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April 2024 e-vents

Get ready to eclipse your expectations this April because we've got a lineup that's out of this world! 

 From the celestial spectacle of a solar eclipse to the harmonious crescendos of the Evansville Philharmonic, and the earth-shaking excitement of Monster Jam, this month promises to be nothing short of astronomical. Buckle up, folks, because we're about to embark on an adventure filled with thrills, chills, and everything in between!

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April 6, 2024

Louis Armstrong & Friends with Evansville Philharmonic 

The great Louis Armstrong collaborated with virtually every major musical star of the 20th century, including Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and many others. With that endearing Satchmo spirit and one-of-a-kind charisma, vocalists Byron Stripling and Carmen Bradford perform famous classics from the Great American Songbook and recreate the magical moments of the greatest legend of jazz.


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April 7, 2024 

Breaking Barriers: An Astronaut's Inspiring & Winding Road to Space 

Joan Higginbotham will take the stage at the Screaming Eagles Arena at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 7, for her presentation, “Breaking Barriers: An Astronaut’s Inspiring & Winding Road to Space,” followed by a moderated Q&A. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Higginbotham’s presentation will take the audience aboard her STS-116 space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) and will explore how preparation, passion and perseverance were key to her successful voyage into space. She will also reveal lessons learned along her inspiring journey.

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April 8, 2024 

Solar Eclipse in the Evansville Region

Don’t Miss These Local Evansville Region Eclipse Events!
A once-in-a-lifetime event like the 2024 eclipse is meant to be celebrated. It’s time to put your phones on do-not-disturb, grab some snacks, and don your eclipse glasses. Whether you’re in town or on the river, here are some of the best local events celebrating the total solar eclipse.

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April 13-14, 2024 

Evansville Home Show 

Mark your calendar for the 76th annual Evansville Home Show. Don’t miss this year’s show complete with expert advice, family fun, and vendors ready to make your house truly become a home! Admission is free!

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April 18, 2024

EVSC Festival of Nations

The Festival is an international celebration showcasing Evansville’s diversity. It brings together families, community leaders, organizations, and businesses who are interested in networking and fostering collaborative relationships in support of Evansville’s growing international population. EVSC alone boasts more than 1500 multilingual learners who speak over 40 languages. The tri-state region boasts members from diverse backgrounds, including Haiti, the Marshall Islands, Latin America, India, and Africa, to name a few.

Admission free 

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April 21, 2024

Spring Urban Hikes in Parks 

Go take a hike! Be a part of active Evansville! Join us for a series of spring hikes, enjoying local trails in city parks!

The Trailblazer Urban Hike Series is designed to encourage community members to participate in outdoor physical activities year-round and are family and pet-friendly. Urban hikes will be held on a different trail, or within a city park.

Hikes are free and everyone is welcome! See meetup details below, or visit walkbikeevv.org/activities.

Interested in leading an Urban Hike? Contact McKenzie at mmay@walkbikeevv.org.

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April 25, 2024

Free Film Screening of Matter of Mind: My Parkinson's

A mother, an optician, and a cartoonist each navigate their lives with determination in the face of Parkinson’s disease.

Event Details: Film Screening is FREE and hosted by WNIN Tri-State Public Media. Reservation is required. Seating is limited. For wheelchair reservation, please contact Jennifer Evans at 812-423-2973 ext. 310 or jevans@wnin.org. A post-screening audience discussion will take place after each screening and will include speakers from PDEVV Hub and YMCA Rock Steady Boxing.

Screening Date & Times: Thursday, April 25, 2024 2:00PM (Matinee) or 5:30PM (Evening)

Location: WNIN Tri-State Public Media Center & ON Public Theatre

Two Main Street

Evansville, IN 47708

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April 27-28, 2024

Monster Jam

Enjoy big-time family fun at Monster Jam®, where the worlds best drivers and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in intense competitions of speed and skill. Witness crazy skills and all-out racing in fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship. You will be close to the action as the worlds most popular trucks like Grave Digger®, El Toro Loco®, Megalodon® and more push the limits in Freestyle, Skills, Donut and Racing competitions. Monster Jam also features breathtaking Freestyle Motocross exhibitions. Make memories to last a lifetime. Monster Jam. As Big As It Gets!

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