There is plenty to do before the Super Bowl kicks off Sunday night. Don’t forget that Valentine’s Day is up next. Evansville Living has your holiday tips here.
Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships
Deaconess Aquatic Center, 24 Don Mattingly Way
Nineteen teams of students from nine GLVC colleges and universities will compete for the 2023 conference title. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $5 for youth age 6 up to college students, and free for children age 5 and younger. The events also can be streamed online.
Black History Month Debate Competition
5 p.m. Feb. 9
University of Southern Indiana University Center East Traditions Lounge, 8600 University Blvd.
This fifth-annual debate competition will consist of teams defending their position from the affirmative and negative sides of a debate, featuring opening arguments, rebuttals, and closing remarks. Read more about Evansville’s Black History Month activities here.
Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche
7:30 p.m. Feb. 10-11; 2 p.m. Feb. 12
STAGEtwo at 321, 321 N. Congress Ave.
The Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein meet in 1956 for its annual quiche breakfast, only for it to be interrupted by bomb sirens, anguished repressions, and laughter.
2023 Newburgh Chocolate Walk
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 10-11
Downtown Newburgh, Indiana
Donate $10 and pick up a Chocolate Walk bag to shop, dine, and explore Historic Newburgh while collecting delicious treats. Proceeds benefit the Newburgh Area Food Pantry.
Doughnuts & Drafts
8:30-11 a.m. Feb. 11
Myriad Brewing Company, 101 S.E. First St., Suite 1
Attend in your pajamas and grab some coffee stout, mimosas, Bloody Marys, beer, wine, spirits, hot coffee, and Parlor Doughnuts.
Dinner and a Comedy Show
6:30 p.m. Feb. 11
Pat Coslett’s Simplicity Furniture and Sleep Shoppe, 1309 N. Green River Road
Enjoy an Italian dinner and cash bar before the show starts at 8 p.m., with Pat Goodwin and Jeff Oskay delivering stand-up comedy performances. Reservations cost $25. The comedy show is free for firefighters, police officers, first responders, military personnel, veterans, teachers, and past customers of Pat Coslett’s Simplicity Furniture.
PoCo Country Music Throwdown 2023
6:30 p.m. Feb. 11
Posey County Community Event Center, 111 Harmony Township Road, New Harmony, Indiana
Artists Annabel Whitledge, Josh Merrit, Brad Lemmons, and The Tried & True will perform. Also, enjoy a food truck and cash bar from the Saint Philips Inn. Tickets are $15 pre-sale and $20 at the door. Proceeds benefit Sweethearts of the Fair.
The Really Big Show
7 p.m. Feb. 11
Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust St.
Hosts Jeff Lyons, chief meteorologist for WFIE-TV Channel 14, and Marc Scott display their witty humor while community members show off their talents in a mystery-themed show to benefit Arc of Evansville. General admission tickets are $25. “Curtain Call” VIP tickets including hors d’oeuvres, drinks, desserts, music, live and silent auctions, and an opportunity to mingle with sponsors, cast, and crew, are $125.
Stand Up & Improv Comedy
8-10 p.m. Feb. 11
The Parlour at Jennings Street Public House, 300 W. Jennings St., Newburgh, Indiana
Experience a night of stand-up comedy and “Whose Line Is It Anyway”-style games during this experimental, open mic night show. Seating is limited; early arrival is encouraged.