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This Weekend: Oct. 12-15

Fill up on fall-themed activities, do the time warp at “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” salute superheroes with the philharmonic, and more this weekend.

Black Art Exhibition Series Artist Reception: Lunden King 
6 p.m. Oct. 13, Evansville African American Museum, 579 S. Garvin St.
Celebrate Evansville native Lunden King’s exhibition, “Cyber Roots: African American Street Art Meets a Flow of Sheek in the Digital Realms.” Hors d’oeuvres are provided by Urban Seeds.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show 
8-10:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust St.
Barry Bostwick, the 1975 film’s Brad Majors, attends this screening of the unedited version with a live shadow cast and audience participation. Tickets start at $25.

Fall Market on Main & Chili Cook-Off 
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14, Main Street between First and Washington streets, Henderson, Kentucky
Shop artisan antiques, art, and handmade items, plus raise money for local charities by filling up a mug at the Chili Cook-Off.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14, Hilton Doubletree Hotel, 601 Walnut St.
Enjoy cosplay, gaming, comics and merchandise, wrestling, anime and manga, and a Super Smash Bros tournament. Tickets start at $20.

Vietnam Era Bell UH-1 Huey Helicopter Visit 
10 a.m. Oct. 14-15, Evansville Wartime Museum, 7503 Petersburg Road
Tour and fly for 15 minutes in a historic U.S. military aircraft. Rides are $100 per person for adults, $50 for children 12 and under, and World War Two and Korean War veterans ride for free.

Kids Pumpkin Patch and Craft Show 
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 15, Evansville National Guard Armory, 3300 E. Division St.
Shop more than 70 craft vendors, stop by food trucks, pick the perfect pumpkin, dive into arts and crafts, and participate in a costume contest.

Wandering Owl: Twilight Tasting 
3-7 p.m. Oct. 14, Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, 551 N. Boeke Road
Sip spirits and enjoy wildlife encounters and live acoustic music in the Nature Playscape and Bird Sanctuary.

Marrs Burgoo
5-7 p.m. Oct. 14, Marrs Elementary School, 9201 Old Hwy. 62 E., Mount Vernon, Indiana
Fill up on chili, hamburgers, hotdogs, and 3 Chicks Fudgery, and stay for a half pot raffle, games, and live music.

How to Not Suck at Drawing
5-6 p.m. Oct. 14, Bluestocking Social, 606 S. Weinbach Ave. Ste. B
For $5, explore different drawing techniques at the last class of the season.

Evansville Philharmonic: Universe of Superheroes
7 p.m. Oct. 14, Victory Theatre, 600 Main St.
The orchestra and chorus team up to perform film soundtracks such as “Black Panther,” “Wonder Woman,” “Super Mario Brothers,” and “Legend of Zelda.” Tickets start at $40.

‘Pink the Rink’ Benefit Hockey Game
7 p.m. Oct. 14, Swonder Ice Arena, 209 N. Boeke Road
The Evansville Hoses face Tennessee’s Nashville Fire hockey team in this breast cancer benefit game for Cancer Pathways Midwest. Admission bracelets cost $5

Metro Ballroom Dance Club Community Dance
7-10 p.m. Oct. 14, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 Court St.
Attend a 30-minute Waltz lesson with Kris and Heather Warner and then dance the night away with DJ Scott Key with a mix of classic and modern music.

NoCo Makers Market
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 15, Carpenter Street between Second and Third streets
Visit for local makers’ wares, decorating, children’s activities, live music from Rewind, food from Bruce Li, and Myriad Brewing Company’s beer garden.

2023 Romain Fall Classic Cruise-In
noon-3 p.m. Oct. 15, Romain Cross Pointe, 7600 E. Division St.
Vintage and modern classics are on display and up for prizes. Spectators can participate in half pot and charity raffles benefiting the Tri-State MS Association.

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Jodi Keen
Jodi Keen
Jodi Keen is the managing editor of Evansville Living and Evansville Business magazines.

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