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February, 2018

Events Starting in This Month:
Thu., Feb 1 - Wed., Feb 28
February is nationally recognized as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Show your support by promoting healthy relationships at home and in your community with Albion Fellows Bacon Center. ...
Thu., Feb 1 - Sun., Mar 4
With each new exhibition, the dedicated core of volunteer educators in the Evansville Museum Docent Association learn about the art and artifacts on display. ...
Thu., Feb 1 - Wed., Apr 4
Jonathan McAfee approaches his art as an abstract impressionistic painter who just happens to paint people he finds fascinating. He uses energetic painting techniques to quickly lay down paint with rapid brush strokes using vibrant colors. ...
Thu., Feb 1 - Sun., Mar 4
Open to artists residing in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Missouri, the competition will feature ceramics, glass, textiles, metalwork, wood, and mixed media. ...
Thu., Feb 1 - Wed., Apr 4
Jonathan McAfee approaches his art as an abstract impressionistic painter who just happens to paint people he finds fascinating. He uses energetic painting techniques to quickly lay down paint with rapid brush strokes using vibrant colors. ...
Thu., Feb 1, 5:00pm
Holy Rosary Preschool and Catholic School welcomes guests for a tour and to learn about the school’s academic and extracurricular programs. ...
Thu., Feb 1, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., Feb 1, 6:00 - 7:00
Join Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and the community in a film screening and panel discussion on responding to hate incidents and racism in our community. ...
Fri., Feb 2 - Sun., Feb 4
Sportsmen can brush up on hunting, fishing, boating, archery, scuba, ATV, RV, camping, and more through exhibitors, demonstrations, seminars, and interactive activities at the Kentucky Sportsman’s Show. ...
Fri., Feb 2, 11:00am
Visit the Evansville Museum free of charge during the first Friday of every month. Family friendly activities and crafts are often planned. ...
Fri., Feb 2 - Sun., Feb 4
The second annual Play for Kate Basketball Tournament is open for girls in third through eighth grades. ...
Fri., Feb 2, 6:00pm
Celebrate the induction of members to the University of Southern Indiana’s Hall of Fame with a ceremony, reception, and dinner. ...
Fri., Feb 2, 7:00pm
The University of Southern Indiana’s College of Liberal Arts, World Language, and Cultures Department, along with the USI Society for Arts and Humanities, will host the Tournées Film Festival in February. Each Friday, critically acclaimed French films will be shown....
Fri., Feb 2, 7:00pm
This free concert at First Presbyterian Church features the church’s director of music Robert Nicholls. ...
Fri., Feb 2, 7:00pm
Join the Evansville River City Bop Club every first Friday of the month for some swing dancing. The club does it all — East Coast swing, West Coast swing, Cha Cha, line dances, and waltzes. ...
Sat., Feb 3
Bring out the red, white, and blue Screaming Eagle swag and join other University of Southern Indiana alums for homecoming. ...
Sat., Feb 3, 11:30am
This exciting new program on the first Saturday of every month is for young children and their caregivers. Reggie the Museum Shark, our resident shark puppet, likes to go on adventures around the museum. Participants are encouraged to bring their...
Sat., Feb 3
Join Keep Evansville Beautiful and other community members to clean up the city. For two hours in the morning, participants dedicate themselves to cleaning up litter in a designated area of town. ...
Sat., Feb 3, 1:00pm
Sample the flavors of New Orleans and the rituals of Mardi Gras with the Franklin Street Events Association’s fifth annual Gumbo Cook Off. ...
Sat., Feb 3, 2:00pm
The inaugural Super 6K, 3.7 miles, will take place during Super Bowl weekend and will start and finish by the fountain in Garvin Park. ...
Sat., Feb 3, 2:00pm
Take in the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk, performed by the Missoula Children’s Theatre. ...
Sat., Feb 3, 5:00pm
It’s Bingo time. SWIRCA hosts Super Bingo with more than 16 games, pull tabs, half pots, raffles, and more. Wear your favorite athletic gear to this football-themed party. There also will be more than 100 items in the raffle auction....
Sat., Feb 3, 6:25pm
Get your heavy metal fix with a show by three different groups — Avenged Sevenfold, Breaking Benjamin, and Bullet For My Valentine. ...
