The Centre | Evansville, Indianahttp://centre.evansvillegis.comThe Centre Upcoming Eventsen-us© The Centre 2017Friday, December 15, 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. The 3rd Annual MLK Scholarship Banquet The Evansville Baptist Ministers & Deacons Alliance presents: Living the Dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The 3rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Banquet is held at the Old National Events Plaza’s Ballrooms on Saturday, January 6 at 6:00pm. The Banquet Guest Speaker is Louis Gossett Jr. Gossett is an award-winning African American Actor, Oscar winner for his role in the TV Miniseries Roots, Donaldson Award winner for his Broadway debut Taking a Giant Step and founder of Eracism – foundation dedicated to eradicating racism. Thursday, December 14, 2017 Celebration of Leadership Join us for the 23rd Annual Celebration of Leadership on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in the Old National Events Plaza Ballroom! Celebration of Leadership is a remarkably diverse and inclusive annual event whereby Leadership Evansville publicly seeks out and honors individuals, projects or organizations who make significant, collaborative contributions that improve and transform our community. Celebration of Leadership recognizes examples of outstanding community and public service in the following categories: Arts, Community & Neighborhood, Education, Environment, Government & Public Service and Health & Social Service. Leadership Evansville intends to demonstrate and celebrate the depth of our citizens’ commitment to our community. Therefore, we offer a special thanks to anyone who takes the time to recognize and nominate our honorees. Without you, there is no celebration. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Kentucky Reptile Expo The Kentucky Reptile Expo is held each month in different cities throughout Kentucky, Ohio and here in Evansville. The show features captive bred reptiles and supplies from some of the top breeders in the country. It is an excellent opportunity to see fascinating reptiles, amphibians, spiders, insects, and more! This is your chance to talk with the experts to learn about what you need to care for these pets. It’s a great way to save money since almost all animals and products are offered at wholesale prices, which may be over 50% lower than those of pet stores. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Superbride Sunday 2018 Superbride Sunday is February 4, in the Old National Events Plaza’s Exhibit Hall. The VIP Hour is from 9:00am to 10:00am, General Admission Hours are 10:00am to 3:00pm. Admission is free. SuperBride Sunday is a totally unique bridal event experience designed with the bride and vendor in mind. SuperBride Sunday brings weddings to life and allows vendors to show off what they do while brides take the entire experience in. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Scotty McCreery Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011 at age 17, quickly establishing himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars. After winning Season Ten of “American Idol” and capturing the hearts of millions of television viewers nationwide, McCreery released his debut album, which was the best-selling solo album released by a country artist in 2011. Indeed, he became the youngest man in history to have his first album debut atop the all-genre Billboard Top 200 albums chart. By age 21, the talented singer/songwriter has sold more than 2.5 million albums and received both Platinum and Gold album certifications, debuted three consecutive albums at No. 1 on a Billboard chart, achieved one Gold and three Platinum-certified singles as well as two Top Ten hits, toured with Brad Paisley and The Band Perry, headlined his own tours, earned industry and fan accolades, amassed more than three million followers on Facebook and Twitter, received more than 150 million YouTube views...and he’s just getting started! His deep voice and irresistible sound create the perfect blend of contemporary and traditional country. With more than 300 live shows under his belt across the U.S., Canada, the Philippines and the Caribbean, McCreery has quickly become a crowd favorite appealing to all ages. His loyal fans – the McCreerians – are among the most dedicated and enthusiastic in the country music world. Friday, November 3, 2017