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This Weekend: April 11-14

Take a ringside seat for charity boxing, hockey playoffs, spring concerts, and more.

Nashville Night with Drake Freeman
5-10 p.m. April 11, Warehouse 410, 410 Carpenter St.
This Music City-based singer-songwriter brings his country talent to Evansville for one night.

Evansville Thunderbolts Playoff Game 2
7 p.m. April 11, Ford Center, One S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The Thunderbolts take on the Birmingham, Alabama, Bulls in the second of three hockey playoff games taking place at the Ford Center. Tickets are $15 per person.

Friday Night in the Forum: Pi
7 p.m. April 12, University of Southern Indiana Wright Administration Building, 8600 University Blvd.
In the 1998 film “Pi,” paranoid mathematician Max searches for the number that will unlock world-defining secrets. This free series ends with an informal discussion.

Guns & Hoses
7 p.m. April 13, Ford Center, One S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
First responders let their fists do the talking at this annual fundraising event pitting law enforcement officers and firefighters against each other. Tickets start at $15.

Spring YART
10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 13, Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave.
Shop affordable works by regional artists and fill up on food truck fare from Lashbrooke’s Barbecue.

EVV 16 Honor Flight Welcome Home Parade
6:30-10 p.m. April 13, Evansville Regional Airport, 7801 Bussing Drive
Welcome home area veterans after their whirlwind day visiting Washington, D.C. Parking will be at Anchor Industries (7701 US-41) with busses shuttling attendees to the airport.

New Harmony Second Saturdays
8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 13, New Harmony, Indiana
It’s all about the art in New Harmony, everywhere from Black Lodge Coffee Roasters to the Working Men’s Institute and the second floor of Lowry Hollow.

Wildflower Extravaganza
10 a.m. April 13, John James Audubon State Park, 3100 U.S. Hwy. 41, Henderson, Kentucky
Park Naturalist Lisa Hoffman discusses common wildflowers and the folklore behind them before naturalist-led half-mile walks.

Spring Fling Event
noon-4 p.m. April 13, Highland Elementary School, 6701 Darmstadt Road
Families can enjoy inflatables, food trucks — The Cheese Queen, Paradise Ice, and 3 Chick Fudgery — games, and more at this greeting to spring. Admission bands for inflatable are $5.

Junk Journaling w/ Kim Jones
1-3 p.m. April 13, Memo, 209 Main St.
Learn how to craft a no-sew journal with found and upcycled papers and vintage ephemera. All supplies are included in this $40 class.

Peters-Margedant House Open House
1-4 p.m. April 14, Peters-Margedant House, 516 S. Weinbach Ave.
Explore this 552-square-foot Usonian home designed by William Wesley Peters, a protege and collaborator of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Spring Choral Concert
4-5:30 p.m. April 14, St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave.
Chorus master Andrea Drury leads the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus in this season-ending performance. Tickets cost $25 for adults and are free for children and students.

Maggie Valenti
Maggie Valenti
Maggie Valenti joined Tucker Publishing Group in September 2022 as a staff writer. She graduated from Gettysburg College in 2020 with a bachelors degree in English. A Connecticut native, Maggie has ridden horses for 15 years and has hunt seat competition experience on the East Coast.

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