Here are 9 things to do this Father's Day weekend around the River City:
2. Franklin Street Bazaar
The first Franklin Street Bazaar of the season takes place this weekend. Vendors will have food, desserts, drinks, and more. There will also be food trucks along the street.
Where: Franklin Street | 2000 W Franklin St, Evansville, IN 47712
When: Saturday, June 16, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
4. Bowling for Rhinos
The zookeepers and staff of Mesker Park Zoo are raising money for rhino habitat conservation with a night of bowling. In addition to bowling there will also be a silent auction.
Where: River City Recreation | 1050 South Weinbach Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714
When: Friday, June 15, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5. WWE NXT
NXT Champion Aleister Black, NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Bazler, NXT Tag Team Champions Roderick Strong and Kyle O’Reilly and more will be in Evansville for a live event.
Where: Old National Events Plaza’s Exhibit Hall | 715 Locust St, Evansville, IN 47708
When: Friday, June 15, doors open at 6:00 pm
6. Annual Kids Fishing Derby
The 12th Annual Fishing Derby gives kids ages 5-16 a chance to show off their fishing skills. There will be prizes for biggest fish, smallest fish, and most caught.
Where: John James Audubon State Park | 3100 US Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420
When: Saturday, June 16, 7:30 am – 10:30 am
7. EVPL Animal Tales
Kids can learn more about animals and the unique sounds used to communicate and survive in the wild through the Animal Tales program. Participants will also get the chance to get up-close and personal with the animals.
– 12:00 to 1:00 pm at EVPL McCollough
– 2:00 to 3:00 pm at EVPL Central
– 4:00 to 5:00 pm at EVPL Oaklyn
Where: Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
When: Saturday, June 16