Evansville restaurants, food festivals and other food news

EVANSVILLE — We’re bringing you Tri-State restaurant happenings and food news you need to know. Here’s the latest.

Large international festival in Bowling Green

The Bowling Green International Festival will happen on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Circus Square Park in Bowling Green, Ky. Enjoy traditional and modern music and dance, authentic cuisine from around the world including countries from Mexico and Central America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, and an international bazaar. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Kids 12 and under enter free.

Circus Square Park is at 601 State St., Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Harvest Festival at Healing Gardens

Corpus Christi Healing Gardens Food Ministry is hosting a Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday Sept. 25, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Stop by for 15 varieties of pumpkins and gourds, sausage burgers, apple cider and drinks, baked goods, kids’ activities, hayrides, raffle and much more. A chili cook-off and tasting will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Corpus Christi Healing Gardens is at 5528 Hogue Road.

Docstoberfest at local sports bar

Doc’s Sports Bar will be celebrating Docstoberfest on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 4-8 p.m. Pop in for the tapping of the Oktoberfest keg, special German menu items, giveaways and a stein hoisting competition.

Doc’s is at 1305 Stringtown Road; 812-401-1201.

Sundae Social at the orchard

The Evansville Countryside Orchard will host a Sundae Social on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 1-3 p.m. Enjoy a sundae or other chilly treat from JB’s Barnyard ice cream truck and pick apples from the orchard.

The Evansville Countryside Orchard is at 16800 Old Petersburg Road.; 812-490-9559.

German meal and concert

The Evansville Germania Maennerchor will host a fall concert and dinner on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 5-11 p.m. The Maennerchor and Damenchor concert begins at 7 p.m. and the Headliner Band will play dance music from 8-11 p.m. On the menu is a schnitzel meal with red cabbage, potatoes and green beans. Tickets are $15. Reserve by Tuesday, Sept. 20 by calling 812-422-1915 after 3 p.m.

Germania Maennerchor is at 916 N. Fulton Ave.; 812-422-1915.

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