Kentucky Fried Pickin’ Bluegrass Jam Festival

Get out your banjos, fiddles and mandolins and spring into the Kentucky Fried Pickin’ End of Winter Indoor Hotel Bluegrass Jam Festival (KFP) on March 16 and 17 at the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront.  Nothing is better than grabbing your instrument and picking with your friends.   The festival brings back the memories in which…

CVB OKs study of sports needs

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau has approved a $12,500 contract with Pinnacle Indoor Sports of Louisville for a study of the community’s needs for sports facilities. Norm Gill, a partner in the 18-year-old firm, will have results ready by the board’s April meeting, Mark Calitri, CVB president, told his board on Tuesday. “We…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend : March 2-4

2018 Owensboro Home & Garden Show Has Spring snuck up on you this year? You’re not alone. Here’s the perfect solution! The Home Builders Association of Owensboro is hosting the 2018 Owensboro Home & Garden Show at the Owensboro Convention Center on March 2-4. This is the perfect chance for homeowners to shake off the…

ROMP Fest Final Lineup Announced

One of the best parties in Owensboro just got even better. ROMP Fest, the International Bluegrass Music Museum’s annual fundraiser has finalized the lineup of musicians appearing at the 15th annual festival including Leftover Salmon, The Travelin’ McCourys, Jeff Austin Band and Michael Daves featuring Tony Trischka. The four-day music, camping, and art festival will…

Visit Owensboro partners with Kentucky Wesleyan College to promote Owensboro as a sports destination

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau has committed to a $20,000 investment in collaboration with Kentucky Wesleyan College athletics.  The investment will allow KWC to pursue major athletic events in compliance with the American Disabilities Act. “This investment puts KWC in an adequate position to attract new sporting events such as NCAA baseball and…

Top 3 Things To Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Feb. 23-25

Check out this weekends selection of fun and entertainment for the whole family. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Not to worry­– find out about all the excitement around Owensboro this week on our Calendar! An Evening with Ronnie Milsap Enjoy a rare, intimate evening with Ronnie Milsap at the RiverPark Center on Friday, Feb. 23…

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Presents the Music of John Williams

That minute in Star Wars where Darth Vader comes out. E.T. flying across the moon. The first time you see Jurassic Park. That memorable music comes from John Williams. Come relive your childhood at the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra with a special tribute performance to this incomparable film composer. With his instantly recognizable scores, John Williams…

2018 Owensboro Home & Garden Show

Anybody else tired of the winter weather? We are! Here’s the perfect solution. The Home Builders Association of Owensboro is looking forward to helping homeowners shake off the cold winter weather and plan their spring and summer projects!  The annual Owensboro Home & Garden Show will feature outdoor living displays, building and remodeling exhibits, special promotions…

CVB, convention center leaders on the road

Officials recruiting associations to hold events in Owensboro. Leaders of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Owensboro Convention Center are headed to Frankfort and Lexington on Thursday to recruit conventions, conferences and tournaments. “We aren’t waiting on events to come to us,” Mark Calitri, CVB president & CEO, said of the trip.…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Feb. 16-18

Dark Side of the Wall If you’re a Pink Floyd fan or just plain love Rock and Roll, Louisville cover band “The Dark Side of The Wall” recreates the legendary shows of Pink Floyd’s classic era.  Step back in the 1970s sound, while enjoying intelligent lighting and video production to create a multimedia experience.  Don’t…