Sat., Feb 3, 7:00pm
For the second installment of the “On-Stage” series, 20 musicians will play a tribute to the music of Duke Ellington. ...
Sat., Feb 3, 7:00pm
This sweet night of giving features 10 local chocolatiers who will bring their best chocolate desserts, free champagne, and live music. All proceeds go to Lampion Center’s counseling programs. ...
Sat., Feb 3, 7:30pm
Enjoy this special performance by the Evansvhille Philharmonic Chorus at St. John's Catholic Church. General admission costs $15. ...
Sun., Feb 4, 9:00am
Superbride Sunday brings weddings to life and allows vendors to show off what they do while brides take the entire experience in. See live fashion shows throughout the day on two runways, taste food from the area’s best caterers and...
Sun., Feb 4, 11:00am - 3:00pm
The first annual wedding expo hosted by the Franklin Streets Events Association will feature about 20 small businesses from Franklin Street to help with your wedding planning needs. ...
Sun., Feb 4, 3:30pm
Girl Scouts can join members of Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity for women, for an afternoon of music and fun. ...
Tue., Feb 6, 9:00am
Join Evansville Christian School for its open house at all five locations — East, North, Cullen, Epworth, and Crossroads. ...
Tue., Feb 6, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Join Evansville Christian School for its open house at all five locations — East, North, Cullen, Epworth, and Crossroads. ...
Tue., Feb 6, 6:30pm
Enjoy the sounds of the alternative group In This Moment as they perform songs from their newest album “Ritual.” ...
Tue., Feb 6, 7:30pm
The University of Evansville Faculty Chamber Players perform pieces by Mahler and Debussy. ...
Wed., Feb 7, 4:00pm
A part of the Andiron Lecture Series at the University of Evansville, listen to this presentation given by Kristalyn Marie Shefveland, an associate professor of history at the University of Southern Indiana and author of “Anglo-Native Virginia: Trade, Conversion, and...
Thu., Feb 8
Support Pulmonary Fibrosis Partners in their mission during an evening of bourbon pairing by Tom Fischer and bowties and accessories by Joy O'Connor with Dapper Dudes Designs. ...
Thu., Feb 8, 5:00pm
Board game fans of all ages are invited to play the Evansville Museum’s vast collection of board games on the second Thursday of each month. ...
Thu., Feb 8, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., Feb 8
F.C. Tucker Commercial presents this year's State of Real Estate program, honing in on all aspects of commercial and residential real estate, discussing trends from last year, and predicting new trends for 2018. ...
Thu., Feb 8, 6:15pm
Get ready for the weekend with thirsty Thursday as the Thunderbolts battle against the Birmingham Bulls. ...
Thu., Feb 8, 7:30pm
Season 10 American Idol winner, Scotty McCreery, will be performing at the Old National Events Plaza for Valentine’s Day. He burst onto the national music scene in 2011 at age 17, quickly establishing himself as one of country music’s hottest...
Thu., Feb 8, 7:30pm
The eight-piece funk-rock band made up of 5,000-year-old Egyptian Mummies comes to Evansville’s Victory Theatre to entertain with material from two new studio records. ...
Fri., Feb 9
Escape the cold and journey to South America. Be the first to stroll through Orchid Escape, a tropical jungle filled with blooming orchids, waterfalls, and exotic animals. Enjoy the tastes of South American fare, art demonstrations, and docents sharing interesting...
Fri., Feb 9, 7:00pm
This show is an evening of laughter, fun, and prizes, including the chance to win $100,000. It doesn’t matter how long you have been married; eight couples will be chosen at random to play. ...
Fri., Feb 9, 7:00pm
The University of Southern Indiana’s College of Liberal Arts, World Language, and Cultures Department, along with the USI Society for Arts and Humanities, will host the Tournées Film Festival in February. Each Friday, critically acclaimed French films will be shown....
Fri., Feb 9, 7:15pm
Cheer on the Evansville Thunderbolts as they take on the Mississippi Rivermen. ...
Sat., Feb 10, 9:00am
The ninth annual Hearts on Fire 5K will take place on the USI campus. The event will feature an athlete division run/walk followed by a Cupid Fun Run for kids. ...
Sat., Feb 10, 10:00am
On this journey, Girl Scouts in kindergarten through first grade learn how to think like an engineer by participating in hands-on design challenges. ...
