October 19, 2020
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October, 2020

Events Starting in This Month:
Thu., Oct 1, 7:30am
Rise and Raise for a Cause is Gilda’s Club’s most important fundraiser of the year, raising dollars that are vital in providing professionally led emotional and social support to anyone in the community impacted by cancer and featuring a buffet...
Thu., Oct 1 - Sat., Oct 31
Chalk it Up is a community-wide campaign from the YWCA of Evansville, where community partners create awareness about domestic violence using sidewalk chalk to draw images, facts, and statistics about domestic violence in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. ...
Thu., Oct 1, 5:30pm
Head out the lawn of EVPL West branch for a socially-distanced concert experience with local folk band RoSco. A dulcimer duo, RoSco plays a variety of music from traditional Americana and British Isle, hymns, and gospel sing-alongs, and a few...
Fri., Oct 2, 10:00am - 2:00pm
 Friday, Oct. 2 is the final chance of the season to experience Lunch on the Lawn at the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse. Various food trucks will be on hand offering delicious dishes, and music will be playing along the Fourth...
Fri., Oct 2, 5:30pm
Celebrate the first Friday of each month during the summer in Haynie’s Corner Arts District with music, art vendors, and food trucks, and then grab a bite or a drink in one of the corner’s bars or restaurants. ...
Sat., Oct 3, 7:00am
Participate in the Evansville Half Marathon or 8K virtually on your own course. ...
Sat., Oct 3, 10:00am - 4:00pm
 Snakes, frogs, and lizards, oh my! All are welcome to the Reptile and Exotics Show to meet vendors with a large variety of animals, supplies, feeders, and more. This family-friendly event also will include concessions. ...
Thu., Oct 8 - Sat., Oct 10
The Owensboro Museum of Fine Art’s Bronze Buffalo Festival brings together artists from Kentucky and the surrounding states for a plein air event, offering $5,000 in purchase and merit awards. ...
Fri., Oct 9, 6:00 - 9:00
 Head to Downtown Evansville to help support local shops and restaurants on Friday during this social-distance event. Attendees also will be able to tour available condominiums for sale and listen to live music performed along Main Street. Social distancing will be...
Sat., Oct 10, 9:00am
Bring your family for a walk around the Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Display Garden and attend a one-hour free educational seminar. Master gardeners will be answering all your gardening questions, and safety measures due to COVID-19 will be utilized by...
Sat., Oct 10, 1:00pm
Browse a selection of unique and antique cars, motorcycles, and trucks during River Pointe Health Campus’s annual car show, with food, a raffle, silent auction, and awards. ...
Sun., Oct 11, 6:00pm
Join Loops & Rhythm every second Sunday for some music that is sure to make your soul dance from Dekar Baker and Monte Skelton. ...
Wed., Oct 14, 9:00am
Henderson Community College and the Preston Arts Center (PAC) will host a Virtual Arts Summit via Microsoft Teams with an open discussion lead by Dr. Jason Warren. The talk will include topics about the future of the PAC and enhance the...
Fri., Oct 16 - Sun., Oct 18
Discover the spookier legends of Newburgh, Indiana’s history and river lore during the annual Ghostly Walks.  ...
Fri., Oct 16 - Wed., Oct 21 @ 6:00pm
The Evansville Civic Theatre continues their fall half-season from Oct. 16-21 with an outdoor performance of Samuel Beckett's classic "Waiting for Godot." Tickets are on sale now at $15 per person. ...
Sat., Oct 17, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Browse a fall market with vendors, food trucks, live music, and more fun and entertainment for the entire family. ...
Sat., Oct 17, 12:00pm
For 364 days of the year the cemetery does not permit dog owners to share the beauty of Oak Hill Cemetery and Arboretum with their pets. However, on this day only, pet owners are invited to come and spend the...
Sat., Oct 17 - Sun., Oct 18
Mesker Park Zoo will host a new type of experience for their Halloween fans. During Spooktacular Walkthrough, guests are encouraged to come in costumes, take photos throughout the zoo, and hashtag their photos with #MPZSpooktacular. The zoo will choose a...
Sat., Oct 17, 1:00pm
Learn all about chemical reactions during this National Chemistry Week celebration at the Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science. ...
Sat., Oct 17 - Sun., Oct 18
Join the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra as they welcome special guests Eric Byers on cello. The concerts on Saturday and Sunday will be a re-imagined "Art in Music" program featuring music inspired by visual art. Throughout the performance of Mussorgky's "Pictures...
