This Weekend: Aug. 24-27

Gather your friends and close August with a bang at Frog Follies, a late summer Wine Walk, Geek Con, and more.

Wine Walk
5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 25, Main Street
Despite the brick renovation roadworks project on Main Street, Downtown is still open for business. Enjoy an evening of wines exclusively from Oliver Winery — including Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Apple Pie, Berry Blend, Melon Mint Moscato, and Sweet Red — a mechanical bull, shopping, live music, and more. Admission is $25 per person.

Secret Harmony House Concert
7-9 p.m. Aug. 25, New Harmony, Indiana
Homes in New Harmony host new-to-you artists playing original music and curated covers. Admission is $20 per person, and registration is required.

E’ville Iron Frog Follies Street Rod Show
Aug. 25-27, Vanderburgh County 4-H Center, 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road, Darmstadt, Indiana
Thousands of street rods line up at this annual event that features auto-parts vendors and regional artisans and crafters. Frog Follies proceeds support multiple local nonprofits.

Historic Newburgh Chalk Walk and Farmers Market Closing Day
7-11 a.m. Aug. 26, Historic Newburgh Farmers Market, One E. Water St., Newburgh, Indiana
For the final day of the 2023 Historic Newburgh Famers Market, the Riverfront Trail transforms into a community-led chalk art masterpiece.

Franklin Street Bazaar Closing Day
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 26, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library West, 2000 W. Franklin St.
Close the book on this year’s Franklin Street Bazaar with yoga, the Indiana Bellydance Collective, vendors, and live music from musician Cynthia Murray. Read more about Murray in the July/August issue of Evansville Living.

Evansville Museum Geek Con
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 26, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, 411 S.E. Riverside Drive
Geeks rejoice with the return of this annual event featuring panelists, cosplay, and special guests such as NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Mandy Scurry, featured in the March/April issue of Evansville Living. General admission is $12 for adults, $8 for youth, and free for museum members

Glow for Kids’ Sake
3-5:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Westside Community Center Gym, 2227 W. Michigan St.
Break a sweat at this Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Indiana fundraiser with a pop and hip-hop dance fitness routine. Admission costs $25.

Concert on the River
7 p.m. Aug. 26, Old Lock & Dam, 525 State Road 662 E., Newburgh, Indiana
The Castle High School Marching Knights will perform their 2023 production, “Echo,” after a jazz ensemble concert.

2023 STAGEtwo Summer Playwriting Workshop Staged Readings
7-9 p.m. Aug. 26, STAGEtwo at 321, 321 N. Congress Ave.
Playwrights read their scripts to a live audience, which then votes for its favorites. The top vote-getter will be incorporated into STAGEtwo’s next season. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Cornhole Tourney
Noon Aug. 27, Chasers Bar & Grill, 2131 W. Franklin St.
The National Association of Letter Carriers hosts this tournament and silent auction benefiting two Evansville nonprofits, Young & Established and It Takes a Village No-Kill Rescue. The entry fee is $10.


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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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