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5 fun things to do this weekend around the River City

Here's five fun things to do this weekend around the River City:

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1. Kenny Kent Lexus Wine & Jazz Festival

Come for a night of smooth jazz, wine and food from only local, Indiana sources. Thirteen wineries, 14 restaurants and 12 musical groups will be at the event. Wine tasting is free with admission and bottles will be available for purchase. Expect to dish out about $5 for food.

Tickets cost $25 online and $30 at the gate.   Click here to purchase tickets online.

Where: Civic Center Plaza & Old National Events Plaza

When: Saturday, September 15, 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.

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2. Visit Splashin' Safari on its last day of the season

There’s only one more day to float in the lazy river or bob around the wave pool. Saturday, September 15 is the last day Splashin’ Safari will be open for the 2018 season.

Holiday World will remain open during their Happy Halloween Weekends scheduled for September 22 – October 28.

Where: Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari | 452 E. Christmas Blvd., Santa Claus IN 47579

When: Saturday, September 15, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

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3. 36th Annual Kunsfest | German Festival & Artisan Fair

Get a brain sandwich at the 36th Annual Kunsfest, German Festival & Artisan Fair. Discover old, lost arts and music from the 1860s and 1870s in streets decorated with black, red and gold. Wander around over 200 vendors offering everything from antiques, collectibles and locally made ornaments to hot tamales, pork chops, brain sandwiches and more.

Kids will paint pumpkins, enjoy face painting and other activities.

Where: Downtown New Harmony, IN 47631

When: Saturday, September 15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 16, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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4. 9th Annual Block Bash

Take home a freshly carved masterpiece from the 9th annual Block Bash in French Lick, IN. Live carving will take place both days. Expect wood carving competitions, auctions, live music, food, an artist marketplace and kids activities.

A beer and wine garden will also be available.

Where: Bear Hollow | 469 S Maple St., French Lick, IN 47432

When: Saturday, September 15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 16, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

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5. Franklin Street Bazaar

This Saturday will be the second to last Franklin St. Bazaar. The event brings together local farmers, artisans, crafters, food and live music.

Where: Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library | 2000 W Franklin St., Evansville, IN

When: Saturday, September 15, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

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