Sat., Oct 17 - Sun., Oct 18
Hosted by The Evansville Stamp Club, Evanspex 2020 marks the 88th year for the stamp and postcard show, Indiana’s longest-running annual philatelic exhibition with club exhibitions, door prizes, free stamps for kids, and free appraisals. ...
Sat., Oct 17, 7:00pm
For the 10th anniversary of First Presbyterian Church’s event, the award-winning organist Robert Nicholls will once again bring to life the 1922 film “Nosferatu” with live organ accompaniment. ...
Sat., Oct 17, 7:30pm
The benefit for the Adopt an Ash Program is attempting to save 23 Ash Trees within Oak Hill Cemetery from the Emerald Ash Borer. ...
Sun., Oct 18, 10:00am
The third annual NoCo Makers Market will feature 40-plus makers, a pumpkin patch with free pumpkins to the first 200 kids in attendance, children’s activities, a Howl-O-Ween dog costume contest, s’mores station, sidewalk chalk contest, food trucks, beer garden, yard...
Tue., Oct 20
Support the Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden by enjoying food and drinks from Walton's International Comfort Food and purchase raffle tickets to be included in a drawing for a unique item, like a dinner, gift card, fine jewelry, original...
Thu., Oct 22, 6:30pm
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will host a new free diversity series featuring the Eykamp String Quartet members, Javier Alvarez, Caroline Shaw, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, and Florence Beatrice Price. ...
Thu., Oct 22, 6:30pm
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S. and in partnership with the Vanderburgh County Historical Society, join the Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science and speaker Melissa Gentry, map collection supervisor at Ball State...
Fri., Oct 23 - Sat., Oct 24
Pale moonlight illuminates monstrous, beautiful mansions blanketed by a clear black sky, each one an ominous haunted house with walls that echo stories of history, mystery, and even tragedy. The Riverside Historic District and Haynie's Corner Arts District tours bring...
Sat., Oct 24, 9:00am
Take a fall stroll through the village and visit with costumed interpreters, demonstrators, and more. ...
Sat., Oct 24
Join the Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science for a neighborhood Halloween bash where families can gather, learn, and celebrate together in an inclusive and fun environment. ...
Sat., Oct 24
Get in the spooky spirit at Harmonie State Park with hayrides, trick-or-treating, a scavenger hunt, pumpkin decorating contest, and more Halloween fun. ...
Sat., Oct 24, 11:30am
As part of the monthly Super Saturday at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Beaux the Tyrannosaurus Rex, his little sister Cecelia the Triceratops, and his little brother Dinosaurus the Spinosaurus will celebrate Halloween with guests during two...
Sat., Oct 24, 3:00pm
Celebrate an autumn festival, live music, kids’ games, and fall farmer’s market. Come in costume and take part in the parade. ...
Sat., Oct 24, 4:00pm
Carve a pumpkin and help decorate Haynie’s Corner for the spooky season. Pumpkins are free but are expected to be left on the fountain as décor. ...
Sun., Oct 25, 5:00pm
Put on your costume and head to River City Pride’s Halloween Ball with a children’s carnival, food, costumes, and music. ...
Fri., Oct 30
The annual HeartSaver Luncheon raises fund to place Automated External Defibrillators in community locations, first-responder vehicles, and other needed locations. ...
Fri., Oct 30
Enjoy the sights in Downtown Newburgh, Indiana, with the Business Collective’s Downtown Newburgh Nights, an evening of shopping, dining, and activities supporting local businesses and shops. ...
Sat., Oct 31
Quality dealers from all over the Tri-State and beyond will fill 100 booths with all types of antiques and vintage collectibles. ...
Sat., Oct 31
Join the Children’s Museum of Evansville on Halloween for a day full of playful ghouls and spooky sights. ...
Sat., Oct 31
Celebrate the spooky Halloween season in Downtown Evansville with ghostly, seasonal fun. ...
Sat., Oct 31, 6:00pm
Join VOICES Inc. for a family friendly Halloween dance party with fun for all ages. Twist or Treat will feature all genres of music, delicious desserts, costume contests, and a photo booth. Adults can enjoy a silent auction and door...
Sat., Oct 31, 7:00pm
Join more than 1,400 students for the 19th annual Pride Prom hosted by the Tri-State Alliance for LGBTQIA+ students and straight-supportive allies for the largest prom of the year. ...
Continuing Events:
Tue., Sep 29 - Fri., Oct 30
The Arts Council loves Halloween! And to celebrate, they are hosting another Spooky Show, filling the gallery with loads of scary, funny, and whimsical creations throughout the month of October. ...

Upcoming Events in the Tri-State: