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This Weekend: Feb. 29 – March 3

Get a head start on Spring with music, festivals, crafts, and more.

When the Moon Eats the Sun
6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 29, Myriad Brewing Company Evansville Taproom, 101 S.E. First St.
Astronomer Phil Plait discusses the April 8 solar eclipse, explains the science behind it, and debunks myths. Find more about the eclipse in the March/April issue of Evansville Living.

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. Honors Concert
7 p.m. Feb. 29, Victory Theatre, 600 Main St.
This concert features students in band, orchestra, and choir performing “Mars” from Holst’s The Planets, among other arrangements. Admission is free.

Dogs Night Out with the Evansville Thunderbolts at the Ford Center photo provided by the Evansville Thunderbolts

Dogs Night Out
7 p.m. March 1, Ford Center, One S.E. Martin Luther King JR. Blvd.
Bring your furry friend for an extra $5, adopt one from It Takes a Village No-Kill Rescue, and wish therapy dog Crypto a happy birthday! Tickets start at $16.

Tea Paint Party
10 a.m.-noon March 2, Mulberry Jeans, 600 State St., Newburgh, Indiana
Dive under the sea by learning to paint mermaids while enjoying tea and cookies from Mulberry Jeans. Tickets cost $30.

Bleachers Listening Party
5 p.m. March 2, Atmosphere Collectibles, 2525 Stringtown Road
Part of a network of synchronized listening parties, tune into the latest album by Fun musician Jack Antonoff’s latest musical project.

Vienna Boys Choir
7:30 p.m. March 2, Preston Arts Center, 2660 S. Green St., Henderson, Kentucky
Celebrate six centuries of this world-famous Austrian choral group as the young musicians perform classical music. Tickets start at $40 for adults and $30 for students.

Maple Sugarbush Festival
March 2-3, Wesselman Woods, 551 N. Boeke Road
Fill up with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast before taking a tour through Wesselman Woods. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children 3-12, and free for children under three.

Spring Fling 2024
9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 2; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 3, Ribeyre Center Gymnasium, 603 S. Main St., New Harmony, Indiana
Shop handmade jewelry, purses, artisan soaps, metal art, and more at this craft and collectibles show.

Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library Foundation Spring Mini Book Sale
10 a.m.-4 pm. March 2; 1-3 p.m. March 3, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library Central, 200 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Peruse racks of discount books, movies, CDs, and more at this seasonal EVPL Foundation fundraiser.

Evansville Horror Con
10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 2; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 3, Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust St.
Horror, supernatural, and paranormal collide at this convention, which includes celebrity guests, panels, and more. Tickets start at $20 for adults. Children under 12 get in for free.

Cars & Coffee
9 a.m.-noon March 3, Washington Square Mall, 5001 Washington Ave.
Car collectors and enthusiasts meet monthly for this outdoor show. Admission is $5.

Travel Expo
noon-3:30 p.m. March 3, Sweetwater Event Center, 8335 Eagle Lake Drive
Tour and cruise companies offer information on trending travel, exclusive promotions, and the chance to win prizes.

WWII Begins — Germany Invades Poland
1-3 p.m. March 3, Newburgh Museum, 503 State St., Newburgh, Indiana
The Newburgh Museum’s speaking series turns to World War II this year. At this kick-off lecture, learn about the events surrounding the start of the war on Sept. 1, 1939.

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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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