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Six Events For You To Enjoy This Weekend

There is so much to do this weekend in Evansville! I have made a list of events for you and your family to enjoy! 

Mark Bennington (image provided)
Mark Bennington (image provided)

What: “Hamlet”
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and April 12-15, and 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Shanklin Theatre, Hyde Hall at the University of Evansville, 1800 Lincoln Ave., Evansville.
Tickets: $15 for adults, $13 for senior citizens, UE faculty and non-UE students and free for UE students.

Also, there will be a one-day photo installation at the Melvin Peterson gallery on campus from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will feature production photos from Shanklin productions over the years.



What: The Heritage Federal Credit Union 70th Home Show
Where: Old National Events Plaza, is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

In addition to the 175 local vendors attending the Home Show, there will be special guest appearances by Alana and Lex LeBlanc, from the HGTV series, “Listed Sisters” and Jason Cameron, host of “Man Caves,” “Sledgehammer” and “Desperate Landscapes” on the DIY network.


What: The Autism Evansville Walk & 5K
When and Where9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Warrick County 4H Center.





The event is both a way to raise funds and awareness about autism hosted by Autism Evansville.



What: Maple Sugarbush Festival and Pancake Breakfast
When: Saturday, April 8 to Sunday, April 97 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, 551 N. Boeke Road, Evansville, IN 47711

Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children 3-12. Children under 2 are free and there will be a $1 per person discount for Wesselman Nature Society members.


What: Ginkgoa, a French/American Pop Electro-swing band founded in Paris, will close New Harmony’s Under the Beams Concert series in its 17th year.
When: 7:30 Saturday
Where: Murphy Auditorium.

Tickets are still available and can be purchased online by visiting or calling the box office at 812-682-3128.

Ginkgoa features Nicolle Rochelle of New York and Antoine Chatenet of Paris. The duo creates songs with French and American vibes and features time periods that are crossed with inspirations from pop music, old New York and a mix of Electro beats.

Evansville Philharmonic Theatre (image provided)
Evansville Philharmonic Theatre (image provided)

What: Patriotic Pops, featuring guest conductor Carl Topilow
When: 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: The Victory
Tickets: Tickets start at $25. To order, go online at or call the Philharmonic Box Office at 812-425-5050. Tickets can also be purchased at the Victory Theatre box office two hours prior to each concert. Student Rush tickets can be purchased for $10 at the Sixth Street entrance with a valid student ID or with a parent, one hour before each concert. Members of club2030 can purchase a two ticket maximum for $15, online only, before 1 p.m. Sunday. See the website for more details.

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