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This Weekend: Feb. 22-25

Spend some time this weekend exploring the senses by looking for birds, smelling flowers, taking in arts and crafts, listening to music, and more.

Walking with Timberdoodles
5-6 p.m. Feb. 22, Howell Wetlands, 1400 S. Tekoppel Ave.
Walk through the wetlands to glimpse grassland species and elusive American Woodcocks.

Art in Bloom Cocktail Preview Party
5:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, 411 S.E. Riverside Drive
Preview the annual “Art in Bloom” exhibit with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Registration is required; admission starts at $50.

2024 Independence Bank Blue Bridge Battle
10 a.m. Feb. 23-25, Deaconess Sports Park, 4300 Heckel Road
Cheer on this growing NCAA Division II softball tournament featuring 23 teams from eight states.

Movie Star Night
7-9 p.m. Feb. 23, Swonder Ice Arena, 209 N. Boeke Road
Dress like a movie star and hit the ice with popcorn and a red carpet. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Skate rental costs $3.

New Tech STEM Fest
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 24, New Tech Institute, 3013 N. First Ave.
This is the first year the New Tech Institute will host the festival at its new location. This free event features science, technology, engineering, and math activities for children of all ages.

Photo from the Women’s Club of Newburgh’s annual craft show. Provided by the Women’s Club of Newburgh

Women’s Club of Newburgh 30th Annual Craft Show
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 24, Castle High School, 3344 Hwy. 261, Newburgh, Indiana
Peruse one-of-a-kind arts and crafts at this juried-selected annual show.

Talking History
10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 24, Black Lodge Coffee Roasters, 610 Church St., New Harmony, Indiana
This monthly series explores history topics related to New Harmony, Indiana. February’s theme is “family.”

Evansville Thunderbolts: ’90s Night
7 p.m. Feb. 24, Ford Center, One S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Space Monkey Records’ boom box cranks out 1990s hits in the Ford Center’s lobby while DJ Chidi spins tunes in the arena before the Thunderbolts take the ice. Tickets start at $16.

An Evening of Beloved Arias and Songs
7 p.m. Feb. 24, Victory Theatre, 600 Main St.
This Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus concert features operatic compositions by Puccini, Bernstein, Verdi, Bizet, and more.

Mumford Hilltop Project
7-9 p.m. Feb. 24, Sara’s Wine and Bier Bar, 500 E. Church St., New Harmony, Indiana
Wayne E. Daws, a member of 1970s Posey County band Lux, returns from Charleston, South Carolina, for a hometown show.

Walnut Street Trail
2 p.m. Feb. 25, 401 S. Rotherwood Ave.
This winter urban hike covers Evansville’s East Side from U.S. 41 to Weinbach Avenue.

Patricia Snyder Concert and Lecture Series presents: Chanticleer
4-6 p.m. Feb. 25, University of Evansville Neu Chapel Sanctuary, 1800 Lincoln Ave.
This Grammy-winning vocal ensemble performs as part of this free series.

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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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