This Weekend: Dec. 21-24

Even with Christmas just around the corner, there still are opportunities to get in the holiday spirit.

Winter Solstice Alignment Viewing
3:45-4:15 p.m. Dec. 21 or 22, Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave.
Join the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library for a public viewing of the solar alignment with a short program and a walk to Mound B to watch the sun set over Mound A for the first time in 600 years. Weather and cloud cover permitting.

Winter Solstice Party
3:30-5 p.m. Dec. 21, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library West Auditorium, 2000 W. Franklin St.
Mark the start of winter by making festive crafts, setting goals for the new year, and learning more about solstice traditions.

Crafting for the Holidays
5-6 p.m. Dec. 21, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library East Auditorium, 840 E. Chandler Ave.
Finish those handmade holiday gifts while enjoying seasonal tunes and treats.

Ornament Workshop and Photos with Santa
5-9 p.m. Dec. 21, Myriad Brewing Co., 8245 High Pointe Drive, Newburgh, Indiana
Join the Ohio Township Fire Department for last-minute photos with Santa while the Foundry Center for the Arts hosts an ornament workshop and Lashbrooke’s BBQ serves dinner.

Holiday Fine Art Sale
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 21-22, Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 212 Main St.
These are your last two days to snap up one-of-a-kind works by regional artists before the gallery closes until Jan. 2.

Casper Broke His Pancreas
7 p.m. Dec. 22, STAGEtwo at 321, 321 N. Congress Ave.
This improv show raises funds for a friend of the theater who is coping with a recent diabetes diagnosis. Tickets are $10.

Annual Christmas Breakfast
7-10:30 a.m. Dec. 23, Darmstadt Inn, 13130 Darmstadt Road
Get a jump on Christmas breakfast with the inn’s whole hog sausage, scrambled eggs, German fries, and biscuits and gravy. Cost is $10.50 per person.

Evansville Esports Holiday Party
4-11 p.m. Dec. 23, Evansville Esports, 2005 Lincoln Ave.
Vote for the best dessert with bills and coins to raise funds for The Rainbow Jacket Project.

Christmas Eve Brunch
noon-3 p.m. Dec. 24, Main Street Food and Beverage, 900 Main St.
Sleep in and then grab a midday pre-Christmas brunch with menu specials, craft drinks, and music to set the mood.

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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