Create Con brings together local business owners, nonprofit organizations and innovators who wish to collaborate, network and inspire one another. Hosting exhibitors and interactive demonstrations, Create Con will feature speakers and topics related to creative pursuits, from cooking and drawing to robotics and film-making.

This year’s special guests, Matt Williams, Dete Meserve and Dave McFadzean, are Evansville natives and graduates from the University of Evansville. As principals and founders of Wind Dancer Films, they will make a special presentation of their latest PBS Kids production Ready Jet Go!  (Fridays at 6:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on WNIN 9.1 PBS). They are all creative talents in their own right with production credits for creating TV shows such as Roseanne and Home Improvement. In addition, join Matt, Dete and Dave as they host a special Q&A session about the Hollywood television and film industry.

Additional special featured guests and presentations include:

  • At Home Happy Hour Cocktails with Moriah Rose, Lead Mixologist in the Blue Bar at Sauced
  • Pen Drawing with Pem, professional artist Pem Pfisterer Clark
  • Stop Motion Movie Animation Magic with Phillip Seitz
  • VEX Swept Away Playing Field robotic skills testing with Michael Cherry from Evansville Public Library.
  • Healthy Greek Recipes with Chef Doros Hadjisavva (chef and owner of Acropolis Restaurant)
  • Art Journaling as Expression with artist Sherry Groff
  • Riverfront Yoga with veteran yoga instructor Mark Goltiao (owner of Evansville Power Yoga)
  • DIY Publishing, Made Easy with self-publishing expert Dr. Karin Drummond
  • Beumont Grinn Productions: Giant Vision, Tiny Budget creating parade puppets with Warren Hayes and Fred Hillenbrand

Admission to Create Con on Saturday July 23rd is free to all members of the Evansville Museum as well as all members of WNIN. Otherwise, museum admission prices apply. As a special bonus, all Create Con attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in the Evansville Museum's Moon Festival & Super Saturday for free (Saturday, July 23rd only).

For more information about Create Con as well as detailed descriptions of all the presentations, refer to the WNIN Create Con web page at, or contact Nikki Wessley, WNIN Director of Events via phone at (812) 423-2973 ext. 136 or email at