This Weekend: Jan. 19-22

After a mid-holiday lull, the River City is back in full swing with a weekend packed with events designed to inspire and entertain.

Artist in Residence: Nikki Davis
10:30 a.m.-noon Jan. 17-Mar. 3
Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville, 22 S.E. Fifth St.
If you plan to take your kids to the Children’s Museum soon, don’t miss this exhibit teaching you how to take better photos on your camera or phone. This months-long program is in collaboration with the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana.

Thursday Toddler Time
10 a.m. Jan. 19
Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville, 22 S.E. Fifth St.
This program is a new collaboration between the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library on the second floor of the Children’s Museum and included in admission. Come by for fun and play.

Old Dominion No Bad Vibes Tour
7 p.m. (doors open 6 p.m.) Jan. 19
Ford Center, 1 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Country music group Old Dominion, with special guests Frank Ray, Kassi Ashton, and Greylan James, kicks off their tour in Evansville.

The Way-Off-Broadway Revue!
7 p.m. Jan. 20-21; 2 p.m. Jan. 22
Children’s Theatre of Southern Indiana, The Crescent Room, 5720 Oak Grove Road
Hear songs from Broadway’s “Hades Town,” “Six,” “Mean Girls,” “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Beetlejuice,” “Fun Home,” “Bring It On,” “Finding Neverland,” and “School of Rock,” performed by children, teens, and adults.

She Kills Monsters
7:30-10 p.m. Jan. 20-21, 2-4 p.m. Jan. 22
Benjamin Bosse High School, 1300 Washington Ave.
The Evansville Civic Theatre presents the story of Agnes Evans, who is on a journey to learn more about her little sister, Tilly, through Dungeons and Dragons after a tragic car accident.

Art Social: All About Weaving!
12-2 p.m. Jan. 21
Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, 411 S.E. Riverside Dr.
Hang out and get started with weaving techniques at this latest Art Social. Join in with projects you’ve already started, or begin something new. Experiment with knotting, coiling, yarn mandalas, and loom and tapestry weaving. Entry is $5 per person, and the class is geared toward beginners.

Evansville Wing Festival
1-5 p.m. Jan. 21
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 Court St.
Enjoy more than 40 styles of wings from more than a dozen vendors, as well as a wing-eating competition, bobbing for wings, a ranch chug, and a hot sauce chug.

Night of Memories
3 p.m. Jan. 21
University of Evansville Meeks Family Fieldhouse, 1800 Lincoln Ave.
Support youth sports and meet special guests. Current and former Major League Baseball players scheduled to attend include Evansville natives Don Mattingly, Jamey Carroll, and Jerad Eickhoff, as well as Darrell Evans, George Foster, Denny McLain, Graig Nettles, and Jon Warden. Also scheduled are local MLB prospects Cameron Decker, Elijah Dunham, and Colson Montgomery.

Artist Talk: Robert Millard-Mendez
3-4 p.m. Jan. 21
Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library Oaklyn Branch, 3001 Oaklyn Dr.
USI professor of art Robert Millard-Mendez discusses his inspiration and process for creating art while viewing some show-and-tell “art objects.”

“Climb In and Back Out Again” Opening Reception
4-6 p.m. Jan. 21
New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, 506 Main St., New Harmony, Indiana
See sculpture, installation, and drawings by Indiana artist Melanie Cooper Pennington this weekend and every week Tuesday through Saturday until February 25.

Demolition City Roller Derby’s Sweet 16 Birthday
4-6 p.m. Jan. 21
Evansville Skate World, 1300 Fairfield Dr.
Celebrate 16 years of roller derby in the Tri-State, featuring free cupcakes and a visit from fan-favorite skater Priceless.

WNIN Winter Gala
6 p.m. Jan. 21
Evansville Country Club, 3810 Stringtown Road
Support WNIN at this gala featuring a keynote address from Nation Public Radio’s political correspondent Don Gonyea.

Glimpses: An Evening with Matt Williams
7:30 p.m. Jan. 21
University of Evansville John David Lutz Theatre Lab, 1800 Lincoln Ave.
Evansville native, University of Evansville graduate, and famed television producer and writer Matt Williams will promote his upcoming book, “Glimpses,” a collection of stories of hope, humanity, and humor.

Girl Scout Night with the Evansville Thunderbolts
3 p.m. Jan. 22
Ford Center, 1 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
This special “Sunday Funday” will see the Evansville Thunderbolts play the Huntsville Havoc.

Musicians’ Choice
4 p.m. Jan. 22
Victory Theatre, 600 Main St.
Enjoy pieces chosen by the musicians of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, including Ferrenc’s Overture No. 1, Strauss’ Death & Transfiguration, and Dvorak’s Cello Concerto.

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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