Summer is in full swing in the Tri-State, with ice cream socials, barbecue dinners, block parties, and more. Fill your weekend with these area events, and share your photos with Evansville Living by emailing us at email@example.com!
7 p.m. July 7
Reitz Bowl, 350 N. Dreier Blvd.
Drum Corp. International’s annual drum line competition marches onto the field at F.J. Reitz High School tonight when five performance ensembles from across the country will stage a thrilling show. Read more in our story here.
9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. July 9
New Harmony, Indiana
Enjoy a full day of art demonstrations, a zoological lecture, exhibits, and an artisans market. Cap off your Saturday with a trivia night and ghost walk with Traci Hoehn and “Whistling” Rick of Haunted New Harmony.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 9
Vanderburgh 4-H Fairgrounds, 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road
Interact with exotic animals and shop for supplies and feeders at this family-friendly event. Animals include reptiles, amphibians, birds, arachnids, and mammals such as guinea pigs, hedgehogs, and rabbits.
11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 9
Corkscrew Curiosities, 2250 S. Green St., Henderson, Kentucky
Join Corkscrew Curiosities for a tie dye social. Enjoy tie dye stations and Peachy Treats food truck in the shop’s parking lot.
11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 9
Myriad Brewing Company, 101 S.E. First St. Suite 1
Converge on Southeast First Street for a kid- and pet-friendly block party with live music by Between the Frets and a beer garden. Participating food trucks include Chino Taco, Lashbrooke’s Barbecue, JB’s Barnyard for lunch, with Bruce Li, Taco Bar, and Two Farmers Burgers and Beignets joining for dinner.
5:30 p.m. July 9
Bosse Field, 23 Don Mattingly Way
This night of baseball at historic Bosse Field is themed after the 1992 movie filmed there. Bid on specialty jerseys and stay for fireworks after the Otters take on the Florence Y’alls.
7-10 p.m. July 9
Rooftop of the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 212 Main St.
This Saturday’s installment of the free concert series includes popular local musicians Jake the Astronaut, Khamsin, and A Modest Proposal. This event is open to all ages.
8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 10
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1301 S. Green River Road
Make a difference by donating badly needed blood at Holy Rosary Catholic Church’s parish hall. The church is partnering with the American Red Cross to replenish depleted local blood supplies. Sign up for an available spot at hrparish.org/blooddrive.
5-7 p.m. July 10
Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 6400 Oak Hill Road
Close out the weekend with a relaxed benefit dinner. The meal includes pulled pork, baked beans or coleslaw, chips, bread, and ice cream for dessert. Adult tickets are $10, while children get in for $5. Donations are welcome, as all proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity Evansville.