Here are 14 things to do this weekend in the Evansville area

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our list of activities happening in the Evansville area.

Thursday

UE Theatre: Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Thursday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.; Shanklin Theatre, 1800 Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for seniors, UE employees, and non-UE students.

UE Theatre presents a story that centers on four alumni of a conservative college whose reunions spiral into chaos over spirituality, politics and the desire to be understood.

USI Theatre: Twelfth Night

Thursday to Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. USI Performance Center, 8600 University Blvd. Tickets range from $2 to $12.

USI Theatre presents Shakespeare’s romantic comedy "Twelfth Night," a play that follows the story of twins Viola and Sebastian and their journey.

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My Name is NOT Mom

7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Old National Events Plaza. Tickets range from $35 to $128.

Comedy trio Tiffany Jenkins, Meredith Masony and Dena Blizzard, take audiences on a hilarious journey through their takes on motherhood from sleepless nights with toddlers to dealing with high schoolers. This event features stand-up comedy, storytelling and videos with up close audience interactions, as well.

Friday

Earth Day at Howell Wetlands

Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Howell Wetlands, 1400 S. Tekoppel Ave. Free.

To celebrate Earth Day, Wesselman Woods is hosting a family-friendly event that has activities such as macroinvertebrate fishing, guided hikes, animal encounters and special community quests. Local food trucks will be on site selling food and drinks.

Spring Wine Walk

5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Main Street. Attendees must be 21 or older. Pre-sale tickets are $15 to $25 and $20 to $30 at the event.

Sip and stroll down Main Street while enjoying wine from Oliver Winery, entertainment from local musicians and more. Tickets include samples and a commemorative tumbler.

Saturday

Angel Mounds' Spring Farm Fest

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave. Tickets range from $5 to $8.

This two-day event celebrates and honors Indiana’s rich farming history. Experiences include learning how to make popcorn over a fire, tasting homemade butter, demonstrations of blacksmithing and engines and more.

Party for the Planet

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mesker Park Zoo. Included in general admission fee.

Mesker Park Zoo is honoring Earth Day with live music, community vendors, lawn games, art contests, and animal encounters. This year's theme is “Spring into Action!” with a focus on saving the planet through simple, meaningful daily actions.

Spring YART 2022

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Angel Mounds.

An all-local fine-art sale with nothing priced more than $50, with local artists from around the city.

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Super Saturday: Artspocalypse

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science. Free.

A day full of fun, hands-on art activities for artists of all ages and abilities. Attendees will be able to create homemade, mess-free tie-dye, paint with fabric and experience creating their own cave art by candlelight. Museum volunteer and Apache tribe member Stephanie McConnell will demonstrate a Native American beading technique.

Monster Jam's Grave Digger monster truck
Monster Jam's Grave Digger monster truck

Monster Jam

Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Ford Center. Tickets range from $22 to $58.

Monster Jam is an action-packed motorsport with world-class drivers locked in intense competitions of speed and skill.

Ron White

8 p.m., Victory Theatre. Tickets range from $45 to $198.

Grammy-nominated comedian Ron White is stopping in Evansville for a night of mature comedy, cigars and a drink of scotch.

Sunday

2022 Habitat Cruise-in

3 p.m. to 6 p.m., 560 E. Diamond Ave. Car registration is $10.

Habitat for Humanity presents the second Habitat Cruise-In for car aficionados across the city. Enjoy viewing cars, listening to live music and learning more about the organization's mission.

EPO Spring Choral Concert

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 5130 Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $20.

A one-hour varied program of choral repertoire covers the style and periods of music, including Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria," Susan LaBarr’s “The Riverm" and more.

Newsboys: Stand Together Tour

7 p..m to 10 p.m., Old National Events Plaza. Tickets range $13 to $78.

Newsboys will be joined by Danny Gokey and Mac Powell for a night of shared purpose and worship.

Rayonna Burton-Jernigan covers diversity and culture-related topics and can be contacted at rbj@courierpress.com or (812) 454-1765.

This article originally appeared on Evansville Courier & Press: Earth Day: What to do in Evansville area this weekend