Sat., Feb 10
Enjoy step-by-step instruction while you relax, sip, and paint along with an experienced and enthusiastic artist. You will leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a newfound talent. ...
Sat., Feb 10
The second Saturday of every month, kids create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. ...
Sat., Feb 10
The second Saturday and third Thursday of every month, participants create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. No art skills are necessary. ...
Sat., Feb 10
Enjoy the opening of the classics art exhibition at the Hoosier Salon in New Harmony, Indiana. ...
Sat., Feb 10 - Sun., Mar 18
Immerse yourself in hundreds of unique orchids artistically displayed in the 75-degree comfort of Amazonia. Orchid experts from the Botanical Docent program will be on hand during the weekends of the event. ...
Sat., Feb 10, 1:00pm
French Lick Resort’s 10th annual Chocolate Festival will celebrate in 1920s style. Get dolled up in your swankiest 20s-inspired attire, or come as you are. You will be whisked through a scrumptious spectrum of all things chocolate. ...
Sat., Feb 10, 4:00pm
Although the official date of Mardi Gras, also called Fat Tuesday, isn’t until Feb. 28, you can join in on the fun with Franklin Street Events Association for the fifth-annual Mardi Gras event. ...
Sat., Feb 10, 5:30pm
Hearts for Houds will be hosting a night of Carnivale in Venice, Italy, style with Italian-themed food. Local artists will be painting masquerade masks that will be auctioned off to benefit PC Pound Puppies. ...
Sat., Feb 10, 7:00pm
Singer, songwriter, and pianist Tony DeSare gives the classic hits a modern flair. You won't want to miss this swingin' concert featuring hits such as "Night and Day," "Moon River," "My Way," "Luck be a Lady," "One for My...
Sat., Feb 10, 7:30pm
The Arc of Evansville’s signature fundraiser, The Really Big Show, is a community variety show that brings together some of the Tri-State’s best musicians, dancers, comedians and entertainers. ...
Sun., Feb 11, 10:30am
A bountiful buffet brunch hosted by the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden kitchen, family, and friends. Reservations are required and include admission to the Orchid Show and Sale Debut. ...
Sun., Feb 11
Dialing 2-1-1 links the community with life-saving and life-changing resources. This easy-to-remember telephone number connects residents in 10 southwestern Indiana counties with comprehensive and up-to-date information about basic human needs, including governmental, health, and social services. ...
Sun., Feb 11
Explore the orchids in bloom at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden conservatory. ...
Sun., Feb 11, 2:00pm
Singer, songwriter, and pianist Tony DeSare gives the classic hits a modern flair. You won't want to miss this swingin' concert featuring hits such as "Night and Day," "Moon River," "My Way," "Luck be a Lady," "One for My Baby,"...
Tue., Feb 13, 11:00am
The University of Evansville hosts an all-major career fair. This event gives students an opportunity to meet more than 100 employers from a variety of fields. ...
Tue., Feb 13 - Thu., Feb 15
Locals and visitors alike enjoy shopping with downtown Henderson merchants while sampling a unique chocolate creation at each store. ...
Tue., Feb 13, 7:00pm
Enjoy a duo piano concert recital performed by Garnet Ungar and Roger Wright on the campus of the University of Evansville. ...
Tue., Feb 13, 7:30pm
The Henderson Area Arts Alliance presents “The Mountaintop,” a play depicting Martin Luther King Jr.’s life the night before his assassination. ...
Wed., Feb 14, 5:30pm
Mark the beginning of the Lenten season with the imposition of ashes and a time of reflection. ...
Wed., Feb 14, 7:30pm
A silent movie star’s career is threatened when talkies come into fashion. Don Lockwood may be able to save his latest project by converting it into a musical but what will he do about Lina, his on-screen romantic partner with...
Thu., Feb 15
The second Saturday and third Thursday of every month, participants create journal pages as they explore creative techniques. No art skills are necessary. ...
Thu., Feb 15 - Sat., Feb 17
Join the staff of the YMCA for the annual Pancake Days. Saturday’s event — dubbed Family Day — will feature mascots, magicians, clowns, and more. Sunday is “Soulful Sunday,” with wonderful local musicians to entertain all morning. 6 a.m. Friday-Saturday and...
