Evansville will have a celebration Friday and Saturday in downtown to mark the opening of its Main Street makeover and the beginning of the holiday season.
3 p.m. Ribbon cutting and cake, sponsored by city of Evansville
3 p.m. Evansville Community School District’s marching band
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Treats and historical tour at Eager Free Public Library
4 to 7 p.m. Carriage rides, sponsored by Evansville Chamber of Commerce
4:30 p.m. Third- and fourth-grade drum and xylophone ensemble at Eager Building
6 p.m. Kris Adams performs Indie, folk and folk rock at Real Coffee, sponsored by Evansville Community Partnership
10 a.m. to noon Santa arrives on fire truck at Grange Mall, sponsored by Chamber of Commerce
10 a.m. Kids’ activities at the old Dollar Land, 26 W. Main St.
1 p.m. Band “Undercover” performs at the Eager Building. Part of East Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic to allow people to carryout beer or wine from local businesses to visit other businesses and to listen to bands. Sponsored by Evansville Community Partnership.
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. School choir carols along Main Street and at local businesses.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. “The Blue Olives” perform at the Eager Building, sponsored by Evansville Community Partnership.
7 p.m. East Main Street reopens to vehicle traffic.
8 p.m. at La Trattoria, 1 W. Main Street, band “Saboroso” playing scola de samba or School of Samba.