Here are 13 things to do this weekend in the Evansville area – Courier & Press

5 to 7 p.m., Reitz Home Museum, 112 Chestnut St. in Evansville. Free.
Enjoy a glass of wine or beer in the historic setting of the Reitz’s Home garden, veranda and patio. This event will feature live entertainment from Lindsey Williams.
7:30 p.m., Ford Center in Evansville. Tickets range from $17 to $400.
Multi-Platinum entertainer Jason Aldean is stopping on his Rock N’ Roll Cowboy Tour in Evansville with special guests Tracy Lawrence, John Morgan and Dee Jay Silver.
8 p.m., Old National Events Plaza in Evansville. Tickets range from $40 to $60.
Comedian Jo Koy is bringing a his new show to Evansville that includes all-new material inspired by his family, specifically his son.
5:30-8:30 p.m., 400 and 500 blocks of Main Street. Tickets are $20 in advance and increase to $30 the night before the event. Attendees must be 21 or older.
Come enjoy wine, shopping and live music and performances in Downtown Evansville. Wine will be provided and poured by Oliver Winery of Bloomington, Indiana. Ticket prices include four samples of Oliver wine, a commemorative glass and a Wine Walk passport encouraging you to visit Downtown businesses. Tickets will not be sold at event. For more information about the event or ticket information, visit
6 p.m., Victory Theatre in Evansville. Tickets are $16 to $46.
This evening will include a full screening of “Napoleon Dynamite” and a moderated discussion with cast members Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico).
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Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Shanklin Theatre at the University of Evansville. Tickets range from $18 to $20.
This Shakespearean play follows a 400-yea-old tale that examines themes central to human nature and our paradoxical relationship to justice and mercy and reveals what happens when sex, religion and politics collide.
7 a.m. to 12 p.m., Evansville riverfront.
This 13.1-mile course highlights Downtown Evansville, local parks and the Pigeon Creek Greenway. Participants can register online at
Noon to 5 p.m., Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave. Tickets range from $7 to $10.
Celebrate Native American arts with song and dance with performance by people of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Mvskoke Creek, Kiowa, Choctaw and Lumbee nations. Artists will be selling a variety of hand-crafted items.
Noon to 10 p.m., Garvin Park in Evansville. Free.
ParksFest is back at Garvin Park with a day filled with music, food trucks, a beer garden, and children’s activities like a petting zoo, hula hoops and a dance party. The festival is focused on bringing the community together and raising awareness for city parks. 
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 101 N Main St. in Princeton, Indiana. Free.
This event will feature more than 70 different vendors, food trucks and organizations.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Islamic Society of Evansville, 4200 Grimm Road in Newburgh.
This annual food festival will feature and delight guests with culinary curiosities from around the world and will have every taste including vegan and vegetarian.
1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free.
This festival is celebrating Evansville’s historic Lincolnshire neighborhood, where patrons will be able to talk around and enjoy live music from different porches. Free yoga will be available from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., followed by live music.
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4 p.m. to 7 p.m., 6100 East Lloyd Expressway in Evansville. Free.
Evansville hosts its first ever electric vehicle cruise-in as part of National Drive Electric Week to showcase some of the best electric vehicles in the city.


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