This Weekend: June 1-4

It’s a packed weekend in the River City, with plenty of live music, a farmers market, and small business shopping events to attend

YMCA Party in the Park
3:30-5:30 p.m. June 1
Garvin Park, 1600 N. Main St.
This night of fun includes a bounce house, super slide, inflatable obstacle course, bungee run, cornhole, yoga, SH’BAM dance area, and the Deaconess Aquatic Center splash pad. An Evansville Otters’ baseball game at Bosse Field with special giveaways caps off the evening.

Wine Down to the Weekend
5-7 p.m. June 1
Reitz Home Museum, 112 Chestnut St.
Visit the historic home’s garden, veranda, and patio while sipping wine and listening to live entertainment, this week provided by Troy Miller.

Music in the Park: Haywire
6-8 p.m. June 1
Franklin Street Park, Franklin Street and Wabash Avenue
The first installment of the Evansville Parks Foundation’s summer concert series features music by Haywire and food truck options such as La Plaza, Prime Time Pub & Grill, and Sweeney’s Weenies and More.

Historic Newburgh Farmers Market Opening Day
8-11 a.m. June 3
East Water Street, Newburgh, Indiana
Kick off Newburgh’s farmers market season by shopping booths with local produce, meats, baked goods, treats, jams, jellies, handmade soaps, and more.

Annual Book Sale Fundraiser
9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 3
Willard Public Library, 21 First Ave.
Gently used hardback and paperback fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books will be available to purchase for as little as a dollar, and later in the day, books will be sold at a bundle price. All proceeds benefit Willard Library’s programs and services.

Photo provided by Henderson Tourist Commission

Henderson Porchfest
5-8 p.m. June 3
South Main Street, Henderson, Kentucky
Porches of historic homes will host live performances by local musicians. Stay for a while, or take a walk down the street and enjoy food trucks including Tom’s Smokin’ BBQ, Acropolis Express, The Chimi Truck, the Twist Truck, Trappin Chik’n, The Tradewater, and the Fajita Shack.

Sips At Sunset: Woods and Strings
6-7:30 p.m. June 3
Wesselman Woods, 551 N. Boeke Road
Visitors of the “After Dark Series” can enjoy beer and wine tasting, live music from Sam Hahn and Daniel Williams, a cookout, and animal encounters. General admission tickets are $25.

Plum Street Market
9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3
The Hope Gallery Newburgh, 512 W. Main St., Newburgh, Indiana
Small businesses including The Hope Gallery, Poppy Willow, Chalky Chic, and the Coworking Cottage will host a day of local shopping.

Sixth Annual Tri-State Cancer Survivors Day
1-3 p.m. June 4
National Guard Armory, 330 E. Division St.
Cancer survivors and their loved ones and supporters can join this celebration of survivorship with food, activities, music, and a performance by Evansville’s Boom Squad.

Newburgh Museum Speaking Series: “Lock 47: Newburgh’s Old Dam”
1-3 p.m. June 4
Newburgh Museum, 503 State St., Newburgh, Indiana
Chris Rutherford shares years of knowledge on Lock 47, Newburgh’s “Old Dam.”

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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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