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This Weekend: March 7-10

Celebrate International Women’s Day, help close the OVC’s season of college basketball, and more this weekend.

Ohio Valley Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships
March 6-9, Ford Center, One S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The NCAA’s four-year transition rule is not stopping the University of Southern Indiana men’s and women’s basketball teams from making a play for the OVC tournament crown.

Big Action Meeting 2
5:30-7 p.m. March 7, Castle High School, 3344 Hwy. 261, Newburgh, Indiana
Join Leadership Everyone’s continuing vision for the region as it uses community input to expand on six main project areas.

Monte Skelton
6-9 p.m. March 7, Entwined Wine & Cocktail Bar, 303 Main St.
Make a reservation to hear this Evansville native and award-winning one-man jazz show live.

International Women’s Day Panel
6-8 p.m. March 8, Evansville Country Club, 3810 Stringtown Road
Evansville nonprofit leaders Acrea Zapata de Aston, Jessica Welcher, Suzanne Draper, and Gelina Mascoe discuss leadership and nonprofit organizations.

2024 Midwest JUCO Bash Softball Tournament
noon March 8; 11 a.m. March 9-10, Deaconess Sports Park, 4300 Heckel Road
The top junior college programs in the Midwest come together for two days of softball. Tickets start at $10. Editor’s note: Organizers canceled this event March 8 due to inclement weather.

Evansville Free Tree Give-Away & Arbor Day Event
9 a.m. March 9, Wesselman Woods Shelter House, 551 N. Boeke Road
Celebrate an early Arbor Day by picking of one of more than 400 trees including magnolias, pines, hornbeams, birches, and more on a first come first serve basis.

New Harmony Second Saturdays
9 a.m. March 9, New Harmony, Indiana
Attend different events throughout this historic town, including a children’s knitting class and story time, artist talk and reception, live music, and more.

Spring Earring Design
3-5 p.m. March 9, Memo, 209 Main St.
Create three pairs of ceramic earrings with Jen Bretz, who walks you through the process of cutting and decorating. Registration costs $75.

A Taste of History!
5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. March 9, University of Evansville Eykamp Hall (upstairs), 1800 Lincoln Ave.
Watch the documentary “gOD Talk,” a story of seven Black Millennials of different faiths and spiritualities shaping culture, then join a post-film discussion. Individual tickets start at $45.

Metro Ballroom Dance Club Community Dance
7-10 p.m. March 9, Westside Community Center, 2227 W. Michigan St.
Have fun dancing to the beat of DJ Scott Key. Admission is $10 per guest.

Vine Street Trail
2 p.m. March 10, Four Freedoms Monument, 201 S.E. Riverside Drive
Take in an unrivaled view of the riverfront before turning down Vine Street for this installment of the community hiking series.

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
7 p.m. March 10, Victory Theatre, 600 Main St.
This Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter shares the stage with guest Joan Shelley, a Louisville, Kentucky-based indie/folk musician. Tickets start at $42.

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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