December, 2021

Events Starting in This Month:
Wed., Dec 1 - Fri., Dec 10
Guests can bring in a toy valued at $10 or more to the Bally’s Evansville Hotel Front Desk from 8AM – 10PM CT in exchange for $10 Free Slot Play. Customers will receive a voucher to be redeemed at the...
Thu., Dec 2
The Junior Achievement 16th Annual Evansville Regional Business Hall of Fame will celebrate the induction of Laureates at a ceremony on Dec. 2 at the Old National Events Plaza. Old National Bank will serve as the title sponsor for this...
Fri., Dec 3 - Sat., Dec 4
 Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden is decking the halls to welcome Santa to the zoo. Enjoy a hot breakfast while sharing your list with Santa and taking fun photos. Children will receive treats and make a special holiday craft,...
Fri., Dec 3, 6:00 - Sun., Dec 12, 9:00
Experience the wonder of thousands of lights along the Rivertown Trail with more than twice as many lights as 2020's event, this year's display includes a self-guided outdoor experience for the holiday season. ...
Sat., Dec 4
 This 5K run/walk in December is a great way to get into the holiday season. Participants are encouraged to wear a Santa suit as they raise funds to support local organizations. ...
Sat., Dec 4 - Sun., Dec 5
If a small town Christmas right out of a Hallmark Movie is your style, do not miss Christmas in New Harmony December 4 and 5. A Christmas parade Saturday morning kicks off a host of events including a tour...
Sat., Dec 4, 1:00pm
Celebrate The Captian Henry Vanderburgh Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution with their 125th anniversary tea open house. Honor the chapter's dedication and service the Daughters of the American Revolution provide to the community and society....
Sat., Dec 4, 2:00pm
 The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Kalia present a one-hour family matinee geared for families and younger children. The Evansville Philharmonic Chorus and Children’s Choir join EPO on stage for a performance of your favorite holiday songs and carols. Santa...
Sat., Dec 4, 6:00pm
Presented in Partnership with the Vanderburgh County Historical Society, a special screening of the 1953 classic movie ‘From Here to Eternity,’ starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr, and Donna Reed living in Hawaii in the months leading...
Sat., Dec 4, 7:00pm
 The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Masetro Kalia present Evansville’s most beloved holiday performance — our annual Peppermint Pops. The Chorus and Children’s choir join EPO to bring your favorite holiday songs and carols to life. There may even be a...
Sun., Dec 5, 2:00pm
 The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Masetro Kalia present Evansville’s most beloved holiday performance — our annual Peppermint Pops. The Chorus and Children’s choir join EPO to bring your favorite holiday songs and carols to life. There may even be a...
Sun., Dec 5, 3:30pm
First there was Riverdance, then Celtic Woman, now the popular PBS Pledge show Christmas with the Celts is touring the US. The national PBS show Christmas with The Celts aired on 222 PBS channels across the US, Canada, and on...
Mon., Dec 6
Grammy and American Music Award winner Kenny G will be bringing his holiday sounds to the stage of the Victory Theatre on Dec. 6. A phenomenally successful instrumentalist whose recordings routinely made the pop. R&B, and jazz charts during the...
Tue., Dec 7, 6:30pm
The Old Dam Community Band and the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library will present a free holiday concert on Dec. 7 in the lobby of Central Library in Downtown Evansville. Enjoy selections of traditional Christmas music.  ...
Wed., Dec 8, 7:30pm
Chart-topping a cappella group Straight No Chaser will hit the road in-person this fall after a year of cancellations due to the pandemic. “Back In The High Life,” is kicking off Oct. 22 and will make a traditional stop in...
Sat., Dec 11, 11:00am
Historic Newburgh Inc. will host it's inaugural gingerbread contest and display at Jennings Station on Dec. 11. Entry is available to families, teens, and adults and a prize will be awarded in each category. There is no fee to enter...
Sat., Dec 11, 1:00pm
This family-freindly outdoor event will include photos with Santa, games and prizes, snacks, hot chocolate bar, children's activites and live carolers at no cost to event guests. Sweet Dreams a la Mode will also be in attendance, selling treats while...
Sat., Dec 11 - Sun., Dec 12 @ 5:00pm
Ballet Indiana will present The Nutcracker with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra at the Victory Theatre on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12. The performance will include professional guest artists and live music provided by the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. Ballet Indiana is...
Fri., Dec 17, 7:00pm
 Under the direction of Philharmonic Music Director Roger Kalia, a baroque-size orchestra drawn from the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will join forces with voices from the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus and four accomplished soloists to present this 18th century masterpiece in its...
Sat., Dec 18, 9:00am
Elf Academy is an annual fundraiser for cMoe and provides a signature family holiday tradition for families in and around the Tri-State Area. Children attending the Elf Academy will learn how to become an honorary Elf by visiting several activity...
Sat., Dec 18
You better not pout, you better not cry, because Hairball is coming to town. The band, returning to the Victory Theatre stage Dec. 18, puts on a Rock and Roll experience you won't soon forget. See this 80s tribute band...
Sat., Dec 18, 11:00am
 Wreaths Across America is a national nonprofit organization whose mission – remember, honor, and teach — is carried out each year in part through the laying of wreaths on National Remembrance Day each December. There will be a remembrance ceremony...
Continuing Events:
Thu., Nov 25 - Sat., Jan 1
 The 28th annual Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights, benefiting Easterseals, is a drive-through, mile-long winter light show with more than 60 elaborate scenes. Tickers are $7 to $25 per vehicle depending on the number of passengers. Horse-drawn carriages are available weather...
Sat., Nov 27 - Sat., Dec 25
Get in the holiday spirit at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Center. See the dazzling displays of Christmas lights, fully decorated Christmas trees, and beautiful holiday decorations. This monthlong event is free to the public. ...

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