The Centre | Evansville, Indianahttp://centre.evansvillegis.comThe Centre Upcoming Eventsen-us© The Centre 2017Saturday, September 23, 20175 The Centre | Evansville, Indiana Whether you are planning that special banquet event, wedding reception, corporate meeting, trade show, or convention, you can feel confident that the Evansville Auditorium and Convention Centre, known as "The Centre", is the perfect gathering place. Evansville Taco Festival Evansville's 1st Annual Taco Festival is coming Downtown on Saturday, October 14th! You’ll enjoy Margaritas and Tequila, Nachos and Salsa and of course Tacos! There will be Live Entertainment, Games and even a Kids Zone! Get creative with the Best Dressed Contest, or are you brave enough for a Chili Pepper Eating Contest, and don’t forget the Most Unique Taco Contest! Tickets are $4.99 for General Admission, $19.99 for Premium and $39.99 for VIP, Children age 6 and under are free and do not require a ticket. The Evansville Tack Festival is from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Thursday, August 31, 2017 Jazz & Wine Festival It’s time for the 10th Annual Evansville Jazz & Wine Festival! The 2017 Festival will feature the smooth sounds of jazz, delectable wines from the region's top vintners, and delicious food from local restaurants. The one-day celebration will showcase non-stop entertainment in the heart of Evansville's Downtown at the Old National Events Plaza and the Civic Center Plaza on Saturday, September 16 from 4:00pm to 11:00pm. Monday, August 28, 2017 100 Men Who Cook Sample the culinary creations of local, celebrity chefs at 100 Men Who Cook. 100 “Chefs” from our local community will prepare their best dish just for you on Saturday, August 26th at the Old National Event Plaza’s Exhibit Hall. Doors open at 6:00pm, with the Chefs’ parade and serving stations opening at 6:30pm. At 8:30pm the program starts featuring a live auction and entertainment. Friday, August 25, 2017 The Price Is Right! Live “Come On Down” and see the #1 game show of all time on stage - The Price Is Right Live! The Big Wheel is coming to the Old National Events Plaza on Tuesday, November 14 at 8:00pm! The Price Is Right has been entertaining generations for over 60 years, this time it could be you on that stage! Tickets go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10:00am. Seats are $53, $43 and $33. Open to legal residents of 50 United States and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico & Quebec), 18 years or older. Ticket purchase will not increase your chances of being selected to play. To register for chance to be a contestant, visit registration area at or near the venue box office 3 hours prior to show time. For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements, visit or call the box office. To enter theater to watch show, a ticket purchase is required. Sponsored by Good Games Live, Inc. Void where prohibited. Price is Right Live™/© 2017 FremantleMedia. All Rights Reserved. Monday, August 14, 2017 One Book, One Community On Thursday, September 28, the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library will welcome Author, Jamie Ford to the Old National Events Plaza for the 2017 One Book One Community Event. Jamie Ford is the great grandson of Nevada mining pioneer Min Chung, who emigrated from Kaiping, China, to San Francisco in 1865, where he adopted the western name “Ford,” thus confusing countless generations. His debut novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, spent two years on the New York Times bestseller list and went on to win the 2010 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature. His work has been translated into 34 languages. Jamie is still holding out for Klingon (that’s when you know you’ve made it). Admission is free and open to the public. Join us as Jamie Ford speaks on his book Thursday, September 28 at 7:00pm at the Old National Events Plaza Aiken Theatre. For more information about the event, visit For more on his book check here: Monday, July 31, 2017