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This Weekend: March 14-17

Find art, food, and music at every turn.

61st Annual High School Art Show Awards Reception
6 p.m. March 14, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, 411 S.E. Riverside Drive
Students from five Southwestern Indiana counties show their works of art and receive awards at this annual show.

Skin Deep Public Reception for the Artists
6:30 p.m. March 14, University of Evansville Krannert Gallery, 1800 Lincoln Ave.
Tattoo work and paintings by six artists — Shad Klos, Ryder Klos, Leah Leinani, Nick Marshall, Payton Powers, and Matt Dalrymple — are on display till March 31

History New Harmony Guided Tours
March 15-Oct. 31, Atheneum Visitors Center, 410 N. Arthur St., New Harmony, Indiana
Explore New Harmony with an interpreter offering insight and stories into the quiet town. Try the new tram tours for free through the end of March.

Eville Con
March 15-17, Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust St.
Welcome to this regional anime convention, which features special guests such as cosplayers and musicians. Tickets start at $45.

Donut Pop-Up
8-10 a.m. March 16, River City Coffee & Goods, 223 Main St.
Chef Tori Chapman’s Vegan Eats and Treats catering business offers fresh yeast doughnuts and coffee or tea. Each doughnut costs $3.50, with a limit of three per person.

Midwest Tropical Plant Expo
10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 16, Old National Events Plaza Brooks Exhibit Hall, 715 Locust St.
Attention, anthophiles: Select from aroids, cacti, succulents, and an array of tropical foliage, plus grow your experience through instructor-led workshops. Tickets start at $5 for adults. Children 12 and under get in for free.

Spring Fun!
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 16, Timberview Flower Farm, 4501 Orchard Road
Get ready for spring with a seed-starting workshop using zinnias, sunflowers, celosia, and more from 2020’s “Best Petal Pusher.” Registration costs $30. Call 812-480-5416 to reserve a spot

Easter in the Park
11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 16, Friedman Park, 2700 Park Blvd., Newburgh, Indiana
Hunt among more than 15,000 eggs, plus take pictures with the Easter bunny, enjoy live entertainment and food trucks, shop from area businesses, and more. Admission is $5 per car.

Solar Eclipse Information Session
1-2 p.m. March 16, Willard Public Library, 21 First Ave.
Channel 14 WFIE-TV meteorologist Byron Douglas tells you what to expect weather-wise during the April 8 total solar eclipse and discusses its significance, as well as safety measures. Each attendee will receive a pair of eclipse glasses. Learn more about eclipse-related events in the March/April issue of Evansville Living.

Dessert After Dark
6:30-9 p.m. March 16, Bea Sweet Treats, 4111 Merchant Drive, Newburgh, Indiana
Taste sweets after hours, including signature cakes, cinnamon rolls, pies, cookies, pies, and more. Joe Brewski Coffee and Lashbrooke’s Barbecue will be on hand, too, for a hint of Irish inspiration during St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

Mostly Kosher
7:30 p.m. March 16, Murphy Auditorium, 419 Tavern St., New Harmony, Indiana
This klezmer/rock band plays a mix of jazz, Latin, rock, and folk music with themes of social justice, human dignity, and mutual understanding. Read more about the Under the Beams concert series concert in the March/April issue of Evansville Living.

Salsa + Bachata Night: Evansville Latin Dance’s 1 Year Anniversary Party!
9 p.m.-2 a.m. March 16, El Mariachi Maxican Grill & Bar, 1915 N. Green River Road
Fete Evansville Latin Dance’s first anniversary with salsa and bachata lessons, then head to the dance floor with DJ Pana spinning tunes. Registration costs $10.

Simply Swingin’: Great American Crooners
2-4 p.m. March 17, Victory Theatre, 600 Main St.
The Evansville Philharmonic and guest vocalist Steve Lippia perform hits made famous by Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Billy Joel, and more.

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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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