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May Events:

Event Name:
Bring the Derby Home
Start Date:
May 02, 2015
End Date:
May 02, 2015
Start Time:
End Time:
Type:
Adult
Host:
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
Yes
Location:
Ellis Park Racecourse
Description:

Our private tent at Ellis Park sits on a premier location next to the track, providing an exclusive view of the turf. We offer a smoke-free experience and luxury private restrooms for our guests, as well as our own designated parking area adjacent to our tent.

Cash Bar

Live Wagering

Buffet Luncheon

Ladies' Hat Contest

Men's Crazy Sock Contest

Silent and Live Auctions

*Classic Derby Attire Requested*

Reservations are Requested by April 30

Call 812-426-1871 to make arrangements

 


Event Name:
Wine Down to the Weekend
Start Date:
May 07, 2015
End Date:
May 07, 2015
Start Time:
End Time:
Type:
All guests must be over the age of 21
Host:
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
No Admission
Location:
Reitz Home Carriage House
Description:

Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer and complimentary hors d' oeuvres in the unique and historic setting of our garden, veranda, and carriage house.  We serve from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and feature a variety of live entertainment.  No admission or reservation required.  All guests must be over the age of 21. 


Event Name:
Wine Down to the Weekend
Start Date:
May 14, 2015
End Date:
May 14, 2015
Start Time:
5:00 pm
End Time:
7:00 pm
Type:
Adult
Host:
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
No Admission
Location:
Reitz Home Carriage House
Description:

Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer and complimentary hors d' oeuvres in the unique and historic setting of our garden, veranda, and carriage house.  We serve from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and feature a variety of live entertainment.  No admission or reservation required.  All guests must be over the age of 21. 


Event Name:
Playing in the Past
Start Date:
May 16, 2015
End Date:
May 16, 2015
Start Time:
10am
End Time:
2pm
Type:
Children's
Host:
Reitz Home Museum
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
$8.00 per girl. Adults are free of charge
Location:
Reitz Home Carriage House
Description:

Girl Scouts will learn what life was like for girls in Victorian Evansville, and tour the beautiful home and carriage house. THey will make their own hand fans, calling cards, and dolls. The girls will earn the "Playing in the Past" skill building badge for Juniors. 

The event will take place on May 16th, from 10am-2pm.

Call to schedule your time today. Each program is 2 hours long. 

Admission must be paid in advance to place a reservation. Reservations will not be taken after May 13th.

Please contact Jackie Hoerst at:

812.426.1871 or [email protected]


Event Name:
Annual Free Admission Day
Start Date:
May 17, 2015
End Date:
May 17, 2015
Start Time:
11am
End Time:
3:30pm
Type:
General
Host:
Reitz Home Museum
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
Free Admission, No Reservation
Location:
Reitz Home Museum & Carriage House
Description:

Event Name:
Educational Lecture Series
Start Date:
May 20, 2015
End Date:
May 20, 2015
Start Time:
7:00 pm
End Time:
8:00 pm
Type:
Educational Lecture Series
Host:
Reitz Home Museum
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
Free for members, $5 for non-members
Location:
Reitz Home Carriage House
Description:

Jennifer Greene: 100 Years of Vintage Clothing

Come take a tour of one family’s clothing collection from 1870 to 1970.  The presentation will feature women’s clothing that speak to the times and also show the care the family took of such splendid dresses, skirts, and aprons.  In the Beardsley, Montgomery, and Gordon Collection many of the early items are handmade, including the detailed applique work.  Some of the later dresses are from local as well as national designers.  It will be a walk down the street in Evansville fashion.

Jennifer Greene, Archives & Reference Librarian from USI, will be presenting on this collection.


Event Name:
Wine Down to the Weekend
Start Date:
May 21, 2015
End Date:
May 21, 2015
Start Time:
5:00 pm
End Time:
7:00 pm
Type:
Adult
Host:
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
No Admission
Location:
Reitz Home Carriage House
Description:

Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer and complimentary hors d' oeuvres in the unique and historic setting of our garden, veranda, and carriage house.  We serve from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and feature a variety of live entertainment.  No admission or reservation required.  All guests must be over the age of 21. 


Event Name:
Nooks and Crannies Tour
Start Date:
May 23, 2015
End Date:
May 23, 2015
Start Time:
1:00pm
End Time:
3:30pm
Type:
General
Host:
Reitz Home Museum
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
$7.50 Adults, $2.50 Students, $1.50 under 12
Location:
Reitz Home Museum & Carriage House
Description:

Tour the home with Reitz Home Director, Matt Rowe. Make a reservation by calling 812.426.1871 by May 22.


Event Name:
Wine Down to the Weekend
Start Date:
May 28, 2015
End Date:
May 28, 2015
Start Time:
5pm
End Time:
7pm
Type:
Adult
Host:
Sponsor:
Admission Charge:
No Admission
Location:
Reitz Home Carriage House
Description:

Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer and complimentary hors d' oeuvres in the unique and historic setting of our garden, veranda, and carriage house.  We serve from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and feature a variety of live entertainment.  No admission or reservation required.  All guests must be over the age of 21.