Thu., Feb 15, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., Feb 15, 7:00pm
The annual multi-artist extravaganza showcases Christian music artists, including Skillet, Kari Jobe, Building 429, John Crist, KB, NewSong, Jordan Feliz, Nick Hall, Dan Bremnes, Mallary Hope, and Westover. ...
Fri., Feb 16, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Join the American Heart Association of Southwest Indiana and Northwest Kentucky to Go Red For Women to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Guests will enjoy an auction, hear motivational stories, and learn how to make a...
Fri., Feb 16 - Sun., Feb 18
A financially and morally bankrupt family hires a hit man to kill the family matriarch in order to collect the insurance money in this darkly disturbing, and at times, uncomfortable dramatic comedy by Tracy Letts. ...
Fri., Feb 16 - Sun., Feb 18
High school students accepted into the University of Evansville are invited to spend the weekend on campus and learn firsthand all the activities and more that happen at UE. ...
Fri., Feb 16 - Sun., Feb 18
The University of Evansville Theater Department presents Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility,” a play by Kate Hamill and directed by Diane Brewer. ...
Fri., Feb 16 - Sat., Feb 17
Newburgh Community Theater presents "Four Weddings and an Elvis" by Nancy Frick, a romantic comedy set in a Las Vegas wedding chapel. Enjoy a fun evening of light dinner and entertainment. ...
Fri., Feb 16, 7:00pm
The University of Southern Indiana’s College of Liberal Arts, World Language, and Cultures Department, along with the USI Society for Arts and Humanities, will host the Tournées Film Festival in February. Each Friday, critically acclaimed French films will be shown....
Fri., Feb 16, 7:15pm
Cheer on the Evansville Thunderbolts during medical appreciation night as they face off against the Knoxville IceBears. ...
Fri., Feb 16, 7:30pm
2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s remarkable arrival onto the music scene. Taking inspiration from the creators of this uniquely American art form, the band’s original horn-infused music and legendary high energy show introduces the genre...
Fri., Feb 16, 7:30pm
Featuring some of the top music and production talent in the region, the Louisville, Kentucky-based Dark Side of the Wall recreates the legendary shows of Pink Flloyd’s classic era in exquisite detail. ...
Fri., Feb 16, 8:00pm
Enjoy a live concert featuring the CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist Travis Tritt in an intimate solo-acousitc setting. ...
Sat., Feb 17, 10:30am
Experience foreign lands without ever leaving the city. University of Southern Indiana international students prepare traditional foods, and Carter Hall is covered with decorations from around the world. Students also perform traditional dances, songs, and games. ...
Sat., Feb 17, 4:00pm
On this journey, Girl Scouts in second through fifth grade learn how to think like an engineer by participating in hands-on design challenges. ...
Sat., Feb 17, 6:00pm
The Friday Night Dance Club is hosting "A Night of Trivia!" at the Hadi Shrine Temple Ballroom. Prizes will be given to the top three teams. A cash bar also will be available, with a silent auction throughout the evening. Registration...
Sat., Feb 17, 7:00pm
Country music star Luke Bryan performs songs from his sixth studio album, “What Makes You Country.” ...
Sat., Feb 17, 7:00pm
The ladies of Evansville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in partnership with the Delta Research and Educational Foundation, host the ninth annual Strawberries and Champagne Gala. ...
Sat., Feb 17, 7:30pm
Enjoy a musical performance by Van Cliburn bronze medalist Daniel Hsu. ...
Sun., Feb 18
Many are familiar with the story of “On Golden Pond” through the Academy Award-winning film. Now, fans have the opportunity to experience the American masterpiece at the Krempp Gallery in Jasper, Indiana. ...
Sun., Feb 18 - Sun., Apr 22
This exhibit will include still life paintings by Jeff Uffelman and a series of collaborative paintings created by the artist and his wife Hannah Finn. ...
Sun., Feb 18
Explore the orchids in bloom at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden conservatory. ...
Tue., Feb 20, 5:30 - 8:30
Enjoy a night of networking and mingling with Housewives in the City. Anyone is welcome to attend the free event and can register online. ...
Wed., Feb 21, 9:15am
ArtsPower’s colorful new musical tells the story of Nugget, a minnow, and Fang, a shark, who get along swimmingly — until Nugget’s first day of minnow school. ...
