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This Weekend: Jan. 11-14

Beat the cold — or embrace it! — with plenty of indoor activities.

Annual Mock Caldecott
8 a.m.-noon Jan. 11, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library Central Browning Rooms A and B, 200 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Ahead of the American Library Association’s national award announcement, join EVPL staff to select which children’s picture book is your favorite from among this year’s nominees.

Eucharistic Congress
8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 13, Old National Events Plaza Aiken Theatre, 715 Locust St.
Ahead of the 10th national congress in July, the Catholic Diocese of Evansville hosts this event featuring keynote speakers, musical programming, and educational sessions. Tickets are $40.

Chili & Soup Cook-Off
noon-3 p.m. Jan. 13, Posey County Council on Aging, 611 W. Eighth St., Mount Vernon, Indiana
Bring your best recipe for a chance to win prizes — and bragging rights — at this cook-off benefiting the Posey County Council of Aging.

History of Pottery in New Harmony
1-3 p.m. Jan. 13, New Harmony State Historic Site, 501 Granary St., New Harmony, Indiana
Take a tour of pottery’s evolution, from pre-historic craftsman to present-day artisans. Tickets are $5.

noon-5 p.m. Jan. 14, Old National Events Plaza Brooks Exhibit Hall, 715 Locust St.
Buy, sell, and trade all things sneakers at one of Indiana’s top sneaker conventions. Tickets start at $15.

Freakin’ Frozen Race
1 p.m. Jan. 14, Deaconess Sports Park, 4300 Heckel Road
You can’t run from winter’s cold, so why not embrace it? Participants in this inaugural Freakin’ Frozen race can choose between 2- or 4-mile loops. Tickets are $40.

Ballroom Dancing
7-10 p.m. Jan. 13, Westside Community Center, 2227 W. Michigan St.
The Metro Ballroom Dance Club moves from Veterans Memorial Coliseum to the West Side for the first dance of the year. For $10 per guest, enjoy a range of music from the waltz and rumba to swing.

Mania: The ABBA Tribute
7:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Victory Theatre, 600 Main St.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Swedish pop group’s 1974 Eurovision Song Contest victory at this tribute show. Tickets start at $40.

Evansville Pizza Week
Jan. 14-20, multiple locations throughout Evansville and Newburgh, Indiana
Get your piece of the pie — and have your Pizza Week passport stamped — at one of more than a dozen local eateries, including Deerhead Sidewalk Café and Bar, Bar Louie, and all three of Prime Time’s locations.

Harlem Globetrotters on Tour
2 p.m. Jan. 15, Ford Center, One S.E. Martin Luther King Junior Blvd.
The famous basketballers show off their favorite stunts, jumps, and tricks in this family-friendly event that is big on crowd participation. Tickets start at $29.

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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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