Kick the Cabin Fever with These Local Sporting Events!
Kick That Cabin Fever
The weather is starting to turn, and we may have finally said goodbye to Old Man Winter this year. Warmer weather has us all in search of something to do to get out of the house since the snow and ice this season has left a bad case of “Cabin Fever” in the tristate. We’re in luck – There’s something for everyone.
Calling all runners! This time of year we see races pop up everywhere from color runs to obstacle courses.
- Race for Your Rear 5K – March 22nd
- Kentucky National Guard Memorial 5K fun run/walk
- Shoe Shuffle 5K run/walk – April 6th
- Color Me Fun 5K – April 19th
- Hope In Motion 5K: Run in Color (also a fun run and 1 mile walk)
For those of you who like a bit more challenging feat, check out these!
- Owensboro 10 Miler (Downtown) – March 29th
- Evansville Screaming Eagles Running Series 10K – April 12th
It’s March Madness! Anything can happen!
March 26 – 29, 2014
The NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Elite 8 is back in Evansville where it all started. Eight regional champions will converge on Evansville where a national champion will be crowned on national television. The Division II Elite 8 spent its first 20 years in Evansville, IN from 1957 – 1976. The Championship returned in 2002 for the 25th anniversary of its departure and is back again (for two straight years).
- Monday, March 24 – Opening Ceremony
- Wednesday, March 26 – Quarterfinal games (12pm, 2:30pm, 6pm & 8:30pm)
- Thursday, March 27 – Semifinal games (6pm & 8:30pm televised on CBS Sports Network)
- Friday, March 28 – National Basketball Coaches Association Reece’s All Star Game (6pm)
- Saturday, March 29 – NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship game (2pm televised on CBS)
Call 812-492-9787812-492-9787 for more information. Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Ford Center box office.
For the Kids
We didn’t forget about the kids! We even thought of things for families to do together as the spring season unfolds. Evansville and Owensboro have plays tailored to children. The children’s museum is always fun as well.