oct 26, 7:00am
 Search through a wide variety of quality antiques, vintage collectibles, repurposed home décor, furniture, and artisan and handcrafted items from 300 vendors throughout seven buildings. ...
Sat., Oct 26 - Sat., Nov 9
The word confined can be defined as a restricted area or space, being restricted, or refer to the feeling Victorian women felt living a life of limitation. In this exhibition you will feel all three. "Confined: A true Victorian experience,"...
Sat., Oct 26, 9:00am
The CROP Hunger Walk raises awareness and money to alleviate hunger in our community and beyond, supporting the Tri-State Food Bank, the Evansville Emergency Food Pantry Consortium, and Church World Service through a 2-mile walk through the neighborhood surrounding Christ...
Sat., Oct 26, 9:00am
 Take a fall stroll through the village and visit with costumed interpreters, demonstrators, and more. ...
Sat., Oct 26
Visit Harmonie State Park for Trunk-or-Treat featuring free hayrides. The gate fee still applies.  ...
Sat., Oct 26, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Join the Friends of the Evansville Museum and the Junior League of Evansville for a Halloween party that you won’t want to miss. The family- friendly event will feature a costume contest, trick-or-treating throughout the Museum, and hands-on activities. ...
Sat., Oct 26, 11:00am
 Munch on chili and hot dogs with Another Chance for Animals while you peruse vendors, a silent auction, a low-cost vaccine clinic, and games. ...
Sat., Oct 26
The McCutchanville Community Church annual Jonah Fish Fry features all-you-can-eat fried fish with potato salad, hush puppies, baked beans, coleslaw, and dessert. Cost is $10 for adults — a portion of proceeds will benefit the McCutchanville Community Park. ...
Sat., Oct 26 - Sun., Oct 27
Browse gems, minerals, and fossils during the 53rd annual show hosted by the Evansville Lapidary Society. ...
Sat., Oct 26 - Sun., Oct 27
 This family-friendly event includes the rides you love at Holiday World, plus lots of Halloween-themed shows and fun. ...
Sat., Oct 26, 3:00pm
 Celebrate an autumn festival, live music, kids games, and fall farmers market. Come in costume and take part in the parade. ...
Sat., Oct 26, 6:00 - 9:00
Voices, a local nonprofit that advocates for the rights of nursing home and assisted living residents, is hosting Twist or Treat, a Halloween party for all ages with painting, snacks, crafts, a cash bar, dancing, a costume contest, a photo...
Sat., Oct 26, 6:00pm
The St. Vincent Evansville Foundation honors the St. Vincent De Paul Award recipients during the foundation's 50th anniversary and in benefit of St. Vincent Evansville Pediatrics. ...
Sat., Oct 26, 7:00pm
Take an epic journey with Troy Quinn and the Owensboro Symphony while listening to "Love Theme" form "Spartacus," selections from "Ben-Hur," the TV theme from "Game of Thrones," along with other selections. ...
Sun., Oct 27, 2:00pm
Enjoy the sounds of the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus at its fall choral concert. ...
Sun., Oct 27, 2:00pm
 Join First Presbyterian Church for free food, bounce houses, trunk-or-treating, games, and more. ...
Mon., Oct 28, 10:30am - 1:30pm
The Children's Museum of Evansville invites local professionals and businesses to take a breather from the office and discover how play helps team building, reduces stress, improves creative thinking, and creates strong bonds with colleagues. ...
Tue., Oct 29, 8:00pm
At a chance musical meet-up in Ireland, folk and traditional music artist Rhiannon Giddens and Italian pianist and percussionist Francesco Turrisi found that Giddens' 19th century American minstrel banjo tunes and Turrisi's traditional Sicilian tamburello (tambourine) rhythms fit very naturally...
Thu., Oct 31, 3:00 - 4:30
Families are invited to bring children of all ages to Ivy Tech Community College Evansville for Halloween trick or treating. Offices at Ivy Tech will provide free goodies for children in stations set up through a main hallway on campus...
Thu., Oct 31, 7:00pm
Step back in time to the Roaring Twenties during the Evansville African American Museum's Prohibition Party, with live music, specialty drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and Halloween costumes encouraged. All proceeds will be used to maintain and expand exhibits and offerings of...
Continuing Events:
Sat., Apr 6 - Sat., Nov 2 @ 4:00pm
Explore and learn about the history of Evansville's residences and the individuals who built them during the historic walking tours led by Evansville Historic Homes Founder Lucas Neuffer. Tour season runs from March until November. ...

Upcoming Events in the Tri-State: