Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Winter Storms Postpone, Cancel Many Holiday Events

Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Winter Storms Postpone, Cancel Many Holiday Events

Article excerpt

A number of Tri-State events have been postponed because of the winter storm. Here's a list of some of those postponements. If your organization's event is not represented here, send your information to and we'll add it to our list.

VU commencement

Vincennes University's Saturday commencement ceremony at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center begins at 11 a.m. EST, an hour later than originally scheduled. Participants should arrive at 9 a.m.

The university canceled its Friday afternoon commencement practices, according to Duane Chattin, VU's director of public information.

'The Nutcracker'

Friday's weather-related school closings in Evansville have canceled Indiana Ballet's Friday performance of "The Nutcracker" in the Academy for Innovative Studies. Those with tickets for that performance can use them for the 2:30 p.m. performance Saturday. Call 812-476-2787.

Habitat dedication

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville's home dedication at 206 S. Grand Avenue has been postponed until 3 p.m. Dec. 11. The event was originally scheduled to take place Saturday.

Red's Rockin' Christmas Show

Red's Rockin' Christmas Show at Vincennes University has been postponed to Dec. 12.

The show was originally scheduled for Sunday. Tickets are still available for the Dec. 12 show at Vincennes University's Red Skelton Performing Arts Center. The evening features a 7:30 p.m. EST performance by Terry Lee and Rockaboogie Band playing holiday favorites from the 50s and 60s.

General admission show tickets are $30 and are available by contacting Anne Pratt at 812-888-2105 or

Newburgh Celebrates

Newburgh Celebrates Christmas, which originally was planned for this weekend, has been postponed until the weekend of Dec. 13.

Carol Hicks Schaefer, executive director of Historic Newburgh Inc. …

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