Family Events


Fri, 11/04/2011 - 10:30am - 5:00pm

John James Audubon State Park, 3100 U.S. Hwy. 41 N., Henderson, Ky.

Just in time for Thanksgiving festivities is this creative art workshop for toddlers ages 3-5. The workshop focuses on “Turkey Day”-themed artwork and requires a bit of a mess — dress accordingly. 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required. $5.

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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Outside of Hyde Hall, University of Evansville, 1800 Lincoln Ave.

For one day each year, the smell of chili wafts through the air on the University of Evansville campus, and rows of colorful bowls wait to be filled. Select your ceramic masterpiece (made by UE art students), eat the chili for lunch, and keep the bowl. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $7 for first bowl; $10 for each additional bowl (limit 5).

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Harvest Festival & Hayrides

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 5:00pm - Sat, 10/22/2011 - 9:00am

Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, 551 N. Boeke Road in EVansville


At the two-day, family-oriented Harvest Festival & Hayrides, horse-drawn hayrides escort visitors through Wesselman Park. There, they'll learn not only about how nature prepares for the cold weather but also the preserve’s inhabitants, including raptors and reptiles. 5-9 p.m. $7 per person, $25 per family (maximum of five), free for children 3 and under.

For more info call 812-479-0771


Boo at the Zoo

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 5:00pm - Mon, 10/31/2011 - 11:59pm

Mesker Park Zoo, 1545 Mesker Park Drive in Evansville


To celebrate the Halloween season, Boo at the Zoo adds a slight spook to the normal zoo tours by offering treat stations, games, crafts, and a haunted tram ride for guests who dare to have fun with a little fright. Oct. 21-23, 28-30. 5-8 p.m. $5 for members; $6 for non-members. Children one and under free.

For more info:812-435-6143 or


Family Fun Fest

Sat, 09/10/2011 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Methodist Temple, 2109 Lincoln Ave Evansville


Filled with giant inflatables, a movie with popcorn, food, and games, everyone’s invited to this community festival down the block from the University of Evansville.

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Downtown Farmers' Market

Fri, 09/09/2011 - 8:00am - Fri, 10/07/2011 - 2:00pm

Second and Sycamore Streets. Evansville, IN

For soulful yet healthful cooking, Downtown Evansville offers this farmers’ market each Friday filled with fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers.


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Evansville Otters!

Tue, 08/30/2011 - 6:35pm - Wed, 08/31/2011 - 6:35pm

Historic Bosse Field Evansville

1701 North Main Street

Check out the Evansville Otters take on the Normal CornBelters

Public Star Watch

Sat, 11/13/2010 - 6:30pm

Wahnsiedler Observatory in Lynnville Park, Lynnville, Indiana

The Event will begin with a short presentation on astronomy followed by stargazing through the club's telescopes, weather permitting.

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