Saturday, March 07 2009
Here we have a list of some scheduled events in and around Evansville. We wish you all a nice weekend.
— Sugar maple trees at Wesselman Woods (off Boeke Road north of Roberts Stadium) are producing the sticky stuff for all-you-can-eat flapjacks which will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Visitors to the Maple Sugarbush Festival can watch the boiling and evaporating process and be entertained by live dulcimer music. Admission $7 for adults, $4 for youths over age 3.
— Fans of antiques will be at The Centre this weekend for the Evansville Antique Show featuring 40 vendors of items dating from the 1960s and before; $3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, $5 to attend the preview at 8 a.m. Saturday.
— Author Patricia MacLachlan (“Sarah Plain and Tall”) will speak at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Central Library, 200 SE King Blvd.
— Guns and Hoses, a charity boxing match pitting members of Evansville’s police and fire departments, begins at 7 p.m. at Roberts Stadium ($12 to $22 for adults, $2 for children).
— At the SportsCenter near Parrish and Hickman avenues in Owensboro, Ky., the Kentucky Bisons battle the Knoxville (Tenn.) Thunderbolts at 7 p.m. in minor league pro basketball action. Call (270) 782-7556.
— British poet Byran Owen is featured during a Poetry Reading and Workshop at 2 p.m. at Central Library’s Browning Events Room.