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This Weekend: Jan. 4-7

Happy New Year! Kick-off 2024 by making resolutions, tickling your funny bone, beers for a good cause, and more.

Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Scavenger Hunt
Jan. 3-19, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library Red Bank, 120 S. Red Bank Road
Earn a prize after finding facts about the civil rights leader hidden throughout the library.

Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More
6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Jan. 5, Saint Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave.
Listen as the Listeso String Quartet performs back-to-back shows amid 1,000 LED candles.

Evansville Thunderbolts. vs Quad City Storm
7 p.m. Jan. 5 and 6, Ford Center, One S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Enjoy Thunderbolts Night on Jan. 5 and Gamers Night on Jan. 6 as the home team competes against the Storm from Moline, Illinois.

Prime Time Standup Showcase
8-10 p.m. Jan. 5, Prime Time Pub & Grill, 8177 Bell Oaks Drive, Newburgh, Indiana
8-10 p.m. Jan. 6, Prime Time North, 12301 U.S. Hwy. 41
Sit in on two nights of comedy featuring Rebecca Bradfield, Kris Izzi, Bob Digga, Janice Barniak, Jimmy Lee, and Andy Imlay at both of Prime Time’s locations.

Evansville Resolution Run/Walk
10 a.m. Jan. 6, Wesselman Park, 551 N. Boeke Road
Start 2024 by getting outside and participating in 5K, 10K, or 15K run/walks.

Souper Sharp Saturday
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 6, Thyme in the Kitchen, 2308 W. Franklin St.
Award-winning pitmaster Jim Johnson demonstrates how to cook savory soups.

Art Social: Planners & Journals
noon Jan. 6, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, 411 S.E. Riverside Drive
Bring a journal as instructor Sherry Groff offers guidance and supplies — stamps, stockers, stencils, and more — to customize a planner or bullet journal. Class costs $5 per person. RSVP to education@emuseum.org.

Barker Brewhouse and Big Brothers Big Sisters Tapping Party
noon Jan. 6, Barker Brewhouse, 96 N. Barker Ave.
Tap the new Nightwing Black Lager, a collaboration between Barker Brewhouse brewer Grant Davis and a Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Indiana auction winner. All proceeds from the new brew will benefit BBBS.

Cars & Coffee
9 a.m.-noon Jan. 7, Washington Square Mall, 5001 Washington Ave.
Calling all car enthusiasts and coffee lovers — come see automotive builds and collectors. Attendance costs $5.

Bridal Open House
1-4 p.m. Jan. 7, The Bauerhaus, 13605 Darmstadt Road
Have a bite and a sip while exploring The Bauerhaus and other special occasion vendors. Find more resources in the Wedding Book from the latest issue of Evansville Living.

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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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