Things to do this weekend: November 27 – December 1

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Happy Thanksgiving! After you stuff your plate, check out these great things happening in and around the River City this weekend.

Hadi Shrine Circus

The circus is in town! The annual tradition of the Hadi Shrine Circus continues this weekend with eight shows Thursday through Sunday. If you’ve never been, this might be the one to check out as its called “The Last Great American Circus!”

When: Click here to see the show schedule.
Where: Ford Center | Evansville, IN
How much: Tickets start at $20.

Posted by Hadi Shrine Circus | Evansville, Indiana on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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Ritzys Fantasy of Lights

Open on Thanksgiving night and stays open through New Year’s Day! See the dazzling lights of over 60 displays in Evansville’s Garvin Park. This holiday tradition in the Tri-State raises funds for the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center.

  • Sun-Thurs 5-9 p.m.
  • Fri. & Sat. 5-10 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve 5-10 p.m.
  • Christmas Day 5-10 p.m.

When: Thanksgiving Night – New Year’s Day
Where: Garvin Park| Evansville, IN
How much: Car Passes start at $7. 

Posted by Easterseals Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Shop Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday was created in 2010 and is backed by American Express. Its purpose is to help get more customers through the doors of small businesses. Now, in its tenth year, the day has grown to become a permanent fixture of the holiday shopping weekend.

Many shops in the Tri-State are participating in the shopping event. Check some out below or go to your favorite local shops’ Facebook pages to be sure they are participating in Shop Small Saturday.

Shop Small Business Saturday in the Tri-State on Nov. 30

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3rd Annual Santa's Toys Reindeer Event

See Santa’s very own reindeer at Santa’s Toys in Santa Claus, IN. Santa sent a momma and baby reindeer to meet all the believers attending the event.

When: Saturday, 12-4 p.m.
Where: Santa’s Toys | 3 N. Kringle Place, Santa Claus, IN
How much: Free

Have You Ever Seen a "BABY" Reindeer?Santa's Toys will have a Momma & Baby Reindeer during our 3rd Annual FREE Live Reindeer Event! Soooo Cute!!!

Posted by Santa's TOYS on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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Santa Claus Land of Lights

Make the trip to Santa Claus, IN for the Land of Lights! Follow the story of how Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer learned to fly and then help Santa Christmas Eve! Discount coupons ($4 off per vehicle) are available at participating McDonald’s locations in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. Portions of the proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley in Evansville (RMHC).

When: Saturday, 12-4 p.m.
Where: Santa’s Toys | 3 N. Kringle Place, Santa Claus, IN
How much: Admission is $15 per vehicle (car, pickup, SUV or minivan). 

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Reindeer Experience 2019!

Join the Owensboro Museum of Science and History as they host more of Santa’s reindeer! There will be an adult and baby reindeer there to visit with and take photos.

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science and History | 122 E 2nd St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
How much: $5.00 per person, 2 and under free.

Join us for our 4th Annual Live Reindeer Experience on Saturday, November 30th between the hours of 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m….

Posted by Owensboro Museum of Science and History on Friday, November 22, 2019

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Christmas at Panther Creek

Panther Creek Park is ready for the Holidays! This holiday light show is open daily starting Friday, November 29, 2019 – Thursday, January 2, 2020. Make it extra special and take the wagon ride.

When: Friday, November 29, 2019 – Thursday, January 2, 2020. | 6-9 p.m.
Where: Panther Creek Park | 5160 Wayne Bridge Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
How much: $5 per vehicle

Posted by Daviess County Fiscal Court on Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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The Po' Ramblin' Boys

Get your Bluegrass fix this weekend at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum this weekend.

When: Saturday 7 p.m.
Where: Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum | 311 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
How much: $21

Posted by Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Friday, August 2, 2019

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