If you’re looking for some fun things that you can do this weekend (most are even family-friendly), look no further! I have compiled a list of ten things that are worth checking out!

The Tri-State Weekend Top Ten give you some insight on what is going on  in the area. Here is the Top Ten for the weekend of September 8th-10th, 2017.

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    Dream Bigger Weekend

    Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

    Price: Free Admission

    This weekend you can get “High in the Sky” for a great cause at Bennett Motors during the Dream Bigger Weekend!

    The 3rd Annual Dream Bigger Weekend is happening this weekend and for a $100 donation, you can sit inside a Corvette that stands 60 feet off the ground at Bennett Motors on Diamond Ave in Evansville! All the money raised will benefit “Cops connecting with Kids” and the Dream Center Media Ministries Food Bank.

    The Newburgh BBQ Coalition will also be selling BBQ ribs, Pulled pork sandwiches and tenderloins all weekend too to raise money!
    Plus the Dream Car museum will be open over the weekend as well!


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    Vanderburgh Humane Society- Cardio For Canines

    Sept. 9, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

    Price: FREE

    Come walk or run with a shelter dog at every Saturday at 8:00 am.  Meet in the VHS rear lobby to pick up a dog and then head to Garvin Park. Participants actually walking the dogs must be 18+, but children & strollers are welcome to tag along.

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    Adventures in Agriculture Kid's Day

    Sep 9, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Price: FREE

    Family oriented event!
    - Birds of Prey demonstration (10:30 am)
    - Story time (12:15 pm)
    - Snake interaction (11:30 am)
    - Craft booths
    - Farm equipment displays
    - Clean water, pollinator habitat, and conservation displays

    Warrick County 4-H Center in Boonville

    133 E Degonia Rd Boonville, IN 47601


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    Family Fun Fair & Cruise In

    Sep 10, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Price: FREE to attend, Cost to purchase items

    Join us for an afternoon of fun for whole family at Holly's House. Activities are free, including a BMX bicycle show, carnival games, face painting, haircuts for kids, and more!. We also have a Cruise-In scheduled for "anything on wheels". There will be many nonprofit organizations available to answer question about their services

    Free food for the kids and reasonably priced food items for adults.


    Holly's House

    750 North Park Drive Evansville, IN 47710



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    Parent's Night Out Fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey Relief

    Sep 9th 7 PM - 11 PM

    Price: $20/person or $40/family

    The Zone has adopted a fellow gym, Woodlands Elite, in Katy, TX to raise funds for 37 families that have lost their homes due to the floods. We are collecting monetary donations as well as gift cards to help the families buy what’s needed to clean up and replace items damaged or destroyed. Drop off your donations at The Zone starting ​now through Saturday, Sept. 9 anytime between 4p – 8p during the week.

    Parent’s Night Out on Saturday, allows parents to drop their kids off at The Zone for a nice little "date night." ALL proceeds from the PNO will be donated to those families

    The Zone

    2800 Lynch Rd in Evansville

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    Holy Name School Fall Festival

    September 8 – September 9 Sep 8 at 5 PM to Sep 9 at 10 PM

    Price: Free Admission, Cost to Purchase Items

    Enjoy the delights of fall at this festival including games, rides, a haunted house, auction, dinners and more!

    Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School
    628 2nd Street Henderson, KY 42420



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    Evansville Museum History Extravaganza

    Sep 10th 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Price:$8 – Youth Not-Yet Members
    $12 – Adult Not-Yet Members
    Free – Museum Members (to receive members price, you will be asked to log in after you place tickets into your cart)

    Evansville Museum will host its initial History Extravaganza. This family-friendly activity will have something for everyone, including hands-on history activities, presentations on local history, booths of local history organizations, historical re-enactors and more.

    Highlights of the day include:

    – Antique Bicycle Exhibition and Demonstrations by the Indiana and Kentucky Chapters of the Wheelmen

    – The Lincoln Boyhood Adventure Mobile Play Area from Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    – Informational Booths and Activities from many Local History Organizations

    -Demonstrations by the Society for Creative Anachronism

    – Speakers on Local History including, Dennis Au on the McCurdy Hotel, Harold Morgan on local transportation history, Stan Schmitt on the 1947 Evansville Centennial Parade with historic film footage in cooperation with the Vanderburgh County Historical Society and Joe Engler on the growth of schools in Evansville



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    Doggie Cafe featuring The Oink BBQ at It Takes a Village No-Kill Rescue

    Sep 9th 11 AM - 3 PM

    Price: FREE to attend, cost to purchase items

    Evansville's first Doggie Cafe is back by popular demand!! As a bonus this month we are featuring smoked BBQ by The Oink! We will have tables set up for an outdoor cafe! We will be serving BBQ ribs, sandwiches and chicken for purchase at a reasonable price. The outdoor cafe offers visitors a place to come to love on adorable, adoptable dogs of many varieties while enjoying food and drinks. You do not have to be looking to adopt to come by, just stop in and love on our adoptable dogs and get some great BBQ. Of course, we always hope there is a “love connection” for people looking to adopt. So, come out for our Doggie Cafe and support the homeless dogs of ITV!

    We are offering pre-orders on BBQ items. Items can be picked up on September 9 between 11 am and 3 pm.




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    Toddler Time at Sky Zone


    Price: $10.00 (one toddler and one parent)

    Let your little ones burn off some of that energy at Sky Zone in Evansville. The kiddos will be bouncing under the supervision of their parents, and without interference from the big kids.

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    Trucks 4 Kids Weekend at the Gibson County Fairgrounds

    Sep 8th-10th

    Price Adult $10 7-13 $5 6 & under Free

    Activities all Weekend for the Whole Family

    Friday September 8th Gates open @ 7pm
    Admission $5 a carload
    8pm – 11pm BenefitConcert Featuring - Starbound @Pavillion

    Saturday September 9th Gates open @ 10am
    Admission Adult $10 7-13 $5 6 & under Free
    Cruise in Registration 10am-1pm Awards at 4pm
    Flea market/Vendors 10am -9pm
    Power Wheel Obstacle Course 10am – 6pm
    Blood Drive 1pm - 6pm
    Cake Walks 12pm 3pm 5pm
    Kale Shelton 11:30am – 1:30pm Bloodlines 2pm – 4pm
    Acoustic 5pm - 7pm
    Monster Trucks on Display 2pm-4pm Pit Party 6:30pm Show 7:30pm
    All Day 10am–9pm Kids Games, Face Painting, Inflatables, Food, and More

    Sunday September 10th Gates open @ 10am
    Admission Adult $10 7-13 $5 6 & under Free
    Flea market/Vendors 10am -4pm
    Power Wheel Obstacle Course 10am – 2pm
    GNR Entertainment 11am – 4pm
    Cake Walks 1pm 3pm
    Off Road Obstacle Course 12pm
    ATV Mud Drags 12pm
    Mud Drags 2pm
    All Day 10am–4pm Kids Games, Face Painting, Inflatables, Food, and More


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