This Weekend: Aug. 10-13

It’s still the dog days of summer, and there are plenty of ways to savor long days of warm weather.

Music in the Park
6-8 p.m. Aug. 10, Akin Park, Parkside Drive and Taylor Avenue
Enjoy food trucks and listen to live music from The Keith Farny Jazz Collective.

Oakland City Sweet Corn Festival
Aug. 10-12, Wirth Park, 1210 W. Morton St. Oakland City, Indiana
This Oakland City Lions Club-sponsored event includes music, bingo, rides, a parade, and a cornhole tournament.

Photo provided by Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library

Arts in the Park
3-6 p.m. Aug. 11, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library East, 840 E. Chandler Ave.
Bring needles and yarn for crouching at this annual celebration with arts and crafts, music, a food truck, and more.

Night Market
5-8 p.m. Aug. 11, Downtown Evansville, Sixth Street from Main Street to Sycamore Street
Head out for an evening of market shopping with local vendors, live music, and food trucks. Don’t miss the lighting of the new Victory Theatre marquee at 7:30 p.m. at Main and Sixth streets.

Breast Cancer Awareness Night at the Evansville Otters
6 p.m. Aug. 11, Bosse Field, 23 Don Mattingly Way
It’s a Pink Out Game as the Evansville Otters take on the Washington, Pennsylvania, Wild Things. Guests can sign up for the 2023 Komen Evansville More Than Pink Walk on Oct. 1.

Bluegrass in the Park Folk Life Festival
Aug. 11-12, Audubon Mill Park, 123 N. Water St., Henderson, Kentucky
Savor the twilight of summer with bluegrass music. Stretch your legs at the Fox on the Run 5K at 7 p.m. Aug. 11, enjoy breakfast 8-10:30 a.m. Aug. 12, sling Frisbees at the Flyppin’ and Flyin’ Disc Golf Tournament 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 12, and more.

As You Like It
6:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 11-13, Willard Public Library, 21 First Ave.
The Evansville Shakespeare Players stage this free performance about faithful friends, warring families, and lovers in disguise. Admission is free, but the group accepts donations.

Ride a Hog, Save a Dog Ride
9 a.m. Aug. 12, Evansville Harley Davidson, 4700 E. Morgan Ave.
This morning motorcycle ride costs $20 plus $10 per passenger, with all proceeds benefiting It Takes a Village No-Kill Rescue.

The Good Ole Summertime Art Exhibit Open House Public Reception
4-6 p.m. Aug. 12, Hoosier Art Salon New Harmony Gallery, 507 Church St., New Harmony, Indiana
Enjoy an opening reception of this new exhibit of artwork from members of the Hoosier Art Salon.

Half A#@ Half Race
7 a.m. Aug. 13, Lamasco Park, 526 N. Seventh Ave.
Race a half-marathon, or half of a half-marathon, with awards given to the top three male and female contenders in both events based on age range.

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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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