6 things to do this weekend in Evansville from Alice Cooper to Harlem Globetrotters

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Looking for something to do this weekend in the Tri-State? Check out our list of activities.

Thursday

Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters player Too Tall Hall, who stands 5-foot-2, dunks with the help of his 7-foot-8 teammate, Tiny Sturgess, during a previous game at Ford Center in Evansville.
Harlem Globetrotters player Too Tall Hall, who stands 5-foot-2, dunks with the help of his 7-foot-8 teammate, Tiny Sturgess, during a previous game at Ford Center in Evansville.

7 p.m., Ford Center; Tickets range from $27 to $97.

The Harlem Globetrotters are stopping in Evansville on their "Spread Game" tour full of basketball and full-court fun.

This family-friendly event features a dunk contest, access to the stars and laugh-out-loud humor from crazy hardwood characters.

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Nate Bargatze

7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Old National Events Plaza; Tickets range from $39 to $118.

Comedian Nate Bargatze is stopping in Evansville on his "The Raincheck" tour, where he will be showcasing all-new material.

Friday

13 *Postponed

Promo Poster for "13: The Musical"
Promo Poster for "13: The Musical"

Jan. 28-30, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., Evansville Civic Theatre, 717 N Fulton Ave.

Due to Covid-19, the Jan. 28-30 production of '13' has been postponed to Feb. 5 and 6. All ticket's for this week's performance will be honored at next week's performance.

This musical follows the life of Evan Goldman, a preteen from New York City forced to move to a small Indiana town because of his parents' divorce. The musical shows how Goldman works to make the most of his new life by fitting in and standing out.

Evansville Thunderbolts hockey

7 p.m., Ford Center. Tickets range from $8-$30, and $5 for dogs.

Who let the dogs out? Well this weekend it'll be the Thunderbolts as they take on the Huntsville Havoc.

Come cheer them on for a special Dogs Night Out . Bring your furry friend and enjoy the game with them. Special section for humans and dogs, stocked with bowls and pads. There will be a doggy race on the ice, and a costume contest for dogs. It Takes a Village will be on-site with adoptable pets. For more information about tickets, please call 812-422-BOLT.

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Saturday

Collectors Carnival Antique & Flea Market

7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gibson County Fairgrounds, 709 N Embree St.; Tickets are $5 for early-bird shopping 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., and $2 per person 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come shop from over 100 booths full of vendors selling antiques, collectibles, furniture, home décor, toys and more.

Tuesday

Alice Cooper

Music legend Alice Cooper will perform at the Old National Events Plaza on Feb 1, 2022
Music legend Alice Cooper will perform at the Old National Events Plaza on Feb 1, 2022

8 p.m., Old National Events Plaza. Tickets range from $49 to $250.

Back on the road, Shock Rock pioneers Alice Cooper is stopping Evansville showcasing music from his new album "Detroit Stories," a celebration of the spirit and sound of the golden era of Detroit rock.

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: Evansville things to do: Comedy, hockey and rock

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