Summer is in full swing, and there are plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy Evansville’s various events and festivals. Get to gorging on spicy chicken wings, blowing bubbles on the library lawn, and celebrating the Vanderburgh County Fair’s 100th anniversary.
EVPL Oaklyn Bubblefest
10 a.m. July 24
EVPL Oaklyn, 3001 Oaklyn Dr.
Join Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library for its modified Bubblefest at the Oaklyn location this Saturday. Kits will be provided for families to enjoy blowing bubbles on the library’s lawn. Supplies will be limited.
Fourth Annual Evansville Wing Festival
2 p.m. July 24
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 Court St.
Enjoy more than 50 styles of wings from at least a dozen wing vendors as well as live music, competitions and awards, face painting, adult beverages, and more. Children 12 years old and under are admitted for free and do not need a ticket. Live music includes Soul In Pocket, Tim Ash, Zion Reggae, and more.
Vanderburgh County 4-H Fair
Vanderburgh County 4-H Center, 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road
From clogging and singing contests to demolition derbies, the Vanderburgh County 4-H Fair offers a week of activities for everyone. Test your skills at the Fair’s Farmers Pull, see who is crowned the new Miss Vanderburgh County, or race your friends in the BKA Go Kart Races at the 100th Vanderburgh County Fair.
Photos of Bubblefest and Wingfest provided by organizations; 4-H Fair photo by Tom Barrows