This River City Weekend: July 11-14

Plan your weekend with us!

This weekend is packed with some great fun things and some of them are free! We love that. We bet you do, too. Brave the heat and check out these great things happening in and around the River City this weekend!

Source: Wesselman Woods

Bug Fest

Get up close and personal with bugs! Meet some hissing cockroaches, pollinators and other bugs.

When: Saturday | 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Wesselman Woods | 551 N Boeke Rd, Evansville, Indiana 47711
Cost: Free for members | $5 for adults and $3 for kids for non-members

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Photo: Savannah Dixon

Clog the Patoka

Grab your choice of float and get to the Patoka River! Join hundreds of fellow ‘cloggers’ on their journey down the 6.5 mile float. There’s even free camping all weekend!

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When: Saturday 
Where: Patoka River | 201 Mill St, Winslow, IN 47598
Cost: Free!

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Songwriters on the River

Pack a lawn chair and head to Audubon Mill Park for Songwriters on the River. The event is completely free and will feature songwriters Keith Vincent and Scott Lindsey.

When: Saturday | 5-8 pm
Where: Audubon Mill Park | 101 N Water St, Henderson, KY 42420
Cost: Free!

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Franklin St. Bazaar

Wander through vendors, handmade goods and more! As always there will be live music and food trucks.

When: Saturday, June 28, 9 am
Where: Lawn of the West Branch Library | Franklin St., Evansville


Friday after 5

The free summer concert continues in Owensboro!

This week’s lineup:

July 12th / Summer Nights
with German American Bank

Jagoe Homes Patio Stage
6:30pm-10:00pm – Retro Shock

Atmos Energy Courtyard
7:00pm-10: 00 pm – Roy Kyle & The Hot Rod Cruisers

Glenn’s Gospel on the River
7:00pm-9: 00 pm – New Journey Quartet, Still Water Quartet, Deena Ashley, Donnie Dortch
Cannon Hall Doors open at 6 pm

Romain Subaru Overlook
7:00pm-9:00pm – Friends the Band

Party at the Kentucky Legend Pier®
Presented by Ruoff Home Mortgage
8:00pm-11:30pm – THE HIDING

Mitch McConnell Plaza
7:00pm – Musick Studios performance

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Free Movies on the River

Catch a free movie on the river in Owensboro!

When: Sunday | 8:30 – 10:30 pm
Where: RiverPark Center | 101 Daviess St. Owensboro, KY 42303
Cost: Free!