Young and old alike can enjoy the weekend leading into the annual Fall Festival by checking out any number of the following events:

Discover DaVinci and Michaelangelo: Side by Side
When: October 3, 2014
Where:  Victory Theatre, 600 Main Street, Evansville, IN, 47708
What: Mark Rodgers—Curator of the DaVinci Machines and Michelangelo Exhibitions at the permanent Museum of Leonardo DaVinci in Florence, Italy, will present of Discover DaVinci & Michelangelo: Side by Side. This Indiana debut of this program will take guests on a journey through the Italian Renaissance as seen through the eyes of these two monumental geniuses.

KIST Tribute to KISS
When: October 3, 2014
Where: Boogie Nights, 701 A NW Riverside Drive, Evansville , IN, 47708
What: To celebrate their one year anniversary, Boogie Night’s is featuring Legends of Rock: KIST, a tribute to KISS.

Third Annual Bosse Field Classic Car Show
When: October 3 - 5, 2014
Where: Bosse Field, 23 Don Mattingly Way, Evansville, IN, 47711 Website
What: The third annual Bosse Field Classic Car Show will feature automobiles of all vintages!

SMILE on Down Syndrome SMILE Mile Buddy Walk
When: October 4, 2014, 9am-12 noon
Where: Vanderburgh 4H Center
What: The 13th annual SMILE on Down Syndrome SMILE Mile Buddy Walk will be a morning of festivities, food, and fun. Open to the public, the event will include a one mile Down syndrome advocacy walk, a new children’s area, and a talent show and entertainment. For more information visit:  or

10th Annual Evansville Half Marathon
When: October 4, 2014
Where: Riverfront/Dress Plaza, Downtown Evansville, Evansville, IN, 47708
What: 13.1 miles of fun through some of the city’s featured and most beautiful areas.

Blood Moon Run
When: October 4, 2014
Where: Burdette Park, Aquatic Center and BMX track, 5301 Nurrenburn Rd, Evansville, IN, 47712
What: The Blood Moon Run is the 1st annual nighttime trail/road run taking place at Burdette Park in Evansville, IN on October 4, 2014. The run is a 5k or 3.1 mile race that will be computer timed.
Rocky Horror Picture Show
When: October 4, 2014
Where: Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust St., Evansville, IN, 47713
What: Come up to the lab and see what's on the slab! Everyone's favorite sci-fit gender-bending camp classic comes to the Old National Events Plaza for one night only! Buy a prop bag or bring your own! Costume contest too.

An Evening of Comedy to Benefit TOUCH, INC.
When: October 5, 2014
Where: William Henry Harrison High School, 211 Fielding Rd Evansville, IN, Evansville, 47715
What: Enjoy an evening of clean comedy for a great cause! Local nonprofit TOUCH, INC.  provides non-medical financial assistance to cancer patients in the form of transportation, out-of-pocket expenses, utility bills, childcare and rent/mortgage for up to twelve months. ALL PROCEEDS benefit TOUCH, INC.
Information compiled with the help of the Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau website:

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