Wed., Feb 21, 6:00pm
Grab a beverage, feed your head, and learn about cutting-edge topics in science and technology from leading experts in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. ...
Thu., Feb 22, 12:00pm
Guests will enjoy lunch and spring fashions from Wildflower Boutique and also will receive artwork by the children in Patchwork Central’s Arts & Smarts afterschool program. The event will feature silent and live auctions and support Patchwork’s programming. ...
Thu., Feb 22 - Sun., Feb 25
The University of Evansville Theater Department presents Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," a play by Kate Hamill and directed by Diane Brewer. ...
Thu., Feb 22, 5:00pm
This program delivers free admission to the Evansville Museum and to lectures, family activities, workshops, and other fun activities every Thursday. This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana. ...
Thu., Feb 22, 6:00pm
Owensboro's Night of Praise is a praise and worship event led by a community-wide mass choir and orchestra from local churches. ...
Fri., Feb 23, 11:30am
Honoring women leaders, the Southwest Indiana Chamber hosts this annual luncheon to celebrate women in the community. ...
Fri., Feb 23
Experience wine tasting at West Baden Springs Hotel paired with five courses of a variety of hors d’oeuvres. The event includes American and European wine presentations by the hotel’s house wine expert, highlighting a different imported or domestic varietal with...
Fri., Feb 23, 6:00pm
Marketing and business professionals are invited to attend a dinner, ceremony, and reception for the Annual American Advertising Awards. ...
Fri., Feb 23, 7:00pm
Rodney Carrington has been making audiences laugh for almost twenty years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. The country singer-songwriter has recorded eight major label comedy albums, which have sold more than two million copies. ...
Fri., Feb 23, 7:00pm
The University of Southern Indiana’s College of Liberal Arts, World Language, and Cultures Department, along with the USI Society for Arts and Humanities, will host the Tournées Film Festival in February. Each Friday, critically acclaimed French films will be shown....
Sat., Feb 24, 9:00am
Kick start Lent with a morning of thoughtful presentation and reflection on the love of God, neighbor, and self. ...
Sat., Feb 24, 11:00am
The fourth Saturday of every month is designated a Super Saturday family day, filled with themed crafts, activities, challenges, and guest lectures. ...
Sat., Feb 24, 7:00pm
The program begins with Brahms' sublime Variations on a Theme of Haydn. Trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden joins the orchestra principal players for J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 and Beethoven's wildly energetic and dancelike Symphony No. 7. ...
Sat., Feb 24, 7:00pm
In addition to his own television show, widely popular stand-up comedy, and best-selling books, Jim Gaffigan has guest starred on many television comedies and dramas, ranging from “Portlandia” and HBO’s cult hits “Flight of the Concords” and “Bored to Death”...
Sat., Feb 24, 7:15pm
Show off your powers and favorite superhero costume as the Evansville Thunderbolts face off against the Peoria Rivermen. ...
Sun., Feb 25
Two-time Grammy Nominee Justin Roberts is one of the “all-stars” of the indie family music scene. For nearly 20 years, Roberts has been creating the soundtrack to families’ lives, crafting songs that navigate the joys and sorrows of growing up....
Sun., Feb 25, 4:00pm
This family friendly comedic variety show is offered by the choir school of First Presbyterian Church as a fundraiser for music camp scholarships. ...
Wed., Feb 28, 2:00 - 4:30
The Celebration of Engagement is an annual event held to highlight the University of Southern Indiana's rich history of community partnerships. The event is free and open to the public. ...
Continuing Events:
Sun., Dec 10 - Sun., Feb 4
Ceramics, metalwork, textiles, glass, and mixed media are featured in this competitive exhibition open to artists residing in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, and Ohio. ...
Sun., Dec 10 - Sun., Mar 4
Members of the Evansville Museum’s Docent Association and staff will curate an exhibition of their favorite objects in the Museum’s permanent collection. ...
Sun., Jan 7 - Sun., Apr 29
On loan from a private collection, the paintings and sculpture of self-taught artist Rev. Joel Hewlett (1921-1994) will be exhibited in the John Streetman Alcove. ...
Tue., Jan 30 - Thu., Feb 1
Since 1977, Leadership Evansville has trained over 2,500 individuals representing hundreds of companies and organizations in our community. The curriculum focuses on skills you can use anywhere to help people and teams get better results. ...

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