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 August 25th-27th, 2017.

  • Carson's Brewery Official Facebook Page
    Carson's Brewery Official Facebook Page

    Block Party at Carson’s Brewery to Raise Money for Wesselman Nature Society

    Friday at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Price: Free Admission

    It’s a fun, family friendly event at Carson’s Brewery. There will be food trucks, giant jenga, sign ups for a trip to Panama City Beach, live music, and Wesselman Nature Society will be there with some cool animals for you to see, and with some fun facts about animals!

    10% of Carson’s sales from 6-8PM will be going to Wesselman Nature Society so they can continue the great work they do in the community!
    Carson’s Brewery is located at 2404 Lynch Road in Evansville.


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    Vanderburgh Humane Society- Cardio For Canines

    Aug 26, 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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    Courtesy of frogfollies.org

    43rd Annual Frog Follies

    Aug 25-27th 8AM-4PM

    Price: $5 per person, children 12 and under are FREE

    The annual street rod show in Evansville that is fun for the whole family with games, activities, and dances during the weekend


    Vanderburgh County 4-H Center in Evansville

    201 E. Boonville New Harmony Road Evansville, IN 47725

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    (Google Maps)

    Franklin Street Bazaar

    Aug 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Price: FREE to attend, Cost to purchase items

    Big Ninja Delight will be performing at the Franklin St Bazaar!

    This is the 4th season with over 70 vendors offering producer direct goods, fresh locally grown: produce,meat,eggs, dairy, wine, art, specialty crafted items, homemade baked goods, fresh roasted coffee, hot food and so much more!

    Each Saturday June 16th-September 17th, join us on
    Franklin Street for Fresh Food, Art, Yoga, Music, and Community.


    West Branch Library in Evansville

    2000 W. Franklin Street Evansville, IN 47714


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    Facebook/ Ellis Park

    Ellis Park Weiner Dog Races

    Aug 26, 2017 12:50 PM - 6:00 PM

    Price: FREE Admission

    It's the championship event for this year's Weiner Dog Races at Ellis Park! Plus you can enjoy the horse racing events as well! It's sure to be a blast!

    Ellis Park in Henderson

    3300 US Highway 41 N Evansville, IN 42420
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    (106-1 KISS-FM)

    Future Veterinarian Day at CMOE!

    Aug 26, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Price: 18 Months and over - $8, Members are Free. ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT (18 or older).

    What does it en-“tail” to be a responsible pet owner? Do you have what it takes to be a vet? Future Vet Day will
    unleash the joys of being a pet owner but also teach about the responsibilities that come with being one.

    The Children's Museum of Evansville (cMoe)

    22 SE 5th St Evansville, IN 47708


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    Ryan O'Bryan

    Evansville Museum Geek & Comic Con

    Aug 26, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 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)

    Mark your calendars, grab your favorite superhero t-shirt, and get ready for the Evansville Museum’s first Geek and Comic Con. EMGCC 2017 will be a celebration of the art, history and science of sci-fi, geek culture, and the art of comics.

    This family-friendly event will be perfect for comic-con enthusiasts as well as first-timers to the convention scene. Expect special guests, fun and informative panels, hands-on workshops, activities, a costume contest, an artist alley and much, much more!


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    Friday After 5

    August 25th after 5 PM Owensboro River Center

    Price: FREE

    Friday After 5 in Downtown Owensboro is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday with entertainment for everyone in the family!

    Kentucky Wesleyan College matriculates “V-Groove”, “Deuce ‘n Quarter” on the Don Moore Party on the Pier, Chris Joslin in the Atmos Energy Courtyard, new talent on the Cromwell Radio New Sound Overlook, Glenn’s Gospel on the River in Cannon Hall and a salute to KWC at the Kroger Street Fair. For details click on the event name above!


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    (Google Maps)

    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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    Relay Revue/Facebook

    1st Annual Relay Revue: Evening of Entertainment to Fight Cancer

    August 26th 6-9 PM

    Price: Two ticket options are available, show only for $15 or show including dinner for $35.

    Relay For Life of Gibson County is excited to announce The 1st Annual Relay Revue: An Evening of Entertainment to Fight Cancer at the Princeton Theatre And Community Center on Saturday, August 26 at 6:00 pm. The Revue will feature more than fifteen local performance artists including musicians, bands, vocals, improv, stand up, a short film, monologue and more.
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    Two ticket options are available, show only for $15 or show including dinner for $35. The catered dinner menu is roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, roll, fruit cobbler and drink.
    Dinner tickets must be purchased by August 17.
    Doors open at 6 p.m, dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the performance at 7.
    All proceeds donated to the Relay for Life of Gibson County/ American Cancer Society.
    For more info contact Ryan at 812 475-9486 or ryan.bixler-rigg@cancer.org


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