This Weekend: Feb. 8-11

Need a break from Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras, and Super Bowl festivities? There are plenty of diversions in the River City this weekend.

Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships
Feb. 6-10, Deaconess Aquatic Center, 24 Don Mattingly Way
Ten women’s and 11 men’s teams compete for the 2024 GLVC Championship.

New Traditions Diversity Series
6-7 p.m. Feb. 8, Working Men’s Institute, 407 Tavern St., New Harmony, Indiana
The Eykamp String Quartet performs Florence B. Price’s “Calvary” from Five Folksongs in Counterpoint for String Quartet; Amy Beach’s Theme and Variations for Flute and String Quartet; and Grazyna Bacewicz’s String Quartet No. 4. All New Traditions performances are free to attend and open to the public.

Men’s Club Chicken Dinner
5 p.m. Feb. 9, St. Philip Catholic Church, 3500 Saint Philip Road, Mount Vernon, Indiana
Drive through for fried chicken, green beans, corn, mashed potatoes, and gravy for $12.

Dave Schellhase Book Signing
5-7 p.m. Feb. 9, North High School Commons Area, 15331 U.S. Hwy. 41
Get Purdue University basketball legend and North High School alum Dave Schellhase’s signature on a copy of his new book, “The Schellhase Story.”

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast
7-10 a.m. Feb. 10, Hadi Shriners Second Floor, Six Walnut St.
Fill up at this benefit for the Hadi Shriners. Breakfast costs $10.

Evansville Card Con
9 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 10, Old National Events Plaza Brooks Exhibit Hall, 715 Locust St.
Find cards to buy, trade, and sell from 200 dealers.

Second Saturday Stories
10-11 a.m. Feb. 10, Evansville Regional Airport, 7801 Bussing Drive
The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library presents stories, songs, and games for children through age 5. Evansville Thunderbolts mascot Aero and EVV Crew Dog Crypto will be on hand to share some puppy love.

Evansville Reptile and Exotics Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 10, Vanderburgh 4-H Center, 201 E. Boonville New Harmony Road, Darmstadt, Indiana
Peruse reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, birds, small mammals, and more, plus balloon animals and food truck fare. Admission is $5. Children four and under are admitted for free.

Art Social: Neurographic Art
noon-2 p.m. Feb. 10, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, 411 S.E. Riverside Drive
Instructor Sherry Groff leads this workshop about an art technique linking the conscience with the subconscious. Admission is $5. Reservations are encouraged by emailing

The Dark Side of the Moon
7 p.m. Feb. 10, STAGEtwo at 321, 321 N. Congress Ave.
Tapestry Productions presents this audio-visual concert celebrating the 51st anniversary of Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon.” Tickets are $20.

Comedy Show and Live Music
7-10 p.m. Feb. 10, Pat Coslett’s Simplicity Furniture, 1309 N. Green River Road
Live music kicks off an evening of laughs with comedians Pat Godwin and Jeff Oskay.

100th Lincoln Day
2-4 p.m. Feb. 11, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, 3027 E. S. St., Lincoln City, Indiana
Commemorate President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday with featured speaker Christian McWhirter from the Lincoln Museum in Springfield, Illinois; music from Celebration Singers; and a pilgrimage to the gravesite of Nancy Hanks Lincoln. A reception will follow.

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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