2015 Expressway Jeep Jubilee

As a new Jeep owner, I’ve been looking for local events to take part in. Saturday October 3rd, 2015 there was a Jeep Jubilee at the Expressway dealership in Mt. Vernon, IN. I was able to attend, but was not in a position to be a part of the show. This didn’t stop me from taking some pictures of the many Jeeps that showed up!

As a new Jeep owner, I've been looking for local events to take part in. Saturday October 3rd, 2015 there was a Jeep Jubilee at the Expressway dealership in Mt. Vernon, IN. I was able to attend, but was not in a position to be a part of the show. This didn't stop me from taking some pictures of the many Jeeps that showed up!

I'd also like to mention the amazing Evansville Jeep club, Evansville Area Jeepers. This club showed up in full force, with a huge convoy rolling in from Evansville. Evansville Area Jeepers or EAJ, support the local community by taking part in fund raising events. The club helps with Toys for Tots and has a capable Crisis Response Team. If you are looking for a family friendly Jeep club and wonderful people to share Jeep stories with, be sure to check out EAJ at EVVJeep.com.

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Peace Zone Arts and Crafts Show 2015

Peace Zone is a fantastic local organization, focused on helping anyone in the Evansville area with mental health problems. While they are not a clinic, they are a peer-run recovery center, focused on providing comfort to those in need. It’s members are able to provide hollistic, recovery-oriented programming to anyone in the Evansville community.

The 3 Goals of Peace Zone in Evansville, Indiana

1. To provide a welcoming community of peers where members can find support to help them in their journey of mental health recovery.

2. To empower members to participate in skill-building, recreational, and holistic recovery programs.

3. To decrease stigma in the community by educating the public about mental health issues.

Peace Zone is a fantastic local organization, focused on helping anyone in the Evansville area with mental health problems.  While they are not a clinic, they are a peer-run recovery center, focused on providing comfort to those in need.  It's members are able to provide hollistic, recovery-oriented programming to anyone in the Evansville community.

clinic photoThe 3 Goals of Peace Zone in Evansville, Indiana

1.     To provide a welcoming community of peers where members can find support to help them in their journey of mental health recovery.

2.     To empower members to participate in skill-building, recreational, and holistic recovery programs.

3.     To decrease stigma in the community by educating the public about mental health issues.

Event Details

PEACE Zone's 2nd Annual Arts & Crafts Show will be on Saturday, March 28 from 9 am - 3 pm.

Location: 410 Mulberry Street (corner of 4th & Mulberry)

$1 admission, children 12 and under free

27+ exhibitors and a silent auction

- fine art
- jewelry
- hand painted silk
- beeswax lip balm, lotion, and bars
- and more!

Concessions available

Proceeds from booth space, admission fee, and concessions will benefit PEACE Zone and its mission of promoting mental health wellness and recovery.

Exhibitor application available at www.peaceevansville.org/artscraftsshow

Icemen Gets Senator Affiliation

It’s official, the Evansville Icemen have secured a deal with the Ottawa Senators for the upcoming hockey season. In previous seasons the Icemen were the farm for the Blues and Predators, but starting the 2014 Season will feature talent from Ottawa.

Part of this new affiliate may be in part due to the new Icemen head coach Dwight Mullins. Dwight was the coach for the Elmira Jackals, which was a farm for the Senators as well.

hockey photoWhat’s most exciting for this Evansvillian is the prospect of the Ford Center hosting an NHL Exhibition Game. The Icemen owner had this to say; “I told them I wanted to do an exhibition game with the Senators and maybe the Blues, maybe the Predators, or the Blackhawks at the Ford Center.”

It's official, the Evansville Icemen have secured a deal with the Ottawa Senators for the upcoming hockey season.  In previous seasons the Icemen were the farm for the Blues and Predators, but starting the 2014 Season will feature talent from Ottawa.

Part of this new affiliate may be in part due to the new Icemen head coach Dwight Mullins.  Dwight was the coach for the Elmira Jackals, which was a farm for the Senators as well.

What's most exciting for this Evansvillian is the prospect of the Ford Center hosting an NHL Exhibition Game.  The Icemen owner had this to say; "I told them I wanted to do an exhibition game with the Senators and maybe the Blues, maybe the Predators, or the Blackhawks at the Ford Center."

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Frog Follies 2014 Pictures

Pictures from the 2014 Frog Follies. This was the 40th anniversary of the antique car show event, which is the biggest and best pre-49 car show in the United States.

Was miserably hot today, August 23rd, 2014 at the Vanderburgh County 4H Fair Grounds for the 40th Anniversary of the Frog Follies.  This event is the biggest and best pre 1949 automotive show in the United States and it's easy to see why.  There was hardly any space not covered by antique cars and all the buildings were full of vendors.  Even the fields were covered by swap events and vendors slinging any product remotely related to automotive.

The Frog Follies have become an annual event for father daughter time in the Davidson house hold.  My 6 year old was just as excited to see all of the cars as I was, even tolerating my endless scanning of booths for a good deal.

Evansville does an amazing job at hosting this event and accommodating all the extra people inside the city.  During my time, there were hardly any traffic jams, as 41 and Booneville-New Harmony road were clear and lines of cars were in constant motion.  Furthermore, inside the fair grounds there were plenty of helpers parking cars, directing traffic, and watching out for walkers to and from the event.

As usual, I plan on attending again next year.  Although, I'd like to order a little bit cooler weather please.

For the entire 2014 Frog Follies picture album, please visit the Evansville Blog Flickr page for all 75 photos. Click Here - 2014 Frog Follies Flickr Album

When Is Frog Follies 2014?

The immensely popular event, Frog Follies, which features antique cars and hot rods is coming back to on Evansville on August 22, 23, and 24th. This event takes up the entirety of the Vanderburgh County 4H Fair Grounds, showing off cars, fun events, and trade. It’s an event that I try to take in every year and one that my daughter has even started looking forward to.

The immensely popular event, Frog Follies, which features antique cars and hot rods is coming back to on Evansville on August 22, 23, and 24th.  This event takes up the entirety of the Vanderburgh County 4H Fair Grounds, showing off cars, fun events, and trade.  It's an event that I try to take in every year and one that my daughter has even started looking forward to.

Frog Follies will be celebrating it's 40th Anniversary in 2014, so expect many special events.  Like previous years, the Frog Follies are appropriate for the entire family!  So, weather permitting, bring the kids young and old.

Below are some pictures I took from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Frog Follies.

View more of the Evansville Blog Frog Follies picture album on Flickr.